Bulletin July 15

Welcome to Worship

July 15




John 4:21-24







“Thy Will”

Jenna Billings



Dr. Chris Moore



DEACONS OF THE WEEK     July 15-21

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

Dave Brunk & Mike Arnett

Alberta House

This August VGBC will begin management of the Alberta House, a home in Colorado Springs to be used by missionary families on stateside assignment. If you would like to know more about this new ministry and how you can serve, please plan to attend a short information meeting on Sunday, July 29, in the worship center following the second service.  You may also contact Jeff Carson at 663-1195.

Men’s Backpacking Trip

Join us for a journey through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Thursday, July 19 – Sunday, July 22.  We will hike the Venable & Comanche Lake Loop, a moderately challenging, easy-to-follow 12 mile trail (3 days at approximately 4 miles each).  Children are welcome!  We will hike beginning early Thursday afternoon and make camp at Venable Lake.  We’ll then break camp Saturday morning and head to Comanche Lake where we will stay the night.  Sunday morning, we’ll pack up and hike back to the trailhead.  Don’t miss it!  Sign up at the info booth today.


Park Play Dates

The Children’s Ministry is sponsoring a summer play date:  Join us Wednesday, August 1 at Palmer Park at 5 pm.  For more information, please contact Amanda Trim at ajntrim@icloud.com or 217-725-8002.


OCC Shoebox Wrapping

It is time to start wrapping shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child.  Come lend a helping hand this month!  Join us on Tuesdays from 9 am—12 pm or from 1—4 pm.  Please bring tape for the dispensers.  Questions?  Contact Jo Root at 596-1973 or 661-6080.


Host a Chinese Exchange Student

This summer you can host a Chinese high school student from July 17 – August 7.  There are 7 boys and 2 girls who still need a host home.  Contact Nancy Sutton at nancyforeignstudents@gmail.com or call 330-2549 for more info.


Wednesday Night Activities

Wednesday night activities will resume August 15.


Fellowship Dinner Reservations

Wednesday Night Fellowship Dinner begins a new season in August.  If you would like to be placed as a permanent reservation, please contact the church office.  (This includes people who were on last season’s permanent reservation list.)  Weekly reservations need to be made by noon Monday.  Register online or fill out a slip at the Greeter’s Desk and place in the dinner reservation box.


Children’s Choirs

Children’s Choirs begin August 19 at 4:30 pm with a Parent Meeting.  Register online.  Choirs meet each Sunday from 4:30 – 5:45 pm.