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Welcome

Welcome to Valley Community Baptist Church. We are one church in multiple locations with campuses in Avon and Bristol, CT. Our mission is to honor God and grow in Christ by worshipping God, equipping believers, bringing people to Christ and serving our neighbors. We would be honored to have you join us

Worship Service Times & Styles

We worship together on Saturdays at 5 p.m. and Sundays at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m in the Sanctuary in Avon. There's also a service at 10:30 a.m. at the Avon Campus in The Venue. There are communal dinners on most Saturday and Tuesday evenings at the Avon Campus. We also meet as small groups and classes throughout the week.  We look forward to meeting you.

 

Locations

Avon: 590 West Avon Road, Avon, Connecticut. Get directions and contact information.

Bristol: 718 Pine Street, Bristol Connecticut. We meet at Greene-Hills School in Bristol.

Children & Students

We encourage families to worship together on the weekend, and then choose children's programs and communities for middle school and high school students. During the week, we offer age-specific clubs and gatherings for children, middle school and high school students

There are also special events like summer camps, student retreats and the family summit that will help children and parents grow in their relationships with each other and God.

Sermons

At Valley Community Baptist Church, we value knowing the truth of God and obeying His Word. Senior Pastor Jay Abramson is the lead teaching pastor. We invite you to listen to the latest sermon series.

Events

Upcoming Events and Activities

 

This page highlights a few of our upcoming or ongoing church activities. For some of the events, you can just click on the graphic to find more information. Questions about any event can be directed to the contacts on the linked page, or you can call the church Monday-Friday at 860.673.6826. Another great way to stay informed: Like our Valley Avon Facebook page.

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A SHOW FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY

"Tricks & Truth" is a one-hour performance by Christian illusionist David Laflin, who appears at churches and other venues across the country. You'll be amused, awed, and inspired by his mix of physical illusions and spiritual truths. Though geared toward elementary-age kids, the show will delight people of all ages. The show is Friday, November 15, at 7 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Tickets are $3 and are now on sale. Click here to go to the ticket form.

 

 

AN HOUR OF POWERFUL PRAYER

Valley's Elder Board invites you to a special time of prayer and worship at this all-church event on Sunday, October 20. We'll gather at 6 p.m. for a time of directed prayer for our church and our community. There is no childcare for this event.

 

 

 

JOIN THE PRAYER FORCE

Anyone can join the Valley Prayer Force! We're inviting all attendees to use our Prayer Force Journal to record your prayers and help you listen to God's responses. You can join at any time. Pick up a journal in the Welcome Area before or after a worship service.

Make plans to participate in our evening Prayer Service on Sunday, October 20, at Valley Avon. We can't wait to hear how God will speak to us individually and as a church from now till the end of 2019!

 

 

FALL SERIES IN NEHEMIAH

"The Courage to Make Godly Change" is an eight-week sermon series by Pastor Jay that will introduce Valley Avon to the biblical approach to change in our church and our lives.  

Transcripts: A link to the transcript for each sermon is clickable when you open up the full video on your screen.

Discussion guide: Valley's discussion guide for each sermon is linked below each individual video. These original guides are suitable for individual or group study.

Click here to access each sermon video, transcript, and discussion guide.

 

  

TRANSITION UPDATES

Jay Abramson announced in February that God is making it clear it's time for him to start a new phase of ministry. After nearly 30 years in ministry at Valley Community Baptist Church, including 25 years as Senior Pastor, he announced that he would be retiring in 2020.

The Senior Pastor transition process has begun and is going well. Read all about the background and next steps at our Senior Pastor Transition page.