0
Working Toward a Tithe
November 29th, 2022
Every year, my wife and I sit down to look at our expected income for the next year and re-adjust our tithe; but it wasn't always that way. When I first started, I gave... let's say, "spontaneously" (...  Read More
by Ryan Rovito
0
What is "RE:23"?
November 22nd, 2022
Why do we create margin in our lives?Well, simply put, life is unpredictable. Anything that resembles control or the ability to predict the future is an illusion. So, we trust God to provide and put i...  Read More
by Ryan Rovito
0
Financial Update October 2022
October 26th, 2022
Dear Church, As you are aware, we have been in a challenging financial season. At our community meeting on October 2nd, we saw that our giving was dramatically below budget, and without substantial ch...  Read More
by Ryan Rovito
0
Mid-Year Financial Update
July 14th, 2022
We have meaningful encounters with our creator and make a big difference in our community because of your partnership through giving, attendance, and service. Thank you for all you do. As you are draw...  Read More
by Ryan Rovito
0
Today I am Broken
May 25th, 2022
The deadly war in Ukraine, black bodies remaining to be unburied after the racist killing in our backyard, and now more slaughter of children. My heart can't take this. I feel so weak and helpless. I ...  Read More
by Ryan Rovito
0
New Features for the Valley Chapel App
May 4th, 2022
We are always looking for ways to break down barriers of connection and to resource you on your journey with God. We've tried moving some things around to make it even easier for you. Test it out, and...  Read More
by Ryan Rovito
0
New Things in Children's Ministry
May 4th, 2022
Valley Chapel has a long history of meaningful ministry for children thanks to the hard work and dedication of many volunteers, members, and the kiddos themselves. But, in a post-COVID world, life and...  Read More
by Ryan Rovito
0
What I Learned From Grieving in Public
March 14th, 2022
As humans, we inevitably will experience some sort of grief in our lives. Until then, we put our grief in a box, lock it with a key and place it on the highest shelf, hoping never to touch it. Only I ...  Read More
by Ryan Rovito
0
7 Phrases You Could Give up for Lent
March 3rd, 2022
The season of Lent is about preparing ourselves for Easter by reflecting on our deep need for God. One way this has traditionally been done is through various forms of fasting. Catholics, for example,...  Read More
by Ryan Rovito
0
Ash Wednesday: Preparing for Bodily Resurrection
February 16th, 2022
Would you like to help your community experience something meaningful to kick off the season of Lent? We are not simply spiritual beings, but also physical. In the hustle of daily life, we can easily ...  Read More
by Ryan Rovito
0
Check Out Our New Sign!
February 2nd, 2022
Larry's at it again! The next time you come by our building you can't miss our brand new roadside sign built by our very own resident woodworker Larry Almeter. Larry and Alan Roth stopped by on Tuesda...  Read More
by Ryan Rovito
0
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men
January 13th, 2022
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men - Frederick Douglas  Our Sunday morning "Valley Chapel Kidz" program needs help. We have a lot of kids excited to learn about Jesus, but...  Read More
by Ryan Rovito
Older