Thoughtful Faith Community

Thoughtful Faith Community (TFC) is a time for our congregation to come together for fellowship and education. The schedule has been aligned the schedule to allow children, youth, and adults to participate more fully. Additionally, intergenerational and mission activities have been included, as well as youth opportunities and new children’s programming.

Schedule

5:15-6:15 p.m.: Wednesday Night Dinner

5:45-6:15 p.m.: TFC-Kids (pre-K to 2nd grades and 3rd to 5th grades)

6:00-7:00 p.m.: TFC-Youth

6:15-7:00 p.m.: TFC-Adults

6:15-7:00 p.m.: Children’s Choirs Rehearsal

Childcare is provided for newborns through pre-k (3-year-olds) from 5:30-7:00 p.m.

TFC News

TFC: Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:30-7:00 p.m. Dinner, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Fellowship Hall Menu: Shepherd’s Pie OR Veggie Bangers & Mash, Brown Butter Cabbage, Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies Kids Entrée: Grilled Cheese & Potato Wedges If you have not already, please make...

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TFC: Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 4:30-7:00 p.m. Dinner, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Fellowship Hall Menu: Coq au Vin OR Mushrooms Con Fit, Brown Butter Potatoes, Honey Dijon Carrots, Lemon Coconut Pixies Kids Entrée: Fried Chicken Sliders If you have not already, please make your...

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TFC: Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:30-7:00 p.m. Dinner, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Fellowship Hall Menu: Tuscan Beef Stew OR Eggplant Lasagna, Parmesan Polenta, Rosemary Roasted Vegetables, Amaretto Tartlets Kids Entrée: Meatball Subs If you have not already, please make your...

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Dinner

5:15-6:15 p.m., Fellowship Hall

As a church family, a meal is served around tables in the Fellowship Hall from 5:15-6:15 p.m. During this time of fellowship, announcements, birthdays and anniversaries, and prayer concerns are shared. Dinners are being prepared by our own Christopher Ahart and Madelyn Albright. You’ve experienced Chris’ artistry is worship; join us on Wednesdays to be delighted by his culinary skills. Chris has worked in the Richmond restaurant industry for 15 years. The dinner menu includes meat, vegetarian, and children’s entrées, along with a variety of sides including a salad bar, vegetables, and dessert.

Reservations are required by 11AM on Mondays before the dinner. You may make your reservation by contacting the church office. When you make your reservation, please indicate how many vegetarian and children’s entrées you’d like for your family.

Weekly Costs
Adults & Youth – $9/each; Children – $5/each; Family Max – $25

Our children will learn about the missionaries our church supports, other cultures, and mission opportunities in Richmond and around the world that they can become involved in.

TFC-Kids, 5:45-6:15 p.m.
• Pre-K – 1st Grades, UC #228
• 2nd-5th Grades, UC #228

Children’s Choirs, 6:15-7:00 p.m.
• Cherub Choir, directed by Ken Wilson with Cathy Wilson & Rose Browning – Pre-K & Kindergarten, UC #232
• Carol Choir, directed by Suzanne Spicer – 1st & 2nd Grades, Youth Rehearsal Room
• Crusader Choir, directed by Bob Gallagher – 3rd-5th Grades, Youth Rehearsal Room

 

TFC-Kids Spring 2020 Program Schedule

January 1: No TFC
January 8: TFC-Churchwide: Epiphany Celebration
January 15: TFC-Multigenerational: MLK with Sandy Rooney
January 22: Missions Education
January 29: Missions Education
February 5: Games & Snacks
February 12: Missions Education
February 19: Missions Education
February 26: Ash Wednesday Activity & Service
March 4: Games & Snacks
March 11: Missions Education
March 18: Missions Education
March 25: Games & Snacks
April 1: Missions Education
April 8: No TFC – Spring Break
Thurs. April 9: Maundy Thursday Service
April 15: Missions Education
April 22: Games & Snacks
April 29: Missions Education
May 6: Missions Education
May 13: Games & Snacks
May 20: Games & Snacks

TFC-Youth, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Youth Area

Following dinner on Wednesdays, from 6:00–7:00 p.m. the youth will gather for activities and discipleship opportunities. This allows our teenagers to grow together as a spiritual community and have fun together.

TFC-Youth Spring 2020 Program Schedule

January 1: No TFC
January 8: TFC-Churchwide: Epiphany Celebration
January 15: TFC-Multigenerational: MLK with Marnie Fisher-Ingram
January 22: Games & Dessert
January 29: Games & Dessert
February 5: Games & Dessert
February 12: Games & Dessert
February 19: Games & Dessert
February 26: Ash Wednesday Service
March 4: Games & Dessert
March 11: Games & Dessert
March 18: Games & Dessert
March 25: Games & Dessert
April 1: Games & Dessert
April 8: No TFC – Spring Break
Thurs. April 9: Maundy Thursday Service
April 15: Games & Dessert
April 22: Games & Dessert
April 29: Games & Dessert
May 6: Games & Dessert
May 13: Games & Dessert
May 20: Educator Recognition Evening

Program, 6:15-7:00 p.m. Assembly Room or Fellowship Hall

Adult programs continue to be interesting and fun educational programs led by our congregation, ministerial staff, and outside speakers. 

TFC-Adults Spring 2020 Program Schedule

January 1: No TFC
January 8: TFC-Churchwide: Epiphany Celebration
January 15: TFC-Multigenerational: MLK with Ed Pruden
January 22: Acts of Faith Overview with Hannah Miller
January 29: Psalms Bible Study with Rev. Dr. Bert Browning
February 5: Psalms Bible Study with Rev. Dr. Bert Browning
February 12: Psalms Bible Study with Rev. Dr. Bert Browning
February 19: Psalms Bible Study with Rev. Dr. Bert Browning
February 26: Ash Wednesday Service
March 4: The “Grace of Les Mis” with Roy Terry and Andrew Terry
March 11: The “Grace of Les Mis” with Roy Terry and Andrew Terry
March 18: The “Grace of Les Mis” with Roy Terry and Andrew Terry
March 25: The “Grace of Les Mis” with Roy Terry and Andrew Terry
April 1: The “Grace of Les Mis” with Roy Terry and Andrew Terry
April 8: No TFC – Spring Break
Thurs. April 9: Maundy Thursday Service
April 15: “Loving what God Loves”
April 22: An Alkulana Alumni Celebration
April 29: CARITAS with Tiffany Terry
May 6: LUCHA Ministries with Greg and Sue Smith
May 13: Elijah Brown (BWA President)
May 20: Educator Recognition Evening