Dear VBC Family –

Looks like Sunday will be a GREAT DAY to come and WORSHIP the LORD !!

Ascribe to the Lord the glory due His name; Worship the Lord in the splendor of His Holiness.  (Psalm 29:2)

This week Pastor Ed will continue our series on PRAYER with a look at what is said to be the Greatest of all Biblical Prayers – The Lord’s Prayer (but not the one you’re thinking of !) .  Come with an open HEART toward the Father and be challenged to “pray as Jesus prayed.”

Hope you’ll join us this SATURDAY at 7pm for the Sullivan County Pregnancy Support Center DESSERT FUNDRAISER, being held at VBC !!

It’s a GREAT CAUSE – and a GREAT TIME !!

Be sure to check out the new STAIR-LIFT which was installed in the main stairwell this week !  See Pastor Ed for a quick tutorial 🙂

PARENTS – please talk to your kids about it’s use being only for those in need  🙂

WE MISS YOU !!  Sure hope you’ll join us this week to WORSHIP the only One WORTHY of ALL PRAISE !!



Please continue to pray for baby Willow and baby Jedidiah – as well as for the THREE babies on the way to families of VBC !! (and 2 grand-babies 🙂

Being homebound/sick is sure lonely – please consider making a phone call or paying a visit to someone you haven’t seen in a while at VBC.

Please continue to pray for the MANY families fighting sickness in many forms, as well as for all those in our VBC Family still recovering from recent surgeries.


SUNDAY SCHOOL continues this week and you are always WELCOME 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 are teamed 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  :)


Save these Dates !

Feb. 16th – Ladies SWEETHEART LUNCHEON at 12:00 at VBC (see bulletin/sign up this week)

Feb. 19th – Leadership Series Part 2 – 6:30 – 8:15.

Feb. 24th – Welcome to VBC Luncheon (for NEWER people to VBC) 12 noon.

April 26-28 – Acts 12:24 Conference FMC Women’s Retreat at Spruce Lake Retreat Center


Please remember our FOOD PANTRY when you head to the store.  We hope to get our pantry FULLY STOCKED for the winter with peanut butter, jelly, cereal, soup, mac/cheese, spaghetti, sauces, tuna, canned fruit, juice, canned vegetables, canned ravioli, spaghetti O’s …    THANK YOU for loving others in this way !!


It’s WINTER and there are MANY in our community without warm coats, hats, gloves, boots ….

Please take a moment to clean out a closet or two and bring these items with you to church so we can distribute them LOCALLY.

Just place them in the back of the Sanctuary 🙂   THANK YOU !!


Our God is SO WORTHY of our PRAISE !!

See you all on Sunday as we gather together to LOVE GOD, LOVE OTHERS, and MAKE DISCIPLES in Jesus Name !!

Love you ALL – 

YOU are such a BLESSING !!

Ed and Robin