October 9, 2017
Serenity Health kicked off its initiative tonight and we had a great time as Keri Anderson taught us about nutrition and exercise and Pastor Jeff wrapped it up with some powerful spiritual components. It was an incredible night.
October 7, 2017
SV Life Recovery’s 7th Annual Softball and Steak Fry
What a great day for softball, food and best of all, great fellowship!
September 28, 2017
Serenity Sisters Conference
WOW! Last night we held our First Annual Serenity Sisters Women’s Conference! We celebrated with a time of praise and worship, and then we were brought a POWERFUL word by Pastor Pam Gilchrist, and Dr. Verna Price. We laughed together, we cried together, and we praised together, as we all learned what it means to have an IDENTITY in our God! What an amazing, life-changing night, with over 160 ROYAL sisters in attendance!
September 7, 2017
SVCC Volunteer Meeting
On Sunday over 220 people signed up to volunteer at SVCC by becoming Kingdom Laborers. Tonight the parking lot was full as people showed up to receive training to take SVCC to the next level. To those who couldn’t make it, the department heads will be reaching out to discuss next steps. Pastor Jeff and Monica were extremely humbled by the turnout and look forward to this next season with God. Thank you to all those who faithfully serve God with all their hearts. The best is yet to come!!
August 13, 2017
Welcoming the Banks Family to SVCC!
SVCC welcomes the Greenwood family (Bryan, Valerie, Lauren & David). SVCC has partnered with Outbound Life as God continues to expand their territory in Thailand. The Greenwoods will be in one of the SVCC properties and will be in MN for the next four months. We look forward to this addition to the team as God continues to do great things!!
August 13, 2017
Welcoming the Greenwood family to SVCC!
SVCC welcomes the Banks family (Brendan, Jaalisa, Brayden, Braxton, Breland, Brevin & Joella) to our family. All the way from Arlington, Texas, Brendan and Jalissa have moved completely on faith to join this move of God. Brendan has had extensive training at Word of Truth as well as serving on the Bishop TD Jakes team. Brendan will oversee the SVCC safety and usher teams. We are extremely excited for the Banks and look forward to great things ahead. God is moving like never before!!!
July 24, 2017
Nate & Melissa Hadel, Vow Renewal
Between services, Pastor Jeff performed the renewal of vows for Nate and Melissa Hadel after 15 years of marriage. The Hadel’s are all-in people. Today was a day to recommit to God and to each other. Love was in the house!
July 22, 2017
Serenity Men had a great breakfast. We studied the Faith of Abraham and the tests that he faced. The men shared from a deep place of past and present experiences regarding their personal trials of faith. It was a great time of fellowship and sharing. These men walk in real faith, share real feelings, and keep it real.
July 15, 2017
SVCC 2017 Summer Baptism
The Spirit was thick as more than 80 people were baptized and declared their Love for God. I was a time of surrender, humility, and power as God worked through Pastor Jeff and Monica.
July 15, 2017
SVCC 2017 Retreat
Such an incredible time of fellowship, games and fun in the water. It was a beautiful day and God honored all of it.
July 8, 2017
Pastor’s Anniversary & Appreciation
What an honor it was for Pastor Jeff to honor Bishop Earl and Pastor Pam Gilchrist tonight at their anniversary service. Pastor Jeff taught an incredible message on the power of the word “REMEMBER”!!
June 17, 2017
Great Joy In The City
An elevating shift best describes what happened at Great Joy in the City tonight in St Paul. Pastor Jeff was in a zone that we’ve never seen before. Tonight changed everything as we continue to go to places we have never been.
June 9, 2017 – June 11, 2017
Serenity Men’s Camping Trip
Last weekend Serenity Men had a great time of bonding, fellowship and experiencing God on new levels. They all had time to connect one on one with their heavenly Father and they competed in the first annual Serenity Men – Warrior Games. Throughout the course of the weekend they focused on the principle of how God wants them as men to “Be Strong and Courageous.” 1) Meditate on His Word 2) Recognize that their strength comes from God 3) Strength is needed because the battle is spiritual
April 21, 2017
Tonight’s lesson on “Creative and Innovative Ways to Love Through Sacrifice” was very enlightening, producing raw, intense, & emotional discussions as well as laughter, encouragement and a better awareness of ourselves! As we are taught in Romans 12:2, we are “…not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind…” We need to sacrifice some things to experience that transformation. What are you having a hard time sacrificing that your partner wants you to forgo?
April 1, 2017
LeeAnn did a wonderful job encouraging the women this morning by graciously telling her testimony and sharing personal experiences of God’s grace and faithfulness. Everyone shared their “life verse” and received affirmation that God loves us and is always speaking to us no matter where we’re atom life.
March 25, 2017
Serenity Men had a great time this morning connecting over breakfast. Nicholas taught on Ephesians 6:10, “Brethren be strong in the Lord and the power of His might!” God’s presence showed up in the room and everyone heard from Him in ways relative to their own journey.
