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Village Green Update – November 20, 2020

Here is the latest newsletter from Village Green Community Church. This week’s update has some new and important news to share so please make sure to take time to stay up to date with all that is happening at Village Green.

Village Green Update – November 13, 2020

Here is the latest newsletter from Village Green Community Church. This weeks update has some new and important news to share. Continuing Our 50th Anniversary Celebrations November marks our 50th year as a church. The theme for the month is Faithful God: Faithful People. Last week we had the honour of interviewing Steve Males who is the former pastor of the church. If you missed the interview you can grab the video here. The interview starts at the 9:19 mark.…

Village Green Update – November 6, 2020

Here is the latest newsletter from Village Green Community Church. Our 50th Anniversary November marks our 50th year as a church. The theme for the month is Faithful God: Faithful People. Last week we had the honour of interviewing Louise Dakin, who has been a member of this church for 49 years. If you missed the interview you can grab the video here. The interview starts at the 8:18 mark. We are also releasing a historical reflection from many past…

Village Green Update – October 30, 2020

Here is the latest installment and update from Village Green Community Church. We’ve got some important news and updates to share. Our 50th Anniversary The month of November marks our 50th year as a church. The theme for the month will be Faithful God: Faithful People. It will be a month of special interviews (wait till you see the people we interview!), and remembrances that come with 50 years of faithful ministry. We are releasing a historical reflection from several…

Village Green Update – October 23, 2020

Another week is coming to an end and with it another update in your inbox from Village Green. Our Livestream Update Last Sunday we experienced the second week of technical difficulties with our Livestream to YouTube. We have tested the system this week and everything worked without any problem. As of this moment, the stream to YouTube looks good to go so please be praying that all works as it should.  As a reminder, though, if there is another problem…

Verse of the Week

Last year one of my awesome volunteers made a suggestion that really caused me to think.  It was a Tuesday evening, after youth, the leaders and I were having a debrief like we do most Tuesdays.  We were discussing the night and how it went when this leader said: “Devon, I have noticed that the students don’t really know their Bibles”.   What she meant was that students didn’t bring their Bibles and if you asked them to find a verse…

The Power of Fun

Youth Group is an interesting thing to handle.  In some ways it is like a mini-church service except let’s be honest, we don’t play games at church.  There aren’t any church services I have been to that has said before the message we are going to play tag or dodgeball.  Yet for most youth groups games are a part of the rotation.  Is this because the youth leaders are trying to fill time or perhaps there is something more intentional…