"THE VINE" NEWSLETTER

IMPORTANT PASTORAL TRANSITION UPDATE

Pastor Bubba has a part-time position with Vineyard USA and will be transitioning to full-time with them as of July 1st. His last Sunday as Senior Pastor will be June 25th. Last week, Pastor Bubba shared his resignation letter and the transitional plan through Labor Day if there is not a Senior Pastor in place. Barry Sturdivant will become our Interim Pastor and lead Sunday mornings as well as other spiritual matters of the church. Steve Cole will continue as Executive Pastor and direct all organizational functions of IVC. They are both Elders who have both been here with Bubba the last 23 years. They along with our church staff and Elders are in unity and looking forward to what the next chapter is for this church.

VBS VOLUNTEERS (LIFE-CHANGERS) NEEDED

Did you know that thousands of children give their lives to Christ during Vacation Bible Schools around the world each year? Don't you want to be part of helping change the lives of kids and changing their destinies forever? You can volunteer to serve in many varied areas that include: crafts, games, snacks, crew leaders, teachers, assistants, photographer, registration table, etc. For more info or to volunteer to help, please contact Jason Daggett

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL - JUNE 12-15 * 9AM-12NOON * register now

Our church's "VICTORY" Vacation Bible School will be Monday, June 12th through Thursday, June 15th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The Bible is filled with examples of God's people shouting and cheering in response to His mighty acts of power. VICTORY invites children to do the same by remembering who God is, what He has done, and what He promises to do! You can register your children here on our website. For more info or to volunteer to help, please contact Jason Daggett.

NICARAGUA MISSIONS FUNDRAISER - MAY 27 & 28

David and Christina Crim are raising money for their Nicaragua missions trip by selling MEAT for Memorial Day weekend. If you ordered anything, please pick it up here at the church on Saturday at noon or on Sunday monring. You can go to their Facebook page for more info.

SPECIAL SPEAKER MIKE SATTERFIELD - JUNE 4

Make plans to come hear Mike Satterfield on Sunday morning, June 4th. He is a teaching pastor and evangelist who effectively shares the Gospel through fresh and original illustrations. He is a sought-after speaker who has a tremendous passion for God's Word and a love for God's people. Please invite friends, family and those far from God who need salvation. 

DADDY/DAUGHTER DANCE - JUNE 16

We are having our annual Daddy-Daughter Dance on the Friday before Father's Day. This year, it's on June 16th from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. This is a community event that is open to all ages. So please feel free to invite others. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. The "luau" dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m. Then we dance to a "Moana" (Disney movie) island theme until 8:30 p.m. The cost is $30 for father (or grandfather) and 1st daughter. Then it's $5 per additional daughters up to a maximum of $40. Here's the link to register online

NOON PRAYER - WEEKDAYS

We are having some special times of refreshing in the Lord's presence each weekday at noon in the downstairs of the Student Center. Some of our Pastoral Staff and Elders facilitate this hour of prayer that has been going now for over 5 years. We begin each day with worship and setting our heart and mind on the Lord. Please come if you need something from the Lord or just want to pray with others concerning whatever is on the Lord's heart each day. 

CELEBRATE RECOVERY - TUESDAYS AT 6:30 PM

Our church is honored to host the North Shelby group in the Student Center on Tuesday nights at 6:30 p.m. Celebrate Recovery (CR) is a Biblically balanced program designed to help people overcome their hurts, hang-ups and habits. It is based on the New Testament principle that we need others in order to get well emotionally and spiritually. CR is now in over 20,000 churches around the world. Come check it out and see what Celebrate Recovery is all about. They begin each week at 6:00 p.m. with food and fellowship and then at 6:30 have worship, large group teaching and break out into small groups.

CALENDAR

MAY
28 - 10:30 a.m. service with Recognition of graduates
30 - Celebrate Recovery @ 6:30 p.m. (every Tuesday)

JUNE
4 - Evangelist Mike Satterfield will be preaching @ 10:30 a.m.
12-15 - Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to 12 noon
16 - Daddy/Daughter Dance
25 - Pastor Bubba's last official Sunday
26-30 - Camp Vineyard for youth

Birthdays
5/27 - Rowan Inman
5/28 - Tom Ansley
5/30 - Hunter Blackburn, Parker Lambeth