Bulletin 10/20/2019

​October is Pastor Appreciation month. A luncheon for our Pastor will be held on Sunday, October 27th after the morning worship service. In preparation for that day, a to-do-list is suggested. Let’s let him know we love and appreciate him.
1. We want to bathe our Pastor in prayer. We want him to know someone is praying specifically each day. Please select a day on the calendar in the sanctuary today and sign your name on the date you chose to pray for him. We want him to know who is praying each day.  
2. Bring cards/gift cards on October 27th and place them in the basket provided. He does so much for us, it is our privilege to do for him.

Wonderful treasures are for sale in the Friendship Hall. Check it out! All proceeds are used for various needs of the church.

Almost as good as being here. If you are unable to attend Wednesday Prayer Meeting, please join us via your phone. Dial 605-313-6266. The access code is 516156. Please mute your phone unless you wish to participate in the service (examples: praise, testimony, prayer request, etc.)

Birthday:
Today - Jackson Rowsey, Sarah Davis
Monday - Lillian Rutledge
Tuesday - Susie Nicely
Thursday - Jayna Thompson
Friday - Judy Hinchman
Friday - Rob Edgar

Bulletin 10/13/2019

The Church Bazaar is almost here! On Saturday, October 19th from 9:00 -2:00 wonderful treasures and great food will be available in the Friendship Hall. Volunteers are needed. See Carol Hoover. The Bazaar is a fundraiser for our church.

October is Pastor Appreciation month. A luncheon for our Pastor will be held on Sunday, October 27th after the morning worship service. In preparation for that day, a to-do-list is suggested. Let’s let him know we love and appreciate him.
1. We want to bathe our Pastor in prayer. We want him to know someone is praying specifically each day. Please select a day on the calendar in the sanctuary today and sign your name on the date you chose to pray for him. We want him to know who is praying each day.
2. Bring cards/gift cards on October 27th and place them in the basket provided. He does so much for us, it is our privilege to do for him.

Almost as good as being here. If you are unable to attend Wednesday Prayer Meeting, please join us via your phone. Dial 605-313-6266. The access code is 516156. Please mute your phone unless you wish to participate in the service (examples: praise, testimony, prayer request, etc.)

Birthday:
Today - Tina Ray
Friday - Rob Edgar

Anniversaries:
Monday - Laura & JT Rowsey
Friday - Laura & Fred Bias
Saturday - Donna & Ronnie Lewis

Bulletin 10/06/2019

Today is Pocket Change Sunday. All loose change placed in the collection tray will benefit the Deacon’s Benevolence Fund.

The Church Bazaar is almost here! On Saturday, October 19th from 9:00 -2:00 wonderful treasures and great food will be available in the Friendship Hall. The Bazaar is a fundraiser for our church. Please come.

October is Pastor Appreciation month. A luncheon for our Pastor will be held on Sunday, October 27th after the morning worship service. In preparation for that day, a to-do-list is suggested. Let’s let him know we love and appreciate him.
1. We want to bathe our Pastor in prayer. We want him to know someone is praying specifically each day. Please select a day on the calendar in the Friendship Hall today and sign your name on the date you chose to pray for him. We want him to know who is praying each day.
2. Bring cards/gift cards on October 27th and place them in the basket provided. He does so much for us, it is our privilege to do for him.

Almost as good as being here. If you are unable to attend Wednesday Prayer Meeting, please join us via your phone. Dial 605-313-6266. The access code is 516156. Please mute your phone unless you wish to participate in the service (examples: praise, testimony, prayer request, etc.)

Birthday:
Wednesday - Donnie Black
Saturday - Brooke Neal

Anniversary:
Tuesday - Susan & Jack Runion


Bulletin 9/29/2019

Praise God in His sanctuary; praise Him in His mighty heavens. Praise Him for His acts of power praise Him for his surpassing greatness (Psalm 150: 1-2). Welcome to the Church in the Valley as we praise the One who loved us so!

Next Sunday, October 6th, is Pocket Change Sunday. All loose change placed in the collection tray will benefit the Deacon’s Benevolence Fund.

October is Pastor Appreciation month. A luncheon for our Pastor will be held on Sunday, October 13th after the morning worship service. In preparation for that day, a to-do-list is suggested. Let’s let him know we love and appreciate him.
1. We want to bathe our Pastor in prayer. We want him to know someone is praying specifically each day. Please select a day on the calendar in the Friendship Hall today and sign your name on the date you chose to pray for him. We want him to know who is praying each day.
2. Bring cards/gift cards on October 13th and place them in the basket provided. He does so much for us, it is our privilege to do for him.

Birthday:
Wednesday - Emilee Ray

Anniversaries:
Today - Renee & Steve Neal
Monday - Bonnie & Donnie Black

Bulletin 9/22/2019

Welcome to Church in the Valley on this joyful occasion. We celebrate our Homecoming and our thirty-first year. How grateful we are that you chose to worship with us today. Your presence is a blessing. It is our prayer that you will feel at home as we welcome His presence in our service. We remember our past and are amazed at God’s goodness and we thank Him for every blessing, every soul that was saved, and every life that was touched. We look to the future with joy and anticipation believing that with God, the master planner, the best is yet to be.

Please plan to join us in the Friendship Hall immediately after the morning worship service for a time of great fellowship and food.

No services will be held at CIV this evening.

October is Pastor Appreciation month. A luncheon for our Pastor will be held on Sunday, October 13th after the morning worship service. In preparation for that day, a to-do-list is suggested. Let’s let him know we love and appreciate him.
1. We want to bathe our Pastor in prayer. We want him to know someone is praying specifically each day. Please select a day on the calendar in the Friendship Hall today and sign your name on the date you chose to pray for him. We want him to know who is praying each day.  
2. Bring cards/gift cards on October 13th and place them in the basket provided. He does so much for us, it is our privilege to do for him.

Betty Hinkle and Dorthy Rowsey would like to thank Kim & Jeff Black for the beautiful bouquets they delivered on Saturday.  

Birthdays:
Wednesday - J.D. Black
Saturday - Dorthy Rowsey  

Anniversaries:
Wednesday - Alaina & Scott Pierson

Bulletin 9/15/2019

Next Sunday is Homecoming! Make sure you invite someone this week as we celebrate God’s many blessings past and present during these 31 years. After the morning worship service, we will have luncheon in the Friendship Hall. Everyone is urged to bring your favorite sides (meats, bread, & drinks will be provided) enough for your family plus a little extra for company. You may pull up to the Friendship Hall doors for help unloading your goodies.
Please join us for dinner this Wednesday, September 18th beginning at 5:30. Everyone is invited to attend.
Birthdays
Tuesday - Daniel Justice
Wednesday - Jordan Nash
Saturday - Shannon Mays, Silas Nicely

“Out of the same mouth proceed blessing and cursing. My Brethren, these things ought not to be so (James 3:10) Therefore, let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each other. (Colossians 4:6).

Homecoming will be held on Sunday, September 22nd. If you would like the church to send an invitation to someone to ask them to attend or just let them know we are praying for them, please fill out the form in the bulletin and place it in the collection tray. An invitation will be sent.

Bulletin 9/08/2019

With pleasure we greet and welcome all who have gathered for this time of worship. We celebrate all first responders and our wonderful grandparents. Your contribution to our country and families is immeasurable. May God’s presence be real, meeting all of us at our point of need. Please you are family and you are loved. Please join us in the Friendship Hall after the morning worship service for a time of fellowship and great food.

Please join us for dinner this Wednesday, September 11th beginning at 5:15. Everyone is invited to attend.

A workday has been scheduled for Saturday, September 14th beginning at 9:00 AM. Please come as we prepare for our Homecoming Services. Busy? See a Trustee for options.
Your help is needed.

Birthday;
Thursday - Daniel Justice

Homecoming will be held on Sunday, September 22nd. If you would like the church to send an invitation to someone to ask them to attend or just let them know we are praying for them, please fill out the form in the bulletin and place it in the collection tray. An invitation will be sent.


Bulletin 9/01/2019

Welcome to worship on this Labor Day weekend. As a nation we celebrate those who work to make this country great. As a church we celebrate the members of our congregation who work tirelessly to make this church one of the best! It is a privilege to be the hands and feet of our Father. Thank you for your dedication and many acts of kindness. God bless you and we are so glad you came. You are loved.

Today is Pocket Change Sunday. Your loose change placed in the collection tray will benefit the Deacon’s Benevolence Fund.

