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Bible Character Day 2018
Pharaoh and Plague of Frogs   
1035 E 11th Street | Houston, TX77009 | 713.869.9070 | houstonvineyard.org

Thanks to all 175 of you that came to the 2018-2019 Vision Meeting last Sunday evening! If you missed the meeting, it was recorded and the handouts are available to you. Just contact Harry Fritzenschaft.

This Sunday, we start a new series that will continue until the first Sunday of Advent entitled "PERMISSIONS." This is Communion Sunday, so the elementary kids will be with us until after worship, and then we will head to the Norhill Room on the 2nd floor. If you are available to serve communion, please check in at the desk in the lobby before service.

We hope to see you Sunday!
 
 
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Upcom ing Events

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 (if provided).    
 
 
NOVEMBER
4 Worship Services & Communion (10 & 11:30am)
6, 13, 20, 27  Men's Choir Practice (6:30pm) more info 
7 Wacky Wednesday at Hogg Middle School 
8 How Worship Changes Lives - Fuller Seminary (7pm) more info 
10 Coaching Conversions (8:30am) more info  
     Artist's Workday (10am)  more infor  
     Regional Night of Worship (7pm) more info 
11 Worship Services (10 & 11:30am)  
18 Worship Services (10 & 11:30am)
     Arts Guild Meeting (6pm)  more info 
22 Thanksgiving (office closed)  
23 Office closed 
25 Worship Services (10 & 11:30am) 
 
DECEMBER
2 First Sunday of Advent & Communion (10 & 11:30am)
4, 11, 18 Men's Choir Practice (6:30pm) more info 
9 Second Sunday of Advent & Children's Carols (10 & 11:30am)
16 Third Sunday of Advent & Christmas Program (10am) AD Players   
     Christmas Program and Party (6pm) AD Players 
23 Worship Service (10am) One service 
24 Christmas Eve Service (6pm)
30 Worship Services (10 & 11:30am) 
 

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Education, Events, and Ministries! 
 
 
 Regional Night of Worship 
Saturday, November 10th, 7pm - Sugar Land Vineyard
The Houston area Vineyards gather for a night of worship. Jessica Lewis and Matt Greco will be leading us along with worship team members from Vineyard churches across Houston.
 
HIM Food Pantry Volunteer Appreciation Dinner - TOMORROW
Sun day November 4th, 1pm,  
The Church at 1548 Heights Blvd.
Heights Interfaith Ministries Food Pantry Board of Directors cordially invites you to come and enjoy
the fellowship of the pantry. Meet people that volunteer on different days. You never know who might be there, even your neighbor!  
RSVP by October 15 or call Terri at 832-378-5444

How Worship Changes Lives - Fuller Seminary Lecture
Thursday, November 8th, 7pm Cafe
How does worship impact and change us? How do our songs and sermons, prayers, and praises all come together to actually help us learn, grow, and develop as disciples? Dr. Alexis Abernethy is a clinical psychologist and professor at Fuller Theological Seminary who has spent years studying the worshiping lives of diverse congregations. Her research focuses on how our worship practices facilitate spiritual transformation and growth. We invite you to join leaders from around the Houston area as she shares the results of her research and invites us into a larger conversation about how we can design and lead worshiping communities toward deeper spiritual growth and development. No registration necessary.

Coaching Conversations
Saturday, November 10th, 8:30am in the Cafe
Coaching Conversations is a program designed to train you to come alongside others, help them use their gifts, find their callings, and develop as leaders. Each session is comprised of short videos, discussion and practice. Harry Fritzenschaft facilitates the class. Continental breakfast, boxed lunch and childcare are provided with five-day advance registration .
 
Artists' Workday
Saturday, November 10th, 10am-4pm 3rd Floor  
Artists will gather and bring current projects to work on for upcoming art exhibit or other personal projects. Childcare provided with 5-day advance registration. Please register here
 
 
  Asha Dimino  
Asha Dimino Collecting Shoes for Shoe Crew   
November 4th and 10th    
Our own Asha Dimino and her second grade class are collecting shoes. Every 8 pairs of used shoes helps provide clean drinking water for one person for one year. Last year she was able to collect 530 pairs of shoes and hopes to get to 750 this year. Bring your shoes to the Cafe to help Asha meet this goal. You can find out more about ShoeCrew at their website.
   
Sharing God's abundance with those in need!
Our chalkboard in the Cafe is an excellent way to share what you have and express what you need.
 
Arts Guild Meeting
Sunday, November 18th, 6-8pm 
 This is a gathering for all artists from the Houston Vineyard. Come together and meet other artists, discuss current projects, and hear that latest on new exhibits.

 

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Next Generation
 
NURSERY AND 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 

ELEMENTARY DEPARTMENT 
THIS SUNDAY, after communion, the elementary children will go to the 2nd floor Norhill Room for a service project for HIM Food Pantry and introduction to Ephesians!        
 
YOUTH NEWS  
All middle school youth will stay in the big service this Sunday.
      
Tuesday Night Youth  
6pm on the 3rd floor 
Tuesday Night Youth is for grades 9-12 where we enjoy pizza, hanging out, and games, followed by worship and ministry time.
Contact Kelli Barron for more info.  
 
   

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Congr atulations to Brandon and Michelle Coffey on the birth of their 2nd precious son, Judah Scott Coffey, born last Sunday at 12:04pm. This guy weighed 7 lbs, 8 ozs. and is blessed with a built-in playmate and big brother, Caleb!  
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Free Childbirth Class
Are you expecting a baby? I need to teach a 6-hour class to maintain my childbirth educator certification. I'm looking for someone who needs a class any time this fall, winter or spring. Open to more than one person, couple or family. Class can cover preparing for birth, feeding your baby, infant care & preparing for life with baby. Call, text or email me if you're interested and I can share more details. Email Susan Young or call 832-302-9386.
 
 
If you'd like to have your prayer request listed, please contact Rita Whipple 
   
Angie Nash's father who has Alzheimer's fell and is recovering from a hip fracture. Please pray for mercy and kind staff for him and comfort, peace and protection for her mom who has many heath problems as well.  
 
Amanda Mendoza's mother has had a resurgence of cancer in her body and will be continuing treatment at MD Anderson. Please pray for the whole family.  
 
Donna Palandro's sister, Doris, is starting her 3rd round of chemo. Please pray for strength and God's mercy as she continues treatment. 
 
Tracy Luster's dad has been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. He is being placed in hospice care. Please pray for their entire family in the coming month

Janessa Ornelas (10 year old with Leukemia) She is still at Texas Children's Hospital

Mike Lenert as he recovers from a tick-borne illness
   
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