Dear VBC Family – 
 
WOW – it’s hard to believe PASSION WEEK begins this Sunday !  This week Pastor Ed will speak about NOT “Judging a Book by it’s Cover” as we dig into Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem on “Palm” Sunday.
SUNDAY SCHOOL for ALL AGES continues at 9:00am.  
ADULTS:  We will continue the long-awaited EPIC of EDEN Study of RUTH this week !!!  You won’t want to miss this !!
(PS:  There will NOT be Sunday School on Easter Sunday)

THANK the LORD that we dodged this last storm, and it looks like we have a GREAT weather day for Sunday – so plan on joining us to Worship and Give Thanks to our Mighty God and King !!     
Looking forward to seeing you on Sunday !!
 
We are 95% done with our restroom “makeover” !!   
THANK YOU to our destruction crew, painters and spacklers, plumbers, picture hangers, decorators, and to ALL for GIVING SO GENEROUSLY !!   We appreciate ALL your efforts toward making VBC a place for God’s Glory to shine bright !
HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE @ VBC:  (Invite a friend or two …  🙂
 
**  Thursday March 29 @ 7pm – Christ in the Seder Presentation
Join us as we celebrate “Christ of the Seder” through worship, a walk through the traditional Seder (Passover) meal, while pointing out all the ways Jesus is revealed through the Seder meal.   (Please sign up so we can plan accordingly)
**  Friday March 30 – Good Friday Service @ 7pm
Join us for a combined “Good” Friday celebration at VBC with Cornerstone Community FMC (Pastor Paul Nilsen), Lighthouse Ministries (Pastor Rich and Pastor Kathie Ienuso), and Word of Life Church (Pastor Carlotta Wilson).  We will be speaking on the “Eyewitnesses of the Cross.”
Sunday April 1:
**  SONrise Service @ 6:45am
Weather permitting, we will meet at Walnut Mountain Park to sing and worship the RISEN Lord !!  (off Route 55 – drive up to the ballfield parking area)
If weather is not cooperating (check your email) – we will meet at the VBC Sanctuary.
Breakfast in the Fellowship Hall will follow for all who wish to join us.  (Please sign up so we can plan accordingly  🙂
**  Resurrection Sunday Worship @ 10:30am   Join us for a wonderful Resurrection Worship Celebration !!
OTHER HAPPENINGS  🙂
 
We’re EXCITED to announce that on MONDAY, May 7th we will be hosting the RWC (Robert’s Wesleyan College) Chorale for a 7:30pm concert !  The RWC Chorale consists of 38 extremely gifted singers who will share a wonderful variety of musical genres with us.  And better yet – YOU CAN TAKE TWO (or more) students home with you after the concert !!!  (Yes, we do need to house them for the evening following the concert – and return them for breakfast at VBC.  All you need to provide is a bed and shower  🙂  There will be a sign-up list this Sunday – or feel free to email me with the number of students you can house – your preference of boys/girls – and if you have an pets.
YOU ARE THE BEST !!!
 
Love you ALL – 
Ed and Robin