July 22, 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!
Ladies, it’s time to play BUNCO! Come to the fireside room on Monday, July 23 to join in the fun and win prizes. Bring a friend! The event begins at 6pm, with time for fellowship and snacking. Bunco begins at 6:30pm and will finish by 8pm.Please bring a finger food/snack item to share. Drinks provided. Questions? Call Mary at 360-949-3094. Childcare not provided.
Annual Church Business Meeting will be on Sunday, July 29. A BBQ will immediately follow each gathering in the covered play area near the playground. This is a great opportunity to share a meal with members of our multi-generational tribe. Out of town on July 29th? Pick up an Absentee Ballot today at the Welcome Center or from the Church Office during the week.
Middle School Youth Collective is going to Wild Waves Friday, August 3. We will meet in front of the King’s Way High School at 8am and will return at 8pm. Cost $25. Your student may pack food or bring money for concessions at Wild Waves. Register online.
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.
Baptisms – Sunday, September 9 in all 3 gatherings. If you would like more information on baptisms or to sign up, please fill out a Communication Card and check the box for baptism; or you can text VCBaptism to 97000 for more information.
VC Kid’s Camp Shipwrecked: Rescued By Jesus August 13-17, 6-8:30pm, for kids age 3 through entering 5th grade. 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. Teens and adults text VCKidsCamp to 97000 and sign up to serve as a crew member on one of the various teams (preparing for camp, greeting campers, leading games, serving snacks, working with kids, etc.) at Shipwrecked Kid’s Camp. If you have questions about Kid’s Camp, see Steve Jensen in the church foyer today after the gatherings.
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.
Pick up a copy of this week’s Prayer & Praise sheet from the church foyer. It includes “Vancouver Church Family News” (i.e. births, deaths, memorial services, weddings, etc.) as well as a list of staff, ministry partners, those serving our country, and requests from your church family for you to be praying for during the week.
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Opportunities to Serve
Giving Closet • 2804 B NE 65th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98661 • 360-993-4800 Bring your donations to the Giving Closet Monday-Thursday from 11am to 3:30pm. For a list of items we accept, holiday closures, and more, visit www.givingcloset.org.
Vancouver Jail Ministry gladly accepts your donations of soft-covered Christian reading material. The jail no longer accepts magazines. These materials help encourage inmates, and gives them inspiring thoughts! Bring your donations to the Jail Ministry book receptacle in the church office.
Making Memories That Last A Lifetime
Larry Whittlesey - July 22, 2018
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