Baby Bottle Boomerang | 01.21.18 - 02.11.18

On January 21, Sanctity of Life Sunday, Portico will launch a Baby Bottle Boomerang Campaign to support Assist Pregnancy Center, a local Christ-centered ministry that exists to share the love of God in our community by encouraging life-affirming choices. Assist offers pregnancy tests, counseling, parenting classes, and medical referrals for women and families in need of support as they face pregnancy.

What is a Baby Bottle Boomerang Campaign? It's simple. You can pick up a baby bottle on Sunday, fill it with change (or cash/check), and return it by Sunday, Feb 11. What a powerful way to "make change for life!"

Questions? Contact Outreach Coordinator Matthew Walker at

Foundations | 0.19.18 - 01.20.18


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!

Please contact Pastor Nate Wagner with any additional questions.

Parenting Class | 01.21.18 - 03.25.18

Join us for a 9 week class that will explore how the Gospel forms us as parents. 

During our 9 weeks together, we will look at 14 Gospel principles that will help to give us a "big view" of what parents are called to as they disciple their children. 

This class will be hosted by the Sunday morning community group, led by Geoff and Danielle Peck, and childcare will be provided by Portico Kids. 

Several wise and experienced parents will lead the teaching and discussion during our time together, and we will also go through the book "Parenting" by Paul David Tripp

The Class will meet on Sunday mornings from January 21 through March 25, 2017, before church in classroom 105 at H-B Woodlawn from 9:00 am - 10:00 am. 

All parents, or those who desire to be parents are welcome to REGISTER HERE and attend!

If you have any additional questions please contact Pastor Nate Wagner at

ALL Leader Training | 02.03.18

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, February 3, 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 HERE 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


Men's Breakfast | 02.10.18

CALLING ALL MEN: Join us for breakfast and a time of teaching. We will continue exploring what it looks like to stop living in the shadow of Adam’s failure [old man] and start living in the light of Christ’s accomplishment [new man].

  • Portico Men’s Breakfast
  • Saturday, February 10
  • 7:00 - 8:45 am
  • Portico Church Office (3240 Wilson Blvd. Suite 200 Arlington, 22201)
  • COST: free

Please RSVP here

If you have questions, contact Thomas Sacchieri at

Portico 'Date Night' | 02.24.18

If you never look under the hood of your car, eventually it’ll break down and you’ll go nowhere. The same can be said of marriage. If you never take a close look ‘under the hood’ of your marriage, things will break down.

‘Date Night’ is a ministry designed to strengthen marriages. It is fun, interactive and provides an environment for working on the core areas where marriages traditionally struggle. 

This Date Night session will focus on roles and decision making in marriage.

Here’s how Date Night works. We will gather at the Portico Church Arlington Office from 6:00 - 7:30 pm on Saturday, February 24. During our time, we will engage one specific topic where marriages traditionally struggle (communication, money, sex, roles, etc.). At the end of the session, we will hand out homework to be completed together that evening. Our hope is that you will leave the office, go to dinner at one of the many restaurants within walking distance of the office, and finish your assignment.

Please REGISTER HERE to let us know you will be attending and don't forget to make reservations for your dinner!

If you have any additional questions please contact Jason Conner at

PorticoKids Volunteer Training | 02.25.18

Join us Sunday, February 25 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 is required for 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 serve our families.

Please RSVP “Yes” to this event if you are able to attend. Childcare is available and a light breakfast will be provided.

Please contact Portico Kids Director Sammy Dial at if you have any questions.