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Sunday’s Comin’ (5/19/19)

Dear VBC Family –
 
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
Join us Sunday as we gather to give GLORY to the WORTHY one !!

This week Pastor Ed will continue our series on the Book of Hebrews.  This week He will share on the COMPELLING URGENCY of OBEDIENCE to our Lord !!
Join us as we give GLORY to Jesus !
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. 
Sunday School continues this week !!  Sure hope to see you there 🙂
If you participated last week in our MOM’S DAY PHOTO-BOOTH – 
be sure to pick up your FREE photo !!  
(THANK YOU GRACE and MOLLY DOWE for doing this for us !!!)
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Prayer Needed:
Please pray for Diane Rielly as she recovers from recent surgery.  Please pray that she would receive relief from the post-surgery pain, as well as healing.
May God make His presence known to her as she rests, and that He guides her toward the next steps.
Please pray for Paul Minton as he is facing surgery next Wednesday to remove several lymph nodes.  Pray for God’s presence with the surgeons, as well as for His mighty care and healing upon Paul.
Interested in MEMBERSHIP at VBC ?
Pastor Ed will be presenting the Considering Membership Module during the Sunday School hour from 9:15 -10:00.
The class dates are May 26th, June 2nd, and June 9th.   Email or see Pastor Ed to be included.
 
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 will be a COLLECTION BOX in the church !  THANK YOU SO MUCH !!
ATTEND CHRISTIAN SUMMER CAMP at Spruce Lake !!
This is a GREAT opportunity for your child’s FAITH, wholesome FELLOWSHIP, and a pile of FUN !!!
Grab an information sheet from the back table that includes dates/ages for campers.  
(Camps are filling up fast – register soon to get a spot secured !)
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

Edward J. Sostak

Pastor, Vine and Branch Church
A Free Methodist Congregation
 

Our Mission is to …

Love God, Love Others, and Make Disciples … who love God, love others, and make Disciples …

VBC Vision:  Our desire is to …

Be a Healthy Biblical Community, that brings the Light of Jesus into our communities, through the foundational truths of God’s Word, Spirit-filled worship, and fervent prayer.

PO Box 528      2535 Rt. 52 West
Liberty, NY  12754
Office:  (845) 292-5227
Cell:     (845) 807-2259
Like us on FaceBook !

Sunday’s Comin’ (5/12/19)

Dear VBC Family –
Praise the Lord, my soul. Lord my God, you are very great; you are clothed with splendor and MAJESTY.  Psalm 104:1
Join us Sunday as we gather to give GLORY to the MAJESTIC one !!

 

This week Pastor Ed will continue our series on the Book of Hebrews.  This week He will share on the MAJESTY of our Lord !!
Join us as we give GLORY to Jesus in ALL His MAJESTY!
Sunday School continues this week !!  Sure hope to see you there 🙂
This special MOM’S DAY we will welcome all with a special
 PHOTO-BOOTH opportunity!!  
Come with a pretty SMILE and stop by for your FREE individual or family photo!!   
(No, this is not a solicitation of any kind – just a special THANK YOU to ALL the SPECIAL “MOMS !”)
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REMINDERS – 
Hey “Younger Moms” and moms to be 🙂 – don’t forget to join us this Saturday for the “Younger” Moms Day to be PAMPERED !!
         (6pm to 8pm at VBC)
Interested in MEMBERSHIP at VBC ?
Pastor Ed will be presenting the Considering Membership Module during the Sunday School hour from 9:15 -10:00.
The class dates are May 26th, June 2nd, and June 9th.   Contact Pastor Ed to be included.
ATTEND CHRISTIAN SUMMER CAMP at Spruce Lake !!
This is a GREAT opportunity for your child’s FAITH, wholesome FELLOWSHIP, and a pile of FUN !!!
Grab an information sheet from the back table that includes dates/ages for campers.
Scholarships are available from VBC to assist families – see the form attached to the camp info. sheet.
***  (All scholarship applications are due THIS SUNDAY, May 12th).
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’ (5/5/19)


Dear VBC Family –
Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth!  (Psalm 8:1)
Join us Sunday as we gather to give GLORY to the Name above ALL names !!
Welcome HOME ladies – you were GREATLY missed !!
 
