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. Upon graduating with her BA in Children’s Ministry, Charity remained in the Twin Cities area and worked full time in the Coffee Restaurant management field while pastoring the children and families of Valley Creek. Charity served 2 years in Sheboygan, WI, 11 years in Woodbury, MN (now the Woodbury Campus of River Valley Church) and 2 years in Sioux Falls, SD before arriving in Sioux City, IA.