Time in the Vine, Soul Keeping Tuesday, August 12, 7:00 pm, Grapevine Books. When was the last time you thought about the state of your soul? Best-selling author, speaker and Pastor John Ortberg's latest book, Soul Keeping, focuses on today's world of materialism and consumerism and how it tries to buy its way to our happiness. Join Sally Mitchell and Shannon Jordan for the the book discussion.
Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit August 14-15, 9:30 am-5:00 pm, VPC. The Global Leadership Summit is a two-day event that is telecast LIVE from Willow's campus near Chicago to more than 300 locations in North America. The Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit can bring vision and energy not just to an organization but to everyone involved. Itís an inspirational, funny, informative teaching seminar featuring a variety of speakers in a variety of leadership positions. For VPC members and regular attendees, register at https://www.willowcreek.com/events/leadership/reg1.asp?event_id=EV-LSS1408-MAIN-PV14022. Use Priority Code PV2014 to get discounted rate. Problems registering? Contact Mary Monie at mary.monie(at)viennapres.org or 703-938-9050 x110. Fun and engaging Children's Program (birth thru age 12) for both days. Reservations required at childcare(at)viennapres.org.
Rare Bird Book Launch and Book Signing Friday, September 12, 7:00 pm, Great Hall. Anna Whiston-Donaldson's book launch event for Rare Bird, her newly published and not-yet-released memoir of loss and love. Pre-orders for Rare Bird are now being accepted at Grapevine Books.
Marriage Prep Class Sunday, September 14, 21, 28 and October 5, plus the morning of September 20, 10:45 am, Parlor. These free sessions are required for those being married by our pastors, but open to others. Contact Mary Monie at 703-938-9050; enroll at viennapres.org/marriageprep.