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Sunday’s Comin’ (2/17/19)

Dear VBC Family –

Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; His greatness no one can fathom.   (Psalm 145:3)

Join us Sunday as we declare together, “He is Worthy !!”

This week Pastor Robin will continue our series on PRAYER, challenging us to consider our PARTNERSHIP with God.

Come with HEART open to the Holy Spirit, and don’t be SURPRISED when your eyes/heart/mind/Spirit are opened anew !

LADIES – see you SATURDAY at 12:00 noon for the 5th Annual Sweetheart Luncheon  🙂

Here’s a chance to BE A BLESSING to the SULLIVAN COUNTY PREGNANCY SUPPORT CENTER !

Our local SCPSC is on the FRONT LINES of ministry to moms, babies (born and unborn) and their families – as Satan is trying to “steal, kill, and destroy” them.  You can help them by visiting the GIVING TREE in the back of our Sanctuary.  Look over the “needs” on the tree – pick one (two, three …) – put the slip and your financial gift in the envelope, and put it in the SCPSC box.  That’s how simple it is to BE A BLESSING to OTHERS !!!   Thank you  🙂

Be sure to check out the new STAIR-LIFT which was installed in the main stairwell this week !  See Pastor Ed for a quick tutorial 🙂

PARENTS – please talk to your kids about it’s use being only for those in need  🙂

WE MISS YOU !!  Sure hope you’ll join us this week to WORSHIP the only One WORTHY of ALL PRAISE !!

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PRAYER NEEDED:

Please continue to pray for baby Willow and baby Jedidiah – as well as for the THREE babies on the way to families of VBC !! (and 2 grand-babies 🙂

Please continue to pray for the MANY families fighting sickness in many forms, as well as for all those in our VBC Family still recovering from recent surgeries.

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SUNDAY SCHOOL continues this week and you are always WELCOME to join in ! 

It is held from 9:00 – 10:15am and there are classes for Children/Youth/and ADULTS.

Class breakdowns:  Pre K  – K;   1st – 3rd;   4th  – 5th ;    Junior High 6th -8th ;  and Senior High 9th -12th

Pastor Robin and Ralph Bressler are teamed up to lead the ADULTS through a SeedBed Bible Series on the Gospel of Mark.

Hope to see your WHOLE family come and learn together  :)

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Save these Dates !

Feb. 19th – Leadership Series Part 2 – 6:30 – 8:15.

Feb. 24th – Welcome to VBC Luncheon (for NEWER people to VBC) 12 noon.

April 26-28 – Acts 12:24 Conference FMC Women’s Retreat at Spruce Lake Retreat Center

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Please remember our FOOD PANTRY when you head to the store.  We hope to get our pantry FULLY STOCKED for the winter with peanut butter, jelly, cereal, soup, mac/cheese, spaghetti, sauces, tuna, canned fruit, juice, canned vegetables, canned ravioli, spaghetti O’s …    THANK YOU for loving others in this way !!

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Our God is SO WORTHY of our PRAISE !!

See you all on Sunday as we gather together 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’ (2/10/19)

Dear VBC Family –

Looks like Sunday will be a GREAT DAY to come and WORSHIP the LORD !!

Ascribe to the Lord the glory due His name; Worship the Lord in the splendor of His Holiness.  (Psalm 29:2)

This week Pastor Ed will continue our series on PRAYER with a look at what is said to be the Greatest of all Biblical Prayers – The Lord’s Prayer (but not the one you’re thinking of !) .  Come with an open HEART toward the Father and be challenged to “pray as Jesus prayed.”

Hope you’ll join us this SATURDAY at 7pm for the Sullivan County Pregnancy Support Center DESSERT FUNDRAISER, being held at VBC !!

It’s a GREAT CAUSE – and a GREAT TIME !!

Be sure to check out the new STAIR-LIFT which was installed in the main stairwell this week !  See Pastor Ed for a quick tutorial 🙂

PARENTS – please talk to your kids about it’s use being only for those in need  🙂

WE MISS YOU !!  Sure hope you’ll join us this week to WORSHIP the only One WORTHY of ALL PRAISE !!

