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Old Fashioned Hymn Sing

This worship experience for the entire family is Friday, September 26, at Living Hope Church (640 Manitou Blvd.)  For more info, visit www.hymnsing.org

Custom Made Girls (2nd—5th grade)

Salt Shaker Saturday is September 27, 9 am to noon.  We will learn about missions in Nepal, Mozambique, India, and Chile as well as mission work here.  Parents, to RSVP for this free event, please email Christi at christilynn@rocketmail.com.

Letters at Christmas

Our direction for the Christmas Dessert Theater has recently changed and we are in need of your help!  From September 28—October 19, there will be a mailbox in the foyer.  We invite anyone and everyone to write a letter detailing their favorite Christmas memory.  “Send” us your letter by placing it in the mailbox.  Look for more info about the Christmas Dessert Theater in coming weeks. 

MOPS Fall Craft Fair

Mark your calendar!  The Fall Craft Fair, sponsored by MOPS, is Saturday, October 4, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.  This is a great time to get a head start on your Christmas shopping with 75 vendors and over 60 giveaways!

Vendors include:  Mary Kay, Scentsy, Pampered Chef, Usborne Books, Thirty One, Tupperware, Jamberry Nails, Avon, Personalized Items, Boutique Items, Candles, Handmade Jewelry, Origami Owl, Arbonne, Wreaths, Quilts, It Works, Doll Clothes AND MANY MORE!!

Donate Goodies for MOPS Craft Fair

You can help support MOPS by donating goodies for the Bake Sale at the Fall Craft Fair. 

Your sweet treats can be dropped off anytime Friday, October 3, in the kitchen.

“In Remembrance of Me”

On Sunday, October 5 at 6:00 pm, join us for a Lord’s Supper Worship Service dedicated to remembering and celebrating what God has done for us through the body and blood of Jesus. 

Fall Festival Needs

It is time to prepare for the annual Fall Festival, Friday, October 31, 6-8 p.m.  We are in need of sealed bags of candy for festival booths, as well as volunteers to work the games and activities.  Place candy donations in the “Fall Festival” box in the foyer.  Baked goods for the cake walk will be accepted starting Thursday afternoon, Oct.30.

VGBC Childcare Workers Needed

Paid childcare workers are needed for Sunday mornings, occasional Wednesday evenings, and various weekend activities.  For more info and if interested, please contact Charity Weaver at the church office. 

AWANA Leaders Needed

We are looking for leaders to help in all clubs for this year.  About 60 volunteers each week are needed to effectively run AWANA.  Contact Todd Frisbie if you have questions or would like to volunteer.

Tech Ministry Needs

We are in need of camera and lighting operators.  If interested, contact Jay at jay.hill@vgbc.org

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Vista Kids Preschool

We are now enrolling families for the fall 2014 school year.  Two and three day classes are available for children ages 3 - 5 as of September 15, 2014.  Click here for more information, call the church office or email Denise Carson at preschool@vgbc.org.

God has blessed each one of us with gifts and talents that we can use to build up His church. We have several ministries that are in need of volunteers. Read More

Prayer Corner

This week meditate on . . .  Galatians 6:1-3  (Part 1)

“Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit should restore that person gently.  But watch yourselves, or you also may be tempted. Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.  If anyone thinks they are something when they are not, they deceive themselves.”  (NIV)

The body of Christ, the Church, functions only when the members work together for the common good.  Do you know someone who needs help or a word of correction or encouragement?  With love, humbly and gently reach out to that person.


 

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

  9:00 am  Women's Bible Study - "Bad Girls of the Bible" - led by Kurkowski, North Youth Wing
  6:15 pm  EE Visitation - North Youth Wing
  7:00 pm  MOPS Game Night - Fellowship Hall
Tuesday, Sept. 23
  9:15 am  Women's Precept Bible Study, Revelation Pt. 1 - led by Cooper, North Youth Wing
  5:00 pm  Fellowship Dinner - Fellowship Hall
  6:15 pm  AWANA - Worship Center
  6:15 pm  Youth Bible Study - Youth Wing
  6:30 pm  Adult Bible Study on 1, 2, 3 John - led by Arnett, Room 204
  6:30 pm  Celebration Choir Rehearsal - Choir Room 134
  8:10 pm  Worship Team Rehearsal - Worship Center
Wednesday, Sept. 24
  9:00 am  Men's Bible Study, 1 Corinthians - led by Sheffield, Fellowship Hall
  9:15 am  Women's Precept Bible Study, 1 Peter - led by West, North Youth Wing
  7:00 pm  The Vine:  College Ministry - North Youth Wing
Thursday, Sept. 25
  8:00 am  Degler Class Fall Color Tour
  9:00 am  Custom Made:  Salt Shaker Saturday - Youth Wing
  9:00 am  Deacon Retreat - at Ponderosa
10:00 am  Handcrafters - Room 204
  2:00 pm  Valentine Class Fellowship - Fellowship Hall
Saturday, Sept. 27
  8:00 am  Adult Sunday School
  9:00 am  Worship Service / Sunday School - Children, Youth & Adult Classes
10:30 am  Children's Church (K-3rd grade)
10:45 am  The Crossing Preteen Ministry (4th & 5th grade) - Room 154
10:45 am  Worship Service / Sunday School - Adult Classes
Sunday, Sept. 28
morning
  2:30 pm  Middle School Drama - Room 135
  2:30 pm  Ten31 Drama - Room 121
  2:30 pm  
Pastor Search Committee Meeting - Room 155
  2:45 pm  Hope for Kids - South Youth Wing
  3:00 pm  Costume Dept. Meeting - Room 204
  3:45 pm  Alive High School Choir - Worship Center
  3:45 pm  Forgiven Middle School Choir - Choir Room 134
  4:30 pm  Adult Discipleship Training
  4:30 pm  Children's Choirs 
  6:00 pm  Special Business Meeting, followed by Deacon Ordination - Worship Center
  7:00 pm  Reception - Youth Wing
Sunday, Sept. 28
afternoon/evening
  9:00 am  Bells of Vista Grande - Room 124
  6:00 pm  Christmas Dessert Theater Rehearsal - Worship Center
  6:30 pm  Praise Ringers - Room 124
Monday, Sept. 29

 

Valet Parking for Visitors

We now 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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