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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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Summer Trips

Each summer, many of our Middle School and High School Students take part in trips that play a significant role in their spiritual growth and in the growth of those we minister to. We'll be taking five summer trips this year that vary in their focus, intensity level, and age range. Please read through the descriptions and find the trip that is best suited for you or your student.

Middle School 

The Hartford Project

Hartford, CT

 July 16-21   

Cost: $250

Open to current 6th and 7th grade students

The Hartford Project (THP) is an urban ministry immersion experience for teenagers in New England. Students will live in Hartford for five days and serve the community, learn about poverty, experience racial reconciliation, and build relationships with the wider Body of Christ.

The Hartford Project has three main components: Service, Discipleship, and Life in the City.

Spots available: 24.  Click here to register.

 

  

Impact Week

Sutton, West Virginia

July 8-17

Cost: $750

($250 family payment and $500 to be raised in support or paid in full by family.)

Registration for this trip is closed.

Impact Week is designed to broaden our 8th-grade students' worldview, engage them in service opportunities, and equip them to share God’s truth with unbelievers. It is designed for students who are serious in their relationship with Jesus Christ and want to serve others and share God’s love with people. Students will serve at work projects in the morning and participate in local outreach programs in the afternoon. Work projects may include deck construction, digging trenches, plumbing, and painting. Afternoon outreach happens at the town pool, where our team facilitates competitions, dramas, crafts, personal testimonies, and a live concert. All of these activities are designed to guide people into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

All students will go through an application process to ensure suitability for the trip. Students must be committed to the team for the entire duration of the trip.

Would you like to make a tax deductible donation to support our trip? Click here.

 

 

 

 

High School

Hartford City Mission

Hartford, CT

July 1-5

Cost: $200

Open to current Freshmen - Juniors

Students will broaden their worldview as they come alongside the Hartford City Mission and provide a free camp to inner-city children, serving neighborhoods in the north end of the city. Students will also learn about city life and experience to a greater degree the lives of those who live in poverty throughout our country. The team will be based in the HCM ministry house at 280 Vine Street and will develop deeper relationships with the staff, interns, and other high school students who are serving during the summer months in this life-changing ministry.

Spots available: 12. Click here to register. 

 

 

Impact Track

Sutton, West Virginia

July 6-15

Cost: $300

Open to current Sophomores and Juniors

Our high school ministry is preparing students to lead the way next year. When students begin to invest in others and take ownership of our ministry plans, they grow in their own spiritual journey and impact others in ways adults can’t. Impact Track provides significant leadership training and gives opportunities for students to put this training into practice. Students will travel to Sutton, West Virginia, to spend the week investing in our 8th-grade students who are serving there for Impact Week. Students interested in applying should have a demonstrated background in building up others and a commitment to growing and investing in our youth group.

All students will go through an application process to ensure suitability for the trip. Students must be committed to the team for the entire duration of the trip.

Spots available: 14.  Click here to register.

Access the Impact Track Recommendation Form

 

 

Impact Deep

Flatwoods, West Virginia

July 8-16

Cost: $500

Registration for this trip is closed.

Now that they're in high school, it is time for freshmen to take their faith even deeper. A rich and deep faith comes through serving others, sharing your faith, and developing a greater understanding of God and who He is. Impact Deep has this as its focus. 

All students will go through an application process to ensure suitability for the trip. Students must be committed to the team for the duration of the trip.

Would you like to make a tax deductible donation to support our trip? Click here.