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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.

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Care Groups

   

Read This First: Registration Guidelines 

 

If you'd like to register for a care group, email Laura Costley (lcostley@valleycommunity.cc) unless otherwise noted in the individual group description below. If you don't have access to email, you can call Laura in the Care Ministry office at 860.673.6826 x108.

 

Directory of Care Groups

 

Unemployment Group

If you are currently unemployed or underemployed, please join this group. Our mission is to help people find meaningful jobs, network with others in their situation and with people in their career fields, share job-seeking best practices and support emotional and spiritual needs. All are welcome.

Date: The group meets the second Monday of each month.

Time: 7-9 p.m.

Room: Avon Campus - Library

Contact Jay Kuhrt at 860.658.1798 for more information.

 

HEARTS OF HOPE

This is a group for mothers grieving the loss of a child.

Date: The first Thursday of each month.

Time: 7-9 p.m.

Room: Avon Campus - Room 209

Contact the Care and Counseling office at 860.673.6826 for more information.

 

Hope in the storm: help for those in struggling marriages

Don't wait to take steps if you fear your marriage is in trouble. We'd like to help with tools to turn the tide. Call the Care Ministry office at 860.673.6826 to make an appointment with Pastor Steve Johnson.

 

Divorce

If you are struggling because of a divorce and would like to talk to someone, call the Care Ministry office at 860.673.6826 to set up an appointment.

 

Anger Workshop

March 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Hearth Room. This is a workshop for people who struggle with anger issues. Helpful information will be given. The goal for this workshop is that an eight-week care group will be formed from those who attend. Contact the Care Ministry office at 860.673.6826 if you are interested in attending.

 

Choosing wisely Workshop

March 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Hearth Room. This is a workshop for people struggling in their marriage. If you're having a tough time, separated or thinking about divorce, this workshop is for you. The goal for this workshop is that a 13-week care group will be formed for further help and discussion. Contact the Care Ministry office at 860.673.6826 if you are interested in attending.

 

 

Community Support Groups offered at Valley

 

NAMI Support Family and Friends

This is an ongoing, drop-in group for family members of those with a major mental illness.

Dates: The third Monday of each month (ongoing)

Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Room:  Avon Campus - Room 201

No registration is necessary. For more information on the NAMI support groups, visit namict.org. For more information on this group, contact Janet Brownstein at 860.620.7717.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Us

Steve Johnson, PhD 
Pastor of Congregational Care 

Laura Costley 
Administrative Assistant
860.673.6826 x108