July 1, 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!
Middle School Youth Collective Summer Schedule:
July 1 – No morning gathering as staff will be away at Summer Camp
July 4 – No Wednesday Night Middle School Youth Collective
July 8 – We’ll meet in the Student Ministries room from 11am-12:15pm
July 11 – Wednesday Night Summer Kick Off! During July & August we’ll gather on Wednesday nights from 6:30-8:30pm at The Gaither’s house for swimming, BBQ, and grade & gender specific life groups. Make sure to bring your swimsuits and towels so you can join in the fun! Details and registration online at: vancouverchurch.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/141643. Wednesday nights are FREE! We must have parent contact info and other important information, in case of an emergency, prior to July 11th kick off.
Early Risers Adult Bible Class begins a 12-session course, Being the Church, on Sunday, July at 8am in the fireside room. If you have questions about the church or how you are supposed to interact with it, you are invited to come and learn God’s heart for you and the church with illustrations from trusted leaders like Rick Warren, G.K. Chesterton, and Philip Yancey.
KNOWN High School Summer Camp July 11-16. Our hope is that students realize their identity as a follower of Jesus; that they are a child of God, and they are KNOWN by their Creator! Get information and register online at: vancouverchurch.org/churchevents.
JOLT & PEP, our group for baby boomers and senior adults, is having the monthly potluck & game night on Friday, July 13 at 6pm in the fireside room. Bring a main dish, side dish, or dessert to share with others, and your favorite table game.
Church Business Meeting and BBQ will be on Sunday, July 29. This is a great opportunity to be reminded of all God has done here this past year, learn more of what’s to come, and share a meal with members of our multi-generational tribe. We’ll have an informational meeting on Sunday, July 15. Look for more details coming soon.
Prophetic Training. If you want to take the next step in your relationship with the Holy Spirit, grow in your ability to hear God’s voice, and be a source of encouragement to others, join us to learn the basics of prophecy Tuesday, August 7 from 6:30-8:30pm, and Sunday, August 12 from 3-5pm in the fireside room. Training is free! No need to register, just come to training.
VC Kid’s Camp Shipwrecked: Rescued By Jesus August 13-17, 6-8:30pm, for kids age 3 through 5th grade (grade this fall). The week will be spent focusing on the saving work of Jesus. Register online now at: vancouverchurch.org/churchevents. Cost is free! Spaces are limited.
Giving. Text any $ amount to 84321. Follow the prompts to set up your account. Giving envelopes are available in the pews, at the Welcome Center, and in the church office. “Revive & Thrive” giving envelopes, and “2018-2019 Missions Pledge Cards” are available in the church foyer as well.
Got Questions? During the ‘MORE’ series we will be studying 1 Corinthians 12-14 and realize this study may generate questions. We would like to give you an OPPORTUNITY to ask questions. Text VCQuestions to 97000 and “reply” with your question. Or simply WRITE your question on the back of a Communication Card and turn it in to the Welcome Center. We’ll put together a Q&A resource and answer as many questions as possible.
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Opportunities to Serve
Love Thy Neighborhood Give 12 Campaign. Choose a tag from the window in the foyer, and bring the item(s) back at the 1st of each month for the coming year. Each month we will deliver your donated items to our local community partners: The Giving Closet, Kleen Street, Arbor Ridge Senior Care Facility, Sacajawea Elementary School, and Young Lives Teen Moms. Questions? See Dondi in the church foyer on Sundays or email her at: DondiTheis@vancouverchurch.org.
Larry Whittlesey - July 1, 2018
Looking for Life Group questions? Find them at Conversation Starters.