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Sunday’s Comin’ (8/25/19)

In a loud voice they were saying: “Worthy is the Lamb, who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and praise!”   (Revelation 5:12)

Dear VBC Family –

Have you ever “Missed the forest through the trees ?”  This week Pastor Ed will lead us into Hebrews chapter 7 where the author asks these new Jewish Believers NOT to lose the important BIG PICTURE in the many details.  He points them to the ONLY ONE worthy of their

following and adoration.  (The ONLY ONE worthy of ours as well !!)

Come and BE BLESSED by what God IS DOING and WILL DO this Sunday !!

Other Exciting Happenings  !!

(Be sure to KEEP this week’s BULLETIN for a FULL LIST of UPCOMING EVENTS and IMPORTANT DATES !)

MOVIE NEWS:

The movie OVERCOMER is at the Middletown Galleria theater beginning today ! 

OVERCOMER is an inspiring family film filled with a powerful mix of faith, a twist of humor, and a ton of heart.  The Kendrick Brothers return to theaters with their newest feature following FACING THE GIANTS, FIREPROOF, COURAGEOUS, and the # 1 box office hit WAR ROOM. The inspiring family film stars Alex Kendrick, Priscilla Shirer, Shari Rigby, Cameron Arnett, and introduces Aryn Wright-Thompson.

VBC Sunday School Kickoff will be September 8th  !!

9am – 10:15am

We are excited for the start of our Christian Education Program!!  

We will have classes for children and teens, as well as two classes for adults – one Men’s Study on the Book of James, and a Men’s/Women’s class on the Tabernacle of David:  Experiencing the Presence of God.

Be prepared to REGISTER your family this week.  (If you are unable to attend – send me names/ages and I’ll add you all to the list 🙂

Upcoming Missionary visits:

Sept. 1 – Thom and Sherry Cahill, Tanzania

Sept. 15 – Ken and Letty Myers, Kenya

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LADIES  LADIES   LADIES !!!  Join us September 27-28 @ Vine and Branch Church !

JOIN THOUSANDS OF WOMEN IN SEEKING HIM FOR REVIVAL in a Live Simulcast- Hosted right here ar VBC !!!

 Seeking HIM, a conference from Revive Our Hearts. Speakers including Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, Mary Kassian, Dannah Gresh, and many more !!

They will open God’s Word to reveal the heart of true revival on Friday evening and all day Saturday !

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

It’s Time to Begin Collecting for OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD !!

Since 1993, Samaritan’s Purse has collected more than 168 million shoeboxes packed with toys and other fun items, and delivered them to boys and girls in need around the world in partnership with local churches. Many boys and girls who receive shoebox gifts also enroll in The Greatest Journey, our 12-lesson follow-up discipleship program, where they learn to follow Christ and share Him with others. Millions of boys and girls have participated in this dynamic course so far.  NOW is the time for us to begin COLLECTING ITEMS which we will later PACK into SHOEBOX GIFTS.

Here are items you can be on the LOOKOUT for now:

Small stuffed animals, Misc. accessories (hair ties/bows, sunglasses, jewelry …); Hygiene Items (brush/comb, bar soap, wash cloths, toothbrush, (no toothpaste allowed); and craft items.

There is a COLLECTION BOX in the church !  THANK YOU SO MUCH !!

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


Note to ALL Sunday Ministry Team members:  The MASTER SCHEDULE is now posted on the 1st BULLETIN BOARD in the hallway.  

Be sure to look and note your upcoming service dates.

  1. If you are not available on the date listed, please switch with someone ahead of time so this important ministry position can be filled. 
  2. If you switched or have been notified of a change by the ministry leader, please follow their schedule as this one may not reflect the most current changes.

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

Sunday’s Comin’ (8/18/19)

Who among the gods is like you, Lord? Who is like you— majestic in holiness, awesome in glory, working wonders?

(Ezekiel 15:11)

Dear VBC Family –

This week Jim Fiore will share the many ways God has directed his life through a personal testimony and teaching.

This will surely inspire 

the church (us all !) to see God’s workings in our own lives so we can be better used by Him for Kingdom purposes.

