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Sunday, Jul 18, 2021

Series: The Fruit of the Spirit

Pastor Emeritus Jay Abramson shares about the specific kind of love Jesus has in mind for us ... and ends the service with a renewed call for...

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July 17/18 Schedule

Saturday at 5 p.m.: In person. Contemporary Service, Sanctuary and Fellowship Hall. No childcare. Dinner for purchase ($8/$5) following the service in Fellowship Hall.

Sunday at 9 a.m.: In Person. Contemporary Service, Sanctuary and Fellowship Hall. Valley Kids Church for infants-children in Grade 5.

Sunday at 10:30 a.m.: Online Service streamed to Facebook and Church Online

Sunday at 11 a.m.: In person. Blended Service, Sanctuary and Fellowship Hall. No childcare.

Sermon Series: The Fruit of the Spirit

Sermon Series Speakers

This Week's Message : "LOVE"

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July 17/18 Resources for Kids, Students

Valley Kids (Nursery-Kindergarten)

Nursery and Preschool Resources

This is the seventh week in a series called "Dive In"

Video: Bible Lesson

Nursery Lesson

Nursery Story Cards

Nursery Motions

Coloring Page

Preschool Story Cards

Peanut Puppet

For more resources, including Bunny Bible Stories, check out our Valley Kids page

Valley Kids (Grades 1-5)

Note from Mrs. Hales

Below is a link to the lesson used in the Zoom class, which is in a slide format with videos embedded. When you open up the link, click on the "PRESENT" button so all of the slide animations work. If you would like to print out the memory verses, coloring sheets, or Bible story cards, they are on our Valley Kids page.

If you watch the worship service as a family, consider printing our special Valley Kids sermon notes page

 Live Zoom Class

Parents, your child is invited to join our live Zoom class each Sunday at 9:30 a.m.! There are separate classes for Grades 1-2 and Grades 3-5. To get the Zoom links, just email Lois at   

This Week's Lesson

click here for the entire lesson

Bible Bucks Program

To earn Bible Bucks for prizes, send in your child’s completed worksheet, a short video clip of your family discussing the lesson, or your child saying the memory verse. Your child can still earn Bible Bucks for previous weeks' lesson sheets or memory verses. Email them to  

Visit the Valley Kids page to find more videos, activity sheets, games, apps, and other things to help you grow in Jesus during the week.

Valley Students (Grades 6-12)

Worship Arts Summer Intensive


sign up for the intensive

Students, here's a perfect way to complete your summer: A weeklong dive into music, song, dance, speaking, A/V tech -- whatever skill sets you want to lean into before another school year begins!

Valley's new Worship Arts Summer intensive is August 9-13, from 9 a.m.-noon each day at Valley Avon. Check out all the different workshops below ... and each one is for beginners to advanced performers. Just tell us on the sign-up form where you think your abilities are. They will improve at the Intensive!


The Intensive is from 9 a.m.-noon each day at Valley Community Baptist Church (590 W. Avon Road). Snacks will be provided. If you are registering for an instrumental workshop, bring your instrument with you. The cost is $50 for the entire week.

Intensive Workshops

We have instructors ready in 15 different workshop areas of focus! Choose from:

A/V Production (recording, editing, live sound mixing)
Dance (contemporary, worship, hip-hop)
Acoustic Guitar (worship team/band)
Electric Guitar (worship team/band)
Bass Guitar (worship team/band)
Drums (worship team/band)
Piano/Keys (worship team/band)
Vocals (worship team/band)
Oratory (Scripture reading/public speaking/acting)
Piano (classical)
Violin (classical)
Viola (classical)
Cello (classical)
Vocals (classical/musical theater)

choose your workshop!

Worship Arts Auditions

We are always looking for the next member of our Worship Team, choir, orchestra, or other contributor to our musical offerings during worship! It's a fantastic way of serving using your performing arts talents.

We schedule auditions on an individual basis throughout the year. Just click the button below to let us know you're interested, and we'll get back to you for a conversation!

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