July 2, 2017 Weekend Bulletin
Events & Announcements
The church office will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.
Informational Meeting —Sunday, July 9 at 12:30 PM in the sanctuary
It’s the 25th Anniversary of the Children of Promise! This remarkable mission program has been supported by Vancouver Church since it’s inception. Our church sponsors over 160 children in 29 countries. You are invited to a celebration and information gathering on Sunday, July 9 at 10:45 AM or 12:15 PM in the High School cafeteria. Bring a friend and find out how to expand the Kingdom of God by loving and caring for children throughout the world. Hosted by C.O.P. Ambassadors Craig and Karen Riley.
High School—Summer Camp: July 10-16. This year’s camp, “Love Thy Neighbor”, will put our students in environments where they have the opportunity to lean on the example of Jesus and the power of the Holy Spirit to love those who are rarely shown love! Visit vancouverchurch.org for more information and registration. Register Now »
Women’s Beth Moore Study, When Godly People Do Ungodly Things, starts Wednesday evening, July 12 from 6 – 8 PM in room 120. This 7-week series takes a look at Satan’s schemes and Christ’s mercy towards those seeking authentic repentance and restoration. Call Nancy, 360-601-6038, to order your workbook. Cost is $15.
All Church BBQ! Join us on Sunday, July 23, following each gathering, for a free barbecue on our church campus. Bring your family for lots of fun and food!
Middle School—Wednesday Gatherings: During the months of July and August, we will gather on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 PM at Ott & Laurie Gaither’s home for swimming, BBQ, and life groups; except the last Wednesday of each month. Please visit the Middle School section of our website for details. Register Now » Summer Camp: August 4 – 7, we’re going to Central Oregon to camp, white water raft, and rock climb! Register Now » Email AbbyConger@vancouverchurch.org for scholarship information.
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. Register Now »
Dream Center, August 13-19. Young Adults go to our website, vancouverchurch.org, to register 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. Register Now »
Opportunities to Serve
Campus Workday Wednesday, July 5. We would like at least 50 skilled and able-bodied adults (age 15+) to join the church staff as we paint 42 classrooms, do some demolition work, and move equipment! Bring your work gloves, favorite paint brush & supplies, and join us for coffee & donuts at 8:30 AM. We’ll work from 9 AM – 12 PM. Then, stay and enjoy lunch with us at 12 noon. King’s Way High School students – this event qualifies as service hours! Sign up in the church lobby today!
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. Questions? Email Lynette@vancouverchurch.org.
The Giving Closet 2804 B NE 65th Ave Vancouver WA 98661 • 360-993-4800. Thanks so much to Wilf Zilke for donating the paint for our newly painted shopping floor! Email Vicki@givingcloset.org to schedule a time to come by and take a tour of the Closet. Items in need right now: backpacks for men & children, toilet paper, facial tissues, napkins, liquid hand soap, and disinfecting wipes.
Experiencing the Kindness of God
Chris Kainu - June 25, 2017
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