Gila Valley Baptist Church - Exalting the Savior, Equipping the Saints, Evangelizing the Lost
Cliff Schools Back to School Bash
Gila Valley Baptist Church will be participating in the Back to School Bash community event by setting up a booth. We will be registering Team Kids and Recruiting Youth for our Youth Group.  We will be able to talk about our church and Jesus.  The church is collecting school supplies for Cliff Schools. You can bring them to church before August 1st or to our booth at the Grant County Fair Exhibit Building on Thursday, August 1st. The Bash will be from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. GVBC will have cotton candy and a bounce house. Everyone coming to eat is ask to bring a side dish to go with hot dogs/hamburgers. Come visit our booth and support Cliff schools!  


Team Kids:
Team Kids will 
start on
Tuesday, August 20th, 2019.   
Team Kids  meet every Tuesday 
throughout the school year. 

Gila Valley Baptist Church has joined the CCCU family. Do You Want to join the Christian Community Credit Union family? Here is one way:
 Through Gila Valley Baptist Church – If you’re a church member, regular attendee, employee, missionary, you are eligible to join! 
 Credit Unions are financial cooperatives owned by their members. That means we serve our members, not stockholders. At Christian Community Credit Union, we offer Christians personal banking services like credit cards, savings accounts, certificates of deposits, free checking accounts, and more.  
You can apply for membership by  completing an application online at: https://www.mycccu.com/membership/
Please use Group Code 1677.  When you open an account under our Group Code 1677, Gila Valley will receive a $50 donation. You are welcome to call 800-347-CCCU (2228) for more information.
  New Member Special Offers:
       $200 bonus when you open a checking account
        4% New Member Welcome Certificate
        Visa Signature Rewards 0% APR introductory Rate;
        0% APR balance transfer rate
       24/7/365 access to doctors with Telemedicine
       Benefits of membership

 GVBC Facebook Page
Gila Valley has set-up a Facebook page to help get information out to all the members.  The page will have administrators that will approve members and comments to the site. 
You can search for the page under 
Gila Valley Baptist Church 
or click the link under the Information/Links page. 
  If you have any questions, please see 
Brenda or Tommye.


Father, help us turn to You with our burdens, trusting Your love and power to write a new story of healing and transformation.


Tithing/Giving
     Gila Valley Baptist Church is supported totally by donations from members and visitors. Each Sunday morning an offering is taken. These offerings are used to support the work of the church. The church operates under a budget that is set each September. All expenditures are approved by the church either through the budget or by designating funds to be spent on certain items.
     Various opportunities are given for people to participate in special offerings throughout the year. Some examples of these are the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering and the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering which goes to support missionaries. We may take up special love offerings from time to time to help people in need. Special offerings should be above and beyond our regular giving.  If we take part of our tithe and give it to a special offering, it hurts the budgeted needs of the church.  As members of GVBC, we feel it is our responsibility to meet these financial needs.  And, for us, it is a privilege and a part of our worship.  Guests are certainly free to participate, but we don’t expect it.  That is a personal matter between you and the Lord. 
     A record of donations is kept by the treasurer and sent to the donor each January. In order for the record of donations to be correct, donors must give checks or put cash in an offering envelope and put their name on their envelope.  All giving records are strictly confidential.  2 Corinthians 9:7 “Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.”

Emergency Prayer Chain
Gila Valley Baptist Church has an emergency prayer chain. You can activate the emergency prayer chain 24 hours a day by contacting one of the following: Deanna at h. 535-2437; or Brenda  at church: 535-2977, h. 535-2126; or Eddy  at h. 535-2175. Emergency Prayer Chain Participants: Deanna, Brenda, Eddy, Mary, Janet, DaVonna, Dan & Terri, Anita, KayAnn, Judith, Sheree, John & Janice, Dawna, Jeanne. 

Jesus, You are the name above all names, our Savior and Lord. We lift our praise to You as we celebrate Your presence and power in our lives today.


