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FOUNDATIONS | 10.20.17 & 10.21.17

October 20th - October 21st, 2017


FOUNDATIONS is an introduction to the community, theology, and values of Portico Church Arlington. It’s a snapshot of what it means to be a member on mission with us. If you are new, FOUNDATIONS is a great place to connect with others.


How it works…FOUNDATIONS will take place over two days, beginning with a Friday evening session over dinner from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The evening will be an opportunity to engage with others over good food and hear from our leaders about the vision, values, and mission of our church.

The Saturday session will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Portico Church Office in Clarendon (3240 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 200, Arlington, VA, 22201). The pastors and leaders of Portico will teach on how we live out the three identities we embody as disciples of Jesus: Worshippers, Family, and Missionaries. Attending both sessions serves as our pathway to membership. The Saturday session will include:

  • belonging to God: theology, beliefs and overview of the Gospel
  • belonging to each other: membership, community, service, and gifts
  • belonging on mission: local and global outreach

There will also be plenty of time for discussion. For the Saturday session, a cost of $10 (per person) is required for materials.

If you would like to attend the Friday session or both, please sign up here. Space is limited so register soon!

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Core Conversation: What is Reformed Theology? | 10.22.17 - 11.19.17

October 22nd - November 19th, 2017

Do you desire to have a better understanding of human nature, God's grace, and the meaning of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection?

Join us for a five week teaching series that will give an overview of Reformed Theology.

We will explore what the Bible teaches regarding who God is, who we are, and how God saves us through his Son.

  • Core Conversation: What is Reformed Theology?
  • Sundays, October 22 - November 19
  • 1:00 to 2:30 pm
  • Portico Church Office ( 3240 Wilson Blvd #200, Arlington, VA 22201 )

If you have any questions, contact Pastor Nate Wagner.

Core Conversations are one-day teaching sessions designed to engage, equip, and challenge us on issues of faith in a relaxed, interactive environment.

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PorticoMOMS Night Out | 10.27.17

October 27th, 2017

All moms and moms-to-be are invited to a special PorticoMOMS Night Out at the home of April Fry on Friday, October 27, from 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm.

We will gather to share food, fellowship, and encouragement. If you are able to attend, please sign-up here. Address and parking information will be sent to all registered attendees.

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Core Conversation: Not Married - The Pursuit of Joy in Singleness and Dating | 11.03.17 - 12.15.17

November 3rd, 2017

Join us for 5 Friday nights as we discuss some of the specific challenges, biases, and misconceptions about what it means to be Christian and not married.

During our time together we will be asking questions such as:

"Does God want me to be married?"

"Do I have to be married to mature as a Christian?"

"What purpose does God have for my life when I am not married?"

"What is a good and wise way to date?"

"Does God want me to marry?"

The answers to these questions may surprise you!

  • When: We will meet together on five Friday nights: 11/3, 11/10, 12/1, 12/8, and 12/15 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm.
  • Where: We will meet at Portico Church's office (3240 Wilson Blvd. #200 Arlington, VA 22201)
  • Who: Anyone who is not married!
  • Why: To seek God's wisdom in our present situation
  • What: We will read "Not Yet Married: The Pursuit of Joy in Singleness and Dating" by Marshall Segal and have teaching from Pastor of Spiritual Formation Nate Wagner and April Fry

Core Conversations are teaching sessions designed to engage, equip, and challenge us on issues of faith in a relaxed, interactive environment.

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Prayer & Worship Night | 11.17.17

November 17th, 2017

Come join us for a Prayer and Worship Night, Friday, November 17 at 7:30 pm at the Portico Church Office.

We will spend our time together in prayer for our church and our city, as we ask God to prepare us to be ambassadors of God in all areas of our lives - from our work, to our relationships, to our church.

We will also spend time in worship, as we remember the grace of God in our lives in that he provides for and sustains us, and calls us into His magnificent work of building the church and transforming lives by the power of the Gospel.

All are welcome! Please let us know you will be attending by registering here.

If you have questions, please contact Pastor of Worship + Leadership Jonny Reeve at jreeve@porticoarlington.org

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Child Dedication | 11.19.17

November 19th, 2017

Child Dedication is a parental commitment to raising their children to become Godly men and women that are fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. It is also an opportunity for those at Portico to pledge themselves to support and encourage your family in raising your children to know and love God.

On Sunday, November 19, we will have a Child Dedication during the morning worship service at H-B Woodlawn (4100 Vacation Ln, Arlington, VA 22207). If you would like to have your child dedicated to the Lord, please register here by Monday, November 6.

If you have additional questions please contact Director of Children's Ministry, Sammy Dial at sdial@porticoarlington.org