July 23, 2017 Weekend Bulletin
Events & Announcements
Summer IMPACT. July 23-26 at Warner Pacific College is the annual gathering of area Church of God congregations for worship, fellowship, and learning. Jim Lyon, General Director from Anderson, IN will be speaking each evening in his captivating style. Our own Casey Graves is also slated to speak on Monday afternoon. Mark Kelly will lead worship Wednesday night. The conference kicks off Sunday afternoon and continues Monday through Wednesday with full days of events, conferences, youth activities, and a variety of speakers. Register online or at the door.
Middle School Youth Collective. On Wednesday, July 26 we will be going to G6 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! Contact AbbyConger@vancouverchurch.org for scholarship information.
High School Youth. On Wednesday, July 26 High School students will meet at the church at 6 PM to go to Frenchman’s Bar. They will be returned to the church and ready for pick up at 9 PM.
VBS Training Meeting. If you would like to be a part of this year’s Maker Fun Factory Vacation Bible School (August 7-11), please attend our training meeting on Sunday, July 30 at 12:30 PM in the high school cafeteria. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to Bethany@vancouverchurch.org. If you cannot attend this meeting, please join us on Tuesday, August 1 at 7 PM in the fireside room.
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.
VBS Helpers. We still need volunteers to help kids transition from station to station during VBS, August 7-11. Contact Lynette@vancouverchurch.org.
Dream Center, August 13-19. Young Adults 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.
Jim Lyon, General Director of the Church of God will be our special guest speaker on Sunday, September 3. Jim will be speaking in each of our three gatherings. Mark you calendar and plan to attend – you won’t want to miss him!
Baptism. Our next baptism service will be on Sunday, September 10 in all three of our worship gatherings. Learn more about baptism or sign up to be baptized.
Opportunities to Serve
VBS Donations Needed. Support our Maker Fun Factory Vacation Bible School by donating necessary supplies for this fun event! Visit our sign-up station in the church lobby TODAY to discover how you can help make this ministry awesome! Questions? Contact Bethany@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, and large backpacks for adults.
VBS Work Parties Wednesday, August 2 AND Saturday, August 5 from 9:30 AM – 12
Experiencing the Love of God
Chris Kainu - July 23, 2017
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