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Sunday’s Comin’ (11/09/18)

Dear VBC Family –

But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.”       (Joshua 24:15)

Join us this week as Pastor Robin shares what it means for ALL of US to BE the CHURCH God has called us to be at VBC !

We ALL have a part in God’s Church !!

Hope you had a chance as a FAMILY to share in the NOVEMBER THANKS-Giving devotional as we help support the work of WMI Projects around the world. We are SO THANKFUL for a church (YOU !) that allows God to use them to reach THOSE IN NEED FAR beyond their walls !!

(If you missed last Sunday – pick up your NOVEMBER THANKS-Giving devotional this week.)

Hope you’ll join us this Sunday as we declare HOW WORTHY OUR GOD IS !!

SUNDAY SCHOOL is BLESSING MANY and it’s not too late for you 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 will team 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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OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD Shoe-Box Gifts are due THIS Sunday !!

Thank you for being a part of SHARING the LOVE of JESUS with children (and their families) as they come to know THE GREATEST GIFT of ALL through a simple shoe-box gift.

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LADIES !  LADIES !!  

Sure hope you’re planning to attend the Daughters of the King ministry BREAKFAST this Saturday at 9am !

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Interested in being BAPTIZED or becoming a MEMBER of VBC ?

See one of the Pastors THIS WEEK and we will include you in our upcoming class.

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Hope to 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’ (11/4/18)

Dear VBC Family –

Pastor Ed will continue our study of Paul’s 1st Letter to the Thessalonians – unpacking Paul’s instruction in chapter 4 to “Love more and more.”

Hope you’ll join us this Sunday in Worship !

Bless our God you peoples; make the voice of His praise be heard; 

Who holds our souls in life, and will not allow our feet to slip.  (Psalm 66:7-8)

SUNDAY SCHOOL is BLESSING MANY and it’s not too late for you 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 will team 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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IT’S TIME !!  (literally) – to turn your CLOCKS BACK on Saturday night 🙂

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OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD Shoe-Box Gifts are due the next two Sundays !!

Thank you for LOVING OTHERS in this way !!

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Hope to 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’ (10/28/18)

Dear VBC Family –

Hope you’ll join us this Sunday as we WORSHIP the LORD who is worthy of all PRAISE !!

Pastor Robin will continue our study of Paul’s 1st Letter to the Thessalonians – sharing on “The WILL of GOD for YOUR LIFE !” as we dig into chapter 4 of I Thessalonians.

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IT’S ALMOST Here !!! (and it’s NOT TOO LATE to join in 🙂

The MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT DATE NIGHT via live simulcast of FIGHT NIGHT at VBC !!!

Date/Time:   Thursday, November 1

7:30 – 10:00pm

Cost:     $ 10.00 per couple

Lets’ face it, all couples fight. Learn how to fight a Good Fight !

Join us for a fun event filled with humor, fresh insight, and new strategies for your relationship.

Fight Night; How to Fight Fair is for everyone – newlyweds, “oldyweds,” seriously dating, engaged couples – anyone wanting to make a good relationship great.

SIGN UP THIS SUNDAY and BLESS someone else by INVITING THEM  !!

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SUNDAY SCHOOL is off and running and it’s not too late for you 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 will team 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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Hope to 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’ (10/21/18)

Dear VBC Family –

Hope you’ll join us this Sunday for DIAKONEO DAY 2018 !!  We will begin by WORSHIPING the LORD who is worthy of all PRAISE – then head out and LOVE OTHERS through serving.  Pastor Ed will continue our study of Paul’s 1st Letter to the Thessalonians – sharing “From The HEART”  as we dig into chapter 3 of I Thessalonians.

Hope to see you all on Sunday as we gather together to WORSHIP Him who is WORTHY !!