 

Come and BE BLESSED by what God IS DOING and WILL DO this Sunday !!

Come and be SET APART by the Holy Spirit to WORSHIP HIM who is WORTHY !!

Other Exciting Happenings  !!

(Be sure to see this week’s BULLETIN for a FULL LIST of UPCOMING EVENTS/IMPORTANT DATES)

VBC Sunday School Kickoff will be September 8th  !!

9am – 10:15am

We are excited for the start of our Christian Education Program!!  We will have classes for children and teens, as well as two classes for adults.

More info. coming SOON !!!

Upcoming Missionary visits:

Sept. 1 – Thom and Sherry Cahill, Tanzania

Sept. 15 – Ken and Letty Myers, Kenya

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Last week, the world-wide Free Methodist Church met in Florida to celebrate who we are as a church and cast a vision for the future. 

You can listen to all the teachings from the week at the website below.   You will be inspired!   Go to www.gc19.org/live

***  Most recommended by Pastor Robin: Bishop David Roller, Bishop Matt Thomas (outgoing Bishops),  Keith Cowart (Bishop-elect)

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

LADIES  LADIES   LADIES !!!

JOIN THOUSANDS OF WOMEN IN SEEKING HIM FOR REVIVAL in a Live Simulcast- Hosted right here ar VBC !!!

 Seeking HIM, a conference from Revive Our Hearts. Speakers including Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, Mary Kassian, Dannah Gresh, and many more !!

They will open God’s Word to reveal the heart of true revival on Friday evening and all day Saturday !

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

It’s Time to Begin Collecting for OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD !!

Since 1993, Samaritan’s Purse has collected more than 168 million shoeboxes packed with toys and other fun items, and delivered them to boys and girls in need around the world in partnership with local churches. Many boys and girls who receive shoebox gifts also enroll in The Greatest Journey, our 12-lesson follow-up discipleship program, where they learn to follow Christ and share Him with others. Millions of boys and girls have participated in this dynamic course so far.  NOW is the time for us to begin COLLECTING ITEMS which we will later PACK into SHOEBOX GIFTS.

Here are items you can be on the LOOKOUT for now:

Small stuffed animals, Misc. accessories (hair ties/bows, sunglasses, jewelry …); Hygiene Items (brush/comb, bar soap, wash cloths, toothbrush, (no toothpaste allowed); and craft items.

There is a COLLECTION BOX in the church !  THANK YOU SO MUCH !!

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


Note to ALL Sunday Ministry Team members:  The MASTER SCHEDULE is now posted on the 1st BULLETIN BOARD in the hallway.  

Be sure to look and note your upcoming service dates.

  1. If you are not available on the date listed, please switch with someone ahead of time so this important ministry position can be filled. 
  2. If you switched or have been notified of a change by the ministry leader, please follow their schedule as this one may not reflect the most current changes.

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

Sunday’s Comin’ (8/11/19)

Who among the gods is like you, Lord? Who is like you— majestic in holiness, awesome in glory, working wonders?

(Ezekiel 15:11)

Dear VBC Family –

This week Pastor Robin will continue our study of the sermon we call the Book of Hebrews.

Pastor Robin will challenge us to consider “HOPE You Can TRUST !”  Need some REAL HOPE – well come and get it this Sunday !!

This week Pastor Ed will share a word from the Acts 12:24 Conference Superintendent Dave Harvey on the EXCITING GROWTH that God is orchestrating throughout our conference churches (including right here at VBC !!)

Come and be SET APART by the Holy Spirit to WORSHIP HIM who is WORTHY !!

Other Exciting Happenings  !!

Upcoming Missionary visits:

Sept. 1 – Thom and Sherry Cahill, Tanzania

Sept. 15 – Ken and Letty Myers, Kenya

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

Last week, the world-wide Free Methodist Church met in Florida to celebrate who we are as a church and cast a vision for the future. 

You can listen to all the teachings from the week at the website below.   You will be inspired!   Go to www.gc19.org/live

***  Most recommended by Pastor Robin: Bishop David Roller, Bishop Matt Thomas (outgoing Bishops),  Keith Cowart (Bishop-elect)

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

LADIES  LADIES   LADIES !!!

