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Sunday Service

8:45 & 10:30 am

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8:45 am - 10 am

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1317 W. Main Street

Visalia, CA 93291

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Family Matters Part 3: The End Of The Traditional American Family

Matthew 12:25 "Any city or house divided against itself will not stand." Proverbs 12:7 "But the house of the righteous will stand." The opening line of the Council on Biblical Manhood Womanhood March 2020 blog states, "There has never been a time when the family faced so severe a crisis as the time in which we are now living." That is quite a sobering statement. Is the...

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A Catechism on Christian Love

As your pastor, I wish to encourage you to make the most of your family time by prioritizing family worship. Over the last 12 months, I have been developing a QA approach to teaching my kids important Christian truths. I think I was inspired by the (more recent) New City Catechism as well as the (more ancient) Westminster shorter catechism. I am amazed at how well received...

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Family Matters Part 2: Parenting Is Not For Cowards

I still remember those first, now familiar words, "Honey, I think I'm pregnant." We were being obedient to God's command of being "fruitful and multiplying," which now meant our family was no longer going to be just two of us. Those first nine months were challenging for both of us - my wife being pregnant and me learning to live with a pregnant lady. Our menu during that ...

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Family Matters Part 1: Introduction

"I have no greater joy than this, to hear of my children walking in the truth." 3 John 1:4 What? Another blog on parenting? Hasn't everything on this topic been said? George Barna stated that thousands of books have been published on the topic of parenting recently, not to mention the endless number of blog posts. It seems to be a hot topic close to home. Everyone seems...

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Three Acts of Hope

A wise person has noted, "When everything seems to be falling apart around you, everything isactuallyfalling into place." Our wise, kind and eternally happy King remains sovereign (1 Tim 6:15). He has not been conquered or caught off guard. Remember it was God himself who said,"I form light and create darkness;I make well-being and create calamity; I am theLORD, who does...

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COVID-19: How it will affect us? (Update: Live Stream or prerecorded)

May God's grace flood your soul with divine peace as you are reminded that Christ himself is our peace and it is "through prayer and supplication with thanksgiving" that the "peace of God" is realized in your life. This is not a time for worry but for peace. Through faithful prayer the peace of God will stand guard about your heart, ably protecting you from anxious worry ...

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Wednesday Night AWANA

In order to follow the State Federal safety guidelines for the current COVID-19 virus, Awana will not be meeting again until April 15. (4 weeks). Our last night of club will be on May 13th with Awards night on May 20. Awana Grand Prix Completed cars must be turned in on April 22. Grand Prix race will now be held on April 29....

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A Word From Our Pastor

Beloved Church Family, What a window of opportunity we have for the gospel. With heightened fear of "getting the virus," one thing is certain and that is that people are being reminded big time about their mortality! Peter instructs Christians to "Set aside Christ as Lord in your hearts and be prepared to give an answer to anyone who asks you a reason for the hope that ...

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Inner Revolution podcasts - “Biblical Discussions on Topics that Matter”

Did you know that Pastor Will Costello hosted a podcast talk show sponsored by Glory Books before moving to Visalia to become our Lead Pastor? His archived shows "Inner Revolution (podcast)" are now linked to this website. Place your curser on "Resources" then slide down to "Sermons" and you will find "Inner Revolution (podcast)". Click, select a topic and enjoy. ...

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Youth Winter Camp at Shaver Lake

Friday-Sunday, February 21-23 VEFC Youth will be enjoying fun, fellowship, spiritual growth, and hopefully snow up at Shaver Lake. Our kids and their sponsors experienced this fantastic location last year and can't wait to go again. The cost is $100 and space is limited. I hope you don't miss out....

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