*****    NOTE:  SCHEDULE CHANGE !!

Worship at 9:00am (no Sunday School)

Diakoneo Day 10:00 – 12:15

Lunch served at 12:30

***  See BELOW for your assignment.  If you don’t see your name email us and we will place you.

Wear OUTDOOR clothes, bring work gloves – and if you have any of the TOOLS listed please bring them  🙂

2018 Diakoneo Day

Projects and Teams

 

Project # 1  – Swan Lake

(Weedwacking, general cleanup)

Need:  Weedwackers (maybe more than one), gloves, weeding tools

Leader:  Frank DeMayo

John Blauvelt

Blue Sparks

Bob Curry

Carol Liciago

Kathy Jennings

Project # 2  – Liberty

(Weedwacking, gardening, house organizing, minor repairs)

Need:  Weed wacker, gloves, gardening tools, general carpentry tools

Leader:  Ricky Nichols

Evelyn Raymond

Nancy Marks

Ricky Martin

Jane Senor

Nancy DeVault

Project # 3 – Liberty

(Cutting and Stacking wood )

Need:  Gloves

Leader – Cory Turner

Dwayne Turner

Zach Turner

Ralph Bressler

Shane Weed

Project # 4  – Liberty

(Removal of air conditioners, putting glass in storm doors, yard work)

Need:  Gloves, rakes, (muscles)

Leader – Rita DeMayo

Kathy and Mark Markowski

Cindy Bressler

Claudio Lubrano

Joan Patterson

Project # 5  – Liberty

(Yard work, trim hedges, move stacked logs, mow lawn)

Need:  Lawn mower, hedge trimmer, wear boots, gloves.

Leader – Tom Nolan

Dean Davis

Ison Patterson

Project # 6 Baking Blessings !  (@ VBC)

(Making cookie platters to Bless Liberty PD, NYS Police, Teachers …)

Leader – Marion Nichols

Christy Mann

Delcye Kelz

Barbara Edwards

Deb Marvel

Diane Strysko

Erin Wingert

Project # 7  – Liberty

(Trim hedges, yard work)

Need:  Hedge Trimmers, gloves

Leader – Tom Nolan

Dean Davis

Ison Patterson

Project # 8   Hanofee Park and Walnut Mtn. Park

(Clean trails, pick-up garbage, distribute painted rocks)

Need:  Gloves, garbage bags

Leader – Kate DeMayo

Dave Phillips

Robbie Phillips

Caleb Phillips

Savannah Weed

Max Turner

Children:  Rebecca and Dave Philips, Evelyn Allison, Luke Turner, Seth Freeman, Patrick Allison, Myles Mann, Caleb Reed, Steven and Ben DeVault

 

Love you ALL – 

YOU are such a BLESSING !!

Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (10/14/18)

Dear VBC Family –

Hope you’ll join us this Sunday as Pastor Robin continues our study of Paul’s 1st Letter to the Thessalonians.  She will encourage the church to follow in the footsteps of their Brothers and Sisters in Thessalonica in truly LOVING the Word of God !  (I Thessalonians 2:10-20)

Hope to see you all on Sunday as we gather together to WORSHIP Him who is WORTHY !!

SUNDAY SCHOOL is off and running and it’s not too late for you 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 -7th ;  and Senior High 9th -12th

Pastor Robin and Ralph Bressler will team 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  :)

PRAYER NEEDED:

Please continue to pray for a FULL recovery for Al Hall.  He continues his therapy at Achieve in Liberty.  Stop by to see him or give him a call on his cell 798-7552 !!

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SIGN UP THIS WEEK for Diakoneo Day  – to be held on Sunday, October 21st !!

Diakoneo (to “serve”) is a day set aside where we take our regular Sunday Worship time and go out and serve our community !  It not only shows our community the LOVE of JESUS (Jesus said, I did not come to be served, but to SERVE others…) – it’s also a wonderful opportunity to get to know your fellow VBC-ers !!

Note schedule change for Sunday 21st:  We will have a time of Worship for all from 9:00 – 10:00 – then head out into the community from 10-12:30 – and join back at VBC for lunch together !!  (We will NOT have Sunday School that day.)

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MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT DATE NIGHT via live simulcast of FIGHT NIGHT at VBC !!!

Date/Time:   Thursday, November 1

7:30 – 10:00pm

Cost:     $ 10.00 per couple

Lets’ face it, all couples fight. Learn how to fight a Good Fight !

