September 24, 2017 Weekend Bulletin

Events & Announcements

Get Connected! We’re launching an 8-week series on October 1 and encourage everyone to get connected in a group for the duration of the series! Interested in getting connected in a Life Group? Visit the sign up tables in the church lobby today or let us know!

Ladies, come play BUNCO in room 120 Monday night, September 25 at 6 PM for fellowship and snacking. Bunco begins at 6:30 PM and will finish by 8 PM. Bring a friend, enjoy the fun and win prizes! Childcare provided. Bring a finger food/snack item to share. Drinks provided. Questions? call Mary 503-686-1083.

Women, you’re invited to a fascinating Beth Moore study, A Woman’s Heart, beginning Tuesday, September 26 from 8:45 to 11 AM in room 120. This 11-week study will challenge you to prepare your heart, like the holy of holies, to become a home for His love and glory – a dwelling place for the Most High God. Contact Katherine for more info and to reserve your workbook.

New Adult Bible Class. Have you ever wondered how we can be God’s people in a troubled world? Let’s grab our Bibles and see what God says to us today. All adults are welcome at The Word, a new class starting Sunday, October 1 at 11 AM in the fireside room. You will find Bible application, prayer, fellowship, refreshments, and service opportunities.

Women’s Retreat Black Lake Bible Camp. Vancouver Church women will be joining others for a spiritual getaway October 6-8. $135 includes lodging, meals, and activities. Registration forms are available at the Connections Center, or contact Annemarie at 971-533-0591.

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! Register now »

Opportunities to Serve

Singing Christmas Tree: The last day to join the choir is Wednesday, September 27! Rehearsals are every Wednesday evening from 7 – 8:30 PM until the end of November. Mandatory dress rehearsal is on Sunday, December 3; performances are on December 6, 8, 9, and 10. Call Marla at 360-909-8810 to join or simply come to the next rehearsal in the fireside room Wednesday night! Christmas Photos: We are looking for Christmas photos that you would like to share in a video. Any photo of your family during the Christmas season that would be fun for everyone to see. Please submit your photos to the church office in an envelope marked “TREE Photos” and be sure you put your name on the back of the photo so we can return them to you when we are done with them.

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 Connections Center in the church lobby 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 or would like a large quantity of either type of box, please contact Bev Lopatka.

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

Weekend Teaching

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Chris Kainu - September 24, 2017

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