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Welcome to Lily of the Valley Church of God in Christ

1413 14th Street
Parker, AZ 85344
USA
(928)669-9239


< Contents About the Pastor Favorite Links Contact Information Current Projects Church Location What We Believe Schedule of Services Sunday - 9:30 a.m. – Sunday School 11:00 a.m. – Morning Worship 6:00 p.m. – YPWW (Youth hour) 7:00 p.m. – Evening Worship Monday – Friday - 8:30 a.m. – Daily Prayer Wednesday - 5:00 p.m. – Auxiliary Night Dinner 6:00 p.m. – Bible Band (Bible study)/ Sunshine Band (children’s hour)/ Purity Class (Teenage ministry) 7:00 p.m. – Corporate Prayer Friday - 7:00 p.m. – Pastoral Teaching Saturday - 3:00 p.m. – Choir Rehearsal About the Pastor Elder Darrell Grissum was born in Phoenix, Arizona, April 16, 1963 (the seventh child and fourth son born) to a local cosmetologist and businesswoman, Martha Warrick. As a lad, he was introduced to spirituality at the Emmanuel Church of God in Christ where he participated in Sunshine Band, Sunday School and Y. P. W. W. (under the leadership of Bishop Felton King). He received his formal education from the Omega Head Start, Dunbar Elementary and Phoenix Union High schools before moving on to Leland Stanford Jr. University in Palo Alto, CA. At Stanford, Darrell excelled in music and participated as a three-year starter on the school’s Division I Football team. In his Junior year, however, he suffered a career ending spinal injury that left him paralyzed for a period of time. Following the tragic end to his hopes of a promising professional career, he received the LORD Jesus Christ as his Savior while visiting the Center of Hope Church in Oakland, CA (under the leadership of Evan. Ernestine Rheems). Following his conversion, he married Michele C. Sayers of Omaha, NE and received his B. A. degree in Sociology (Organizational Behavior) from Stanford. Shortly thereafter, he received the baptism of the Holy Ghost and a call to preach the Gospel of the LORD Jesus Christ. He began his public ministry at the Calvary Temple Church of God in Christ of East Palo Alto, CA under the leadership of Pastor Leon Turner, District Superintendent A. C. Macklin, and Jurisdictional Prelate, Bishop W. W. Hamilton. Later he was sent to Yuma, AZ where he served as an understudy to the late Pastor Henry Smith at the Powerhouse Church of God in Christ. While a member at Powerhouse, he was appointed the AZ Western District YPWW President by AZ State YPWW Pres. Elder J. S. Ellis. Next, he was sent to Parker, Arizona where he began to serve the Lily of the Valley Church of God in Christ (under the leadership of the late Pastor Willis Miller). The preacher was then appointed Pastor of the same by Bishop Felton King and has served in that capacity since. Elder Grissum currently serves as the Arizona State Sunday School Superintendent and First Assistant to the Western District Superintendent. He is the father of eleven children (8 boys and 3 girls) and Administrator of the Small Beginnings (Home school) Christian Academy. He is also employed as a Family Services/Community Partnership Specialist and the editor of the widely acclaimed monthly periodical, ‘The Lily of the Valley Newsletter’. How to Contact: (928)669-9239 (hm) (928)669-2919 (ch) (928)662-4311 (wk) email: grissum@rivcom.net fax: (928)669-9239 or (928)662-4322 Mailing Address: 1413 14th Street, Parker, AZ 85344 Positions Held: AZ State Sunday School Superintendent AZ Western District Assistant to Supt. Lloyd Bowen Editor – Lily of the Valley Newsletter former AZ State Vice-President YPWW Dept. (1996-2003) former AZ State Western District YPWW President (1993-2003) Back to top Favorite Links Insert a hyperlink here Insert a hyperlink here Insert a hyperlink here Back to top Contact Information E-mail address Type some text. Web address Type some text. Church phone (928)669-2919 Back to top Current Projects Insert project title Insert project title Insert project title Back to top Church Location 812 Eagle Avenue Parker, Arizona 85344 Back to top What We Believe We believe the Bible to be the inspired and only infallible written Word of God.We believe that there is One God, eternally existent in three Persons; God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Ghost.We believe in the Blessed Hope, which is the rapture of the Church of God, which is in Christ at His return.We believe that the only means of being cleansed from sin, is through repentance, faith in the precious Blood of Jesus Christ and being baptized in water.We believe that regeneration by the Holy Ghost is absolutely essential for personal salvation.We believe that the redemptive work of Christ on the Cross provides healing for the human body in answer to believing in prayer.We believe that the baptism in the Holy Ghost, according to Acts 2:4, is given to believers who asks for it.We believe in the sanctifying power of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling, the Christian is enabled to live a Holy and separated life in this present world, Amen. GOD, the FATHER GOD, the SON GOD, the HOLY GHOST Back to top Last revised: February 28, 2004 /body>

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