Join us for a fun event filled with humor, fresh insight, and new strategies for your relationship.

Fight Night; How to Fight Fair is for everyone – newlyweds, “oldyweds,” seriously dating, engaged couples – anyone wanting to make a good relationship great.

SIGN UP THIS SUNDAY to reserve your spot !

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Love you ALL – 

YOU are such a BLESSING !!

Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (10/06/18)

Dear VBC Family –

Hope you’ll join us this Sunday as Pastor Ed continues our study of Paul’s 1st Letter to the Thessalonians.  He will encourage the church to fulfill the ROLE that ALL Believers are supposed to fulfill – the role of __________ . (you’ll have to come Sunday to get the answer  🙂

Also – this Sunday we are delighted to share in the Child DEDICATION of Miss Brynn Bressler, welcome some very special friends of VBC who will share Special Music, as well as partake in the LORD’S SUPPER.

What a GREAT DAY to come and WORSHIP the LORD !

Note:  Last Sunday we celebrated FREEDOM SUNDAY with our of Brother and Sister FM churches around the world.  FREEDOM SUNDAY is a special day set aside to remind us all that there are still many people around the world held in captivity and bondage, and as Free Methodists we need to continue to champion FREEDOM FOR ALL !   Several of you asked how you can still contribute to the SPECIAL OFFERING in support of this year’s “freedom” initiatives – just make your checks out to VBC with a note “For Freedom Sunday.”

Hope to see you all on Sunday as we gather together to WORSHIP Him who is WORTHY !!

We are in need of PAPER TOWEL TUBES for a Children’s Church project.  Please bring on Sunday  🙂

SUNDAY SCHOOL is off and running and it’s not too late for you 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 -7th ;  and Senior High 9th -12th

Pastor Robin and Ralph Bressler will team 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  :)

PRAYER NEEDED:

Please continue to pray for a FULL recovery for Al Hall.  He continues his therapy at Achieve in Liberty.  Stop by to see him or give him a call !!

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Diakoneo Day will be held on Sunday, October 21st !!

Diakoneo (to “serve”) is a day set aside where we take our regular Sunday Worship time and go out and serve our community !  Rita Demayo and Tom Nolan are coordinating a number of projects that ALL will be able to assist with.  It not only shows our community the LOVE of JESUS(Jesus said, I did not come to be served, but to SERVE others…) – it’s also a wonderful opportunity to get to know your fellow VBC-ers.

Note schedule change:  We will have a time of Worship for all from 9:00 – 10:00 – then head out into the community from 10-12:30 – and join back at VBC for lunch together !!  (We will NOT have Sunday School that day.)

If you know of someone in our community that could use a little help (yard work, small repair, cleanup, winter prep, …) see Rita or Tom asap.

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MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT DATE NIGHT via live simulcast of FIGHT NIGHT at VBC !!!

Date/Time:   Thursday, November 1

7:30 – 10:00pm

Cost:     $ 10.00 per couple

SIGN UP THIS SUNDAY to save a spot !  (Walk-ins will be accepted if room permits)

 

Lets’ face it, all couples fight. Learn how to fight a Good Fight !

Join us for a fun event filled with humor, fresh insight, and new strategies for your relationship.

Fight Night; How to Fight Fair is for everyone – newlyweds, “oldyweds,” seriously dating, engaged couples – anyone wanting to make a good relationship great.

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Love you ALL –

YOU are such a BLESSING !!

Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (9/30/18)

Dear VBC Family –

Hope you’ll join us this Sunday as Pastor Robin introduces Paul’s 1st Letter to the Thessalonians. She will encourage the church and challenge us to live FREE in Christ !
Also – this Sunday we join thousands of Brother and Sister FM churches around the world as we celebrate FREEDOM SUNDAY – a specific day set aside to remind us all that there are still many around the world held in captivity and bondage, and as Free Methodists we need to continue to champion FREEDOM FOR ALL ! We will join together in PRAYER, as well as take a SPECIAL OFFERING in support of this year’s “freedom” initiatives.

Hope to see you all on Sunday as we gather together to WORSHIP Him who is WORTHY !!

