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Seeking HIM

LIVE Simulcast

September  27-28

Hosted by Vine and Branch Church
2535 State Route 52
Liberty, NY 12754

JOIN THOUSANDS OF WOMEN  SEEKING HIM FOR REVIVAL.

September 27–28, 2019 women will gather and around the globe for “Revive ’19: Seeking HIM”, a conference from Revive Our Hearts Ministries.  Speakers including Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, Mary Kassian, Dannah Gresh, and many more, will open God’s Word to reveal the heart of true revival.  Revival isn’t just an emotional experience.  It’s a complete transformation of your heart, of your home, of your church, of your world.

Schedule

Friday 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Dinner included in fee

7 – 10 p.m.

Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 5pm

Lunch included in fee

Come for all or part of the weekend.

Registration required:   

Call or email Robin Sostak for questions or to register

(845) 292-5227     or     rsostak@gmail.com

Cost: $10 to cover food cost (free will offering will be taken)

Housing arrangements can be made if requested.

 

For more detail of the event, see www.revive10.com

Sunday’s Comin’ (11/10/19)

Sing the praises of the Lord, you His faithful people; praise His holy name.  (Psalm 30:4)

Dear VBC Family –

Pastor Robin and the group in Israel have returned!  (Thank you for your prayers for them !)

This week Pastor Ed will finish up Hebrews chapter 12 – challenging us to “CLIMB ON !”    Come and be encouraged (and challenged) to choose the CORRECT MOUNTAIN to “climb” – and then to “CLIMB WELL”.

Join in the Fellowship of Believers as we raise up the ONE worthy of our PRAISE.

This week we will join together to HONOR our VETERANS – as well as CELEBRATE the LORD’S SUPPER together!

 

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CAN you SEE it – can you FEEL it ???

Our MIGHTY GOD is on the MOVE at VBC!

Join us as we give THANKS for HIS MANY BLESSINGS !!

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The DEADLINE for the Samaritan’s Purse OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD Shoe-box Gift ministry is SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17th.  

There are TWO ways to participate:

1.  Pick up a shoebox at VBC, fill it, and return it.

2.  Purchase individual items for boxes, add them to our collection, and we’ll pack the boxes.

Other Exciting Happenings at VBC  !!

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

Nov. 17            12-2:00 p.m.    Considering Membership Module for anyone considering becoming a member of VBC.

Nov. 17            Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes are due

Nov. 30            9:00 a.m.     Join us to DECORATE the SANCTUARY for Christmas !!

Dec. 14         2:00 p.m.   The Miracle of Jesus!  A Christmas Event for the whole family !!

Jan. 9 – 10    Men’s Retreat at Spruce Lake Retreat Center.

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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’ (11/3/2019)

Sing the praises of the Lord, you His faithful people; praise His holy name.  (Psalm 30:4)

Dear VBC Family –

I (Pastor Ed) am back from out west – thank you for your thoughts and prayers as we traveled.

Please continue to pray for Pastor Robin and the group in Israel.  (Got several good reports from them !)

This week Ralph Bressler will be bringing the message from Hebrews chapter 12 – challenging us to “Run a Good Race !”

Come an be encouraged (and challenged) in your own “race” – and join in the Fellowship of Believers as we raise up the ONE worthy of our PRAISE.

Impt. Note:  If you want to be REALLY EARLY to church this week – DON’T read any further.

******  HOWEVER, if you want to be right ON TIME – move your clocks back ONE HOUR on SATURDAY NIGHT as 

Daylight Saving’s time has come to an end  🙁

CAN you SEE it – can you FEEL it ???

Our MIGHTY GOD is on the MOVE at VBC !

Join us as we give THANKS for HIS MANY BLESSINGS !!

Prayer Needed:

Please continue to be in prayer for Kelly Drann’s mom.  Praise God that she has shown some improvement, but remains in critical care.  Please pray for Kelly and family as they remain with their mom.

