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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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Missionary Highlight | Josiah Grauman

We are grateful for the many ministry opportunities the Lord has placed before us in 2017. His kindness is evident to us every day. Here are a few highlights: IDEX (Instituto de Expositores, the TMAI school that I direct) This semester I’m teaching Expository Preaching and Systematic Theology 2. We have approximately 100 men enrolled in those courses. I oversee ...

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Bible Reading Plans for 2017

How do you hope to read God’s Word in 2017? A little more than last year? Read one book many times? Read it the whole way through? Plan to read it the whole way through and then get past Leviticus this year? Whether you plan to read from the entirety of God’s Word or focus on smaller sections, having a plan is a great idea. Bible reading plans can help you set ...

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Missions Trip | Hansens to Cuba

Bruce & Jaye Hansen are coordinators of the Caribbean Literacy and Evangelism International (LEI), which develops Bible-based reading and ESL materials to be used all over the world. The Hansens have been invited by a baptist church in Guantanamo City, Cuba, to train church members to teach English as a second language. This will open up job possibilities in Cuba&rsquo...

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Orphan Care

Interested in orphan care, adoption, or foster care? ...

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Hymns of Grace

"Hymns are wonderful didactic tools, filled with Scripture and sound doctrine, a medium for teaching and admonishing one another, as we are commanded to do in Colossians 3:16. We are in danger of losing a rich heritage of hymnody as some of the best hymns of our faith fall into neglect. Let's revive some of the great hymns that have fallen into disuse, and along with the b...

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