Bulletin December 2

Welcome to Worship



BAPTISM (10:45 am)
A Baby Changes Everything”
Soloist:  Julie Shade
“Away in a Manger” One Accord
Rev. Michael Lusk




The following deacons are available for you to contact with any ministry needs:

Al Walmsley & Mikeal Miles: (719-598-2139)

Business Meeting
Tonight at 6:00. Church members will vote on the 2019 budget.
 Christmas Cookie Bakers Needed We need volunteers to bake cookies for the Christmas Dessert Theater to be held December 13-16.  Click to Sign up!  Cookies need to be delivered by Thursday, December 13.
Benevolence Offering Next Sunday, following the worship services, a benevolence offering will be collected by the deacons to help individuals in need. Please pray about your gift.
Marriage Retreat at Glen Eyrie Join us for VGBC’s Marriage Retreat, February 15-17. The cost of $215 per couple includes a two night stay in Oaks Lodge, breakfast Saturday & Sunday, and conference fees. There is also a conference attendance only rate of $35 per couple. Visit the info booth today to sign up! Only payment in full will ensure your reservation. Space is limited!
Angel Tree You can give joy to a prisoner’s child this Christmas through Angel Tree! This program reconciles families by giving prisoners a chance to provide Christmas presents for their children with local churches as the go-between. VGBC has been assigned over 60 children who all live in this surrounding area. We need volunteers to buy and wrap, sort, and deliver gifts. Visit the info booth today to choose one or more children to purchase gifts for or to volunteer. Questions? Contact Emily Knuckles at 235-6946.
Kids Winter Retreat
All 4th-6th grade kids are invited to “Benchmark,” a winter retreat at the Ponderosa Retreat & Conference Center in Larkspur, February 1-3. Don’t miss this exciting weekend with a live worship band, camp pastor, and some late night outdoor tubing! Click to register. Cost: $100
Christmas Concert Tonight!
Join us tonight for a Christmas Concert performed by the 5th & 6th grade choir and Forgiven at 5:00 in the Worship Center.
Deacon Nominations for 2019 Each year the Deacon Nominating Committee asks our church body to provide recommendations for selecting deacon candidates to serve VGBC. This is the first and most vital step in the deacon selection process. Please take time to prayerfully consider men in our church you would like to nominate to serve our Lord at VGBC. Forms are available at the brochure rack. The last day to turn in nominations is Jan. 6.
Christmas Dessert Theatre
Lottie Moon The flags displayed in the sanctuary represent countries where VGBC missionaries have served and some of the countries where the International Mission Board is currently serving today. Please be praying about your participation in the 2018 Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. Vista Grande’s goal is $105,000.
Custom Made Girls Sleepover The 10th Annual Custom Made Sleepover, Overnight Adventure, is January 18-19 (for girls 2nd – 6th grade). To volunteer or attend, click here