NO POTBLESS and PRAISE & PRAYER SERVICE on Wednesday nights for the rest of December. This allows everyone to spend time with their families getting ready for holidays and spending holidays with them. We will pick back up on January 11, 2023. We will still be sending out “Praise and Petitions,” and “What’s Happening” so please don’t stop sending those prayer requests in.
STEVE AND MIRIAM EDLIN AND THEIR PILGRIM’S WAY (AKA STILL WATERS) MINISTRY PARTNER, MIKE BOWDEN, will be visiting and presenting their ministry to VBC on Wednesday, January 11th. After meeting with the Missions Board at 4:30 PM and attending the Pot Bless meal at 5:30 PM, they will share information about their retreat center in Buchanan, MI, their mission, and their project needs for which two VBC work project teams (yet to be formed and led by Deb and Mike Rosell) plan to undertake this Spring. You will be sure to be encouraged and enlightened, and your attending will be an encouragement to Steve, Miriam and Mike.
KNITTOGETHER PRAISE: The dedicated ladies who knit or crochet made 615 hats, 16 scarves and 9 lap throws and were distributed to 13 ministries for the year of 2022. A huge thank-you to each one of you! If anyone is interested in this ministry, come on Tuesday mornings 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. We use knitting looms if you are not into knitting needles, or you can crochet hook. Contact Marlys Peak at email@example.com.
WELCOME TO VBC LIFEGROUPS - If you are new or a regular attender to our Church family and you are seeking fellowship with others, we have LifeGroups meeting at various times and days. We invite you to fill out a Connection Card or contact our Discipleship Chairperson (Tony White @ firstname.lastname@example.org) and we will help get you involved.
VBC NEW YEAR'S EVE GAMES PARTY! New Year's Eve Party will be held at our church in the Fellowship Hall on Saturday, December 31st from 6 pm to about 9:30-10 pm. Please bring your favorite snack along with your favorite game(s). The last time we did this was about 4 years ago and it was so much fun. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Sandy or Ken Fink email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Hope to see you there!!!
NEW LADIES’ BIBLE STUDY: Starting January 12, 2023, meeting at 9:30 am in the conference room, The Epistle of Liberty—An Inductive study of Galatians. The study will be led by Joanne Morris, email@example.com.
BIBLE READING PLANS FOR 2023 – The bible reading plans have been printed out and are by available at the South Door, Main Entrance, and Fellowship Hall. These have actually been printed and put out for 2 weeks now.
ATTENTION ALL MEN: If you are a believer who desires to become more like Jesus, you are invited to join us as we engage in a year-long adventure in Intentional Discipleship, Tuesday evenings in the VBC Fellowship Hall from 6-7:30 pm beginning January 17th. The first meeting will introduce the study method, the topics, and the offerings for 2023. The first study session will be the following Tuesday, same time and location. Contact Tony White firstname.lastname@example.org. Women’s to be coming soon!
9:00 am & 10:30 am WORSHIP SERVICE IN WORSHIP CENTER (Communion 1ST Sunday).
9:00 am CHILDREN & YOUTH SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES “for all Village Kids” Nursery 0-3yrs; PreK–1ST, 2ND–3RD, 4TH–5TH, Oasis 6TH-8TH, & Library 9TH-12TH.
10:30 am CHILDREN’S CHURCH Nursery 0-3yrs, PreK–5TH Oasis, and SUNDAY SCHOOL 6TH-8TH Conference room, 9TH-12TH in the Library.
10:30 am ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL, FELLOWSHIP HALL
11:00 am – 1:00 pm V White Cross Mission Ministry helps Tandala Hospital in Congo, Africa
11:00 am – 1:00 pm V KniTTogether Ministry: Knit or crochet hats that benefit the community
6:00-7:30 pm MEN’S BIBLE STUDY “Through the Bible” led by Joe Avila located in the Conf. Rm
10:00 am-12:00 pm OASIS FOOD PANTRY serves +/- 240 families each month: clients from NWA and Missouri. We will be closed on December 28, 2022.
7:30 pm VBC CHOIR REHEARSAL! Contact Sarah O’Malley email@example.com.
2:00-3:30 pm WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY, Book of Genesis, led by Kathy Johnson, in Fellowship Hall. The class consists of three 10-week units. We are through Units 1 & 2. Unit 3 began Dec. 1st. Please come and join us anytime, during any Unit, and if you would like a book ordered, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We will meet back again after Christmas on Jan 5th.