Sunday Announcements

 Week of February 18, 2018 


Sunday Adult Forum – 9-9:45am, Fellowship HallWe are discussing “Hot Topics” and for the next few weeks we’ll be focused on Gender Based Violence and Capital Punishment & Abortion.  We will be looking at how our ELCA has responded to these concerns with Social Statements, Social Messages and Advocacy and exploring our own thoughts and experiences, as well.  All are welcome!


Sunday School - All Kids Invited!  9 am - Preschool through 6th Grade using a new and interactive curriculum called “Dig: The Bible in One Year.” Youth – 9am - Grades 7-12 join us in the Youth Room for discussion, fellowship and prayer.



Continue your Lenten Journey on Wednesdays during Lent

Soup & Stories - Wednesdays, 7pm - 2/21 & 2/28 - (3/7 – One Wednesday) - 3/14 & 3/21 - Join Pastor Lynn for a light meal and a series of conversations around the history (and future!) of Lutherans in America.  Having just celebrated the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we’ll look at four centuries of planting the Lutheran Church from Germany (and other countries) to this ‘new’ land and consider the question, “where does the Lutheran church go from here?”


Family Fun NightGAME NIGHT EDITIONTODAY at 4pm in the Fellowship Hall for an evening of FUN, FOOD, and FELLOWSHIP! Bring your favorite games to play and a snack or dessert to share. We will provide the main meal (donations will be accepted). Everyone is Invited!


EPICS (Experienced People in Christ’s Service) Potluck Luncheon - Thursday, February 22nd  - 12:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall -  Last names beginning with A-C bring a dessert, D-L bring a side dish or salad, and M-Z bring a main dish. Food does not have to be homemade.  Beverages will be provided.  RSVP: Please sign up on the Narthex kiosk by February 19th.  Following lunch John Redden will lead a discussion on the Jewish Talmud.



King of Kings Book ClubJoin us on Monday, February 26th, 7 pm, when we discuss Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande.


Preschool Registration for the 2018 – 2019 school year has begun!  For more information about our preschool please pick up a brochure and registration form located at the welcome center in the narthex or contact our Preschool at 703-378-7419 or


24th Annual Women’s Retreat - April 6-8 at Hallowood Retreat Center located in Dickerson, MD – This is the Retreat about NOTHING - Beginning with 7 pm dinner on Friday, returning home by Sunday lunch. Well, it’s not really about totally NOTHING, but an exciting new approach to the women’s retreat. Many have asked for the retreat to have a service element built into the weekend and more time to just relax and get away from the bustle of Northern Virginia. There will be optional activities and time to just do what you want alone or with friends. Check out the facility at RSVP: Sign up on the sheet in the Narthex or email Director Judi with questions or to reserve a spot - The cost is $245 and includes two nights in a hotel-like setting, 5 meals, unlimited coffee and tea, and all linens. There is also a one-night option if rooms are still available for $150. Financial assistance is available.


Men’s Retreat - April 13th - 15th at Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp located in Fort Valley, VA - We will help maintain and update their grounds - The retreat is for men of all ages, from high school age young men to more experienced retired men, and all men in between. And we welcome any men that you would like to invite. Cost: $125 – More info can be found in your February Connection Newsletter. RSVP: Sign up via the KOK website or on the Narthex Kiosk. 


Vacation Bible School - Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus - July 9th - 13th - 9am - 12pm - Registration will begin March 1st for Preschool through Rising 6th Graders! Join us as we find out that when life gets stormy Jesus rescues us!


Special Needs Vacation Bible School - Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus - July 16th - 20th - Choose One Session: Either 9am - 12pm (including lunch) OR 5pm - 8pm (including dinner) Join us as we find out that when life gets stormy Jesus rescues us! Registration will begin April 1st  for kids of all ages.

This Week at King of Kings

TODAY/ February 18

8:00/10:00am                        Worship

9:00am                                  Sunday School

11:30am                                 Sandwich Making/Fellowship Hall

1:00pm                                  Korean Worship/Sanctuary & Fellowship Hall

4:00pm                                  Martha’s Table Delivery

4:00pm                                  Game Night/Fellowship Hall

4:00pm                                  Youth Gathering Get Together/Youth Room


Monday                                 Church Office/Preschool Closed

6:30pm                                  AA Women/Youth Room

6:30pm                                  Special Needs Support Group and Dinner/Fellowship Hall & Kidz Korner

7:00pm                                  Spiritual Formation Group/Library



9:30-11:30am                        MOPS/Fellowship Hall & Kidz Korner

9:45am                                  Preschool Chapel/Sanctuary

12:30-2pm                             Preschool/Fellowship Hall

5:30pm                                  Confirmation Ministry

7:00pm                                  Congregational Council/Fellowship Hall

                                             NO Bell Choir Rehearsal/Sanctuary



9:30-11:45am                         Preschool ESOL/Music Room

9:45am                                  Preschool Chapel/Sanctuary

7:00pm                                  Soup & Story/Fellowship Hall

7:30pm                                  Bible Study/Board Room



9:30-11:45am                        Preschool ESOL/Music Room

12:30pm                                EPICS Potluck/Fellowship Hall

7:00pm                                  AA/Fellowship Hall

7:30pm                                  Adult Choir Rehearsal/Sanctuary & Music Room



9:30am                                  Bible Study/Youth Room

12:30-2pm                             Preschool/Fellowship Hall

7:00pm                                  AA/Youth Room


Friday-Saturday                  30 Hour Famine Lock-In


Next Sunday/February 25

8:00/10:00am                       Worship

9:00am                                  Sunday School

1:00pm                                  Korean Worship/Sanctuary & Fellowship Hall