Congregational Care Tribe
Designed to support congregational needs and focus on member care, contact & retention.
Tribe Leader: Dea. Agie Green - firstname.lastname@example.org | Dea. Sheldon Herd - email@example.com
- Bereavement (Repast)
Provide a meal to VB members during time of bereavement and during time of sickness
The mission of the Celebration Ministry is to celebrate birthdays, wedding anniversaries and the accomplishments of our members on a monthly basis.
- Deacons (Flocks, Visitations)
The mission of the Deacon Ministry is to assist the Pas-tor in ministering to the temporal and spiritual needs of each individual member and each family. Support the church in visitation of our sick and shut-in members, as well as the bereaved members. Additionally, they ad-minister church ordinances of the baptism and the Lordís Supper, as well as advice and support the Church Executive Council.
BYMIP (Becoming Young Men of Integrity & Purpose - Ages 13-17)-To provide spiritual development and minis-try involvement.
Deacons in Training
- Grief Support
Providing counsel and pastoral support during time of loss.
- New Members
To welcome and assimilate new members into Valley Brook, providing helpful information, helping them feel at home and building relationships with them as they assimilate into ministries of the church.
New Member Baptism Coordinator
Designed to holistically minister to the various family demographics that make up the church family.
Tribe Leader: Sis. Tanya Donald - firstname.lastname@example.org | Sis. Lovette Sims - email@example.com
- Golden Group
To engage our mature members through socializing and to foster relation-ships through spiritual activities
- Health & Wellness
To IMPACT family lifestyles through education, healthy living opportuni-ties and a variety of experiences that promote wholeness for the spirit, mind and body
- Married Couples
Encourages married couples to fully embrace God making him the center-piece of the marriage. Focus is to have a marriage God's way; offers pre-marital counseling.
- Real Men
Under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and the direction of the Word of God, we will strive to become and to reproduce true, uncompromising men of God.
- Single Parents
Provide support, encouragement and empowerment to the single parents and their families
- Women of Virtue
The purpose of the Women of Virtue is to offer fellowship, assistance and teaching that will help to build women spiritually, mentally and physically. Through the womenís Godly example, they will instill guidance that will help other women and young girls become the virtuous women God has intended them to be.
- Young Adults
Cultivating environment where young adults grows individually and holisti-cally.
Designed to Disciple, Develop & Deploy Leaders thought the church and into the community.
Tribe Leader: Elder Felicia Speed - firstname.lastname@example.org | Sis. Ava Smith - email@example.com
- Leadership Development (Various levels of leadership)
- Ministers in Development
The associate Ministers and Ministers In Training (MIT) of VBOBC exist to assist the Senior Pastor through serving in church ministries, serving in flocks, committing to ministerial development and through preaching as requested.
Associate Ministers (Licensed Ministers)
MIT (Ministers in Training)
Designed to equip people to thrive in the marketplace and to engage in social impact.
Tribe Leader: Sis. Shirley Scott - firstname.lastname@example.org | Sis. Mae Black - email@example.com
- Brook Business Group (Professional Networking)
This group equips entrepreneurs and business owners and encourage eco-nomic support.
- Career Planning
To assist participate in preparing for the career they are best suited for.
- Economic Improvement
To equip and empower through credit restoration, will & estate preparation, retirement planning, life insurance, home ownership, financial literacy
- Employment Services
To provide contacts and connections that could lead to employment.
- Social Justice (Voter Registration)
To equip and empower the community with social, political and biblical knowledge that will provoke and demand change; therefore, transforming socioeconomic statuses, families, and communities
Designed to serve the needs of the community through evangelistic or outreach ministries.
Tribe Leader: Sis. Cynthia Richardson - firstname.lastname@example.org | Bro. Karl Wallace - email@example.com