Classes & Spiritual Care

Gospel-centered apprentices of Jesus should be continually growing, becoming “more and more in every way like Christ” (Ephesians 4:15). To that end, we seek to develop an apprenticeship culture that provides a nurturing environment and practical resources for spiritual growth. Since prayer is such a crucial element of Spiritual Care, at the bottom of this page you can commit to praying for others.

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Classes

We are a church that loves the Lord with all of our mind. Classes provide a place to receive in-depth teaching while others such as Baptism or Covenant Membership class prepare people for the next step in their discipleship journey. Some classes meet weekly and others take place quarterly or occasionally. The classes shown to the right are offered on a recurring basis, but keep an eye out for various “one-off” classes as well.

DIVORCE CARE

DivorceCare helps people recover from the pain of separation and divorce.  This biblically-based support group includes videos each week, small group discussion, and a workbook that reinforces each session’s topic.  The facilitators of our DivorceCare groups have been through divorce themselves, so they are helpful guides for discovering hope and experiencing healing.  VCC offers the class two times a year.

Grief Recovery

This class is for people who have lost a spouse, helping them to find hope, support and successful ways to process this significant life event.  The class meets for ten weeks, and VCC offers it two times a year.

Adult Bible Fellowship

Building Life Together (BLT) is a fellowship that meets every Sunday at 10:45AM in the Seminar Room for additional in-depth biblical teaching and study, prayer, and worship through singing. They also hold regular outreach events such as Christmas caroling and banquets. Drop-ins welcome!

MEMBERSHIP

Covenant membership is faith incarnate: individual faith lived out in the corporate body of Christ (the church). It is purposely countercultural in our commitment-phobic world. But commitment is the context for love! Sign up below for the next class where you will learn not only all about our church’s doctrine, policies, and much more, but what it means to be a covenant member of Christ’s body.

Baptism

New Christian? Never been baptized? We baptize quarterly in tandem with our new member celebrations. Sign up below for the next baptism class where you will learn about the rich significance of this powerful symbol of God’s covenant faithfulness.

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Counseling

Are you getting married? Have you been through a divorce? Have you lost a loved one? Are you struggling with depression or addiction? Our pastors can meet with you on a short-term basis to help address your needs.

We can also provide a list of some of the Christian counselors in our area, although we can neither warrant the service of any counselor nor do we assume any responsibility for the service provided. If you are interested in any of the above or would simply like to meet with one of our pastors, please contact the Community Care Pastor at jake@vc.church.


Spiritual Care

Prayer Chain

A crucial part of our life together as apprentices of Jesus is to pray for one another. The VCC Prayer Chain offers a means for individuals to share their prayer requests (as well as praise offerings) with a large group of people. The prayer requests are incorporated into a Prayer Chain document (which also includes updates on previous prayer requests), and this document is emailed out each week to people who have volunteered to be a part of this prayer ministry.