Events

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

Sunday 9:00 am: The Gathering Place – Join us for fellowship, coffee, and snacks.

9:30 am: Sunday School – Adults: 1) One Hour, One Book video series by Pastor Randy Smith resuming at Romans and continuing through the New Testament, 2) Where’s Your Church Going? study on 1 Timothy, and 3) Ladies’ Reading Group continuing Charles Swindol’s “Grace Awakening” chapters 11 through 14. Teens will be studying the New Testament. Grades 4-6 will be studying Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1st and 2nd Samuel. Grades 1-3 will be studying Old Testament superheros. Pre-School and Kindergarten is yet to be determined. Nursery care is available for infants through 2 1/2 years.10:45 am: Family Worship – Children’s Church and Nursery care are available.

12:45 pm: Egyptian Plymouth Brethren – Worship in the Arabic language

2:00 pm: Manor Care Ministry – Ministering to the elderly and shut-ins at Manor Care. Next opportunity is October 14, 2018. See Silena Tigar if you are interested in assisting with this ministry.

4:00 pm: Filipino Worship

6:00 pm: Teen Time

Tuesday Ladies Bible Study: The Book of Galatians – Ladies meet at 9:30 am at Marlene Mattina’s house. The book study is by Alistair Begg.

Moms 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 7:00 pm.  Facilitated by JoAnn VanBilliard.

Wednesday Men’s Prayer Group – Men meet for prayer at the church from 6:30 to 7:30 am resuming on September 12, 2018.

Sharing the Gospel – At 10:30 am, a couple of people go to Downtown Bethlehem to share the Gospel. If you are available and would like to go with them, meet at Lesle O’Hare’s home.

Active Seniors – For anyone over 55 years of age. They were off for the summer and will be meeting the third Wednesday of each month starting September 19, 2018 at 11:30 am. Join them in a carry-in lunch, fellowship, prayer, and a short devotional.

Worship Team Practice – At 7:00 pm, we meet to go over the music selections for Sunday morning worship. If you can play an instrument or sing, feel free to join us.

Women’s Prayer Group – At 7:10 pm, facilitated by Lesle O’Hare.

Thursday Ladies Reading Group – They are currently reading “Loving the Way Jesus Loves” by Phil Ryken. They meet at 9:30 am at the church.

Monthly Prayer Time:  Praying for Human Trafficking – Next prayer time will be September 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the church. They will also be meeting October 25, 2018. The public is invited. Any questions, please contact Kate Zimmerman.

After School Good News Clubs – Please click the link or contact the church for more information.
LVGBC Ministry Team Meetings:

Nehemiah’s Builders will meet on September 21, 2018 at 7:00 pm. Any who participate or would like to assist with the upkeep of the buildings and grounds are welcome to attend.

Children’s Ministry team will meet on September 23, 2018 at 12:00 noon. All who participate or would like to learn more about ministry opportunities in children’s ministry for ages 5 through 12 are invited to attend. Lunch will be served.

 
This Fall:  As summer winds down and children go back to school, we look forward to various activities that occur: the leaves changing color, hayrides, corn mazes, gardens giving us their harvest… what also returns is choirs to their churches from a summer break. While our church does not have a choir, a few of our members have joined a community church choir throughout the years. Zion Choral begins it’s 90th concert season on October 14, 2018. Please check out their website for the list of concert dates, locations, and times.

 

September 20, 2018 – Bright Hope 2018 “Gala of Hope” – The gala will be held at the Best Western in Bethlehem. Please contact the church for cost and all details.

September 26, 2018 – See You at the Pole

September 29, 2018 – Friday Nite Lite – Dinner of baked spaghetti, salad, rolls, and dessert starting at 6:00 pm. “Paul: Apostle of Christ” will follow dinner for adults. The children will enjoy a program during the movie, Come be Stretched by God. Please sign up so we can prepare adequately.

September 30, 2018 – GraceWay Communion – GraceWay Community Church will be holding their communion service at LVGBC at 6:00 pm.

October 7, 2018 – LVGBC Communion – We will be holding our fall communion at the church. All are welcome to attend.

October 14, 2018 – Guest Speaker – Pastor Timothy Rai from Nepal will be speaking during morning worship.

October 19 – 21, 2018Father/Daughter Camp – A weekend for Fathers (or Uncles or Grandfathers) and Daughters (or Nieces or Granddaughters) at Camp Conquest. A great opportunity to check out the camp before going for a week; or just can’t wait until next summer to go again. Please click the link for more information.

October 21, 2018 – Gospel Bead Bracelet Party – Kids ages 5 through 12 are invited (with their parents) to make Gospel Bead Bracelets for Pastor Timothy Rai to take back to Nepal. The party will be held after morning worship from 12:15 to 2:15 pm. Lunch will be served.

October 26, 2018 – LifeLine ScreeningLifeLine Screening will be at LVGBC. Pre-registration is required. Click the link for more information. Call 1-888-653-6450 to register.