OASIS COMMUNITY WEDNESDAYS

Classes

Kids

Students

Music

Food

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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c.s. lewis: mere christianity

Instructor: Senior Pastor David Joynt
Wednesdays, September 4-November 20
6-7PM, Calvin Center

Cost: Free

Connecting Your Head to Your Heart. Christians believe God is the source of truth and creator of reason. Yet we live at a time when many people dismiss Christian faith as pure fantasy or unreasonable conviction. C.S. Lewis was an Oxford Professor and Christian believer. His book, Mere Christianity, shows why faith is reasonable and how to connect our heads and hearts.

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The top 10 things you need to know about the bible

Instructor: Dr. Cory Peacock, Director of the Sonoran
Theological Group and Fuller Seminary Adjunct Instructor
Wednesdays, September 4-October 30
6-7PM, Chapel
Cost: Free

You may know about a guy named Moses in the Old Testament and a guy named Paul in the New Testament, but who has the time to figure out how to go deeper? With the right guide, you do. Join Dr. Peacock as he gives us tools to better understand the Bible.

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OTHER CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

#THESTRUGGLEISREAL: CONNECTING &
COMMUNICATING WITH YOUR KIDS

Facilitator: Larry Kerby, certified Love & Logic instructor
Wednesday, October 2, 6-7:30PM 
Families of any age children are welcome

Join Larry Kerby for a class on choosing, setting, and enforcing healthy boundaries the love & logic way.

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

Facilitator: Alzheimer’s Association Certified Instructor
Wednesday, October 30, November 6 & 13
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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facing challenges (two-part family workshop)

Facilitators: Samantha Kingma, LMFT; Shea Dodson, LMSW; Michaela Decker, LMFT
Sunday, November 3, 9-10:15AM & Wednesday, November 6, 6-7:30PM 
Families of Middle and High Schoolers

Join us for a two-part workshop, or attend either. This class is designed for parents of Middle and High School students to promote awareness, understanding, and prevention of suicide and mental health issues from a Christian perspective. This is a difficult and vitally important set of topics, and we hope you will join us.

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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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Oasis Kids!

K-5th Grade
Fall Semester| Room 415/416
Wednesdays, September 4-December 11, 6-7:30PM
(No Oasis October 9 or November 27)
December 4 - ADVENT.ure - An Advent Celebration for all ages! 

Oasis minis!

3-5 years old
Fall Semester | Room 401
Wednesdays, September 4-December 11, 6-7:30PM
(No Oasis October 9 or November 27)
December 4 - ADVENT.ure - An Advent Celebration for all ages! 

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Oasis Kids! is a safe and fun environment to learn about the world in creative ways. Your child will build, craft, draw, sing and just have fun while our staff members teach them more about the love of Jesus Christ!

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Over the first eight weeks of Oasis Kids! fall semester your child will have fun as they learn how God is the ultimate builder. Construction sites are exciting places, filled with interesting, heavy machinery and abuzz with noise and activity. When we accept Jesus, God begins a good work in us. We become the construction site where God is building something amazing! Kids will learn that God is working in the hearts of those who follow Jesus. 

FINDING CHRISTMAS

The sea is filled with awesome creatures great and small. These creatures remind us of the Christmas story and the greatest gift of all. Jesus! Kids will learn that to find what chritmas is really about you can't just look at the mall or inside the presents under the tree but instead you have to look for Jesus. 

*Childcare is available for free for children 3 months-2 years old whose parents are attending an adult class. Please request childcare when signing up. 

          

Oasis for Students

Wednesdays starting September 4, Landes Basement
Middle School: 6-7:30PM
High School: 7:30-9PM
(No meetings October 9, Fall Break and November 27, Thanksgiving)
 

Oasis Students is a fun-filled extension of VPC Student Ministry where students are invited to hang out, make friends, and grow deeper in their walk with Christ. These gatherings include exciting events and activities along with age relevant curriculum aimed at forming students in new ways to help them discover  God's calling on their lives. Invite friends and get ready for an amazing time - we can't wait to see you there!

 

Homework room, recreation area, and a free time to buy dinner at the food trucks will be available starting at 5:15PM for High School students; Middle School students will have access to the homework room, recreation area, and food trucks as well.

  

MIDDLE SCHOOL UPCOMING SERIES

September-October
The Beginners Guide to Connecting with God Series

Learn about spiritual habits and the ways in which we connect with God. Let's go! 

November-December
At Odds Series

Science and faith are often seen as two separate realms that are not connected. But, is that true? We're excited to hop into this series that looks at how science and faith are compatible with one another.  

