Bulletin for Sunday, December 16
Instead of one day that quickly come and goes, Advent gives us a chance
to intentionally anticipate and celebrate the birth of Jesus, and to be expectant and hopeful for his return. This year, we have several ways to engage the four weekly Advent themes of Hope, Peace, Joy and Love! First, we have a booklet available from Vineyard Resources called Humble King. This resource has weekly readings with application ideas and is available to purchase for $2 in the bookstore. Second, we will have a weekly post on Facebook with resources and also videos from The Bible Project to help you and your family engage with the season. Lastly, we will have Advent Services on the first four Sunday evenings in December. These services will be about 30 minutes in length and will be an opportunity to begin each week of Advent in an intentional and communal way. We will gather on December 2, 9, 16 & 23 at 6:30 pm in the Chapel (services will be appropriate for families and children).
Christmas Eve Services
This year’s Christmas Eve services will be on Monday, December 24 at 5pm and 7pm. Please invite your friends and family and join us for a creative service including worship carols and treats, all beginning in Heritage Hall. The services will be family friendly, but childcare will be available for children 0-5. Make sure to dress warm ☺
Christmas Offering 2018
Each year at Vineyard Boise, a special offering is collected around Christmas that is donated in its entirety to a different organization or ministry. This year’s Christmas offering will be collected on December 16. Our focus this year is to support 2 ministries who are providing shelter and supportive services for some of the most vulnerable members of our community. Solace House is the first safe house in Idaho for victims of human trafficking, and Judah’s House provides life skills and housing for young adults who are aging out of foster care. We will be highlighting each ministry in the next couple weeks, so stay tuned for their stories!
Two opportunities in the Children's ministry
The Children's Ministry team is looking for an elementary age teacher for the 11am service. We are also looking for a 3 year old teacher for the 9am service. Please contact the Trumps if you'd like more information about these areas of ministry at Chris.Trump@vineyardboise.org or Kellie.Trump@vineyardboise.org. We would love for you to be part of the team.
FCA Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Breakfast
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes invites you to their Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Breakfast on Thursday, December 20 from 7:30-9:15am at the Boise Centre. Be challenged and inspired by our Keynote speaker, Tim Brown,Hall of Famer and former NFL Wide Receiver for the Oakland Raiders, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the University of Notre Dame, and hear testimonies of Mountain West and MACplayers and coaches playing in the 2018 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl! Make it an event ...rally your school’s student-athletes, FCA Huddle or your youth sports team, all wearing their school/team colors, and spend a morning being inspired as individuals, athletes and team members! To register, go to fcaidaho.org. The deadline for meal orders is December 14th, and the event cost is $30 for students and coaches and $45 for adults.
Church Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Located in the west lobby of the main building 208-377-1477
A pastor is on call for non-financial emergencies 24/7 at 208-869-7021