Posts from January 2020

Posts from January 2020

J.A.M. (Jesus and Me)

God does not ask us to outperform, outgive, or outdo our friends and neighbors. God asks us to be faithful with what He has given us. No matter how “little” or “small” our lives may be, if we give God what we have, He will use us to accomplish big things for Him. This was a lesson point taught at JAM last fall. Don’t we all need to hear this? This particular point has…

Discovery

During the month of February, Lake Valley will host the four week experience we call Discovery. Discovery is for those who are interested in learning more about Lake Valley and possibly becoming members of our family of families. Each week, elders and their wives will lead the group in discovering Lake Valley’s core beliefs. The framework for our experience together is…

Women’s Wednesday Bible Study

For Us…Beyond Us is an appropriate heading for this article about the Lake Valley Women’s Bible study on Wednesday mornings. Before sitting down to compose this invitation, I browsed through the pictures taken in 2019. I smiled. What I saw was a community of women… Learning more about the Bible and how to live the Christian life by serving others. Women, from…

Letter from the Elders

Letter from the Elders It seems like I write this every year but I cannot believe that another year has come and gone and it is time to write the first Community Update story of the year. As I write this and reflect on 2019, I am very aware that our experiences from last year were very different. For some in the family, 2019 was a banner year that was characterized by…