The Oasis - West Valley Christian Church

The
Oasis
An Oasis in the Wilderness -- John 7
website: www.wvcch.org e-mail: [email protected]
WVCC Mission: We exist to make disciples for Jesus Christ: more disciples and stronger disciples.
West Valley Christian Church
November 18, 2014
Vol. XXXIV No. 46
The Rock @ WVCC
Saturdays at 6pm
Sunday Mornings
9 & 10:45am
Journey
Sundays at 5pm
A History Of Good News
Thanksgiving - Reach In
Chalk Talk
November 23
November 23
with Jim Bell
with Glenn Kirby
November 22
"Good News As Needed"
with Rob Denton
"Be Prepared In Season &
Out Of Season"
"To God Be The Glory"
November 19 - Life Group Update!
Wednesday Night Adult Life Groups continue with Lesson 7 - "The Motivational Example"
from our book Mission: God's Heart For The World. Free booklets are available in your class.
Coming Events!
1. Nov. 18 - Attitude Of Gratitude Service - 7pm
2. Nov. 20 - Skid Row - 6pm
3. Nov. 26 - No Life Groups or Children's
Classes because of Thanksgiving Week
4. Nov. 27 - Thanksgiving Day Service - 10am
5. Dec. 5 - Christmas Fellowship for Elders,
Ministers, Church Staff, & their Spouses at
6:30pm in our Fireside Room
6. Dec. 11 - WVCS TK-2nd Grade Christmas
Program - 7pm
7. Dec. 12 - Ladies' Christmas Fellowship 6:30pm - Fireside Room
8. Dec. 14 - Christmas Coffeehouse at 5pm
9. Dec. 16 - WVCS Preschool Christmas
Program - 6:30pm
10. Dec. 18 - WVCS 3rd-5th Grade Christmas
Program- 7pm
11. Dec. 24 - Christmas Eve Services 6 & 7:15pm
Last Sunday!
Hope Of The Valley
Items to collect for their kitchen pantry.
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Canned Chili
Creamed Soups
Enchilada Sauce
BBQ Sauce
Spaghetti Sauce
Short Pastas
Sturdy Paper Plates
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Tuna
Top Ramen
Pop-Top Soups
Rice
Napkins
Vegetable Oil
Plastic Forks
Nov. 23rd - We will be collecting the
sacks in the church lobby.
**You do not have to get everything
on the list, just get what you can.
Sunday Life Groups
Glenn Kirby brings his message on "Be
Prepared In Season & Out Of Season"
at 9 & 10:45am on Sunday. Rob Denton will
preach on "To God Be The Glory" Sunday at
5pm. Jim Bell will preach on "Good News
As Needed" at 6pm on Saturday.
Sunday Morning Teams
9am
Ushers
10:45am
Chuck Carter
Chuck Carter
Steve Tade/Dean Center
Servers
Tom Kabelitz
Gary Millard
Mike Sayre
Brian White
Steen Hansen
Willie Wilson
Steve Torres
Jens Ipsen
Greg Abbenante
Prayer Between Services
Melba Sanchez
Jenny Strauss
People Count November 16, 2014
Sunday Worship
519 Budget
$23,091
Sunday Life Groups
47
Offering
$19,115
Mid-week Life Groups 212 2014 New Members 52
Nov. 20 - Skid Row - 6pm
Faith Promise Report
9am
1) Jr/Sr High Bible Study - Rm. #210
10:45am
1) Al Powers - Rm. #203
Topic: Harmony in the Gospels
2) Patrick Lowrance/Steen Hansen Rm. #205 - Topic: Romans
3) Paul Matsumoto/Don Martin - Rm. #209
Topic: The Purpose Driven Life
This Saturday & Sunday
We are going to Skid Row to take, food, water,
clothes and blankets. We will meet at the
church at 6pm to sort the clothes and then
caravan down to Skid Row.
$435,164 was promised from 78 cards with 46 marked as
a tithe. If you have not turned yours in yet, you can still do
it this weekend at any of our 4 Worship Services.
