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Christ invites us to build a culture of generosity. Because generosity is often caught not taught, it is important for us to invite others into the generosity journey with us.…
While selfishness is our default, Christ moves us to humility and a new understanding of generosity.
The joy of generosity is contagious. Scripture inspires us to not just give to the church but to live lifestyles of generosity. We'll share stories that will inspire you to give…

Celebrate Baptism

September 29, 2019
The sacrament of Baptism does not have just one meaning, but it's an initiation rite, incorporation into God's salvation, a new birth, and a deep sign of God's grace. Our response…

Let’s Make a Deal

September 22, 2019
In our effort to address changing attitudes toward the church and organized religion in general, it is imperative we all identify and use our God-given spiritual gifts in service to…

Many Gifts, One Spirit

September 15, 2019
We all have unique gifts and talents that work together to create a complete body of Christ. When we allow the Spirit to be at work in us, the divine…
 As Modern Missionaries, we have a call to shift from a “ministry to” mentality to a “ministry with” mentality. In Acts 10, the Apostle Peter learned how God was moving…
There is deep pain and brokenness in our world, but the prophet Micah gives us instructions for getting back on track. God has given us the command to do justice,…
Through the mission of Jesus, we see a broader understanding of God’s grace, purpose, and salvation. As modern missionaries, we see the world through Jesus’ mission in the world and…

Why VRUMC?

August 18, 2019
Answering the question, "Why Vista Ridge UMC?" helps us understand why we exist in the community. Beyond knowing our "Why," there are several values that seem to be at the…