JOIN THOUSANDS OF WOMEN IN SEEKING HIM FOR REVIVAL in a Live Simulcast- Hosted right here ar VBC !!!

 Seeking HIM, a conference from Revive Our Hearts. Speakers including Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, Mary Kassian, Dannah Gresh, and many more !!

They will open God’s Word to reveal the heart of true revival on Friday evening and all day Saturday !

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

It’s Time to Begin Collecting for OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD !!

Since 1993, Samaritan’s Purse has collected more than 168 million shoeboxes packed with toys and other fun items, and delivered them to boys and girls in need around the world in partnership with local churches. Many boys and girls who receive shoebox gifts also enroll in The Greatest Journey, our 12-lesson follow-up discipleship program, where they learn to follow Christ and share Him with others. Millions of boys and girls have participated in this dynamic course so far.  NOW is the time for us to begin COLLECTING ITEMS which we will later PACK into SHOEBOX GIFTS.

Here are items you can be on the LOOKOUT for now:

Small stuffed animals, Misc. accessories (hair ties/bows, sunglasses, jewelry …); Hygiene Items (brush/comb, bar soap, wash cloths, toothbrush, (no toothpaste allowed); and craft items.

There is a COLLECTION BOX in the church !  THANK YOU SO MUCH !!

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

Note to ALL Sunday Ministry Team members:  The MASTER SCHEDULE is now posted on the 1st BULLETIN BOARD in the hallway.  

Be sure to look and note your upcoming service dates.

  1. If you are not available on the date listed, please switch with someone ahead of time so this important ministry position can be filled. 
  2. If you switched or have been notified of a change by the ministry leader, please follow their schedule as this one may not reflect the most current changes.

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

Sunday’s Comin’ (8/4/19)

Dear VBC Family –

This week Pastor Ed will continue our study of the sermon we call the Book of Hebrews.

The author/preacher of this sermon has another “warning” for his flock that we surely need to heed in our own lives today

as many people continue to walk a “Tightrope” kind of Faith-walk.  What about YOU ?!

Come and find out for yourself as we EXALT our MIGHTY GOD – and WORSHIP HIM who is WORTHY !!

Other Exciting Happenings  !!

VBC Day of FASTING, PRAISE, and PRAYER !!

Hope you’ll join us this TUESDAY (August 6) by FASTING/PRAYING during the day – and then coming out to our 

PRAYER/PRAISE CELEBRATION at 6:30pm. 

TOGETHER, we will prepare our hearts to PRAISE GOD for HIS MANY BLESSINGS, 

as well as PRAY for our FAMILIES, COMMUNITIES, NATION, and CHURCH.

Upcoming Missionary visits:

Sept. 1 – Thom and Sherry Cahill, Tanzania

Sept. 15 – Ken and letty Myers, Kenya

Hope you’ll join us as we “Worship the Lord of the HARVEST” this Sunday !

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

Last week, the world-wide Free Methodist Church met in Florida to celebrate who we are as a church and cast a vision for the future. 

You can listen to all the teachings from the week at the website below.   You will be inspired!   Go to www.gc19.org/live

***  Most recommended by Pastor Robin: Bishop David Roller, Bishop Matt Thomas (outgoing Bishops),  Keith Cowart (Bishop-elect)

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

LADIES  LADIES   LADIES !!!

JOIN THOUSANDS OF WOMEN IN SEEKING HIM FOR REVIVAL in a Live Simulcast- Hosted right here ar VBC !!!

 Seeking HIM, a conference from Revive Our Hearts. Speakers including Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, Mary Kassian, Dannah Gresh, and many more !!

They will open God’s Word to reveal the heart of true revival on Friday evening and all day Saturday !

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

IMPORTANT NOTE re: LOCK CHANGES at VBC:

If you have yet to report re: VBC keys you have, please see Gregg Vurckio or Pastor Ed this week.

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

 

It’s Time to Begin Collecting for OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD !!

