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					 October 2011
                                                          N E W S                             L E T T E R


 Valley Bible Fellowship
   about us...                                                          SEPTEMBER UPDATE
    We are a very simple Bible believing    VBF would like to thank all of you that came out to support either Serving in Sep-
church that desires to teach people how
to have a vibrant and living relationship   tember or our service at the fair! We had over 1,500 people go out and serve our
with God through the indwelling of the      local community on September 17! We also packed out the Grandstand at the Kern
Holy Spirit, who is given to all who        County Fair on September 21! Many people came to know Christ out of both of
receive him into their lives as Lord and    those events! September was a busy month here at VBF and God moved! We could
Savior. One of our foremost goals is to     not have done it without all of our VBF family coming together. Thank you!
provide a comfortable atmosphere in
which the individual believer can grow
in the knowledge of the Lord and meet
other Christians with whom they can
identify and have Christian fellowship
with. We believe that as the Early                                   PASTOR’S CONFERENCE
Church in the Book of Acts reached out
and touched their world with the love
and the presence of God, we can do the
                                            Valley Bible Fellowship is hosting a free pastor’s conference on October 14, 2011!
same. Our approach to the spiritual life    Pastors will be visiting our campus, for this one-day conference, from all over the
is a more out of the box style and less     United States! VBF feels privileged to have the opportunity to empower these pas-
traditional in structure. We hope you       tors! If you would like to volunteer for the conference, to assist us in serving these
enjoy your time with us!                    pastors, please email Nicole Dickey at nicoled@vbf.org.


       SERVICE TIMES:
          Sunday Mornings                                                   FALL FESTIVAL
          9:00 AM •11:00 AM
          Wednesday Nights                  Bring out those costumes for the kids and join Valley Schools for their annual Fall
               7:00 PM
                                            Festival on Saturday, October 29 from 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm. This event at VBF is open
                                            to the public and will include a petting zoo, pony rides, a rock climbing wall, great
     LIVE BOARDCAST:                        food, games, a costume contest and more! The $10 entry fee covers the cost of all
       www.vbflive.tv                       activities.
          Sunday Mornings
          9:00 AM • 11:00 AM
          Wednesday Nights
               7:00 PM                                           SUPPORTING OUR TROOPS
    RADIO BROADCAST:
         Monday - Friday:                   VBF is gathering items to send to our overseas troops! With the help of VBF family,
      CSN (105.7 FM) at 9:30 AM             that is currently serving overseas, we have identified items that our soldiers need.
                                            The items are: calling cards, spray deodorant for men and women, chapstick, lotion,
       OFFICE HOURS:                        body sponges, soaps, card games, thick socks, beanies, gloves, baby wipes, cotton
         Monday - Thursday                  swabs, and snacks. Please consider putting a package together for a soldier and
          9:00 AM - 5:00 PM                 dropping it off in the bucket underneath our military board in the lobby. We will be
                                            collecting items until November 28.
         CONTACT US:
           661-325-2251
         661-325-4210 (Fax)
     325-2251 X315 (Prayer Line)
                                                            CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS CHOIR

  Do you have a child that loves to sing? The Children’s Ministry is putting on their annual Christmas program on De-
  cember 11 and is looking for a choir. If your child is interested, practice will begin Sunday, October 16 in The Studio
  from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm. The choir is open to grades 1st-6th and will have weekly rehearsals.




                                                         CALENDAR:
 October 8:      UFC Fight Night: Join us for Edgar vs. Maynard in Station 3:16. Doors open at 5:00 pm and the fight
 starts at 6:00 pm.

 October 9:          Small Group Dinner: We will be hosting a small groups lunch at 3:00 pm in Station 3:16 on Sunday,

 October 9:          If you are currently a part of a small group or are interested in joining a small group, please be sure to
 join us.

 October 9:    Homeschool Parents Meeting: If you currently homeschool your children, we would like to have a
 meeting with you on October 9 at 5:00 in room 36. We will be discussing future opportunities.

 October 11:         Divorce Recovery: Join us at 6:30 pm in room 35 for this 6 week class.

 October 15: Man of Purpose: Man of Purpose will have their next meeting on Saturday, October 15 at 9:00 am in
 Station 3:16. Men, please join us for breakfast, fellowship, and a great speaker, Pastor Doug Loman from VBF Las
 Vegas.

 October 29: Valley Schools Fall Festival: Join us in the VBF parking lot for the annual Fall Festival from 2:00 pm
 -7:00 pm, $10 entry fee.

 October 29: UFC Fight Night: Join us for St-Pierre vs. Condit in Station 3:16. Doors open at 5:00 pm and the fight
 starts at 6:00 pm.


                                            I am so grateful to God that He has allowed me to be your pastor. I can not imagine
                                            being surrounded by a better group of people than all of you. We have bikers, ex
                                            gangsters, young professionals, doctors, attorneys, common laborers, and just a lot
                                            of plain old folk. We come to church as we are. Some wear shorts, and some wear
                                            blue jeans, and some wear business casual dress. I am looking for a big year in
                                            2011. We are making a lot of changes. We basically have revamped our entire youth
                                            department and the worship team has taken on some new and exciting challenges
                                            and changes.

                                            We pray that you would consider joining us at one of our weekly services or live on
                                            the internet, or at one of our various campuses. “We have had a great year in 2011
                                            and hope to finish well. We are always taking on change and challenges here at
                                            VBF to keep things new and refreshing.” God Bless.
                                                                                                       Pastor
                                                                                                       Ron Vietti
2300 East Brundage Lane • Bakersfield, CA. 93307

				
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