And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another-and all the more as you see the Day approaching. - Hebrews 10:24-25
The Congregational Life Ministry Team seeks to connect people together, whether they are within or outside the VCBC Community. We hope to grow and build relationships with each other through Christ, facilitate a sense of fellowship and love in our church, and build a healthy, God loving identity for us as a congregation.
Because our congregation is made up of different people with different backgrounds; different walks of life and different needs, we find it exciting to look for effective and relevant ways to connect us together.
So our goal this year is to create more opportunities to get connected with other congregational members, to bring friends to experience church life and to reach out to newcomers. To be able to provide our church family opportunities to know and grow in their love for one another, we will continue to use strategies that work from before and we will be also adding new initiatives along the way.
Making guests and friends alike feel welcomed and belonged
We want to invite the members of our church to play the role with us and making new guests and visitors feel welcomed. It’s not easy transitioning or joining a new church, so we hope that we’ll be able to guide and walk in faith with them. If you ever do see a newcomer, strike a conversation with them and don’t hesitate reaching out or directing them to any of us as we’d love to talk to them and connect them with the right people. There is so much that we can do at service, in small groups, and just at church and we have a lot of exciting and new things planned for this year!
LIFE & CONNECTION GROUPs
Because Christians should not travel in faith alone
We hope that everyone in our community has a group of peers that they can grow, experience, and learn together. The Congregational Life Team works to connect our members to the different groups available in our community. Whether you are looking for others at a similar life stage or people sharing similar interests to explore your hobbies and faith together, we will serve to find a group (or form a new group) for you.
An entry point to meet and connect
A lot of times, church events can seem intimidating, but we are hoping that these gatherings can serve as a space where we can foster a greater sense of community. Most of the events that we have planned surround food, is an amazing opportunity for people of different ages and backgrounds to bond over. So feel free to bring your friends!
CONFERENCE & TRAINING
Grow together in a deeper manner
The Conference and Training stream strives to explore and provide different opportunities for people to deepen their knowledge and understanding of the Bible through workshops and discussion. Join us as we spend time fellowshipping together away from our homes at our annual Summer Conference or learn with us in our various community learning opportunities.
PAST COMMUNITY SOCIALS
MOTHER'S DAY TEA
FATHER'S DAY COFFEE