Since 1993, Samaritan’s Purse has collected more than 168 million shoeboxes packed with toys and other fun items, and delivered them to boys and girls in need around the world in partnership with local churches. Many boys and girls who receive shoebox gifts also enroll in The Greatest Journey, our 12-lesson follow-up discipleship program, where they learn to follow Christ and share Him with others. Millions of boys and girls have participated in this dynamic course so far.  NOW is the time for us to begin COLLECTING ITEMS which we will later PACK into SHOEBOX GIFTS.

Here are items you can be on the LOOKOUT for now:

Small stuffed animals, Misc. accessories (hair ties/bows, sunglasses, jewelry …); Hygiene Items (brush/comb, bar soap, wash cloths, toothbrush, (no toothpaste allowed); and craft items.

There is a COLLECTION BOX in the church !  THANK YOU SO MUCH !!

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


Note to ALL Sunday Ministry Team members:  The MASTER SCHEDULE is now posted on the 1st BULLETIN BOARD in the hallway.  

Be sure to look and note your upcoming service dates.

  1. If you are not available on the date listed, please switch with someone ahead of time so this important ministry position can be filled. 
  2. If you switched or have been notified of a change by the ministry leader, please follow their schedule as this one may not reflect the most current changes.

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

Sunday’s Comin’ (7/28/19)

This week Pastor Robin will be continuing our study of the sermon we call the Book of Hebrews.  She will finishing up chapter 5, challenging us to consider if we are yearning for “MILK, MEAT, or MATURITY.”

Come and find out for yourself as we EXALT our MIGHTY GOD – and WORSHIP HIM who is WORTHY !!

Other Exciting Happenings  !!

We’re still recovering (I mean reveling) in last week’s INCREDIBLE VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL !!!

“The Incredible RACE” was JAM PACKED with kids and their families – and we are SO THANKFUL !!

God did a MIGHTY WORK in MANY PEOPLE !!!

Our VBS STAFF was ABSOLUTELY AMAZING !!!

Continue to WELCOME:

Pieter and Alike Vandenbeukel (and family) of NYC, with Life in Messiah ministry.

While here in Sullivan County they will be conducting outreach in Jesus Name to our summer visitors.

Please be sure to warmly welcome them and PRAY for God’s favor upon them !

Upcoming Missionary visits:

Sept. 1 – Thom and Sherry Cahill, Tanzania

Sept. 15 – Ken and letty Myers, Kenya

Hope you’ll join us as we “Worship the Lord of the HARVEST” this Sunday !

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

Last week, the world-wide Free Methodist Church met in Florida to celebrate who we are as a church and cast a vision for the future. 

You can listen to all the teachings from the week at the website below.   You will be inspired!   Go to www.gc19.org/live

***  Most recommended by Pastor Robin: Bishop David Roller, Bishop Matt Thomas (outgoing Bishops),  Keith Cowart (Bishop-elect)

LADIES  LADIES   LADIES !!!

JOIN THOUSANDS OF WOMEN IN SEEKING HIM FOR REVIVAL in a Live Simulcast- Hosted right here ar VBC !!!

 Seeking HIM, a conference from Revive Our Hearts. Speakers including Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, Mary Kassian, Dannah Gresh, and many more !!

They will open God’s Word to reveal the heart of true revival on Friday evening and all day Saturday !

IMPORTANT NOTE re: LOCK CHANGES at VBC:

If you have yet to report re: VBC keys you have, please see Gregg Vurckio or Pastor Ed this week.

It’s Time to Begin Collecting for OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD !!

Since 1993, Samaritan’s Purse has collected more than 168 million shoeboxes packed with toys and other fun items, and delivered them to boys and girls in need around the world in partnership with local churches. Many boys and girls who receive shoebox gifts also enroll in The Greatest Journey, our 12-lesson follow-up discipleship program, where they learn to follow Christ and share Him with others. Millions of boys and girls have participated in this dynamic course so far.  NOW is the time for us to begin COLLECTING ITEMS which we will later PACK into SHOEBOX GIFTS.

