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.



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.


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.


Weekday Classes & Groups

Making more healthy disciples is the goal of Weekday Classes & Groups at Valley! Take a look at the descriptions and schedule below to determine which one will help you become a better disciple. Registration information for each class is also indicated below. Unless otherwise noted, all classes and groups are held at the Avon Campus, and you can join at any time.

Also consider joining a Growth Group or an Adult Community.


Weekday Groups - Winter/Spring 2018


All Tuesday Evening Groups begin at 6:15 p.m. in the Sanctuary for "10 Minutes with Pastor Jay."


Mondays (twice Per month) | 9:30 - 11:30 A.m.  


MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)| Kelly MacChesney & Meg Pascucci


MONDAYS | 7 - 8:30 p.M.    

Deuteronomy Bible Study | Alan Fosberry 



Tuesdays | 9:30 - 11:30 A.M.  

Women's Bible Study: Precept | LuAnn Turbiak



Tuesdays | 6 - 7:30 A.m. 

 Men's Frat @ Dawn | Jay Abramson, Jerry Costley



 TUESDAYS | 6:15 - 7:45 p.M. 
Men's Frat: The Quest for Authentic Manhood  FHD
Men's Frat: The Bullpen FHF
Men's Frat: Leadership Development | Lloyd Huie 328B
Parenting Group | Tim & Sharon Ponzani 209
English as a Second Language | Mary Sanford 337
Second Coming Prophecy | Bob Sullivan 202
Prayer Group | Jay Abramson 301
101 CONNECT | Doug Christgau 209
Women's Bible Study:God of Creation | Jeannette Brennan Cafe A

The Book of Revelation | Rob Grosso 



Wednesdays  | 9:30 - 11:00 a.M. 

 Moms Bible Study | Heather James


WEDNESDAYS | 7 - 8:30 P.M.  
An Introduction to the End of Times | Jen Fosberry 209
THURSDAYS | 9:15 - 11:30 A.M.  
Community Bible Study   
THURSDAYS | 10 - 11:30 A.M.  
ESL Bible Study for Women | Val Prado, Sandy Martin                     


Winter/Spring Class & Group Descriptions


Deuteronomy Bible Study | Alan Fosberry:  This 12-session inductive study, from Community Bible Study, covers the entire book of Deuteronomy. Each week, there are homework questions on your own, then we discuss our answers together. This Bible study is excellent for first-timers, as well as those who've been students of the Bible for many years. Please contact Alan Fosberry at valleyrunners1@gmail.com to get your booklet. The first session is April 2.

Women's Bible Study: God of Creation | Jeannette Brennan: Dive into the first 11 chapters of Genesis with discussion questions and teaching videos by Jen Wilkin. Revisit familiar stories and historical figures, and discover deeper meanings in the text. God reveals Himself through Scripture and we will begin to understand ourselves better when we see first the character, attributes, and promises of our Creator. No registration required. 

Parenting Group | Tim & Sharon Ponzani: This series is focused on real-life parenting. We will be discussing interesting and relevant topics such as navigating friendships, conflict, self-image, media, confidence, faith and worldview, and death and dying. No registration required.

An Introduction to the End of Times | Jen Fosberry: In this 12-week study, we will explore prophetically important events from Genesis to Revelation, with a focus on how they apply to end times. Topics include: Creation, the Flood, the Exodus, God’s appointed feasts, Daniel's visions, the Olivet Discourse of Matthew 24, and the book of Revelation. Open Group/ Co-ed group. REGISTER HERE

Precept Women's Bible Study | LuAnn Turbiak: Key Principles of Biblical Fasting: Do you desire to feel His presence, hear His voice, sense His pleasure? This spiritual discipline involves much more than abstaining from food; it goes right to the heart of genuine faith. Through this invigorating study, you'll gain a clear understanding of the principles behind this practice and be equipped to make fasting a key part of your relationship with God. Book Cost: $10. REGISTER HERE

Second Coming Prophecy: Conditions unfolding throughout the world seem to support the return soon of Jesus Christ. Without speculating or setting dates for His return, we will consider the fascinating topic from several biblically-centered perspectives.  REGISTER HERE

Prayer Group: Do you enjoy praying for others? The team prays through the prayer card requests turned in during the worship services. Ongoing. REGISTER HERE

ESL Class: Learn conversational English by speaking with friendly ESL instructors about everyday topics. This class is free for adults who speak other languages.  REGISTER HERE

The Book of Revelation | Rob Grosso: A chapter by chapter study of this book that gives a picture into the future.   REGISTER HERE

Community Bible Study: Book of Acts - Students will see the Holy Spirit working through the lives of the apostles and the believers in the early church. This course includes pertinent applications for today's believers and strong teaching on the foundations of the church - Jesus Christ. To register contact Irene Mosher at 860.758.7163 or email frognana@aol.com.

ESL Bible Study (Women) | Val Prado, Sandy Martin - meets the first and third Thursday of each month from 10-11:45 a.m. in the Library at the Avon Campus. There is a focus on reading comprehension and conversation as together we study Starting Point, A Conversation About Faith. No registration required. For more information, contact Val Prado.








Contact Us

Jerry Costley 
Pastor of Spiritual Growth 
& Discipleship
860.673.6826 x139

Heather James

Women's Ministry   Curriculum Coordinator

860.673.6826 x104

Olga Borek
Administrative Assistant
860.673.6826 x132