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JR. HIGH STUDENTS H2O (grades 6-8) Jr. High students meet for worship and interactive teaching. Check the calendar inside for times at both campuses. Baptism is offered the second full weekend of every month at the North Campus (except June-July due to annual picnic baptism in June). Baptism class is required and offered at the start of every service on the third full weekend of the month. Meet in North Campus Room 133. Registration is not required, please attend the class of your choice.


Communion is served the first full weekend of every month. Prayer Requests: Please let us know if you are going in the hospital, having a procedure done, or have any pastoral care needs. Please call the church office at 816.734.8100.

CHILDREN KOTV Kids On The Vine (3 months-grade 5) Children’s weekend Worship Celebrations–where we show kids the love of Jesus. Includes group worship with singing and ageappropriate teaching. Check in at the KOTV desk at both campuses.

Ecuador Missionary: Ben Gonzales or North Campus Weekend Worship Celebrations: Saturday (West Auditorium) at 5 p.m. Sunday (West Auditorium) at 9 & 11 a.m. & 5 p.m. Brighton Campus Weekend Worship Celebration: Sunday at 10 a.m. Like us on Facebook at Vineyard Church.


Children's Ministry Volunteer Breakfast and Training: September 29, 9-11 a.m. in the East Auditorium. If you currently serve in Children's Ministry or you would like to jump in, please plan to attend.

Fred Herron, Senior Pastor Brady Testorff, Youth & Young Adult Pastor Curt Bartlett, Worship Pastor Derk Hanna, Community Care Pastor Gary Heese, Pastoral Care Pastor Jeremiah Toole, Brighton Campus Worship Pastor Jim Riegel, Pastor Emeritus Kevin Townsend, Servant Evangelism & Brighton Campus Pastor Mark Duncan, Jr. High Pastor Roger Sodsod, Executive Pastor of Adult Ministries Roger Wilson, Executive Pastor of Family Life Steve Jones, Young Adult Worship Pastor Tim Dykes, Connections & Missions Pastor Tony Wilks, Executive Pastor To contact the staff above use the first initial of the first name and their entire last Example:

Family Fishing Event: October 7 at 1 p.m. in Tracy, MO. Register online at Details to come. KOTV (Kids On The Vine) is looking for volunteers for the following areas. Contact Lisa Kunkel for more information at 816.734.8100 or • 20 Safety Team members • 8 Sound Team members • 5 Event Team members • 4 Creative Team members • Unlimited Prayer Team members

Stop by the tables in the lobby for your free 20th anniversary t-shirt and cupcakes.


Brighton Campus: Hwy 152 & N Brighton (NorthGlen 14 Theatres)

AWANA (age 3-grade 5): Helping kids to know, love, and serve Jesus through Bible lessons and Scripture memory, all while having fun! Meets Wednesdays, 6:30-8 p.m. throughout the school year. Contact Sabrina Rancudo at 816.686.8154 or

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Connect Wednesday (grades 6-12) meets Wednesdays in North Campus Room 131, 6:30-8 p.m. Youth meet for worship and small groups through the school year. Students sign up for their small group choice at Connect Wednesday. This Fall our Discipleship and Small Group options are: • Case for Christ • Case for Faith • Family Matters (divorce through the eyes of a teen) 5th Quarter Youth Outreach (grades 9-12): Friday, October 5, 9-10:30 p.m. at Platte County High School Football Stadium. Join us after the game from 9-10:30 p.m. for a fun Friday night outreach to other Platte County students. Refreshments provided. Contact Brady Testorff at Mission Impossible Special Ops (grades 6-12): Saturday, October 20, 7-10 p.m. for night games at Kevin Townsend's home (8520 N Brighton Ave, KCMO 64156). Parent release form required. No cost, refreshments provided. Bring a flashlight, wear dark-colored or camouflage clothing. Come and receive your assignment for fun. Signup in North Campus Room 131. Parent volunteers requested. Contact Denise Bearce, dbearce@vine Girls for God Picnic in the Park (girls—grades 9-12): Saturday, September 29 at 12:30 p.m. at Platte Purchase Park (2800 NW 100th St., KCMO 64154). Food provided. Contact Kendra Harris at 816.507.8573. Visit us at god.seniorhigh.

SR. HIGH STUDENTS THE ROCK (grades 9-12) ` Sr. High students meet Sunday nights, 5-6:15 p.m. in the East Auditorium for games, worship, and teaching.

I’m new here, what is my next step? You are invited to attend Pastor Connect offered after every weekend service in North Campus Room 133. One of our pastors will be on hand to visit with you and give you a Welcome Packet and a gift.

