Join us for our Sunday services at 8:30 a.m. (traditional) and 10:30 a.m. (contemporary / family) Message and a meal: Welcoming Wednesdays. Every week at 6pm on Wednesday evenings, we offer a free light meal and fellowship. Our free community dinner is the last Wednesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. Check our full events calendar for complete listings. In need of help? Visit our food pantry and clothing ministry Mon, Wed, Fri from 9:30 - noon.

Coming up Announcements

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VBS Decorating

Tuesdays 2-4pm, Thursdays 7-9pm

We're kicking it into high gear! Join us for VBS decorating 2x per week through July. No experience or special talents needed. As long as you're willing to "help where you're needed" you're welcome! Come on down and join in the fun.

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Final Countdown!

Our Red Bird team is in the final stages! The mission team departs the church on July 14th for their week of service in Kentucky. Pray 'em up, folks!

Red Bird Box Tops

Ongoing

Red Bird Box Top and Label Collection: We continue to collect box tops and labels for Red Bird Mission, these points can be used to purchase work vans, tools and supplies for each project. Please see Box Top Box in Fellowship Hall.

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Mommy & Me - See You in the Fall!

September 6, 2018 11:00am

It's summertime! Mommy & Me follows the VTSD Calendar, so we're "out for the summer." Play group resumes on Thursdays starting September 6, 2018.

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Optical Academy at Vernon UMC

August 11, 2018 10:00am - 4:00pm

Optical Academy's elite vision team of mobile eye care professionals will be on-site at Vernon United Methodist Church from 10am-4pm on August 11th to conduct complete eye exams and offer great-looking glasses at deep discounts. Using advanced digital mobile equipment, their optometrists, opticians and assistants will help you get ready with back-to-school eyewear, or just get up-to-date on your eye health exams. An Appointment is REQUIRED. Call 800-530-2730 to register by phone or register online.

Eye Exams, Eyeglasses, Sunglasses, Contacts, Accessories. Insurance Accepted.

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Varmints!

The groundhogs are devouring the community garden this year. We would prefer to offer our free veggies to patrons of the food pantry rather than these varmints. If you have any large traps, please drop them off inside the garden fence. In addition, if you have any expired fresh fruit or vegetables bring them for bait. They love melon rinds and cabbage.

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Week of Prayer

July 8 - 14

As a VUMC congregation we have been asked to have a week of prayer by Rev. Dr. Bechtold. More information to follow.

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Shipwrecked! Rescued by Jesus

August 6-10, 2018 9:00am - 12:30pm

Venture onto an uncharted island where kids survive and thrive. Anchor kids in the truth that Jesus carries them through life’s storms.

Our summer Vacation Bible School is approaching fast! Our theme this year is "Shipwrecked! Rescued by Jesus," and we're so excited about this coming event. All children entering kindergarten - 6th grade are invited!

Participants and Volunteers, please register online as soon as possible!

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Food Pantry

Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30am - 12:30pm

Food Pantry is preparing for the Summer break from schools. During this time we are asking for favorite children's meals (i.e. macaroni & cheese, peanut butter & jelly/jam, cereals) as well as: canned pasta, soups, tuna, canned fruit, canned veggies. Thank you for your continued donations!

Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and He will establish your plans.