Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever.   (Psalm 107:1)

Dear VBC Family ;

We will continue to delight in the Lord this week as we come together to give THANKS and PRAISE for the HAND of BLESSING of God.! This Sunday Pastor Ed and Pastor Robin will share the GOODNESS of God as we look back at all He has done in our midst throughout 2020.  We’ll also look ahead to 2021 with a sneak peek at what’s coming.

Thank you to everyone who is participating in the Baby Bottle Blessings for the Sullivan County Pregnancy Support Center.  Be sure to return your bottles by Feb. 7th. There are many bottles remaining so please grab one this week. Our God an awesome God and He is doing a GREAT THING at VB!  Come and see.

Join us for our Annual Society Meeting this Sunday at 9:15 am.  We will NOT have Sunday School this Sunday, but there will be an activity for the kids in the Fellowship Hall as adults join us for the meeting in the Sanctuary.

Children’s Church will continue this Sunday during the Worship Service for toddlers to 3 year olds in the Toddler Playroom. Four year olds to 3rd graders will meet in the Fellowship Hall.  Be sure to thank Pastor Jen and Pastor James and their amazing team for loving and serving our kids.

The Kidz Zone will be open after the Worship Service with games and activities for kids. Parents, this room is provided for your kids, but you are responsible to supervise them while there, as well as when they leave this area.  Thank you for helping to make this fun for the kids of VBC.

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UPCOMING SPECIAL HAPPENINGS !!!  

The MOM’S PLAYGROUP (for moms and their pre-schoolers) begins on Friday, Feb. 5 (the 1st Friday) at 10 -12 noon; and Feb. 20th, (the 3rd Saturday of the month) from 10 – 12noon.  

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We are excited to host a MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT series called The Story of Marriage !!  The six session event will be held on Feb. 12, 26, March 12, 26, and April 9 and 17.  Save the dates – more info. to follow !!

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LADIES !  LADIES !!  

Join us for our LADIES LUNCHEON on Saturday, February 13th, at 12 noon at VBC !  Sign up begins this Sunday  🙂

Join us at the CONFERENCE WOMEN’S RETREAT to be held at Spruce Lake Retreat Center on April 23-25.

Save the dates – Brochures available on the back table.  For more info. see Pastor Robin or Pastor Jen.

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Family Communion Celebration – February 17th:  We are marking Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent by inviting you and your family for an intimate time of Communion with the Pastors.  Come to the Sanctuary anytime between noon and 6 pm. 

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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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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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Download the VBC 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 

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

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