Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes
If you forgot to bring your box yesterday, bring it by the church office by Wednesday, November 15. We will be taking the boxes to the Collection site on Thursday. Be sure to include your $9 donation to cover shipping and ministry costs to get the boxes to the children. Questions? Call the church office at 244-0865.
Annual Thanksgiving Potluck
Bring your favorite dish to share this coming Sunday, November 19 following the morning service as we celebrate and give thanks to Our Lord. Church will provide rice, drinks and paper goods.
Sweet Life Cafe
Ladies...Come join us on the third Friday of each month between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., for a cup of coffee, tea, cocoa or water. Bring a friend or meet a friend. Next meeting Friday, November 17, 2017.
MOvinG Men Of God
VIF Mens Ministry
A call to all men to get moving with their physical and spiritual health focused on faith - fitness - fellowship - and iron sharpening iron discipleship. Respond to your calling to become the Man Of God you are created to be. We meet the first Friday of each month at 5 p.m. For more information contact Shanley @ 280-2690. Next meeting will be Friday, November 3 at 5 p.m.
Andy Sniffen is directing a ministry that reaches out to members of VIF and the community who are in need of help with simple repairs. This ministry gives us the opportunity to share Jesus Christ with both members and non-members. This group is also called upon to help with repairs around the church.
Interested in supporting the Youth Ministry and helping the environment? The Youth are collecting empty ink cartridges or toners from your computer printer for recycling to support their various activities. You may drop off your empty cartridges in the plastic bin by the greeters table. Thank you!
There is a need to minister to our community, and church, through Crisis Care Ministries. This ministry will literally help people during times of crisis. As you know, crisis seems to pop-up during the most inconvenient times. If you would like to find out more information, and/or you are ready to be trained and activated, please get in touch with Pastor Stephen.
Pastor Jay Wright of Lahaina Baptist Church is the Hawaii Pacific Baptist Convention's Disaster Relief Coordinator for Maui. He is encouraging each church to begin getting members prepared to help during times of need.
If you are interested, please contact our office. You will be notified when training will be offered in the areas that you express interest in. This would give you another opportunity to share Jesus Christ with people that you might never have the opportunity to except through these relief efforts. God bless you as you consider this important opportunity.
VIF Text Message Alert System
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For times of emergencies when communication with everyone needs to get out quickly, we have searched and found a way to mass communicate important alerts instantly to your phones via text. It is called Remind. Remind is a one-way text messaging system. All personal contact information remains completely confidential. We will never see your phone number, nor will you ever see ours or anyone else's on the list.
To receive VIF alert messages via text, follow these instructions: Step 1: Open a new text message. Step 2: In the "To" box type: 808-670-3442. Step 3: In the message box type: @mrvif Step 4: Press send. Step 5: You will receive a text message asking you to reply with your full name. Step 6: Reply to the message by typing your full name in the text box. Step 7: Press send. Step 8: Wait for the confirmation that you have been added. You may also contact the church office with your cell phone number to be added.
If you are not able to receive text message by phone, contact the church office (244.0865) for instructions on receiving these important alerts via email.
Please know that this is for alerts only. Our main source of communication will remain as the newsletter, VIF website, and VIF email. If you'd like more information about Remind you can visit the website Remind.com or contact the church office at 244.0865 or email@example.com.