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JULY HIGH SCHOOL MISSION TRIP: CENTER FOR STUDENT MISSION, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA July 8-15, San Francisco, California Cost: $500 (Scholarships available)

If you are in high school (entering grades 10-12), we invite you to join us as we serve San Francisco and Oakland! We will join others from around the US in projects over the week throughout the city. Please note that this trip is offered to those who have finished freshman year due to the nature of trip.

WOMEN’S MINISTRY: BUNKO & TAPAS Sunday, July 16, 4-6PM RSVP to Kelly for address: kellyn@vpc.church

Tapas are delicious, and Bunko is fun! If you didn’t already know this, then you should come to this event. Invite a friend; all are welcome!

SUMMER LUNCH

SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL

Get out of the heat and get some good food. This mid-summer lunch opportunity is open to all. RSVP is appreciated but not required: vpc.church/event-calendar

Kids entering 2nd grade and up are invited to stay in worship. We welcome this time for parents to model participation in worship.

Sunday, July 9, 11:45AM, Landes Center, Free

Sundays in July Kids 3 years old through entering 1st grade

SUMMER READING

Jesus desires you to be whole, in body, mind, and soul. At VPC, we know that issues around mental health can be confusing, challenging, and may come with needless stigma. Here are some great books that will raise your awareness about mental health issues and how God cares about the whole person.

Loved Back to Life

The Anxiety Cure

Choose Joy

Hurt People Hurt People

Sheila Walsh Sheila Walsh was at the pinnacle of her career, appearing daily on TV as co-host of The 700 Club. One day she found herself walking away from it all and checking into a psychiatric hospital. In her journal she wrote, “Lord, please hold me. I’m falling into a dark well... I feel so alone.” Loved Back to Life takes readers on Sheila’s journey from hopelessness to joy. Although the road was terrifying, at every turn God called her to follow and to trust Him. Kay Warren Why are some people—even in the toughest times—always filled with joy, while most of us can’t seem to find lasting joy no matter how hard we search? Do joy-filled people know something we don’t? The answer is yes! And in her warm, candid style, Kay Warren shares that life-transforming truth with you.

Change Your Brain, Change Your Life

Archibald D. Hart Anxiety is the number one mental health problem for women and second only to drug abuse among men. Medication can alleviate the symptoms of anxiety illnesses. However, in order to achieve lasting emotional tranquility, a significant lifestyle change must be made. With a Christian view, The Anxiety Cure provides proven, natural strategies for overcoming panic disorder and finding an emotional balance in today’s fast-paced world. Sandra D. Wilson Do you know someone who seems impossible to get along with? From the people at church to members of our family, we are surrounded by people who hurt other people. They do so because of the pain in their own lives. Dr. Wilson brings her years as a professional counselor to a difficult topic that affects many of us. Let her warmth and insight lead you toward a heart of compassion and a ministry of healing for those who hurt others.

Dr. Daniel Amen You’ll see scientific evidence that your anxiety, depression, anger, obsessiveness, or impulsiveness could be related to how specific structures in your brain work. You’re not stuck with the brain you’re born with. Renowned neuropsychiatrist and Christian, Dr. Amen includes cutting-edge research that can help change your life.

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