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Our mission

  1. Grounded in the Gospel: We believe the good news of Christ's work on the cross is of highest importance. The gospel is the basis for everything we do.

  2. Living Life Together: We believe that a church family should enjoy spending time together outside of the church building. Real relationships are hard to form by just attending a worship service once a week. 

  3. Pointing Others to Jesus: We believe our mission as believers is to point others to Jesus through our loving words and actions. 


Our story

Our story begins in 1961 when Rev. & Mrs. Charley Lewis came as missionaries to Grand County and started Fraser Valley Baptist Chapel. For years this small church met in an old theater and the VFW Hall in Granby,  an old saloon in Tabernash, and in 1988 bought the land where the church meets today in Fraser. After changing the name to Fraser Valley Baptist Church, the church launched new ministries in an effort to reach the growing population of Grand County and the ski resort. Sunday mountaintop services at Winter Park continue to be an impactful outreach ministry and our Changes Thrift Store serves people in need throughout the county. In 2020, we changed our name to Valley Life Church as we look to reach beyond our town to see all of Grand County and the High Country reached with the grace and truth of the gospel. 

Our Leadership

Dustin Wagley

Co-lead pastor | Elder


Adam young

co-lead pastor | Elder


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Support staff & Leaders

our ministries


Changes Thrift Store and Food Bank is a ministry of Valley Life Church located in the Safeway shopping center. Changes serves those in need in Grand County and gives all net profits back into the community every year. 


Valley Life hosts mountaintop worship services at the top of the Gondola during the ski season and a Christmas Eve service immediately following the Torch-Light Parade in the West Portal Building at the village base each year.

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Soup N' Tune happens every Friday evening at 6:00pm during the ski season in the basement of Valley Life Church. Free food, good music, and wax and tuning of skis and boards. Did we say free?


Valley Life internships train and equip young adults through personal development, ministry training, and mountain lifestyle living. Summer and Winter Internships available for men and women 18-25.

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