March 11, 2017
More than 30 women joined us for fellowship and a great lesson this morning. Led by Jacqueline Kasper, we are reminded that we are priceless! And that when our past hurts come back to mess with us, God is always there to wash us clean in His Love and Peace, and remind us of our value.
February 25, 2017
Men’s Ministry Rock Climbing
Serenity Men went Rock Climbing this past weekend and experienced first hand what Paul spoke about in Phil 4:13. “Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, I press on to reach the end of the race.” Climbing only worked when they looked up and pressed in. Although some of them looked down for a photo op, it was not good to look down.
February 11, 2017
This morning, Serenity Sisters were blessed by a heart-felt message shared by LeeAnn, which was full of love notes from God and affirmation and encouragement to every woman. Thank you to all the ladies who joined us. It was a special time that will not soon be forgotten!
January 14, 2017
3rd Annual Vision Board Workshop
Penny Campbell Person led us in another fun and inspirational vision board workshop! Lots of laughter and encouragement as we put our 2017 goals and visions on paper. What a great time and excellent way to be motivated for the year!
January 14, 2017
This morning we were blessed to have Nikki Weise share an inspirational message and lead a meaningful group exercise at Serenity Sisters. All the women in attendance received hope, encouragement, and love towards digging inside ourselves to be better individuals and to have a wonderful 2017!
January 13, 2017
2017 Marriage Builders kick-off was incredible! All of the couples touched and agreed, aligning their hopes as a united front to accomplish the impossible in 2017.
December 10, 2016
Serenity Sisters Christmas Party
Serenity Sisters hosted a lovely Christmas gathering this morning. The ladies who attended were blessed with a beautiful time of fellowship and laughter as we sang carols, exchanged ornaments, and listened to an inspirational Christmas message. Everyone left feeling blessed, loved, and more in tune with the reason for this Christmas season which is Christ Jesus our Lord.
December 4, 2016
SVCC 4th Anniversary Celebration
SVCC’s 4 Year Anniversary Service was a huge success. The glory of God was revealed in such a way the left 550+ people speechless. Praise and worship’s level of anointing took the congregation into another dimension. Bishops, Pastors and Leaders from around the country gave their respect and prophecy to Pastor Jeff, 1st Lady Monica and the SVCC congregation. Pastor Jeff brought it home with a powerful message: God is Expanding Our Territory. Buckle your seatbelt, God is just getting started!! The best is yet to come!!!
November 25, 2016
Single Mother’s Spa Night
The Single Parent’s Ministry hosted a lovely Spa Night for the beautiful single mothers to relax together in a time of fellowship and to be pampered. Everyone had a wonderful time!
November 23, 2016
10th Annual Gratitude Night
Over 80 people from the Serenity Village Recovery Program gathered tonight for the 10th Annual Gratitude Night in the sanctuary. Each person shared their gratitude to God for their freedom, the SV program and the SVCC church. The Spirit was extremely thick as the praises went up to God for the great things He has done. What a night to prepare our hearts for Thanksgiving!! God is good!!!
November 19, 2016
River Of Life Men’s Conference
Pastor Jeff closed out the River of Life’s Annual Men’s Conference. A powerful evening of anointing and prophecy as Pastor Jeff taught on the Battle. Thanks to all the SVCC people who came to show support, respect and love. God is good!!!
November 12, 2016
Feed My Starving Children Gala
SVCC attends the annual Feed My Starving Children Gala. An evening full of raw emotion and extreme gratitude for what God is doing through this powerful organization. This year, FMSC served 280 million meals to starving children around the world. Pastor Jeff had the privilege of speaking in front of thousands to close the evening, challenging them to “do it anyway”. God is good!!
October 15, 2016
12-Step Free Indeed Conference
Pastor Jeff was on fire as the closing speaker at the 30th annual 12-step Free Indeed Conference. The whole evening was filled with powerful worship, testimonies, teaching and freedom anniversaries. God is faithful!!!
October 8, 2016
Church Clean Up
Words cannot describe how grateful we our for all the amazing volunteers who came out today! Gods grace and favor was on everything today and we accomplished all we set out to do and more!! There is nothing in the world like this community!! Thank you to everyone who made today possible!
September 30, 2016
What a wonderful evening of fellowship and sharing hearts the ladies had tonight! Monica Hill kicked off the group by talking about affirmation and internal/external beauty. The ladies had a chance to share personal experiences and hear wonderful feedback from their fellow sisters. Overall everyone left encourage knowing they are a beautiful daughter of God and and that they are not alone in this journey of life.
September 24, 2016
6th Annual SV Ministry Softball and Steak Fry
God blessed us with a great day of fighting, fellowship, and fun!