Potluck Lunches:  
The potluck lunches are the first Sunday of each month. 
 Our next potluck lunch will be on, 
  August 4th 
 immediately after the
 Morning Worship Service.
  Come and share your favorite food with your Brothers and Sisters in Christ. 
 Plan on participating in the 
fellowship, food and the fun!



 
 
Church Campout
Gila Valley Baptist Church will host a Church Campout on Friday July 26th - Saturday July 27th at the Glenwood Community Park. RV camping (dry camping) and tent camping available, at no charge. Restrooms and a kitchen are available. Check-in time is 4:30 pm to camp.  If you can’t camp…pack a picnic lunch and join us Saturday for fun and fellowship. Fishing, baseball, Catwalk, horseshoes and more.  
Mark your calendar!  Questions: see Miranda or Tammy.    

Youth and Team Kids kick-off event coming Thursday, August 15. Watch for all the details.

Business/Deacons Meetings:  
 All members are encouraged to attend the Business Meetings that are held on the first Wednesday after the first Sunday of the month.  Business meetings begin at 7:00 pm.  The next meeting will be on 
Wednesday, August 7th.
Deacons meet the same night at 6:00 pm.  
The following dates complete 
the next quarter:  
Wednesday,  September 7th and 
October 9th 


Nomination Committee
Every member of every church should be serving in some way, and every servant of the Lord should remember that it’s more than just serving others; it’s loving them: “Serve one another humbly in love” Galatians 5:13. New duties and nominations assignments will take place in July and August, effective in September.   Pray about how you can serve God and your church.  

 
 Missions Offering
The church is accepting offerings for Isaac Bannie, a Liberian evangelist.  This offering will be used by Isaac to feed his orphans and go into the villages and preach.  This will be a continuous giving opportunity. 

(This is Isaac preaching)


Keep living for Him faithfully and waiting patiently for His plan.


DialMyCalls.com
Like any organization, a church needs a way to get in touch with its congregation quickly in the event of an emergency or just for quicker, easier form of communication.  Not everyone makes it to Sunday services to hear our announcements or read our bulletin.  DialMyCalls can be used for numerous announcements and to specific groups within the church. Within just a few minutes our entire church family receives a message and becomes immediately informed. As announcements need to be made, Dialmycalls.com will be used.  If you have any questions, visit with Brenda.


Please call to make arrangements to visit with Dan. Dan can be reached at church at 535-2977, home at 535-4777, or on his NEW cell phone at 575-654-2134.  For current church information 


May you be blessed by the Lord,
Who made heaven and earth. 
Psalm 115:15 NKJV

Nursery Workers
If you would like to help in the nursery during the Morning Worship Service, please contact Anita Jackson.


The Power of a Praying Wife/Husband Books
If you desire a closer relationship with your spouse, you will appreciate the life illustrations, encouraging Bible verses, and the assurances of God's promises and power for your marriage.  Stormie Omartian's bestselling The Power of a Praying series (more than 23 million copies sold) is rereleased with fresh new covers and new material to reach a still-growing market of readers eager to discover the power of prayer for their lives. Stormie joyfully inspires you to develop a deeper relationship with your husband/wife by utilizing the amazing power of prayer. This uplifting resource is packed with practical advice on praying for specific areas of your married life, including decision-making, fears, spiritual strength roles, leader, faith and future, and more!  Our church library has a supply of books for you to take.  No need to check them out or return them! 
 


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Library News
 The Gila Valley Church wants you to Check out the Library! If you are interested in seeing something added to our collection please talk to Terri Grindstaff at  535-4777.  Did you know we have a church library with a wide variety of literature available for you and your family?  There are books by  popular Christian authors, books on spiritual growth, fiction books for kids, teens, and adults!  Tons of movies with Christian values to share with the whole family.  If you are interested in seeing something added to or collection  talk to 
Terri Grindstaff 535-4777.