Valley Mission Church of the Nazarene

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

​​​​​​​​Welcome to Valley Mission Church
…a place where you can Be More, Do More, Love More

~ Pastors John and Melony Paulus ~
110 Hillcrest Way, Bedford, IN  812-275-7170
Thank you for choosing to worship with us this morning.  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.

Valley Mission’s Worship Service is also available on the Church’s Facebook page.

​Week of 11/28/2021-12/4/2021

November 28, 2021


Pastor John – "Advent: As Promised" -   Luke 1:37 NIV

10:00 AM – Worship (in-person and FB Live)
     Children’s Church today, watch screen for dismissal following Worship

15 Minutes of Fellowship​ following morning service

45 Minutes of Sunday School following Fellowship; watch screen and listen for announcement that Sunday School is starting 

~Sunday School~

  • Adult- See Below.
  • Teens – will meet with Pastors John & Melony in the back of the Sanctuary for Basic Bible Study
  • Children – Various Classrooms South Wing

Faith Connections - Bob Stultz - Room 108/110/112
What if Jesus was Serious? by Skye Jethani - Justin Hawkins - Rm 104/106
Faith Connections - Gary Ritter - Rm 100 (Conference Room)

Basic Bible Study on the Christian Life and Spirit Filled Living (by Chic Shaver) - Pastors John & Melony - back of Sanctuary 



Gary Ritter’s Life Group at 5:30 PM in room 110   812-278-4274
Flynn/Shipley Life Group Bi-weekly at 5:00 PM at Tyler & Jen Flynn’s Home 812-325-0768 (tonight)
Arthur Life Group (rotating homes) 6:00 PM   812-583-0691 Bi-weekly (weeks opposite of Pastors Life Group) (December 5th at Steve & Debby Bakers)

Pastors John & Melony Life Group "Sacred Marriage" Bi-Weekly in the church Conference Room at 6:00 PM  812-797-9819 (tonight)



​Saturday - November 27th - @ 10:00 AM - CHRISTMAS DECORATING the CHURCH!  Shauna will be heading up decorating the Church for CHRISTMAS!  Lots of volunteers will ne needed, including men to carry the trees down from storage.  Many hands make light the work!  Let her know if you will be able to help.  THANK YOU :)

Tuesday – November 23rdth – Breakfast at Bob Evans in Bedford @ 9:00 AM (Note time change)
    Women’s Group … text RSVP (for table size) to Pastor Melony or Renee.
    Men’s Group… text RSVP (for table size) to Pastor John.

Wednesday – December 1st @ 7:00 PM - Mid week service "Holiness of God" by RC Sproul with Pastor Melony for Adults, Kids meet with Pastor John for "Foundations for Kids,"

TEENS meet with Cindy Crump in "The Basement."


December 10th - PARENTS NIGHT OUT...for children preschool - 5th grade. Drop off between 5-5:30 pm, dinner served at 5:30 pm, and pick up at 7:30 pm.

​December 12th - Children's Christmas Program (AM Service)

December 12th - Carols by Candlelight and Soup dinner @ 5:00 PM Soups will be provided...bring snacks to share!  

December 24th - 6:00 PM Christmas Eve Service

December 22nd - NO WEDNESDAY Evening Services

December 28th - Community Prayer on the Courthouse Square 6:00 PM

December 29th - NO WEDNESDAY Evening Services

December 31st - New Year's Eve Celebration (Family Night) @ 6:00 PM.  Bring snacks to share, games to play, invite friends and family to join in, and plan on bringing in the New Year in a FUN, SAFE environment.

January 25th - Community Prayer on the Courthouse Square 6:00 PM

February 1st & 2nd - Church Directory Photo Sessions...more info to come.


HEY…Did you know that TEENS are now meeting on WEDNESDAY evenings with Cindy Crump in “The Basement”???  Make sure your teens (ages 12 and up) join in!


Save the Date, February 1 & 2, for family photos!!!  We will be putting together a new Church Directory, which means we will have a photographer here to take your family’s pictures.  If you know now that you will not be available then, please see Renee to arrange for an alternative photo to be used.  Also, we are looking for a few people to help coordinate and work this endeavor.  See Renee if you can help.  THANK YOU 😊

 The TRIM HEALTHY MAMA (and PAPA) group, led by Jaime Gaines, will be starting up again in January.  Let Renee Chambers know if you are interested in joining us.   It's free!

 Check with Renee for available dates for your SS/Small Group Holiday Parties. 

 Check out the LOST & FOUND basket at the Welcome Center.  There are items just waiting to be found!   

Care Ministry has prepared an address list of the Shut-ins just in time for the holidays.  Pick one up at the Welcome Center.

Capital Fund CampaignUpdate (as of 11/21/21)

  Total Pledges:  $169,559

  Total Received:  $127,648

Mortgage Balance: $355,836.70 (as of 10/20/21) 

Mortgage Balance: $362,248 (as of 9/20/21)

Mortgage Balance: $370,819.57 (as of 8/20/21)

This is truly AMAZING!  Just look at that Mortgage Balance drop!!!  Almost 75% of pledges have been received to date and we still have 5 months to go before all pledges should be fulfilled (April 2022).  It's not too can still make a pledge; just see Gary Ritter or Justin Hawkins.  Every month an additional "Principal Only" mortgage payment from pledges received is made (100% of the remaining pledges received go straight to the principal of our mortgage) .  Feel free to fulfill your pledge early and watch that Mortgage Balance continue to drop!  GOD IS SOOOO GOOD!

Wednesday Evening  Worship Schedule (7:00 PM)

Adults will meet in Room 110 and are studying "Holiness of God" 

Teens are meeting with Cindy Crump in "The Basement"

Kids will be meeting with Pastor John studying "Foundations for Kids" 

​​**Deadline for bulletin announcements is Tuesdays at 10:00 AM.  All announcements for the bulletin should be sent to Renee Chambers at  or text 812-327-6017.  Thank you :) 

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Valley Mission Church of the Nazarene

110 Hillcrest Way, Bedford, Indiana 47421

Phone:  812.275.7170

John Paulus, Pastor   812-797-9819

Melony Paulus, Pastor  812-797-9816