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Flemings to the Philippines!

Hey everyone! We have two quick updates to share with you all!  The first thing is that we are fully vaccinated! Praise God! We were not going to be able to travel to the Philippines until we received both doses, and so we are grateful that Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine supply increased in recent weeks.  The second thing is an invitation to pray for our departure date. At this time, there is a travel ban for inbound foreigners to the Philippines.…

This Week at Village Green – July 2, 2021

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Village Green newsletter and blog. As a reminder, beginning this month our Friday morning blog moves to once a month instead of weekly. The next update will come into your inbox on August 6th. As a reminder, you will still receive the weekly MailChimp update on Saturdays at 4 pm. If you are not receiving our weekly news, simply go to our website and click the “Follow Us” tab partway down the home page and sign up there. Find our website at www.villagegreenchurch.com.

This Week at Village Green – June 25, 2021

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Village Green blog for all the news and happenings at the church.   The meeting for this Sunday will be held through Microsoft Teams and you will receive a link prior to the meeting. When you receive the link make sure to save it for easy access. The meeting will begin shortly after the morning service and is scheduled for 11:15. If you are a member and attend the service in-person on the…

When We Come Back

The following post was originally published on Matthew Burkholder’s blog. If you’re like me, you cannot wait to worship in a church full of people again. Each lockdown Sunday, I am reminded of the privilege we experienced when worshipping together in person. To think that many Christians throughout history have had to worship in secret for fear of government persecution puts into perspective how privileged we are in the Western world. Many of us have wisely put that privilege aside…

Hitachinaka Happenings

June 2021 Greetings to all of our faithful prayer and financial supporters.We want to start by expressing our thanks. Despite a continuing Ontario Covid-19 lockdown that has prevented most of you from meeting regularly as churches, we have sensed an increased interest in praying for Japan. While many churches and mission groups are struggling financially, we praise God for his steady provision. A few have had to cut back, but others have filled that gap. So, we are so thankful…

Village Green welcomes Grady and Britt Fleming!

Exciting News to Share:  At Village Green we are now entering into a 3rd generation of those connecting in the area of Missions.  Reg and Marita Campbell were members of VG and Marita served on the Missions Committee.  Their daughter, Kathyrn and Rob Fleming are partnership missionaries serving in Japan.  Their son, Grady and his wife, have been approved to serve in the Philippines.  Grady and Britt will be teaching high school at the Christian Academy in Manila for two…