July 16, 2017 Weekend Bulletin
Events & Announcements
Friday Game Night. Adults, grab your favorite board game and come for an evening of fun on Friday, July 21 at 7 PM in the fireside room. Friday Game Night is a perfect opportunity to connect with others and get to know someone new over a friendly game. All adults are invited. For info, call Justin 360-909-8806.
All Church BBQ! Join us on Sunday, July 23, following each worship gathering, for a free barbecue at the covered play area on our church campus. Bring your family for lots of fun and food!
Middle School Youth Collective. On Wednesday, July 26 we will be going to G6 Airpark from 6:30-8:30 PM. Cost is $12. Bring socks or $2 to purchase socks there. Bring extra money if you want snacks or food! Parents must sign G6 waiver at drop off. Summer Camp is August 4 – 7 and we’re going to Central Oregon to camp, white water raft, and rock climb! Register now! Contact AbbyConger@vancouverchurch.org for scholarship information.
Ladies, it’s time for BUNCO! Women’s Ministry invites you to the fireside room on Monday, July 31 at 6 PM. The evening will begin with fellowship and snacking; Bunco begins at 6:30 PM and will finish by 8 PM. If you haven’t played Bunco before – don’t let that stop you. Come prepared to have fun and win prizes! Bring a friend. Childcare is provided. Each person is asked to bring a finger food/snack item to share. Drinks are provided. Questions? Call Mary at 360-949-3094.
Register online now for our all new VBS, Maker Fun Factory! (for 3 year olds to kids entering 5th grade) August 7 – 11, from 9 AM – 12 PM.
Dream Center, August 13-19. Young Adults register now for this serving retreat in Los Angeles. This retreat will include a time of serving with the Dream Center in Los Angeles to those in critical need.
We have a giving option through text messaging! You can simply text 84321 to give any amount and set up your account.
Baptism. Our next baptism service will be on Sunday, September 10 in all three of our worship gatherings. If you would like to learn more about baptism or you want to sign up to be baptized, visit Getting Baptized.
Opportunities to Serve
VBS Volunteers Needed. Maker Fun Factory, August 7 – 11 from 9 AM to 12 PM. Volunteer before (preparing and obtaining supplies) and during VBS! Sign-ups are located in the church lobby and in the Children’s check-in area. Contact Lynette@vancouverchurch.org for more information about volunteering.
Volunteer Opportunities. We want to welcome and care well for those who visit Vancouver Church each weekend. To do this, we have a group of people who greet, make coffee, hand out bulletins, and connect with guests. If you are interested in joining our Welcome Team, contact Dondi@vancouverchurch.org.
Teach One to Lead One is a local ministry we support. Their mentoring program provides elementary, middle, and high school students with stable and positive adult role models while teaching a time-tested, life changing curriculum during school hours. They have recently been invited into more schools in the Vancouver and Evergreen School Districts, and have immediate openings for adult mentors. The time commitment is about 2 hours per week. For more info, please visit their website, T1L1.org, or email DondiTheis@vancouverchurch.org.
The Giving Closet 2804 B NE 65th Ave Vancouver WA 98661 • 360-993-4800. We currently need canned ravioli and spaghetti, disinfecting wipes, travel size toothpaste & toothbrushes, large backpacks for adults, belts for men size 34 through 48, and packages of new underwear for men.
Joyfully Helping Strangers Become Family
Chris Kainu - July 16, 2017
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