September 9, 2016
Pastor Jeff brought Jesus’ teaching on the Prodigal Son into a whole new perspective regarding relationships. Every couple in attendance evaluated where they go to in their distant land. All were encouraged to stop having internal conversations with themselves and begin to promptly communicate with their spouse. It was an incredible evening of transparency, vulnerability and empowerment!
August 28, 2016
Men’s Ministry-Serenity Canoe Trip
Serenity Men had an awesome time on their canoe trip today! Here is a quick view of the outing written by voyager Darren:
August 20, 2016
This morning Monica Hill did a great job at Serenity Sisters teaching and leading a discussion on Being Double Minded. The ladies had a wonderful time connecting, sharing hearts, and supporting one another in their struggles and dreams. Make sure to join us next month so you can experience this wonderful time of ministry as well!
August 19, 2016
Raw, illuminating, transformative! Tonight’s Marriage Builders Class ignited heart-felt discussions as each couple was able to discover what lies at the core of their issues, feelings and behaviors! Pastor Jeff provides the stage for powerful and life-changing dialogue by asking us to look more closely at ourselves, our spouses, our strengths, our vulnerabilities and the areas in which we seek to change!
August 10, 2016
Village Fest Volunteer Meeting
It was an awesome night at SVCC where over 130 volunteers showed up to prepare for Village Fest. As leadership prepared the servants for the festivities, the sanctuary was bumpin’ as the musicians practiced.
July 23, 2016
SVCC Men’s Ministry gathered for fellowship.
July 16, 2016
13th Year Anniversary, Honoring the Gifts
Pastor Jeff and Monica were privileged to be the closing speakers at this weekend’s anniversary celebration. What an honor it was for them to honor their spiritual parents who have helped them get to where they are today! God was all over this weekend as all financial goals were exceeded, and laughter and gratitude filled the air! God is faithful to the faithful!
June 25, 2016 2016
The men of SVCC had an awesome time connecting through fellowship, a powerful teaching, and delicious food! Thanks to all of the guys who participated!
June 18, 2016
Great Joy In The City
The Village represented like never before at the 25th Annual Great Joy in the City Conference. SVCC’s very own praise & worship brought down the house! Pastor Jeff was the closing speaker and taught a powerful message on “Responding to the Bad News”. To end the evening, Pastor Jeff put everyone on assignment to share the Good News with someone they have been praying for. Another absolutely incredible evening spent in the presence of God!
June 11, 2016
oday, Monica Hill taught us the importance of our spiritual fitness! She led a powerful discussion on the different ways we can become more spiritually fit and bring our relationship with God into every area of our life!
June 10, 2016
Marriage Builders Class
Pastor Jeff got raw tonight and asked the attendees to do the same. The Spirit of transparency was in the house which brought a high level of healing to all in attendance. Thanks Pastor Jeff and Monica for taking the time to help others better their marriages.
June 3, 2016
Serenity Youth Movie Night
Investing in our future world changers! A powerful gathering of tomorrow’s leaders at Serenity Youth movie night. God is good!
May 20, 2016
Marriage Builders Class
Breaking more barriers at Marriage Builders Class Tonight! Pastor Jeff taught on the topic “Giving and Receiving Feedback” and how we should welcome “being refined”. As we opened up on a deeper level, powerful revelations and testimonies were shared on “what God wants to restore us to!” With God in the middle of our relationships, we grow closer together! An amazing night!
May 7, 2016
Spring Planting At Church
Awesome day planting flowers and mulching our beautiful home!! Thank you so much to everyone who came out and helped!! We are so blessed with a family of servants! God is so good!
May 14, 2016
Templin and Edwards Wedding
SVCC hosts our 1st wedding in our new building. Pastor Jeff had the honor of marrying two of God’s great servants, Josh Templin and Bre Edwards. It was a Spirit-filled ceremony, honoring God for what He has done in their lives as well as honoring the two becoming one. Congrats Josh and Bre, the best is yet to come!
May 7, 2016
We had a great time at Applebee’s this morning! Lots of friends and family came to enjoy some very good pancakes for a very great cause! Food, fun, fellowship, and funds raised for our ongoing missions and outreach activities.
April 29, 2016
Marriage Builders Class
Pastor Jeff taught on “The Five Love Languages” as the Holy Spirit revealed Himself in a mighty way. The night was full personal discoveries, relational breakthroughs, laughter and tears!
April 24, 2016
Bishop TD Jakes Pastors and Leaders Conference 2016
Some of the most powerful and annointed spiritual leaders of our time providing the finest training in the world!
April 23, 2016
Our Men’s Ministry had another powerful morning! We began with a delicious breakfast followed by some deep discussions about our relationships with our fathers, and how it set the tone for our lives.
