Dear VBC Family –

Hope you’ll join us this Sunday as Pastor Robin introduces Paul’s 1st Letter to the Thessalonians. She will encourage the church and challenge us to live FREE in Christ !
Also – this Sunday we join thousands of Brother and Sister FM churches around the world as we celebrate FREEDOM SUNDAY – a specific day set aside to remind us all that there are still many around the world held in captivity and bondage, and as Free Methodists we need to continue to champion FREEDOM FOR ALL ! We will join together in PRAYER, as well as take a SPECIAL OFFERING in support of this year’s “freedom” initiatives.

Hope to see you all on 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 this week from 12:00 – 1:00.


Please continue to pray for a FULL recovery for Al Hall. He continues his therapy at Achieve in Liberty. Stop by to see him or give him a call !!

Please pray for comfort and peace upon the Bodenstein Family (in Jeffersonville) after the tragic death of their mother this past week.

Please continue to pray for Joe Ingrahm – he was re-admitted to the hospital this week with serious medical complications. He is presently in Westchester Medical Center.


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.



Date/Time: Thursday, November 1

7:30 – 10:00pm

Cost: $ 10.00 per couple

SIGN UP THIS SUNDAY 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