Here are items you can be on the LOOKOUT for now:

Small stuffed animals, Misc. accessories (hair ties/bows, sunglasses, jewelry …); Hygiene Items (brush/comb, bar soap, wash cloths, toothbrush, (no toothpaste allowed); and craft items.

There is a COLLECTION BOX in the church !  THANK YOU SO MUCH !!

Note to ALL Sunday Ministry Team members:  The MASTER SCHEDULE is now posted on the 1st BULLETIN BOARD in the hallway.  

Be sure to look and note your upcoming service dates.

  1. If you are not available on the date listed, please switch with someone ahead of time so this important ministry position can be filled. 
  2. If you switched or have been notified of a change by the ministry leader, please follow their schedule as this one may not reflect the most current changes.

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

Sunday’s Comin’ (7/21/19)

Dear VBC Family –
This week we are excited to welcome PASTOR MATT RILEY to VBC.  
VBC supports the Missionary calling of Matt and his family who are doing great work in Asia !  
Come and hear what it’s like to preach Jesus 
in a place “you’re not really welcome” to do so.
 
Come and CELEBRATE the GOODNESS of GOD in your/our lives – and WORSHIP HIM who is WORTHY !!
 
 
Other Exciting Happenings  !!
What a WEEK we had at VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL !!!
“The Incredible RACE” was JAM PACKED with kids and their families !!
God did a MIGHTY WORK in MANY PEOPLE !!!
Our VBS STAFF was ABSOLUTELY AMAZING !!!
We are looking forward to sharing MORE with you on SUNDAY !!
WELCOME to:
Doug Pyle from Chosen People Ministries, NYC.  Doug is being hosted by Pastors Ed and Robin.
Pieter and Alike Vandenbeukel (and family) of NYC are staying at our parsonage for the next two weeks.
While here in Sullivan County they will be conducting outreach in Jesus Name to our summer visitors.
Please be sure to warmly welcome them and PRAY for God’s favor upon them !
Hope you’ll join us as we “Worship the Lord of the HARVEST” this Sunday !
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
IMPORTANT NOTE re: LOCK CHANGES at VBC:
For security purposes and ease of use for ministry leaders we have changed some locks at the church, and we need your cooperation:
1.  If you currently have keys to VBC please put your name on the KEY INVENTORY sheet in the narthex, and see Pastor Ed re: new locks.
2.  If you are in need of keys please add your name to the Key Inventory list and note that you need keys.
 
 
It’s Time to Begin Collecting for OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD !!
Since 1993, Samaritan’s Purse has collected more than 168 million shoeboxes packed with toys and other fun items, and delivered them to boys and girls in need around the world in partnership with local churches. Many boys and girls who receive shoebox gifts also enroll in The Greatest Journey, our 12-lesson follow-up discipleship program, where they learn to follow Christ and share Him with others. Millions of boys and girls have participated in this dynamic course so far.  NOW is the time for us to begin COLLECTING ITEMS which we will later PACK into SHOEBOX GIFTS.  
Here are items you can be on the LOOKOUT for now:
Small stuffed animals, Misc. accessories (hair ties/bows, sunglasses, jewelry …); Hygiene Items (brush/comb, bar soap, wash cloths, toothbrush, (no toothpaste allowed); and craft items. 
There is a COLLECTION BOX in the church !  THANK YOU SO MUCH !!
Note to ALL Sunday Ministry Team members:  The MASTER SCHEDULE is now posted on the 1st BULLETIN BOARD in the hallway.
Be sure to look and note your upcoming service dates.

1.   If you are not available on the date listed, please switch with someone ahead of time so this important ministry position can be filled. 

2.  If you switched or have been notified of a change by the ministry leader, please follow their schedule as this one may not reflect the most current changes. 
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

Sunday’s Comin’ (7/14/19)

Dear VBC Family –
The Lord lives! Praise be to my Rock! Exalted be God my Savior! (Psalm 18:46)
Come and declare God’s PRAISES !!

