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Sunday’s Comin’ (10/29/17)

Dear VBC Family –

This Sunday Pastor Robin will introduce the Book of I John – focusing on chapter 1.  Come and learn what John declared to the church regarding “Making our JOY COMPLETE !”  We sure hope to see you this Sunday !!

SUNDAY SCHOOL for ALL AGES will continue at 9:00am.    Come and join in as we explore the GREAT TRUTHS of God’s Word !!

IMPORTANT VBC HAPPENINGS !!!

CHRISTMAS is COMING !!!

Yes it is – but it’s coming way sooner than Dec. 25th for those who wish to Bless children all around the world with an Operation Christmas Child Shoe-Box Gift !!  We hope you’re shopping – bring your boxes in anytime between now and Nov. 19th.

The next MOMS and KIDS PLAYGROUP will be held at VBC on TUESDAY NOV. 14th.  See Kathy Markowski for more details.

KIDS – KIDS – KIDS !!!  Join us for the VBC HARVEST CARNIVAL THIS SATURDAY (October 28th) from 4 – 6pm !!!  There will be lots of GAMES, FUN, and TREATS !!!

TEENS – TEENS – TEENS !!!  REVERB ALL-NIGHTER is coming Friday November 17th !!  See Mrs. Palmer for details.

FAMILIES – FAMILIES – FAMILIES !!!   Save the Date for the VBC Family Harvest Dinner !!  Saturday November 18th at 6:00pm.

IMPT. REMINDER – Turn your CLOCKS BACK on Saturday NOVEMBER 4th  🙂

See you all on Sunday  🙂

Love you MUCH !

Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (10/22/17)

Dear VBC Family –

 

What a GREAT couple weeks of WORSHIP and LEARNING we’ve had – culminating in last week’s presentation with Michael Suderman from RZIM Ministries !  THANK YOU ALL for every way you GAVE of YOURSELVES to make this possible.  Speaking of GIVING – this Sunday Pastor Ed will share how VBC has been a MODEL of GRACE-FILLED Giving throughout this community and well beyond !  We sure hope to see you this Sunday !!

SUNDAY SCHOOL for ALL AGES will continue at 9:00am.    We sure hope you are planning to join us this week  🙂

IMPORTANT VBC HAPPENINGS !!!

TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT you’ve been waiting for !  It’s FINALLY ARRIVED !!  It’s the SCPSC DESSERT Fundraiser at VBC from 7-9pm.

Wear your stretchy pants and come on out and ENJOY the goodies – while supporting those on the front lines of ministry to families and their babies.

CHRISTMAS is COMING !!!

Yes it is – but it’s coming way sooner than Dec. 25th for those who wish to Bless children all around the world with an Operation Christmas Child Shoe-Box Gift !!  This Sunday we will officially kick-off our OCC Shoe-Box Program with an introductory video and participation materials !!

KIDS – KIDS – KIDS !!!  Join us for the VBC HARVEST CARNIVAL on Saturday October 28th from 4 – 6pm !!!

TEENS – TEENS – TEENS !!!  REVERB ALL-NIGHTER is coming Friday November 17th !!  See Mrs. Palmer for details.

FAMILIES – FAMILIES – FAMILIES !!!   Save the Date for the VBC Family Harvest Dinner !!  Saturday November 18th at 6:00pm.

See you all on Sunday  🙂

Love you MUCH !

Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (10/15/17)

Dear VBC Family –

 

This Sunday we welcome Mr. Michael Suderman from RZIM (Ravi Zacharias International Ministries)  to VBC !

Michael Suderman is an Itinerant Speaker with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries and is based in Washington, DC. He graduated from Tabor College in Kansas with a double major in Philosophy and Biblical & Religious Studies, and a minor in Psychology. He recently completed a Masters of Theology at the University of Oxford alongside two years of study at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics.