April 16, 2016
2016 Annual Women’s Conference
It was a powerful weekend at the Annual Women’s Conference hosted by River of Life Community Church & Waters of Life Outreach Ministry! SVCC Praise & Worship kicked off the weekend’s events with Spirit-filled songs! We were blessed to receive impactful messages from several gifted speakers including Pastor Pamela Gilchrist and our very own First Lady Monica Hill! Thank you to those who came out in support and to hear God’s word delivered through these amazing women!!
April 9, 2016
“Let go of the warped view you have of yourself. It doesn’t match the one I have as your Heavenly Father.”
April 9, 2016
2016 Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge Gala
An amazing evening at the Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge Gala. A night of reflection full of laughter, tears and gratitude. The power of God at SVCC was mentioned several times in front of 2500+ people throughout the evening through testimony and song. God is stirring the water like never before!
March 22, 2016
The work never stops! Thank you to our wonderful team of servants who worked on the bathroom renovations, building Serenity Studio and landscaping in front of the building! God has blessed this family with some amazing people and we are so grateful for all the hard workers!
March 18, 2016
Bishop Earl Gilchrist leads a powerful Marriage Builders Class, sharing his wisdom on the Five Principles of Good Communication.
March 1, 2016
Happy 31st Birthday AJ!
On behalf of the entire Beegle family, SV honored the life of their son and brother AJ who went on to be with Jesus. There wasn’t a dry eye in the house as Cindy and Sarah testified on the pain affiliated with losing a loved one to the horror of addiction. Today is AJ’s 31st birthday. We will continue to honor his life by helping addicts recover from addiction. Stay tuned…the Serenity Sound Studio will be opening this month, in memory of AJ.
February 28, 2016
MN Special Hockey
SVCC got another chance to cheer on the champs of MN Special Hockey this afternoon! It was the league’s final game of the year and we had fun watching the Plymouth Moose and Edina Stingers. Looking forward to more opportunities next season.
February 19, 2016
Pastor Jeff and Monica got extremely real to set the tone in the Marriage Builders Ministry tonight. Over 25 couples are courageously investing in their marriages. They are willing to rock the boat and get extremely vulnerable to better themselves in order to serve God and each other at a higher level!
February 13, 2016
SVCC Serenity Sisters Ministry had a powerful morning as Monica delivered a message on Self Worth. She taught us about how God views us, how beautiful we are in His eyes and that the word of God is where our Self Worth lies. Genesis 1:26-27 teaches us that we are reflections of God’s glory. We hope to see you next month 3/12/16 when we will talk about how to develop our relationship with God.
January 24, 2016
New SVCC Sanctuary Unveiling
God doesn’t only transform people but also His place of worship to carry out His purposes and He did it in one week. The new SVCC sanctuary was unveiled tonight – out with the old and in with the new! Stay tuned there is more to come…. Thanks to all who graciously sacrificed their time and talent to make this happen.
January 24, 2016
SVCC Cheers on MN Special Hockey!
SVCC cheered on the champs of Plymouth Moose and Woodbury Eagles this afternoon at Breck Arena!! We had a great time giving high-fives as they entered the ice, cheering loudly during the game, and hanging out afterward!!
January 16, 2016
Vision Board Workshop
Penny Person kicked off this years group with a lot of inspirational and motivational ideas. Eighteen SVCC members created their own vision board as a frame work for their goals in 2016. The group fellowshipped over an awesome meal and shared lots of laughter!
We hope to see you next year for our 3rd annual vision workshop!
January 16, 2016
Women’s Ministry Kick Off
First lady Monica Hill kicked off SVCC’s first women’s minstry meeting with over 40 women in attendance. It was a wonderful opportunity to learn more about God and each other in the presence of the Holy Spirit. What an amazing experience with such strong women of God! If you are a woman who is looking for an opportunity to fellowship with other women, grow in your faith, and learn more about yourself, please join us at SVCC on the second Saturday of each month at 9:30 AM.
January 15, 2016
Marriage Builders Kick Off
The premier of SVCC’s marriage builders ministry was a success. A night of reflection, insight, vulnerability and raw emotion. When the Holy Spirit showed up, there wasn’t a dry eye in the house. This circle of champions demonstrated faith and courage to better themselves and their marriage by getting closer to God. The closer to God we get as individuals, the closer we get to each other!
December 31, 2015
Serenity Youth 2015 NYE Bash!
The Serenity Youth New Years Bash was incredible! Over 40 teens attended a fun filled night of praise & worship, games and fellowship in the new SVCC youth room. Youth Director, Danny Hernandez then took them all over to the YMCA where they had an amazing time. SVCC is committed to investing into the next generation of champions as we launch a whole new level of youth ministries in 2016!
December 20, 2015
Celebrating the Women of Serenity Village
Pastor Jeff, Monica and some employees from Activision treated the women of the Serenity Village program to a day at the spa for Christmas. Some of them have never gotten a manicure and pedicure before and you couldn’t keep the smiles off their faces! It was a day of royal treatment for the queens that they are!
