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Sunday’s Comin’ (9/23/18)

Dear VBC Family –

Hope you’ll join us this Sunday as Pastor Ed shares some real encouraging words from a SURPRISING source of text you typically hear at a much different kind of Service !!  Hint:  Come and be prepared to “SHEEP” Up !!

There’s MORE !!  We will celebrate two Baptisms this week as well as Dedicate a child to the Lord.  Praise the Lord !!

See you Sunday as we gather together to WORSHIP Him who is WORTHY !!

SUNDAY SCHOOL is off and running and it’s not too late for you to join in ! 

It is held from 9:00 – 10:15am and there are classes for Children/Youth/and ADULTS.

Class breakdowns:  Pre K  – K;   1st – 3rd;   4th  – 5th ;    Junior High 6th -7th ;  and Senior High 9th -12th

Pastor Robin and Ralph Bressler will team up to lead the ADULTS through a SeedBed Bible Series on the Gospel of Mark.

Hope to see your whole family come and learn together  :)

The next CPR-AED Training with Ralph Bressler will take place in the Fellowship Hall right after the Service on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 (12:00 – 1:00).

PRAYER NEEDED:

Please continue to pray for a FULL recovery for Al Hall.  He has shown great improvement, and is moving well around his house.

Please pray for Rebecca Clark and Sarah Hardy as they continue to provide Foster-care for Isaiah.  Pray for a situation that has arisen with his placement, and that God will continue to show His favor upon them.

JOIN US FRIDAY NIGHT for the MOVIE Like Arrows”

Like Arrows is an inspiring feature film by Family Life Ministries which depicts the life of an “average family” as they walk through the joys and challenges of life.

Date/Time:  Sept. 21 at 7:00pm at VBC

Cost:              FREE !!

Bring MANY friends !!

“When conflict, rebellion, and resentment overwhelm their family, Charlie and Alice are forced to rethink their parenting strategy. In the process, they realize how critical intentionality and focus are when shaping and molding young lives. FamilyLife’s first feature film explores the challenges and joys that come with raising children. Through a journey that unfolds over 50 years, Charlie and Alice discover the unmistakable power of family. Together, they learn that knowing and living by God’s Word is what brings transformation and hope to any family.

LIKE ARROWS casts a powerful vision for parents, reminding us that nothing is more important for any family than to have God and His Word directing our lives.”

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS !!! 

It’s TIME to begin preparing for our participation in the OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOE-BOX GIFT Program !!

When you come on Sunday you will see an OCC display in the back of the Sanctuary.  Feel free to choose a FREE box and a brochure that explains the Shoe-box Gift program.  We’ll be sharing more info. on this amazing ministry during the Service – or see Cheryl LaBella or Wanda Silva for more information.

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Diakoneo Day will be held on Sunday, October 21st !!

Diakoneo (to “serve”) is a day set aside where we take our regular Sunday Worship time and go out and serve our community !  Rita Demayo and Tom Nolan are coordinating a number of projects that ALL will be able to assist with.  It not only shows our community the LOVE of JESUS(Jesus said, I did not come to be served, but to SERVE others…) – it’s also a wonderful opportunity to get to know your fellow VBC-ers.

Note schedule change:  We will have a time of Worship for all from 9:00 – 10:00 – then head out into the community from 10-12:30 – and join back at VBC for lunch together !!  (We will NOT have Sunday School that day.)

If you know of someone in our community that could use a little help (yard work, small repair, cleanup, winter prep, …) see Rita or Tom asap.

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MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT DATE NIGHT via live simulcast of FIGHT NIGHT at VBC !!!

Date/Time:   Thursday, November 1

7:30 – 10:00pm

Cost:     $ 10.00 per couple

Pre-register to save a spot !  (Walk-ins will be accepted if room permits)

 

Lets’ face it, all couples fight. Learn how to fight a Good Fight !

Join us for a fun event filled with humor, fresh insight, and new strategies for your relationship.