HIGH SCHOOL UPCOMING SERIES

September-October
Rhythm Series

Could there be more to worship than just singing songs at church? In this series, we'll find out what it looks like to worship God with our whole lives. 

November-December
Worlds Apart Series

No two worlds seem further apart than science and faith. But are science and faith really as far from each other as we might believe? In this series, we'll find out! 

CHANCEL CHOIR

Resumes in September
Rehearsal: Wednesdays, 7:30-9PM, Choir Room
Sing most Sundays at the 9AM Worship Service

The Chancel Choir is a traditional four-part choir that ministers to the congregation through music. We sing everything from classical to 20th century. The choir also performs two concerts per year with a full orchestra. The Chancel Choir is open to high school students and adults at all skill levels. If you love to sing and have a heart for worshiping through song, this welcoming community is the place for you! Contact Jennifer Hamm for more information.

The Joy of Singing with Tiffany Pondelik

The Joy of Singing from Valley Presbyterian Church on Vimeo.

 

Come grab a bite from the food truck between activities or classes! A variety of affordable family friendly options will be available for purchase between 5:15 and 8PM each Oasis Wednesday. 

September 4 
Queso Good

Queso Good is a gourmet quesadilla food truck serving up melted cheesy goodness inside crispy tortillas. 

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September 11 
Burgers Amore

When the moon hits the sky like big burgers and fries, that's amore'. This truck features chicken, turkey,  and veggies patties too, along with a tasty variety of hand cut fries!

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September 18 
Cheese, Love & Happiness

Enjoy a groovy grilled cheese sandwich. This truck has variety - who knew there were so many ways to grill cheese!

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September 25 
Rockstar Hotdogs

This food truck specializes in Rock Star themed hot dog fares at its best! Their signature is the RockStar Hot Dog and world famous Chili Cheese Dog. 

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October 2
The Fry Bread Truck 

Come ready to enjoy the newest Fry Bread truck to roll through Arizona serving contemporary fried dough with a Phoenician flair! The six dollar specials this week include the Indian Taco Fry Bread, Veggie Fry Bread, and a Powdered Sugar & Honey Fry Bread! 

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October 16
Rocco's Cheesesteaks
From the "City of Brotherly Love" to the "Valley of the Sun" we've brought Philadelphia inspired cheesesteaks to Phoenix! Viva Rocco's!! Be sure to check out this week's six dollar specials: Rocco's classic or chicken cheesesteak with a small order of fries

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Past offerings

Biscuit Freaks
Sisters Megan Aguilar and Abbie Harding are the duo behind Biscuit Freaks. Biscuit Freaks takes the best of down home cookin' and throws in a little southwest flair. 

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Constantinos Italian Dinner

The truck serves authentic pasta dishes featuring our sauces as well as other Italian favorites. Our goal is to make some great food, share it with friends and have fun! Check out their $6 specials: 

Italian Sausage Slider- served with kettel cooked potato chips
Pasta y Fagioli Soup (Vegetarian) - served with an Italian breadstick
Brussels Sprouts Salad (Vegetarian) - served with an Italian breadstick 

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El Autentico
Street Tacos done right. Order from the menu or grab a $6 special that includes two tacos, your choice of asada or chicken, with a side of rice or a cheese quesadilla with sour cream!

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Fry Bread Truck 
Come ready to enjoy the newest Fry Bread truck to roll through Arizona serving contemporary fried dough with a Phoenician flair! The six dollar specials this week include the Indian Taco Fry Bread, Veggie Fry Bread, and a Powdered Sugar & Honey Fry Bread! 

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Local Lunchbox
Treat yourself to a fresh, healthy meal while supporting local farmers and ranchers. From sandwiches and burgers to salads and sauced & loaded fries ... there is something for everyone! 

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Queso Good 
Queso Good is a gourmet quesadilla food truck serving up melted cheesy goodness inside crispy tortillas. 

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Rocco's Cheesesteaks
From the "City of Brotherly Love" to the "Valley of the Sun" we've brought Philadelphia inspired cheesesteaks to Phoenix! Viva Rocco's!! Be sure to check out this week's six dollar specials: Rocco's classic or chicken cheesesteak with a small order of fries

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Rockstar
This food truck specializes in Rock Star themed hot dog fares at its best! Their signature is the RockStar Hot Dog and world famous Chili Cheese Dog. 

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Tzikii Food Truck
Tzikii Food Truck is bringing all authentic Mediterranean food to the streets of Phoenix in style. Enjoy fresh meats on the freshest of pita bread - it's a warm and doughy encasing to a wholly satisfying meal!

A six dollar menu will be available.

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