December 20, 2016
SVCC Annual Christmas Dinner for Teen Challenge & Healing House Women
SVCC hosted the women of Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge and Healing House tonight. Chef Kaylyn, a graduate of Teen Challenge herself, prepared a 5 course Italian meal with dessert. All of the women received gifts including SVCC sweatshirts and pajama pants as well as Mike Shea’s recently published devotional, “Serenity”. All of the SVCC volunteers lead by Chef Kaylyn Knopp and Sarah Beegle did an excellent job! It was definitely a night to remember celebrating the birth of Jesus. God is so good!
December 13, 2015
Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge 2015 Christmas Concert
SVCC attends Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge Christmas concert. A powerful evening listening to the 300+ person choir, testimonies of redemption and special guest Nichole Nordeman.
December 6, 2015
SVCC 3rd Anniversary Celebration
SVCC 3rd Year Anniversary food, fellowship, friends and fun. A night to give honor to God for the miraculous things He has done in 2015. Laughter, tears and gratitude filled the sanctuary as we all reflected on how powerful God really is. The next chapter of SVCC has been unveiled and the new season has begun. God hasn’t even gotten started yet!! Buckle your seat belts it’s about ready to get really good!
December 6, 2015
SVCC Purchases Praise Christian Center
Pastor Jeff announces the purchase of Praise Christian Center at the 3rd Anniversary Service tonight. God has blessed us and we finally have our own home!! SVCC signs and lights are already up, and renderings for future renovations are in place. Buckle your seat belts…the next season of our destiny begins!!!
December 2, 2015
Be on the lookout for these up and coming, powerful leaders of our next generation! Wednesday night marked the beginning of a new chapter in the Crystal/New Hope/Robbinsdale area. These students are eager to learn more about themselves, each other, and most importantly, about their God! We are excited to see what Danny Hernandez and his team will be doing with SY.
November 20, 2015
ROLCC Men’s Conference: Men Re-Routed
Pastor Jeff was the opening speaker at ROLCC’s Men’s Conference tonight. SVCC’s praise & worship team was there and they brought a high level of anointing. The theme of the conference is “Re-Routed” and Pastor Jeff taught on being “Off Course”. The power of God was in full force as hundreds came to the altar to end the evening.
October 24, 2015
12 Step Round Up
Powerful messages this morning from Pastor Andrea Messenger and Bishop Earl on “Finishing Strong”. Pastor Jeff was the conferences’ closing speaker, teaching on “Running with Excellence”. Freedom certificates were handed out to all who attend the Free Indeed Ministry. To end the evening, we all celebrated to Travis Greene’s song “Intentional”. Another powerful day celebrating what the Lord has done.
October 10, 2015
2015 SV Recovery Ministry Fall Retreat
A weekend of fun, fellowship, laughter, and love! Another extraordinary move of the Holy Spirit. The people who came will never be the same.
September 27, 2015
Walk for Hope
SV Recovery Ministry participates in the 6th Annual MN Adult and Teen Challenge Walk for Hope. We were privileged to be a part of “Team G” in honor of our dear friend Gina Lieser. We also walked in remembrance of Grant Sawyer, AJ Beegle, Tracey Syring and so many others who have lost their lives to the horror of addiction. We have hope today, and pray for the addicts who still suffer, that they to may find freedom through the healing power of Jesus Christ.
September 26, 2015
5th Annual SV Ministry Softball and Steak Fry
God blessed us with a gorgeous fall day full of fun and fellowship!! A friendly game or two of softball and a delicious steak dinner afterward at Pastor Jeff and Monica Hill’s home.
September 3, 2015
Pastor Jeff Speaks at MNTC
Pastor Jeff spoke to a full house at Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge chapel this morning. The anointing of God was in full force as he honored the ministry where the vision of Serenity Village was birthed over 11 years ago. God is faithful!!
August 23, 2015
Levi & Mason’s Baptism
Pastor Jeff and Monica had the honor of baptizing two future world changers at their grandparents’ home today. Keith and Karen Christopherson have been an intricate part of the SVCC family for quite some time, and to baptize and dedicate their grandbabies, Levi and Mason, was very special. May God bless their parents, Andre and Jena, and the entire family!
August 22, 2015
SVCC Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser
Fun, fellowship, and flapjacks! Another successful breakfast fundraiser for SVCC Missions! Thank you to all who participated, whether via purchase or donating your time. A big shout out to Michael Spakousky for putting this together! God is so good!!
August 12, 2015
Pastor Jeff’s Birthday Celebration
After the Life Recovery Meeting, hundreds of people joined Pastor Jeff and his family to celebrate his birthday. Pastor Jeff would like to extend his gratitude to all who participated and made this special event possible!