NO SERVICES WILL BE HELD THIS EVENING AT CIV

The Senior Saints will meet for dinner at the Maylon house on Tuesday, Sept. 3rd at 4:30 pm. Menu: Italian Buffet. Cost $15.88 plus tax & tips. Please contact Kristi Dunlap or Marla Racer if you would like to attend so tables may be reserved.

BIRTHDAYS:
Today - Jeff Black, Leonard Morrison, Doris Neal
Thursday - Brad Armstead
Friday - Jane McKee

Let’s get ready! A work day will be held on Saturday, September 14th, to prepare for Homecoming beginning at 9:00 AM. You may also work at other times during the week. Please see Fred Bias if you have questions.

HOMECOMING, SUNDAY, SEPT. 22
INVITE SOMEONE TODAY

Bulletin 8/25/2019

Welcome to worship. We are so glad you chose to be in God’s house this day. We pray you will feel His Holy Spirit within these walls. You are home. You are loved. God bless you.

BIRTHDAYS:
Wednesday - David Racer, Jordan Justice
Thursday - Caleb Nicely
Saturday - Scott Pierson

Anniversaries:
Today - Teresa & Gary Bills, Susie & Troy Nicely
Wednesday - Barbara & Stan Maynard

If you have a burden for the lost (RE: How to be a soul winner) and love children this is your opportunity. Volunteers are needed to listen and share Jesus’ love and grace with students at Milton Middle School during the coming school year. Child Evangelism Fellowship meets on Thursdays from 3:30 – 4:30. See Pastor Troy for more information.

Next Sunday, September 1st is Pocket Change Sunday. Please bring your loose change and place it in the collection tray. Your change benefits the Deacon’s Benevolence Fund.

A little boy was overheard praying: “Lord, if you can’t make me a better boy, don’t worry about it. I’m having a real good time like I am.


Bulletin 8/18/2019

You are welcomed in this place! Thank you for joining us on this Sunday when we observe the Lord’s Supper. If you are a born again believer, then you are welcome to participate. May the significance of this service bring joy and peace to you.

It’s back to school time! Our children’s ministry will meet this Wednesday, August 14th. Hot dogs, S’mores, and a bonfire are being planned.

BIRTHDAYS:
Today - Linda Armstead
Tuesday - JT Rowsey
Wednesday - Brad Armstead
Thursday - Joey Willis

If you have a burden for the lost (RE: How to be a soul winner) and love children this is your opportunity. Volunteers are needed to listen and share Jesus’ love and grace with students at Milton Middle School during the coming school year. Child Evangelism Fellowship meets on Thursdays from 3:30 – 4:30. See Pastor Troy for more information.

Bulletin 8/11/2019

Next Sunday, August 18th, a Fundraiser Luncheon will be held in the Friendship Hall immediately after the morning worship. The purpose of the fundraiser is to help finance a picnic shelter near the playground in the back of the church.

It’s back to school time! Our children’s ministry will not meet this Wednesday, August 14th. A kick off for the Children will be held on Wednesday, August 21st. Hot dogs, S’mores, and a bonfire are being planned.

Thank you Church in the Valley! I truly appreciate all the gifts, cards, calls, & prayers during this time of transition. I’ll always remember Church in the Valley as my home church. I know you’d never to be able to find better people anywhere.
God bless you! Thanks again-----Danny Graham

Birthdays:
Today - Tim Dunlap, Amy Nash
Monday - Greg Rowsey, Kyle Neal
Wednesday - Kelci Armstead
Thursday - Stephanie Flynn

Anniversaries:
Wednesday - Marla & David Racer
Saturday - Ann & Tom Johnson, Kristi & Tim Dunlap

If you have a burden for the lost (RE: How to be a soul winner) and love children this is your opportunity. Volunteers are needed to listen and share Jesus’ love and grace with students at Milton Middle School during the coming school year. Child Evangelism Fellowship meets on Thursdays from 3:30 – 4:30. See Pastor Troy for more information.

Bulletin 8/04/2019

God demonstrates his own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans 4:8) God loved us so much that He sent His son Jesus Christ to die for us. Not because we are perfect but because He loved us that much. We stand amazed by his love. Join us as we thank Him for his goodness. Welcome to Church in the Valley. You are most welcome.

BIRTHDAYS:
Today - Kenna Ray
Thursday - Isaiah Pierson, Isaac Pierson
Friday - Kim Black
Saturday - Jim Hinchman, Sammy Runion

Anniversary:
Savannah & John DeJarnette

All committees and the church staff are scheduled to meet Sunday, August 4th at 5:00 PM. Church council is scheduled to meet at 6:00 PM. All members are asked to attend.

Today is Pocket Change Sunday. All loose change placed in the collection tray will benefit the Deacon’s Benevolence Fund.

A Blood Drive will be held in the Friendship Hall on August 10th from 10:00 til 3:00 PM. Give the gift of life.

If you have a burden for the lost (RE: How to be a soul winner) and love children this is your opportunity. Volunteers are needed to listen and share Jesus’ love and grace with students at Milton Middle School on most Thursdays during the coming school year. Child Evangelism Fellowship meets on Thursdays from 3:30 – 4:30 at Milton Middle School. See Pastor Troy for more information.


Bulletin 7/28/2019

Dear Church in the Valley Family, thank you so much for the beautiful flowers, calls, visits, and most of all the prayers. Thank you, Pastor Troy & Susie, for the breakfasts for Stan and I – that was a special touch.

BIRTHDAYS:
Thursday - Glen Morrison
Friday - Tina Edgar, Butch Edwards
Saturday - Ashby Kave, John Stratton

All committees and the church staff are scheduled to meet Sunday, August 4th at 5:00 PM. Church council is scheduled to meet at 6:00 PM.

Next Sunday is Pocket Change Sunday. Please bring your loose change and place it in the collection tray. All loose change will benefit the Deacon’s Benevolence Fund.

A Blood Drive will be held in the Friendship Hall on August 10th from 10:00 til 3:00 PM. Give the gift of life.

If you have a burden for the lost (RE:How to be a soul winner) and love children this is your opportunity. Volunteers are needed to listen and share Jesus’ love and grace with students at Milton Middle School on most Thursdays during the coming school year. Child Evangelism Fellowship meets on Thursdays from 3:30 – 4:30 at Milton Middle School. See Pastor Troy for more information.


Bulletin 7/21/2019


It is an honor to give God glory for the love given to us. As a church, we give Him glory and honor. Welcome to Church in the Valley on this warm summer Sunday. Your presence is a blessing. May the Holy Spirit fill our hearts today and always.

If you would like to order a blue Prayer Warrior Shirt, please text Pastor Troy at 304-634-7878. The shirts are $8.00. The order will be placed soon, order today.

ANNIVERSARIES:
Today - Carol & Ronnie Hoover
Tuesday - Amy & Jordan Nash  
Wednesday - Linda & George Armstead


It’s time for Camp Caleb. Please be in prayer for those who are attending as they come together to worship and learn more about Jesus and His love for us. It’s sure to be a great time of fellowship.  

When you find yourself faced with a problem, place it in God’s hands by asking Him in prayer to handle it for you! Then, whatever you do, try not to hold onto a little corner of it and pull it back again. For when you put your trust in God, He will lead your way! After all we are to LIVE BY FAITH, NOT BY SIGHT (2 CORINTHIANS 5:7)

Bulletin 7/14/2019

Our annual picnic is today at 5:00 in Barboursville at shelter #8. Everyone is invited to attend for a wonderful time of great fellowship and good food. Steve Neal and Fred Bias will be grilling hamburgers, and hotdogs. Drinks will be provided. Please bring side dishes and desserts with extra to share. Services will not be held at CIV this evening so all may join us for the picnic.

The Children’s summer program will continue during the summer, 
however no dinners will be served.

If you would like to order a blue Prayer Warrior Shirt, please text Pastor Troy at 304-634-7878. The shirts are $8.00.

Anniversary:
Monday- Angel & Michael Willis

Bulletin 7/07/2019

Today is Pocket Change Sunday. Your change allows the Deacons to help so many. Please place your loose change in the collection tray. All change benefits the Deacon’s Benevolence Fund.

The Children’s summer program will continue as during the summer; however no dinners will be served. Scott Pierson will lead the adult class.

Birthday: Saturday-David Cornell

Our annual picnic will be held next Sunday, July 14th at 5:00 in Barboursville at shelter #8. Hamburger, hotdogs, and drinks will be provided. Please bring side dishes and desserts with a little extra.

