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Village Church of Lincolnshire

Guide for Home Worship: 2/6/22

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This Sunday, we will gather to worship the Lord who has generously given us his blessings, so we can be generous with him and others.  Our Associate Pastor Casey Dwyer, will be sharing God’s Word.  We’ll be worshiping in song, prayer and sharing the bread and cup together.  If you can’t attend in person, join us online at 10:30am.

General Announcements

New Series on Worship During Hour in the WordJoin Don Hedges at 9am in the Great room as he leads a new series entitled Shaping Light: Christians Gathered in Worship. This series, which goes through February, is a great opportunity to learn more about why we worship, what Christians believe happens in worship, and much more.

The Abundant Life class –  Pastor Jim will lead the class in a 6-week study of God’s Mission in the world.

Ministry Team Leader Gathering,- Saturday, February 26th, 10am-1pm. This is a morning of encouragement, prayer and discussion about doing ministry together at VCL. Our goal is to help your team envision their part in accomplishing God’s mission for us as a church. We want to hear from each team about how God is using them and how we can support each other. Our meeting will end with lunch together. Please RSVP on the Friendship Pad, or email the church office.

VCL Women’s Connections:  Thursday Morning Women’s Bible Study—All women of VCL are invited to attend the new session.  Our study will be on women of the Bible. It will be a deep dive into how God has been at work for His kingdom purposes through women in the pages of scripture and will bring the principles of faith and action into our daily lives. The book we’ll use is Believers: Lessons from Women of Powerful Faith by Gien Karssen; they will be available in the foyer on Sunday, February 6 and on Thursday morning ($5.00). 

Please consider trying out this opportunity to dig into the word of God with a very enthusiastic group of women. All are welcome! If you have questions contact Carol Marshall, 847-274-9900 or carolsings3@comcast.net

The Saturday Gathering: February 12, 2022, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. The Saturday Gathering in February will be focused on intercessory prayer led by Karen Kissinger and Jan Carlson. Make sure to bring your connection books! If you have any questions email or call Faith Beans.

Red Cross Blood Drive – VCL is hosting its next Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, Feb. 28 from 1:00 to 6:00 pm. While 52 time slots have been allotted, 39 of them are already taken. There is a critical shortage of blood. If you are willing to donate, please sign up directly on the Red Cross web site or via Ed Manzo. Also, we are looking for some volunteers for set up and for management.

Welcome Center: We hope you’ve noticed, we frequently have treats to go with our coffee at the welcome center on Sundays. You are invited to contribute at a time that works for you. Some ideas are: a purchased sheet cake, homemade cookies or bars, a bowl of cuties or apples or a salty snack. You may have another idea, I’d love to hear it! To find out more and/or choose a date that works for you, please email karen.flatebo@sbcglobal.net.

Prayer… If you would like people from our church to pray for you at any time, please send your request directly to prayer@evcl.org. Once approved by one of our pastors, your request will go straight out to our prayer list.

If you’re not receiving our emails – please contact the church office at office@evcl.org to be added to our email list. We would be happy for you to receive the information that is forwarded each week. Also any who would like to be added to the “prayer request list” may also contact the church office.

 

Giving & Financial Update

During this time, it’s more important than ever that we continue to embody our trust in the Lord’s provision through faithful, sacrificial giving. Please visit http://evcl.org/give/ and make your offering as an intentional act of faith.

Although online giving is preferred during this time, you may also write and mail your checks to Village Church of Lincolnshire, 201 Riverwoods Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045

General Fund Giving for December 2021

Budgeted Monthly General Fund Giving: ………………….……… $  46,287

Actual Monthly General Fund Giving: …………………………..…. $153,285

YTD actual income through December 31, 2021: …………………. $568,583

YTD actual expenses through December 31, 2021: ..…………..… $527,356

YTD net income through December 31, 2021: ………………………. $  41,458

 

Worship (Live-Streamed)

Please download today’s Order of Worship. Song lyrics and sermon notes included with Order of Worship.

This Sunday’s stream will be available on 2/6 at 10:30 AM. You can access it any time by clicking here.

 

Get in Touch!

If you’d like to know more about our church, or if you’d like someone to pray for you, please contact us today.