This Month @ Valley View | August

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What’s happening at Valley View during the month of August?

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RoughRiders Game Night, Wednesday, August 6, 7:05pm
The Student Ministry department would like to invite EVERYONE to attend the RoughRiders Game on Wednesday, August 6, at 7:05pm and enjoy a night of fun with your entire family.  Tickets are $20 per person and includes the “all you can eat” station and a RoughRider hat.  There are a limited number of tickets, it is first come, first serve.  Please contact Camille Stowe, Administrative Assistant to the Family Life Ministry team,, if you have questions or to reserve your tickets.

Pool Party at Rosemeade Rainforest in Carrollton, August 10
Join us on Sunday, August 10, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, for our annual pool party.  Hotdogs and water will be provided.  If your last name begins with A-L, bring individual bags of chips.  If your last name begins with M-Z, bring cookies.  There is no cost to attend.

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Meet and Greet for Lindsey Neely, KidzView Director, August 13
Lindsey Neely accepted the position of KidzView Director and will be a valuable addition to our staff on Monday, August 11.  Please join us in the KidzView area on Wednesday, August 13, from 7:00pm to 8:15pm, and take advantage of the opportunity to meet Lindsey and extend her a warm Valley View welcome.  Snacks will be provided.


Back to School from the Heart, August 10th, 17th, and 24th
The Valley View family has an opportunity to help the families of Frankford Townhomes regarding their back to school need to purchase school uniforms.  How can you help?  You can purchase a gift card, of any amount, to any store (Target, Walmart, Kohls) that sells school uniforms or make a cash donation that will be used to purchase the uniforms.  We also encourage you to sign up to be a Host Family.  As a Host Family, you will take a family shopping for supplies that need to be purchased with the donations that have been provided.  Please contact Karen Gradilla,, or visit the table in the Lobby, if you have additional questions.  All donations must be turned in by Sunday, August 24


Young Adult Retreat to Camp Como, August 4-8
A group of Young Adults, led by Mike Havens, will be travelling to Camp Como in Colorado for the purpose of fellowship and spiritual renewal.  Please keep them in your prayers.

Registration for Tuesday Morning Women’s Bible Study
There will be a table in the Main Lobby beginning Sunday, August 24 through September 7, to register for the 9:30am Tuesday morning women’s Bible study.  The study for the fall semester will begin September 9 and is entitled “Children of the Day”.  Join us as Beth Moore, from the Thessalonian shores, walks us through the truth of each verse of 1 and 2 Thessalonians.  The cost of the book is $20.

Information about the Wednesday evening women’s Bible study, that will take place during CONNECT, will be made available at a later time.

LifeGroupsLifeGroup Sign Up, August 24 through September 7
LifeGroups are a major focus at Valley View because they provide the opportunity to grow closer to one another and to the Lord.  These groups are designed to take the time to build relationships and grow through a time of Bible study and conversation.  We encourage you to visit the sign up table in the Main Lobby and get plugged in this fall.


Informational Meetings, August 10th, 17th, and 24th
A mission trip to Windward Island School of Evangelism (WISE), in St. Vincent, where Brice Wurdeman and his wife Amanda serve as the Directors, is being planned for the last week of October, 2014. Informational meetings are scheduled for Sunday, August 10 and August 17, immediately following second service, in rooms 203/204.  The purpose of the meetings will be to provide interested parties with basic information about the trip.  Please contact Doug Wolfe,, if you have questions about the trip or meetings.



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My husband, Michael, and I moved to Texas in 1984 and began attending Valley View in 1987. We have 3 grown children and a precious granddaughter. I consider it pure joy and an honor to serve the Lord in any capacity. I have served in ministry for the children and youth and am currently active with the Women's Ministry and as a facilitator for Bible Study. I enjoy spending time with my husband, antiquing and cherish precious moments with my family and friends.