Fight Night; How to Fight Fair is for everyone – newlyweds, “oldyweds,” seriously dating, engaged couples – anyone wanting to make a good relationship great.

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Love you ALL –

YOU are such a BLESSING !!

Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (9/16/18)

Dear VBC Family –

Hope you’ll join us this Sunday as Pastor Robin shares some of the Apostle Paul’s most encouraging words to the church at Philippi (and to the church called VINE and BRANCH !!).

Let’s gather together to WORSHIP the One who is “altogether lovely, worthy, wonderful … to US !!”

We are SO EXCITED to announce that SUNDAY SCHOOL is off and running and it’s not too late for you to join in ! 

It will be held from 9:00 – 10:15am and there will be classes for Children/Youth/ADULTS.

Class breakdowns:  Pre K  – K;   1st – 3rd;   4th  – 5th ;    Junior High 6th -7th ;  and Senior High 9th -12th

Pastor Robin and Ralph Bressler will team up to lead the ADULTS through a SeedBed Bible Series on the Gospel of Mark.

Hope to see your whole family come and learn together  :)

***  This Sunday Ralph Bressler will be conducting the first round of CPR-AED training.  We will meet in the Fellowship Hall right after the Service.

***  CONSTRUCTION UPDATE !!  You will NOT be able to enter the lower parking lot from Rt. 52 this Sunday due to drainage work being done on the lot.

You WILL be able to enter/exit this lot from the Par Road side. 

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS !!! 

It’s TIME to begin preparing for our participation in the OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOE-BOX GIFT Program !!

When you come on Sunday you will see an OCC display in the back of the Sanctuary.  Feel free to choose a FREE box and a brochure that explains the Shoe-box Gift program.  We’ll be sharing more info. on this amazing ministry during the Service – or see Cheryl LaBella or Wanda Silva for more information.

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Our MOVIE NIGHT is ALMOST HERE – Join us to see Like Arrows”

Like Arrows is an inspiring feature film by Family Life Ministries which depicts the life of an “average family” as they walk through the joys and challenges of life.

Date/Time:  Sept. 21 at 7:00pm at VBC

Cost:              FREE !!  (Sign-up at back table)

Bring MANY friends !!

 

“When conflict, rebellion, and resentment overwhelm their family, Charlie and Alice are forced to rethink their parenting strategy. In the process, they realize how critical intentionality and focus are when shaping and molding young lives. FamilyLife’s first feature film explores the challenges and joys that come with raising children. Through a journey that unfolds over 50 years, Charlie and Alice discover the unmistakable power of family. Together, they learn that knowing and living by God’s Word is what brings transformation and hope to any family.

LIKE ARROWS casts a powerful vision for parents, reminding us that nothing is more important for any family than to have God and His Word directing our lives.”

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Diakoneo Day will be held on Sunday, October 21st !!

Diakoneo (to “serve”) is a day set aside where we take our regular Sunday Worship time and go out and serve our community !  Rita Demayo and Tom Nolan are coordinating a number of projects that ALL will be able to assist with.  It not only shows our community the LOVE of JESUS (Jesus said, I did not come to be served, but to SERVE others…) – it’s also a wonderful opportunity to get to know your fellow VBC-ers.

Note schedule change:  We will have a time of Worship for all from 9:00 – 10:00 – then head out into the community from 10-12:30 – and join back at VBC for lunch together !!  (We will NOT have Sunday School that day.)

If you know of someone in our community that could use a little help (yard work, small repair, cleanup, winter prep, …) see Rita or Tom asap.

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MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT DATE NIGHT via live simulcast of FIGHT NIGHT at VBC !!!

Date/Time:   Thursday, November 1

7:30 – 10:00pm

Cost:     $ 10.00 per couple

Pre-register to save a spot !  (Walk-ins will be accepted if room permits)

 

Lets’ face it, all couples fight. Learn how to fight a Good Fight !

Join us for a fun event filled with humor, fresh insight, and new strategies for your relationship.