Please pray for Isaiah Liciaga (Carol’s grandson).  He is in much pain from an impacted wisdom tooth complicated by strep throat.  Please pray for healing and good medical care.

Hope you’re considering supporting the Samaritan’s Purse OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD Shoe-box Gift ministry.

Just want you to know the DEADLINE for boxes is SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17th.

There are TWO ways to participate:

1.  Pick up a shoe box at VBC, fill it, and return it.

2.  Purchase individual items for boxes, add them to our collection, and we’ll pack the boxes.

Other Exciting Happenings at VBC  !!

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

Nov. 17            12-2:00            Considering Membership Module for anyone considering becoming a member of VBC.

Nov. 17            Operation Christmas Child “Shoe-boxes” are due

Nov. 30            9:00am           Join us to DECORATE the SANCTUARY for Christmas !!


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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’ (10/20/19)

I will thank the Lord because He is just; I will sing praise to the name of the Lord Most High.  (Psalm 7:17)

Dear VBC Family –

Got FAITH – real BIBLICAL Faith ??  Are you sure ??  Do you know what that means ?!?!

This Sunday we’ll learn together by looking at Hebrews chapter 11 – (and we’ll ask ourselves that question again !)

Hope you’ll join us as we raise up the ONE worthy of our PRAISE.

We’re also looking forward to Dedicating three children from two families to the Lord – and Baptizing four adults !!

CAN you SEE it – FEEL it ???  Our MIGHTY GOD is on the MOVE at VBC – come and BE BLESSED !!

Exciting Happenings at VBC  !!

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

***   YOUTH GROUP – will leave right after church to go on a guided hike with Mr. Bressler.  So parents – you can really tell your kids to, “Take a Hike !!” this Sunday   🙂

Upcoming VBS Events  

Oct. 19             Women’s Conference at New Hope FMC (Walton)

Oct. 20             Child Dedication and Baptism Service

Oct. 20             Youth Group Hiking trip – leaving right after church.

Nov. 17            12-2:00            Considering Membership Module

Nov. 17             Operation Christmas Child “Shoe-boxes” are due

Nov. 30            9:00am           Join us to DECORATE the SANCTUARY for Christmas !!


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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’ (Week of 10/13/2019)

Ascribe to the Lord the glory due His name; worship the Lord in the splendor of his Holiness.  Psalm 29:2

Dear VBC Family –

How are you doing at “HOLDING ON ?”  This week Pastor Robin will continue with the Book of Hebrews, finishing Chapter 10, where the author challenges us to HANG IN THERE !  Hope you’ll join us as we raise up the ONE worthy of our PRAISE.

CAN you SEE it ???  Our MIGHTY GOD is on the MOVE at VBC – come and BE BLESSED !!

Other Exciting Happenings  !!

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

SPEAKING of MOVIES !!

TONIGHT !!!, October 11 at 6:30pm, we will be showing the feature film PILGRIM’S PROGRESS at VBC.   A free-will offering will be taken for the ministry that produced the film to help them translate it into multiple languages to share around the world.

It is in cartoon format – but surely suitable for the entire family !!!  POPCORN included for FREE  🙂

Upcoming VBS Events

Oct. 11             6:30-8:00         MOVIE Pilgrim’s Progress

Oct. 13             12 – 1:30         Baptism Module  (Not too late to join us !)

Oct. 15             6:30 – 8:00      Fast, Pray, and PRAISE SERVICE

Oct. 19             Women’s Conference at New Hope FMC (Walton)

Oct. 20             Child Dedication and Baptism Service

Oct. 20             5:30                  Youth Group

Nov. 17            12-2:00            Considering Membership Module

Nov. 17             Operation Christmas Child “Shoe-boxes” are due

Nov. 30            9:00am           Join us to DECORATE the SANCTUARY for Christmas !!


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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’ (10/6/2019)

Ascribe to the Lord the glory due His name; worship the Lord in the splendor of his Holiness.  Psalm 29:2

Dear VBC Family –

Ever put “The PEDAL to the METAL ?”  This week Pastor Ed will continue with the Book of Hebrews, Chapter 10, where the author is telling these new Believers to do exactly that !! (in regards to their Faith  🙂   Hope you’ll come and see what he is calling them (and US) to do.

