The refugee task group has been actively pursuing ways to be “in relationship” with our refugee neighbors per the congregation’s wishes. The local organizations (Episcopal Migration Ministries and International Rescue Committee) could not help us make direct contact with our neighbors because they do not keep records of addresses. Our search eventually led us to… Read more UPDATE FROM REFUGEE TASK GROUP
If you are purchasing a gift for the Adopt-A-Family, please bring it to church on Sunday, December 10. Gifts do not have to be wrapped. If you did not sign up to purchase a gift, it is not too late to donate cash. There are still several items that were not selected including three bikes,… Read more ADOPT-A-FAMILY
The church sign has been updated with our new logo and current information. It looks GREAT! Thank you to the members of the Men’s Group who prepared the sign for the change.
Through its Mission and Ministry Grants Program, the National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is granting a total of $150,250 to 21 Disciples projects and ministries working with older adults and at-risk children and youth. This year’s grantees are located across 12 Disciples regions and four areas. Of the 21 selected projects,… Read more CONGRATULATIONS! CAMP SUNFLOWER!
Please note that the services for Christmastide this year will be held during our normal worship time at 10:14am in lieu of having separate Christmas Eve Services.
Thank you to the volunteers, Dave Roy, Ken Schwarz, Diane and Kirk Miller, Liz and Jeff Dary, Melanie Naden and Connie and Phil Dietz, for taking the time to decorate the church for the Christmas season.
We are still taking orders to decorate the Great Hall with poinsettia plants for Christmastide Sunday, December 24, in remembrance or honorarium of someone especially dear to you. The donation per plant this year is $9.00. Orders and payments must be received at the PVCC office no later than Sunday, December 17.
A special thank you to everyone who made the Christmas Program (written and directed by Jeff and Liz Dary) such a SUCCESS! The participants and audience alike. It certainly wasn’t your ordinary Christmas program.
Lorrie Beck and Judy Harrison are Kansas Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who have the beautiful, informative 2018 International calendars available again this year. It has daily information about world-wide holidays. Proceeds from your contribution will go to Peace Corps projects and a medical outreach group in Central America. Suggested donation is 1 calendar-$14 each, for… Read more INTERNATIONAL PEACE CORPS CALENDARS
If you plan to do your Christmas shopping online, remember AmazonSmile. Help PVCC, and give a gift of choice…who doesn’t want to play Santa for him or herself! Go to smile.amazon.com and designate Pine Valley for your donations. We will then get .05% of all your purchases! Here is a direct link you can put… Read more SHOP AND DONATE!