Bulletin December 17

Welcome to Worship

December 17
 

Third Sunday of Advent:  Joy

 
WELCOME

 

PREPARATION FOR WORSHIP
 
CELEBRATION CHOIR
“In the First Light”
Soloist:  Mark Weber
 
CONGREGATIONAL SINGING
 
MESSAGE IN SONG
“Heaven and Nature”
Chris Jaramillo
 
MESSAGE 
Rev. Devin Knuckles
2017 Contributions
All 2017 contributions to VGBC need to be received in the church offering by Sunday, December 31 or postmarked by December 30.  Contributions submitted after this time will be applied toward 2018 contribution statements. 
 
Sunday, December 24
Regular morning worship servies & Sunday school
9:00 am & 10:45am
 
Candlelight Christmas Eve Service
4:00pm
 
4th & 5th Grade Winter Retreat
All 4th & 5th graders are invited to  “Benchmark,” a winter retreat at the Ponderosa Retreat and Conference Center in Larkspur, February 2-4. Click to register.
 
Wednesday Activities
Wednesday night activities will resume January 10.  
 
College Winter Retreat
Don’t miss a weekend of fun, January 5-7 at Ute Trail Retreat Center near Lake City, CO. The cost of $70/person, covers accommodations, skiing/equipment rental and meals. RSVP and payment are due by Sunday, December 24. Contact Valerie George at 510-1282.

Super Girl Sleepover
The annual Custom Made Sleepover is January 26-27! This event is for girls 2nd – 5th grade. Click to register your daughter. The cost is $15 for food and supplies and $8 for an optional t-shirt.

 

Wonder Women Needed
Invest your super strength and time into our VGBC girls at the Custom Made January sleepover.  Volunteer teachers, hair stylists, cooks, crafters, spa helpers, sleep-over moms and more are needed.  Sign up today by clicking here.

 

Church Office Holiday Closures
The church office will be closed December 25 & 26, and January 1 & 2.
Christmas Cards
Just a reminder to drop by the Christmas Card Distribution Center located in the lower level foyer.  There may be cards for you to pick up. 
 
Lost But Found
Please check the abundance of items in our “Lost & Found,” located in the back corner of the lower lobby in the large vinyl storage bin and on the coat rack.  Small items like jewelry are in the church office.  Several single earrings have been found in the last few weeks.  Items not retrieved will be donated to a local charity.