Please come and join us this evening and be a part of our Outreach Ministry. Questions? Please see Pastor Troy or Clarence Nicely.

If you would like to order a blue Prayer Warrior Shirt, please text Pastor Troy at 304-634-7878. The shirts are $8.00.

West Virginia’s loss is Georgia’s gain! Danny Graham is moving to Georgia to be closer to his family. Danny & Joyce Graham were instrumental in the growth and watch care of CIV. He will be greatly missed but we know that God has many blessings awaiting him in Georgia. Today is Danny’s last Sunday at CIV. Please make sure you let Danny know how much he is loved and how much he will be missed.

Bulletin 6/30/2019

The Children’s summer program will continue as usual during the summer; however, no dinners will be served. Scott Pierson will continue to lead the adult class.

Just a note of appreciation for the cards sent to my mother for her 95th birthday on June 21. They were very much appreciated! Mom is always delighted! - Linda Armstead

Birthdays:
Today - Rosanne Reese
Monday - Izzy Runion
Tuesday - Shane Gue, John DeJarnett
Wednesday - Becky Rowsey, Adalynn Pierson

Next Sunday July 7th is Pocket Change Sunday. Your change allows the Deacons to help so many. Please bring your loose change next Sunday and place it in the collection tray.

The Milton Ministerial Association is sponsoring the Fifth Sunday Sing at Milton United Methodist Church at 6:00 PM this evening. Please come as we join together with our community to worship in word and song.

Our annual picnic will be held on Sunday, July 14th at 5:00 in Barboursville at shelter #8. Hamburger, hotdogs, and drinks, will be provided and please bring side dishes and desserts. Bringing a little extra for company will be greatly appreciated.

CIV Kids’ Summer Schedule

July 3- Minute to Win It Games
July 10- Planetarium
July 17- Water Night
July 24- Greatest Game Show
July 31- Treasure Hunt
August 7- Neon Night
August- 14- DIY Science
August 21- Back to School Bonfire

*Fun starts at 6:00pm every Wednesday and will last until 7:30!*
*No dinner will be served over the summer*


Bulletin 6/23/2019

Wednesday evening service for all ages at 6:00 pm. Dinner is served on Wednesdays beginning at 5:30 pm. Blessings await.
Welcome to Church in the Valley where our Father’s love abounds. It is a joy and delight to welcome you. It is our prayer that you feel God’s holy spirit as never before as we worship together.

Vacation Bible School, Lost in Space, was out of this world and thank you to all who made it such a success. Lives were changes and hearts were touch. God bless each of you.

Have you noticed that handsome Tom Johnson? He is not only good looking but sweet as sugar. On June 13th Tom turned 90 and we are going to celebrate. Please join us immediately after the morning worship service for a luncheon that will held in Tom’s honor. Everyone is invited to attend.

On Friday, June 28th at 1:00-2:30, The Anchor Holds Group will meet at Wyngate in Barboursville to have lunch and play bingo and meet a local Red Hatters group. Hope everyone can join us. For more information, please call Susie @ 304-633-7186

Birthdays:  
Wednesday - Jesse Kave
Friday - Ronnie Lewis
Saturday - Elna Lawrence

Anniversary: Saturday - Penny & Brian Collier

If we had been without trouble, we never could have had such a promise as this given to us in Deuteronomy 33:25, “As thy days, so shall thy strength.” That means that we will have enough strength to get through each and everyday regardless of our circumstances. In other words, the tougher the times the greater the grace. God will do more than enough when you are not enough.  

CIV Kids’ Summer Schedule

June 26- Duct Tape Challenge
July 3- Minute to Win It Games
July 10- Planetarium
July 17- Water Night
July 24- Greatest Game Show
July 31- Treasure Hunt
August 7- Neon Night
August- 14- DIY Science
August 21- Back to School Bonfire
*Fun starts at 6:00pm every Wednesday and will last until 7:30!*
*No dinner will be served over the summer*


Bulletin 6/16/2019

CIV loves Fathers and we welcome all Fathers with open arms! We are so glad you came. We thank God for you and for those who have been a father figure to others. God bless you.
A Father’s Day luncheon will be served immediately after this morning’s worship service in the Friendship Hall. All fathers will be our guests of honor. Everyone is welcome.

Please come! Your help is needed. A decorating party will be held this evening at CIV as we prepare for VBS in lieu of our normal worship service. Volunteers are needed.

No adult class will be held on Wednesday, June 19th but all are urged to attend for a great time of good food and to experience the excitement of VBS - GOD’S RESCUE MISSION, LOST IN SPACE. Dinner begins at 5:15 and VBS will be held from 6:00.-8:00 pm. It’s going to be out of this world!

Congratulations to Colin Maynard who graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from Austin College in Sherman, Texas. Collin is the grandson of Barbara & Stan Maynard.

Birthdays:
Monday - Clarence Nicely
Saturday - Tim Cornell & Melinda Stratton

Anniversary:
Today-Melinda & John Stratton

Tom Johnson celebrated his 90th birthday last Thursday, and we are going to celebrate. On Sunday, June 23rd after the morning worship service, a luncheon will be held in Tom’s honor. Please mark your calendar and plan to attend. 

Eva Fisher will be 95 years old on June 21st and she is always delighted to receive cards. If you would like to send her a birthday card the mailing address is: Eva Fisher, 732 Washington Hill Road, Hurricane, WV 25526.


Bulletin 6/09/2019

It is with joy we welcome back our former Pastor and his beautiful wife, Stan & Barbara Maynard. Stan will be preaching both the AM & PM services today. Make sure you let them know how much they are loved and missed.

On Sunday, June 16th a luncheon will be held after the morning worship service. You are asked to bring food that was or is your father’s favorite as a way to honor him. You may label your food with your Father’s name if you wish. It’s going to be a great Father’s Day at Church in the Valley.

Have you noticed that handsome Tom Johnson? He is not only good looking but sweet as sugar. Tom celebrates his 90th birthday on Thursday, June 13th and we are going to celebrate. On Sunday, June 23rd after the morning worship service, a luncheon will be held in Tom’s honor. Please mark your calendar and plan to attend.  

On Friday, June 28th at 1:00-2:30, The Anchor Holds Group will meet at Wyngate in Barboursville to have lunch and play bingo and meet a local Red Hatters group. Hope everyone can join us. For more information, please call Susie @ 304-633-7186

She’s celebrating! Eva Fisher will have a very special day on Thursday, June 21st, she will have her 95th birthday. A birthday or a note from you would mean so much to this wonderful lady.
Her address is EVA FISHER, 732 Washington Hill Road, Hurricane, WV 25526.  

VBS-June 19, 20, 21,22. Volunteer to help today!

 Birthdays:
Thursday - Tom Johnson
Friday - Janet Wallace

Anniversary:
Saturday - Penny & Brian Collier

Bulletin 6/02/2019

Today is Pocket Change Sunday. All loose change placed in the collection tray will benefit the Deacon’s Benevolence Fund.

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” (Jeremiah 29:11) With pride and joy we congratulate our Church in the Valley 2019 graduates as well as the graduates of our extended family. God bless and guide you. God has great things in store for those who love Him.

On Sunday, June 16th a luncheon will be held after the morning worship service. You are asked to bring food that was or is your father’s favorite as a way to pay tribute to him. You may label your food with your Father’s name if you wish. It’s going to be a great Father’s Day at Church in the Valley.

Have you noticed that handsome Tom Johnson? He is not only good looking but sweet as sugar. Tom celebrates his 90th birthday on Thursday, June 13th and we are going to celebrate. On Sunday, June 23rd after the morning worship service, a luncheon will be held in Tom’s honor. Please mark your calendar and plan to attend.

On Friday, June 28th at 1:00-2:30, The Anchor Holds Group will meet at Wyngate in Barboursville to have lunch and play bingo and meet a local Red Hatters group. Hope everyone can join us. For more information, please call Susie @ 304-633-7186.

VBS - June 22, 23, 24, & 25th. Volunteer to help today!

Birthday: Saturday-Joe Meadows

Bulletin 5/26/2019

WELCOME to Church in the Valley on this Memorial Day weekend that has been set aside to honor not only those who lost their lives fighting for this great country, but also our loved ones who have gone from this life. We pray that you will find comfort, love, and God’s Holy Spirit in this place. You are loved.

Bring Your Father’s Favorite Dish Luncheon will be held on Father’s Day, June 16th after the morning worship service. Please mark your calendar.

