October 8, 2017 Weekend Bulletin

Events & Announcements

JOLT & PEP, for baby boomers and 55+ senior adults, monthly potluck and game night is Friday, October 13 at 6 PM in room 120. Bring a main dish, side dish, or dessert to share, and your favorite table game! You may park in the back (North) of the church building, and enter through the door leading to room 120.

Friday Game Night is Friday, October 20. Grab your favorite board game and come for a​n evening​ of fun​ in the fireside room at 7 PM. Friday Game Night is a connection event ​with a perfect opportunity to get to know someone new over a friendly game. Everyone is invited. For more information, call Justin Riley at 360-909-8806.

Young Adults Bacon Cook-Off Saturday, October 21 at 6 PM. Bring a food item that includes bacon as an ingredient; it can be an appetizer, main dish, dessert, or side item. There will be prizes for the winners!

Believe Conference, a high-energy weekend event for middle school students only. 5 PM Friday, November 10 and all day Saturday, November 11 at Rolling Hills Community Church. $89 includes admission, food, transportation, t shirt, and a fun weekend! $99 after October 9th. Register now!

Opportunities to Serve

Operation Christmas Child. If your family or Life Group would like to provide hope to a child in a third world country, Operation Christmas Child is a unique and amazing opportunity. Simply pick up a free cardboard box and instructions at the Welcome Center today. Bring the filled box back by Sunday, November 5. Durable plastic, pre-printed, boxes are also available for $2 each. If you have questions, please contact Bev Lopatka.

Christmas Photos. We’re looking for your Christmas family photos to share in a video during the Singing Christmas Tree performances that would be fun for everyone to see. Please submit your photos to the church office in an envelope marked “TREE Photos.” Put your name on the back of the photos so we can return them to you. Questions? call Marla Riley at 360-909-8810.

The Giving Closet 2804B NE 65th Ave • Vancouver • 360-993-4800. Helpers are needed on Wednesdays & Thursdays in a variety of areas from restocking the shopping floor, helping our guests at the door, sorting donations, and cleaning. Contact Vicki 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.

Gramma’s Bazaar Helpers. Women’s Ministries is looking for helpers to set up the bazaar on Friday, November 17 from 3-6 PM. There is a free dinner for all set-up workers! We also need help on Saturday, November 18 from 6 AM to 6 PM; most helpers serve a 2-hour shift. Jobs include greeting, selling snacks & coffee, cafeteria/kitchen work, tearing down/cleaning up. King’s Way students can earn service hours. Men are welcome to serve too! Contact Annemarie Downey or 971-533-0591.

Welcome Team 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.

Weekend Teaching

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