Fight Night; How to Fight Fair is for everyone – newlyweds, “oldyweds,” seriously dating, engaged couples – anyone wanting to make a good relationship great.

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Love you ALL –

YOU are such a BLESSING !!

Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (9/9/18)

Dear VBC Family

We’re fresh off the boat and plane (literally) – and we can’t wait to see you all this Sunday at VBC !!
Alaska opened our eyes to David’s words in Psalm 19:1, “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.”
Hope you’ll join us this Sunday as Pastor Ed shares more about this wonderful Psalm, and the MIGHTY GOD that David sang this to.
Also, we will celebrate the Lord’s Supper this week.

We are SO EXCITED to announce that SUNDAY SCHOOL resumes this week (September 9th) !

It will be held from 9:00 – 10:15am and there will be classes for Children/Youth/ADULTS.

Class breakdowns: Pre K – K; 1st – 3rd; 4th – 5th ; Junior High 6th -7th ; and Senior High 9th -12th

Pastor Robin and Ralph Bressler will team up to lead the ADULTS through a SeedBed Bible Series on the Gospel of Mark.

Hope to see your whole family come and learn together 🙂

WE NEED MINISTRY HELP:

We are in need of NURSERY WORKERS to assist with our teacher’s children during the Sunday School hour on a rotating basis. If you attend the adult class this would be a GREAT WAY to show your appreciation for our dedicated children’s teachers 🙂

See Robbi Philips for more info.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS !!!

Movie Night – “Like Arrows”

Like Arrows is an inspiring feature film by Family Life Ministries which depicts the life of an “average family” as they walk through the joys and challenges of life.

Date/Time: Sept. 21 at 7:00pm at VBC

Cost: FREE !! (Sign-up at back table)

Bring MANY friends !!

“When conflict, rebellion, and resentment overwhelm their family, Charlie and Alice are forced to rethink their parenting strategy. In the process, they realize how critical intentionality and focus are when shaping and molding young lives. FamilyLife’s first feature film explores the challenges and joys that come with raising children. Through a journey that unfolds over 50 years, Charlie and Alice discover the unmistakable power of family. Together, they learn that knowing and living by God’s Word is what brings transformation and hope to any family.

LIKE ARROWS casts a powerful vision for parents, reminding us that nothing is more important for any family than to have God and His Word directing our lives.”

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MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT DATE NIGHT via live simulcast of “FIGHT NIGHT” at VBC !!!

Date/Time: Thursday, November 1

7:30 – 10:00pm

Cost: $ 10.00 per couple

Pre-register to save a spot ! (Walk-ins will be accepted if room permits)

Lets’ face it, all couples fight. Learn how to fight a Good Fight !

Join us for a fun event filled with humor, fresh insight, and new strategies for your relationship.

Fight Night; How to Fight Fair is for everyone – newlyweds, “oldyweds,” seriously dating, engaged couples – anyone wanting to make a good relationship great.

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Love you ALL –

YOU are such a BLESSING !!
Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (8/26/18)

Dear VBC Family – 

Robin and I are headed to Alaska on Saturday, Aug. 25 and will return on Sept. 6th (unless we decide to become Alaskan Bush People). Thank you ALL for the opportunity to get away for some respite and recharging.  We will surely miss you all – and ask for your prayers upon VBC and us as we travel.  We know you will be GREATLY BLESSED by the guest speakers that will be sharing God’s Word over these next two Sundays !!

In our absence our VBC Delegate Frank DeMayo should be contacted for any emergencies and other needs.  You can reach him on his cell 796-6081 or email fdemayo@cinium.com.  Allison will be checking messages and handle any administrative needs.  Feel free to call her home (436-6996), leave a message at church (292-5227), or email her at aturner6@hvc.rr.com.

This week our guest speaker will be Pieter van den Beukel from Life In Messiah Ministries, who is visiting here from NYC and staying in our parsonage while he conducts outreach ministry to our many Jewish visitors.  He will share about his evangelistic efforts, and challenge us all to evangelize those whom God puts in our paths.