This week Pastor Robin will begin our new series on the Book of Hebrews.  Join us as we give GLORY to “Christ, the One and Only !”
 
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REMINDERS – 
Sunday School is BACK ON this week !!  Sure hope to see you there 🙂
May 4 – GRIEFSHARE Ministry begins a new session this SATURDAY ! (10 – 12 VBC Office)
 
May 8 – VBC Day of Fasting and Prayer with a PRAISE/PRAYER Service at 6:30pm.
 
May 11 – “Younger” Moms Day to be PAMPERED !!  (6pm to 8pm at VBC)
                 (Not too late – email me back or let us know by this Sunday if you want to be included 🙂
Interested in MEMBERSHIP at VBC ?
Pastor Ed will be presenting the Considering Membership Module during the Sunday School hour from 9:15 -10:00.
The class dates are May 26th, June 2nd, and June 9th.   Contact Pastor Ed to be included.
ATTEND CHRISTIAN SUMMER CAMP at Spruce Lake !!
This is a GREAT opportunity for your child’s FAITH, wholesome FELLOWSHIP, and a pile of FUN !!!
Grab an information sheet from the back table that includes dates/ages for campers.  
Scholarships are available from VBC to assist families – see the form attached to the camp info. sheet.
***  (All scholarship applications are due in the VBC office by May 12th).
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


Edward J. Sostak

Pastor, Vine and Branch Church
A Free Methodist Congregation
 

Our Mission is to …

Love God, Love Others, and Make Disciples … who love God, love others, and make Disciples …

VBC Vision:  Our desire is to …

Be a Healthy Biblical Community, that brings the Light of Jesus into our communities, through the foundational truths of God’s Word, Spirit-filled worship, and fervent prayer.

PO Box 528      2535 Rt. 52 West
Liberty, NY  12754
Office:  (845) 292-5227
Cell:     (845) 807-2259
Like us on FaceBook !

Sunday’s Comin’ (4/28/19)

Dear VBC Family –
Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker.
Join us Sunday as we gather to WORSHIP the RISEN King !!
Ever have a “WOOPS” moment ?  This week Pastor Ed will share about a couple Disciples who had their fair share !!
Come and be challenged to let the Redeemer of our souls meet us in the midst of our “woops’es !”
 
LADIES – May the Lord Bless you MIGHTILY as over 30 of you attend the Conference Women’s Retreat at Spruce Lake !!
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REMINDER – We are NOT having Sunday School this week.
THIS SUNDAY is the 25th Annual FIDDLEFEST in support of the Sullivan County Pregnancy Support Center !
It will run from 2 – 6 at the Neversink Fire Hall.  
There will be LOTS of great music and fellowship – as well as food (including TAKE-OUT pulled pork, ribs, … !!
Hope you will stop in to support the ministry of the SCPSC !
 
Save these Dates !
ATTEND CHRISTIAN SUMMER CAMP at Spruce Lake !!
This is a GREAT opportunity for your child’s FAITH, wholesome FELLOWSHIP, and a pile of FUN !!!
Grab an information sheet from the back table that includes dates/ages for campers.  
Scholarships are available from VBC to assist families – see the form attached to the camp info. sheet.
(All scholarship applications are due in the VBC office by May 12th).
May 4 – GRIEFSHARE Ministry begins a new session (10 – 12 VBC Office)
May 11 – “Younger” Moms Day to be PAMPERED !!  (6pm to 8pm at VBC)
July 28-30 – Together Family Conference at Kalahari Resort  (https://www.togetherfamilyconference.com/)
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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

 

 

SONday’s Comin’ (04/21/19)

Dear VBC Family –
33 “We are going up to Jerusalem,” Jesus said, “and the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and the teachers of the law.
They will condemn him to death and will hand him over to the Gentiles, 34 who will mock him and spit on him, flog him and kill him.
Three days later he will rise.”   (Mark 10:33-34)
 