Michael has interests in topics related to faith and science, world religions, and the intersection of Christianity and culture. His passion is to help facilitate the discovery and rediscovery of Jesus by communicating and clarifying the gospel as the most profound solution to life’s most meaningful questions. Prior to studying in Oxford, Michael was involved with youth and university ministries and participated in educational and volunteer work throughout India.

Mr. Suderman will bring the Message during our 10:30am Worship Service, and then return at 7:00pm with a talk on Countering Biblical Unbelief.  You will no doubt be ENCOURAGED, CHALLENGED, and STRENGTHENED in your Faith through the ministry of RZIM.  Tickets will be available for FREE at the Sunday Worship Service.  (A free-will offering will taken at the evening presentation.)

****  This week we will be taking a FRIEND IN NEED Special Offering in addition to our regular offering.  The Friend In Need fund is for those in the midst of crisis that are in need of a special financial Blessing.  We hope you will come prepared to “Love others” in this way.

SUNDAY SCHOOL for ALL AGES will continue at 9:00am.    We sure hope you are planning to join us this week  🙂

IMPORTANT VBC HAPPENINGS !!!

Ladies, please join us for a fun evening this FRIDAY !!

What:  Ladies Fellowship: Dinner and Rock Painting

When: Friday, October 13th at 5PM

Where:  Vine & Branch Church Fellowship room

Cost:  FREE !!!

RSVP to Allison Turner at 436-6996 or aturner6@hvc.rr.com by Thursday evening so that we can plan to have enough supplies.

(If you would like to bring a dish to pass, please contact Allison  🙂      Hope to see you on Friday!

CHRISTMAS is COMING !!!

Yes it is – but it’s coming way sooner than Dec. 25th for those who wish to Bless children all around the world with an Operation Christmas Child Shoe-Box Gift !!  This Sunday we will officially kick-off our OCC Shoe-Box Program with an introductory video and participation materials !!

SCPSC Dessert Fundraiser

Join us on Saturday October 21st from 7-9pm for the BEST home-made desserts ever, some great music, and lot’s of fellowship !!!  (While Blessing the incredible work of the Sullivan County Pregnancy Support Center  🙂    Sure hope to see you there !!

Save the Date !!  Saturday November 18th at 6:00pm – VBC Family Harvest Dinner

See you all on Sunday  🙂

Love you MUCH !

Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (10/8/17)

Dear VBC Family –

 

Congrats to the Bressler Family on the arrival of GrandBaby Alexa Hope Feaster.  Mother and child doing well.  !!  (Grandma and Grandpa ecstatic !!)

This week Pastor Robin will bring the Book of Romans to it’s finale.  She will share “Last Words” from Romans 16.  Come and hear more about Paul’s final instructions to the “church” in Rome (and to You and Me) this Sunday !  We will share pictures from last week’s Diakoneo Day – as well as share in the Lord’s Supper together.

SUNDAY SCHOOL for ALL AGES will continue at 9:00am.    We sure hope you are planning to join us this week  🙂

IMPORTANT VBC HAPPENINGS !!!

 

RZIM (Ravi Zacharias International Ministries) Coming to VBC !

Hope you will join us on SUNDAY OCTOBER 15th at 10:30am and at 7pm to hear Michael Suderman from RZIM share a Message on Countering Biblical Unbelief.  You will no doubt be ENCOURAGED, CHALLENGED, and STRENGTHENED in your Faith through the ministry of RZIM.  Tickets will be available for FREE this Sunday, as well as invitation cards to invite your friends.  (FYI – The ticket price doubles beginning next week.)

ATTENTION MEN !!!

On THURSDAY OCTOBER 12 there is a MEN’S Seminar at the Horton Brook Free Methodist Church with Pastor Bob Lozier (about 10 minutes past Roscoe).  It will run from 6 – 8pm, with refreshments to follow.  The cost is $10.  Pastor Ed and a few others from VBC will be attending – let him know by Sunday if you will join him.

See you all on Sunday  🙂

Love you MUCH !

Ed and Robin