This week we’re going to PAUSE (from the Book of Hebrews) … and look BACK – in order to GIVE THANKS to the LORD
from Whom ALL Blessings come !
This week Pastor Ed will lead us into the Gospel of Luke as we CELEBRATE “Our Treasures in Heaven.”
Sure hope you’ll join us to see just how BLESSED we are, and how much of a BLESSING we are who call ourselves Vine & Branch Church !!

Other Exciting Happenings !!

It’s FINALLY HERE !!
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL begins on MONDAY !!!
“The Incredible RACE” will be held Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19 from 6 – 8:30pm.
We already have a record number of kids registered, but there is still time for you to make a difference by inviting a friend or neighbor !
Register TODAY or pick up an INVITE CARD at the Welcome Table !!!
Please PRAY for the MANY people ministering through VBS. May God give them EVERYTHING they need to share the LOVE of JESUS !!

WELCOME to:
Doug Pyle from Chosen People Ministries, NYC. Doug is being hosted by Pastors Ed and Robin for the next two weeks.
Pieter and Alike Vandenbeukel (and family) of NYC who will be hosted at our parsonage for the next three weeks.
While here in Sullivan County they will be conducting outreach in Jesus Name to our summer visitors.
Please be sure to warmly welcome them and PRAY for God’s favor upon them !

Hope you’ll join us as we “Worship the Lord of the HARVEST” this Sunday !
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

IMPORTANT NOTE re: LOCK CHANGES at VBC:
For security purposes and ease of use for ministry leaders we have changed some locks at the church, and we need your cooperation:
1. If you currently have keys to VBC please put your name on the KEY INVENTORY sheet in the narthex, and see Pastor Ed re: new locks.
2. If you are in need of keys please add your name to the Key Inventory list and note that you need keys.

It’s Time to Begin Collecting for OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD !!
Since 1993, Samaritan’s Purse has collected more than 168 million shoeboxes packed with toys and other fun items, and delivered them to boys and girls in need around the world in partnership with local churches. Many boys and girls who receive shoebox gifts also enroll in The Greatest Journey, our 12-lesson follow-up discipleship program, where they learn to follow Christ and share Him with others. Millions of boys and girls have participated in this dynamic course so far. NOW is the time for us to begin COLLECTING ITEMS which we will later PACK into SHOEBOX GIFTS.
Here are items you can be on the LOOKOUT for now:
Small stuffed animals, Misc. accessories (hair ties/bows, sunglasses, jewelry …); Hygiene Items (brush/comb, bar soap, wash cloths, toothbrush, (no toothpaste allowed); and craft items.
There is a COLLECTION BOX in the church ! THANK YOU SO MUCH !!

Note to ALL Sunday Ministry Team members: The MASTER SCHEDULE is now posted on the 1st BULLETIN BOARD in the hallway.
Be sure to look and note your upcoming service dates.

1. If you are not available on the date listed, please switch with someone ahead of time so this important ministry position can be filled.
2. If you switched or have been notified of a change by the ministry leader, please follow their schedule as this one may not reflect the most current changes.

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

Sunday’s Comin’ (7/7/19)

Dear VBC Family –
But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.   (I Peter 2:9)
Come and declare God’s PRAISES !!
 
As we continue our series on the Book of Hebrews, beginning chapter 5 t
his week, Pastor Robin will challenge us to recognize JESUS, our “HIGH PRIEST FOREVER.”  
JOIN Us and declare in your heart who Jesus really is to YOU.
Other exciting happenings this Sunday !!
This week we will CELEBRATE our INDEPENDENCE while declaring our DEPENDANCE on God !!
We will also CELEBRATE the LORD’S SUPPER together.
 
Hope you’ll join us as we “Worship Him who is WORTHY !”
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
IMPORTANT NOTE re: LOCK CHANGES at VBC:
For security purposes and ease of use for ministry leaders we have changed some locks at the church, and we need your cooperation:
1.  If you currently have keys to VBC please put your name on the KEY INVENTORY sheet in the narthex, and see Pastor Ed re: new locks.
2.  If you are in need of keys please add your name to the Key Inventory list and note that you need keys.
 