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PRAYER NEEDED:

Please continue to pray for baby Willow and baby Jedidiah – as well as for the THREE babies on the way to families of VBC !! (and 2 grand-babies 🙂

Being homebound/sick is sure lonely – please consider making a phone call or paying a visit to someone you haven’t seen in a while at VBC.

Please continue to pray for the MANY families fighting sickness in many forms, as well as for all those in our VBC Family still recovering from recent surgeries.

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SUNDAY SCHOOL continues this week and you are always WELCOME to join in ! 

It is held from 9:00 – 10:15am and there are classes for Children/Youth/and ADULTS.

Class breakdowns:  Pre K  – K;   1st – 3rd;   4th  – 5th ;    Junior High 6th -8th ;  and Senior High 9th -12th

Pastor Robin and Ralph Bressler are teamed up to lead the ADULTS through a SeedBed Bible Series on the Gospel of Mark.

Hope to see your WHOLE family come and learn together  :)

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Save these Dates !

Feb. 16th – Ladies SWEETHEART LUNCHEON at 12:00 at VBC (see bulletin/sign up this week)

Feb. 19th – Leadership Series Part 2 – 6:30 – 8:15.

Feb. 24th – Welcome to VBC Luncheon (for NEWER people to VBC) 12 noon.

April 26-28 – Acts 12:24 Conference FMC Women’s Retreat at Spruce Lake Retreat Center

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Please remember our FOOD PANTRY when you head to the store.  We hope to get our pantry FULLY STOCKED for the winter with peanut butter, jelly, cereal, soup, mac/cheese, spaghetti, sauces, tuna, canned fruit, juice, canned vegetables, canned ravioli, spaghetti O’s …    THANK YOU for loving others in this way !!

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It’s WINTER and there are MANY in our community without warm coats, hats, gloves, boots ….

Please take a moment to clean out a closet or two and bring these items with you to church so we can distribute them LOCALLY.

Just place them in the back of the Sanctuary 🙂   THANK YOU !!

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Our God is SO WORTHY of our PRAISE !!

See you all on Sunday as we gather together 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’ (2/3/19)

Dear VBC Family –

The FORECAST for SUNDAY is it’s a GREAT DAY to come and WORSHIP the LORD !!  (and it will be CLEAR with a HEATWAVE of 38 degrees 🙂

This week Pastor Robin will introduce a series on PRAYER.  Come with an open HEART toward the Father and be challenged in your “Spiritual UNION with God !”

We will also Celebrate the Lord’s Supper together this Sunday  🙂

WE MISS YOU !!  Sure hope you’ll join us this week to WORSHIP the only One WORTHY of ALL PRAISE !!

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PRAYER NEEDED:

Please pray for the MANY families fighting sickness, as well as for all those in our VBC Family still recovering from recent surgery and rehabilitating through Physical Therapy.  Please thank God for them, and ask Him to bring them to a FULL restoration.

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SUNDAY SCHOOL continues this week and you are always WELCOME to join in ! 

It is held from 9:00 – 10:15am and there are classes for Children/Youth/and ADULTS.

Class breakdowns:  Pre K  – K;   1st – 3rd;   4th  – 5th ;    Junior High 6th -8th ;  and Senior High 9th -12th

Pastor Robin and Ralph Bressler are teamed up to lead the ADULTS through a SeedBed Bible Series on the Gospel of Mark.

Hope to see your WHOLE family come and learn together  :)

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Save these Dates !

Feb. 9th – SCPSC DESSERT Fundraiser at VBC at 7pm

Feb. 16th – Ladies SWEETHEART LUNCHEON at 12:00 at VBC (see bulletin/sign up this week)

Feb. 19 – Leadership Series Part 2 – 6:30 – 8:15.

