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Sunday’s Comin’ (11/01/2020)

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” Acts 1:8


Dear VBC Family:

Feeling powerFULL today !?This week Pastor Ed will share how the DEPARTURE of Jesus led to the ARRIVAL of the PRESENCE and POWER of the Holy Spirit !!  According to Jesus – “this is a “Good thing” !  (Not sure the disciples agreed at that time)

We will join together in the CELEBRATION of the LORD’S SUPPER. Come and declare how GLORIOUS our God is – God the Father, Jesus His Son, and the Holy Spirit !!

TIME CHANGE !!!!!

Don’t forget to turn your clocks BACK one hour Sunday morning at 2:00 a.m.

***  Children’s and Adult Sunday School is up and running from 9:15 – 10:15am.  Come and JOIN US !!

****  We have placed extra chairs in the Sanctuary which should allow you to maintain a safe distance from others.   

Please continue to wear your mask in and out of the church, as well as when you are moving about and coming in close proximity to others.  

THANK YOU for caring about the well-being of your VBC Family !!

Looking forward to seeing YOU this Sunday to declare together the WORTH-SHIP of our Mighty God !!

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See the REMINDERS below of ALL we have coming up !!!  

Calling all Ladies to a SCRAPBOOKING Fellowship !

Saturday, Nov. 7, from 10 – 12noon in the Fellowship Hall.  (Bring a handful of pictures – the rest will be supplied)

Contact Nancy DeVault for more information.

***  Don’t forget our PANTRY BLESSING !!  Please bring the items on your “FOODd SLIPS” to church THIS WEEK 🙂

The OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD Shoe-box gift collections have begun – and we are already seeing the pile GROW !!!

There is more information on the display in the back of the Sanctuary.  ALL boxes are due back Nov. 15th – but feel free to bring them in anytime.

JOIN US for our VBC CORPORATE PRAYER ZOOM CALL on TUESDAYS at 7:30am.    It’s a GREAT way to start the day !!

Zoom Link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89615738622

Our Fruit Cellar FOOD PANTRY is open the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month from 1-3pm.

If you are in need please see Lori Kimmes and she will assist you right after the Sunday Service.

Youth Group is HAPPENING on the 1st and 3rd Fridays at 6:30 at VBC !

See Allison T. or Dottie F. for more info.

This week they are on the road to Lancaster 

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Please CONNECT with us via our ONLINE CONNECTION CARD available on our WEBSITE (vineandbranchchurch.org) 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.

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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.  Please bring a “fun” bag for the kids as there will not be Children’s Church or nursery.4.  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 !!TOGETHER we will GROW to “LOVE GOD, LOVE OTHERS, and MAKE DISCIPLES …” in Jesus Name !!

Love you ALL – 
YOU are such a BLESSING !!
Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (10/25/2020)

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
 (I Corinthians 13:13)


Dear VBC Family – 


What a WONDERFUL coloring of God’s landscape this Fall – Praise the Lord of CREATION !!Of those three above – which one is the “Greatest” in your action and attitude ?  This week join Pastor Robin as she shares about the “Greatest of the Greatest” according to John 15.

Come and declare how GLORIOUS is our KING as we gather together , united in Worship, this coming Lord’s Day !!

Our next VBC Family Fun Night is Friday night @ 6:30 !!!!

It’s all set up and ready to go with GAMES, SINGING, FELLOWSHIP, (snacks) and FUN  FUN  FUN !!!!!    Hope to SEE you THERE  🙂

*****   Join us as we welcome Pastor Jen, Pastor James, & family !!

(Reminder:  Friendly costumes are allowed, but not mandatory 🙂

***  Children’s and Adult Sunday School is up and running from 9:15 – 10:15am.  Come and JOIN US !!

****  We have placed extra chairs in the Sanctuary which should allow you to maintain a safe distance from others.   

Please continue to wear your mask in and out of the church, as well as when you are moving about and coming in close proximity to others.  

THANK YOU for caring about the well-being of your VBC Family !!

Looking forward to seeing YOU this Sunday to declare together the WORTH-SHIP of our Mighty God !!

*********************************** 

See the REMINDERS below of ALL we have coming up !!!  

***  Don’t forget our PANTRY BLESSING challenge.  Please bring the items on your “Food SLIPS” to church this week and next 🙂

The OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD Shoe-box gift collections have begun – and we are already seeing the pile GROW !!!

