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- Posted on 19 Sep 2017, Pastor: Craig Piefer

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Join us Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. for Valley Connection and 10:30 a.m. for the Worship Service. 608 S. San Juan Ave, Buena Vista, CO 81211
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Kids Ministry

Children's Church is fun, totally secure, and designed just for kids during our worship service.
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Be Generous

We are generous towards God and others, because God has been so generous to us.
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Latest Sermons

#2 Be…Grow Up

Posted on 19 Sep 2017, Pastor: Craig Piefer

#1 Be: Get In September 10, 2017

Posted on 11 Sep 2017, Pastor: Craig Piefer

Mark #14 Make a Difference, Not a Point September 3, 2017

Posted on 05 Sep 2017, Pastor: Craig Piefer

Mark #13 Sabbath August 27, 2017

Posted on 28 Aug 2017, Pastor: Craig Piefer

Mark #12 Fasting or Feasting August 20, 2017

Posted on 21 Aug 2017, Pastor: Craig Piefer

Q&A about adding a second worship service

1. Why do we need two services? The biggest reason we need to go to two services is because we want to reach more people with the life changing message of Jesus Christ. In our culture and community, when you add options, you add participants. We are nearing our capacity in our...
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Reaction to the NO vote on weed.

Now that the vote in our town to approve recreational marijuana sales has failed I feel free to speak and write publicly on the matter. As a pastor, I am to be a man of influence, but when things get a little political it is rarely appropriate for a pastor to weigh in publicly....
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Loss is loss, but this is a little different

The following is a letter I sent out to our Faith Family here at Valley Fellowship Church. It has brought a lot of comfort to many, so I thought I’d share it with you. You should know, this is not a letter I could have written a week ago. Until last Thursday I had no...
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Ring Owner or Ring Bearer

On Christmas break my family watches an unholy amount of movies. It is a bit of a perfect storm of movie watching. It gets dark super early. Where I live it is very cold, like negative… pick a number (once you get into negatives it doesn’t really matter anymore). Those two things...
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Following Jesus, it’s Scary

A lot has been written and a lot has been said about the Syrian refugee crisis. As a pastor I usually keep political conversations to a face to face, one on one conversation, but today I will step into a political issue publicly. The reason? Because it is not a political issue,...
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Top Ten Reasons to Skip Church:

All (yes all) pastors from time to time mistakenly tie their self-worth to how many people are sitting in front of them on Sunday morning. So it always seems a little self-serving to tell people to come to church. But most of the time my heart and the heart of the other great...
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Fun with big words.

I’m not what you would call an “intellectual elite.” I did graduate High School in the top fifty of my class, but there were only sixty two of us. I have not yet finished seminary, but I do have a Bachelors of Arts in Outdoor Recreation: a degree that really should be a...
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Prayer, a time of pure awesomeness

I was in the Roastery the day after Paddlefest here in Buena Vista – If you are not from around here, Paddlefest is a super fun weekend that celebrates all the amazing fun we get to have here on the Arkansas River. One of the big draws is the freestyle kayaking competition....
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5 ways to evangelize when you are not an “Evangelist.”

Evangelism is a bit of a scary word. It conjures up visions of going door to door, awkwardly interjecting “Baby Jesus” into every conversation. All of those things are scary, I agree. So, maybe it’s time to stop using that word, “evangelize.” The word evangelize is not in the...
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