April 26-28 – Acts 12:24 Conference FMC Women’s Retreat at Spruce Lake Retreat Center

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Please remember our FOOD PANTRY when you head to the store this week for the great CAN, CAN sale !!  We hope to get our pantry FULLY STOCKED for the winter with peanut butter, jelly, cereal, soup, mac/cheese, spaghetti, sauces, tuna, canned fruit, juice, canned vegetables, canned ravioli, spaghetti O’s …    THANK YOU for loving others in this way !!

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It’s WINTER and there are MANY in our community without warm coats, hats, gloves, boots ….

Please take a moment to clean out a closet or two and bring these items with you to church so we can distribute them LOCALLY.

Just place them in the back of the Sanctuary near the Giving Tree 🙂   THANK YOU !!

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Our God is SO WORTHY of our PRAISE !!

See you all on Sunday as we gather together to LOVE GOD, LOVE OTHERS, and MAKE DISCIPLES in Jesus Name !!

Love you ALL – 

YOU are such a BLESSING !!

Ed and Robin

Sunday Comin’ (01/27/19)

Dear VBC Family –

We MISS YOU ALL !!  (Feels like we’ve been away for a long time !)

This week Pastor Ed will talk about this RACE we’re in called CHRISTIANITY – and what it will take to make it to the FINISH LINE !!

Remember – there will NOT be regular Sunday School this Sunday.

We will have our ANNUAL SOCIETY MEETING this Sunday at 9am in the Sanctuary – and there will be a special kid’s activity in the Fellowship Hall so parents and teachers can attend the Annual Meeting.

ALL are welcome to attend this annual meeting, however only those who are members of VBC are allowed to cast a vote during the meeting.

We hope you will join with your VBC Family for a CELEBRATION LUNCHEON immediately following the Worship Service to celebrate all God has done through the ministry of VBC throughout this past year.

Sure hope you’ll join us this week to WORSHIP the only One WORTHY of ALL PRAISE !!

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PRAYER NEEDED:

Update from Robbi P.:  Just an update on my sister, Tabitha.  They inserted a chest tube again.  She has been in a great deal of pain.  She is emotionally exhausted. Please pray for a complete healing.  Thank you.

Please pray for Kate Demayo’s son Caleb who had a surgical procedure this week.  Pray that God takes away all his discomfort and gives him a very speedy recovery.

Please pray for the MANY families fighting the sickness, as well as for all those in our VBC Family still recovering from recent surgery, getting through PT, and needing a complete restoration.

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Save these Dates !

Feb. 9th – SCPSC DESSERT Fundraiser at VBC at 7pm

Feb. 16th – Ladies SWEETHEART LUNCHEON at 12:00 at VBC (see bulletin/sign up this week)

Feb. 19 – Leadership Series Part 2 – 6:30 – 8:15.

April 26-28 – Acts 12:24 Conference FMC Women’s Retreat at Spruce Lake Retreat Center

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Please remember our FOOD PANTRY when you head to the store this week for the great CAN, CAN sale !!  We hope to get our pantry FULLY STOCKED for the winter with peanut butter, jelly, cereal, soup, mac/cheese, spaghetti, sauces, tuna, canned fruit, juice, canned vegetables, canned ravioli, spaghetti O’s …    THANK YOU for loving others in this way !!

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It’s WINTER and there are MANY in our community without warm coats, hats, gloves, boots ….

Please take a moment to clean out a closet or two and bring these items with you to church so we can distribute them LOCALLY.

Just place them in the back of the Sanctuary near the Giving Tree 🙂   THANK YOU !!

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Our God is SO WORTHY of our PRAISE !!

See you all on Sunday as we gather together 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’ (01/20/19)

Dear VBC Family –

Please join together in PRAYER for everyone already affected by Winter Storm Harper, as well as for those in it’s path now (US !!)

We will send email notifications re: Sunday, as well as have updated information on our office phone (292-5227).
Information will also be posted on THIS WEBSITE!
Please feel free to call us at home (292-2326) if you are in need of assistance.

