Valley Mission Church of the Nazarene

110 Hillcrest Way, (in Judah) Bedford, Indiana  47421

Bulletin and Events for the week of
December 1, 2019

Welcome to Valley Mission Church
                           …a place where you belong

~ Pastors John and Melony Paulus ~
110 Hillcrest Way, Bedford, IN  812-275-7170

Thank you for choosing to worship with us. If you are visiting for the first time today, please see one of the greeters in the foyer before you leave today. We want to make sure you go home with some goodies.


Pastor John ~ “Prepare”  Isaiah 9:2, 6-7 and John 8:12
Nursery available

ADVENT READINGS: Each Sunday following the pastoral prayer and before worship songs begin, a family/person will be reading and lighting the appropriate advent candle for that week that will tie into the focus of that advent Sunday and the sermon

Special readers: Kip & Lindsey Shipley family

Thanksgiving offering for World Evangelism Fund
will be accepted this morning. If you have not participated in Faith Promise please consider giving.

Valley Mission’s Worship Service is also available on the Church’s Facebook page.
10:30 A.M. Children’s Mission Lesson ~  watch screen for dismissal


11:30 A.M.  Adult Sunday School ~ meet in classrooms

This Evening~

**** We will no longer be holding traditional Sunday evening services as we transition to LIFE GROUPS to foster growth, growing, and gathering oppor-tunities for every age. We invite you to join us tonight at 6 pm for an information and discussion session regarding this upcoming change. Children will meet with Marla for Sunday evening activities. Additional questions can be directed to Pastor John or Pastor Melony.


GET INSPIRED!  Mid-week service Wed. @ 7 PM, Rm 110
Teens with Kip  Wed. @ 7:00 PM in the basement

This Week~

ADVENT READINGS: Mon. Isa. 61:1 / Tues. Isa. 40:1-8
Wed. Isa. 7:14, Matt. 1:23 / Thurs. Matt. 1:1-17
Fri. Luke 1:46-56 / Sat. Eph. 2:3-14

SAVE YOUR EMPTY 12 PK SODA POP CARTONS THIS WEEK!! The Children’s Ministry needs LOTS of empty 12-pk soda boxes! (Note: NOT the soda; just the empty cartons.) Put all your empty soda cartons in your car this week so you don't forget to bring them to church next Sunday! We need them by Dec. 11th, for the Parent’s Night Out on Dec 13th to build a "BIG" jenga game. Need at least 30, would love to get 48+!  (We will collect them in the conference room.) Thanks for adding to the fun for our kids!

Sunday evenings:  Dec. 1st, 8th, and 15th at 6 P.M.

Join us for more information and discussion regarding formation of LIFE GROUPS. Childcare will be provided. Contact Pastor John or Pastor Melony with any questions you may have: or call 812-275-7170.

Parents’ Night Out! Friday, December 13, 5:30-8:30 P.M.
Enjoy a night-out -- or just to yourself -- while the kids are safe and having a fun time at church! Drop the kiddos off between 5:30-6 P.M. Dinner will be provided for the kiddos at 6 P.M. Lots of activities are planned for the kids, so it will be a fun evening for them! Questions? Ask Marla.

Christmas Cards for Shut-In’s ~ Just in time for addressing your Christmas cards, Care Ministries is providing a list of names and addresses of our shut-ins. Pick up a list at the Greeter Station. If you want someone added to the list, please let Gay Stultz or Marla Gray know. 

Work & Witness fundraising dinner ~ December 18th at 6:30 P.M. A sign up sheet is in the foyer. Please sign up for cooks help with preparation.

Carols by Candlelight ~ Dec. 22nd at 5 pm. We would ask that you bring finger foods to share.

Leaders & Volunteers Needed ~ He came not to be served but to serve.... we want EVERYONE to have a place of service. What passion and gifts has God given you? God's calling is on everyone at VM. New or longtime member, young or old, there is a place for you. 

Mission Books: See Janet Ritter to check one out.

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