Join us Sunday as we gather to WORSHIP the RISEN King !!
Join us for an exciting EASTER WEEK !
     Thursday April 18 – Christ in the Seder COMMUNION SERVICE at 7pm in the FELLOWSHIP HALL.
     Friday April 19 – Multi-church Good Friday Service at VBC at 7pm.
     Easter SON Rise Service – Walnut Mtn. Park (6:15am)
          (There will NOT be Sunday School on Easter Sunday)
     Easter BREAKFAST at VBC following the SON Rise Service
     Easter WORSHIP CELEBRATION at VBC at 10:30am.
 
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ATTEND CHRISTIAN SUMMER CAMP at Spruce Lake !! 
This is a GREAT opportunity for your child’s FAITH, wholesome FELLOWSHIP, and a pile of FUN !!!
Grab an information sheet from the back table that includes dates/ages for campers.  
Scholarships are available from VBC to assist families – see the form attached to the camp info. sheet.
Save these Dates:
April 26-28 – Acts 12:24 Conference FMC Women’s Retreat at Spruce Lake Retreat Center
April 28 – SCPSC Fiddle-Fest Fundraiser at the Neversink Fire Hall  (2-6pm)
May 4 – GRIEFSHARE Ministry begins a new session (10 – 12 VBC Office)
May 11 – “Younger” Moms Day to be PAMPERED !!  (6pm to 8pm at VBC)
July 28-30 – Together Family Conference at Kalahari Resort  (https://www.togetherfamilyconference.com/)
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Note:  There will NOT be Sunday School on April 21 and April 28.
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 Coming (4/14/19)

Dear VBC Family –
They took palm branches and went out to meet Him, shouting, “Hosanna!” “Blessed is He who comes
in the Name of the Lord!” “Blessed is the King of Israel!” (John 12:13)
Join us Sunday as we gather to WORSHIP the King !!

This week Pastor Robin will conclude our “Journey Through Lent” as we celebrate Jesus entry into Jerusalem on “Palm Sunday.”
Come and be challenged to “See if you REALLY Understand” this King !?
This Sunday we are also excited to share in the Dedication of Madysen and Myla Rielly to the Lord !! (Come and support their mom Rebecca, and very proud grandparents Diane and Rick.)

*** Parents – This Sunday our Sunday School kids will be performing a few songs during the 10:30 Service !!
Please have them here on time to prepare 🙂 Here are links to the songs if they would like to practice the hand motions at home:
Miracle of Love and Happy Day

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Save these Dates !

Join us for an exciting EASTER WEEK !
Thursday April 18 – Christ in the Seder COMMUNION SERVICE at 7pm
Friday April 19 – Multi-church Good Friday Service at VBC at 7pm.
Easter SON Rise Service – Walnut Mtn. Park (6:15am)
(There will NOT be Sunday School on Easter Sunday)
Easter BREAKFAST at VBC following the SON Rise Service
Easter WORSHIP CELEBRATION at VBC at 10:30am.

ATTEND CHRISTIAN SUMMER CAMP at Spruce Lake !!
This is a GREAT opportunity for your child’s FAITH, wholesome FELLOWSHIP, and a pile of FUN !!!
Grab an information sheet from the back table that includes dates/ages for campers.
Scholarships are available from VBC to assist families – see the form attached to the camp info. sheet.

April 26-28 – Acts 12:24 Conference FMC Women’s Retreat at Spruce Lake Retreat Center
April 28 – SCPSC Fiddle-Fest Fundraiser at the Neversink Fire Hall (2-6pm)
May 4 – GRIEFSHARE Ministry begins a new session (10 – 12 VBC Office)
May 11 – “Younger” Moms Day to be PAMPERED !! (6pm to 8pm at VBC)
July 28-30 – Together Family Conference at Kalahari Resort (https://www.togetherfamilyconference.com/)

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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 🙂

Note: There will NOT be Sunday School on April 21 and April 28.

