December 10, 2017 Weekend Bulletin

Events & Announcements

JOY Fellowship Christmas Luncheon. Tuesday, December 12 at 12 noon in the King’s Way High School cafeteria. Purchase your ticket today at the Welcome Center or weekdays in the church office for $10 each. Price includes holiday meal and dessert. King’s Way Christian School choirs will be our special music and our servers; tip jars will be available to help with the choir students’ choir trip.

Friday Game Night. Grab your favorite board game and come for a​n evening​ of fun​ in the fireside room on Friday, ​December 15 at 7 PM. Friday Game Night is a connection event ​offering an opportunity to get to know someone new over a friendly game. Everyone is invited. For more info, call Justin at 360-909-8806.

Middle School Youth. We will have a Christmas party on Wednesday, December 20th from 7-8:30 PM. Middle School Collective will NOT be gathering on 12/24, 12/27, 12/31 or 1/3. Middle School Youth New Year’s Eve Party, December 31: Meet in front of King’s Way High School to carpool to Lloyd Center for ice skating and dinner. We’ll return to the church by 6 PM to attend the6 worship. Cost is $15. Register online. Bring money for dinner in the food court.

High School Youth. Christmas Party December 13, 7-9 PM! We’re excited to celebrate the Christmas season together with dinner, games, and an all around fun time together. Have your students wear their best Christmas sweater or funny and appropriate Christmas pajamas. The Bertrand’s address is 3316 NW 104th Cir Vancouver WA 98685. Christmas Break. High School Collective will NOT be gathering on 12/27 or 1/3. We will continue to meet Sunday evenings at the6. The6 is an important part of our High School ministry. We want the6 to feel like home for High School students. We want them to identify with the church and become active members in the church community as a family member and worshiper. If you’ve not attended the6 as a family yet, join us! Note: the6 will gather on Saturday, December 23 at 6 PM instead of Sunday the 24th.

Christmas Eve Schedule: To allow more time for family festivities, we are moving our 6 PM gathering from Sunday, December 24 to Saturday, December 23 at 6 PM. On Sunday morning, December 24, we will have our 9:15 AM traditional and 11 AM worship gatherings as usual. All adult classes are canceled on Sunday, December 24. There is no evening service on December 24.

Adult Retreat (formerly Senior Adult Retreat) will be held at the Cannon Beach Conference Center in beautiful Cannon Beach, Oregon March 20-22, 2018. Registration will begin at the JOY Fellowship Christmas Luncheon on Tuesday, December 12 and will continue through March 12, 2018. Pastor Bob Christensen will be our speaker. An opportunity to win a full scholarship to the retreat will be offered at the December JOY Luncheon. Gift certificates are also available, should you need a Christmas gift for a loved one. Please see Marla Riley for more information.

2018 Foundation Board Scholarship applications are available now online at vancouverchurch.org/resources/foundation. Email your completed application to FoundationBoard@vancouverchurch.org by 5 PM on Friday, January 5, 2018. Questions? Contact Justin Riley at (360) 909-8806 or email FoundationBoard@vchurch.org.

Opportunities to Serve

The Foundation Board has an opportunity 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 FoundationBoard@vchurch.org.

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We are desperately in need of men’s disposable razors, deodorant, new underwear, belts, and large backpacks for our ‘New Mercies’ program. Contact vicki@givingcloset.org for more information.

The Giving Closet’s donation boxes were moved for drop off ease. You’ll find them located just inside the South and West entrances of the church building.

Weekend Teaching

WHO NEEDS CHRISTMAS

Chris Kainu / Casey Graves - December 10, 2017

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