Service Opportunity
will be meeting in the Worship Center after Journey this
Sunday at 6:30pm with some basic information on the
Chile trip. Please come and learn more about this great
trip.
Actors needed for Back to Bethlehem. You
can serve as a townsperson in the city of
Bethlehem on the night baby Jesus was born,
be a shepherd, a wise man, an angel, or just a
greeter. This is hosted by St. Stephen's Presbyterian church in Northridge. Also, if you
know a high school student or student group
that would like to volunteer, the time will count
as volunteer hours for college applications. If
you are interested please contact Juleen
Lowrance at (818) 920-1652.
http://www.gobacktobethlehem.com/
Nov. 23 - Chile Information Meeting We
Singles Supper 6+2
The Singles Ministry is organizing a Supper 6+2 for Singles 30+. Everyone that signs up are randomly put in a
group of 6 people. The group agrees to meet for a meal
once a month, alternating who the host is. The host for
that month plans the meal and everyone else brings something to contribute to the meal. The host also invites 2 other people to join the meal for that month. The meals will
start in January. Sign up on Sunday.
November 18
"Attitude Of Gratitude!"
7pm
WVCC Prayer Ministry's desire is to have a prayer
event featuring a time of Worship and a time of acknowledging our blessings. There will be a time of
Worship led by our new Worship Leader, Ray
Reynolds and we will be sharing the blessings
that were submitted the last two weekends.
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Middle & High School Student Ministries
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Let’s learn from some
#ChristmasClassics
THE GRINCH
YOU ARE SPECIAL
11/12
CLUB JC
Wednesday 7-8pm
Hey Parents! While you are at Life Groups we have
a nursery and preschool program AND CLUB JC for
elementary kids! We have fun during our lessons
and activities!! All kids are welcome!
Themes:
November 19 - Family Picture Night &
Store Night
November 26 - No Class!
Happy Thanksgiving!!!!
Journey To Bethlehem
Begins in Kids Alive! & JKIDS on December 7th!
Come and join us at one of services 9am, 10:45am & 5pm!
Nov. 27th - Thanksgiving
Day Service
10am
Message by
Pastor Glenn Kirby
Worship led by
Ray Reynolds
11/19
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THE GIFT OF THE MAGI
CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS
12/10
12/17
WE ARE GOING DOWN TO SERVE AT SKID ROW THIS
WEEK ON THURSDAY, NOV 20TH @6PM! COME JOIN US IN
THE CONNECTING PLACE TO HELP US SORT DONATIONS
BEFORE WE GO DOWN. MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS NEED A
PARENT TO JOIN THEM!
Dec. 12 - Ladies' Christmas
Fellowship - 6:30pm
Calling all ladies to a Contagious Christmas
Fellowship in the Fireside Room where
Christmas will be so full of JOY that it can’t
help but spread. We will discover what
makes the story of Christmas so contagious.
This promises to be a fun evening. Sign Up
On Sunday
 Bring your favorite dish to share for dinner
 Bring a wrapped Christmas ornament.
 We need a few ladies who would like to
decorate a table. You can use your favorite Christmas dishes (china or paper),
napkins, utensils, your own table cloth,
center piece and any other decorations
you choose.
December 24 Christmas Eve Services
6 & 7:15pm
The
Oasis
WEST VALLEY CHRISTIAN CHURCH
22450 SHERMAN WAY, WEST HILLS, CA 91307
Glenn Kirby
Senior Minister
Jim Bell
Teaching Pastor
Rob Denton
Associate Minister
Brandon Aram
Assoc. Worship Leader
Katie Matsumoto
Student Ministries Director
Ray Reynolds
Worship Leader
Derek Swales
School Administrator
Carolyn Kirby
Children’s Director
Cynthia Wagner
Office Manager
Office (818) 884-6480
website: www.wvcch.org
e-mail: [email protected]
Sunday Services 9 & 10:45am and 5pm
Saturday at 6pm
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