Psalm 150

1 Praise the Lord. Praise God in His sanctuary; praise Him in His mighty heavens.
2 Praise Him for His acts of power; praise Him for His surpassing greatness.
3 Praise Him with the sounding of the trumpet, praise Him with the harp and lyre,
4 Praise Him with timbrel and dancing, praise Him with the strings and pipe,
5 Praise Him with the clash of cymbals, praise Him with resounding cymbals.
6 Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord.

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PRAYER NEEDED:

Please keep CORY TURNER in your prayers. Today he went to the doctor because of a very sore ankle, and it turns out he has a broken ankle ! Please pray for him as he awaits an appointment and the treatment options.

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We are EXCITED that our LEADERSHIP 2.0 SERIES begins this TUESDAY !!
We will meet in the Fellowship Hall – please be ready to begin promptly at 6 :30pm.
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SUNDAY SCHOOL continues and you are always WELCOME to join in !

It is held from 9:00 – 10:15am and there are classes for Children/Youth/and ADULTS.

Class breakdowns: Pre K – K; 1st – 3rd; 4th – 5th ; Junior High 6th -8th ; and Senior High 9th -12th

Pastor Robin and Ralph Bressler are teamed up to lead the ADULTS through a SeedBed Bible Series on the Gospel of Mark.

Hope to see your WHOLE family come and learn together 🙂

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Please remember our FOOD PANTRY when you head to the store this week for the great CAN, CAN sale !! We hope to get our pantry FULLY STOCKED for the winter with peanut butter, jelly, cereal, soup, mac/cheese, spaghetti, sauces, tuna, canned fruit, juice, canned vegetables, canned ravioli, spaghetti O’s … THANK YOU for loving others in this way !!

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Mark your calendar for our ANNUAL SOCIETY MEETING and CELEBRATION LUNCHEON on Sunday, January 27th.
Once a year we gather to elect and commission the ministry leadership for the new year at VBC, as well as present and approve the annual church budget.
ALL are welcome to attend this annual meeting, however only those who are members of VBC are allowed to cast a vote during the meeting.
(We will not have Sunday School on this day, but we will have an activity for children so parents can attend.)

We hope you will join with your VBC Family for lunch immediately following the Worship Service to celebrate all God has done through the
ministry of VBC throughout this past year. SIGN your family up this SUNDAY 🙂

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It’s WINTER and there are MANY in our community without warm coats, hats, gloves, boots ….
Please take a moment to clean out a closet or two and bring these items with you to church so we can distribute them LOCALLY.
Just place them in the back of the Sanctuary near the Giving Tree 🙂 THANK YOU !!

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Our God is SO WORTHY of our PRAISE !!
See you all on Sunday as we gather together to LOVE GOD … and others … in Jesus Name !!

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

Sunday’s Comin’ (01/13/2019)

Dear VBC Family –

Thank you Father for your MANY BLESSINGS throughout this past year – we trust your plans for 2019 will be even GREATER !!

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, 

who has BLESSED us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.  (Ephesians 1:3)

This Sunday Pastor Robin will challenge you with this question – Is JESUS really the LORD of your life ?  

Come and be encouraged to truly surrender to His LORDSHIP.

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SUNDAY SCHOOL resumes this week and you are always WELCOME to join in ! 

It is held from 9:00 – 10:15am and there are classes for Children/Youth/and ADULTS.

Class breakdowns:  Pre K  – K;   1st – 3rd;   4th  – 5th ;    Junior High 6th -8th ;  and Senior High 9th -12th

Pastor Robin and Ralph Bressler are teamed up to lead the ADULTS through a SeedBed Bible Series on the Gospel of Mark.

Hope to see your WHOLE family come and learn together  :)

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PRAYER NEEDED:

From Becky Freeman:  Our son Adam, daughter-in-law Sam and granddaughter Aria are officially moving to Quincy, Massachusetts due to a wonderful job offer.  Please  pray for God’s hand of safety upon them, and for God to bring people into their paths who will awaken their hearts and minds to follow Jesus in a fresh new way !  Our ways are not His ways, so I am praying for amazing things for this young family!!

