Come together for a time of worship! Sunday, October 20, 7pm. Childcare available, free will donations will be accepted.
Families of foster care or adoption are invited to come together for networking and support.
Pizza will be provided. Childcare available, free-will donations will be accepted.
To register, email Heather, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Need a break from the stresses of daily life? We have just the thing! Mom’s Day Off is a time where parents can go enjoy the day however they'd like, while their children, birth - 4th grade, are loved and cared for at the church. Babies will be rocked and fed in the nursery and older kids will enjoy fun games, crafts, and more.
Please provide a sack lunch for each child attending. Don't forget to invite your friends!
Please register HERE by Sunday, October 20.
At Pleasant Valley Church, it is our mission to see every generation Made Alive in Jesus Christ. He is our main focus and we are passionate about providing ways for you to know Him better. Based on our Grace Anchors, this 4-week discipleship course is a great place to start or continue growing in Jesus.
- He is the most important person in the room.
- He is Truth and His Word gives life.
- His Gospel is all we need for this life and the next.
- He's coming back.
Appropriate for believers, seekers, and skeptics, classes will be held in the Chapel (room 203) at 10:30am on Sundays, October 27 through November 17.
To help us plan, please register HERE by Tuesday, October 22. If you cannot make it to all classes, that is ok! Please register by the Tuesday before the classes you plan to attend. Walk-ins will also be welcome.
For membership, you must attend at least 2 Made Alive 101 classes in person. The other 2 must be viewed online as the videos are released. Those pursuing membership must also participate in the PV 101 class in person on Sunday, November 24.
WAYS TO GIVE
JOIN A SMALL GROUP
Sermon-based, meets at the Orr's home, Winona
Led by Chuck & Stephanie Orr
Chuck is a Product Development Engineer at RTP Company. Stephanie is a Program Manager at Riverside Electronics and the volunteer Wedding Coordinator at PV. Together, they enjoy traveling, boating, watching movies, and working on home improvement projects together.
Topics vary, currently studying a book on Apologetics, meets at the Eastep’s home, Stockton
Led by Dave & Tammy Eastep
Dave and Tammy live in Stockton and have 4 kids ranging in age from 14-23. They have been attending PV since the early 1990’s. Dave works at Celanese and Tammy is an elementary teacher at Jefferson.
Sermon-based, meets at the Baumgartner’s home, Minnesota City
Led by Troy & Christina Baumgartner
Troy and Christina Baumgartner have two children: Shelby, a recent Biola graduate; and Carter, a junior at Biola University. Troy's hobbies include mountain biking, hiking, cross country and downhill skiing, puzzles, and traveling. Christina's hobbies include walking, hiking, cross country skiing, reading, puzzles and traveling. She loves any place with water, especially wave-watching.
Topics vary, meets at Burdey's Cafe, Peterson
Led by Ben Ekern
Ben and his wife, Holly, have four kids. He likes guns, hunting, hiking, Gopher sports, and farming.
No More Excuses, meets at PV
Led by Jeff Kuhn
Studying from the Bible, meets at PV
Led by Bob Bollant
Studying from the Bible, meets at Perkins, Winona
Led by Owen Warneke
Owen is in his 60s. He and his wife, Jane, have three adult children: Joe, Ellen, and Paul. Owen enjoys his work as an architect, basketball at the 'Y', golf, and also working on their house and car when he has time.
Now through December 4. Join at any time!
Join us as we explore scripture through the fun medium of The Bible Binge podcast. There are no materials needed for this group, but you will need access to the podcast through a streaming device.
No childcare available. Meets at PV.
Led by Lisa Ellenburg.
Lisa loves to laugh, loves Jesus, and loves the Bible. When she has time, she enjoys learning about nutrition, quilting, kayaking, and being outside. Her husband Chad is her absolute bestest friend, and she enjoys being a mom to her three kiddos by kissing their precious faces while in public. She has been a stay-at-home mom, homeschool mom, and teacher. She now works part-time in the health care industry while working full time on her master's degree.
Meets at PV, childcare available. Register by the Sunday preceding the class.
This 3-week study will be a fun intro to being in a small group. Enjoy wings and Bible lessons by our Teaching Pastors.
Led by Pastors Chad Ellenburg, Joe McConkey, Daniel Olson.
20’s and 30’s
Various studies and an opportunity to find community among peers.
Meets at the Wakims home, Winona.
Led by Marc-Henry and Milandrie Wakim.
Although neither Marc-Henry nor Milandrie are native-Midwesterners, they enjoy the community here. Marc-Henry is an engineer (from Massachusetts) and Milandrie is an event planner (from South Africa). They also enjoy spending time with friends and family and being outdoors.
Newcomers welcome anytime!
Meets at Watkins Manor, 175 E Wabasha Street
Led by Norma Plank
Meeting times based on participants’ schedules.
A one-on-one study for adults who want to grow in their relationship with Christ.
An opportunity to be better equipped to deal with life's difficulties effectively using God's Word and prayer. You'll gain both foundational insights as well as Biblically based methods for the discipleship and counseling opportunities God puts in your life.
Led by Pastor Joe and others from the Biblical Discipleship/Counseling team.
A 10-week study, meets at PV, childcare available.
FPU presents biblical, practical steps to get rid of debt and manage your money. $109/kit (couples can share).
A nine-week series, meets at PV, childcare available.
This series will introduce the basic principles of biblical healing. We will be talking about fear, anxiety and depression, and how they relate to our human condition. We will discover why they are God’s gift to us, and what they say about what is written on the tablet of our heart.
This 10-week study helps couples communicate by exploring the vastly different ways in which men and women perceive love.