But Not Anymore: A Letter of Thanks

Early in the spring semester I picked up a book called I Used to Be Afraid by Laura Vaccaro Seeger. In the book, readers follow a young girl who reveals to us all of the things she is afraid of. Throughout the narrative the young girl repeats the refrain, “I used... Read More »

Celebrating Missions Banquet

Did you know that VBC sponsored refugee families from Cuba and Vietnam in the 60s and 70s? Did you serve on the mission team that helped with relief efforts in the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina? Do you deliver groceries to neighbors in need through Our Daily Bread? As you... Read More »

Welcome Kadeisha Kilgore

We are excited to announce that Kadeisha Kilgore will serve as our ministerial intern this summer. Kadeisha is a second year student in the Master of Divinity/Master of Social Work dual-degree program at Duke Divinity School in Durham, N.C. A New Jersey native, Kadeisha graduated from Duke University in 2012... Read More »

Praying for Growth and Renewal

During the season of Lent, we went on a congregational journey of prayer and discernment. We had over 40 people in more than 15 groups participate in small prayer groups exploring the themes of church growth and renewal. The spiritual journey was overwhelmingly positive and affirming for every group as... Read More »