Birthdays
Tuesday - Donna Lewis
Wednesday - Jack Runion
Thursday - Reanna DeVore

VBS JUNE 19, 20, 21 & 22

No services will be held at CIV this evening. Please join us Wednesday, May 29th. Dinner is served at 5:30 and services begin at 6:00 pm.

Dear Church in the Valley Family, I am so thankful that the Lord made you. So thankful for your kindness, too! I will always remember your heartfelt concern for my father and for me during the last several years. Thank you for the beautiful flowers and words of comfort. Your prayers and love for our family are so appreciated. We are also grateful for visits and cards Daddy received while he was here with us. He enjoyed “company” and getting your cards. - Anna Clagg, Dale Henry, Terry Henry, & Nina Shafffer

Bulletin 5/19/2019

Welcome to Church in the Valley! The church that loves and praises our Father. Today we ask God to teach us to praise Him. We read that God inhabits the praise of His people. (Psalm 22:3) God answers prayers and we will learn to give God the glory in all our lives no matter what season of life we are find ourselves. Praising Him brings unspeakable joy.

CIV loves graduates! If someone in your family is graduating this spring, please let us know. Please write their name and the institution they are graduating from on a slip of paper and place it in the collection tray. You may also call the church office.

Please be in prayer for our High School and College Small Groups as they meet weekly.

CIV Choir is scheduled to meet meets tonight at 5:00 PM New Voices are welcome!

Please pray for our Vacation Bible School will be held on June 19, 20, 21, 22nd.

Our annual Memorial Day service will be held Sunday, May 26th during our morning worship service. If you would like to place a flower in remembrance of a loved one, please fill out the form below and place in the collection tray.

Bulletin 5/12/2019

To those who are in the trenches with little ones every day and wear the badge of food stains—we appreciate you. To those who have lost their Mom, we grieve with you. To those who are fortunate enough to have their mother with them still—we celebrate with you. To those of us who have lost a child, there is hope we will meet again! Welcome to Church in the Valley where Mothers past, present, and future are loved. Please hug a mother today during our time of fellowship. Let them know how much you appreciate them. It just might be a gift they will treasure.

CIV loves graduates! If someone in your family is graduating this spring, please let us know. Please write their name and the institution they are graduating from on a slip of paper and place it in the collection tray. You may also call the church office.

Please be in prayer for our High School and College Small Groups as they meet weekly. They are the future of our church.
Birthdays:
Today - Betty Hinkle, Ann Ray
Wednesday - Laura Rowsey
Saturday - Jennifer Kave

OUTREACH MINISTRY – 5:00 pm

Our annual Memorial Day service will be held Sunday, May 26th during our morning worship service. If you would like to place a flower in remembrance of a loved one, please fill out the form in the bulletin and place in the collection tray.

Bulletin 5/05/2019

The CIV Choir needs new voices! If you love to sing and you are interested in being a part of the choir ministry, please come this evening at 5:00 in the choir room. We will be looking for you.

A Mother’s Day brunch will be held this Saturday, May 11th at 10:00 AM. Biscuits, Gravy, Bacon, Sausage, Apples and all the trimmings will be served. Ladies, you won’t want to miss this one. Please plan to stay after brunch as we gather in the sanctuary for a time of fellowship.

Have you heard about the Wednesday evening prayer meeting? Scott Pierson is teaching about witnessing to others. Come and let’s grow together.

Please be in prayer for our High School and College Small Groups as they meet weekly. They are the future of our church.

Our flesh and mind are still vulnerable to temptation. This can lead to “betrayals” of many kinds. Sometimes, you might even feel like Judas…a haunting awkwardness followed by the feeling that you have left Jesus and gone out into the night by yourself. Yeah, you might feel that way, but the cool thing is that Jesus hasn’t left you at all! If you have given your life to Christ and asked Him to come in, He has done just that. His Spirit now lives in your spirit. You can rest in His promise that He will never forsake you and never reject you.

Bulletin 4/28/2019

Our newest members are already family. It is with joy and delight that we welcome Dakota, Sheena, Rylee, & Bentley Miller into our church family. They have been an active part of our church and we are so blessed to have them as our newest members. May God bless them always.

A taco luncheon is being held today in the Friendship Hall. The luncheon is a fund raiser for the youth department to fund various activities. Please come and support our Youth Department. Don’t want tacos? Please come by and donate to the future of this church. What a wonderful way to plant a seed.

The CIV Choir needs new voices! If you love to sing and you are interested in being a part of the choir ministry, please come this evening at 5:00 in the choir room. We will be looking for you. 

NO EVENING SERVICES TONIGHT AT CIV.

A Quarterly Business Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 1st at 6:00 PM. All committees, boards, and organizations are asked to submit a written report to the church office TODAY.

We would like to thank Church in the Valley for the prayers, flowers, and the people who came to the funeral home. - Billy Kinder family

Betty Hinkle would like to thank Judy Floyd for the kindness extended to her this week.

Bulletin 4/21/2019

Resurrection Day is one of the most important events on the calendar. Without the death and resurrection of Christ we would have no church, there would be no reason for ministry, and we would have no message. It is the foundation to the hope we enjoy, the faith to endure and the reason many of us get up in the morning. HE IS RISEN!! HE IS ALIVE and living in our hearts.  

Welcome to Church in the Valley where we rejoice evermore that he lived, died, and arose again to give us life and hope. May His Spirit fill this place, , protect us, and guide us. Happy Easter. You are welcome and you are loved. 

No services will be held this evening at Church in the Valley. Please join us Wednesday for our mid-week prayer service.

REMINDER: Ladies Conference on April 26th at 5:30pm. Questions? See Susan Runion

A taco luncheon will be held on Sunday, April 28th. The luncheon is a fund raiser for the youth department to fun various activities. Please mark your calendar.  

A Quarterly Business Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 1st at 6:00 PM. All committees, boards, and organizations are asked to submit a written report to the church office by 
Wednesday, April 24th.

Birthdays:
Tuesday - Roger Johnson
Saturday - Hannah Edgar, Sabrina Moore

Bulletin 4/14/2019

Come join the Senior Saints on Saturday, April 13th at 12:55 as we attend a showing of “Noah” presented by Sight and Sound Theatre. Dinner is planned after the movie. Please see Marla Racer or Kristi Dunlap if you would like to attend. Tickets are $11 for Seniors.

Calling all children! The Milton Ministerial Association is sponsoring a carnival from 3-5 at April Dawn Park today. Games and food will be provided. Come for a time of fellowship and goodies and remember CIV’s Children’s Easter Party will be held on Wednesday, April 17th. Please plan to attend both events.

No services will be held this evening at CIV. Please join us Wednesday for midweek prayer service.

REMINDER: Ladies Conference on April 26th at 5:30pm. Questions? See Susan Runion

A taco luncheon will be held on Sunday, April 28th. The luncheon is a fund raiser for the youth department. Please mark your calendar.

A Quarterly Business Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 1st at 6:00 PM. All committees, boards, and organizations are as to submit a written report to the church office by April 24th.

Birthdays:
Wednesday - Nelle Major
Thursday - Kyra Johnson, Callie Morrison

EASTER EGGS ARE STILL AVAILABLE- $5.00 SEE MARLA RACER

EASTER CELEBRATION SERVICE
NEXT SUNDAY, APRIL 21ST

Bulletin 4/07/2019

Come join the Senior Saints on Saturday, April 13th at 12:55 as we attend the showing of “Noah” presented by Sight and Sound Theatre. after the movie. Please see Marla Racer or Kristi Dunlap if you would like to attend. Tickets are $11 for Seniors  

A combined Sunday School will be taught by Scott Pierson on Sunday, April 714h at 10:15. Breakfast will begin at 9:45am. Menu: Biscuits, gravy, etc.  

Make sure you place your order for the Easter Eggs. They are $5.00 each and the flavors are peanut butter, cherry nut, and coconut. The eggs are scheduled for delivery.  

Calling all children! CIV’s Children’s Easter Party will be held on Wednesday, April 17th.  

She went home!!! Cathryn Cornell went home to be with her Lord that she loved so much. She surely is rejoicing with loved ones. David & Theresa Cornell, Tim and the family would like to thank this wonderful church for the many kindnesses extended to them. The calls, visits, food, flowers, and especially the prayers meant more than you will ever know. CIV you are the best.

