Current Sermon Series (Feb. 17 – Mar. 17)
“FIRST THINGS FIRST”
Join us for the next five weeks as Bob will be preaching a series from the book of Colossians titled, “First Things First.” In Colossians, the Apostle Paul gives us helpful insight into what it means to keep Jesus first in our lives. Be sure to bring your Bible and be ready to take notes as we examine and commit to things that will change our life, our legacy, and our destiny!
LIFE GROUPS — IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO JOIN!
Make plans now to join in our Winter 2019 season of Life Groups that will run for 10 weeks (began the week of January 13th!) Information about our Life Groups is available at the Information Table or click HERE to view a listing!
We offer a variety of Life Groups from church-based Bible study groups to home groups and special interest groups. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to grow your relationships with others and Jesus as we “do life together!”
Contact Life Group & Spiritual Growth Coordinator Joe McNeil at email@example.com with questions or contact the church office at 317-856-3766.
Starting Point Experience
Sunday, March 17 at Noon
Interested in learning more about baptism? membership? getting involved and serving?
If you are new (or not so new) to Valley Mills Christian Church, the staff and pastors would love to spend time getting to know you and your family at our next Starting Point Experience on Sunday, Mar. 17 at Noon. Lunch for you and your family will be provided and childcare is available, if needed. Come learn more about baptism, membership, and ways YOU can get connected and involved here at Valley Mills! If you are interested in attending, please contact the church office at 317-856-3766, email firstname.lastname@example.org or sign up at the Information Table by no later than Thursday, March 14th (for food planning purposes).
Dave Ramsey’s FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY
HELD ON SUNDAYS, BEGINNING FEBRUARY 24
1:30 – 3:30 PM @ VALLEY MILLS
COST: $110 (SINGLE PERSON OR PER COUPLE)
Sign up by February 24th
CLICK HERE FOR A VIDEO CLIP OF DAVE RAMSEY AS HE HIGHLIGHTS SOME OF WHAT YOU WILL LEARN AND GAIN BY ATTENDING THIS COURSE!
Come discover the freedom, blessings, and peace in learning how to manage your money God’s way. No matter where you are with your money, this nine-week class will teach you to create a budget, pay off debt, spend and save wisely, and so much more!
Sign-up at the Information Table in the foyer on Sundays by Feb. 24th or email email@example.com to sign up. Classes start on Sun., February 24, 1:30 – 3:30 PM, and run for 9 weeks on Sundays. The cost for materials is $110 per single person or couple. Checks can be made payable to Valley Mills Christian Church and given at the Information Table on Sundays or during the week in the church office. Contact the church office or Stephani Boulton at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Valley Mills’ Winter Food Drive
Sundays, February 17 & 24
To ensure our Food Pantry inventory keeps up with the expanded giving, please join us in blessing our food pantry during the month of February! You can help by donating at least two canned goods or other non-perishable items to help fill our pantry shelves. A special table will be available in the foyer on Sundays, Feb. 17 & 24 to accept your donations. (And we also take donations throughout the year– items can be placed in the marked basket by the Receptionist Office anytime!) New servants are always welcome on our Food Pantry team! If you have questions contact Pat McGrath through the church office.
Pre-Registration for Grades 1st – 8th
Registration for summer camp at Camp Allendale opens February 16th and closes on March 24th. Discounts are available for those who register early online beginning Feb. 16th at: http://www/camp-allendale.org/summer-camp/registration/ *(link available on Feb. 16th)
Visit the camp display in the foyer for more information about ways you can help support our campers through fundraising and scholarship opportunities!
1st grade day camp: June 15th–regular fee $37
2nd grade overnight camp (one night); June 14-15–regular fee $74
3rd-4th grade week camp: June 16-21–regular fee–$380
5th-6th grade week camp: June 16-21–regular fee–$380
7th-8th grade week camp: June 16-21–regular fee–$395
**We can issue a code/coupon for our VMCC campers to use during EARLY REGISTRATION ONLY that will reduce their camp cost ($5 for 1st grade, $10 for 2nd grade, and $50 for 3rd-8th grade). This is only good for early registration.
Visit www.camp-allendale.org to learn more about this camp and retreat center in Trafalgar, IN.
SuperStart! For grades 4 – 6
Friday March 8th – Saturday March 9th
SIGN UP ONLINE HERE BY FEB. 17!
Parents of 4th – 6th graders – check your emails for information about the 2019 SuperStart! program that will take place at Traders Point Christian Church! We have a limited number of slots, so be sure to sign up online HERE by Feb. 17th . (Cost: $67 per child; drop off students at VMCC at 5PM on March 8th and pick up students at VMCC on March 9th at 3PM).
CHURCH FAMILY: YOU CAN HELP! — Donations of the following are requested for their service project they will be doing alongside”Changing Footprints” (click here for more information about this organization). Items can be dropped off in the marked container in the Kid Zone foyer:
packing tape and a tape gun,
rubber bands for the shoes,
gently used or new shoes,
new socks (all sizes).
Please contact Dustin or Amanda Vandeventer at email@example.com with any questions or contact the church office.
2019 “ROAR” VBS with Valley Kids!
“Life is Wild… God is Good!”
CLICK HERE for more details!
Early planning has begun for our 2019 VBS Roar program that will take place the week of June 9th. We are asking for your prayers as we begin putting together plans to carry out this incredible program to reach children in our community! Please watch your communications for more information, and pray about how God can use YOU in this church-wide local mission program!
Student Ministry (Grades 7-12)
“THE PEAK” – SUNDAYS, 10:45 AM & 6-8 PM
On Sunday mornings, we offer programming for both middle and high school students called “The Peak!” All students in grades 7-12 are invited upstairs to the Student Ministry area for our 10:45 AM worship time.
We encourage your students to come and participate in this time of fellowship and learning! For further questions please see Ezra Davis, Student Minister or contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday Nights! 6-8 PM – Small Groups continue every Sunday night throughout the school year!
EVERY SUNDAY MORNING!
9:00 & 10:45 AM
ON SUNDAYS WHEN YOU CAN’T BE AT THE CHURCH WITH US…. JOIN US “LIVE” ON FACEBOOK!
EVERY SUNDAY MORNING AT 9:00 AND 10:45 AM!
VIEW THE SERMONS “LIVE” HERE:
PAL (Parents of Addicted Loved Ones)
All Family Members Welcome to Attend
Every Thursday from 7:00 – 8:30 PM
People helping people through the woods. PAL groups meet weekly to educate, support and help each other with issues arising from loving someone with an addiction. Each PAL group is facilitated by a peer, someone walking the same path. While the focus is on parents with an addicted child, all family members and friends (age 18 and older) are welcome to attend PAL meetings. These weekly meetings are open to the community. Childcare can be available, if requested in advance. Contact Robin Paul at 317-856-3766 or email@example.com