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’ (4/7/19)

Dear VBC Family –

Splendor and majesty are before Him; strength and glory are in His sanctuary.     (Psalm 96:6)

Join us Sunday as we gather to WORSHIP the MAJESTIC One !!

This week Pastor Ed will continue our “Journey Through Lent” on our way to Easter Sunday.

Come and be challenged to NOT “put off till tomorrow what you can do TODAY.”

***  Parents – on Sunday, April 14th, our Sunday School kids will be performing a few songs during the 10:30 Service !!

Here are links to the songs if they would like to practice the hand motions at home:       Miracle of Love   and   Happy Day

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UPCOMING LEARNING MODULES  (See Bulletin for more info.)

(To be held during Sunday School from 9 – 10am)

Seeking Baptism  (4/7)

Considering Membership at VBC  (5/5, 5/12, and 5/19)

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Save these Dates !

April 9 – Moms and Kids Playgroup

Join us for an exciting EASTER WEEK !

Thursday April 18 – Christ in the Seder Presentation at 7pm

Friday April 19 – Multi-church Good Friday Service at VBC at 7pm.

Easter SON Rise Service – Walnut Mtn. Park (time TBD)

     (There will NOT be Sunday School on Easter Sunday)

Easter BREAKFAST at VBC following the SON Rise Service

Easter WORSHIP CELEBRATION at VBC at 10:30am.

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

April 28 – SCPSC Fiddle-Fest Fundraiser at the Neversink Fire Hall  (2-6pm)

May 4 – GRIEFSHARE Ministry begins a new session (10 – 12 VBC Office)

May 11 – “Younger” Moms Day to be PAMPERED !!  (Save the date – more info. soon !!)

July 28-30 – Together Family Conference at Kalahari Resort  (https://www.togetherfamilyconference.com/)

More information on a VBC discount coming soon – pick up a brochure this week.

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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  :)

 

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’ (3/31/19)

Dear VBC Family –

And He will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.     (Isaiah 9:6)

Join us Sunday as we gather to WORSHIP the WONDERFUL, MIGHTY, EVERLASTING, PRINCE !!!

This week Pastor Robin will continue our “Journey Through Lent” on our way to Easter Sunday.

Come and see how God has invited ALL to the BANQUET TABLE.  The question is – WILL YOU COME !?!?!?

Sure hope you’ll join us as on this TRANSFORMATIONAL JOURNEY through the Gospel of Luke together.

***  Parents – on Sunday, April 14th, our Sunday School kids will be performing a few songs during the 10:30 Service !!

Here are links to the songs if they would like to practice the hand motions at home:       Miracle of Love   and   Happy Day

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UPCOMING LEARNING MODULES  (See Bulletin for more info.)

(To be held during Sunday School from 9 – 10am)

Exploring Christianity  (3/24 and 3/31)

Seeking Baptism  (4/7)

Considering Membership at VBC  (5/5, 5/12, and 5/19)

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Save these Dates !

April 3 – VBC Day of FASTING and PRAYER (Corporate Prayer Service at 7pm)

April 9 – Moms and Kids Playgroup

Join us for an exciting EASTER WEEK !

Thursday April 18 – Christ in the Seder Presentation at 7pm

Friday April 19 – Multi-church Good Friday Service at VBC at 7pm.

Easter SON Rise Service – Walnut Mtn. Park (time TBD)

     (There will NOT be Sunday School on Easter Sunday)

Easter BREAKFAST at VBC following the SON Rise Service

Easter WORSHIP CELEBRATION at VBC at 10:30am.

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

May 11 – “Younger” Moms Day to be PAMPERED !!  (Save the date – more info. soon !!)

July 28-30 – Together Family Conference at Kalahari Resort  (https://www.togetherfamilyconference.com/)

More information on a VBC discount coming soon – pick up a brochure this week.

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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  :)

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’ (3/24/19)

Dear VBC Family –

And He will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.     (Isaiah 9:6)

Join us Sunday as we gather to WORSHIP the WONDERFUL, MIGHTY, EVERLASTING, PRINCE !!!

