Bulletin July 29

Welcome to Worship

July 29








Teresa Miles



Dr. Chris Moore





DEACONS OF THE WEEK     July 29- August 5

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

Jimmy Peck & Trevor Boese

Alberta House Info Meeting

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 today in the worship center following the second service.


Family at the Park Play Date

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.


AWANA Leaders Meeting

A meeting for AWANA leaders is scheduled for Wednesday, August 8, at 6:30 pm in the Youth Wing.  AWANA resumes August 15, from 6:15 – 8 pm.  We are seeking leaders in all areas!  Interested in helping?  Contact Leah Gingery at leah.hornok@gmail.com.


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.

Church Parking Lot Work

Please be aware that work on the parking lot will take place through mid-September barring any delays.  Use caution when driving through the area.










MOPS Registration Event

Mothers of Preschoolers Registration & Kickoff Event is Thursday, August 16, from 9:30-11:00 am at the VGBC preschool playground.  MOPS meets  the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month (September—May),  from 9:15-11:15 am. 



Awana (for ages 4 & up) begins August 15, from 6:15 – 8:00 pm.  Click for more info.


Share Your Faith Workshop (SYFW)

Join us Saturday, August 25, from 9 am – 4 pm.  Learn how to share the Gospel in this one-day training event.  The deadline to register for childcare is August 12.  The cost is $15 and includes materials and lunch.  Contact joelswisher1@gmail.com for more info.


Everyday Evangelism (EV2) Training

From August 26 – October 28, EV2 will be offered on Sundays from 4:30-5:45 pm.  This eight-week training course will spend more time on each part of the Gospel presentation covered at the SYFW and will include opportunities to witness with experienced trainers during Tuesday night visitation.  SYFW is not required but helpful.  The cost is $15 and the deadline to register for childcare is August 12.


Hope for Kids (H4K)

Beginning August 26, H4K will be held on Sundays at 2:45 pm.  H4K effectively disciples kids to personally embrace the Gospel, grounding them in their faith and equipping them to share with others.  This free class is for 2nd – 6th graders.  Contact the church office to register; the deadline (in order to have materials) is August 12.  For more info, email joelswisher1@gmail.com.