REMINDER: Ladies Conference on April 26th at 5:30pm. Questions? See Susan Runion

The Anchor Holds group will be having their Easter party at CIV on Thursday, April 18 at 11 AM. Please let Susie Nicely know if you plan on attending. 304-633-7186


We need volunteers to bring candy to fill up the Easter eggs for the Easter party Wednesday 4/17. Please see Susie or Laura with donations. We need them by Sunday 4/14. thank you.

Birthdays:
Today - Emma Lee Morrison
Saturday - Troy Aaron Nicely

Anniversary:
Thursday - Kim & Jeff Black

EASTER CELEBRATION SERVICE
APRIL 21ST


Bulletin 3/31/2019

Milton Ministerial Association is sponsoring another 5th Sunday Night sing at Bethesda United Methodist Church tonight at 6:00.

Come join the Senior Saints on Saturday, April 13th at 12:55 as we attend the showing of “Noah” presented by Sight and Sound Theatre. Dinner at Olive Garden after the movie. Please see Marla Racer or Kristi Dunlap if you would like to attend. Tickets are $11 for Seniors.

Milton Ministerial Association is sponsoring Lenten luncheons to will be held on the following Tuesdays at 12:00 prior to Easter. The schedule is as follows: April 2 hosted by CIV; April 9 hosted by Union Baptist

A combined Sunday School taught by Jane McKee on Sunday, April 7th at 10:00 pm. Breakfast will be beginning at 9:45am. Menu: Biscuits, gravy, etc. A Combined Sunday School Class is also scheduled for April 14th taught by Scott Pierson.

Make sure you place your order for the Easter Eggs. They are $5.00 each and the flavors are peanut butter, cherry nut, and coconut. The eggs are scheduled for delivery on April 7th.

Calling all children! CIV’s Children’s Easter Party will be held on Wednesday, April 17th. Let’s celebrate wonderful Easter.

The Anchor Holds group will be having their Easter party at CIV on Thursday, April 18 at 11 AM. Please let Susie Nicely know if you plan on attending. 304-633-7186


We need volunteers to bring candy to fill up the Easter eggs for the Easter party Wednesday 4/17. Please see Susie or Laura with donations. We need them by Sunday 4/14. thank you.

Birthdays:
Thursday - Ronnie Hoover, Stan Maynard, Shawn Gue
Friday- Laura Bias

Anniversary:
Emma Lee & Leonard Morrison

EASTER CELEBRATION SERVICE
APRIL 21ST

Bulletin 3/24/2019

The CIV Staff is scheduled to meet this evening after the evening worship service. All members are urged to attend.

Lenten Services sponsored by the Milton Ministerial Association will be held on the following Tuesdays at 12:00 prior to Easter. The schedule is as follows: March 26 hosted by Milton UMC; April 2 hosted by CIV; April 9 hosted by Union Baptist.

Church in the Valley invites everyone to come and dine during the Sunday School hour Sunday, March 31st beginning at 9:45am. A combined Sunday School Class will be taught by Jack Runion. Menu: Biscuits, gravy, and all the trimmings. Combined Sunday School Classes and breakfast are planned for April 7th taught by Jane McKee and April 14th taught by Scott Pierson. Please Plan to attend.

Make sure you place your order for the Easter Eggs. They are $5.00 each and the flavors are peanut butter, cherry nut, and coconut. The eggs are scheduled for delivery on April 7th. Many requests were made for additional eggs last year. No additional eggs will be made. Make sure you order enough!

Thank you to my church family for all the prayers and cards. Hope I can get back in church soon. God bless all of you. - Donnie Black

Calling all children! CIV’s Children’s Easter Party will be held on Wednesday, April 17th . Let’s celebrate wonderful Easter.

EASTER CELEBRATION SERVICE
APRIL 21ST

Bulletin 3/17/2019

Welcome to Church in the Valley on this St. Patrick’s Day in the name of the Father, the Son, and the
Holy Spirit. Your presence is a blessing and we are so glad you came. A St. Patrick’s Day luncheon is
being held in the Friendship Hall immediately after the morning worship service. It is a potluck
luncheon and everyone is invited to attend.

Birthdays:
Today - Reese Dunlap
Wednesday - Kristi Dunlap
Friday - Bonnie Black, Destiny Davis

Lenten Services sponsored by the Milton Ministerial Association will be held on the following Tuesdays prior to Easter. The services will begin at noon. The schedule is as follows:  
Lenten Lunches:
o March 19 hosted by Bethesda UMC
o March 26 hosted by Milton UMC
o April 2 hosted by Church in the Valley
o April 9 hosted by Union Baptist

Church in the Valley invites everyone to come and dine during the Sunday School hour Sunday, March 31st beginning at 9:45am. Everyone is invited to come and dine physically and most importantly spiritually. A combined Sunday School Class will be taught by Jack Runion. Menu: Biscuits, gravy, and all the trimmings. (If inclement weather should occur, please check the Careline (743-3379) for changes in the schedule).

Bulletin 3/10/2019

Jesus is knocking on the door of our heart every time that we feel moved to go to Church. When Jesus knocks we should automatically sense that we should turn to him. When we open the door to Him, he promises, “I will give you a new heart and put my spirit within you; I will take the heart of stone out of your flesh, and give you a heart of flesh. (Ezekiel 36:26.) Welcome to Church in the Valley. We are so glad you came. God gladly grants heart transplants.

Birthdays:
Today - Drema Varney, Terry Floyd
Tuesday - Liam Nash
Thursday - Theresa Cornell
Saturday - Anne Johnson

Lent begins this Wednesday, March 6th. Lenten Services sponsored by the Milton Ministerial Association will be held on the following Tuesdays prior to Easter. The services will begin at noon. The schedule is as follows:  
Lenten Lunches: 
o March 12 hosted by Milton Baptist
o March 19 hosted by Bethesda UMC
o March 26 hosted by Milton UMC
o April 2 hosted by Church in the Valley
o April 9 hosted by Union Baptist

A St. Patrick’s Day luncheon will be held next Sunday, March 17th in the Friendship Hall immediately after the morning worship service. It is a potluck luncheon and everyone is asked to attend and bring a favorite dish or dishes with the St. Patrick’s theme in mind. If you have questions, please see Marla Racer. Can’t wait for those delicious green mashed potatoes!

Bulletin 3/03/2019

What a joy and privilege to welcome you to Church in the Valley. You chose to come to our Father’s House and with you He is well pleased. Isn’t it such a blessing to come together in worship and praise with our wonderful church family. It would not be the same without you. God bless you.

Birthdays:
Tuesday - Natalie Chapman
Wednesday - Adam Willis
Thursday - Wendy Chapman

Lent begins this Wednesday, March 6th. Lenten Services sponsored by the Milton Ministerial Association will be held on the following Tuesdays prior to Easter. The services will begin at noon. The schedule is as follows:
Lenten Lunches: 
o March 12 hosted by Milton Baptist
o March 19 hosted by Bethesda UMC
o March 26 hosted by Milton UMC
o April 2 hosted by Church in the Valley
o April 9 hosted by Union Baptist

A St. Patrick’s Day luncheon will be held on Sunday, March 17th in the Friendship Hall immediately after the morning worship service. It is a pot luck luncheon and everyone is asked to attend and bring a favorite dish or dishes with the St. Patrick’s theme in mind. If you have questions, please see Marla Racer. Can’t wait for those delicious green mashed potatoes!

Do you want to add someone to the prayer Sheet? If so fill out the form in the bulletin and place it in the collection tray.

Bulletin 2/24/2019

Psalm 91, one of the most beloved chapters of the Bible, tells of the place of security to which the believer can go. In this spiritual foxhole, nothing can harm or hurt. The Psalmist said that He is our refuge and our fortress; My God, in Him we will trust. What a beautiful and comforting thought. We serve a mighty God who deserves our praise and worship. Thank you for coming to His House today as we praise and worship Him. You are most welcomed and greatly loved.

Church Outreach will be visiting shut-ins tonight. If you would like to take part in this ministry, please come to the Friendship Hall at 5:30.

Birthdays:
Monday - Judy Floyd
Saturday - Gabe Willis

Be in prayer for our High School and College small group which meets tomorrow at 7:30. See Clarence for details.

Your help is needed as blankets are created to be donated to Branches Domestic Violence Shelter in Huntington. No sewing skills are necessary. A pair of sharp scissors will be most helpful. Please come on Saturday, March 2nd from 10:00 – 2:00.

