"Changing the world is not our job"
"...that's God's task. Changing ourselves to become His instruments is our job, and it's His grace that makes it work." Hear the rest of Dr. Gary Furr's recent sermon, "Living in a World of Many," here.
No Wednesday activities during July
Regular Wednesday activities are suspended during the month of July. This includes Prayer Breakfast, Fellowship Supper, and all Wednesdsay night meetings.
Adult classes have option during July
On Sundays during July, adult Bible study classes may choose to join with other classes in the Fellowship Hall. The joint gathering will include elements of fellowship and Bible study. Our topic of study will be "Jesus' Missionary Intent." Teachers will be Becky White (7/6), Dale Tadlock (7/13), and LaRue Speights (7/20 and 7/27). Lesson will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. Contact Mike McBrayer for more information.
Educational Scholarship - apply by July 18
VHBC members enrolled in colleges and universities for 2014-15 may apply. A committee allocates the funds each year based on need and availability of resources. All students must reapply each year. Email email@example.com to receive the application by email; it is a fillable Word document. Application deadline: July 18. Contact the church office for information about giving to the scholarship fund.
For those preparing for ministry at seminary, Alabama Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has a scholarship in honor of Caroline and Fisher Humphreys. More information here.
Women's Bible Study
Mark your calendars, ladies! Fall Bible Study Retreat is Sunday, Aug. 24, 5 - 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Weekly Bible study for the fall is Children of the Day by Beth Moore, based on the books 1 and 2 Thessalonians. Watch for sign-up sheets for Sunday afternoon, Monday morning, or Tuesday evening sessions (7 weeks, starting the week of Sept. 7). Child care is provided for Monday morning session.