August 4, 2015
‘New Day, New Me’ devotionals delivered to Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge
Pastor Jeff, Mike and Jackson joined Elder Mike Shea in giving his ‘New Day, New Me’ devotionals to Pastor Rich on behalf of the students of MNTC. Having been roommates in this very building 11 years ago, Pastor Jeff and Elder Mike Shea visited their old room, #309, where the vision of Serenity Village was birthed. Without the Biblical training they experienced at MNTC, SVCC would not be where it is today.
July 30, 2015
Minnesota Twins Game
Over 150 SVCC church members attend the Twins game tonight for a fundraiser for our local missions and outreach initiative. Thanks so much to everyone who attended…it was definitely a night to remember!
July 28, 2015
Elder Mike Shea and Pastor Jeff visited the Hennepin County Adult Detention Center
Elder Mike Shea and Pastor Jeff visited the Hennepin County Adult Detention Center to gift Mike’s devotional to inmates. Thank you to everyone who donated to this great cause! It is going to transform lives. God is good!
July 27, 2015
Pastor Jeff Speaks at Living Free Recovery Services
Pastor Jeff spoke to the clients at Living Free tonight. Elder Mike Shea gifted the clients his devotional. The Holy Spirit was in full force. God is faithful!
June 25-26, 2015
2015 Summer Retreat
Love, fellowship and joy were in abundance during the 2015 SV “Wholeway House” Program annual retreat at Hill’s Haven. God blessed us with a beautiful day of sunny weather, boating, jet skiing, tubing, horseshoes, volleyballl, some R&R and a pigroast. In the evening we enjoyed fellowship around the bonfire and each person reflected on their gratitude to God and the significance SV has made in their lives. To end the day we threw rocks into the lake with a trust in God that the chains of unwanted soul ties will be broken! God is good!
June 25, 2015
SVCC Retreat Baptisms
The Serenity Village “Wholeway House” Program held their annual summer retreat at Hills Haven. Over 50 men, women and children were baptized by Pastor Jeff and Monica, publicly declaring their faith and commitment to Jesus Christ. The old has gone and new has come! Hallelujah!
June 18, 2015
Pastor Jeff was the Closing Speaker for the Great Joy in the City Conference
Great Joy in the City 2015 was a success! As the closing speaker of the conference, Pastor Jeff brought a strong and compelling message about the healing of the races and oneness in Christ. Pastor Jeff would like to thank all the SVCC family members that showed up to support him: “Words are not enough to express my gratitude. Tonight was truly a night to remember and the start of a new era in which we look to the heart, and not at the skin, and embrace our brothers and sisters in Christ.”
June 16, 2015
New Day New Me Devotionals donated to Breaking Free
Elder and author Mike Shea and his wife Peg blessed “Breaking Free Ministries” today. Mike’s children raised enough money to donate 60 of his ‘New Day New Me’ devotionals to the mission of Breaking Free, to help change the lives of hundreds of girls and women who have been victims of commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. Pastor Jeff prayed over the books and the clients of Breaking Free– the Spirit was thick in the atmosphere as lives were transformed–in the Name of Jesus!
June 14, 2015
Dedication of Baby Alayna Johnson
A powerful evening with the dedication of Alayna Johnson tonight by Pastor Jeff. Her father, Joseph, spoke powerfully as he commited their family to raising Alayna with the love of God. Pastor Jeff anointed Alayna’s heart, mind, hands, and feet and commited her to The Lord. The whole congregation stretched their hands in prayer as the Holy Spirit took over the sanctuary.
June 13, 2015
SVCC Pancake Breakfast
The first ever SVCC Pancake Breakfast was a huge success! A HUGE shout out to the visionary of this event, Mike Spakousky for spearheading everything from start to finish. Also a big thanks to everyone who turned out, and also to those who bought tickets to support SVCC Missions but could not attend. It was a great time of fellowship, along with a wonderful breakfast. Many SVCC church members helped serve, and a great time was had by all, while raising funds for our Missions & Outreach team. God is smiling!
June 6, 2015
Crystal Business Expo
SVCC participates in the City of Crystal Business Association Expo! Promoting SVCC to the local community!
May 2, 2015
First Lady Monica Hill – One of God’s Leading Ladies
First Lady Monica Hill was asked to be interviewed by Serita Jakes’ God’s Leading Ladies program!!!
May 2, 2015
Pastors & Leaders Conference Day 3
This morning we received powerful teachings from both Bishop Kenneth Ulmer and Pastor Chris Hill, gave God praise during performances from musical artists Grace and Anthony Brown and closed the conference with participating in communion with Bishop TD Jakes!
May 1, 2015
Pastors & Leaders Conference Day 2
Unbelievable teaching from Pastor Steven Furtick (Sun Stand Still) on the Problem is the Pattern! A prophetic word from Paula White! Anointed music by Travis Greene and William Murphy. An afternoon filled with breakout sessions to sharpen our business and ministry skills. Ended the day with a teaching from Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo on Breaking Barriers and Crossing the Lines!
