Valencia Christian Center, in partnership with Noahs Ark Publishing, presents guest speaker and book signing with Minister Laval W. Belle, a highly respected producer, author, playwright, advocate, and minister.
In 2000, Belle founded the nonprofit organization, Caring Ministries, a ministry committed to serve and meet the needs of all people. As a minister, Belle taught Spiritual Gifts and Making of a Leader courses at West Angeles Bible College. He also travels throughout the country and urban communities motivating youth and adults through inspirational dialogue in seminars, conferences, prisons, small groups, and congregational services.
The event will feature Minister Belle, speaking on a most sought after topic on life’s purpose entitled “Dreams & Visions: It’s Time to Make Your Dreams Come to Light.”
Valencia Christian Center’s Senior Pastor, Dr. Swanzi Saunders says, “This is a great opportunity to hear from a well-known local leader that has educated and uplifted individuals and communities all over the country. Laval Belle is a committed, dedicated and strong-willed individual impacting communities in a positive way. The message he will deliver will be one that should not be missed.”
The event will be held at Valencia Christian Center, located at The Canyon Santa Clarita in the Westfield Valencia Town Center, 24201 Valencia Blvd #1351, Santa Clarita (lower level next to H&M) on Sunday, Sept. 8, at 10:00 a.m. The event is free to the public. All are welcome! Refreshments, along with a meet and greet opportunity and book signing of Minister Belle’s new book, “Your Dreams and Visions”, will be held after service.
Minister Laval Belle will follow up his speaking engagement in a more casual setting during a Q&A session based on his book, “ Your Dreams & Visions”, on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 7:00 p.m. at the same location.
About Valencia Christian Center:
Valencia Christian Center (VCC) is a Bible based multi-cultural church which possesses the awesome ability to meet the needs of all people regardless of ethnicity, age, background, education, marital or economic status. It is the vision of VCC to provide hope and encouragement through the love and comfort of God’s Word. We are a place where the love of Christ is inherent throughout every area of our ministry. It is the desire to create an atmosphere so that regardless of the individual’s condition upon their arrival, they leave edified, strengthened, encouraged, hopeful, and motivated to have a deeper relationship with Christ. No matter what your situation may be, it is our prayer that God will use us to touch you right where you are. For more information, visit http://valenciachristiancenter.org.
About Pastor Dr. Swanzi Saunders:
Dr. Swanzi Saunders, or Pastor Swanzi as she is affectionately called, is the Senior Pastor of Valencia Christian Center. At the heart of her ministry and calling is a passion and commitment for helping others grow toward wholeness and victorious living as they follow Jesus Christ. For more than three decades, she has touched many lives through church ministry, speaking, counseling, and education. In addition to the pastoral role, Pastor Swanzi is a licensed professional clinical counselor and a credentialed former educator, advisor, and school program administrator, she has worked in the field of adult education and has written for several publications, including curriculum in the school district of greater Los Angeles. Armed with undergraduate studies from LIFE Pacific College, a professional designation in journalism from UCLA, and graduate degrees in both theology and psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary, she is currently conducting research that explores the lived experiences of spousal caregivers caring for partners with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia.
About Noahs Ark Publishing:
Noahs Ark Publishing Service provides authors a venue to manifest ideas, images, and dreams into written words. We assist first-time and experienced children/youth writers. We help bring their dreams to life, develop an authentic voice, and write their own books. Published authors such as Ernest “Raj” Thomas of What’s Happening!, singer and actress Ledisi, legendary photographer Adger Cowans, and musician and author Kaleya Ervin.
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