Sure hope you’ll come and allow the Holy Spirit to transform you through God’s Holy Word as we praise and worship Him who is worthy of all our praise !!

We are SO EXCITED to announce that SUNDAY SCHOOL will resume on September 9th !!

It will be held from 9:00 – 10:15am and there will be classes for Children/Youth/ADULTS.

Class breakdowns:  Pre K  – K;   1st – 3rd;   4th  – 5th ;    Junior High 6th -7th ;  and Senior High 9th -12th

Pastor Robin and Ralph Bressler will team up to lead the ADULTS through a SeedBed Bible Series on the Gospel of Mark.

WE NEED MINISTRY HELP:

  1. We are still in need of another TEACHER for our kids Sunday School program.
  2. We are in need of NURSERY WORKERS to assist with our teacher’s children during the Sunday School hour on a rotating basis.  If you attend the adult class this would be a GREAT WAY to show your appreciation for our dedicated children’s teachers  🙂

See Robbi Philips for more info.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS !!!   

Movie NightLike Arrows”

Like Arrows is an inspiring feature film by Family Life Ministries which depicts the life of an “average family” as they walk through the joys and challenges of life.

Date/Time:  Sept. 21 at 7:00pm at VBC

Cost:              FREE !!  (Sign-up at back table)

Bring MANY friends !!

 

“When conflict, rebellion, and resentment overwhelm their family, Charlie and Alice are forced to rethink their parenting strategy. In the process, they realize how critical intentionality and focus are when shaping and molding young lives. FamilyLife’s first feature film explores the challenges and joys that come with raising children. Through a journey that unfolds over 50 years, Charlie and Alice discover the unmistakable power of family. Together, they learn that knowing and living by God’s Word is what brings transformation and hope to any family.

LIKE ARROWS casts a powerful vision for parents, reminding us that nothing is more important for any family than to have God and His Word directing our lives.”

+++++++++++++++++++

MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT DATE NIGHT via live simulcast of FIGHT NIGHT at VBC !!!

Date/Time:   Thursday, November 1

7:30 – 10:00pm

Cost:     $ 10.00 per couple

Pre-register to save a spot !  (Walk-ins will be accepted if room permits)

Lets’ face it, all couples fight. Learn how to fight a Good Fight !

Join us for a fun event filled with humor, fresh insight, and new strategies for your relationship.

Fight Night; How to Fight Fair is for everyone – newlyweds, “oldyweds,” seriously dating, engaged couples – anyone wanting to make a good relationship great.

++++++++++++++++++++

Love you ALL – 

YOU are such a BLESSING !!

Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (8/12/18)

Dear VBC Family –

This week Pastor Ed will continue our sermon series at the end of chapter 5 of Paul’s letter to the Church at Ephesus. He will challenge us (husbands, wives, children, and “slaves”) with the use of the dreaded “S” word !!

Sure hope you’ll come and allow the Holy Spirit to transform you through God’s Holy Word as we praise and worship Him who is worthy of all our praise !!

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT !!!

We sure hope to see you all this SATURDAY at HANOFEE PARK at 1pm !!!
We will be CELEBRATING the much earned retirement of long-time Pastor of LFMC Dave McCarthy and his wife Sherry.

Hot dogs and burgers will be on the grill – feel free to bring a salad or dessert to share. The entire VBC Family is invited !!
(Note: The Hanofee Park Pool is open to all for a $1.00 per person fee paid at the pool.)

Love you ALL –
YOU are such a BLESSING !!
Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (8/5/18)

Dear VBC Family –

This week Pastor Robin will continue our sermon series in chapter 5 of Paul’s letter to the Church at Ephesus. She will challenge us to let the Holy Spirit “lead us with all wisdom !” We will also Celebrate the Lord’s Supper together.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS !!!