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL is COMING SOON !!!
“The Incredible RACE” will be held Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19 from 6 – 8:30pm.
We need YOU to help make this an incredible outreach ministry – please begin to invite friends and neighbors.  
We need YOU to INVITE a CHILD !!  Pick up an INVITE CARD this Sunday !!!
It’s Time to Begin Collecting for OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD !!
Since 1993, Samaritan’s Purse has collected more than 168 million shoeboxes packed with toys and other fun items, and delivered them to boys and girls in need around the world in partnership with local churches. Many boys and girls who receive shoebox gifts also enroll in The Greatest Journey, our 12-lesson follow-up discipleship program, where they learn to follow Christ and share Him with others. Millions of boys and girls have participated in this dynamic course so far.  NOW is the time for us to begin COLLECTING ITEMS which we will later PACK into SHOEBOX GIFTS.  
Here are items you can be on the LOOKOUT for now:
Small stuffed animals, Misc. accessories (hair ties/bows, sunglasses, jewelry …); Hygeine Items (brush/comb, bar soap, wash cloths, toothbrush, (no toothpaste allowed); and craft items. 
There is a COLLECTION BOX in the church !  THANK YOU SO MUCH !!
Note to ALL Sunday Ministry Team members:  The MASTER SCHEDULE is now posted on the 1st BULLETIN BOARD in the hallway.
Be sure to look and note your upcoming service dates.

1.   If you are not available on the date listed, please switch with someone ahead of time so this important ministry position can be filled. 

2.  If you switched or have been notified of a change by the ministry leader, please follow their schedule as this one may not reflect the most current changes. 
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

Sunday’s Comin’ (6/30/19)

Dear VBC Family –

I will sing the Lord’s praise, for he has been good to me. (Psalm 13:6)
There is SO MUCH to PRAISE the Lord for!!

** How many times have you asked the Lord to “lead you” ?

As we continue our series on the Book of Hebrews, finishing chapter 4 this week, Pastor Ed will challenge your thinking regarding “THE WALL” (probably NOT the one you’re thinking about right now). JOIN Us and see where you REALLY STAND when it comes to the “WALL”.

Other exciting happenings this Sunday !!

We will be welcoming new Youth and Adult Members into the FMC and VBC.

Hope you’ll join us as we “Worship Him with gladness !”
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IMPORTANT NOTE re: LOCK CHANGES at VBC:
For security purposes and ease of use for ministry leaders we have changed some locks at the church, and we need your cooperation:
1. If you currently have keys to VBC please put your name on the KEY INVENTORY sheet in the narthex, and see Pastor Ed re: new locks.
2. If you are in need of keys please add your name to the Key Inventory list and note that you need keys.

THANK YOU to ALL who have provided meals this past week for the GOGGIN family as they begin life with new baby Liam !!
Thank You for “loving others” in this way !

Please continue to keep our other “waiting moms and dads” in prayer 🙂

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL is COMING SOON !!!
“The Incredible RACE” will be held Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19 from 6 – 8:30pm.
We need YOU to help make this an incredible outreach ministry – please begin to invite friends and neighbors.
We need YOU to INVITE a CHILD !! Pick up an INVITE CARD this Sunday !!!

It’s Time to Begin Collecting for OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD !!
Since 1993, Samaritan’s Purse has collected more than 168 million shoeboxes packed with toys and other fun items, and delivered them to boys and girls in need around the world in partnership with local churches. Many boys and girls who receive shoebox gifts also enroll in The Greatest Journey, our 12-lesson follow-up discipleship program, where they learn to follow Christ and share Him with others. Millions of boys and girls have participated in this dynamic course so far. NOW is the time for us to begin COLLECTING ITEMS which we will later PACK into SHOEBOX GIFTS.

Here are items you can be on the LOOKOUT for now:

Small stuffed animals, Misc. accessories (hair ties/bows, sunglasses, jewelry …); Hygeine Items (brush/comb, bar soap, wash cloths, toothbrush, (no toothpaste allowed); and craft items.
There is a COLLECTION BOX in the church ! THANK YOU SO MUCH !!

Note to ALL Sunday Ministry Team members: The MASTER SCHEDULE is now posted on the 1st BULLETIN BOARD in the hallway.
Be sure to look and note your upcoming service dates.

