This Week and Coming Up Soon
- Pastor's weekly Bible study meets weekly on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Dr. Furr's topic now through Oct. 14 is "The Valley of the Shadow: Moving through Grief with Scripture, Prayer, Health and Hope." We will study the process of healthy grief, how to cope with the experiences it brings, and how to move ahead in our lives when grief comes. No reservation or prior Bible knowledge needed. Bring a friend with you to this great group and enjoy hot coffee, every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Adult Seminar Room.
- Deacons Meeting Sunday, Oct. 11, 5:00 p.m.
Fall Fest is Wednesday, October 28, 5 to 7 p.m.
Location: Lower parking lot. Free hot dogs, fellowship, music, costumes, fun, climbing wall, and "Trunk 'R Treat"! Join in this annual favorite with the VHBC family. We encourage you to bring your car with a game and/or candy for Trunk 'R Treat.
Adult Sessions - Choices offered @6 PM each week
Continuing through October 21
Bible study on James
LaRue Speights. Seminar Room
Much like Psalms and Proverbs of the Old Testament, the book of James offers wisdom to the reader at every turn. Its call to put faith into action is one we need to hear again and again. This six-week Bible study is designed for participants to attend all six sessions; material includes study to be done on your own during the week.
Bible Study: Getting Ready to Die...And Live
Gary Furr. Fellowship Hall
Preparing for the end of life is more than merely making funeral arrangements, ethical directives and taking care of our money issues. Careful attention to the issues of dying and death lead us to consider the whole breadth of our lives.
Mud Slingers - Note: class registration is full
Bill Bugg. Studio
Mud Slingers! If you are ready to get your hands dirty, come join us for three Wednesday nights in October to experience the feel of Alabama mud as it grows under your fingers into bowls, vases, cups or whatever you are moved to make.
Join Team Tsunami Tommy on October 18
Our GA and RAs are supporting the Children's Tumor Foundation at this year's Alabama NF Walk on October 18 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Tommy was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis NF several years ago. He is doing fine and has regular checkups with his doctor. To join the team or find more information, click here. Fees to participate: Adult walker ages 13+, $20; Child ages 4-12, $10; Young child ages 0-3, no fee. T-shirt is an additional $10 Location: Veterans Park 4800 Valleydale Road Hoover, AL 35216. Dogs are welcome. There is a $5 fee per dog.
Prayer for Global Missions fall schedule
Fall Season of Prayer for Global Missions meets on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays through December 8. Join us at 11:30 a.m. in the Chapel and bring your sack lunch for a time of fellowship afterward. Coffee, tea and water are provided. These sessions are led by Mavis Hardy, missionary to Japan, retired.
Young Adult Bible Study
Our young adults 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 and invite a friend! Contact Mike for more information.
2015 Unified Missions
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