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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

Each weekend, there are six worship services in two locations: Sundays at 10 a.m. at Greene-Hills School in Bristol. Saturdays at 5 p.m. and Sundays at 8, 9:30, and 11:15 a.m in the Sanctuary in Avon. There's also a service at 11:15 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 is your one-stop shop for all of the major upcoming events, activities, classes and initiatives across our ministry areas. Follow the links, when applicable, or register right from this page if there's a button. Questions about any event can be directed to the contacts on the linked page, or by calling the church Monday-Friday at 860.673.6826. Other ways to stay informed:

  • The Valley News and Valley Bristol News email newsletters can help you stay informed. Email Mike Guersch to get the weekly email.
  • Like our Facebook page. Like our Valley Bristol Facebook page.
  • Most of these events don't happen without talented volunteers serving with their gifts. Find a place to serve. 

 The events listed are by date of the activity or registration deadline. This list is limited to new or one-time activities; for a complete calendar of new and ongoing events, check our online schedule

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all-church MEETING AND DINNER

Everyone is invited to the Congregational Meeting, featuring free dinner, welcoming of new members, and an important update about the next steps in Valley's Grace & Mercy Vision. We always have a good time!

Details: Sunday, February 26, at the Avon Campus. Dinner begins at 5 p.m.

Registration: None required. Only members may vote on motions, but you do not need to be a member to attend!

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE DAY

Four hours can make a big difference! Gather some friends or your small group and work together to help an organization in a community near you. There are plenty of different serving opportunities; check out all the descriptions at our Community Service Day page.

Details: Community Service Day is Saturday, March 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

WORLD OUTREACH WEEK

Learn about and celebrate the "Miraculous Movements" happening in the Muslim world, and explore how Valley's support of missionaries and outreach partners around the globe is both helping the need and spreading the Gospel. This year's Fellowship Hall "world tour" includes scenes from Egypt, Jordan, and France.

Details: March 18-26, with events in Avon and Bristol. Please visit our WOW page for a complete schedule and information.

Registration: The only event requiring registration is the Women's Missions Dinner on March 20, from 6-9 p.m. Registration coming soon!

 

SUMMER BIBLE CLUB

Registration is now OPEN for Summer Bible Club, for children from age 4 through fifth grade. Each year, between 350 and 400 students from the community attend Valley's summer camp. Once again, our Summer Bible Club will feature games, crafts, interactive Bible stories, age-appropriate application, snacks, and fun dance-along music to expend some of that daytime energy!

Details: Camp is  June 26-30, from 9 a.m. to noon each day. Children must be age 4 by Dec. 31, 2016 to participate. The cost is $35 per child. Summer Bible Club takes place on the church grounds at our Avon Campus, located at 590 West Avon Road. Please visit our Summer Bible Club page for more information.

 

Bristol Campus

The entire congregation is always welcome at any Valley event. This column lists events and activities based in Bristol or designated as "all-church" events. 

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE DAY

Four hours can make a big difference! Gather some friends or your small group and work together to help an organization in Bristol or one near you. There are plenty of different serving opportunities; check out all the descriptions at our Community Service Day page.

Details: Community Service Day is Saturday, March 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

BRISTOL MEN "MICRO-GROUPS"

Get together regularly with 3-5 other guys to share the ups and downs of life and work, and spend rich time together in the Word.

Details: Groups meet about twice per month.

Registration: Email Pastor Chris if you're interested in joining (or starting) a group.

 

GROWTH GROUPS

There are Growth Groups currently meeting in Bristol and new groups will be launching. To get plugged into a group, check out what's available in your area.