CARDS FOR INMATES
Bring a Christmas card to send an inmate and stay around for refreshments following service on December 3rd. Stop by Guest Relations to pick up a flyer with more information.
This year for Christmas, Hope for Migori would like to send each orphan a personalized Christmas card from their sponsor family and a CHOOSE HOPE t-shirt as well as provide a Christmas meal and celebration. If you sponsor an orphan, please drop off a Christmas card for your orphan at the HfM table by Sunday, November 26th. And whether you sponsor an orphan or not, you can be part of making this Christmas celebration possible with a $25 donation that will help cover the expense of shirts, shipping and the Christmas meal/celebration. If you would like to donate please mark your donation “HFM Christmas” and drop it by the HFM table in the lobby by November 26th.
CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES
This year Christmas Eve happens to fall on a Sunday. That Sunday services will be moved to the evening, with services at both 4 and 6 PM. Make your plans now and invite your friends and family to experience this special service.
JACKETS FOR THE HOMELESS
As the weather turns cold the sandwich ministry is collecting gently used jackets to distribute to local homeless people. There is a box in the lobby where you can drop off any jackets you would like to donate.
Discover more about VVCC and how you can get connected with the church and with others at First Steps, following service on Sunday, December 3rd in the preschool bldg. room 600. First Steps is your opportunity to enjoy lunch and meet members of the church staff and other leaders as you discover more about VVCC. Please stop at Guest Relations and let us know if you will be attending.
The CAFÉ offers three flavors of iced coffee: caramel, sweet cream and white chocolate along with regular coffee, lemonade and water. Head on over to come enjoy your favorite beverage and a donut!
VVCC SHOPPING BAGS
Are you in need of grocery bags for your shopping trips? VVCC has insulated shopping bags available for purchase at Guest Relations for $5 each.
We want VVCC to be a place where you feel like you belong and are valued. A great way to do that is through discovering a place to serve. VVCC offers many service opportunities, and to help you discover the right place for you to serve, we have First Serve. First Serve allows you to “test drive” different ministries within the church to see where you fit best. Stop by Guest Relations to find out more.
Women of VVCC, Flourish is a time for you to refocus on your relationship with Jesus and build relationships with other ladies. Flourish meets the first Friday evening of each month @ 6:30 p.m. If you are interested in attending future dates please stop by Guest Relations to sign up and pay $15 for the study guide.
NEW ACTIVITY LIFE GROUPS FORMING
Car Care Group- Meets the first Saturday of each month. Visit Guest Relations for more info.
Hiking Group- Search “VVCC Hiking” on Facebook for info on upcoming hikes.
Planner Group- Meets last Saturday of the month. Visit Guest Relations for more info.
NORTH OF 50
Everyone over the age of 50 and looking to connect with others in the same season of life is invited to the North of 50 potluck held the 1st Sunday of every month in the Student Ministry Center. Also, on December 9th @ 2:00 P.M. we will be attending the play “Miracle on 34th Street” @ the Lewis Family Playhouse in Rancho Cucamonga. $18.00 for seniors and the money needs to be in by TODAY, checks can be made payable to Jerry Alley. Sign-up sheets are available @ Guest Relations.
FORGE MEN’S GROUP challenges the men of VVCC to FORGE ahead in their walk with Jesus through weekly Bible study and a brotherhood of encouragement, accountability and action. FORGE meets every Wednesday night and if you are interested in attending you can contact Jason Kleber (text: 760-221-0187) or Lee Gilkerson (text: 760-964-2504).
Are you looking to connect with people at VVCC? A Life Group is a perfect way. Stop by the sofa in the lobby to talk to someone who will help you discover a place to connect with others and grow as a disciple.
BASECAMP @ NIGHT is for 4th-6th grade students who want to build deep friendships and spend time in God’s word. Plan on bringing your children and invite their friends to come every Wednesday evening from 7-8 p.m.
COLLEGE AGED LIFE GROUP for 18-25 years old, Sundays @ noon at the Starbucks on the corner of Hesperia/Bear Valley Rd. Stop by Guest Relations or you can contact Tammy Grebel at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
HOPE FOR MIGORI Stop by the HFM table in the lobby to pick up any letters from your sponsored child and don’t forget monthly payments are due on the 25th.
OPEN ARMS MINISTRY
If you are looking for a place to serve here at VVCC come join us on Saturdays @ 8 a.m. in Student Ministries where we make sandwiches and then go out and deliver to the homeless. Please contact Dorella Beggs at 760.244.2953 if you are interested or have questions.
STATER BROS CARDS Do your shopping at Stater Bros? Stater Bros Cards are available at Guest Relations in denominations of $25, $50, $100, and $250. 6% of the proceeds from the purchase of these cards go towards the VVCC Food Room.
THE FOOD ROOM serves the community by giving out non-perishable food items on the last Friday of every month. With the way the holidays fall this year we will re-open the food room again in January 2018.