DESERT VINEYARD BULLETIN


August 19-20, 2017

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DV KIDS & DV YOUTH VOLUNTEER INVITATION
Do you want to step into a fun and rewarding experience serving kids or youth? Do you want to make new friends while you make a difference? Take a look at your bulletin insert and bring it to our tent in the courtyard today.

DV KIDS ORIENTATION
AUGUST 27 | 12:45PM | CHAPEL
Come explore serving possibilities at our next DV Kids Volunteer Orientation. You will hear about different roles including teaching, media, welcome team and behind-the-scenes. There is a place for you on the DV Kids team! Free lunch included as well as child care for a small fee.

BAPTISM CLASS THIS WEEKEND
AUGUST 19 OR 20 | IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING SERVICES | PRAYER ROOM
To be baptized here at the Desert Vineyard, we ask that you attend our Baptism Class. These classes are offered immediately after each weekend service. You only need to attend one of the classes. In this 45-minute class you will hear about what Baptism is and what it looks like to be baptized at our church. The next Baptism is Sunday, August 27th. Contact Pastor Michael Meramble at the church office, 661-945-2777, ext. 240 for more information.

WE'RE HIRING
We have several job openings here at the Desert Vineyard Lancaster Campus. Please visit our website desertvineyard.org/jobs to read about our openings and apply.

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-H E R E ’S W H A T ’S H A P P E N I N G-
FIRST PLACE 4 HEALTH
SEPTEMBER 7 | 6pM | chapel
Our First Place 4 Health Bible Study will be starting a new 12 week session. Come hear about this amazing Bible study with testimonies from those who have found freedom from the bondage of overeating and unhealthy living. Contact Cheryl Bloemendaal, 661-723-8011 for more information.

WOMEN'S MINISTRY KICK-OFF
SEPTEMBER 8 | 6:30pM | CAFÉ SANCTUARY
Ladies of all ages, please join us for an evening of fun and friendship along with a pretty awesome dessert bar! This is an evening to learn about everything our Women's Ministry has to offer. We'll feature upcoming Bible studies for everyone (middle school, high school and our college aged ladies, Latino ladies, Breaking Free group and of course our Tuesday study). There will be leaders from First Place 4 Health, Life Hurts God Heals, and #MomLife too. There will also be an opportunity to hear about our special upcoming events like, Living Proof Live Event, Poinsettia and Pizza Party and our 25th Annual Christmas Tea! You don't want to miss this wonderful (and free) evening! Contact Cherri Thompson at the church office, 661-945-2777 ext. 246 or cthompson@desertvineayrd.org for more information.

#MOMLIFE
SEPTEMBER 14 | 10AM | Middle School Room
Hey mamas, mark your calendars #MomLife is starting back up! #MomLife is a ministry for moms that are expecting, moms of infants and preschoolers. Come grab a cup of coffee and enjoy time with other moms while your little ones enjoy #KidLife. Contact Staci Rue at
srue@desertvineyard.org or Jess Johns at jsjohns@desertvineyard.org for more information.

GRACEFEST AV
SEPTEMBER 15 & 16 | PALMDALE AMPHITHEATER
GraceFest AV returns for its 10th year building on a great annual tradition for Antelope Valley residents. GraceFest AV is a Christian music festival featuring national and local Christian artists and worship bands. There will be a free worship night on September 15th from 5PM-8PM and the main event will be held on September 16th from 1PM-10PM. The Desert Vineyard will be selling tickets at the Information Counter on the weekends and at the church offices during the week.

GRANDPARENTING MATTERS - SAVE THE DATE
OCTOBER 6 | 6:30pM | CAFÉ SANCTUARY
Grandparents, Save the Date! Come join us for the first grandparent focused event. We
are excited to welcome Larry Fowler, a nationally recognized leader in children and family ministry. Leave feeling inspired and excited to use some new grandparenting tools.
Contact Cherri Thompson at the church office, 661-945-2777 ext. 246 or
cthompson@desertvineayrd.org for more information.

MEXICO MINISTRY
TACO FIESTA | SEPTEMBER 10
PARKING LOT BUILD | OCTOBER 28
MEXICO TRIP | NOVEMBER 3-5
If you are interested in serving with Mexico Ministry now is the time. The next Mexico Loft House Build trip will be November 3th -5th. We are currently seeking volunteers for Taco Fiesta, Parking Lot Build and donations. Stop by the Information Counter in the Lobby or contact Melissa Corkern at the church office, 661-945-2777 ext. 255 or
mcorkern@desertvineyard.org for more information.

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-M I D W E E K -
WEDNESDAYS | 6:30PM | CAFE SANCTUARY
August 9 | Calling Beats Confidence (A Look at the Life of Peter)
August 16 | Don’t Quit (A Look at the Life of Ruth)
August 23 | Live Within Limits (A Look at the Life of Timothy)
August 30 | Don’t Compromise (A Look at the Lives of Joshua and Caleb)
September 6 | Stay Close (A Look at the Lives of David's 'Mighty Men')

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-G R O U P S-
The Desert Vineyard Church offers a number of opportunities to connect with others and build relationships through a group setting. These groups meet at various times and locations and cover many different topics from Bible studies to support and recovery groups. Wherever you are at in life, there is a group for you. Pick up a GROUPS booklet at the Information Counter in the Lobby. Use your Connection Card to request more information about GROUPS and someone will contact you.

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-Y O U S H O U L D K N O W-
At the beginning of each weekend service we have coffee, muffins and We are one church with multiple campuses. We have Sunday services happening 9AM and 11AM at our Palmdale Desert Vineyard Campus and our Tehachapi Mountain Vineyard Campus. Visit our website desertvineyard.org for address & contact information for each campus.

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-F A M I L Y L I F E-
If you would like the birth, marriage, or death of a Desert Vineyard family member recorded here in the Family Life section, please contact the church office at 661-945-2777 ext. 130.