SUNDAY SCHOOL is off and running and it’s not too late for you 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 -7th ; and Senior High 9th -12th

Pastor Robin and Ralph Bressler will team 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 🙂

The next CPR-AED Training with Ralph Bressler will take place in the Fellowship Hall right after the Service this week from 12:00 – 1:00.

PRAYER NEEDED:

Please continue to pray for a FULL recovery for Al Hall. He continues his therapy at Achieve in Liberty. Stop by to see him or give him a call !!

Please pray for comfort and peace upon the Bodenstein Family (in Jeffersonville) after the tragic death of their mother this past week.

Please continue to pray for Joe Ingrahm – he was re-admitted to the hospital this week with serious medical complications. He is presently in Westchester Medical Center.

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Diakoneo Day will be held on Sunday, October 21st !!

Diakoneo (to “serve”) is a day set aside where we take our regular Sunday Worship time and go out and serve our community ! Rita Demayo and Tom Nolan are coordinating a number of projects that ALL will be able to assist with. It not only shows our community the LOVE of JESUS(Jesus said, I did not come to be served, but to SERVE others…) – it’s also a wonderful opportunity to get to know your fellow VBC-ers.

Note schedule change: We will have a time of Worship for all from 9:00 – 10:00 – then head out into the community from 10-12:30 – and join back at VBC for lunch together !! (We will NOT have Sunday School that day.)

If you know of someone in our community that could use a little help (yard work, small repair, cleanup, winter prep, …) see Rita or Tom asap.

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MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT DATE NIGHT via live simulcast of “FIGHT NIGHT” at VBC !!!

Date/Time: Thursday, November 1

7:30 – 10:00pm

Cost: $ 10.00 per couple

SIGN UP THIS SUNDAY to save a spot ! (Walk-ins will be accepted if room permits)

Lets’ face it, all couples fight. Learn how to fight a Good Fight !

Join us for a fun event filled with humor, fresh insight, and new strategies for your relationship.

Fight Night; How to Fight Fair is for everyone – newlyweds, “oldyweds,” seriously dating, engaged couples – anyone wanting to make a good relationship great.

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Love you ALL –

YOU are such a BLESSING !!
Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (9/23/18)

Dear VBC Family –

Hope you’ll join us this Sunday as Pastor Ed shares some real encouraging words from a SURPRISING source of text you typically hear at a much different kind of Service !!  Hint:  Come and be prepared to “SHEEP” Up !!

There’s MORE !!  We will celebrate two Baptisms this week as well as Dedicate a child to the Lord.  Praise the Lord !!

See you Sunday as we gather together to WORSHIP Him who is WORTHY !!

SUNDAY SCHOOL is off and running and it’s not too late for you 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 -7th ;  and Senior High 9th -12th

Pastor Robin and Ralph Bressler will team 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  :)

The next CPR-AED Training with Ralph Bressler will take place in the Fellowship Hall right after the Service on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 (12:00 – 1:00).

PRAYER NEEDED:

Please continue to pray for a FULL recovery for Al Hall.  He has shown great improvement, and is moving well around his house.

Please pray for Rebecca Clark and Sarah Hardy as they continue to provide Foster-care for Isaiah.  Pray for a situation that has arisen with his placement, and that God will continue to show His favor upon them.

JOIN US FRIDAY NIGHT for the MOVIE Like Arrows”

Like Arrows is an inspiring feature film by Family Life Ministries which depicts the life of an “average family” as they walk through the joys and challenges of life.

Date/Time:  Sept. 21 at 7:00pm at VBC

Cost:              FREE !!

Bring MANY friends !!

“When conflict, rebellion, and resentment overwhelm their family, Charlie and Alice are forced to rethink their parenting strategy. In the process, they realize how critical intentionality and focus are when shaping and molding young lives. FamilyLife’s first feature film explores the challenges and joys that come with raising children. Through a journey that unfolds over 50 years, Charlie and Alice discover the unmistakable power of family. Together, they learn that knowing and living by God’s Word is what brings transformation and hope to any family.

LIKE ARROWS casts a powerful vision for parents, reminding us that nothing is more important for any family than to have God and His Word directing our lives.”

