PO Box 128, Brandon, SD 57005-0128 Sunday Worship 9:30 am • Sunday School 10:30 am • Coffee Fellowship 10:30 am

May Upcoming Events

May 1st, Wednesday – Confirmation End of Year Pizza Party
This will be a fun way to end the year for our 25 students and 12 confirmation guides.  Come at 6:45 p.m. as usual.  Bring your confirmation papers, your appetite, and your favorite beverage to go with pizza (provided).

May 2nd, Thursdays, 7:00 a.m. – Men’s Breakfast
Men, this is our chance for some “small group” time. We meet at Tailgators restaurant for good food and fellowship and some faith talk mixed in.  Our numbers are growing!  Come and join in! We order right away and folks can leave when they need to leave.

May 3rd, Friday, 9:00 a.m. – Spring clean-up day
Spring clean-up day to spruce up flower beds around the church. Come join us for any amount of time. Bring your own garden tools and gloves.

May 5th, Sunday, 9:30 a.m. – Sunday School Staff appreciation
On this last Sunday of Sunday School, our children, their parents, and the entire congregation will give thanks for those adults who volunteered this year to teach Sunday School and lead music for our children.  Come and say thanks as we pause in worship to recognize this group’s gift.

May 5th, Sunday, 10:30 a.m. – Last Day of Sunday School

May 5th, Sunday, 10:45 a.m.—WELCA Meeting
All women of the church are invited to attend this upcoming meeting where we will discuss the following topics – (1) Election of the following Officer positions – Chairman, Co-Chairman and Secretary; (2) Continued discussion around the creation of a Constitution and Bylaws for the group; (3) Kitchen Committee volunteers; (4) Discussion around annual charitable giving from WELCA.

May 5th, Sunday, 4:00 p.m. – Bethany Meadows Worship

May 7th, Tuesdays, 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. – Yoga classes
Yoga meets two different times on Tuesday evenings with Beaver Valley’s own Gingi Hanson. Through meditation, stretching and breathing techniques you will be led to a sense of peace and well-being. All are welcome. If you have questions, please contact Gingi at 582-6448.

May 9th, Thursday, 7:00 p.m. – Church Council Meeting
The church council will meet to conduct monthly business on this second Thursday.  Members of Beaver Valley are always welcome to sit in on these meetings. Any business or concerns that you would like to present to the council should be made known to church council president, Gary Parker, at any time.

May 9th, Thursday, 6:15 p.m. – 150th Church Anniversary Meeting

May 12th, Sunday, 9:30 a.m. – Mother’s Day
Mothers!  Come to worship and leave with a long stemmed flower to take home with you on this special day.

May 14th, Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. – Pastor Greg at Helping Hand Assisted Living

May 14th, Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. – Outdoor Worship Meeting

May 18th, Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – Art GatheringBring your supplies and join other art enthusiasts on the 3rd Sat. morning of each month in the Fellowship Hall at 9am.  This is a great time for those who enjoy doing artwork-watercolor painting, acrylics, drawing etc. – to gather to work on their projects and to learn from and inspire one another. Questions – call Sylvia Benson, 582-6795.

May 17th, Thursday – Curt Alberty Golf Tournament
Beaver Valley will again have a team in this yearly golf benefit for our Bethany Home.  Pastor Greg, Larry Johnson, Kevin Backer and Mike Hluchy will try and make Beaver Valley proud!

May 19th, Sunday, 10:30 a.m. – Graduation Celebration
Come and say a prayer over this year’s high school and college graduates!  A special reception will be held after church for Trinity Law, Katlyn Burkman and Shannon Backer. Baskets will be set out for each of these so that you can share a greeting with them.

May 26th, Sunday, 9:30 a.m. – Memorial Day Weekend/Last Sunday of Beaver Valley alive campaign
We will pause and remember those many saints who have gone before us.  We will look out over the summer and say prayers for the work that will be ours.