May 13, 2018 Weekend Bulletin

Events & Announcements

Welcome to Vancouver Church. Connecting and building meaningful relationships is a huge part of what we believe in. We would love to hear from you. Please fill out a connections card and place it in the offering bucket. If this is your first visit, please bring your card to the Welcome Center, located in the church foyer, after the worship gathering. We want to warmly welcome you with a small gift! Text VCConnect to 97000 for a link to our connections card.

No Middle School Youth Collective today. Parent Meeting Sunday, June 3. We’ll have a brief parent meeting in the student ministries room directly following the 11. All Middle School Youth Collective parents are welcome to join us and we are strongly encouraging parents of current 5th grade students to come, meet the staff, and learn what the Middle School Youth Collective is all about, as well as answer any questions you may have.

Spiritual Warfare. Adults are invited to a challenging class that is currently looking at what the Bible says about the devil and spiritual warfare using material from “Christianity Today” and group discussion. The Early Risers adult class meets Sundays at 8am in the fireside room. For more info contact Jim Underwood,, or just show up at class.

Friday Game Night May 18. Grab your favorite board game and come for an evening of fun in the fireside room at 7pm. Friday Game Night is a connection event offering all ages an opportunity to get to know someone new over a friendly game. Everyone is invited! If you have questions, call Justin at 360-909-8806.

Ladies, let’s play Bunco! Bring a friend and join the fun on Monday, May 21 in room 120. The event begins at 6pm with time for fellowship and snacking. Bunco starts at 6:30 and will finish by 8pm. If you haven’t played Bunco before, don’t let that stop you. Come prepared to have fun and win prizes! Each person is asked to bring a finger food/snack item to share. Drinks are provided. Questions? Call Mary at 360-949-3094. Child care is not provided.

Go Ye! Missions Concert, hosted by our Traditional Worship Ministry, Wednesday, May 23, at 7pm in the sanctuary. This benefit concert supports our missions and outreach ministries. All freewill offerings will go towards computers and office equipment for Kleen Street, a men’s transitional home to help veterans re-establish their lives. Free admission!

Save the Date: Financial Peace University begins a new 9-week course on Thursday, June 7, and will meet from 6:30-8:30pm in the fireside room. Cost is $90. Registration begins Sunday, May 20.

Cafe Connection Summer Location: starting Sunday, June 3 all of the delicious Portland Roasting coffee, hot tea, and ice cold water will be set up in the church foyer and not in the multipurpose room.

CLIMB Summer Camp. Middle School Youth Collective is going camping, white water rafting, and rock climbing! This experience is designed to take students to a place where they can unplug, overcome challenges, try new adventures, and get face to face with Jesus. Check in Thursday, June 28 at 5pm; return Sunday, July 1 at 12:30pm. Cost $185. Details, including packing list, will be emailed to registrants prior to event.

Giving. Text any $ amount to 84321. Follow the prompts to set up your account. For your convenience, giving envelopes are always available in the pews, at the Welcome Center, and in the church office. “Revive & Thrive” giving envelopes are available in the church foyer as well.

2018 Jay Kennedy Memorial Scholarship Applications are available now online at If you, or someone you know, is interested in pursuing a degree in ministry or service, please complete your application and email it to by 5pm on Friday, June 8, 2018. Contact Justin Riley at (360) 909-8806 or email if you have any questions.


Opportunities to Serve

The Foundation Board has an opportunity for you to score scholarship applications. If you are interested in participating in this highly rewarding process, contact Justin Riley at (360) 909-8806 or e-mail

Weekend Teaching

Doing Good

Chris Kainu / Casey Graves - May 13, 2018

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