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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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