If you are interested in any of the events, click on the links provided or contact the church for further details. 

Winter months are approaching and we may be getting some inclement weather that may cause us to cancel or delay services.  When and if snow arrives and driving is questionable, you can check WFMZ-TV or this website.  If you do not feel comfortable driving in unfavorable weather, please stay home and spend time with family or neighbors.


  • Weekly events:
    • Sunday Morning Adult Electives – Three studies are currently offered for adults during the Sunday School hour: 
      • One Hour One Book – video teaching by Pastor Randy Smith covering Old Testament prophets, facilitated by Pastor Larry Humberd
      • Red Sea Rules – Just as Moses and the Israelites found themselves caught between “the devil and the deep Red Sea,” so are we sometimes overwhelmed by life’s problems.  The Red Sea Rules reveals that, even in the midst of seemingly impossible situations, God makes a way for us. Facilitated by Mike O’Hare.
      • Ladies Reading Group – Grace Awakening by Charles Swindoll, facilitated by JoAnn VanBilliard.
    • 1st Principles StudyCultivating Habits of the Heart, resuming Sunday, January 14th at 6:00 pm, facilitated by Pastor Larry Humberd.
    • Men’s Prayer Group – Wednesday’s at 6:30 am, facilitated by Mike O’Hare.
    • Women’s Prayer Group – Wednesday’s at 7:10 pm, facilitated by Lesle O’Hare.
    • Ladies Reading Group – Thursday’s at 9:30 am, currently reading Choosing Gratitude by Nancy Lee DeMoss, facilitated by Carolyn Hill.
    • After School Good News Clubs – Please click the link or contact the church for more information.
    • Neighborhood Bible Study – Thursday’s at 7:00 pm at Pastor Larry’s home.
    • Coloring Clan for Women – Friday’s at 7:00 pm at Kate Zimmerman’s home
  • Coming Soon:
    • Camp Conquest – Registration for volunteers and campers is OPEN.  Consider giving a week of your summer to the kids.  You can volunteer the same week that your child(ren) is at camp or a different week.  Camp begins June 17 and runs through July 13, 2018.  Click on the link for more information.


January 18 & 23, 2018 – CEF Teacher Training – If you are involved with the After School Good News Clubs, you are invited to attend. The Spring material, songs, memory verse, etc will be reviewed. The meetings are being held at First Baptist Church, Allentown. You only need to attend one of the meetings. GNC teachers can pick up their material on Sunday, January 28, 2018.

January 26, 2018Friday Nite Lite – At 6:30 pm, dinner will be served for the entire family. At 7:15 pm, movie night begins! The adults will watch God’s Not Dead 2. The children will watch a Sugar Creek Gang movie.

January 28, 2018 – LVGBC Family Annual Meeting and Carry-In Lunch – Families can bring soup, sandwiches, or dessert. Meeting will follow lunch.  Everyone is invited to attend. We appreciate your participation and comments; however only members will be able to vote on issues brought before the congregation. The 2017 Annual reports will be available Sunday, January 21 for review.

January 29, 2018 Art of Marriage study – A six-week study for couples of all ages.  Study will include videos.  Meeting each Monday at 7:00 pm.  Location to be determined.

February 6, 2018Moms of Military – A prayer and support group for parents of sons and daughters that serve in the military.  This group meet at the church on the first Tuesday of each month at 7pm.  Facilitated by JoAnn VanBilliard.

February 10, 2018 – International Students Fellowship – Bowling and Dinner

February 21, 2018 – Active Seniors  – You will not have a January meeting.  Come out February 21 for a time of fellowship with other seniors. Facilitated by Vince and Ann Elliott.