Food Bank

The following items are needed in April to stock the shelves at Chagrin Falls Park Community Center (CFPCC):

Fresh or canned potatoes, jelly, dish soap, paper products, feminine products and snacks that are individually packaged.

CFPCC is receiving donations at your car.  Someone will come out and retrieve donations as you remain in your car.

CFPCC sends their appreciation for being with them at this time and throughout the year.


Vacation Bible School

Called for Service

June 15-18, 2020, 9:30 a.m. – Noon

Youth and adults wanting to volunteer, please contact Amanda PerryMiller at aperrymiller@icloud.com.


Youth Mission Trip

Sunday, June 28 – Friday, July 3 (five nights)

We will be staying at Cedar Ridge Camp, a retreat and outdoor education center located 20 minutes from downtown Louisville, Kentucky.  This beautiful setting offers opportunities for swimming, hiking, biking and a 900-foot zipline.  We will be staying in the Whitetail Lodge.

Monday-Thursday, we will be engaging in a variety of work projects at the camp and around Louisville.

Any youth (and friends) currently in grades 6-12 are welcome to come.  The cost will be

$125 (with scholarship funds available).  See Pastor John; if you have any questions.

 

 


30-Hour Famine

On April 25 and 26, 2020, the youth of Valley will have the opportunity to put their faith into practice through the 30-Hour Famine for World Vision.  This event is meant to raise both funds and awareness for the millions of hungry families around the world.  We will be asking for donations during the month of April to support this project.  For every $40 we raise, World Vision is able to feed one child for a month.

During our lock-in, the students will follow the story of Grace (pronounced Grahas) and discover what hunger looks and feels like around the world.  We have a number of activities and devotions to fill our night and keep us distracted from our own hunger and build friendships amongst our youth.  Every five seconds, a child under five dies—and nearly half those deaths are from hunger-related causes.  That’s why we’re taking action now!

I will host an informational meeting for parents and interested students on March 15 following the service. This event is open to all students in grades 5-12 and will require some parents to act as chaperones during the lock-in.  We will, hopefully, have a few service projects set up around the church, as well as activities planned by World Vision, to help us focus our attention on the issue of hunger and less on our own hunger as we fast for 30 hours. To end our fast, we will host a pancake breakfast for the church during Fellowship Time!  More information will be provided at the meeting on the 15.  I hope to see many of you there!

If you are interested in supporting our project, donations may be made on our team page on 30hourfamine.org at the link below, or by cash or by check made out to Valley Presbyterian with a notation for “30-hour famine”.  Any questions may be directed to Amanda at aperrymiller@icloud.com.


Shopping on Amazon?

When shopping on Amazon, you can designate 0.5% of your purchases to be donated to Valley.  If you click on the link below, you will be taken directly to setting up Valley as your charitable organization on AmazonSmile. Once Valley is set up, you will need to log in to your Amazon account through AmazonSmile.  If you log in directly through Amazon, purchases will not be eligible.

AmazonSmile Setup