There is more information on the display in the back of the Sanctuary.  ALL boxes are due back Nov. 15th – but feel free to bring them in anytime.

Ladies SCRAPBOOKING Fellowship

Saturday, Nov. 7 from 10 – 12noon in the Fellowship Hall.

Contact Nancy DeVault for more information.

JOIN US for our VBC CORPORATE PRAYER ZOOM CALL on TUESDAYS at 7:30am.    It’s a GREAT way to start the day !!

Zoom Link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89615738622

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Our FOOD PANTRY is open the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month from 1-3pm.

If you are in need please see Lori Kimmes and she will assist you right after the Sunday Service.

Youth Group is HAPPENING on the 1st and 3rd Fridays at 6:30 at VBC !

See Allison T. or Dottie F. for more info.***********************************

Please CONNECT with us via our ONLINE CONNECTION CARD available on our WEBSITE (vineandbranchchurch.org) 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.

***********************************

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.  Please bring a “fun” bag for the kids as there will not be Children’s Church or nursery.4.  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 !!TOGETHER we will GROW to “LOVE GOD, LOVE OTHERS, and MAKE DISCIPLES …” in Jesus Name !!

Love you ALL – 
YOU are such a BLESSING !!
Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (10/18/2020)

“I am the Vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing. 
 (John 15:5)

Dear VBC Family – 


Hope you are enjoying God’s beautiful Fall canvas !!!  What incredible colors we are seeing this year !!!Did the above verse “ring a bell” Vine and Branch Church !?!  This week Pastor Ed will unpack this a bit more as we walk through John 15.
Our God is SO WORTHY of our PRAISE and ADORATION !    Hope to see YOU this Sunday!

***  Children’s and Adult Sunday School is up and running from 9:15 – 10:15am.  Come and JOIN US !!

****  We have placed extra chairs in the Sanctuary which should allow you to maintain a safe distance from others.   

Please continue to wear your mask in and out of the church, as well as when you are moving about and coming in close proximity to others.  

THANK YOU for caring about the well-being of your VBC Family !!

Looking forward to seeing YOU this Sunday to declare together the WORTH-SHIP of our Mighty God !!

*********************************** 

See the REMINDERS below of ALL we have coming up !!!  

The OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD Shoe-box gift collections have begun !!!

There is more information on the display in the back of the Sanctuary.  Boxes are due back on Nov. 15th.

Coming SOON – VBC Family FUN Night 2 !!!!

GAMES, SINGING, FELLOWSHIP, and FUN  FUN  FUN !!!!!

Friday, October 23rd at 6:30pm.  See Katie Martin for more info.

Ladies SCRAPBOOKING Fellowship

Saturday, Nov. 7 from 10 – 12noon in the Fellowship Hall.

Contact Nancy DeVault for more information.

JOIN US for our VBC CORPORATE PRAYER ZOOM CALL on TUESDAYS at 7:30am.    It’s a GREAT way to start the day !!

Zoom Link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89615738622

——————————————

Youth Group is HAPPENING on the 1st and 3rd Fridays at 6:30 at VBC !

See Allison T. or Dottie F. for more info.

  ***********************************  

The 6:15am Men’s Group is up and running !!!

All MEN are welcome to attend !!

See Ralph Bressler or Pastor Ed for more info.***********************************

Please CONNECT with us via our ONLINE CONNECTION CARD available on our WEBSITE (vineandbranchchurch.org) 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.

***********************************

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.  Please bring a “fun” bag for the kids as there will not be Children’s Church or nursery.4.  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 !!TOGETHER we will GROW to “LOVE GOD, LOVE OTHERS, and MAKE DISCIPLES …” in Jesus Name !!

Love you ALL – 
YOU are such a BLESSING !!
Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (10/11/2020)

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.  2 Corinthians 3:17

 
Dear VBC Family – 

Give THANKS to the Lord for the BEAUTY of HIS CREATION !!This week Pastor Robin will teach from John 14 and challenge us to consider the “2nd half of the Gospel – the Power of Life in the Spirit.”  Hope you’ll join us in declaring how WORTHY our God is !!

***  Children’s and Adult Sunday School is up and running from 9:15 – 10:15am.  Come and JOIN US !!

***  Reminder –  Our Worship Service now begins at 10:30am. 

****  We have placed extra chairs in the Sanctuary which should allow you to maintain a safe distance from others.   

Please continue to wear your mask in and out of the church, as well as when you are moving about and coming in close proximity to others.  

