July 30, 2017 Weekend Bulletin

Events & Announcements

Business Meeting Results: The Bylaws 2017 Amendment was approved. The 2017/2018 Proposed Financial Plan, and all Board and Committee Member candidates were ratified by more than 99%! Thank you all for your participation.

Ladies, it’s time to play Bunco! Women’s Ministry invites you to the fireside room on Monday, July 31 at 6 PM for fellowship and snacking. Bunco begins at 6:30 PM and ends by 8 PM. Come prepared to have fun and win prizes! Bring a friend. Childcare is provided. Please bring a finger food/snack item to share. Drinks are provided. Questions? Call Mary at 360-949-3094.

Middle School Youth Collective. Last chance to sign up for Summer Camp August 4-7. We’re going to Central Oregon to camp, white water raft, and rock climb! Register now » Contact AbbyConger@vancouverchurch.org for more info. While we are away at Summer Camp, there will be no gathering for middle school students on Sunday, August 6. Parents, please have your students attend a worship gathering with you if they are not attending Summer Camp.

The Friendship Bible Class begins a new teaching series on Sunday, August 6 at 11 AM in room 120. Journey with us through the highlights of Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, and into Joshua from the Nile to the Jordan Rive​r​.

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.

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, let us know!


Opportunities to Serve

VBS Work Parties on Wednesday, August 2 AND Saturday, August 5 from 9:30 AM – 12 noon. Meet us upstairs in room 221 and help put together materials for Maker Fun Factory.

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! Please bring your donations to church by Sunday, August 6 at 12 PM. Questions? Contact Bethany@vancouverchurch.org. Thank you for your support!

VBS Helpers. We still need volunteers to help kids transition from station to station during VBS, August 7-11. Fill out this form to find out more!

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Back to School Outreach Events. We have two opportunities to serve the children in our community as they prepare to head back to school this fall: (1) Giving Closet Back-to-School Days August 16-24. We are collecting new backpacks! Drop off donations of new backpacks to church by Sunday, August 12 and we’ll make sure they get into the hands of a student that needs it. We especially need full-size backpacks for high-school students. For more info, contact vicki@givingcloset.org.  (2) Back-to-School Night at Sacajawea Elementary. We are hosting a tailgate party for the students and parents at Sacajawea on Monday, August 28. We would love your help as we share dinner, play games together, and help them kick-off the school year. This is a great opportunity for your family or Life Group to serve together! If you would like additional information, contact DondiTheis@vancouverchurch.org.

Weekend Teaching

Living Like You're Deeply Loved

Chris Kainu (9:30 & 11 AM) / Casey Graves (6 PM) - July 30, 2017

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