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Please remember our FOOD PANTRY when you head to the store this week for the great CAN, CAN sale !!  We hope to get our pantry FULLY STOCKED for the winter with peanut butter, jelly, cereal, soup, mac/cheese, spaghetti, sauces, tuna, canned fruit, juice, canned vegetables, canned ravioli, spaghetti O’s …    THANK YOU for loving others in this way !!

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Mark your calendar for our ANNUAL SOCIETY MEETING and CELEBRATION LUNCHEON on Sunday, January 27th.

Once a year we gather to elect and commission the ministry leadership for the new year at VBC, as well as present and approve the annual church budget.

ALL are welcome to attend this annual meeting, however only those who are members of VBC are allowed to cast a vote during the meeting.

(We will not have Sunday School on this day, but we will have an activity for children so parents can attend.)

We hope you will join with your VBC Family for lunch immediately following the Worship Service to celebrate all God has done through the

ministry of VBC throughout this past year.  SIGN your family up this SUNDAY 🙂

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Sign up this week for the LEADERSHIP SERIES beginning on Jan. 22nd !!

We will be using materials by leadership expert John Maxwell and his best-selling book Developing the Leader within You 2.0.

This is for ANYONE wishing to GROW in their LEADERSHIP potential – and especially for all those HELPING or LEADING in MINISTRY at VBC !!

We will be meeting ONCE a month for 5 months on TUESDAYS from 6:30 – 8:30pm.  (Jan. 22, Feb. 19, March 19, April 16, and May 21)

The cost is just $15.00 per person which includes the hardcover book !

Sign up on Sunday or email me back and I will add you to the list.

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It’s WINTER and there are MANY in our community without warm coats, hats, gloves, boots ….

Please take a moment to clean out a closet or two and bring these items with you to church so we can distribute them LOCALLY.

Just place them in the back of the Sanctuary near the Giving Tree 🙂   THANK YOU !!

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Our God is SO WORTHY of our PRAISE !!

See you all on Sunday as we gather together to LOVE GOD … and others … in Jesus Name !!

Love you ALL – 

YOU are such a BLESSING !!

Ed and Robin

 

Sunday’s Comin’ (01/06/19)

Dear VBC Family –

We made it to 2019 – Happy New Year to ALL !!

He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God.

Many will see and fear the Lord and put their trust in Him.    (King David in Psalm 40:3)

This Sunday Pastor Ed will ask us all to FOCUS !!

As we turn the clock to 2019 – are you ready to zero in on what’s MOST important ?  

Hope you’ll join us this Sunday to see what that is  🙂   

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SUNDAY SCHOOL resumes this week and you are always WELCOME to join in ! 

It is held from 9:00 – 10:15am and there are classes for Children/Youth/and ADULTS.

Class breakdowns:  Pre K  – K;   1st – 3rd;   4th  – 5th ;    Junior High 6th -8th ;  and Senior High 9th -12th

Pastor Robin and Ralph Bressler are teamed up to lead the ADULTS through a SeedBed Bible Series on the Gospel of Mark.

Hope to see your WHOLE family come and learn together  :)

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PRAYER NEEDED:

Please continue to keep Rita Demayo in your prayers.  She is home now waiting for the swelling in her ankle to subside in order to have needed surgery.

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Please remember our FOOD PANTRY when you head to the store this week for the great CAN, CAN sale !!  We hope to get our pantry FULLY STOCKED for the winter with peanut butter, jelly, cereal, soup, mac/cheese, spaghetti, sauces, tuna, canned fruit, juice, canned vegetables, canned ravioli, spaghetti O’s …    THANK YOU for loving others in this way !!

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Mark your calendar for our ANNUAL SOCIETY MEETING and CELEBRATION LUNCHEON on Sunday, January 27th.

Once a year we gather to elect and commission the ministry leadership for the new year at VBC, as well as present and approve the annual church budget.

ALL are welcome to attend this annual meeting, however only those who are members of VBC are allowed to cast a vote during the meeting.

(We will not have Sunday School on this day, but we will have an activity for children so parents can attend.)

