VIS Celebrates Becoming Debt Free

LTE9Volunteers In Service is celebrating becoming debt free after receiving financial gifts this summer to pay the last of its remaining debt.  "We praise God for His generosity!  Being debt free means we can now focus our donations to helping people in our community," said Craig Meyer, VIS Board President.

We celebrated this at our recent board meeting, and all thanks was given to God for His continued provision for VIS.  

 "...always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ."  (Eph 5:20)


Reflections - LTE 2014

For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.” Matt 18:20 (ESV) 


The Leadership Training Event (LTE) 2014 has come and gone and is already a memory of the past. However, the comments shared by those who attended warm my
heart as the impact of the experience continues. There is great joy in hearing from ministry leaders how something taught, shared, felt, experienced or participated in has had an effect on them and has stimulated thinking and self-reflection. Ministry involves connecting with people and in a world that outpaces our ability to keep up with everyday demands, I wonder just how effectively we are able to connect with others. At LTE our goal is... Read More 

LTE 2014 Pictures

Resized Leadership postcard 2014 for websiteLeadership Training Event (LTE) was a huge success this past Monday evening, Sept. 15!  There were over 350 ministry leaders who attended, and the excitement of the learning and passion of serving Christ was once again apparent this year!  It is our prayer that those who attended were blessed by what they learned.

To see pictures of the evening, go to Photos & Videos above and click on LTE 2014, or click Here

If you attended this year's LTE, please complete our online evaluation survey by going to or by clicking Here.  The comments and responses are helpful in planning future LTE's.  Thank You!

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"Reflections on LTE 2014"

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