Is your name or someone in your family’s name is missing from our calendars? Is the date incorrect? If so, please fill out the form in the bulletin and place it in the collection tray. We love you. We want to know.


Bulletin 2/17/2019

Yes it’s true! No matter how shameful our past, how deceived, selfish, and ungodly our ancestors, God has still sought us out and chosen us to join His eternal family. His Spirit empowers us daily. This message of hope and good news that we bring to our families, friends, and people we work with is no ordinary religion. We have much to be thankful for! Welcome to Church in the Valley. We count it a joy and privilege that you have chosen to worship with us today. We love you and God bless you.

Church in the Valley Staff will meet this evening.

Birthdays:
Tuesday - Christanna Donahue, Eric Morrison
Wednesday - George Armstead

A Parent’s Conference is being held this Friday from 6:30 – 8:30 and Saturday from 9:00 – 12:00. The Conference is recommended for parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles or anyone who is interested in providing the best care for children. Please see Clarence Nicely for questions.

Be in prayer for our High School and College small group which meets tomorrow at 7:30.

Your help is needed as blankets are created to be donated to Branches Domestic Violence Shelter in Huntington. No sewing skills are necessary. A pair of sharp scissors will be most helpful. Please come on Saturday, March 2nd from 10:00 – 2:00.

“WORRY IS THE INTEREST PAID BY THOSE WHO BORROW TROUBLE.” - GEORGE WASHINGTON  


Bulletin 2/10/2019

Please join us for Sunday evening service at 6:00 pm and for Wednesday evening service for all ages at 6:00 pm. Dinner is served on Wednesdays beginning at 5:15 pm. Blessings await.

Birthdays:
Today - Bart Davis
Tuesday - Marla Racer
Wednesday - Danny Graham, Joe Fralic

Please join us tonight for our Outreach Ministry at 5:30.Visitations are made to those who are unable to come and to those who need to hear of our Christian love and concern.

Be in prayer for our High School and College small group which meets tomorrow at 7:30.  

Our Children’s Department will be celebrating Valentine’s Day on Wednesday, February 13th. CIV’s children are the best and make the sweetest valentines.

The Anchor Holds group will meet for a Valentine’s Day luncheon on Thursday, February 14th at Giavonni’s in Milton at 11:30. Please be in prayer as they gather for a time of fellowship and great food.

Your help is needed as blankets are created to be donated to Branches Domestic Violence Shelter in Huntington. No sewing skills are necessary. A pair of sharp scissors will be most helpful. Please come on this Saturday, March 2nd from 10:00 – 2:00.

Records of Giving are now available at the user’s desk and online. If you have any questions, please contact the church office

Church in the Valley invites everyone to come and dine during the Sunday School hour next Sunday, February 17th beginning at 9:45am. Everyone is invited to come and dine physically and most importantly spiritually. A combined Sunday School Class will be taught by Wendy Chapman. Menu: Biscuits, gravy, and all the trimmings. (If inclement weather should occur, please check the Careline (743-3379) for changes in the schedule).


Bulletin 2/03/2019

Welcome to worship on this “Souper” Bowl Sunday. This day is designated yearly to be a time of giving to ECCHO, our local food pantry. The need for food is greater during the cold winter months. If you brought hearty soups, you may place them in the Friendship Hall. And they will be delivered to ECCHO. Forgot your soup? Monetary donations are also welcomed. The shopping will be done for you. Questions? “And the people asked him, saying, What shall we do then? He answereth and saith unto them, He that hath two coats, let him impart to him that hath none; and he that hath meat, let him do likewise.” (Luke 3: 10-11) God bless you for your generosity.

The following Committees will meet this evening at 5:00: Finance Committee, Audio Visual, and Mission. Please plan to attend.

Please join us for luncheon immediately after this morning’s worship service. The coveted CIV Best Soup of the Year will be selected.

Birthday:
Monday - Renee Neal

The Quarterly Business Meeting will be held this Wednesday, February 6th at 6:00 PM. Please plan to attend as the business of the church is discussed.

The Church Council will meet Wednesday, February 6th at 5:30.

Please come for dinner! A church wide dinner will be held this Wednesday beginning at 5:15. Good food and great fellowship awaits.

Records of Giving are now available at the usher’s desk and online. If you have any questions, please contact the church office.

Bulletin 1/27/2019

The Deacons, Trustees, Deaconesses and Christian Ed members will meet tonight at 6:00 PM. NO SERVICES will be held this evening at CIV. The following Committees will meet this evening at 6:00- Finance Committee, Audio Visual, and Mission. Hostess Committee will meet Wednesday, Jan 30th at 5:00.

“Souper” Bowl Sunday is next Sunday. Everyone is asked to bring hearty non-perishable soups to benefit ECCHO. This is a time of year when the need for food is great. You may drop off your soups in the Friendship Hall. Don’t have time to shop? Monetary donations are also welcomed. The shopping will be done for you. Questions? Please contact Marla Racer.

LADIES: VALENTINE DESSERTS ARE NEEDED. HEY GUYS! This is your opportunity to shine. A luncheon will be held after the morning worship service and the competition will be intense. The coveted CIV Best Soup of the Year will be selected by an impartial judge who will determine the winner. The question is: Can Leonard Morrison’s Chili be beaten?

Birthdays:
Today - Rena Vance;
Tuesday - Joan Gue
Happy Belated Birthday to Janet Clark & Millie DeVore who celebrated yesterday.

Emma Lee Morrison would like to thank this wonderful church family for the calls, visits, flowers, visits, and especially the prayers. A special thank you to Troy, Clarence, and especially Micah. CIV you are the best!

In your beginning….in the beginning of your day, in the beginning of p difficult circumstances, in the beginning of your frustration, in the beginning of your fear, in the beginning of your uncertainty, will you cling to Jesus? Or will you wait leaving Him as your last resort? Will you remember that the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit have gone before you in eternity, have seen this hard circumstance in your life before you were born, and have set and lit your path ahead of you? Or will you wrongly assume that your issue is too insignificant for eternity.


Bulletin 1/20/2019

The Deacons, Trustees, Deaconesses and Christian Ed members will meet tonight at 6:00 PM. NO SERVICES will be held this evening at CIV. The following Committees will meet Sunday, Jan. 27th at 6:00- Finance Committee, Audio Visual, and Mission. Hostess Committee will meet Wednesday, Jan 30th at 5:00.

“Souper” Bowl Sunday is February 3rd. Everyone is asked to bring hearty non-perishable soups to benefit ECCHO. This is a time of year when the need for food is great. You may drop off your soups in the Friendship Hall. Don’t have time to shop? Monetary donations are also welcomed. The shopping will be done for you. Questions? Please contact Marla Racer.
LADIES: VALENTINE DESSERTS ARE NEEDED. HEY GUYS! This is your opportunity to shine. A luncheon will be held after the morning worship service and the competition will be intense. The coveted CIV Best Soup of the Year will be selected by an impartial judge who will determine the winner. The question is: Can Leonard Morrison’s Chili be beaten?

 Birthdays: Friday-Wendy Justice; Saturday-Janet Clark, Millie DeVore

Emma Lee Morrison would like to thank this wonderful church family for the calls, visits, flowers, visits, and especially the prayers. A special thank you to Troy, Clarence, and especially Micah. CIV you are the best!

In your beginning….in the beginning of your day, in the beginning of your difficult circumstances, in the beginning of your frustration, in the beginning of your fear, in the beginning of your uncertainty, will you cling to Jesus? Or will you wait leaving Him as your last resort? Will you remember that the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit have gone before you in eternity, have seen this hard circumstance in your life before you were born, and have set and lit your path ahead of you? Or will you wrongly assume that your issue is too insignificant for eternity?

Bulletin 1/13/2019

Quarterly reports are due in the office Sunday, January 20th. All boards, classes, committees, and organizations are asked to submit a report by that date.

Birthdays:
Today - Susan Runion, Jo Martin
Monday - Virgie Ollie, Kathryn Nicely, Tonya Ray
 Wednesday - Barbara Maynard
Friday - Clyde DeVore, Alaina Harvey

John 21:12 Jesus said unto them, “Come and Dine”
Church in the Valley invites everyone to come and dine during the Sunday School hour. On January 20th, February 17th, March 31st, April 7th, and April 14th (leading up to Easter), breakfast will be served beginning at 9:45am. Everyone is invited to come and dine physically and most importantly spiritually. The Children will have their own class downstairs after breakfast. A combined Sunday School Class will be held in the Friendship Hall on those dates as we feast upon God’s word. Don’t miss this time of learning more about Jesus: His life, His death, His resurrection. Menu: Biscuits, gravy, and all the trimmings. (If inclement weather should occur, please check the Careline for changes in the schedule). Brandy & Candy Scarberry will be sharing about their Holy Land experience next Sunday. Please Plan to attend.

