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Dramatic Presentation

On Sunday, December 21, during both morning worship services, Lewis Adkison will deliver a dramatic presentation, “The Innkeeper at Bethlehem.”

Poinsettias

For those who ordered poinsettias, please pick up your plant on Sunday following the morning worship services. 

Lottie Moon—All Need to Hear

A people group is the largest community in which the Gospel can be shared without many barriers.  There are about 11,250 people groups in the world; of those, more than 6,500 people groups remain unreached, meaning less than two percent are evangelical Christian.  About 3,000 of those are unengaged – no one is working among them at all. Although many are hard to reach, they all need to hear the Gospel.   Let’s join in one sacred effort by giving to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering.  Our gifts to the offering support our missionaries who are working to share the love of Christ with those people groups still unreached and unengaged.

Costume Department Party

The Costume Department will have an “After Christmas Party” on Sunday, December 28.  They will depart the church at 12:15 pm—destination to be determined.  A car pool will be available.  Questions?  Contact Sandy Gold.

2014 Contributions Deadline

All 2014 contributions to VGBC need to be delivered to Kim Carmichael at the church office no later than noon on Wednesday, December 31, or be postmarked by December 31.  Contributions submitted after this time will be applied toward 2015 contribution statements.

New Believers Class

Have you recently become a Christian or want to build a strong foundation to your faith?  Come learn the basics of Christianity in the Christian Basics Sunday School class led by Joe Powell.  This class begins January 4 and will be held during the 9 a.m. Sunday School hour in room 121.  If you have any questions, contact Devin Knuckles in the church office, Mike Arnett, or Joe Powell.


Wednesday Activities

Wednesday night activities will resume January 7

Your Time To ShineVolunteers for Custom Made Event

Volunteers are needed for the Annual Custom Made Sleepover Event, January 23-24.  To make this event (for 2nd—5th grade girls) happen, it will take 40-50 volunteers.  Do you want to help young girls know and love Jesus?  Would you like to teach them to shine like stars in the sky for Him?  Then we need your help! 

All volunteers must be female, 6th grade or older, and will be screened in accordance with our Children’s Ministry policy including a background check and possible interview to know you better.  Pick up more info (volunteer positions and donations) at the brochure rack or online.

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Vista Kids Preschool

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.

Prayer Corner

This week pray for . . .  Week Four of Advent:  Love

“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.  For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.”  John 3:16-17 (NKJV)

God sets the pattern of true love, the basis for all love relationships – when you love someone dearly, you are willing to give freely to the point of self-sacrifice.  God paid dearly with the life of his only begotten Son, the highest price he could pay.  Let us rejoice with gladness:  “Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God!”  I John 3:1a


 

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

  8:00 am  Angel Tree Gift Sort - Room 154
  4:00 pm  9th Grade Girls Christmas Party - Youth Wing
Friday, December 19
  9:00 am  Angel Tree Gift Delivery and Lunch - Room 154
  9:00 am  Worship Team & Orchestra Rehearsal - Worship Center
11:00 am  Hope for Kids End of Year Party - Fellowship Hall
  2:00 pm  Cinnamon Roll Fundraiser:  Baking Party, Fellowship Hall
Saturday, December 20
  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  The Crossing Preteen Ministry (4th & 5th grade) - Room 154
10:45 am  Worship Service / Sunday School - Adult Classes
Sunday, December 21
 
Christmas Eve - Church Office Closed
Candlelight Services at
4:00 & 5:30 pm 
Wednesday, December 24
Merry Christmas! Thursday, December 25
Church Office Closed Thursday & Friday, December 25 & 26
  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  The Crossing Preteen Ministry (4th & 5th grade) - Room 154
10:45 am  Worship Service / Sunday School - Adult Classes
12:15 pm  Costume Dept. "After Christmas Party"
Sunday, December 28
New Year's Eve
Church Office will close at noon
Wednesday, December 31
Happy New Year! Thursday, January 1
Church Office Closed Thursday & Friday, January 1 & 2
  9:00 am  New Believers Class Begins - Room 121 Sunday, January 4

 

Vista Grande Severe Weather PolicyCancellation Notice
We follow School District 20 for delays and closures.
 
During the week, if D-20 delays or closes, we will do the same. If there is a delayed start, morning church activities (ex. Ladies Bible Studies) are canceled.  When there is a delay,  Vista Kids Preschool will begin at 9:45 am (daily except Thursday)On Sunday and Wednesday night, the decision will be made and posted by 2:00 pm.

On Sunday mornings, our website and telephone system will be updated by 7:00 am if there is a cancelation. You may also check www.flashalert.net for all area cancelations.

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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