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Looking ahead On Sunday, Pastor Smith will share a message entitled "And Ye Fathers" for our Morning Worship, and Pastor Bruce will share "The Father, the Giver" at the Evening Service. Register for VBS Online! Making summer plans? Come join us for our Vacation Bible School! We would like to introduce this year's theme, "International Spy Academy: Agents for the One True


Service & Dedication The Jr. High Teens will have a Work Day here at the church and various homes tomorrow starting at 10 am. This is a great and necessary ministry this time of year. Also, Truth Bible will hold their Dedication Sunday at 1:30 pm on the Lord's Day. Please let us or Pastor Dave know that you intend to come


Young Adult Frisbee Join us tomorrow at 2 PM for an afternoon of exercise. The November Young Adult Fellowship will be held at Drew & Melissa Franklin’s where we’ll give our best shot at a game of Ultimate Frisbee! Invite some friends and join us – even if you are not inclined to play, there will be coffee and hot chocolate

November 9
Friday Notes:  November 9, 2012

A Few Notes: The King’s Kids will meet tonight from 7-9 and the Jr. High teens will also meet. The CD’s from Dave Parker have arrived and are available this Sunday. Be sure to pick up a Pictorial Directory from Sharon. We need a few to volunteer to cook a turkey or pork loin for the annual church dinner; there is a sign up

November 3
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Election Day draws nigh.   “Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is accountable to God and his  country.”    - Samuel Adams, Founding Father Be an informed voter and pray before going to the polls. Vote your conscience; who best represents your

October 26
Friday Notes: October 26, 2012

A Few Notes from Pastor: The King’s Kids will meet tonight from 7-9 and will have a special Emergency Response Night.   The Jr. High teens will also meet. The Annual HBC OPEN is Tomorrow – This is a great time of fellowship and ministry with many visitors.  There is a good group registered.  Any questions or last minute additions – call Bill

June 30
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The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld "Obamacare," by a vote of 5-4.  This decision affects how we will receive and pay for personal medical care.  Breaking with the court's other conservative justices, Chief Justice John Roberts explained at length the court's view of the mandate as a “valid exercise of Congress' authority to lay and collect taxes." Even though Congress

February 18
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     My heart was deeply warmed by a personal letter from Pastor Mark Griffin this past week.   Mark grew up here in our ministry, and after training at BJU, served here at HBC.  It is hard to believe that he is now 40 years old and has served there at the Valley Bible Church in VT for 12 years.   God

February 11
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     Does your voice count?  At times, we wonder.  Voicing your concern over matters like this is your right and duty as a Christian and citizen.  Many called their State Senator and our governor’s office this week regarding the Marriage Equality and Religious Exemption Act to be voted upon this week in our state.  This bill redefines marriage and condones

February 4
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As the battle heats up in the NJ Assembly over same sex marriage, the following stats are rather interesting.  New Jersey adopted civil unions at the behest of its judiciary in 2007. By the numbers…. 8,600,000: The total number of residents living in New Jersey 1,600,000: The total number of married couples living in NJ 3,200,000: The number of married individuals in NJ 37.2