For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works,
which God prepared in advance for us to do. (Ephesians 2:10)

Dear VBC Family –
This week Pieter Vandenbeukel (Life In Messiah Ministry) will share from the Gospel of John re: the hearts of the Jewish people – and their need for Jesus. He will also report on his mission work in Sullivan County over these past three weeks.

Sure hope you’ll join us for WORSHIP !!

Online SIGNUPS are NOW OPEN for our VBC LIFETOUCH Picture Directory !!
We are creating a VBC Picture Directory for ALL VBC attenders !! We want EVERYONE to be a part of this !!
Each participant will receive a complimentary 8×10 photo and a printed VBC Directory. (You will also have the option to purchase additional photos.)
Family pics will be taken on Tuesday, September 22 or Wednesday, September 23rd from 2-9pm.
** To reserve your personal photography session go to our ONLINE REGISTRATION site at
Allison will also be making reservations after church this Sunday for anyone who needs assistance 🙂


Are you willing to be used by God to impact a child’s life?

Consider becoming a foster parent today!

Sullivan County is in desperate need of foster families. Please consider stepping out in faith to help these children in desperate need of the hope we have. Informational meetings are held every Thursday. Contact Leelani Voigtland for more info (607) 422-9884

Please act quickly because a new round of training begins September 8th. The training will be every Tuesday from 6-8pm for 10 weeks.


Save the dates (more info. will be coming SOON) on our Weekend of Awakening and Prayer (simulcast events at VBC)
Friday, September 25th 6:30 pm New Room Conference with JD Walt, Jim Cymbala and others.
Saturday, September 26th 9am – 9pm “The Return” awakening and prayer event held in Washington, DC.

Join us for PRAYER on Thursday mornings at 7:30am on Zoom !!
Here’s the NEW LINK:

Please CONNECT with us via our ONLINE CONNECTION CARD available on our WEBSITE ( or the Church Center App.
We would love to hear how you are doing and encourage you in your Faith journey ! You can also share any needs, prayer requests, or Spiritual decisions you made.


Adult Study: Pastor Robin and Kelly R. are continuing the Signs of the Times” Bible study.

A Video teaching is posted on our VBC Website and YouTube page each week

New DBS (DIscovery Bible Study) Group

Join Katie and Ricky Martin (and others) as they walk through the Book of Mark together !

MONDAY nights at 8pm on Zoom. (Contact Katie at 807-2758 for more info.)

2 New (Ladies) Connection Groups !

Erin Wingert is hosting a new small group on Wed. nights using the book: In the Middle of the Mess- Strength for this Beautiful, Broken Life by Sheila Walsh. Call Erin at 292-1441 for more information.

Evelyn Raymond (807-3040) and Kelly Rosiak will be hosting a group on Tuesdays at 9:30am – Women Equipped, Encouraging each other in the Word”. Call Kelly at 798-7246 for more information.


SAFETY Note: Because we love YOU and love OTHERS – we are asking everyone to adhere to the following simple safety procedures:
1. If you feel ill please stay home until you feel better.
2. Please wear a MASK into VBC and keep it on as you move about the church or come in contact with others.
(If you wish, once you are seated, you may remove your mask.)
3. Choose a seat in an area that is physically distanced from others.
4. Please bring a “fun” bag for the kids as there will not be Children’s Church or nursery.
5. As hard as it will be – please REFRAIN from any contact with others (AIR hugs are ok :).
Thank you for your cooperation in this !


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