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 9/12/2021-9/18/2021

September 12, 2021



Worship Service

Welcome Pastor Ken Walker - FAITH PROMISE

10:00 AM – Family Worship   (in-person and FB Live)

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 

  • Adult- See Below.
  • Teens – Meet in Youth/Teen Room (downstairs)
  • Children – Various Classrooms

Faith Connections…..…………...................  Room 108/110/112
What if Jesus was Serious? by Skye Jethani..…… Rm 104/106
Faith Connections……..……………….….………….....   Rm 100


Gary Ritter’s Life Group in Room110 at 5:30 PM   812-278-4274
Flynn/Shipley Life Group (every other Sunday evening) 5:00 PM at Tyler & Jen Flynn’s Home 812-325-0768
Silvers/Arthur Life Group (rotating homes) 6:00 PM   812-583-0691



Monday & Tuesday - September 13th, 14th– Becky’s Place “Dining for Hope”…(See information in Announcement on back.) We encourage you to come and support the event and Becky’s Place.

Tuesday – September 14th @ 8:30 AM –Breakfast at Bob Evans in Bedford  
    Women’s Group … text RSVP (for table size) to Pastor Melony 812-797-9816 or Renee 812-327-6017.
    Men’s Group… text RSVP (for table size) to Pastor John 812-797-9819.

Tuesday - September 14th – 6:30 PM Church Board Meeting in the Conference Room

 Friday – September 17th  @ 6:30 PM NYI (Youth ages 12 and up) Meet in “The Basement”

Friday - September 17th – Hope Resource Banquet hosted at Crossroads Community Church…see bulletin board for info.

Friday & Saturday - September 17-18 – SWID Men’s Breakout/Fishing Outing @ Raccoon Lake (See bulletin board for more information)



20th  DINING FOR HOPE – Becky’s Place
  Guests will have the opportunity to donate to Becky’s Place while dining at participating restaurants around Bedford:
  * September 13th – Buffalo Wings & Rings
                                   Golden Corral
                                   Mamma’s & Pappa’s
   *September 14th – Magic Morning Bakery
   *September 20th – Apron Strings Diner
                                   Smokin’ Jim’s BBQ & Steakhouse   

September 25th –
SWID Golf Scramble 11:30 to 5:30 at Stonecrest Golf Community.  $55/player. Sign-up at Welcome Center.  (see bulletin board or Jim Gray for more info)

September 25th - Men's Warming Shelter Spaghetti Back on the Square; Downtown Bedford Square  $10/person or $25 for a family of four.  See Renee Chambers for tickets. (This will be a drive-thru pick-up for your dinners, but you can still bring your lawn chairs and spread out to eat!  Silent Auction and bands will still be playing at Harp Commons.)

October 2nd – Men’s Breakfast with special guest speaker, Dr. Tim Crump, followed by a Skeet Shoot.  Sign-up at Welcome Center. 

October 10th – 10:00 AM  Pic & Bow Concert

October 26th – Community Prayer on the Courthouse Square 6:00 PM

November 16th - Community Prayer on the Courthouse Square 6:00 PM

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

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


Thank You – Thank You – Thank You for supporting our Valley Kids!  It was a beautiful night for a Jog-A-Thon as our kids completed their fundraising for a new playground.  They were OVER THE TOP SUCCESSFUL!  The new Noah’s Ark playground should arrive in the next week or so! 

Faith Promise is a promise made in faith, between  an individual and God.  It is a method of raising support for the World Evangelism Fund. Individuals pledge your support today!  Everyone has 1 year to complete their pledge for Valley Mission budgeted amount to be given.  Our goal is $15,000.  Our speaker is Ken Walker, retired missionary who served in Africa.  Ken is currently serving as a pastor on SWID.


*Pastor John will be starting a new Sunday School class September 19th based on Chic Shaver's Basic Bible Study on the Christian Life and Spirit Filled Living. Location TBD

* Pastor John and Pastor Melony will be starting a new Life Group on Sunday nights at the church using Gary Smalley's DVD series: Sacred Marriage.  It will be bi-weekly starting:

September 19, October 3, October 17, October 31, November 14, November 28...  We will have child care with suggested donation for that care and invite all married couples, or even those married and spouse won't come, to join us.

* October 2 @ 8:30 AM Men's Breakfast with special speaker Dr. Crump, followed by skeet shooting.  Anyone interested in helping cook let Pastor John know asap.  My goal is to fid a men's ministry leader who can put together periodic men's evens as will as find ways to serve our church and community.

Capital Fund CampaignUpdate

  Total Pledges:  $167,089

  Total Received:  $122,215

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


It's not too late to pledge to the Capital Fund Campaign. Remaining funds received will go to reduce our Mortgage Principal Debt.  See Gary Ritter or Justin Hawkins if you have questions.  

Wednesday Evening  Worship Schedule

We will be having Worship & Prayer in the Shelter House on the following Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM:  Studying Ken Ham's "Foundations"

      September 22

Wednesday worship is a GREAT mid-week spiritual boost!!!  Bring a lawn chair and plan on joining us as we lift our voices to HEAVEN!

​​**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 :) 

~ Online Giving is available at ~

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