How do I join a small group? Easy. Check out the Journey Guide located in the Information Center. Contact the leader of the group you want to join or e-mail There’s a group that’s just right for you!

How do I become a member of Vineyard Church and learn what it is all about? You are invited to attend Vineyard 101 - Connecting with the Vineyard. Option 1: Saturday, October 20, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the East Auditorium, or Option 2: Two Thursdays, Oct. 18 & 25, 6:30-8:15 p.m. Register online at

How do I get prayer for something specific? A prayer team is available to pray for you after every Celebration Service in the front of the Auditorium. Prayer Request cards are available in the chair backs. Fill out the card and drop it in the offering. The pastoral staff and prayer team pray over these requests.

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Volunteers needed to help prepare weekend bulletins. Our bulletin preparation team needs volunteers Friday mornings for a few hours to place sermon notes and announcement inserts You will be serving for a month with other team hinside e a dbulletins. er members approximately two times per year. Call Tina MacDowell at 816.256.0909.

Get Connected! There are many ongoing Small Groups and Common-Interest Groups listed in the NEW Fall Journey Guide. Pick up your copy of the Journey Guide or search through the list of groups online at and get connected!

Joy Ministry is looking for volunteers (high school and older) to buddy one-on-one with special needs children at KOTV on Saturdays at 5 p.m. Contact Beth Jones at 816.805.2178 or

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Food Pantry: Serve a couple of times monthly on Monday, Wednesday, or Saturday mornings from 9-11:30 a.m. to put food away and to assist families needing food. If interested contact Tempest Linn at Meals Ministry is looking for people who have a heart to help those who need meals because of an illness, surgery, or child birth. If you are willing to prepare and/ or deliver a prepared meal, contact Cyndi Contact Cyndi if hWolfe e a date816.858.2233. r you are in need of assistance or know of someone in our church who is in need.

grow at the vineyard Vineyard 101Connecting with the Vineyard Vineyard 201Growing in the Vineyard 200 SeriesBecoming more like Christ

Sewing Little Dresses for Missions meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month starting Oct. 9, from 9-11 a.m. in North Campus Room 121. We will be sewing pillowcase dresses for little girls in our mission's villages. This ongoing group is open to anyone with sewing experience and preferably has a sewing machine. Contact Carol Bland at 816.436.4304 or

Vineyard 301Leading in the Vineyard

Care and Share Ministry connects people in need with those who are willing to donate. If you would like to donate; or are in need of tangible items; or to sign up to receive the monthly newsletter of items, contact Candice Cavalier at candice.cava

Recommended Reading . . . This week the Executive Pastor, Tony Wilks, recommends "The Treasure Principle" by Randy Alcorn. It is our featured book and is available for 20% off this weekend in the Bookstore.

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Hearts & Hands is a common-interest group for anyone interested in different types of handiwork; knitting, crocheting, tatting, cross stitch, etc. Share materials, talents, and experience over a cup of coffee. Meets the last Thursday of the month, Sept. 27, in North Campus claSS to Room 135, 7-8:30 p.m. Contact Lori Johnson at 816.529.4001 or

Women's Tennis: Meets Sept. 28 and every other Friday, 7-8 p.m. at Barry Road Park (Park Hill High School). No experience required. Women will be matched to play with others of same skill level when possible. Contact Laura Warren at 816.506.0696 or Women's Basketball: Meets October 5 and every other Friday, 7-8 p.m. at Smithville Primary Elementary School. Women's 3-on-3 basketball is for fun and fitness. No experience required. Contact Laura Warren at 816.506.0696 or laurabeewarren@ya How We Love Seminar: Sept. 28-29 and Oct. 5-6, Fridays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in North Campus Room 131. This is a 2-weekend video-driven seminar that helps you discover the root of your relationship problems. Our early life experiences, for better or worse, teach us how to love. Please check out and take the Love Style Quiz in preparation for the class. Register online at www.vine

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church life Food Pantry serves 1538 individuals monthly! YOUR HELP COUNTS! We need: • Canned meat (Tuna/Chicken) • Hamburger Helper • Canned soup • Spaghetti sauce You can support the Food Pantry by donating food items or providing funds. To volunteer, contact Tempest Linn at tempest.linn@gmail. com.

Find out what's happening at Vineyard Church! Visit the Welcome Centers or check out www.MyVCKC. com. Mug Mob—Senior Coffee Hour meets the first Monday of the month on October 1, 10-11:15 a.m. in North Campus Room 130. Come for coffee and conversation. Bring your own mug and get acquainted with other seniors.

