Rooted Winter | Spring 2020

ROOTED provides the opportunity to connect with God, the church community and your purpose in unexpected ways. This 10-week series is one of the most transformational experiences we have at Valley Real Life. Next session starting February 23, 2020 at the Barker Campus.

DNA Class

VRL's DNA is where we communicate the vision God has for VRL, our discipleship process, the beliefs that unify us and what makes VRL so great to be a part of. Join us on Sunday, April 26, 1:30-4:30pm at the Barker Campus.

2021 Israel Study Tour

VRL is going to Israel in 2021! Have you dreamed of standing where Jesus once stood? Start saving now and take your step to follow along the same paths.

Celebrate Recovery

Are you struggling with hurts, habits or hang-ups? We have a safe environment at the VRL Barker Campus on Monday nights for all who attend where acceptance, love and forgiveness will be present.


Starting Tuesdays, February 25, 2020, from 6:30 – 8:15pm at the Barker campus, FPU will begin. Do you want to get your finances under control and learn solutions for living a debt-free, generous life? FPU is a 9-week study that teaches families to get rid of debt, manage their money, spend and save wisely, and give like never before!

Men's Weekend 2020 - Expedition

Men's Retreat 2020, March 13-15, at Camp Lutherhaven on beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene will play host to guys, college-aged on up, who long to unplug from their regular routine and get refreshed through rest, relationship & recreation. Cost $175


Mondays starting January 20th at the Barker campus for 13 weeks VRL offers DivorceCare. Most people will tell you that separation and divorce are the most painful and stressful experiences they've ever faced. It's a confusing time when you feel isolated and have lots of questions about the issues you've never faced before. Cost $20

Love & Respect Marriage Class

Starting Thursday, March 5, at the VRL Barker campus we will launch 10 week study, Love & Respect based on over three decades of counseling as well as scientific and biblical research, this has given hope and new life to thousands of marriages around the country. Discuss the single greatest secret to a successful marriage. Cost $15

Easter Family Devotion

Fun time for the whole family. Bring your children and join us on April 3 from 6:30-8:00 at the Otis Campus as we dive into the Easter season. We never want to lose sight of why we celebrate.

Men's Breakfast

Second Saturday of each month, 8:00 AM at Timber Creek Buffet, Men’s Breakfast provides one of the few places of encouragement - it’s the perfect opportunity to join forces with other godly men and be inspired to walk strong in the Lord. Cost $9 - but you are not required to purchase breakfast to attend.

HSM Encounter Retreat

9th-12th Grade students plan to attend Encounter Retreat from February 14-16 at Camp Lutherhaven on Lake Coeur d’ Alene. Registration closes February 5th.

MSM Winter Camp

Current 6th, 7th and 8th grade students come and enjoy three jam-packed days of fun at Winter Camp from February 21st-23rd at Camp Lutherhaven on Lake Coeur d’ Alene. Registration closes February 12th.

Spring 2020 Child Dedication

Child Dedication gives parents the opportunity to present their children to the Lord and publicly commit themselves to Christian parenting. We will be performing Dedications during each of our services on Feb 27-March 1st.

March Parents' Night Out

Plan on bringing your children (0 through 5th grade) to our Parent’s Night Out Fundraiser. We’ll provide music, games, stories, arts and crafts for the younger children. The older children will have fun with group games, sports, movies and more. And you get a free night to do whatever you want to do!

HS/GRPS Spring 2020

HS/GRPS are an environment for HS students to dive deeper in the Word and build strong relationships with their peers. It’s an 8-week study and requires purchase of materials. Registration is required and space is limited. Sign up by February 24.

HSM Summer Camp

Save the date of July 26th-August 1st for High School Summer Camp (MOVE) More information coming soon!

MSM Summer Camp

Save the date of August 3rd-7th for Middle School Summer Camp (MIX). More information coming soon!

Club Sports

Interested in Elevate Club Sports? Give us some basic info by following the link so we can keep in touch with you about upcoming events and Club Sports opportunities.

Betrayal & Beyond

Betrayal & Beyond at Barker campus on Tuesdays is designed to help bring healing to women who have experienced betrayal and broken trust through their spouse's struggle with pornography and sexual addiction.

Elevate Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering with Elevate in any capacity, send a quick email with your name and contact info to to get started. If you have a particular interest in mind, let us know and we'll help you get plugged in to the right place.


Starting Monday, March 30, if you've lost a spouse, child, family member or friend, you've probably found that there are not many people who understand the deep hurt you feel. It may be difficult for you to feel optimistic about the future. GriefShare is a special 13-week support group for people grieving the loss of someone close.

Authentic Manhood – 33 The Series

Join us from February 23- March 29 at the Barker Campus in room 103 at 6:30PM for a journey to Authentic Manhood as modeled by Jesus in His 33 years on earth. 33 The Series provides practical insights and Biblical principles that teaches men to live the life of truth, passion and purpose, that they were created to live.

Women's Prayer Group

The power of prayer is undeniable. The power of praying together is incredible. Will you join us?

Stephen Ministry

VRL's Stephen Ministry equips and empowers gifted caregivers within our church family to provide high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care to people who are hurting and isolated.

VRL Moms

Valley Real Life Moms gather together at the church for play dates the first Monday of each month at 10:30 am.

Pure Desire

There is a battle going on with millions of victims trapped in the struggle of sexual addiction with no apparent way out. Pure Desire is the answer. Offered at the Barker and Otis campus.

Women's Worship

If you enjoy line dancing, high energy worship music and just plain kicking up your heels as an expression of worship to God, put on your dancin’ shoes and come join with other ladies for 1 hour. We will be meeting on Tuesday in C2 from 4:30-5:30.