***  This week we will have TWO CELEBRATIONS:  the sharing of the Lord’s Supper together, and the Dedication of

Michael Harold Wingert to the Lord.  Hope you will join us !!

CAN you SEE it ???  The Spirit of God is indeed doing a NEW thing at VBC – come and BE BLESSED !!

Other Exciting Happenings  !!

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

SPEAKING of MOVIES !!

On Friday, October 11 at 6:30pm, we will be showing the feature film PILGRIM’S PROGRESS at VBC.   A free-will offering will be taken for the ministry that produced the film to help them translate it into multiple languages to share around the world.

It is in cartoon format – but surely suitable for the entire family !!!  POPCORN included for FREE  🙂

Upcoming VBS Events  

Oct. 6              12 – 1:30         Exploring Christianity Module  (Not too late to join us – see Pastor Ed !!)

Oct. 11             6:30-8:00         MOVIE Pilgrim’s Progress

Oct. 13             12 – 1:30         Baptism Module  (Sign up on the sheet at the back table)

Oct. 15             6:30 – 8:00      Fast, Pray, and PRAISE

Oct. 19             Women’s Conference at New Hope FMC (Walton)

Oct. 20             Baptism Service

Oct. 20             5:30                 Youth Group

 

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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’ (9/29/19)

Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker; for He is our God and we are the people of His pasture, the flock under His care.   Psalm 95

Dear VBC Family –

This week Pastor Robin will continue with the Book of Hebrews, Chapter 10, sharing about “The BETTER Sacrifice !”

Do you know this “SACRIFICE” in YOUR LIFE ?!?!?!   (Hope you’ll come and see).

***  This week we will be celebrating something that is VERY CLOSE to the hearts of us as FREE Methodists –  FREEDOM SUNDAY.

On Freedom Sunday, we acknowledge the tragedy of human trafficking within the appropriate context of gathering in unity, worshipping in the direction of FREEDOM, and giving toward the solution.  

****  (We will take a separate free-will offering in support of the SET FREE Movement.)

CAN you SEE it ???  The Spirit of God is indeed doing a NEW thing at VBC – come and BE BLESSED this Sunday !!

Other Exciting Happenings  !!

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

SPEAKING of MOVIES !!

On Friday, October 11 at 6:30pm, we will be showing the feature film PILGRIM’S PROGRESS at VBC.   A free-will offering will be taken for the ministry that produced the film to help them translate it into multiple languages to share around the world.

It is in cartoon format – but surely suitable for the entire family !!!  POPCORN included for FREE  🙂

Upcoming VBS Events  

Sept. 29           Freedom Sunday

Oct. 6              12 – 1:30         Exploring Christianity Module

Oct. 11             6:30-8:00         MOVIE Pilgrim’s Progress

Oct. 13             12 – 1:30         Baptism Module

Oct. 15             6:30 – 8:00      Fast, Pray, and PRAISE

Oct. 19             All Day ISI Marriage Event (Bloomfield, CT)

Oct. 20             Baptism Service

                          5:30                 Youth Group

 

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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’ (9/22/19)

Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker; for He is our God and we are the people of His pasture, the flock under His care.   Psalm 95

Dear VBC Family –

This week Pastor Ed will bring us back to the Book of Hebrews, Chapter 9, and share how this Pastor/writer is trying to convey that it’s time for these new Believers to embrace “out with the “OLD” and IN with the “NEW”.

What about US – maybe it’s time for us to do so as well !!  (Hope you’ll come and see if that’s true for YOU).

***  NEW to VBC – YOU are INVITED to stay after church for a quick LUNCH with the Pastors upstairs in the Fellowship Hall !!

We will share a little bit about VBC and answer any questions you might be wondering about.  HOPE to SEE YOU THERE !

