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ALL Leader Training | 08.26.17

August 26th, 2017

God has given everyone a unique opportunity to lead in some capacity. Whether you are leading yourself, a small group, or an entire organization, God has placed a call on your life to lead with excellence and joy!

We want to see this excitement for leadership and service at Portico! This is why we host our All Leader Training, a twice a year event focused on training, equipping, and encouraging leaders of all kinds in our church and community.

The All Leader Training will be on Saturday, August 26, and will be held at Cherrydale Baptist Church (3910 Lorcom Ln, Arlington, VA 22207). This event is mandatory for all current Portico leaders (elders, deacons, CG leaders, DG leaders, team lead). This training is also for those interested in leading at Portico and want to get more information as to what that looks like. We encourage all to make plans to join us for a day of training, eating, celebration, and fun!

Bring the entire family. We have an environment scheduled and staffed for onsite childcare during the training times (9 am - 12 pm).

The main training sessions will be held between 9:00 am – 12:00 pm and lunch will be provided from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm.

Please register to this event and let us know if you will be bringing any little ones.

Looking forward to a great day with you!

Questions? Contact Pastor of Worship + Leadership, Jonny Reeve at jreeve@porticoarlington.org.

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PorticoKids Volunteer Training | 08.27.17

August 27th, 2017

Join us Sunday, August 27 from 8:30 - 10:00 am for a PorticoKids Volunteer Training at HB Woodlawn in the Orchestra Room.

The training meeting is for those interested in children’s ministry and current volunteers. This training will include a review of the Portico Kids handbook to ensure everyone is current with our policies and safety procedures. Our time together will also further equip us to boldly share the gospel with the youngest generation.

Please register here if you are able to attend. Childcare and a light breakfast will be provided.

Please contact Portico Kids Director Sammy Dial at sdial@porticoarlington.org, if you have any questions.

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Prayer & Worship Night | 09.08.17

September 8th, 2017

Come join us for a Prayer and Worship Night, Friday, September 8 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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Public Faith | 09.15.17

September 15th, 2017

Public Faith: Learning to Think Critically, Engage Winsomely, and Share the Love of Jesus in a Pluralistic Society

Do you have a desire for those around you to know Jesus, yet you wrestle with how to communicate the Gospel in the midst of a culture that often makes fun of those who are religious?

Come join us (and bring a friend) at the Portico Church Office (3240 Wilson Blvd. Suite 200 Arlington, 22201) on Friday, September 15, where Pastor of Urban Outreach Steve Reed will walk you through the following:

  • How to initiate the conversation in a disarming manner
  • How to overcome fears of sharing your faith
  • How to answer tough questions such as: You may live by faith, but I base my positions on evidence—why should I believe if you can’t prove God to me? How can you say that good people are lost just because they don’t believe in Jesus? I can’t believe in a God who allows so much suffering in the world. The Bible is historically unreliable and regressive, how can you seriously follow what it says in there?
  • How to apply the gospel to controversial topics of the day (ex. sex and gender issues)

There will be a teaching section, a Q & A, and a time to pray by name for those in your life who don’t know Jesus.

There will also be a casual hangout at a local spot afterward, for those who want to join.

The event will begin at 7:00 pm sharp, in order respect everyone's time. Please email Steve at sreed@porticoarlington.org if you want to attend but need to be late.

The Public Faith Group will meet once a month, covering a different topic each time.


Clarendon Day | 09.23.17

September 23rd, 2017

Dear Portico Church Arlington,

We have a fantastic opportunity to be present in our local community in a big way – Clarendon Day 2017.

Clarendon Day is an annual street fair which draws over 20,000 people for fun, food, and music. It is free and a great time for locals to gather together. Find out more HERE.

Being on mission together begins by being present in our cities. For a fourth year in a row Portico Church Arlington has signed up as a non-profit exhibitor at Clarendon Day. We are excited for this opportunity to get out and meet/serve our city.

As a non-profit exhibitor, we will have an official spot with a tent. Our goal is to connect with everyone at the event, letting them know we are here and encouraging them to come check out Portico. In the past couple years, this has brought us new attenders and now members! We will have some info sheets and some swell Portico-branded swag to hand out. We hope to make many new connections.

This is an all-hands-on-deck outreach. We are asking everyone who calls Portico Church home to join us in attending and serving at Clarendon Day on September 23.

Please sign up here to be a Clarendon Day event volunteer.

Contact Sammy Dial at sdial@porticoarlington.org with any questions or for more info about serving at Clarendon Day.

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Baptism Service | 09.24.17

September 24th, 2017

Are you a follower of Christ and have yet to be baptized? Portico Church Arlington will be baptizing believers right after service at H-B Woodlawn Secondary School on Sunday, September 24.

Baptism is a powerful means of grace in the life of any believer. If you know Jesus and have never been baptized, please join us.

Please sign up here for baptism or to find out more information, please contact Lead Pastor Jason Conner

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Jam Night | 09.29.17

September 29th, 2017

Are you a musician? Are you interested in playing with the worship team? Then come out to JAM Night on June 2! JAM Night is just as as described - a night of music, jamming, food, and fun.

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

JAM Night will be held on Friday September 29 at the Portico Church Office (3240 Wilson Blvd. Suite 200 Arlington, 22201) from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. For more information contact Pastor of Worship + Leadership, Jonny Reeve, jreeve@porticoarlington.org


Fall Women's Gathering with Aimee Byrd | 09.30.17

September 30th, 2017

The women of Portico are invited to a Fall Gathering with special guest Aimee Byrd, author of No Little Women: Equipping All Women in the Household of God. Following a time of worship and testimony, Aimee will speak to us about the essential need for every woman to be equipped to pursue Biblical knowledge, understanding, and discernment.

We will gather from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Portico Church Office (3240 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 200, Arlington, VA 22201). Light refreshments and coffee will be served.

About our speaker: Aimee Byrd is a Bible study teacher and author of Housewife Theologian and Theological Fitness. She speaks at women's retreats, blogs about theology and the Christian life, and cohosts The Mortification of Spin podcast.

If you have any additional questions please contact Teresa Cupit at tcupit@porticoarlington.org.