1035 E 11th Street
Houston, TX 77009
713.869.9070
houstonvineyard.org
    

This Sunday, Michael resumes his study on the prayers of the Apostle Paul. Our children and youth will be in big service to participate in communion and worship, then will go to their departments to learn more about Jesus. Michael will also be sharing news about Summer Sundays and the fall. 

Hope to see you there friends!  
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Upcoming Events

Weekly Church Events  
Wednesday:  M & Ms meet in Cafe at 10am
                      click here for childcare
Friday: Vineyard Moms meet in the Cafe at 10am
             click here to reserve childcare
Sunday: Prayer (2nd Floor Break Room) 9:30-9:45am

 
Clicking "more info" will take you to our calendar where you can read a description of the class, register to attend, and also sign up for childcare!  


Summer Sundays  
One service at 10am through August 20th
Regular services resume August 27th 

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AUGUST
Tuesday night Youth resumes August 22nd
Small Groups on break (except Mom's Group)
 
5 Child Dedication Class (10am) more info
6 Worship & Communion Service (10am) 
   Bella Girls (10:30am) more info
   Cross Trainers (10:30am) more info
22, 29 Tuesday Night Youth Resumes (6pm) more info
13 Worship & Child Dedication (10am) more info
13-19 Living Water Int'l Trip to El Salavador
19 Small Group Leader Training
     Back to Basics (9am) more info 
20 Worship Service & Backpack Blessing (10am)
22 Baptism Class (7pm) more info
     Youth (6pm) more info
27 Worship Service & Baptisms (10 & 11:30am)
29 Youth (6pm) more info 

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SEPTEMBER

3 Communion Sunday (10 & 11:30am)
5, 12, 19, 26 Tuesday Youth (6pm) more info
10 Worship Service (10 & 11:30am)
16 Men's Breakfast (8:30am) more info
17 Worship Service (10 & 11:30am)
24 Worship Service (10 & 11:30am)  
         

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Education and Ministry Highlights   
 
HIM Food Pantry has volunteer opportunities    beyond Thursday and Saturday food distribution    
If you have a few extra hours in your week and basic computer skills, we could use your help with
Data Entry - each job takes about two hours:

· Client Information -  Saturday or Sundays
· Volunteer Time - can be entered any day/time
· Senior Meal Delivery - can be entered any time between Tuesday and Sunday

Web page design and maintenance is also needed. If you're interested in any of these areas, contact Alice.

Child Dedications are coming
Sunday, August 13th
   
If you are interested in dedicating your child to God on this date, please sign up here. Remember you must take the Child Dedication Class ONCE in order to dedicate your child at the Houston Vineyard.

Child Dedication Class THIS Saturday,
August 5th
 
If you have not yet taken our Child Dedication Class, it is being held on Saturday, August 5th from 10am-11:30am. This class is a requirement for anyone dedicating their child at our church for the first time. Please sign up for the class here

Mission Trip to El Salvador 
with Living Water International  
August 13-19, 2017     
Please pray for Jeff Armstrong and Andrew Danke as they travel to El Salvador with Living Water International!

BACK TO BASICS
Small Group Leader Training
 
Saturday, August 19th, 9am-noon, in the Cafe 
This training is designed to equip you with the basics of small group leadership. If you are considering starting a Small Group, are currently leading but have not had an opportunity to be trained, or if you are a seasoned leader who needs a refresher, this training is for you!
Sign up here. Childcare provided with 5-day advance registration. 
  
 
Backpack Blessing, August 20
Students, teachers, and administrators of all ages are welcome to bring their backpacks this Sunday. We bless backpacks as a visual reminder that we take Jesus with us wherever we go.

Baptisms on Sunday, August 27  
At VCH, baptism is a church-wide celebration of the redeeming work of God in the lives of men, women and children. The children's baptism class is August 13th or 20th during kid's church. Adult baptism class is on Tuesday, August 22 at 7pm. Register on the calendar, with the connecting card or contact David Gausepohl.

Alpha Training 
Saturday, August 26th, 9am-4pm 
at Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church 
11612 Memorial Drive, 77024
Anyone interested in getting trained to either host Alpha in their home or be a part of the Alpha Team in 2018 is invited to attend this city-wide training. There are only 8 pre-paid slots for the training. Registration deadline is Friday, August 18th. For more information click here. Contact Ashlyn Hall
to register.


Want to be part of a Welcome Team with Houston Welcomes Refugees?
There are three training dates scheduled for Summer/Fall 2018. Mark your calendars now with the date that works best for you:

Monday, August 28th Church Project 7-8pm
295 Sawdust Rd, The Woodlands, TX 77380

Monday, September 11 Houston's First Baptist Church 7-8pm - 7401 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77024

Sunday, October 1 Sugar Creek Baptist Church 1:30 - 2:30pm - 13223 Southwest Fwy, Sugar Land, TX 77478
 
Click here to RSVP! 
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CHILDREN'S NEWS 
For more information about the children's department or to volunteer, please contact our children's pastor, Jill Lively 

Facebook page for parents, teachers, and guardians of Vineyard Church of Houston children!
We have created a closed group for those who want to keep up on what is happening in our nursery and children's department on Sunday. It is called Vineyard Church of Houston Kids. If you'd like to be added to the group, email Jill Lively 
   
THIS SUNDAY! It's Communion Sunday, so little kids will go with big people to the auditorium for worship and communion. Then we'll go over to Kids' Church to learn more about the Roman Road! 
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YOUTH NEWS

Youth are in service till after communion.  
At 10:30 am Bella Girls and Cross Trainer Guys meet on the third floor.
 
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Family Classified  
 

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Tutor to teach a GED candidate
in the Heights/1st ward area 
Pro bono or for minimal pay.
Please email Hermes or call (832) 453-6175.
 
Respite Care Volunteer Needed
 
One of our families is looking for someone to sit with their adult son one time a month so the parents might attend church together. They live in the Oak Forest area.
Please contact Melanie 713-933-7373 or David at 713-203-2706. Your help and consideration is appreciated.

Whitetail Deer "Day" Hunts at B2B Ranch
Perfect for a family adventure!
40 acres just 2.5 hours from Houston 
Oakwood, TX, Freestone County
Weekend and weekday hunts available
Meals and accommodations included
Beautiful view from porch rockers
Star gazing from a provided telescope
Outdoor fire pit and roasted marshmallows
Relaxing hot tub
$350-$500 based on number of hunters for up to 4 hunts.
Email Pat Whipple now for best dates, details & videos. For Day Hunt info click here
For calendar, click here.   
 
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