Bulletin 1/06/2019

There is no better way to start the New Year than to be in church and there is no better church than Church in the Valley. Your presence is a blessing and we are so grateful you chose to worship with us today. May the Holy Spirit bless us all.

A business meeting will be held Wednesday, January 9th. Please plan to attend this important service. The topics of discussion will be the selection of the officers for 2019 and the 2019 budget.

Quarterly reports are due in the office Sunday, January 20th. All boards, classes, committees, and organizations are asked to submit a report by that date.

Help!! The Christmas decorations need to come down. Please come on Monday, January 7th, at 6:00 pm to take them down. Steve and Fred will be expecting you.

Billy Kinder would like to thank this wonderful Church family for the beautiful poinsettia and the many Christmas cards. CIV, you are the best!

Birthdays:
Today - Marilyn Morrison
Monday - Robert Ball
Tuesday - Seth Edgar, Richard Chambers
Saturday-Fred Bias

Bulletin 12/30/2018

Welcome to Church in the Valley. You are most welcome in our Father’s House. We are thankful that you chose to worship with us today. As we reflect on the many blessings during this year, we are amazed at God’s goodness. We are thankful we have such an amazing God. As we look forward to a new year, we are excited believing God has a wonderful plan for our church. Aren’t you glad to be a part of this wonderful family?

Please join us this Wednesday, January 2nd for dinner in the friendship hall. Everyone is welcome to attend.

A business meeting will be held Wednesday, January 9th. Please plan to attend this important service. The topics of discussion will be the selection of the officers for 2019 and the 2019 budget.

Quarterly reports are due in the office Sunday, January 20th. All boards, classes, committees, and organizations are asked to submit a report by that date.

Birthday:  
Thursday - Carol Hoover

Happy New Year
You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you! Isaiah 26:3

Bulletin 12/23/2018

Welcome to Church in the Valley on this Sunday before Christmas. We hope you feel blessed by the fellowship you receive, and that you experience the love of God’s amazing grace and the miracle of His birth so long ago. He is no longer that baby in a manger. He is a Savior who was born, crucified, and He is coming again. We are precious we must be in His sight for Him to do that for us. It is our prayer that you feel His presence in this place today for He is here. May God bless us all.

No services will be held this evening at CIV. Please join us Wednesday, December 26th at 6:00, for our regular midweek service.

If you attend CIV, you may have Christmas cards addressed to you or a family member. Please check the back pew for Christmas cards.

Bill Kinder would like to thank the Deaconesses and this church family for the wonderful fruit basket. CIV, you are the best!

Hope you know how much your thoughtfulness meant and how very much you are appreciated. Thank you for the flowers, the prayers, and for just keeping us in your thoughts. Love you all. - Judy Washington

Birthdays:
Monday - Troy Nicely, Angel Willis

Anniversary:
Thursday - Julie & Brad Armstead

Bulletin 12/16/2018

Whether you are a member or a visitor, welcome to Church in the Valley on this special day as we once again tell the Christmas Story in drama and in song. 

This is chocolate covered cherry Sunday. Thank you to the special members who annually supply this sweet treat to all who attend.

If you attend Church in the Valley regularly, please make sure you check the back row for Christmas Cards addressed to you or a family member.

A special Christmas offering will be taken on Sunday, December 23rd. The offering will benefit ministries for CIV.

It’s time to pump up the fun! CIV’s children’s Christmas party will be held on Thursday, December 20th from 6:00-8:00 pm. Everyone is invited. Admission and pizza will be provided. If you plan to attend, please let us know. For planning purposes, a signup sheet may be found on the bulletin board.

Join us this evening as the Milton United Methodist Choir and The Church in the Valley Combined Choirs present “Come and Adore Him” under the direction of Joe Meadows. Please plan to attend and invite a friend.

Thank you so much for the food basket. We really appreciated it. Thank you for thinking about us. God bless! Love and prayers. - Tonya & Ann Ray

Dear Church members, I want to thank you. I had another wonderful dinner and had leftovers for a few days. Thanks for thinking of me. I always enjoy my dinner. Thanks so much. – Hope


Bulletin 12/09/2018

Welcome to Church in the Valley. It is our prayer that you feel His presence in this place today for He is with us today and always.
God bless you.

The CIV Christmas Mailbox will once again be in operation. If you would like to send Christmas Cards to members of the congregation (those who are able to attend on a regular basis), please place your cards on the back pew in alphabetical order and secured with a rubber band. Christmas cards are due on Wednesday, December 12th.

Next Sunday, December 16th during the morning worship service, our children’s department will be presenting a Christmas program. In the evening service, Milton United Methodist Choir and The Church in the Valley Combined Choirs will present “Come and Adore Him” under the direction of Joe Meadows. Please plan to attend.

Birthdays:
Today – Teresa Bills, Lisa Chambers
Wednesday - Charlee Runion
Thursday - Candy Scarberry, Katie Morrison
Friday - Ellie Fisher

Anniversaries:
Wednesday - Tina & Rob Edgar
Saturday - Kathryn & Clarence Nicely

The Anchor holds group will have their Annual Christmas Luncheon on Tuesday, December 11 at 12:00 noon. Lunch will be provided. Remember to bring a $10.00 gift wrapped but not labeled for our white elephant game. The lunch will be at Susie Nicety’s house. If you need directions or have questions, please call Susie @ 304-633-7186   

Bulletin 12/02/2018

Celebrating the birth of Christ is so much more meaningful when we celebrate it together as a church. We welcome you to worship today during this Christmas season. He is no longer a baby in a manger but a Savior that heals, saves and forgives. God bless you.

The CIV Christmas Mailbox will once again be in operation. If you would like to send Christmas Cards to members of the congregation (those who are able to attend on a regular basis), please place your cards on the back pew in alphabetical order and secured with a rubber band. Christmas cards are due on Wednesday, December 12th.

Birthday:
Friday – Anna Clagg

Mark your calendar! Sunday, December 16th during the morning worship service, our children’s department will be presenting a Christmas program. In the evening service, Milton United Methodist Choir and The Church in the Valley Combined Choirs will present “Come and Adore Him” under the direction of Joe Meadows. Please plan to attend.

 The Anchor holds group will have their Annual Christmas Luncheon on Tuesday, December 11 at 12:00 noon. Lunch will be provided. Remember to bring a $10.00 gift wrapped but not labeled for our white elephant game. The lunch will be at Susie Nicety’s house. If you need directions or have questions, please call Susie @ 633-7186.

The Senior Saints group will meet at the Pottery Place on Saturday, December 8th at 11:00 am. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Kristi at 304-412-1110. Hope you can join us.

Christmas will be made a little brighter. If you would like to sponsor a child for Christmas, please see Susie Nicely.

Bulletin 11/25/2018

It is time for our annual RADA fundraiser. It will be during the month of November. Proceeds will be used to purchase material to make blankets for Branches. Please help us on this worthy cause. See Marla Racer, Carol Hoover, Judy Floyd, Janet Clark, Doris Neal, or Drema Varney for a catalog to order from. All orders need to be turned in by November 30.

The CIV Christmas Mailbox will once again be in operation. If you would like to send Christmas Cards to members of the congregation (those who are able to attend on a regular basis), please place your cards on the back pew in alphabetical order and secured with a rubber band. Christmas cards are due on Wednesday, December 12th.

I would like to thank my Church family for their prayers and help during the Veteran’s Day dinner, especially Becky, Troy, and Clarence. Thank you, may God bless you all. Ann

Birthday: Saturday – Graham Nash
Anniversary: Saturday - Judy & Jim Hinchman

This is your chance! We have the opportunity to make Christmas a little brighter for some children in our church. If you would like more information, please see Susie Nicely.

Mark your calendar! Sunday, December 16th during the morning worship service, our children’s department will be presenting a Christmas program. In the evening service, Milton United Methodist Choir and The Church in the Valley Combined Choirs will present “Come and Adore Him” under the direction of Joe Meadows. Please plan to attend.

Volunteers! Please come and help decorate the church on Monday, November 26th at 6:00 PM. See Fred Bias for details.  