THANK YOU for caring about the well-being of your VBC Family !!

Looking forward to seeing YOU this Sunday to declare together the WORTH-SHIP of our Mighty God !!

*********************************** 

See the REMINDERS below of ALL we have coming up !!!  

We are participating in the COAT DRIVE sponsored by the Liberty Rotary Club.  

Please bring in your unused winter coats so we can be a BLESSING to many in our community.

*********************************** 

The OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD Shoe-box gift collections have begun !!!

There is more information on the display in the back of the Sanctuary.  Boxes are due back on Nov. 15th.

*********************************** 

Coming SOON – VBC Family FUN Night 2 !!!!

GAMES, SINGING, FELLOWSHIP, and FUN  FUN  FUN !!!!!

Friday, October 23rd at 6:30pm.  See Katie Martin for more info.

*********************************** 

JOIN US for our VBC CORPORATE PRAYER ZOOM CALL on TUESDAYS at 7:30am.    It’s a GREAT way to start the day !!

Zoom Link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89615738622

*********************************** 

Youth Group is HAPPENING on the 1st and 3rd Fridays at 6:30 at VBC !

See Allison T. or Dottie F. for more info.

  ***********************************  

The 6:15am Men’s Group is up and running !!!

All MEN are welcome to attend !!

See Ralph Bressler or Pastor Ed for more info.

***********************************

Please CONNECT with us via our ONLINE CONNECTION CARD available on our WEBSITE (vineandbranchchurch.org) 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.

***********************************

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.  Please bring a “fun” bag for the kids as there will not be Children’s Church or nursery.4.  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 !!TOGETHER we will GROW to “LOVE GOD, LOVE OTHERS, and MAKE DISCIPLES …” in Jesus Name !!

Love you ALL – 
YOU are such a BLESSING !!
Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (10/04/2020)

Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. 


Dear VBC Family

Hope you are enjoying God’s beautiful artwork in our Fall colors !  He is SO worthy to be PRAISED !!This week Pastor Ed will share from John chapter 14.  Come and give thanks for “The WAY, the TRUTH, and the LIFE !”In addition, we will celebrate the Lord’s Supper and kick off our OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD shoe-box gift campaign.    COME and RECEIVE what God is offering to ALL of US !!

***  Children’s and Adult Sunday School begins this SUNDAY from 9:15 – 10:15am.

***  Our Worship Service will begin at 10:30am. 

Looking forward to seeing YOU this Sunday to declare together the WORTH-SHIP of our Mighty God !!

*********************************** 

See the REMINDERS below of ALL we have coming up !!!  

Saturday is the Ladies’ Fellowship   –  (10am – 12noon)

Join us for a fun time of FELLOWSHIP and SCRAP-BOOKING.  (bring a handful of your photos !!)

***********************************

We are participating in the COAT DRIVE sponsored by the Liberty Rotary Club.  

Please bring in your unused winter coats so we can be a BLESSING to many in our community.

*********************************** 

JOIN US for our VBC CORPORATE PRAYER ZOOM CALL on TUESDAYS at 7:30am.    It’s a GREAT way to start the day !!

Zoom Link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89615738622

*********************************** 

VBC Family FUN Night

GAMES, SINGING, FELLOWSHIP, and FUN  FUN  FUN !!!!!

Friday, October 23rd at 6:30pm.

See Katie Martin for more info.

*********************************** 

Youth Group is HAPPENING on the 1st and 3rd Fridays at 6:30 at VBC !

See Allison T. or Dottie F. for more info.

  ***********************************  

The 6:15am Thursday Men’s Group is up and running !!!

All MEN are welcome to attend !!

See Ralph Bressler or Pastor Ed for more info.

***********************************

Please CONNECT with us via our ONLINE CONNECTION CARD available on our WEBSITE (vineandbranchchurch.org) 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.

***********************************

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.  Please bring a “fun” bag for the kids as there will not be Children’s Church or nursery.4.  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 !!TOGETHER we will GROW to “LOVE GOD, LOVE OTHERS, and MAKE DISCIPLES …” in Jesus Name !!

Love you ALL – 
YOU are such a BLESSING !!
Ed and Robin