This week Pastor Ed will continue our “Journey Through Lent” on our way to Easter Sunday.

Come and see if you have any STINKIN THINKIN getting in the way of you being ALL GOD is OFFERING YOU TO BE this Resurrection Day !!

Sure hope you’ll join us as we take this TRANSFORMATIONAL JOURNEY through the Gospel of Luke together.

****  PLEASE PRAY for Madysen Rielly.  She was admitted to Orange Regional earlier today with complications from the flu and pneumonia.

Please pray for God’s special healing hand upon her !!!

Attention TEENS and PARENTS!!

This SUNDAY NIGHT at 5:00 is our next YOUTH GROUP meeting !!  Hope to see you there !!!

On Sunday, April 14th, our Sunday School kids will be performing a few songs during the 10:30 Service !!

Here are links to the songs if they would like to practice the hand motions at home:       Miracle of Love   and   Happy Day

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UPCOMING LEARNING MODULES  (See Bulletin for more info.)

(To be held during Sunday School from 9 – 10am)

Exploring Christianity  (3/24 and 3/31)

Seeking Baptism  (4/7)

Considering Membership at VBC  (5/5, 5/12, and 5/19)

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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 !

April 3 – VBC Day of FASTING and PRAYER (Corporate Prayer Service at 7pm)

April 9 – Moms and Kids Playgroup

Join us for an exciting EASTER WEEK !

Thursday April 18 – Christ in the Seder Presentation at 7pm

Friday April 19 – Multi-church Good Friday Service at VBC at 7pm.

Easter SON Rise Service – Walnut Mtn. Park (time TBD)

     (There will NOT be Sunday School on Easter Sunday)

Easter BREAKFAST at VBC following the SON Rise Service

Easter WORSHIP CELEBRATION at VBC at 10:30am.

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

May 11 – “Younger” Moms Day to be PAMPERED !!  (Save the date – more info. soon !!)

July 28-30 – Together Family Conference at Kalahari Resort  (https://www.togetherfamilyconference.com/)

More information on a VBC discount coming soon – pick up a brochure this week.

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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’ (3/17/2019)

Dear VBC Family –

Praise the Lord. Praise God in His sanctuary; praise Him in His mighty heavens. Praise Him for His acts of power; 

praise Him for His surpassing greatness.  (Psalm 150)

Join us Sunday as we gather to WORSHIP “Him who is worthy of our PRAISE !”

This week Pastor Robin will continue our Series on “A Journey Through Lent” which will lead us all the way to Resurrection Sunday !

Sure hope you’ll join us as we take a TRANSFORMATIONAL JOURNEY through the Gospel of Luke together.

Advanced WEATHER REPORT – it will be a GREAT DAY to COME and WORSHIP the LORD !!

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UPCOMING LEARNING MODULES  (See Bulletin for more info.)

(To be held during Sunday School from 9 – 10am)

Exploring Christianity  (3/24 and 3/31)

Seeking Baptism  (4/7)

Considering Membership at VBC  (5/5, 5/12, and 5/19)

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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 !

March 19th – Leadership Series – part 3

March 24th Youth Group at 5:00pm

April 3 – VBC Day of FASTING and PRAYER (Corporate Prayer Service at 7pm)

April 9 – Moms and Kids Playgroup

Join us for an exciting EASTER WEEK !

Thursday April 18 – Christ in the Seder Presentation at 7pm

Friday April 19 – Multi-church Good Friday Service at VBC at 7pm.

Easter SON Rise Service – Walnut Mtn. Park (time TBD)

     (There will NOT be Sunday School on Easter Sunday)

Easter BREAKFAST at VBC following the SON Rise Service

Easter WORSHIP CELEBRATION at VBC at 10:30am.

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

May 11 – “Younger” Moms Day to be PAMPERED !!  (Save the date – more info. soon !!)

July 28-30 – Together Family Conference at Kalahari Resort  (https://www.togetherfamilyconference.com/)

More information on a VBC discount coming soon – pick up a brochure this week.

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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 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