Take a HIKE with us – All are invited to join us at the Walkway Across the Hudson this Sunday. We will leave VBC right after the Worship Service and travel about 1 hr. 20 minutes to the parking area at 87 Haviland Rd, Highland, NY 12528. This is a paved walking/bicycle trail that leads to the Walkway across the Hudson River which has beautiful views of the Hudson River and surrounding areas. (more info. at https://walkway.org/) Pack a lunch to eat on the way – or bring a picnic basket. There are tables, etc. there.

***** We will be hosting a RETIREMENT PARTY for long-time Pastor of LFMC Dave McCarthy and his wife Sherry on SATURDAY, AUGUST 11th.
It will be held at Hanofee Park beginning at 1pm. We need LOTS of delicious salads and EVEN MORE desserts !!! Rita DeMayo is organizing the event – please contact her at 845-796-6078 or ritademayo@gmail.com to help. ALL are welcome to attend !! (Please pass the word to LFMC-ers from long ago who know and love the McCarthy’s and would like to join in on this very special occasion 🙂

Love you ALL –
YOU are such a BLESSING !!
Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (7/29/18)

Dear VBC Family –

This week Pastor Ed will continue our sermon series in chapter 5 of Paul’s letter to the Church at Ephesus. He will challenge the church to become “Lights” everywhere and with everyone God allows them to rub shoulders with.

We will also CELEBRATE the Goodness of God as TWO FAMILIES will dedicate their children to the Lord, followed by 5 adult Baptisms. Oh how GOOD the Lord is !!!

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS !!! (Need your HELP 🙂

***** A “Celebration of Life Service” for John Lusk will be held THIS FRIDAY, August 3rd, at 6pm at VBC.

There will be Visitation with the family from 4 – 5:30 in the Fellowship Hall, as well as after the Service.
We NEED the following:
** A DINNER for Abby, Mark and family traveling to Liberty (one large tray of ziti w/ meat; a large salad, some rolls).
** Finger foods/desserts for the visitation/fellowship time (cookies, cakes, …)
** Setup of food.
** Someone who can videotape the service.
Please let Ed know if you can help in any way 🙂

***** We will be hosting a RETIREMENT PARTY for long-time Pastor of LFMC Dave McCarthy and his wife Sherry on SATURDAY, AUGUST 11th.
It will be held at Hanofee Park beginning at 1pm. We need LOTS of delicious salads and EVEN MORE desserts !!! Rita DeMayo is organizing the event – please contact her at 845-796-6078 or ritademayo@gmail.com to help. ALL are welcome to attend !! (Please pass the word to LFMC-ers from long ago who know and love the McCarthy’s and would like to join in on this very special occasion 🙂

Love you ALL –
YOU are such a BLESSING !!
Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (7/22/18)

Dear VBC Family –

This week Pastor Robin will continue our sermon series in chapter 5 of Paul’s letter to the Church at Ephesus. She will challenge the church to become “Imitators of Christ.”

SUNDAY SCHOOL is ON BREAK for the Summer – but TAKE NOTE BELOW of several NEW GROWTH Opportunities at VBC !!!

The Answers in Genesis TIME LAB Vacation Bible School was AWESOME !!!

(We’re going show you a GREAT video recap on Sunday !!!)
Thank you to ALL who gave so SELFLESSLY of their time and talents to share Jesus with these 30 + kids 🙂

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS !!!

***** A “Celebration of Life Service” for John Lusk will be held on August 3rd at 6pm at VBC.

There will be Visitation with the family from 4 – 5:30 in the Fellowship Hall, as well as after the Service.

***** We will be hosting a RETIREMENT PARTY for long-time Pastor of LFMC Dave McCarthy and his wife Sherry on SATURDAY, AUGUST 11th.
It will be held at Hanofee Park beginning at 1pm. We need LOTS of delicious salads and EVEN MORE desserts !!! Rita DeMayo is organizing the event – please contact her at 845-796-6078 or ritademayo@gmail.com to help. ALL are welcome to attend !! (Please pass the word to LFMC-ers from long ago who know and love the McCarthy’s and would like to join in on this very special occasion 🙂

OTHER HAPPENNINGS !!