FREE OIL CHANGE & FLUID LEVEL CHECK Saturday, October 13, 9 a.m.-noon at Christian Brothers Automotive Men's Ministry is offering a free oil change to single moms, wives of our deployed military, and seniors 60+. If you want the oil filter changed, please bring the oil filter for your car's make and model. Sign up in the West Lobby today. Men needed to help with this service project. Sign up in the West Lobby today. New Location: Christian Brothers Automotive at 4200 NW Barry Rd.

Harvester's Outreach is Saturday, October 27, 8-10 a.m. Harvester's and Vineyard Church will distribute a truckload of fresh food to people in need. We also provide haircuts, clothing, and children's activities. We are assisting about 328 families monthly. Visit the Info Center and pick up a list of additional items needed to help these families. Volunteers are needed to serve from 7-11 a.m. Contact Denise Bearce at 734.8100. Miss a past weekend message or want to share a great message you heard with a friend or relative? You can watch past sermons online at

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Men’s Groups • Tuesday a.m. call Tim Dykes at 913.269.3434 • Thursday p.m. call Tom Turner at 816.896.5261 • Saturday a.m. call Tom Turner at 816.896.5261 • Saturday a.m. call Tim Lanzone at 429.5856 Women’s Groups • Tuesday a.m. call Dawn Bononi at 816.294.0856 • Tuesday p.m. call Judy Molina at 816.415.0043 • Wednesday p.m. call Diane Peterson at 816.769.0739 • Thursday p.m. call Tina MacDowell at 816.256.0909

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ch u r c h calendar FYI: All room numbers listed below are at the North Campus September 22, Saturday H20 (Jr. High students), Room 131, 5 p.m. Pastor Connect, Room 133, after the service Weekend Celebration: North Campus, West Auditorium, 5 p.m. September 23, Sunday H20, (Jr. High students), Room 131, 9 & 11 a.m. Pastor Connect, Room 133, after each service Paul Jones' Small Group, Room 130, 5-7 p.m. The Rock (Sr. High students), East Auditorium, 5-6:15 p.m. Vision Gathering for Leaders Only, E Auditorium, 12:30-3 p.m. Weekend Celebration: Brighton Campus, 10 a.m. includes KOTV & H20 Ministries Weekend Celebrations: North Campus, 9 & 11 a.m. & 5 p.m. September 24, Monday Boundaries, Room 115, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Computer Repair Ministry by appt. only, Room 133, 5:30-9 p.m. Larry Cottrell's Small Group, Room 130, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oaks of Righteousness, East Auditorium, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Yoga, Room 131, 6:30-8 p.m. September 25, Tuesday Alpha Course, East Auditorium, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Disciple Bible Study I, Room 113, 6:30-8:20 p.m. Disciple Bible Study III, West Lobby, 6:30-8:20 p.m. Janet Lange's Small Group, Room 121, 6:30-8 p.m. Tim Dykes Small Group, Room 133, 6-7 a.m. Women's Motorcycle Riders, East Parking Lot, 6:30-8 p.m. September 26, Wednesday AWANA, 6:30-8 p.m. Connect Wednesday, Room 131, 6:30-8 p.m. Oaks of Righteousness a.m. Class, Room 113, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. September 27, Thursday Celebration of Discipline, Room 106, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Deeper Walk With Jesus, Room 115, 6-8 p.m. Disciple Bible Study II, Room 113, 6:30-8:20 p.m. Empowering Workshop, Room 113, 9:30 a.m.-noon FPU (Financial Peace University), Room 131, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Guitar Class Level I, West Auditorium, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Hearts & Hands, Room 135, 7-8:30 p.m. Life Coaching 101, Room 121, 6:30-9 p.m. Men at Work in The Word, Room 133, 6:30-8 p.m. Oaks of Righteousness p.m. Class, E Auditorium, 6:30-9:30 p.m. September 28, Friday How We Love 4-day Seminar, Room 131, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oaks of Righteousness a.m. Class, Room 113, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. The Watch, Room 133, 7-9 p.m. September 29, Saturday H20, Room 131, 5-6:15 p.m. How We Love 4-day Seminar, Room 131, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Pastor Connect, Room 133, after the service Saturday Morning Men's Group, Room 130, 8-9:30 a.m. Tim Lanzone's Small Group, Room 133, 8-9:30 a.m. Weekend Celebration: North Campus, West Auditorium, 5 p.m. Mark your calendar: How We Love 4-day Seminar continued: Oct. 5-6 Successful Stepfamily Seminar: Oct. 12-13 and 26-27 Right Relationships, Oct. 4-Nov. 15

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