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Youth Event:  Elitch Gardens

Join us for some youth summer fun at Elitch Gardens on Thursday, July 9.  The cost is $25 per person.  We will meet at the church at 8:00 am and return at 9:00 pm.  Visit the Youth Booth Sunday for details and to sign up!

Men’s Ministry Breakfast

Join us Saturday, July 11, at 7 am for coffee & fellowship, and breakfast at 7:30 am.  All men & boys are invited.  Make reservations online or by calling the church office.

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Praise with the Pros

Join us for Praise with the Pros on Tuesday, July 14, from 6:30-8:00 pm.  This free event is a fun, uplifting evening full of worship and stories from NFL players on how they play in a competitive sport and still honor God!  

Get behind-the-scenes stories and amazing testimonies of NFL players as they talk about the ups and downs of a NFL career and the love of God that motivates them. Bring a friend and your entire family for an unforgettable night!

All Church Picnic

The church family is invited to a time of food, fun, and fellowship at Bear Creek Park, Sunday, July 19, 1:15 pm. The church will provide hot dogs, buns, condiments, and drinks. If you plan to attend, please make a reservation. Sign up sheets will be available in the foyer through July 14. 

Bring a dish to share (serving 10-12 people) according to the first letter of your last name:
A-H salad (i.e. jello, green, pasta, slaw, and raw veggies);

I-O vegetable (i.e. baked beans, green beans, corn, any potato dish);

P-Z brownies (with or without nuts.)


Have your dish at the park between 1:15 and 1:45 pm; we will begin serving at 2:00.

Shower our VGBC kids with your love this summer by helping us replace worn out toys and equipment. We have an online registry or you can simply make a donation notated “VGBC Kids.” Thank you in advance! Read More

AWANA Ministry Conference 

The AWANA Ministry Conference will be held at VGBC on Saturday, August 29. The cost is $30. Click here to register online. 

Honoring Our Missionaries 

Our Missions Committee would like to honor our missionaries with a special night of worship and recognition, on Sunday, September 20. If you are a retired or active missionary and a VGBC member, and would like to share in this evening, please contact Doug at dwamble54@gmail.com.

Missionary Need 

Mark & Lona Webb and family will be on home assignment from February - August 2016. They are in need of reliable transportation during this time. If you have a vehicle you can loan throughout this period, or a portion of this time, please contact Doug at dwamble54@gmail.com.


Opportunities to Serve
Are you looking for a place to serve at VGBC?  We have opportunities in Vacation Bible School and VGBC Kids Ministries. 

Click here to find your Opportunity to Serve.


Upcoming Women’s Ministry Events

Ladies, mark your calendar for these future events:  Beth Moore simulcast at VGBC, Saturday, September 12; Ladies Retreat at Horn Creek, October 9-11

Men’s Retreat, September 10-13

Sign up now for the Men’s Retreat, which will be at Lutheran Valley Retreat (LVR) near Divide. Young men 16 and older are also invited to attend. In addition to time with the Lord, there will be pistol/rifle/shotgun shooting, rappelling, zip lining, and fishing. Visit the info booth on Sunday or contact Brian Schipke.

Growing in God's Love
Vista Kids Preschool

We are now enrolling 3 - 5 year olds for Fall, 2015 classes

Please contact the director, Denise Carson, at preschool@vgbc.org or 219-4419 for a tour or more information. 


Prayer Corner

This week meditate on  . . . Galatians 5:14-15

For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command:  “Love your neighbor as yourself.”  If you bite and devour each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.”   (NIV)

When we are not motivated by love, we become critical of others.  We stop looking for good in them and see only their faults.  Soon the unity of believers is broken.  Jesus’ command to love others as you love yourself (Matthew 22:39) needs to be always in the front of our minds.  When you begin to feel critical of someone, make a list of that person’s positive qualities.  If there are problems that need to be addressed, it is better to confront in love than to gossip.


  Upcoming Special Events
Please visit our
Calendar page for a detailed list of all events

Church Office Closed Friday, July 3
Happy Independence Day! Saturday, July 4
  8:00 am  Adult Sunday School
  8:30 am  Prayer Meeting - Fellowship Hall
  9:00 am  Worship Service / Sunday School - Children, Youth & Adult Classes
10:30 am  Children's Church (K-3rd grade)
10:45 am  Worship Service / Sunday School - Adult Classes
Sunday, July 5
  5:30 pm  NISE Host Family Orientation - Worship Center Tuesday, July 7
  6:30 pm  Youth Bible Study (doors open 6:00 pm)
  6:30 pm  Sunday Worship Team Rehearsal - Worship Center
  7:30 pm  Student Life Camp Meeting - Youth Wing
Wednesday, July 8
  8:00 am  Youth Event:  Elitch Gardens
  9:00 am  Men's Bible Study - Room 271
Thursday, July 9
  7:00 am  Men's Ministry Breakfast - Fellowship Hall Saturday, July 11
12:15 pm  Missions Committee Meeting - Room 151
12:15 pm  Nominating Committee Meeting - Room 204
12:15 pm  Properties Committee Meeting - Room 153
12:15 pm  Student Life Camp Meeting - Youth Wing
Sunday, July 12


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Valet Parking for Visitors

We offer free valet parking to our visitors, as well as our special needs members—defined as someone with small children or an individual with permanent or temporary mobility difficulty.  This service is available on Sunday morning for both service times.

Valet Parking Area

The first two rows in the east parking lot are reserved for valet parking.  Please respect the “Valet Parking Only” signs, as we increase this ministry to include our visitors. 

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