News & Announcements
Communion Next Sunday: March 26
We invite all baptized members in good standing in any evangelical church to partake in communion in this Sunday's services. Please prepare to come to the Lord's Table in a worthy manner (1 Cor. 11:27-29).
Lent Wednesday Evening Prayer
We will have prayer on Wednesday evenings from 7:30–9pm on the 2nd Floor. We encourage you to come deepen your relationship with God through individual and corporate prayer during this Lent season.
Short-Term Missions 2017: East Asia Partnership Support Trip
We will be sending a team to East Asia in support of the long-term work going on there through our global partner. The trip dates are June 16–July 10, 2017. If you are interested in applying for this trip, please e-mail Pastor Dan Whang (firstname.lastname@example.org) to request an application. The application due date is March 19.
Explore Wycliffe Bible Translators Event: Sat, April 1, 8:45am–2:30pm
Are you interested in Bible translation, serving overseas, or learning more about how God can use you to impact the nations? You are invited to the one-day Explore Wycliffe event on Saturday, April 1, hosted by Renewal Church. You'll get to know Wycliffe, hear personal stories, learn about various opportunities like language survey, literacy, support services, and more. A Q&A time with some of our experienced staff (current and retired missionaries) will also help you learn about our goals to reach the Bibleless and how God can use you help people gain access to His Word. Please join us and discover how your gifts have a place in reaching the least, the last, and the lost! For more information and to register for this event, please visit: bit.ly/ExploreWycliffe. A $10 non-refundable registration fee is required. Lunch and snacks are provided.
Renewal Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday, April 15
Renewal is having our annual Easter Egg Hunt for our West Philly community at Clark Park on Saturday, April 15, from 11am–1pm! We're inviting family, friends, and neighbors to join us for the egg hunt, crafts, and fellowship!
Renewal families will receive a pre-registration form through the Renewal Parent Community Google group. If you are a Renewal member or regular attendee, but are not part of the Google group, please contact Samantha Kim (email@example.com) for the pre-registration form.
We're looking for volunteers for the Easter Egg Hunt Prep Day (Sunday, April 9, 11:30am) and/or the day of the Easter Egg Hunt (8am–2pm). Please sign up to volunteer at www.renewalchurch.org/easter-egg-hunt if you're interested in serving!
Lastly, we are asking for donations of individually wrapped nut-free candy or snacks (e.g. goldfish, pretzels, popcorn, etc.) for the event. You can drop off donations in the collection box in the lobby up until Sunday, April 9.
2016 Tax-Deduction Letters
If you have a Renewal e-giving account and would like to receive a tax deduction letter for your 2016 giving, please e-mail our Treasury Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org). Letters will only be provided upon e-mail request. If you would like a record of your giving kept for 2017, we ask that you give online through an e-giving account. Please visit www.renewalchurch.org/giving for instructions.
Renewal Men's Basketball Association Intramural League
Participate in RBA 2017 for an opportunity to fellowship with brothers in our church! Registration is now closed. Contact Victor Rong (email@example.com) with any questions. Games will be played at the Marple Newtown Gauntlett Community Center on the following dates:
- Sunday March 12 (2-5pm)
- Sunday March 19 (2-5pm)
- Sunday March 26 (2-5pm)
- Sunday April 2 (2-5pm)
- Sunday April 9 (2-5pm)
- Saturday April 22 (1-4pm)
- Sunday April 30 (2-5pm)
Subscribe to our emergency alert system to receive a text message in cases of extreme weather, disaster or other emergency. This alert system will be used (along with email, Web updates, and Facebook) for any snow or weather related cancellations.
Medical Campus Outreach (MCO: Sunday, March 25, 12:30pm–6pm
MCO is partnering with Renewal on Saturday, March 25, starting at 12:30pm to provide door-to-door health screens and share about the gospel with those we meet in the community. After the outreach, we'll have a group debriefing and enjoy fellowship over dinner at 5:00pm. Please contact Charlene Chen (firstname.lastname@example.org) if interested in participating in the outreach. Non-healthcare folks are also invited to join teams that go out, to get to know our community better.
Upcoming Service Opportunities
Learn more about the various mercy ministry opportunities each month.