Annual Shepherd Memorial Concert, Sunday, May 3
Arts on the Mountain presents the 2015 Shepherd Memorial Concert on Sunday, May 3, at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary of Vestavia Hills Baptist Church. This year's concert commemorates the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. Featuring internationally known musician, historian and entertainer Bobby Horton; the choirs of Vestavia Hill Baptist Church and Vestavia Hills High School; and The Southeastern Chamber Orchestra. Terre Johnson, Conductor. Tony Giles, Announcer. Admission is free. An offering will be received to benefit the Shepherd Scholarship Fund assisting music students in area colleges and universities.
Prayer for Global Missions Guest Speaker, Luncheon, Tuesday, May 12 at 11:30 a.m.
Hear guest speaker, VHBC member Marjorie Ray. Retired as a scientist at the UAB Center for Biophysical Sciences and Engineering, her research included work for NASA and the space shuttle program. Now an aspiring student interested in philosophy, she has just returned from a month-long visit to Thailand, where she observed and helped in the mission work of David and Claudia Johnson (brother and sister-in-law of our pastor's wife, Vickie Furr).
Luncheon to follow this event! Stay and enjoy fellowship around the table with a meal prepared by our kitchen staff. Make reservations for lunch by Thursday, May 7. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 979-5920. Cost for lunch: $7.50.
Vacation Bible School is June 15-18. Register now.
For children who will have completed Kindergarten through Grade 5, as of June 15. Monday - Thursday, June 15-18, 9:00 to 12 noon, with lunch provided afterward. Sign up now at Eventbrite. If you have questions or difficulty registering, please call 979-5920.
Arts on the Mountain Children's Camp is July 6-10.
For children who will have completed Kindergarten through Grade 6, as of July 6. Monday - Friday, July 6-10, 9:00 to 12 noon. This event does not include lunch. Sign up now at Eventbrite. If you have questions or difficulty registering, please call 979-5920.
Party at the Parks, Saturday, May 2, at Railroad Park and Regions Park, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.. A family-friendly event (free), and Barons baseball game, to promote awareness for Alabama Baptist Children's Homes.
General Admission tickets to the ball game at 7 p.m. are $7 and can be bought at the park the night of the game. We have 30 tickets for reserved seats ($10 each) for our church members. Contact Dennis Anderson to get one of those. Come join the fun. Live music featuring Shades Mountain Air, face painting, clowns, cotton candy, balloon animals & lots more.
Young Adult Bible Study
Led by Mike McBrayer
Did you know? Our adults in their 20s and early 30s gather for dinner and Bible study each Thursday night from 6:30 to 8:30 at a host home in Vestavia Hills. Led by Rev. Mike McBrayer, Minister of Discipleship and Missions. Join in! Contact Mike.
Property study available
The Needs Assessment Committee has provided the results of a recent independent study of the condition of church facilities and property. View report.
Shepherd Memorial Concert, May 3 at 7 p.m.
Graduate Recognition, May 10
Deacons present Church-wide Ice Cream Fellowship, June 14, 5 p.m.
All-American Sing-Along, June 24, 6 p.m.
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2015 Unified Missions Offering Goal Set
In giving to the Unified Missions Offering this year you are helping to support local, state, and global efforts to serve the world in Christ's name, including Weekenders Backpack Program to meet hunger needs of local school students, ongoing mission partnership with CBF field personnel in Slovakia, and much more. Read more. Goal: $39,000