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Missionary Update | Erion Dielli

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Dielli FamilyPogradec, Albania Our summer is almost over here in Albania. The public schools start back on Monday. Our summer project comes to an end tomorrow. We had around 40 youth volunteering at the church all summer long. Helping out at camps, festivals, VBS programs, and any other things that needed to be done. We were blessed to have several groups from America com...

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12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You

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In a world saturated with technology, 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You is a great reminder of why Christians need to think biblically about all aspects of life—including how we use our phones. More than just a book about smartphones, however, this book is about the human heart and how it can quickly turn a tool into a vice. I have read this book and have made pract...

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Why Membership?

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It’s Saturday afternoon at a local football field. Excited parents are sitting under pop-ups, pulling water coolers, carrying stadium seats, sending younger kids to the snack bar for the endless supply of candy, Gatorade, gum, and hot dogs. Everyone is trying to ignore the blazing heat as they wait for the teams to take the field. The crowd cheers as the players run ...

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Being There: How to Love Those Who Are Hurting

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Recommended Resource | Being There: How to Love Those Who Are Hurting...

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Ministry Update | Building Project

Here is an update on the exciting work being done at the new building site:  Classroom Building structure installation is about 50% complete. Framing is also in progress. Worship Center framing and fire sprinklers are in progress. HVAC units are being installed. 90% of our underground utility work is complete. For more information on the building project, chec...

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Why We Sing

Music plays a vital part in the worship and body life here at Grace Church of the Valley. More than just singing the most popular Christian songs or the best catchy tunes out there, we seek to use music that helps people sing biblical truth and here’s why. We sing because we want to respond to who God is and what he has done. The best way to do that is to find son...

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Missionary Highlight | Shannon & Danielle Hurley

Pray that God will send us more laborers: both God-fearing Ugandan men (a gifted administrator and a couple Shepherds Training Center professors) and more missionaries to help with our training center.   Pray that God will continue to raise up God-fearing leaders among us: men and women who exemplify the principles of godly living and can disciple others. &...

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Ministry Update | Building Project

It has been exciting to see the work and progress continue at the GCV building site. Here are some updates: The Worship Center steel structure is scheduled to be completed in about one week.  The classroom building footings are being poured.  Additional underground utility work is near completion (new fire line, gas line, and communication lines).  F...

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Ministry Highlight | Children's Ministry

Psalm 78Give ear, O my people, to my teaching; incline your ears to the words of my mouth! I will open my mouth in a parable; I will utter dark sayings from of old, things that we have heard and known, that our fathers have told us. We will not hide them from their children, but tell to the coming generation the glorious deeds of the LORD, and his might, and the wonders th...

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Leadership Highlight | Dom Avila

It is our joy to have Dom Avila teaching from God's Word. Dom came to Grace Church of the Valley as a Pastoral Resident seeking to dive into equipping ministry and men's ministry for twelve to fifteen months. As time has progressed, God has used Dom and his family to help transform and bolster ministries at GCV, including Men's Equippers and Equipping Classes as well as bu...

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