CLASSES

 

Holy Yoga

Instructors: Erin Lunn & Jennifer Cecil
Wednesdays, September 4-November 20
6-7:30PM, Room 512-Upper Youth Room
Cost: $5 (paid to your instructor)

This is a type of yoga practice that combines stretching and Movement with worshipful moments and prayer. All levels welcome, no experience necessary. Bring a yoga mat and a friend!  

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OTHER CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

ALZHEIMER'S WORKSHOP PART ONE (OF THREE)
EARLY STAGE
LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER'S: FOR cARE PARTNERS

Facilitator: Alzheimer’s Association Certified Instructor
Wednesday, November 13
6-7:30PM, Room 409

This class will discuss understanding dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and how to identify early stage symptoms. We will work through adjustment and acceptance of the diagnosis, and how to partner with the person suffering from Alzheimer’s to develop strategies to cope with new changes and symptoms.

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vpf wise giving panel

Sunday, November 17
10AM-12:30PM, Fireside Room

Grow your generosity!

God calls us to be wise stewards with what He has given us. Come learn from the experts on how you can become more efficient in your giving strategies. You will learn how to maximize the impact of every donation while having it cost you less. This class is great for anyone who pays taxes and wants to be a better steward, no matter what your age or income!

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advent.ure

Wednesday, December 4
6-7:30PM, Landes Center
Food Truck available starting at 5:15PM

Kick off the Advent season with a fun intergenerational celebration! Come enjoy decorating cookies, making an Advent wreath for your family, wrapping presents for MentorKids, photobooth, and more.

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rick warren's the purpose of christmas

Instructor: Jerry Sayre
Wednesdays, December 11 & 18
6-7PM, Chapel

Three short videos, three short lectures, Q&A, and Christmas cookies. Jerry Sayre is a member of a Bible study and a Stephen Minister Leader at VPC.

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Adventures in Learning

  • FREE classes for adults of all ages
  • Come 15 minutes early for cookies and beverages
  • Registrations are encouraged, walk-ins are welcome

chair yoga


AIL will host a DVD workout
Thursday, November 14
2-3PM, Calvin Center


We’ll be watching “Happy Yoga with Sarah Starr - Gentle Chair Yoga” and exercising together. The calm, 30-minute session was filmed in a beautiful field of sunflowers. Wear comfortable clothes.

 

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WWII NAVy AVIATION STORY

Instructor: Jack Holder, a Pearl Harbor Survivor
Thursday, November 14, 10:00-11:30 AM
Monday, November 18, 7-8:30PM

Room 415/416, Second Floor by Elevator or Stairs
Brief Intermission with Refreshments

Mr. Holder fought in the Battle of Midway and was an Honored Guest at the World Premier of the movie “Midway” on November 3, 2019 in Los Angeles. The movie will be released in the Phoenix area on November 8. 

Jack will give a PowerPoint presentation and there will be time for questions about his naval career as well as the movie.

Jack joined the U.S. Navy in 1940 at the age of 19. His story began at Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. Through the next 4 years, the war took him to Midway, Guadalcanal, the English Channel and many other places, fighting for what he believes.

Jack was a Navy Flight Engineer and is a Pearl Harbor Survivor. He received 2 Distinguished Flying Cross Medals, a Presidential Citation, 6 Air Medals, and 6 Commendation Medals. The U.S. Navy awarded Jack an honorable discharge as an Aviation Machinist Mate First Class on March 5, 1948. Jack will be 98-years-old on December 13, 2019.

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THE HISTORY OF THE MAYFLOWER CROSSING AND THE FIRST THANKSGIVING

Instructor: Jerry Sayre
Thursday, November 21
7-8PM, Calvin Center

We will go back in time with a short video, lecture, and Thanksgiving treats. Jerry Sayre is a history buff and member of VPC’s Boomers Community Group Leadership Team.

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the purpose of christmas by rick warren

Instructor: Jerry Sayre
Thursday, December 12
10-11:30AM (brief intermission), Calvin Center

Three short videos, three short lectures, Q&A, and Christmas cookies. Jerry Sayre is a member of a Bible study and a Stephen Ministry Leader at VPC.

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Classes

pickleball (ages 8-108)

Coach: Jack Thomas, 602-418-2439
Tuesdays/Thursdays, Year Round
4:30-6:30PM, Landes Center
Costs: Free

Fantastic and fun game played on a badminton court with a lower net, a perforated plastic ball, and lightweight paddles. You don't have to be good at other sports. It's easy to learn but can develop into a quick, fast-paced competitive game for experienced players. Once you start playing, you can't stop! Learn more about Pickleball. 

grandmaster han's martial arts of arizona (all ages)

Instructor: Jeff or Lori Jordan, 780-326-3755
Thursdays

4:30-5:30PM, Calvin Center
Fee: One class per week, $45/month

Youn Wh Ryu - Christian-based martial arts for physical fitness and self-defense. Our Training Principles: Be Polite, Be Patient, Be Alert, Be Brave, Do Your Best, Respect Yourself and Others. 

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line dance (adults)

Instructor: Linda Purkapile
Fridays, Year Round
10AM-NOON, Landes Basement
Fee: $60 for eight, two-hour classes

Do you want a fun, low-impact exercise that gives a physical and mental workout? Line dancing may be just what you're looking for! Classes led by Jerry Villaire, a national and local coach for all levels. 


RightNow Media

RightNow Media is a service offering thousands of Christian video sessions for you to access anytime, anywhere.

RightNow Media has Bible teaching and practical content for adults, youth, and children. There are studies by respected pastors and teachers, original RightNow videos, and recordings of Christian conferences. Best of all, you can view these videos from your computer, tablet, or even your phone! Videos can be accessed by individual members and their families or streamed by Community Groups or Bible studies.

We're excited about the ways you can use this resource to grow in your faith.