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS !!! 

It’s TIME to begin preparing for our participation in the OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOE-BOX GIFT Program !!

When you come on Sunday you will see an OCC display in the back of the Sanctuary.  Feel free to choose a FREE box and a brochure that explains the Shoe-box Gift program.  We’ll be sharing more info. on this amazing ministry during the Service – or see Cheryl LaBella or Wanda Silva for more information.

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Diakoneo Day will be held on Sunday, October 21st !!

Diakoneo (to “serve”) is a day set aside where we take our regular Sunday Worship time and go out and serve our community !  Rita Demayo and Tom Nolan are coordinating a number of projects that ALL will be able to assist with.  It not only shows our community the LOVE of JESUS(Jesus said, I did not come to be served, but to SERVE others…) – it’s also a wonderful opportunity to get to know your fellow VBC-ers.

Note schedule change:  We will have a time of Worship for all from 9:00 – 10:00 – then head out into the community from 10-12:30 – and join back at VBC for lunch together !!  (We will NOT have Sunday School that day.)

If you know of someone in our community that could use a little help (yard work, small repair, cleanup, winter prep, …) see Rita or Tom asap.

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MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT DATE NIGHT via live simulcast of FIGHT NIGHT at VBC !!!

Date/Time:   Thursday, November 1

7:30 – 10:00pm

Cost:     $ 10.00 per couple

Pre-register to save a spot !  (Walk-ins will be accepted if room permits)

 

Lets’ face it, all couples fight. Learn how to fight a Good Fight !

Join us for a fun event filled with humor, fresh insight, and new strategies for your relationship.

Fight Night; How to Fight Fair is for everyone – newlyweds, “oldyweds,” seriously dating, engaged couples – anyone wanting to make a good relationship great.

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Love you ALL –

YOU are such a BLESSING !!

Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (9/16/18)

Dear VBC Family –

Hope you’ll join us this Sunday as Pastor Robin shares some of the Apostle Paul’s most encouraging words to the church at Philippi (and to the church called VINE and BRANCH !!).

Let’s gather together to WORSHIP the One who is “altogether lovely, worthy, wonderful … to US !!”

We are SO EXCITED to announce that SUNDAY SCHOOL is off and running and it’s not too late for you to join in ! 

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

Class breakdowns:  Pre K  – K;   1st – 3rd;   4th  – 5th ;    Junior High 6th -7th ;  and Senior High 9th -12th

Pastor Robin and Ralph Bressler will team 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  :)

***  This Sunday Ralph Bressler will be conducting the first round of CPR-AED training.  We will meet in the Fellowship Hall right after the Service.

***  CONSTRUCTION UPDATE !!  You will NOT be able to enter the lower parking lot from Rt. 52 this Sunday due to drainage work being done on the lot.

You WILL be able to enter/exit this lot from the Par Road side. 

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS !!! 

It’s TIME to begin preparing for our participation in the OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOE-BOX GIFT Program !!

When you come on Sunday you will see an OCC display in the back of the Sanctuary.  Feel free to choose a FREE box and a brochure that explains the Shoe-box Gift program.  We’ll be sharing more info. on this amazing ministry during the Service – or see Cheryl LaBella or Wanda Silva for more information.

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Our MOVIE NIGHT is ALMOST HERE – Join us to see Like Arrows”

Like Arrows is an inspiring feature film by Family Life Ministries which depicts the life of an “average family” as they walk through the joys and challenges of life.

Date/Time:  Sept. 21 at 7:00pm at VBC

Cost:              FREE !!  (Sign-up at back table)

Bring MANY friends !!

 

“When conflict, rebellion, and resentment overwhelm their family, Charlie and Alice are forced to rethink their parenting strategy. In the process, they realize how critical intentionality and focus are when shaping and molding young lives. FamilyLife’s first feature film explores the challenges and joys that come with raising children. Through a journey that unfolds over 50 years, Charlie and Alice discover the unmistakable power of family. Together, they learn that knowing and living by God’s Word is what brings transformation and hope to any family.

