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This Communion Sunday - August 5th - 10 & 11:30am 
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1035 E 11th Street | Houston, TX77009 | 713.869.9070 |
Casey Corum will be with us this Communion Sunday for an extended time of worship. Our children and youth are in service with us. After Communion, our children go to their department but youth stay in service to hear Josh Harder's message. 
Small groups are on a break in August, but will start again in September. If you are thinking about starting a new Small Group, please contact Megan, and make plans to attend our Wednesday night  training class on August 22.    
We hope to see you there!  
Upcoming 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).    
Small Groups on break 
5 Worship Services & Communion (10 & 11:30am)
   Baptism class for kids in both services in children's church! 
7 Baptism Class for Adults (7pm) more info
   High School Night at iFly 6:30pm more info 
12 Worship Services & Baptism (10 & 11:30am)
     Middle School Youth at Speedy's (4pm) more info 
18 An Integrated Approach to Healing (9:30am) more info
     All Youth Pool Party 5pm more info 
19 Worship Services (10 & 11:30am)
22 Small Group Leader Training (6pm) more info 
26 Worship Services & Backpack Blessing (10 & 11:30am)
28 Tuesday Night Youth resumes (6pm) more info   
2 Worship Services & Communion (10 & 11:30am)
3 Office closed for Labor Day
8 Child Dedication Class (10am) more info 
9 Worship Services (10 & 11:30am)
   Family Supper for Small Group Leaders (5pm) more info
16 Worship Services & Child Dedications (10 & 11:30am)
23 Worship Services (10 & 11:30am) 
     All Parent Gathering (1pm) on 3rd floor  
30 Worship Services (10 & 11:30am) 

Education, Events, and Ministries! 
Employment Opportunity 
Folks, we have already lost one paid childcare worker and are very soon losing two more. This means that in order to continue to offer the quality and quantity of childcare that all parents have come to appreciate, we must hire some new folks. If you are interested or know someone who is, please contact Veronica Moreno.   
Baptism Classes and Baptism
Child's Class: THIS Sunday, August 5th, during kids' church
Adult Class: Tuesday, August 7th, 7pm in the Prayer Parlor  
BAPTISMS: Sunday, August 12th, both services  
At the Vineyard, baptism is a church-wide celebration of the redeeming work of God. Register here  or on the connecting card in the bulletin.
Sharing God's abundance with those in need! 
Check our our new chalkboard in the Cafe as an excellent way to share what you have and express what you need.

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Third Thursday   
VCH HIM Food Pantry 
Thursday, August 16th  
Our church is one of six in the area that supports the HIM Food Pantry both financially and with volunteers. Our time to provide folks to assist clients at the Pantry is the third Thursday of each month. Gather some of your compadres and serve together.
Coming in August
An I ntegrated Approach to Healing
Saturday, August 18th, 9:30am-4pm in the Cafe 
The goals of this class are to explain the work of the Kingdom of God, to train people to effectively to minister healing to the whole person, and to equip the Ministry Team of the Vineyard Church of Houston. We will provide a Biblical approach to healing the whole person that includes basic definitions, discussion of the various categories of healing, and the presentation of a methodology for healing ministry. Class time will be spent in both instruction and practice. Lunch and childcare are provided with 5-day advance registration. Sign up here .  
Small Group Leader Training
Wednesday, August 22nd 6pm 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 a current leader who has not had the opportunity to be trained, or a seasoned leader who needs a refresher on the basics, this training is for you. 
Please sign up for dinner & childcare. Please register for childcare 5 days in advance.
Backpack Blessing and Promotion Sunday
Sunday, August 26th in both services
Every year we encourage anyone who is going back to school (whether teachers, administrators, students, or educators of any kind) to let us pray a blessing over you!
After the Backpack Blessing, new kindergarten children will follow our children's pastor, Jill Lively, to the elementary department and new 6th graders will follow our youth pastor, Kelli Barron, to the 3rd floor youth department.  
All Parent Gathering
Sunday, September 23, 1pm on the 3rd floor
Please place this on your calendar now! There are changes coming to all our next generation ministries, and we want parents to be aware of the new vision and new opportunities for their kids! We will provide lunch and childcare. More info to come . . . 
Next Generation
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, after communion, we will be reviewing 1st and 2nd Corinthians in preparation for Galatians! 
On Sunday, August 5th, we will be holding a baptism class for children during both services in kid's church. If our child is interested in attending, please contact Jill Lively. 

Our youth will go to their classes this Sunday. 
iFly Indoor Skydiving - High School Night Out 
Tuesday, August 7th, 6:39:30pm    
$45 each. Parents drop off youth at the Cafe at 6:30pm. Pick up at 9:30pm
Parental and facility waivers required. Contact Kelli Barron or see the Youth FB page.  
Speedy's Go Karts - for Middle School Youth
Sunday, August 12th, 4-8pm 
Invite your middle school friends to an evening at Speedy's! We'll have fun with laser tag, mini-golf, go-karts, and arcade games. Parents drop off in the Cafe at 4pm and pick up in the Cafe at 8pm. Email Kelli Barron with questions!
All Youth Pool Party 
Saturday, August 18th, 5-8pm 
Come join us for some fun in the sun before school starts! We'll grill burgers and hotdogs. Bring sunscreen, towels, swim suits and friends. This even will be at the Edmondson's home. Parents will take youth there and pick up their youth there. 
Tuesday Night Youth resumes  
August 28th! 6pm 
This is the teens' weekly event where they experience community, learn about God, and pray for each other. Grades 6-12 enjoy pizza, hanging out, and bilingual worship followed by teaching and ministry time. Contact Kelli Barron for more info.  

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Post-Op Knee Replacement Equipment Needed
Lupe Nachtigall will be having knee replacement surgery this week. She is in need of the following medical equipment:

Raised toilet seat, walker, knee wrap, sock grabber, shower chair

Lupe may also need a place to stay beginning August 13th.
Please contact: Bob Nachtigall to help. 
Free Furniture
Items av ailable for pick up in Oak Forest neighborhood near Hwy 290 and 43rd. Please contact Chris Lim to arrange pick up.
8-Drawer Wooden Dresser w/Mirror (56"W x 33"H x 20"D) 
Round Coffee Table (36" Diameter)
4-Drawer Bookshelf (24"W x 73"H x 17"D)
Would you like to be part of blessing the Harder family? 
One of our members is collecting grocery items and gift cards for Krogers, Whole Foods, Sprouts, and Target. As the Harders make this big move from Mexico City, they will need many practical things to help settle into their new home. We invite you to help us bless them! Contact Paige Spraggins
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