The Weekly | 11.13.16

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  • November 11, 2016

Sunday’s Sermon: Rejoicing in the Gospel | Philippians 4:2-9

NEW COMGROUPS!
comGroups are the church scattered throughout the city to make disciples of Jesus. We encourage everyone to be in one! Check the box on the Connection Card and drop it in a giving box or sign up online.


BABY DEDICATION CLASS | 11AM SUNDAY!
Dedications will take during both services. If you would like to dedicate your child, attend the preparation class today in the Fireside Room at 11am.


“NEXT YEAR IN JERUSALEM!” | 11.16
We will have an exploratory meeting for a trip to Jerusalem, June 2017. Meet in the Conference room at 7pm or contact pam@hundalco.com.


ONE-DAY ADVENT RETREAT | 11.30
Advent is all about waiting. We can easily grow impatient but what if God is doing something in us while we wait. WellSpring is offering the spiritual retreat “The Worth of Waiting” at Cedar Grove Community Church on 11.30 from 8:30am-12pm. Pastor Sid will be participating, so join him by registering at WellSpringca.org.


DOWNTOWN DASH | 12.4
A church-wide Scavenger Dash in Downtown Pleasanton from 1-4pm. Gather your family, friends, and comGroups and join the holiday hunt. Meet in the Hall where clues will be given and the Dash will begin! We will then end at Inkling’s for hot chocolate, cookies, and prizes for the winning team.


DOCTORS GIVING BACK CRAB FEED | 12.3
Purchase tickets for the 7th Annual Crab Feed at Shannon Community Center in Dublin. Cost is $50 each. Contact davidpetersons@gmail.com.


CHURCH WORK DAY | 12.10
We will be cleaning and beautifying the church campus from 11am-3pm. All helpers welcome! To sign up contact Dan Noble at dnober@gmail.com.


OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE
FOLLOW THE FACEBOOK PAGE “VCC I CAN HELP” FOR MORE

  • COMMUNION BAKERS | randjcasta@aol.com
  • DISABILITY MINISTRY AIDS | kris@vc.church
  • HANDYMEN | denise@vc.church
  • GREETERS | lauram@vc.church

CHRISTMAS 2016

  • WOMEN’S TEA | 12.3
    We’re looking for women to sign up to host a table and/or to sign up to attend. Cost is $15/adult (age 10+) or $10 for those under age 10. Sign up at valleycommunity.church under News & Events.
  • CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS CHOIR
    Calling all elementary students! Children’s Christmas practice between services from 10:30-10:50am in the choir room. They will practice every Sunday with the final performance on 12.4. For more information contact Katie Baker at misskatiesmusic@gmail.com.

THANKSGIVING 2016

  • 2016 THANKSGIVING FELLOWSHIP | 11.24
    Thanksgiving is the time to share fellowship, food and fun. If you don’t have family close to celebrate, you are invited to join us for a potluck Thanksgiving meal from 4-6pm in the Seminar Room. RSVP (required) to Dave & Pam Bennett – dandpbennett@comcast.net – 925-461-7461 by 11.18.
  • “A THANKFUL PEOPLE” | 11.23 at 6:33pm
    Join us for our annual Thanksgiving Eve service, “A Thankful People.” If you’re not traveling, we’d love to have you join us as we start the Thanksgiving holiday with a time together giving thanks to God who has given us so much. Childcare will be available for 0-5 years.

GIVING OPPORTUNITIES

  • OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD | Due Sunday
    Make Christmas special for a child in the world by filling a shoebox. Brochures are available in the office and at the Bar in the Foyer with directions for filling and providing postage. This is a great project to do with your children or comGroup.
  • THE GIVING WALL | Due 12.11
    Spread joy by providing gifts for local families in need. The wall with tags is in the lobby. Wrapped gifts are due back to the church office by Sunday, 12.11. To help with distribution, contact jlorentz@comcast.net.