January 20, 2019 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, located in the seat back in front of you, and place it in the offering bucket or take it to the Welcome Center.

Communion Today. If you have put your faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, we invite you to join us as we remember his sacrificial gift to every believer. The communion elements of bread and juice are gluten free.

There are NO Youth Collective meetings TODAY due to ALIVE Winter Camp.

Spring Life Group Launch. Rooted is 10 weeks of connection, experience, and life-change within a small group setting. It’s for every age, every relationship status, and every experience level. Deepen your roots this Spring at Vancouver Church. Groups meet Wednesday evenings 6:30-8:30pm, February 6 through April 10. Register online at the iPads in the church lobby or text VCRooted to 97000. Early registration, January 6 to January 20, cost is $30. Registration, January 21 to February 3, cost is $35. Late registration, February 4 to February 10, cost is $40.

Annual Adult Retreat March 19-21 at Cannon Beach Christian Conference Center in beautiful Cannon Beach, OR. Registration is open now. Sign up in the lobby. Space is limited so sign up early! Contact Pastor Larry Whittlesey at 503-475-1592 or email Larry @vancouverchurch.org.

Free Prayer Training Saturday, January 26 from 10am-12noon in the fireside room. Learn the basics from Kirsten Galanter of how to pray and how to hear from God.

Ladies, Come Play Bunco. Meet in the fireside room on Monday, January 28. Event begins at 6pm with time for fellowship. Bunco begins at 6:30pm and finishes by 8:15pm. If you haven’t played Bunco before, don’t let that stop you. Bring a friend, come prepared to have fun and win prizes! Bring a finger food/snack item to share. Drinks are provided. Questions? Call Mary 360-949-3094. Childcare is not provided.

Night of Worship & Super Bowl Sunday. February 3 is Super Bowl Sunday, which means we will not have the 6pm gathering. We are hosting a Night of Worship (NOW) on Saturday, February 2 at 6pm. The NOW is open to everyone, not just those who attend The 6. Regular attenders of The 6 are encouraged to attend either The 9 or The 11 on Sunday, February 3rd.

Bible Reading Plans are available in the church lobby today.

Giving. Text any $ amount to 84321. Follow the prompts to set up your account. Giving envelopes are always available at the Welcome Center and in the church office.

Opportunities to Serve

Giving Closet • 2804 B NE 65th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98661 • 360-993-4800 • www.givingcloset.org. Start the New Year with giving back to your community! Volunteer at the Giving Closet. Now is the time to jump on the opportunity. Contact vicki@givingcloset.org for more information.

Love Thy Neighborhood January Needs – The following items are needed for our Give 12 Campaign Community Partners: disinfectant wipes, toilet paper, size 6 baby diapers, and men’s shaving cream and shaving razors. Please place your donations on the Give 12 shelves in the church lobby.

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! Please bring your donations for the Jail Ministry to the church office.

Weekend Teaching


Chris Kainu - January 20, 2019

Conversation Starters

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