Congratulations to Nancy Akins
This Sunday, February 1, we celebrate Nancy Akins' completion of 25 years of ministry to preschoolers, children, and families at Vestavia Hills Baptist Church. Please attend the reception following morning worship and express your appreciation to Nancy!
Pastor's Current Sermon Series
John 6:35, "I Am the Bread of Life" January 11
John 8:12, "I Am the Light of the World" January 18
John 10:7, "I Am the Door of the Sheep" January 25
John 10:11, "I Am the Good Shepherd" February 1
John 11:25 "I Am the Resurrection and the Life"
John 14:6 "I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life"
John 15:1 "I Am the True Vine"
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4-week series on Practicing Prayer continues. On Feb. 4, Rev. Jack Hinnen, chaplain at Birmingham Southern College, brings encouragement for the practice of our prayer disciplines. In our final session on Feb. 11 we will use the practice of scriptural reading, meditation and prayer known as Lectio Divina. Location: Adult Seminar Room. Or, remain in the Fellowship Hall for Bible study with Pastor Gary Furr.
Coming up soon! Renowned religious historian Dr. David Bebbington will be with us on Wednesday evening, February 28. Dr Bebbington, one of the world's leading experts on the history of the global evangelical movement, will be visiting Birmingham to lecture at Samford University and Beeson Divinity. We are delighted to have the opportunity to hear from him during our Wednesday Sessions at 6 p.m. on February 28 in the Fellowship Hall.
Make your Fellowship Supper reservation and join in these great experiences of growth and learning in Wednesday Sessions at 6 p.m. weekly at VHBC.
Senior Adult Valentine Bash, February 13
"A Step Back in Time"
Friday, February 13, in the Fellowship Hall at 12 noon. Cost, $5 payable at the door. Food! Fun! Friends! 50s & 60s Doo Wop Entertainment by Kool Kats. Please sign up in your classroom, click here, or call 979-5920.
Lenten Bible Study February 22 with Dr. Mark Biddle
How do we find healing for the brokenness of sin in our faith? Dr. Mark Biddle, Professor of Old Testament at Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, presents "Missing the Mark: The Biblical Doctrine of Sin and Its Remedy" in morning and evening sessions. Watch for details.
"Five Ways of Understanding Jesus" - Lenten Luncheon Series begins February 24
Dr. Fisher Humphreys leads Tuesday luncheon series during Lent: "Five Ways of Understanding Jesus." Time: 12 Noon on Tuesdays. A modest charge for lunch will be collected each session; no reservation needed.
Tuesday, February 24
Rabbi Jesus: Jesus Taught about God and a New Way of Life
Tuesday, March 3
Lord Jesus: Jesus Died and Rose Again to Save the World
Tuesday, March 10
Orthodox Jesus: Jesus Was Human and Divine
Tuesday, March 17
Modern Jesus: Jesus' Life Has Been Reconstructed by Critical Historians
Tuesday, March 24
Our Jesus: Jesus Has Been Present with People across the Centuries