Valley Vision Magazine & Annual Giving Report | Fall 2021

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SHECHEM Oak Society The large oak tree on the northeast side of our campus has great significance. We call it the Shechem Oak Sanctuary. It is a sacred place where we broke ground for the new Skyway Campus and prayed that God would always accomplish His purpose in and through every student. In Scripture, at Shechem, Abraham received assurance from God that He would keep His promise of giving the land to Abraham’s descendants. It was where Jacob dug a well and erected an altar; where Joseph’s family buried his bones; where Joshua gave his parting address to serve the Lord; and where Jesus disclosed Himself as the Messiah to the Samaritan woman at the well (Genesis 12:6, 33:18, Joshua 24:26, John 4:12). Shechem was a reminder of God’s faithfulness for generation after generation. Like Shechem, it is our prayer that VCS will also be a reminder of God’s faithfulness and fulfill its mission in Silicon Valley and the world for generation after generation. Planned giving allows our community to make an incredible impact on future generations. The Shechem Oak Society includes as members, all who have given legacy gifts to Valley Christian Schools by including VCS in their planned giving, wills, or estate plans. “Joining the Shechem Oak Society gives us an opportunity to passionately support Valley Christian Schools and partner in strengthening it for years to come,” says Patty Favet, Shechem Oak Society Chair. If you’ve included Valley Christian Schools in your will, trust, or other planned gift, please let us know. To learn more about how you can make an impact by joining the Shechem Oak Society, contact Christi Stockhaus at cstockhaus@vcs.net or (408) 362-7649 or Patty Favet, our Shechem Oak Society Chair, at pfavet@vcs.net.

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You can also find more resources on our website at plannedgiving.vcs.net.

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