November 21, 2021

 
Welcome to Worship
November 21, 2021
 
 
 
 
Worship Order
 
Prelude
Orchestra
 
 
Video
 
Welcome to Service
Jay Hill
 
Preparation for Worship

Psalm 40:4-10

 
Choral Praise
“Disturb Us, Lord”
 
 
Congregational Singing
 
Message in Song
“Because He Lives (Amen)”
Alive High School Choir
 
Sermon: Dr. Chris Moore
“Philippi: Christianity Advances”

Acts 16:11-40

 

 
Sermon Notes
 
Philippi: Christianity Advances
Dr. Chris Moore
Christianity advances through unlikely people and circumstances
                 -The call to Greece
 
 
                 -The example of Lydia
 
 
 
                 -The example of Paul and Silas in prison
 
 
 
Christianity advances when the Gospel is communicated clearly
 
 
 
Christianity advances because true faith bears fruit
 
                 -Baptism
 
 
 
                 -Personal Evangelism
 
 
 
                 -Costly hospitality
 
 
 
                 -Partnering with other believers
News & Events

 

Christmas Dessert Theater

We are returning to in-person presentations using Covid precautions. Pick up your free tickets today for “Peace in the World Tonight.” Shows are Dec. 9 & 10 at 7 pm, Dec. 11 at 2 pm (reserved for senior adults & their guests), and Dec. 12 at 6 pm with streaming available. Click or visit the info booth today for tickets and extra details.

 

Christian Education Course

Hosted by VGBC, Perspectives begins January 11. This 15-week course is designed to help believers learn more about God’s heart for all nations and how believers worldwide can play an active role in the Great Commission. Join us each Tuesday from 6-9 pm. Sign up today!
 
 

Operation Christmas Child

Did you forget to bring your gift-filled shoeboxes to church?  There is still time to turn them in today! We will be collecting them Sunday from 1-5 pm. Tomorrow is the last day.

 

Senior Adult Christmas Party

You’re invited to a Christmas Party & Gift Exchange, Sat., December 18 from 1-4:30 pm in the youth wing. Cost is $5/person. Contact Teresa Miles to sign up.

 

Job Opening

A part-time custodian to assist in the cleanliness of VGBC is needed. For more info and to apply, visit vgbc.org/apply. Applications are also available in the church office. Questions? Please see John Gleason.

Thank you for joining us for worship at VGBC.
 
If you are visitor, we are delighted you chose to worship with us.  We have a gift for you, so please visit the Welcome Desk before or after the service. We would love to share with you how you can get connected. 
   
We have online giving on our church app. Also, we have offering plates at the back of the Worship Center at the end of each service.  While you are welcome to give, all we ask of our guests is to visit us at the Welcome Desk near the entry! 
 
 
 

Scripture of the Week

Then he brought them out and said, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” And they said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.”
 
Acts 16:30-31

 

 
 
 
Our Ministerial Staff
 
 Dr. Chris Moore
Pastor
 
Dr. Devin Knuckles
Minister of Admin
 
Jay Hill
Minister of Music
 
Jimmy Peck
Minister of Children