The Light of the World This Sunday we begin our series on the person and work of Christ for Advent. Today we look to Jesus' famous words "I am the light of the world" in John 8:12-20 to find hope in even the darkest times. General Announcements No Sunday School 11/29 or 12/6: The Sunday school series "The Parables of Jesus" will resume on 12/13.  Bi-Weekly Virtual Prayer Gathering:  This Tuesday night (12/1) at 7:30 PM, we’ll

We Give Thanks Today, we’re thanking God for His marvelous works, especially the way in which He binds us together as a family—even when family members squabble. One of our elders, Bryan Just, will be preaching a sermon from Acts 15 about how God works in and through conflicts in the family. General Announcements The Parables Sunday School Goes Online starting 11/22 - The parables Sunday School will be meeting only online at 9:30-10:15 AM.

Dear VCL Family, On October 30th, I wrote a letter explaining why the elders decided not to follow Governor Pritzker’s latest mitigation restrictions (Tier 2) and to continue worshipping together. At that time, we believed our precautions were sufficient to protect ourselves and our community. Since then, we’ve watched the positivity rates and case numbers rise steadily in our region, as well as across the state and country. The governor has ordered a new

The Grace to Endure Today, we’re worshipping the God who meets us in every affliction and uses His church to give us the strength to persevere. Pastor Kenny will be preaching a sermon from Acts 14:19-28 that deals with the trials every Christian faces and the people God appoints to help them press forward. General Announcements A Pearl of Great Price—Parables of the Kingdom Sunday School Class Starts 11/15 - Join Pastor Casey for four