What’s Happening @ VBC
November 16, 2022
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD - COME BE APART of sending the GOOD NEWS of Jesus around the world. Last year 2,800 people heard because of gifts you sent. We are excited and ready for your participation!! You can get boxes to fill at the church OR... by building shoebox gifts online. This is an inflation buster!! For just $25/box you can send a box. Please click on this link here to “build” an online shoebox! Any questions, contact Corey Koster firstname.lastname@example.org or Marcia Westhoff email@example.com
WELCOME TO VBC LIFE GROUPS - 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.
CHRISTMAS DECORATING DAY – NOV 28TH & 29TH @ 1:00 pm. Women’s Ministry will host the decorating again this year. Everyone is welcome to help. Trees and boxes need to be down by 1:00 pm Monday the 28TH, we will decorate at that time and refreshments will be served. Tuesday the 29TH @ 1:00 pm we will put away the boxes and clean up if anyone would like to help at that time as well.
FIRST AID/EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE - The Trustee Committee and VBC Safety Team is asking for your participation and assistance. We need more volunteers to serve on our Safety Team. Also, if you have any past experience in first aid, military, law enforcement, construction industry training, fire/EMT or similar emergency training OR if you are interested in getting trained and maintaining first aid/CPR training/certification provided by the church... please let us know your interest by filling out a Connection Card or email to email@example.com. If you have any questions, you can contact Remington Rogers @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
URGENT COMMUNITY NEED – BLOOD DRIVE! Friday, DEC 2nd (9am-2pm) in the Fellowship Hall, Community Blood Center of the Ozarks Blood Drive or https://www.cbco.org. Be a Good Neighbor – GIVE BLOOD. CBCO is sole provider of blood for most NWA medical facilities.
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 teaching from the 2022 VBC Bible Reading Plan copies available at all entrances.
MISSION MINISTRY & FELLOWSHIP; contact Marlys Peak email@example.com or Paula Osterberger @ firstname.lastname@example.org
11:00 am – 1:00 pm *White Cross Mission Ministry helps Tandala Hospital in Congo, Africa
11:00 am – 1:00 pm *KniTTogether Ministry: Knit or crochet hats that benefit the community
6:00-7:30 pm MEN’S DISCOVERY BIBLE STUDY! Each Tues. evening. The Discipleship Committee invites & encourages ALL MEN to participate; there are various bible study leaders/facilitators, & subject matter planned through DEC. 13TH.
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.
5:30-6:30 pm POTBLESS (NOV 16, 30). Please share your favorite dish; need volunteers to sign-up for PotBless to serve & clean; contact Jean Powell @ email@example.com.
6:30 pm PRAISE & PRAYER SERVICE. Open to ALL! Children’s Ministry offers P3 (Praise, Prayer & Play) for all Children (Nursery, PreK–5th, 6TH-8TH)
7:30 pm VBC CHOIR REHEARSAL! Contact Sarah O’Malley firstname.lastname@example.org
9:30-11:00 am WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY, "The Attributes of God" led by Joanne Morris in Conf Rm. You will want to bring your Bible. Contact Joanne Morris @ 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-wk units, we are almost through Unit 1, Unit 2 begins 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.
THU, NOV 17TH, 11:30 am (3RD Thursday) WOMEN’S LUNCHEON, Bella Vista Country Club, contact Jackie Keller 479-212-3049
SAT, NOV 19TH, 8:00 am (3RD Saturday) MEN’S FELLOWSHIP & PRAYER BREAKFAST, Fellowship Hall. Sponsored by Deacon Ministry.
SUN, NOV 20TH, Distribution of ADVENT GROCERY BAGS; sponsored the Oasis Food Pantry Advent 2022 begins on Sun NOV 20TH ends Sat DEC 18TH.
WEDS, NOV 23RD, WEDNESDAY NIGHT PRAISE & PRAYER SERVICES WILL BE CANCELLED SO TIME CAN BE SPENT WITH YOUR FAMILIES.
THURS, NOV 24TH, THE CHURCH OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED AND WILL RE-OPEN ON MON, NOV 28TH.
MON, NOV 28TH, 9:00 am (4TH Monday) CHURCH BOARD MEETING, Fellowship Hall
MON, NOV 28TH, 1 pm CHRISTMAS DECORATING EVENT; Women’s Ministry will host again this year and refreshments will be served, everyone is welcome to come help!
TUES, NOV 29TH, 1:00 pm CHRISTMAS DECORATING; we will be cleaning up the boxes that trees and decorations were in and put them back in the attic, anyone who wants to come help is welcome, we will not be serving refreshments on this day.
Village Bible Church Operation Christmas Child
Your OCC box is available in the Welcome Center Lobby. How many children can we bless with the
Good News of Jesus Christ by building shoebox gifts online?
Collection Week: November 14-20, 2022
Last Sunday at VBC: November 20, 2022