1. If you are not available on the date listed, please switch with someone ahead of time so this important ministry position can be filled.
2. If you switched or have been notified of a change by the ministry leader, please follow their schedule as this one may not reflect the most current changes.

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

Sunday’s Comin’ (6/23/19)

Dear VBC Family –

Worship the Lord with gladness; come before Him with joyful songs. (Psalm 100:2)

There is SO MUCH to WORSHIP the Lord for!!
** This week Pastor Robin will continue our series on the Book of Hebrews.
She will challenge us to “Enter God’s Rest” by cherishing “The Book of LIFE !”

THREE other exciting happenings this Sunday !!
1. We will be serenaded by our Children’s Church Choir under the direction of Rebecca Clark.
2. We will celebrate THREE adult BAPTISMS !
Come and support your Brother and Sisters in Christ !
3. We will be saying FAREWELL to Rosemary Bradley as this will be her final SUnday at VBC before leaving
for her new position as High School Principal in Jamestwon, NY.
(Don’t tell Pastor Ed, but word is there will be a FELLOWSSHIP & GOODIES after church !)

Hope you’ll join us as we “Worship Him with gladness !”
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Welcome to LIAM TIMOTHY GOGGIN who arrived this week at a healthy 9 lbs. 9oz.
CONGRATS to Shannon and Shaughn and big sister Addy – all are doing great !

How Can you be a Blessing to the Goggins? – So glad you asked 🙂
From Rita DeMayo:
Shaughn and Shannon Goggin have welcomed a new baby boy to their family. I’m putting together a list of who can prepare dinners for the family. (I know when I was laid up, these meals meant the world to my family and I). They have a young daughter, Addy and the two of them. Dietary restrictions are that Shannon does not eat mayonnaise or ranch dressing. They live over by Villa Roma, but we might have a way of delivering, if you drop off at the church. We’d love to cover two weeks with meals every other night. They are coming home Friday and we have Saturday and Sunday covered.
Please contact RITA at 796-6078 so I can compile a list. Thank you so much for your servant hearts !! God Bless. Rita

Please continue to keep our other “waiting moms and dads” in prayer 🙂

VBC Day of FASTING, PRAYER, and PRAISE !!!
Hope you’ll join us this TUESDAY (June 25) by FASTING/PRAYING during the day – and then coming out to our
PRAYER/PRAISE CELEBRATION at 6:30pm.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL !!!
“The Incredible RACE” will be held Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19 from 6 – 8:30pm.
We need YOU to help make this an incredible outreach ministry – please begin to invite friends and neighbors.
We need YOU to help pull it off – see Katie Martin to get involved 🙂
There will be a VBS Organizational meeting right after church this Sunday in the Fellowship Hall.

It’s Time to Begin Collecting for OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD !!
Since 1993, Samaritan’s Purse has collected more than 168 million shoeboxes packed with toys and other fun items, and delivered them to boys and girls in need around the world in partnership with local churches. Many boys and girls who receive shoebox gifts also enroll in The Greatest Journey, our 12-lesson follow-up discipleship program, where they learn to follow Christ and share Him with others. Millions of boys and girls have participated in this dynamic course so far. NOW is the time for us to begin COLLECTING ITEMS which we will later PACK into SHOEBOX GIFTS.
Here are items you can be on the LOOKOUT for now:
Small stuffed animals, Misc. accessories (hair ties/bows, sunglasses, jewelry …); Hygeine Items (brush/comb, bar soap, wash cloths, toothbrush, (no toothpaste allowed); and craft items.
There is a COLLECTION BOX in the church ! THANK YOU SO MUCH !!

Note to ALL Sunday Ministry Team members: The MASTER SCHEDULE is now posted on the 1st BULLETIN BOARD in the hallway.
Be sure to look and note your upcoming service dates.

1. If you are not available on the date listed, please switch with someone ahead of time so this important ministry position can be filled.
2. If you switched or have been notified of a change by the ministry leader, please follow their schedule as this one may not reflect the most current changes.

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