God is indeed doing a NEW thing at VBC-come and BE BLESSED this Sunday !!

Other Exciting Happenings  !!

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

****   It’s not too late to join us this Sunday for the 2nd opportunity to complete NARCAN Training.  This week it it will be held in the evening from 7:00-7:30.            (THANK YOU to Luisa Parker for making this possible !!)

YOUTH GROUP is meeting this Sunday at 5:30 for PIZZA, POPCORN, and a GREAT MOVIE !!  Come on out !!

SPEAKING of MOVIES !!

On Friday, October 11 at 6:30pm, we will be showing the feature film PILGRIM’S PROGRESS at VBC.   A free-will offering will be taken for the ministry that produced the film to help them translate it into multiple languages to share around the world.

It is in cartoon format – but surely suitable for the entire family !!!  POPCORN included for FREE  🙂

Upcoming VBS Events  

Sept. 22           12-1:00            Welcome to VBC Module

     5:30                 Youth Group

     7:00-7:30         NARCAN Training

Sept. 27-28     REVIVE Women’s Conference

Sept. 29           Freedom Sunday

Oct. 6              12 – 1:30         Exploring Christianity Module

Oct. 11             6:30-8:00         MOVIE Pilgrim’s Progress

Oct. 13             12 – 1:30         Baptism Module

Oct. 15             6:30 – 8:00      Fast, Pray, and PRAISE

Oct. 19             All Day ISI Marriage Event (Bloomfield, CT)

Oct. 20             Baptism Service

                          5:30                 Youth Group

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REVIVE 19 at VBC is NEXT WEEKEND ! (Sept. 27-28)

We have a great crowd of ladies from several churches participating – and it’s not too late to join in.

Schedule:

Friday 9/27

1:30 – 4:30 Global Prayer Gathering

5:00 Dinner

6:30 – 10:00 Session I

Saturday 9/28

8:00 am Breakfast

9-12:30  Session II

Lunch

1:30 – 5:00 Session III

***  We’re asking for all the VBC ladies to please bring snack items, muffins, breads, or cookies to share with the group.

See Pastor Robin for more info.

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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’ (9/15/19)

Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker; for He is our God and we are the people of His pasture, the flock under His care.   Psalm 95

Dear VBC Family –

We had a wonderful SUNDAY SCHOOL OPENING last week – and we hope YOU will join us this Sunday !!

Come as a FAMILY – we have classes for ALL AGES 🙂

9am – 10:15am

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

This week we will be joined by Ken and Letty Myers, 

Free Methodist Missionaries to Kenya.

Ken and Letty are long-time friends of VBC.

Come and hear what God is doing in Kenya, and how we can continue to support ministry in Kenya.

PS:  In February, Pastor Ed and Pastor Robin will again join Ken and Letty in Kenya as part of a

pastoral teaching team that will be training over 100 Kenyan Pastors.

Come and BE BLESSED by what God IS DOING at VBC –

and WILL continue to DO this Sunday !!

Other Exciting Happenings  !!

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

****   It’s not too late to join us this Sunday for the NARCAN Training (12:00 – 12:30).

            (THANK YOU to Luisa Parker for making this possible !!)

MOVIE NEWS:

The movie OVERCOMER is at the Middletown Galleria theater for a few more days – definitely worth seeing !!! 

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.

On Friday, October 11 at 6:30pm, we will be showing the feature film PILGRIM’S PROGRESS at VBC.   A free-will offering will be taken for the ministry that produced the film to help them translate it into multiple languages to share around the world.

