Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?”
“Yes, Lord,” he said, “you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Feed my lambs.” John 21:15

Dear VBC Family –
What an AMAZING RESURRECTION SUNDAY, and WE GET to do it again THIS WEEK !!! (Sure hope you’ll BE THERE (online) to participate !!)

You can CONNECT to us via our WEBSITE or Youtube Channel.
PS: Please use our VBC (online) CONNECTION CARD to drop us a note and let us know how you are doing ! You can also share any needs or prayer requests, or a Spiritual Decision you made. The Connection Card can be accessed through our VBC website or the Church Center app.

*** KIDS and ADULT Sunday School will be posted this Sunday !!!

Adults: Pastor Robin will be leading a “Signs of the Times” Bible study of “end days” prophecies: Revelation, Daniel, Matthew 24, and more, all designed to help you understand Biblically the times we are living in.

This study will help you to not fear, but to live in confidence as we see the signs of the times.

Here’s how the adult study will work:
1) Video teaching: posted on Youtube as well as our website.
Here is the link: https://youtu.be/2OPtj0WLrvc

2) Then if you want to interact more with these ideas, we will host a Zoom call on Sundays at 6:30pm
Feel free to join us to ask questions or just discuss the topics discussed in the video.
The link for the Zoom call is: https://zoom.us/j/91315690177

Hope to see you there!
Robin
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MUCH MORE below 🙂
1. PLEASE let us know if we can HELP YOU in any way !! (Groceries, other shopping/pick-up, prayer needs, … )

2. HAPPENING TODAY at 7pm !!! Join Brett Heintzman (remember the prayer summit he did at VBC ?!), along with two other special guests !!
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How does the current global situation inform our praying for a great spiritual awakening in our day? Join guests J.D. Walt, Author of the Seedbed Daily Text, and Dr. David Thomas, Director of New Room, along with Brett Heintzman, Director of the National Prayer Ministry of the FMCUSA to discuss, teach and encourage the church to prayer. JOIN US LIVE ON FACEBOOK AT HTTPS://FACEBOOK.COM/FMCUSA
https://www.facebook.com/events/3025481024178400/

3. Speaking of J.D. Walt/Seedbed Ministry – here’ another great prayer opportunity !
We have an opportunity to join a 24-7 prayer movement through Seedbed (JD Walt) to pray for our nation to awaken from its slumber- to pray for revival as well as healing through this time. This began the day after Easter and will continue, non-stop until Pentecost.
If you would like to join, click the link in the following text and you will be able to sign up for a time slot and download the prayer guide.
If you would like to join me at my 5:30 am every Wednesday slot, you are welcome to. Let me know and I will send you the prayer guide.

What a great opportunity to make a kingdom difference. Hope you will consider taking a slot.
Here is the information I received.
Two Primary Options:
Daytime prayer via Zoom with up to four people.
Night watch prayer for individual prayer time slots.
Choose your 30-minute time slot, register, and download the Prayer Guide here.

Here is our watchword:

I have posted watchmen on your walls, Jerusalem; they will never be silent day or night. You who call on the Lord, give yourselves no rest, and give him no rest till he establishes Jerusalem and makes her the praise of the earth. Isaiah 62:6-7

J.D. Walt

Sower-in-Chief

seedbed.com

4. KIDS !! Don’t forget to JOIN KATIE on Facebook LIVE Monday – Friday for her Daily Bible Moments 🙂

5. Answers in Genesis CREATION APOLOGETICS Master Class !
This Creation Apologetics Master Class is a package of our powerful online apologetics courses—all six of the multi-lesson classes. These courses, featuring over 40 lessons, have been designed as self-teaching programs to help you lay a solid foundation of thinking biblically and being able to answer the skeptical questions of our day. These self-paced courses are normally $49 each, but to encourage you during this difficult time we’re offering all six as a package set for only $19 (a $294 value). It’s an opportunity you don’t want to miss! More information at https://answersingenesis.org/education/online-courses/creation-apologetics-master-class/

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Let’s continue to be in PRAYER for ALL those who are sick/suffering with this virus, as well as for those whose livelihoods
have been greatly affected from the many restrictions this has resulted in.
Next – will you REACH OUT to someone in the VBC Family to check on them, offer encouragement, and ask if they need anything !?
Then – take that a step further and reach out to a NEIGHBOR, CO-WORKER, FRIEND and leave them with a nugget of HOPE through JESUS.
Finally, GET CONNECTED in one of our online groups and PLAN to JOIN US on SUNDAY so we can WORSHIP JESUS together !!
Finally – UTILIZE the MANY FREE RESOURCES compiled for you and your FAMILY 🙂 (If you need us to resend the list we will be happy to 🙂

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If you’ve NOT done this yet – Download the ChurchCenter App today 🙂
This will allow you to connect to all things VBC including updating your personal information, easy contact with VBC via phone, email, our website, online giving (including your giving record), and you can now fill out the VBC CONNECTION CARD to communicate SPIRITUAL DECISIONS and PRAYER REQUESTS. (You can also access this on our website.)

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