We hope you will join with your VBC Family for lunch immediately following the Worship Service to celebrate all God has done through the

ministry of VBC throughout this past year.

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Sign up this week for the LEADERSHIP SERIES beginning on Jan. 22nd !!

We will be using materials by leadership expert John Maxwell and his best-selling book Developing the Leader within You 2.0.

This is for ANYONE wishing to GROW in their LEADERSHIP potential – and especially for all those HELPING or LEADING in MINISTRY at VBC !!

We will be meeting ONCE a month for 5 months on TUESDAYS from 6:30 – 8:30pm.  (Jan. 22, Feb. 19, March 19, April 16, and May 21)

The cost is just $15.00 per person which includes the hardcover book !

Sign up on Sunday or email me back and I will add you to the list.

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It’s WINTER and there are MANY in our community without warm coats, hats, gloves, boots ….

Please take a moment to clean out a closet or two and bring these items with you to church so we can distribute them LOCALLY.

Just place them in the back of the Sanctuary near the Giving Tree 🙂   THANK YOU !!

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++  

Our God is SO WORTHY of our PRAISE !!

See you all on Sunday as we gather together to LOVE GOD … and others … in Jesus Name !!

Love you ALL – 

YOU are such a BLESSING !!

Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (12/30/18)

Dear VBC Family –

Happy Christmas week to ALL !!

Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.  (Luke 2:11)

This Sunday Pastor Robin will explore if “OUR DESIRE is HIS DESIRE ?”

Is that YOUR DESIRE ?  (come this Sunday and see 🙂  

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SUNDAY SCHOOL continues to BLESS MANY and you are always WELCOME to join in ! 

It is held from 9:00 – 10:15am and there are classes for Children/Youth/and ADULTS.

Class breakdowns:  Pre K  – K;   1st – 3rd;   4th  – 5th ;    Junior High 6th -8th ;  and Senior High 9th -12th

Pastor Robin and Ralph Bressler are teamed up to lead the ADULTS through a SeedBed Bible Series on the Gospel of Mark.

Hope to see your WHOLE family come and learn together  :)

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PRAYER NEEDED

Please pray for Mary Hudz that God gives her strength as she began another round of chemotherapy this week.

Please continue to pray for Lori Kimmes and Dave Philips as they recover from their surgeries.

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Sign up this week for the LEADERSHIP SERIES beginning on Jan. 22nd !!

We will be using materials by leadership expert John Maxwell and his best-selling book Developing the Leader within You 2.0.

This is for ANYONE wishing to GROW in their LEADERSHIP potential – and especially for all those HELPING or LEADING in MINISTRY at VBC !!

We will be meeting ONCE a month for 5 months on TUESDAYS from 6:30 – 8:30pm.  (Jan. 22, Feb. 19, March 19, April 16, and May 21)

The cost is just $15.00 per person which includes the hardcover book !

Sign up on Sunday or email me back and I will add you to the list.

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It’s WINTER and there are MANY in our community without warm coats, hats, gloves, boots ….

Please take a moment to clean out a closet or two and bring these items with you to church so we can distribute them LOCALLY.

Just place them in the back of the Sanctuary near the Giving Tree 🙂   THANK YOU !!

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++  

Our God is SO WORTHY of our PRAISE !!

See you all on Sunday as we gather together to LOVE GOD … and others … in Jesus Name !!

Love you ALL – 

YOU are such a BLESSING !!

Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (12/23/18)

Dear VBC Family –

HAPPY 4th Sunday of Advent to ALL !!

The Lord Blesses His people with PEACE. (Psalm 29:11)

Need some PEACE in your life ?! This Sunday Pastor Ed will share on God’s gift of SHALOM for His people !!!

We will also share in the lighting of the Advent candle of PEACE, as well as enjoy a wonderful YOUTH CHRISTMAS PROGRAM !

KIDS – be sure to be there at 9am sharp to prepare for the Christmas Program 🙂

We sure hope to see you all at our Christmas Eve Candle-lighting Service at 7pm. (It’s on the 24th this year 🙂
What a great opportunity to INVITE a FRIEND !!

