March 17, 2019



The Making Life Disciples class continues today, during the Sunday school hour, in the sanctuary.


Annual Men's Retreat

The 2019 Men's Retreat is just around the corner: 

April 5-7 at the beautiful Falls Creek Conference Center.  

We’ll focus on the theme: Disciplines of Faith.  

Our speakers will be Kyle Van Tine and Steven Johnson. 

The cost is $160 for the full retreat (Friday evening through Sunday morning; 5 meals), with a $10 discount for early registration (by Mar. 10). 

Shorter stays are also available.  Sign up in the lobby today! 

(Questions?  Contact John Petersohn at 360 388-0004.)



Meals for Young Life

We need someone to bring a meal for about 25-30 young people to the Onalaska Youth Center for Young Life on March 11 and April 8 for their after school meal.

Please let Gale Van Diest know if you can do one or both of these.  Thank you. 


We Can Make a Difference

"Courts can make abortion  illegal.  Only God through his church can make abortion unthinkable.” 

On Feb. 24, during the Sunday school hour, we will begin a new 6-week class called Making Life Disciples .  It is designed to equip us to make the case for life, and to offer compassion, hope, help and discipleship to women and men facing pregnancy decisions. 

Sign up in the lobby today.  Contact Ted Bowes for more information:               ,          360-983-8426.



Mark your Calendar

40 Days for Life is Wednesday, March 6th - Sunday April 14th.

As in past years, SVCC will cover Friday mornings at PP from 9:00AM-1:30PM.

Sign up online at, or on the sign-up sheet in the foyer. For more info contact Caroline Bowes at ,or call 360-508-2039.  


To Know Him and to Make Him Known

If we are going to know the Lord and make him known, we must be transformed by the renewing of our minds (Romans 12:2). 

Central to that renewing is regular time in God's word.  You’ll find two different Bible reading plans in the wall rack in the lobby.  Pick up one today and enjoy a year of being encouraged, challenged and equipped by God's inspired word.

Also available online at our website. Download from our reference documents page under Resources. Or click here to go to the reference documents page.

Greeters and Ushers

Our greeters and ushers welcome visitors and regular attenders to SVCC each Sunday.  Would you like to serve in this way?  We have a few openings for ushers and greeters right now. 

Please contact Leon Gattis, (360) 978-4488. 



Hallmarks of SVCC

Our Church Motto

Teaching and living the truth of God’s grace.


Our Church Purpose Statement

SVCC has a vision to minister three realities near and far.  We aim to be a place:

  • where sin-prone, sin-bound people regularly experience God’s grace, so that they might be saved and eagerly grow in Christ.
  • where grace-loved people are trained to apply relevant biblical truth, so that grace rebuilds lost foundations of spiritual, personal, family, and community life.
  • where grace-loved and truth-trained people gratefully pass along the good things in Christ that they’ve received so that the chain of grace continues unbroken.


Our Church Covenant

  • We commit ourselves, by the grace of God
  • to build up our fellow Christians.
  • to be active participants in congregational life.
  • to guard the unity and purity of the church.
  • to advance the mission of the church.


Our Church Mission Statement

Our mission is Christ’s mission – extending his kingdom by sending out his people to reach the world with his gospel.  This will be done:

  • by equipping our members to become effective disciple-makers in their personal sphere of influence.
  • by planting disciple-making churches in Lewis County, and
  • by adopting an unreached people group and laboring to see them won to Christ.