We Need Your Help With Our Homework…Again

WhitsunHi folks.

Bill and I have another assignment where we need to ask all of you a question.  If you wouldn’t mind, please answer the following question:

“How does the Holy Spirit work in your life?”


Thanks for your assistance.

God bless!

photo by: AlicePopkorn

About Kurt

Vicar-Kurt_300x181Hi Everyone,

This is Vicar Kurt Steinbrueck.  Many of you may know me as the guy who’s been up front strumming his guitar for the late service for the past several years.  I’ve been a member of Family of Christ since 2005.  In that time, I’ve been able to get to know many of you, but we have a pretty big church.  So, for those of you whom I have not had the pleasure to get to know, yet, I thought I’d post a little about myself. [Read more…]

5th Annual Family of Christ Golf Classic – Monday, April 29

5th Annual Family of Christ Golf Classic
Come out bright and early Monday morning for our 5th Annual Family of Christ Golf Classic.

For more information, download the flyer  HERE.

Thanks For Your Help!

GiftLast week Bill published a post to the Vicar Blog asking for some help with one of our assignments for the week.  We also sent out emails asking the same question.  We had to get responses to the question,

“If you were to die this evening and Jesus met you at the gates of heaven and were to ask you, ‘Why should I let you into heaven?’ What would you tell Him?”

We received more than enough responses for the assignment.

Thanks so much! [Read more…]

Vacation Bible School 2013

This summer, Family of Christ Vacation Bible School will be July 8-12 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Our theme is Colossal Coaster World, where we will be encouraging students to face their fears and trust in God. Our theme verse comes from 2 Timothy 1:7 which says, “For God did not give us a spirit of fearfulness; but of power and love and discipline.” All children who are entering Kindergarten – 5th grade are welcome to join us for games, snacks, crafts, music, and Bible exploration. Cost is $30 and each student will even get there own Colossal Coaster t-shirt!

VBS 2013 Registration Form

Busch Gardens after Church: Sunday, April 28

Busch-GardensJr and Sr High Youth will be heading to Busch Gardens after the 10:45 am service on Sunday. We will not have the bus, so if you are able to drive, please let me know. We will come back to Family of Christ around 6:00 pm so that the youth have an opportunity to join us for Zion, which is done at 7:00 pm.

Middle School PLUNGE: Sunday, April 21

popularJoin us during the 9:15 am and 10:45 am services to discuss popularity. What does it take to be popular in your school? How do the “popular kids” use their influence? How did Jesus use His rising popularity during His ministry for good? We will be discussing these and many other questions and dive into the Word of God for answers. Bring a friend or a group!

Vicars need your help with “homework”

Heaven's GateHi folks.

Here’s a  chance for you to help Kurt and I out with a “homework” assignment.

If you wouldn’t mind, please answer the following question:

“If you were to die this evening and Jesus met you at the gates of heaven and were to ask you, “Why should I let you into heaven?”

What would you tell Him?” [Read more…]

photo by: h.koppdelaney

Third Sunday After Easter – John 21

What is a Vicar?

Dog CollarThe term “vicar” isn’t used all that much in modern American language anymore.  Even within church denominations which have Vicars, a lot of members don’t know what a Vicar is.  So, what is a vicar?

What is a Vicar?
A vicar is basically a pastoral intern.  It’s someone serving in a vicarage assignment from the seminary.  Vicarage is typically a twelve month internship, normally occurring in the parish setting. [Read more…]

photo by: James Ogley