MISSION

To mobilize the body of believers of Valley Bible Church in the compassionate ministries of extending God's grace and mercy to those in need and shepherd the seniors of the church.

VISION

To provide effective and caring shepherding of seniors and a compassionate network of support for those in need: first within our church and then to our community.

AREAS OF CARE

Urgent Care/Visitation
Providing a ministry of care and mercy to those with health issues, a family crisis, or death

Agape
Providing benevolent assistance to those in need from the Agape Fund under guidelines of the Elder Board

Prayer/Praise Sheet
Weekly collection and publication of prayer requests from our congregation who are seeking prayer support

Prayer Chain
Urgent prayer requests communicated to identified prayer supporters via phone contact.

HIM (Home Improvement Ministry)
Assists widows or single mothers with auto repair, home maintenance, or other home-based tasks

Financial Counseling
Assists members of the congregation with non-legal financial counseling

Lovin' Oven
Contact us if you're interested in helping!
Preparing and/or transporting meals to new moms and to people recovering from surgery or going through treatments (e.g. chemo) if there is no one else to assist them. Contact the Church Office if you or someone you know would like to sign up.

Senior Adults: Care and shepherding specifically targeted to the seniors of the church

LEADERSHIP

Pastor of Congregational Care
David Howard
[email protected]
(510) 799-3171 x119

Administrative Assistant
Delores Wiley
[email protected]
(510) 799-3171 x110

CARING MINISTRY STAFF

Urgent Care/Visitation
Delores Wiley
[email protected]

Agape
David Howard

Prayer Sheet
Shannon Grosenheider
[email protected]

Prayer Chain
Claudia Swanson

HIM
Jim Lightfoot

Financial Counseling
David Howard

Lovin' Oven 
Gene Schnabel/Cathy Rasmussen

Senior Adults
David Howard/Delores Wiley