Pastor Charity Silvis

Pastor Charity Silvis

Children’s & Family Ministries Pastor


Charity Silvis has served on staff since 2014. She was raised in Sheboygan, WI, and was saved at the age of 12 at Spencer Lake Bible Camp. At camp a couple years later, she was called into the ministry. Following high school graduation, Charity completed two years of Master’s Commission in Fort Myers, FL where she first heard the call to children’s ministries. She then spent the following two years volunteering as the assistant children’s pastor in her home church in Sheboygan. In 2001 she moved to Minneapolis, MN to attend North Central University and also to help open the doors of a new church plant; Valley Creek Church of Woodbury, MN (now the Woodbury Campus of River Valley Church). Upon graduating with her BA in Children’s Ministry, Charity remained in the Twin Cities area and worked full time in coffee shop management while pastoring the children and families of Valley Creek. Charity served 2 years in Sheboygan, WI, 11 years in Woodbury, MN and 2 years in Sioux Falls, SD before arriving in Sioux City, IA.

Fun Facts About Charity

Favorite Scriptures
“The Lord Will Fight For You; You Need Only Be Still.” Exodus 14:14
“My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness. So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me.” 2 Corinthians 12:9
“When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you. For I am the Lord, your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior.” Isaiah 43:2

Favorite Authors
Craig Groeschel, Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. Seuss

Regular Coffee Order
Pike’s Place Coffee, 2” Cold Whole Milk

Voice, Piano, Magic Illusions, Bicycling, Cooking/Baking

Favorite Sports Teams
Green Bay Packers

Favorite Vacation Spot
Anywhere Friends Are

Favorite Food
Thai, Vietnamese, Mexican, Italian, Grill Outs


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