ATTENTION PARENTS – You Can Still Join a Group !!
Family Life’s ART of PARENTING: Aiming Your Child Toward the Heart of God
Two options:
Mondays at Dave/Robbi Philips, Liberty – at 6:30pm
Thursdays at VBC – at 6:00pm.
FamilyLife’s Art of Parenting is an eight-session, video-driven small-group series designed to help parents raise their children
from a biblical foundation. This series is ideal for parents, stepparents, single parents, and expectant parents, and includes
helpful material for raising children of all ages. Anyone willing to invest time and effort in their parenting approach will benefit. The
material is biblically based, but extensive Bible knowledge is not required to participate.
See Pastor Robin for more details 🙂

The Thursday Morning LADIES GROUP is studying the Book of Philippians with Pastor Robin on Thursdays at 10:30 in the VBC Office. Come and join in !

We have a GRIEFSHARE Ministry for those dealing with the loss of a loved. It will be led by Kelly Drann and will begin this SATURDAY, JULY 7th at 10am at VBC and will meet the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month. It is open to ALL !

The Thursday Morning Men’s Group is continuing will resume on July 12 at 6:15am. We are studying the Parables of Jesus. All men are welcome !!

Interested in BAPTISM or DEDICATION for you/your Children ?

We have TWO upcoming Baptism/Dedication opportunities – see Pastor Ed or Pastor Robin for more information.

Interested in MEMBERSHIP at VBC ? We have a 2-session Membership Class on Sunday July 29th and Sunday August 5th at 9am. See the Pastors if you would like to participate.

Love you ALL –
YOU are such a BLESSING !!
Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (7/15/18)

Dear VBC Family – 
This week Pastor Ed will continue our sermon series in chapter 4 of Paul’s letter to the Church at Ephesus.  He will challenge the church to heed the Apostle Paul’s admonition to be “The REAL Deal !”
Can you spare some LOOSE CHANGE ??  This Sunday during the Children’s Message the kids will be kicking off collecting “coins” for this year’s special VBS project.  If you would like to help them get started just bring a few coins this Sunday and the kids will collect them during the Children’s Message time.  THANK YOU !!! 
 
SUNDAY SCHOOL is ON BREAK for the Summer – but TAKE NOTE BELOW of several NEW GROWTH Opportunities at VBC !!!
 
The Answers in Genesis TIME LAB Vacation Bible School is coming to VBC !  
Come and discover Jesus from eternity PAST to Eternity FUTURE !!  It will be held from July 16-20 from 6:00 to 8:30pm. 
REGISTER your child/children this week at VBC. 
(Registration will also be held the first night of the program.)
ATTENTION PARENTS – Hope You’ll Join Us !!
Family Life’s ART of PARENTING:  Aiming Your Child Toward the Heart of God
Two options:
Mondays at Dave/Robbi Philips, Liberty – beginning July 9th at 6:30pm
Thursdays at VBC beginning July 12th at 6:00pm.
FamilyLife’s Art of Parenting is an eight-session, video-driven small-group series designed to help parents raise their children
from a biblical foundation. This series is ideal for parents, stepparents, single parents, and expectant parents, and includes
helpful material for raising children of all ages. Anyone willing to invest time and effort in their parenting approach will benefit. The
material is biblically based, but extensive Bible knowledge is not required to participate.
See Pastor Robin for more details 🙂
The Thursday Morning LADIES GROUP is studying the Book of Philippians with Pastor Robin on Thursdays at 10:30 in the VBC Office.  Come and join in !
We will be starting a GRIEFSHARE Ministry for those dealing with the loss of a loved.  It will be led by Kelly Drann and will begin this SATURDAY, JULY 7th at 10am at VBC and will meet the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month.
The Thursday Morning Men’s Group is continuing will resume on July 12 at 6:15am.  We are studying the Parables of Jesus.  All men are welcome !!
Interested in BAPTISM or DEDICATION for you/your Children ?
We have TWO upcoming Baptism/Dedication opportunities – see Pastor Ed or Pastor Robin for more information.
 