LIKE ARROWS casts a powerful vision for parents, reminding us that nothing is more important for any family than to have God and His Word directing our lives.”

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Diakoneo Day will be held on Sunday, October 21st !!

Diakoneo (to “serve”) is a day set aside where we take our regular Sunday Worship time and go out and serve our community !  Rita Demayo and Tom Nolan are coordinating a number of projects that ALL will be able to assist with.  It not only shows our community the LOVE of JESUS (Jesus said, I did not come to be served, but to SERVE others…) – it’s also a wonderful opportunity to get to know your fellow VBC-ers.

Note schedule change:  We will have a time of Worship for all from 9:00 – 10:00 – then head out into the community from 10-12:30 – and join back at VBC for lunch together !!  (We will NOT have Sunday School that day.)

If you know of someone in our community that could use a little help (yard work, small repair, cleanup, winter prep, …) see Rita or Tom asap.

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MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT DATE NIGHT via live simulcast of FIGHT NIGHT at VBC !!!

Date/Time:   Thursday, November 1

7:30 – 10:00pm

Cost:     $ 10.00 per couple

Pre-register to save a spot !  (Walk-ins will be accepted if room permits)

 

Lets’ face it, all couples fight. Learn how to fight a Good Fight !

Join us for a fun event filled with humor, fresh insight, and new strategies for your relationship.

Fight Night; How to Fight Fair is for everyone – newlyweds, “oldyweds,” seriously dating, engaged couples – anyone wanting to make a good relationship great.

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Love you ALL –

YOU are such a BLESSING !!

Ed and Robin

Sunday’s Comin’ (9/9/18)

Dear VBC Family

We’re fresh off the boat and plane (literally) – and we can’t wait to see you all this Sunday at VBC !!
Alaska opened our eyes to David’s words in Psalm 19:1, “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.”
Hope you’ll join us this Sunday as Pastor Ed shares more about this wonderful Psalm, and the MIGHTY GOD that David sang this to.
Also, we will celebrate the Lord’s Supper this week.

We are SO EXCITED to announce that SUNDAY SCHOOL resumes this week (September 9th) !

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

Class breakdowns: Pre K – K; 1st – 3rd; 4th – 5th ; Junior High 6th -7th ; and Senior High 9th -12th

Pastor Robin and Ralph Bressler will team 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 🙂

WE NEED MINISTRY HELP:

We are in need of NURSERY WORKERS to assist with our teacher’s children during the Sunday School hour on a rotating basis. If you attend the adult class this would be a GREAT WAY to show your appreciation for our dedicated children’s teachers 🙂

See Robbi Philips for more info.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS !!!

Movie Night – “Like Arrows”

Like Arrows is an inspiring feature film by Family Life Ministries which depicts the life of an “average family” as they walk through the joys and challenges of life.

Date/Time: Sept. 21 at 7:00pm at VBC

Cost: FREE !! (Sign-up at back table)

Bring MANY friends !!

“When conflict, rebellion, and resentment overwhelm their family, Charlie and Alice are forced to rethink their parenting strategy. In the process, they realize how critical intentionality and focus are when shaping and molding young lives. FamilyLife’s first feature film explores the challenges and joys that come with raising children. Through a journey that unfolds over 50 years, Charlie and Alice discover the unmistakable power of family. Together, they learn that knowing and living by God’s Word is what brings transformation and hope to any family.

LIKE ARROWS casts a powerful vision for parents, reminding us that nothing is more important for any family than to have God and His Word directing our lives.”

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MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT DATE NIGHT via live simulcast of “FIGHT NIGHT” at VBC !!!

Date/Time: Thursday, November 1

7:30 – 10:00pm

Cost: $ 10.00 per couple

Pre-register to save a spot ! (Walk-ins will be accepted if room permits)

Lets’ face it, all couples fight. Learn how to fight a Good Fight !

Join us for a fun event filled with humor, fresh insight, and new strategies for your relationship.

Fight Night; How to Fight Fair is for everyone – newlyweds, “oldyweds,” seriously dating, engaged couples – anyone wanting to make a good relationship great.

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Love you ALL –

YOU are such a BLESSING !!
Ed and Robin