Bulletin 11/18/2018

Join us tonight at Milton United Methodist Church as we observe the annual Community Thanksgiving at 6:00 PM. Everyone is urged to attend as we gather to give thanks to our loving Heavenly Father. NO SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT CIV TONIGHT NOR ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22ND.

It is time for our annual RADA fundraiser. It will be during the month of November. Proceeds will be used to purchase material to make blankets for Branches. Please help us on this worthy cause. See Marla Racer, Carol Hoover, Judy Floyd, Janet Clark, Doris Neal, or Drema Varney for a catalog to order from. All orders need to be turned in by November 30.

Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes are due today. Please pray for the children who will receive them and thank you to those who filled the boxes. God bless you and thanks for giving.

The CIV Christmas Mailbox will once again be in operation. If you would like to send Christmas Cards to members of the congregation (those who are able to attend on a regular basis), please place your cards on the back pew in alphabetical order and secured with a rubber band. Christmas cards are due on Wednesday, December 12th.

Birthday: Tuesday – Steve Neal

This is your chance! We have the opportunity to make Christmas a little brighter for some children in our church. If you would like more information, please see Susie Nicely.

Volunteers! Please come and help decorate the church on Monday, November 26th at 6:00 PM. See Fred Bias for details. Happy Thanksgiving

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. (Psalm 51:10)

Bulletin 11/11/2018

They gave up comforts so we can live in freedom. They left their families behind to protect ours. They returned changed by their experiences and they deserve our love, support, and respect. Church in the Valley honors our veterans. Thank you, veterans for your service to our nation and to our God. God bless you. Congregation, make sure you tell a veteran how much you appreciate their willingness to serve. Hug a vet today.

It is time for our annual RADA fundraiser. It will be during the month of November. Proceeds will be used to purchase material to make blankets for Branches. Please help us on this worthy cause. See Marla Racer, Carol Hoover, Judy Floyd, Janet Clark, Doris Neal, or Drema Varney for a catalog to order from. All orders need to be turned in by November 30.

CIV loves our Veterans. Please join us in the Friendship Hall immediately after the morning worship service today as we salute our vets. Everyone is welcome to attend. Menu: Beef & gravy, meatloaf.

Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes are now available. Please pick up a shoebox or two and fill it for children around the world. Shoeboxes are due next Sunday, November 18th.

Birthdays:
Wednesday - Dennis Ray
Saturday - Gary Willis

Anniversary:
Saturday - Lisa & Richard Chambers

Bulletin 11/04/2018

Today is Pocket Change Sunday. All loose change placed in the collection tray will benefit the Deacons Benevolence Fund.

Join us this Wednesday, November 7th, as we enjoy a time of fellowship and good food. Dinner begins at 5:15. Everyone is welcome to attend.

A quarterly business meeting is scheduled to be held this Wednesday, November 7th at 6:00 pm. Please plan to attend. Your presence is needed as we attend to the business of the church.

CIV loves our Veterans. next Sunday, November 11th we will salute our veterans. A luncheon will be held in the Friendship Hall immediately after the morning worship service. Everyone is welcome to attend. Menu: Baked Steak

Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes are now available. Pleasepick up a shoebox or two and fill it for children around the world. Shoeboxes are due on Sunday, November 18th.

Birthdays:
Tuesday - Clarence Nicely
Wednesday - Shirley Taylor

Hey Veterans! We love you and we appreciate your service to our country. If you are a Veteran, please fill out the form in the bulletin and place it in the collection tray so we may include it in the bulletin.

Bulletin 10/28/2018

The quarterly business meeting has been postponed until Wednesday, November 7th at 6:00 pm. Please plan to attend. Your presence is needed as we attend to the business of the church.

Our annual church Bazaar is being held this Saturday, November 3rd from 9:00 to 2:00. Great food and many wonderful treasures will be available. Ladies, your delicious baked goods are needed for the bake sale. Please see Carol Hoover if you have questions. The Bazaar is a fund raiser for various projects of the church.

No services will be held at CIV on Wednesday, October 31st. Please join us next Sunday, November 4th for our regular Sunday services. 

CIV loves our Veterans. On Sunday, November 11th CIV will salute our veterans. A luncheon will be held in the Friendship Hall immediately after the morning worship service. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Birthdays:
Thursday - Clara Rowsey
Friday - Micah Nicely

If life seems a little hard right now just remember—It’s just a scene. It’s not your story.

Hey Veterans! We love you and we appreciate your service to our country. If you are a Veteran, please fill out the form in the bulletin and place it in the collection tray so we may include it in the bulletin. 

Bulletin  10/21/2018​

Welcome to worship and Pastor Appreciation Day at Church in the Valley. We count it all joy to welcome you on this day in which we recognize two men who are such a vital part of our church. How could we ever thank our wonderful Pastor, Troy Nicely, and our Minister of Outreach, Clarence Nicely, enough? With their beautiful wives, Susie and Kathryn, beside them they provide lovingly for our congregation. We are grateful for the guidance and encouragement they provide. What a blessing they are to us and to our church. It is a joy to know that we have the best! Don’t miss this opportunity to tell them how much you love and appreciate them.

Please join us in the Friendship Hall for a luncheon to honor Pastor Troy and Clarence. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Quarterly Reports are due in the church office today. All committees, organizations, and boards are asked to submit a written report.

A quarterly business meeting will be held Wednesday, October 31st at 6:00 pm. Please plan to attend. Your presence is needed as we attend to the business of the church.

Our annual church Bazaar is being held on Saturday, November 3rd from 9:00 to 2:00. Great food and many wonderful treasures will be available. Ladies, your delicious baked goods are needed for the bake sale. Please see Carol Hoover if you have questions. The Bazaar is a fund raiser for various projects of the church.

Dear Church Family: Thank you for everything you have done for us over the last few months. Thanks for the flowers, food, visits, cards, and prayers for Gene and our family. Everyone has gone that extra mile to help us from moving to hanging pictures.
I can never thank you enough. – Joan

Birthdays:
Today - Lillian Rutledge
Monday - Susie Nicely, Jeff Neal
Wednesday - Jayna Thompson
Thursday - Judy Hinchman

Anniversary:
Saturday - Becky & Greg Rowsey


Bulletin 10/14/2018

Prayer is not about getting our will in Heaven, it is about getting God’s will on earth. If you want to see your prayers answered in the affirmative, that is the key. Find out what the will of God is and then start praying that way. Welcome to Church in the Valley as we come together to find the will of God. He is a loving God that cares for you.

Ladies! A Women’s Conference will be held this Friday, October 19th at 5:30 pm. Mark your calendar and invite someone to attend.

Quarterly Reports are due in the church office on Sunday, October 21st. All committees, organizations, and boards are asked to submit a written report by that time.

A Pastor Appreciation Day Luncheon will be held on Sunday, October 21st, after the morning worship service. Please write a note of thanks and appreciation then please place it in the basket which will be provided.

Birthdays:
Thursday - Rob Edgar, Ethan Nash
Saturday - Sarah Davis, Jackson Rowsey

Anniversaries:
Today - Laura & JT Rowsey
Thursday - Laura & Fred Bias
Friday - Donna & Ronnie Lewis

Bulletin 10/07/2018

Welcome to Church in the Valley on this first Sunday in October designated as World Communion Sunday, which celebrates the oneness in Christ with all our brothers and sisters around the world. Today we mark the almost universal practice of breaking bread with one another remembering both the night of Jesus’ betrayal and Jesus’ sacrifice. It is with humbleness and gratitude we remember Him. As we anticipate the presence of the Holy Spirit, we invite all born again believers to take part.

Today is Pocket Change Sunday. All loose change placed in the collection tray will benefit the Deacon’s Benevolence Fund.

Ladies! A Women’s Conference will be held on Friday, October 19th at 5:30 pm. Mark your calendar and invite someone to attend.

Quarterly Reports are due in the church office on Sunday, October 22nd. All committees, organizations, and boards are asked to submit a written report by that time.

A Pastor Appreciation Day Luncheon will be held on Sunday, October 21st, after the morning worship service. Please write a note of thanks and appreciation then please place it in the basket which will be provided.

Birthdays:
Tuesday – Donnie Black
Thursday - Brooke Neal, Cody Rohrig
Saturday - Tina Ray, Jeff Moore

To my Church in the Valley family: I am so grateful for all that you have done for me during hip replacement and moving residences. You are truly servants of God, and I am humbled by your generosity and love. Some acts of kindness are just beyond a thank you! - Jane McKee