Interested in MEMBERSHIP at VBC ?  We have a 2-session Membership Class on Sunday July 29th and Sunday August 5th at 9am.  See the Pastors if you would like to participate.
 
A “Celebration of Life Service” for John Lusk will be held on FRIDAY August 3rd at 6pm at VBC.


There will be Visitation with the family from 4 – 5:30 in the Fellowship Hall, as well as after the Service.
 
SPECIAL EVENT !!!
On SATURDAY, AUGUST 11th we will be hosting a RETIREMENT PARTY for long-time Pastor of LFMC Dave McCarthy and his wife Sherry.
It will be held at Hanofee Park beginning at 1pm.  ALL are welcome to attend !!  (Please pass the word to LFMC-ers who know and love the McCarthy’s 🙂
 
Love you ALL – 
YOU are such a BLESSING !!
Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (7/8/18)

Dear VBC Family – 
This week Pastor Robin will continue our sermon series in chapter 4 of Paul’s letter to the Church at Ephesus.  She will challenge the CHURCH to use their Spiritual Gifts so we can all be “Grown Up !”
 
Attention Husbands and wives 🙂 – this week I have attached a couple articles worth reading from Family Life Ministry.  ENJOY !! 
SUNDAY SCHOOL is ON BREAK for the Summer – but TAKE NOTE BELOW of several NEW GROWTH Opportunities at VBC !!!
 
A “Celebration of Life Service” for John Lusk will be held on FRIDAY August 3rd at 6pm at VBC.
There will be Visitation with the family from 4 – 5:30 in the Fellowship Hall, as well as after the Service.
The Answers in Genesis TIME LAB Vacation Bible School is coming to VBC !  
Come and discover Jesus from eternity PAST to Eternity FUTURE !!  It will be held from July 16-20 from 6:00 to 8:30pm. 
REGISTER your child/children on Sunday July 8 or 15th at VBC. 
(Registration will also be held the first night of the program.)
ATTENTION PARENTS – Hope You’ll Join Us !!
Family Life’s ART of PARENTING:  Aiming Your Child Toward the Heart of God
Two options:
Mondays at Dave/Robbi Philips, Liberty – beginning July 9th at 6:30pm
Thursdays at VBC beginning July 12th at 6:00pm.
FamilyLife’s Art of Parenting is an eight-session, video-driven small-group series designed to help parents raise their children
from a biblical foundation. This series is ideal for parents, stepparents, single parents, and expectant parents, and includes
helpful material for raising children of all ages. Anyone willing to invest time and effort in their parenting approach will benefit. The
material is biblically based, but extensive Bible knowledge is not required to participate.
See Pastor Robin for more details 🙂
The Thursday Morning LADIES GROUP is studying the Book of Philippians with Pastor Robin on Thursdays at 10:30 in the VBC Office.  Come and join in !
We will be starting a GRIEFSHARE Ministry for those dealing with the loss of a loved.  It will be led by Kelly Drann and will begin this SATURDAY, JULY 7th at 10am at VBC and will meet the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month.
The Thursday Morning Men’s Group will resume on July 12 at 6:15am.  We are studying the Parables of Jesus.  All men are welcome !!
Interested in BAPTISM or DEDICATION for you/your Children ?
We have TWO upcoming Baptism/Dedication opportunities on Sunday July 15th and Sunday July 29th.
 
Interested in MEMBERSHIP at VBC ?  We have a 2-session Membership Class on Sunday July 29th and Sunday August 5th at 9am.
 
SPECIAL EVENT !!!
On SATURDAY, AUGUST 11th we will be hosting a RETIREMENT PARTY for long-time Pastor of LFMC Dave McCarthy and his wife Sherry.
It will be held at Hanofee Park beginning at 1pm.  ALL are welcome to attend !!  (Please pass the word to LFMC-ers who know and love the McCarthy’s 🙂
 
 
Love you ALL – 
YOU are such a BLESSING !!
Ed and Robin