It is in cartoon format – but surely suitable for the entire family !!!  POPCORN included for FREE  🙂

Upcoming VBS Events  

Sept. 15           12-12:30          NARCAN Training

Sept. 17           Day of Fasting   Prayer & Praise Service 6:30pm

Sept. 22           12-1:00            Welcome to VBC Module

     5:30                 Youth Group

     7:00-7:30         NARCAN Training

Sept. 27-28     REVIVE Women’s Conference

Sept. 29           Freedom Sunday

Oct. 6              12 – 1:30         Exploring Christianity Module

Oct. 11             6:30-8:00         MOVIE Pilgrim’s Progress

Oct. 13             12 – 1:30         Baptism Module

Oct. 15             6:30 – 8:00      Fast, Pray, and PRAISE

Oct. 19             All Day ISI Marriage Event (Bloomfield, CT)

Oct. 20             Baptism Service

                          5:30                 Youth Group

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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 !

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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’ (9/8/2019)

Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker; for He is our God and we are the people of His pasture, the flock under His care.   Psalm 95

Dear VBC Family –

We are SO EXCITED for our SUNDAY SCHOOL OPENING this Sunday !!

To celebrate this special day we will have a BOUNCY HOUSE for the younger children and a HUGE INFLATABLE SLIDE for the older (and braver) kids !!

Also – we’ll have HOT DOGS for ALL after the 10:30 Worship Service !!

Come as a FAMILY – we have classes for ALL AGES 🙂

9am – 10:15am

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

This week Pastor Robin will lead us through chapter 8 of the Book of Hebrews.

***  This week will will be taking a separate love-offering for the FMC in the Bahamas who suffered terrible loss from the hurricane – including the loss of life.  This will help them re-build as well as help them to minister to the many in need there.

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 for a few more days – definately worth seeing !!! 

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.

On Friday, October 11 at 6:30pm, we will be showing the feature film PILGRIM’S PROGRESS at VBC.   A free-will offering will be taken for the ministry that produced the film to help them translate it into multiple languages to share around the world.

It is in cartoon format – but surely suitable for the entire family !!!  POPCORN included for FREE  🙂

Upcoming Missionary visits:

Sept. 15 – Ken and Letty Myers, Kenya

Upcoming VBS Events

Sept. 15           12-12:30          NARCAN Training

Sept. 17           Day of Fasting   Prayer & Praise Service 6:30pm

Sept. 22           12-1:00            Welcome to VBC Module

     5:30                 Youth Group

     7:00-7:30         NARCAN Training

Sept. 27-28     REVIVE Women’s Conference

Sept. 29           Freedom Sunday

Oct. 6              12 – 1:30         Exploring Christianity Module

Oct. 11             6:30-8:00         MOVIE Pilgrim’s Progress

Oct. 13             12 – 1:30         Baptism Module

Oct. 15             6:30 – 8:00      Fast, Pray, and PRAISE

Oct. 19             All Day ISI Marriage Event (Bloomfield, CT)

Oct. 20             Baptism Service

                          5:30                 Youth Group

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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 !

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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’ (9/1/19)

Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker; for He is our God and we are the people of His pasture, the flock under His care.   Psalm 95

Dear VBC Family –

We are delighted to welcome Missionaries Thom and Sherry Cahill to VBC this Sunday !!  Thom and Sherry have served as missionaries the last couple years in Kenya and will soon be headed to Tanzania to begin a new ministry there.  Come and hear what the Lord has already done through their work in Africa, and the plans He has for their future in Tanzania.

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 for a few more days – definately worth seeing !!! 

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

Upcoming VBS Events

Sept. 15           12-12:30          NARCAN Training

Sept. 17           Day of Fasting   Prayer & Praise Service 6:30pm

Sept. 22           12-1:00            Welcome to VBC Module

     5:30                 Youth Group

     7:00-7:30         NARCAN Training

Sept. 27-28     REVIVE Women’s Conference

Sept. 29           Freedom Sunday

Oct. 6              12 – 1:30         Exploring Christianity Module

Oct. 11             6:30-8:00         MOVIE Pilgrim’s Progress

Oct. 13             12 – 1:30         Baptism Module

Oct. 15             6:30 – 8:00      Fast, Pray, and PRAISE

Oct. 19             All Day ISI Marriage Event (Bloomfield, CT)

Oct. 20             Baptism Service

                          5:30                 Youth Group

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

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 !

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


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