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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