Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; He is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.”  (Luke 2: 11-12)

Dear VBC Family

MERRY CHRISTMAS!! Hope you will be able to be here tonight for a wonderful CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLE-LIGHTING Service at 7:00 p.m.

This Sunday Pastor Ed will share about God’s GOODNESS to us all !!
Our God is SUCH and AWESOME GOD !!!  AND – He is doing a GREAT THING at VBC !!!

There will NOT be Sunday School this week.

Children’s Church will continue this Sunday during the Worship Service.  We will dismiss kids who want to participate right after the Children’s Message.

  • Ages Toddler to 3 yrs. old will be in the Toddler Play Room (last door down the hall on the left)
  • Ages 4 yrs. old to 3rd Grade will be upstairs in the Fellowship Hall.
  • Our Nursery (with changing table, rockers, crib, swing …) is also available for any parent who wishes to utilize it at any time.

All children will be returned to their parents during the final song.



  • The St. Pauly’s CLOTHING  SHED has been re-opened 🙂  Feel free to bring your items (and pass the word to others) !!
  • New Year – Make a Bible reading resolution – pick up a free Bible Reading Plan booklet on the back table.
  • Check out our new video on – What does it mean to be a Christian ?

We invite you to our ANNUAL SOCIETY MEETING on Sunday, January 24th, during the Sunday School hour @ 9:15.  

We will not have regular SS, but will provide an activity for the kids in the Fellowship Hall during the meeting.

Download the ChurchCenter App today for:

  • Access to VBC information and to update your contact information (address, phone, email …)
  • Access our online VBC Connection Card (share Spiritual decisions you made, needs you have, a prayer request, sign up for something, or just drop us a note) 
  • Access Online Giving
  • Access the VBC Directory to get in touch with others 

Download ChurchCenter from the app store and select Vine and Branch Church  (see us on Sunday if we can help !!)


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:


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.


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.  As hard as it will be – please REFRAIN from any contact with others (AIR hugs are ok :).
     Thank you for your cooperation in this !



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