Recent Recitations

Ephesians 3:14-21 Past Recitations Organized in Groups Ephesians 3:14-21

Linda Moore recited Ephesians 3:14-21 on June 25th, 2017 at the…

Father's Day Advice from Kids Past Recitations Organized in Groups Father's Day Advice from Kids

Abigail Baird, Kyla Springer, Ellie Hamilton, Sam Putney, Paige…

Father's Day Advice from Dads Past Recitations Organized in Groups Father's Day Advice from Dads

Steve Chew, Mike Lewis, Jay Bennett, Jae Park, Tom Asai, and…

Ephesians 1:15-23 Past Recitations Organized in Groups Ephesians 1:15-23

Robby Kautz recited Ephesians 1:15-23 on May 28th, 2017 at the…


Past Recitations Organized in Groups

the Gospels

the good news of Jesus Christ from the books chronicling his life on earth

Old Testament

Passages from the books of the Old Testament

Psalms

Songs of praise, laments, wisdom, royalty, and thanksgiving

the Letters (Epistles)

Letters to individuals and churches that still encourage us today

Collections

Special presentations that combine verses from throughout the Bible


Reciter's Guidelines  

  • You choose the Bible translation that you'd like to recite
    • ESV, NIV, MSG, KJV, etc.
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  • You will have time to prepare
    • Memorizing with the goal of reciting to yourself or another person is one thing -- memorizing in order to recite to a large audience is much more involved
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  • You stay in charge of when you recite
    • The final say of when you are ready to recite rests with you – even up to the day of recitation. If you feel that it will do you more harm than good to recite, then don’t. You won’t be shamed (your name is not published in advance) or cajoled.

  • You will be supported during your recitation
    • There will always be somebody “on book” in the front row who can prompt you if you lose track

Choosing your passage  

  • Recite a favorite passage
    • For previously memorized passage, email  verse references to the Recitation leadership team. That let's us contact you when your passage could enhance a future worship service.
  • Pick a new passage that you want to hide in your heart.
    • For a passage you would like to memorize, and for which you need some encouragement --
      email the verse to the leadership team. We would be glad to give you the encouragement you need!
  • Read our Recitation Email for Ideas
    • We send out periodic emails citing passages pertinent to future messages at least a month in advance. Email the Recitation leadership team to receive the email.

Recitation Core Group

The goal of the Recitation Core Group is to encourage our church family to memorize and recite scripture. We develop creative presentations of scripture, coordinate recitations with teachers and worship leaders, and nurture folks along the memorization and recitation process

We meet on Saturdays, 8:30AM – 9:30AM
at
Peet’s Coffee & Tea
4620 Tassajara Rd, Dublin 94568

 

Recitation "Open Mic"

First Tuesday of the month@7:00 PM

VBC Pleasanton auditorium

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In Their Own Words...

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 How it Works

  • You choose a passage and  translation that you'd like to memorize and recite

  • We'll set a goal, allowing you plenty of time to prepare
  • We'll meet for onstage rehearsals

  • You will stay in charge of when you recite -- it's only when you are confident
  • You will be supported during your recitation

 


Tom Griffin 
Recitation Coordinator