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Sunday’s Comin’ (10/28/18)

Dear VBC Family –

Hope you’ll join us this Sunday as we WORSHIP the LORD who is worthy of all PRAISE !!

Pastor Robin will continue our study of Paul’s 1st Letter to the Thessalonians – sharing on “The WILL of GOD for YOUR LIFE !” as we dig into chapter 4 of I Thessalonians.

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IT’S ALMOST Here !!! (and it’s NOT TOO LATE to join in 🙂

The 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

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.

SIGN UP THIS SUNDAY and BLESS someone else by INVITING THEM  !!

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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 -8th ;  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  :)

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Hope to see you all on Sunday as we gather together to LOVE GOD … and others … in Jesus Name !!

Love you ALL – 

YOU are such a BLESSING !!

Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (10/21/18)

Dear VBC Family –

Hope you’ll join us this Sunday for DIAKONEO DAY 2018 !!  We will begin by WORSHIPING the LORD who is worthy of all PRAISE – then head out and LOVE OTHERS through serving.  Pastor Ed will continue our study of Paul’s 1st Letter to the Thessalonians – sharing “From The HEART”  as we dig into chapter 3 of I Thessalonians.

Hope to see you all on Sunday as we gather together to WORSHIP Him who is WORTHY !!

*****    NOTE:  SCHEDULE CHANGE !!

Worship at 9:00am (no Sunday School)

Diakoneo Day 10:00 – 12:15

Lunch served at 12:30

***  See BELOW for your assignment.  If you don’t see your name email us and we will place you.

Wear OUTDOOR clothes, bring work gloves – and if you have any of the TOOLS listed please bring them  🙂

2018 Diakoneo Day

Projects and Teams

 

Project # 1  – Swan Lake

(Weedwacking, general cleanup)

Need:  Weedwackers (maybe more than one), gloves, weeding tools

Leader:  Frank DeMayo

John Blauvelt

Blue Sparks

Bob Curry

Carol Liciago

Kathy Jennings

Project # 2  – Liberty

(Weedwacking, gardening, house organizing, minor repairs)

Need:  Weed wacker, gloves, gardening tools, general carpentry tools

Leader:  Ricky Nichols

Evelyn Raymond

Nancy Marks

Ricky Martin

Jane Senor

Nancy DeVault

Project # 3 – Liberty

(Cutting and Stacking wood )

Need:  Gloves

Leader – Cory Turner

Dwayne Turner

Zach Turner

Ralph Bressler

Shane Weed

Project # 4  – Liberty

(Removal of air conditioners, putting glass in storm doors, yard work)

Need:  Gloves, rakes, (muscles)

Leader – Rita DeMayo

Kathy and Mark Markowski

Cindy Bressler

Claudio Lubrano

Joan Patterson

Project # 5  – Liberty

(Yard work, trim hedges, move stacked logs, mow lawn)

Need:  Lawn mower, hedge trimmer, wear boots, gloves.

Leader – Tom Nolan

Dean Davis

Ison Patterson

Project # 6 Baking Blessings !  (@ VBC)

(Making cookie platters to Bless Liberty PD, NYS Police, Teachers …)

Leader – Marion Nichols

Christy Mann

Delcye Kelz

Barbara Edwards

Deb Marvel

Diane Strysko

Erin Wingert

Project # 7  – Liberty

(Trim hedges, yard work)

Need:  Hedge Trimmers, gloves

Leader – Tom Nolan

Dean Davis

Ison Patterson

Project # 8   Hanofee Park and Walnut Mtn. Park

(Clean trails, pick-up garbage, distribute painted rocks)

Need:  Gloves, garbage bags

Leader – Kate DeMayo

Dave Phillips

Robbie Phillips

Caleb Phillips

Savannah Weed

Max Turner

Children:  Rebecca and Dave Philips, Evelyn Allison, Luke Turner, Seth Freeman, Patrick Allison, Myles Mann, Caleb Reed, Steven and Ben DeVault

 

Love you ALL – 

YOU are such a BLESSING !!

Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (10/14/18)

Dear VBC Family –

Hope you’ll join us this Sunday as Pastor Robin continues our study of Paul’s 1st Letter to the Thessalonians.  She will encourage the church to follow in the footsteps of their Brothers and Sisters in Thessalonica in truly LOVING the Word of God !  (I Thessalonians 2:10-20)

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  :)

PRAYER NEEDED:

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 on his cell 798-7552 !!

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SIGN UP THIS WEEK for Diakoneo Day  – to 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 !  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 for Sunday 21st:  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.)

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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

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.

SIGN UP THIS SUNDAY to reserve your spot !

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Love you ALL – 

YOU are such a BLESSING !!

Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (10/06/18)

Dear VBC Family –

Hope you’ll join us this Sunday as Pastor Ed continues our study of Paul’s 1st Letter to the Thessalonians.  He will encourage the church to fulfill the ROLE that ALL Believers are supposed to fulfill – the role of __________ . (you’ll have to come Sunday to get the answer  🙂

Also – this Sunday we are delighted to share in the Child DEDICATION of Miss Brynn Bressler, welcome some very special friends of VBC who will share Special Music, as well as partake in the LORD’S SUPPER.

What a GREAT DAY to come and WORSHIP the LORD !

Note:  Last Sunday we celebrated FREEDOM SUNDAY with our of Brother and Sister FM churches around the world.  FREEDOM SUNDAY is a special day set aside to remind us all that there are still many people around the world held in captivity and bondage, and as Free Methodists we need to continue to champion FREEDOM FOR ALL !   Several of you asked how you can still contribute to the SPECIAL OFFERING in support of this year’s “freedom” initiatives – just make your checks out to VBC with a note “For Freedom Sunday.”

Hope to see you all on Sunday as we gather together to WORSHIP Him who is WORTHY !!

We are in need of PAPER TOWEL TUBES for a Children’s Church project.  Please bring on Sunday  🙂

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  :)

PRAYER NEEDED:

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 !!

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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

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.

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Love you ALL –

YOU are such a BLESSING !!

Ed and Robin