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Sign up this week for the LEADERSHIP SERIES beginning on Jan. 22nd !!
We will be using materials by leadership expert John Maxwell and his best-selling book Developing the Leader within You 2.0.
This is for ANYONE wishing to GROW in their LEADERSHIP potential – and especially for all those HELPING or LEADING in MINISTRY at VBC !!
We will be meeting ONCE a month for 5 months on TUESDAYS from 6:30 – 8:30pm. (Jan. 22, Feb. 19, March 19, April 16, and May 21)
The cost is just $15.00 per person which includes the hardcover book !
Sign up on Sunday or email me back and I will add you to the list.

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PRAYER NEEDED

Please continue to pray for Lori Kimmes and Dave Philips as they recover from their surgeries this week !

From Lori Kimmes: I was reading Wednesday’s TH Record about a college student, Michael McLaughlin, from Cornwall who has been missing since Thursday. It turns out that he is my surgeon’s son. Please pray for this family.

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It’s WINTER and there are MANY in our community without warm coats, hats, gloves, boots ….
Please take a moment to clean out a closet or two and bring these items with you to church so we can distribute them LOCALLY.
Just place them in the back of the Sanctuary near the Giving Tree 🙂 THANK YOU !!

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

SUNDAY SCHOOL continues to BLESS MANY and you are always WELCOME to join in !

It is held from 9:00 – 10:15am and there are classes for Children/Youth/and ADULTS.

Class breakdowns: Pre K – K; 1st – 3rd; 4th – 5th ; Junior High 6th -8th ; and Senior High 9th -12th

Pastor Robin and Ralph Bressler are teamed up to lead the ADULTS through a SeedBed Bible Series on the Gospel of Mark.

Hope to see your WHOLE family come and learn together 🙂

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Our God is SO WORTHY of our PRAISE !!
See you all on Sunday as we gather together to LOVE GOD … and others … in Jesus Name !!

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

Sunday’s Comin’ (12/16/18)

Dear VBC Family –

You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with JOY.  (Psalm 30:11)

HAPPY 3rd Sunday of Advent to ALL !!

This Sunday Pastor Robin will share on God’s gift of JOY to the World  – the LORD has come !  

We will share in the lighting of the Advent candle of JOY, as well as celebrate BAPTISM and the welcome of NEW MEMBERS.

KIDS – be sure to come to SS this week as you will continue to prepare for the Christmas Program which will be held on Sunday, Dec. 23rd at the 10:30 Service.

***  You won’t believe the transformation our Sanctuary has undergone to become the CITY OF BETHLEHEM !!

We sure hope to see you all at A NIGHT in BETHLEHEM this Saturday (December 15th) from 2 – 4pm.  

What a great event to INVITE a FRIEND !!  

(Don’t worry, Bethlehem will still be “open” on Sunday morning – so come and WORSHIP the Lord in the “Little Town of Bethlehem” !!

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It’s WINTER and there are MANY in our community without warm coats, hats, gloves, boots ….

Please take a moment to clean out a closet or two and bring these items with you to church so we can distribute them LOCALLY.

Just place them in the back of the Sanctuary near the Giving Tree 🙂   THANK YOU !!

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SUNDAY SCHOOL continues to BLESS MANY and you are always WELCOME to join in ! 

It is held from 9:00 – 10:15am and there are classes for Children/Youth/and ADULTS.

Class breakdowns:  Pre K  – K;   1st – 3rd;   4th  – 5th ;    Junior High 6th -8th ;  and Senior High 9th -12th

Pastor Robin and Ralph Bressler are teamed up to lead the ADULTS through a SeedBed Bible Series on the Gospel of Mark.

Hope to see your WHOLE family come and learn together  :)

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Our God is SO WORTHY of our PRAISE !!

See you all on Sunday as we gather together to LOVE GOD … and others … in Jesus Name !!

Love you ALL – 

YOU are such a BLESSING !!

Ed and Robin