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WORDS FROM PASTOR CRAIG

MY FAVORITE CHILDHOOD MEMORY 

 
 After my grandfather died, our Father’s Mother came to live in an apartment in our town. She had a housekeeper named “Grace” who helped her with everything she needed, including Christmas shopping and wrapping presents.

However, Grandma never completely trusted Grace to get things right. So, after the presents were wrapped, Grandma moved the gift tags. On Christmas morning, our Father was surprised to receive a GI Joe! Almost as shocked but more overjoyed was my 13-year-old brother to receive a silk robe; my 11-year-old brother was thrilled to receive a StopWatch; at age 7 I was delighted to receive a real working Microscope, and our 5-year-old little brother also received a GI Joe. Then we realized what had happened, and in addition, to being thankful for Grandma’s gifts, we had the joy of giving them to the persons they were intended for.

I hope you had a Merry Christmas,

 
Pastor Craig
 Have you lost your Name Tag or, maybe you never got one? 
  • We would be happy to provide a FREE one to you.
  • HOW:  e-mail the church office
                vpc-office@valleypres.net or call 520-625-5023
               
Your new name tag will be available in about 2 weeks to pick up in the church office.

We all feel welcomed when someone knows our name.

Music in the Valley Presents:

 
Music in the Valley  
Concerts
 
Saturday, January 15th at 3:00 p.m. - String Quartet Music featuring popular classical, broadway and pop music.

Sunday, February 13th at 3:00 p.m. - "Endless Love" featuring University of Arizona's Professor of Voice, Darnell T. Roulhac.

Sunday, March 6th at 3:00 p.m. - Caleb Collins, Grammy Award Nominee will bring his piano stylings and velvety vocals together in a concert of jazz standards and treasured hymns.

Tickets for the above-noted concerts will be $20 per person.  Tickets are available at Valley Presbyterian Church in the office.
 
MASKS ARE REQUIRED
Sunday, January 16th Kettle event will feature a pork tenderloin dinner at 5 pm, then at 6 pm a performance by Hardscrabble Road with Katie Sayre as the female vocalist. 

Tickets are $13 and will be on sale January 2nd and 9th. 
Pam and Dave are international speakers for Operation Mobilization with responsibility for activities in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Iran, and North India. Speaking Farsi, they have been active in Iran with Afghanistan refugees who have no legal status in Iran and are cruelly treated. When they write “AFGHANISTAN: MY TEARS”  it is their deep personal experience and is reflected in their work in Wisconsin.
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Valley Presbyterian Church
2800 S. Camino del Sol
Green Valley, AZ. 85622
(520) 625-5023
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Office Hours:  Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm

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