Dear VBC Family –
Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.   (John 15:13)
Join us Sunday as we gather to give GLORY to the One who gave His life for us !!
Join us this Memorial Day weekend as we honor all those who paid the ultimate price for our FREEDOM as AMERICANS.
This week Pastor Robin will continue our series on the Book of Hebrews.  This week she will challenge us to “Never Forget” what Christ has done for us !!   Join us as we give GLORY to Jesus !
Note to ALL Sunday Ministry Team members:  The MASTER SCHEDULE is now posted on the 1st BULLETIN BOARD in the hallway.
Be sure to look and note your upcoming service dates.

1.   If you are not available on the date listed, please switch with someone ahead of time so this important ministry position can be filled. 

2.  If you switched or have been notified of a change by the ministry leader, please follow their schedule as this one may not reflect the most current changes. 
Sunday School continues this week !!  Sure hope to see you there 🙂
Prayer Needed:
Let’s join in prayer for “baby Goggin” as Shannon is due any day now  🙂
Interested in MEMBERSHIP at VBC ?
Pastor Ed will be presenting the Considering Membership Module beginning THIS SUNDAY during the Sunday School hour from 9:00 -10:00.
The class dates are May 26th, June 2nd, and June 9th.   Email Pastor Ed to be included.
It’s Time to Begin Collecting for OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD !!
Since 1993, Samaritan’s Purse has collected more than 168 million shoeboxes packed with toys and other fun items, and delivered them to boys and girls in need around the world in partnership with local churches. Many boys and girls who receive shoebox gifts also enroll in The Greatest Journey, our 12-lesson follow-up discipleship program, where they learn to follow Christ and share Him with others. Millions of boys and girls have participated in this dynamic course so far.  NOW is the time for us to begin COLLECTING ITEMS which we will later PACK into SHOEBOX GIFTS.  
Here are items you can be on the LOOKOUT for now:
Small stuffed animals, Misc. accessories (hair ties/bows, sunglasses, jewelry …); Hygeine Items (brush/comb, bar soap, wash cloths, toothbrush, (no toothpaste allowed); and craft items. 
There will be a COLLECTION BOX in the church !  THANK YOU SO MUCH !!
This is a GREAT opportunity for your child’s FAITH, wholesome FELLOWSHIP, and a pile of FUN !!!
Grab an information sheet from the back table that includes dates/ages for campers.  
(Camps are filling up fast – register soon to get a spot secured !)
Our God is SO WORTHY of our PRAISE !!
See you all on Sunday as we gather together to fulfill our MISSION to “LOVE GOD, LOVE OTHERS, and MAKE DISCIPLES …” in Jesus Name !!
Love you ALL – 
YOU are such a BLESSING !!
Ed and Robin