Walters Family Update


Many have inquired about our welfare and whereabouts, so here’s the update: Jim and Connie moved to the town of Milliken—it’s a suburb of Johnstown, just south of Greeley. We are adjusting to small town life (think: “Green Acres TV show”). We even participated in “Beef ‘n Bean day,” the town’s summer festival. Most Sundays … Continue reading Walters Family Update

Lead Pastor Update


Dear Bear Valley Family, It is with tremendous excitement that the Lead Pastor Search Team, along with the Deacon Board, is able to share this update regarding our search for our new Lead Pastor. After nearly a year of intense prayer, searching, and vetting numerous applicants, the search team enthusiastically recommended a candidate to the … Continue reading Lead Pastor Update

Two Questions


1. Which President had an 18% approval rating while in office? 2. A world famous conductor leads his orchestra to creating beautiful music one night at Red Rocks. At the end of the show the crowd gives him a riveting ovation, demanding more. After the show, the esteemed conductor is elated at the crowd’s response … Continue reading Two Questions

Summer Intern Experience


“Ah, Lord God, It is You who made the heavens and the earth with Your great power and Your outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for You.” Ah, we get to drink in who God is and all He has done, refreshed by His creation, strengthened by His power, held by His outstretched arm. Each … Continue reading Summer Intern Experience

Lead Pastor Search Update


Dear Bear Valley Church Family, The Deacon Board and Pastor Search Committee would like to bring you up-to-date on our progress in finding the next Lead Pastor for Bear Valley Church. Before I go into more detail, we want to remind you of the process in place and everyone’s responsibility as some of you have … Continue reading Lead Pastor Search Update

All Church Service


Bear Valley is a multi-generational church that has not done a very good job lately in having multi-generational activities for all to participate in. We’re trying to change that! That is why on July 3rd BVC will have ONE worship service at 11am outside in the parking lot (weather permitting). We’ll have a patriotic celebration, … Continue reading All Church Service

Find That Secret Place


Its official! Summer is here and our cars bake in the sun to become mobile ovens once again. If you’re like me, summertime usually becomes a season of packed schedules filled with all kinds of things but hopefully, a lot of fun as well! Sometimes in the busyness of life with demands and schedules to … Continue reading Find That Secret Place

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality


One of the joys of participating in ministry with a staff as dynamic and gifted as ours is dialoguing about spiritual health, including our own. This summer we are reading a book together—Emotionally Healthy Spirituality by Peter Scazzero. Peter is a graduate of Gordon-Conwell Seminary, holds a DMin in marriage and family, and for many … Continue reading Emotionally Healthy Spirituality