April 30, 2015
Pastors & Leaders Conference Day 1
World class training from the best in the Kingdom business. Bishop TD Jakes, Pastor Steven Furtick (Sun Stand Still), John Maxwell, and unbelievable music from Marvin Sapp! 14 hours of non-stop confirmation that SVCC is on the right track!
April 25, 2015
SVCC Movie Night – Do You Believe?
SVCC took over the entire movie theatre for a private screening of “Do You Believe?” We laughed, we cried, and we left ignited and compelled to do more on God’s behalf. True belief is action, and it touches everyone in ways only God can orchestrate!
April 25, 2015
First Lady, Monica Hill, Speaks at ROLCC-WOLOM 2015 Annual Women’s Conference
The Annual Women’s Conference of 2015 was a success! This year’s anointing was priceless! Speakers Pastor Pamela Gilchrist, Dr. Sharon Cook, Dr. Bettye Mitchell, Pastor Jeraldine Patterson, and our very own 1st Lady Monica Hill made this a life changing weekend for all who were in attendance. Thank you Rivers of Life Christian Church and Waters of Life Outreach Ministry for hosting an amazing event!
April 17, 2015
Tyler Holte Interviewed at KTIS!
Tyler Holte did an excellent job testifying on the Power of God and His Promises, while honoring God and the SVCC community. The annointing of God was all over Tyler today in the interview at KTIS/ Faith Radio. Tyler was promoting his CD Breakthrough.
March 28, 2015
Deacon Rob Schoonover helps launch bakery in Haiti
SVCC is involvement with Healing Haiti continues to birth many ministry opportunities. Deacon Rob recently traveled to Haiti with a team to assist in launching a bakery at Grace Village. The bakery has been initiated for job creation and discipleship for the people of Haiti to transform the community. Deacon Rob’s culinary skills continue to serve the kingdom at a high level as God continues to reveal what He would like us to do on His behalf.
February 22, 2015
SVCC launches Serenity Studio thanks to a generous donation from Jeff and Kathy Beegle. The sound studio is dedicated in memory of Jeff’s son, AJ, who went home to be with the Lord at the age of 27. It was an emotional evening with AJ’s family keeping his memory alive through the power of music. The sound studio will be used to play, record and produce music to be distributed throughout the world. Buckle your seat belts, the Serenity Music label is coming next. God is on the move!!!
February 15, 2015
Elder Mike Shea on MyFaithRadio!
We are proud of our very own Elder Mike Shea and his wife Peg. A powerful testimony of God’s grace and restoration, Mike shared his story of transformation and breaking the chains of addiction and depression through the power of Jesus Christ. His book, ‘New Day, New Me,’ inspired directly by God and ten years of teaching at Serenity Village and Serenity Village Community Church, is now touching countless lives. Mike’s book is now on shelves throughout the globe!
February 10, 2015
1st Lady, Monica Hill, speaks at Robbinsdale Cooper High School
Monica was honored to be asked to speak to these AMAZING and POWERFUL young ladies – through the the Girls in Action™ program at Robbinsdale Cooper High School!
February 9, 2015
SVCC’s New 15 Passenger Van
SVCC acquires a powerful tool (15 passenger van) to serve God. Our vision in the years to come is to have a fleet of vans to bring church to people and people to church.
January 17-18, 2015
Church Growth Initiative
SVCC members “hit the streets” for the ‘Church Growth Initiative!’ Over 800 homes received a flyer inviting them to attend our church on Sunday nights! God is on the move at SVCC!
January 15, 2015
SVCC Vision Workshop
SVCC hosts the 1st annual VISION WORKSHOP initiated and led by Penny Person. SVCC church members presented their personal, professional and spiritual goals for 2015.
January 14, 2015
Healing Haiti Packing Party
SVCC’s Healing Haiti packing party! The SVCC team prepares for their journey to Haiti at the end of January by packing donations received to bless the people of Haiti!
December 28, 2014
Building the People, the Church and the Kingdom!
Getting ready for 2015 through the ordaining of Pastor Jayson Webster, Elder Jack Carlson, Elder Mike Shea, Deacon Brett Nelson and Deacon Rob Schoonover.
December 21, 2014
Release of Tyler Holte’s album – Breakthrough
SVCC Director of Missions, Tyler Holte, wrote and recorded an album titled Breakthrough. This album was produced and recorded by SVCC’s Shawn Peters.
December 21, 2014
Release of Mike Shea’s Book – New Day, New Me
SVCC Elder Mike Shea wrote and published a devotional recovery journal – New Day, New Me – inspired by the teachings of SVCC.
December 21, 2014
Celebrating the Women of Serenity Village
Pastor Jeff and Monica treated the women of the Serenity Village program to a day of pampering at the Spa. Much gratitude to some of the associates at Activision for donating towards this great event!
December 7, 2014
Celebrating SVCC’s Second Anniversary!
