DESERT VINEYARD BULLETIN


October 21-22, 2017

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CHRISTMAS TEA HOSTESS MEETING
OCTOBER 22 | 1:30PM | CAFÉ SANCTUARY
OCTOBER 23 | 6:30PM | CAFÉ SANCTUARY
The 25th Annual Christmas Teas will be held this year on December 7th and 9th. If you have already signed up to host a table, please remember attendance at the hostess meeting is mandatory. You may choose to attend either the Sunday or Monday meetings both in the Café Sanctuary. If you have not yet signed up for a table but want to be a hostess or you are undecided but would like to know what is required of a Christmas Tea Hostess, please plan to attend one of these meetings. Afterwards you will be able to request a table. Contact Laurie Woolery at the church office, 661-945-2777 ext. 213 or lwoolery@desertvineyard.org for more information.

ANGEL TREE ORIENTATION
NOVEMBER 5 | 12:30PM | PRAYER ROOM
Join us after the 11AM service to find out about volunteering for this years Angel Tree. Angel Tree is part of our Prison Ministry and helps to bring the love of Christ into the life of a child of an incarcerated parent. Come to this orientation to learn of all the different ways you can help make this great ministry happen, from passing out Angels to delivering the gifts to the families. Contact Pastor Michael Meramble at the church office, 661-945-2777 ext. 240 or mmeramble@desertvineyard.org

WINTER WARM-UP
DONATIONS TAKEN THROUGH NOVEMBER 19
We need your new or used (clean) warm clothing,
blankets and sleeping bags to hand out to our friends in the homeless community. During our Monday Night Manna meal on November 20, we clothe hundreds of adults and kids for the coming winter weather. You may donate clothing at the Information Table during the weekend services, Monday Night Manna or at the church office. Donations will be taken through Sunday, November 19. For a list of needed items pick up a flyer at the Information Counter. Contact the church office, 661-945-2777 for more information.
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MEXICO PARKING LOT BUILD
OCTOBER 28 | 8AM | MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM
Bring your hammer if you have one and your family for a day of service with the Mexico Ministry team. For anyone interested in going to Mexico, paperwork and money deadline is this Sunday, October 22nd. All required documents including a valid passport must be turned in at this time to secure your spot. Unfortunately, there will be no late registrations accepted after the 22nd due to changes within Mexico. Contact Melissa Corkern at the church office, 661-945-2777 ext. 261 or mcorkern@desertvineyard.org for more information.

HARVEST PARTY
OCTOBER 31 | 6PM | LANCASTER CAMPUS
Come bring your kids to our annual Harvest Party on Halloween. The church will be filled with tons of candy & games, our coffee shop will be open, and our Vineyard Christian School will sell hot dogs & drinks. Cost is $2 per child (17 & under). We encourage you to have your children wear innocent costumes, as it is a time of fun and candy without bloody or scary faces. We always need lots of volunteers. Contact Jordan Corlew at jcorlew@desertvineyard.org for more information.

ACCESSORY PARTY FUNDRAISER
We need you! Our Desert Vineyard's mom group, #MomLife, is collecting gently used accessories for an fun evening out. Have some accessories you aren't interested in anymore? We would love to collect those from you! Our goal is to raise funds for future needs of the mothers in our Desert Vineyard community. We will be collecting items in the church office up until Wednesday, November 15th. Be sure to save the date for a night of fun while you purchase some gently used, yet beautiful accessories for a good cause! Contact Staci Rue srue@desertvineyard.org for more information.

DV KIDS VOLUNTEERS
Do you have a servant's heart? DV Kids would be a great place to start! The DV Kids Welcome Team has open roles in hospitality (Door-openers, Greeters and Guides) and technology (Checking families in with our automated system). Come by the desk in the DV Kids Center to pick up an application. Contact Tina Martin at tmartin@desertvineyard.org for more information.
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WEDNESDAYS | 6:30PM | CAFE SANCTUARY
Jesus is better series | September 20 through November 1- Come join us at Midweek for our newest series through the much debated book of Hebrews. The series will follow the unknown author through the argument that "Jesus is Better...". DV Kids and DV Youth are available at the same time as well. Contact Richard Hanley rihanley@desertvineyard.org for more information.
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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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Volunteer appreciation next weekend
We love our volunteers! We would not be able to do the many things we do without the incredible support of our many volunteers. Next weekend, is our Annual Volunteer Appreciation Weekend. If you have volunteered for a milestone number of years (5, 10, 15, 20, etc.) you will receive a gift from us as a thank you for your faithfulness over time. Our volunteers are invaluable to us and we appreciate working together as we further the kingdom in practical ways! We hope you can join us next weekend for a celebration of service!
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If you would like the birth, marriage, or death of a Desert Vineyard family member published here in the Bulletin, please email ejenison@desertvineyard.org.