We gathered to celebrate what the Lord has done in 2014.
November 16, 2014
Pastor Gilchrist’s Elevation Service
Elevation service at the River of Life Christian Church for the man who provides Pastor Jeff and SVCC spiritual covering. Pastor Earl Gilchrist ordained as a Bishop. New levels and dimensions are here!!!
November 15-16, 2014
Training Day Message
Keynote speaker Pastor Jeff closes out the 2014 “Training Days!!” Annual Men’s Conference at The River of Life Christian Church on Saturday night with an impactful and powerful message!!
November 14, 2014
KTIS Faith Radio
Pastor Jeff goes “LIVE” on KTIS Radio’s “Live The Promise” show! He tells his story of how God delivered him from addiction in order to help others!
November 9, 2014
SVCC sends off the Greenwood family with love!
SVCC hosts a sendoff celebration for Outboundlife’s Bryan and Valerie Greenwood and their children. They will be moving to Thailand to do God’s work.
October 26, 2014
SVCC Honors Pastor Jeff for Pastor Appreciation Month!
“Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith.” Hebrews 13:7
October 18, 2014
Fall Clean Up
SVCC partners with Praise Christian Center for the 2014 Fall Clean Up. Over 50 SV residents volunteered to clean up the grounds and the inside of the church! Special thanks to LeeAnn for leading the charge and to Pete from PCC for the awesome breakfast!
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October 2, 2014
Pastor Jeff Speaks at Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge
Pastor Jeff addresses the students at Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge this morning – a POWERFUL Word of encouragement, love and hope was delivered!
September 27, 2014
2014 Fall Retreat
Over 150 people attended our fall retreat. God granted spiritual awakenings throughout the camp!
September 27, 2014
The Marriage of Keith & Karen
The love of God shined down upon us with the reconciliation of Keith and Karen and their beautiful family!
September 13, 2014
3rd Annual SV Softball Tourney and Steak Fry
Fun and fellowship at the park, followed by fabulous steaks at the Hill’s
August 11, 2014
Church of the Week on AM 980 KKMS radio
SVCC will be featured as “Church of the Week” on AM 980 KKMS radio starting Monday August 11th!! Pastor Jeff was in the studio today recording a segment testifying on the movement of God at SVCC. What an honor – of all the churches in the Twin Cities, KKMS was intrigued with what God is doing at our church! The broadcast airs on Monday, August 11th at 4:15 pm. Tune In!!
SVCC Participates in Revive Twin Cities
Over 50 church members went out into the Minneapolis area to witness to people. The result were astounding!
June 28, 2014
2014 Summer Retreat
Over 150 people attended the life-changing retreat. God showed up in a mighty way!
Pastor Jeff and Monica had the privilege of baptizing over 50 people this summer.
June 21, 2014
Great Joy in the City and Founders Day
Pastor Jeff and SVCC’s Praise and Worship Team close out the “Great Joy in the City and Founders Day” festival at River of Life Christian Church in St. Paul.
June 9, 2014
SVCC paints the bus SVCC blue. Greater awareness to better serve our community!
June 7, 2014
Penny & Scott’s Wedding Day
Penny and Scott Person were joined in marriage on The Bella Vista on Lake Minnetonka!
May 17, 2014
SVCC at Praise Christian Center Spring Clean-up
The crew from SVCC worked hard at the Praise Christian Center Spring Clean-up
May 16, 2014
SVCC attends the Annual Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge Gala
Featuring guest speaker, Pastor Jeff Hill!
May 2, 2014
National Day of Prayer
SVCC attends National Day of Prayer at U of M. Hillsong rocked the house with praise and worship! It was truly a powerful night of prayer, fellowship, and music.
April 28, 2014
Monica Hill speaks at the ROLCC 38th Annual Women’s Conference
Monica Hill speaks at the ROLCC 38th Annual Women’s Conference at River of Life Christian Church.
April 18, 2014
Private Screening of “Heaven Is For Real”
Serenity Village Community Church attends a private screening of “Heaven Is For Real”
April 12, 2014
Brett & Adriane’s Wedding Day
Serenity Village & SVCC attends the the wedding ceremony of Adriane and Brett Nelson. Congratulations to the newly weds, Adriane and Brett Nelson!
March 22, 2014
Curt & Michele’s Wedding Day
Pastor Jeff performed a beautiful wedding for Michele and Curt Anderson! May their apparent love for God and the love they share for each other continue to grow stronger day by day!
February 28, 2014
Serenity Village Attends A Private Premiere of “Son Of God”
Monica Hill puts together a private screening of “Son Of God” at the plush Showplace ICON Theatre at West End. 107 people attended this motion picture event which brings the powerful and inspirational story of Jesus to life!
December 8, 2013
1 Year Anniversary
We celebrated our One-Year Anniversary on Sunday, December 8th, 2013!