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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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Local Outreach

Valley offers many opportunities to serve Avon, Bristol, and the Greater Hartford Area. We partner with schools, relief agencies and other non-profit groups to serve those in need.

 

Local Outreach Opportunities

Join your Valley friends in serving central Connecticut residents who have physical, social and/or spiritual needs. 

  

A BETTER CHOICE (ABC) WOMEN'S CENTER

The Center needs Bible study leaders, prayer partners and volunteer counselors. Training is provided. Contact Molly Hurtado.

 

ANTI-TRAFFICKING

Partner with The Underground, an initiative through Wintonbury Church, dedicated to ending sex trafficking and sexual exploitation in Connecticut. Volunteers serve in a variety of ways such as through prayer, supporting at-risk youth and young adults, influencing legislation, and ministering to recovering victims. Contact Annmarie Boulay.

 

Community Service Projects

Your Growth Group or Community can serve a variety of faith-based and secular groups trying to meet various social needs. Contact Howard Branch at 860.459.8103 for suggestions.

 

English as a Second Language Classes

Classes are held Tuesday nights from 6:30-7:45 p.m. during the school year. Dinner is offered starting at 5:15 p.m. and childcare and Kids' Clubs are available. Register online or just show up at class! Email Mary Sanford if you'd like to be an instructor.

 

FOODcare

Volunteer to bring food items monthly -- or help organize and deliver collected food. Contact Lisa Holden at 860.738.4239.

 

HARTFORD CITY MISSION

"Noah After School" connects volunteer tutors with elementary school children weekly during the school year. Several other opportunities are available to make a difference in a child's life. For more information, contact Dave Ambrose at 860.246.0132.

 

PRISON MINISTRY

Using materials from Alpha or Men's Fraternity, spend time with men who want to live for God both inside and outside prison walls. Contact John Gentile at 860.671.9817 for more information.

 

SOUTH PARK INN

South Park Inn is a homeless shelter in downtown Hartford where up to 120 men, women, and children receive temporary housing. Valley provides a monthly meal to the residents. Volunteers are needed to serve food, and lead the Bible study that follows each meal. For more information, contact Peter Sirois at 203.745.5201, or jesussaves269@gmail.com.

 

Youth Challenge

Young men and women with substance abuse issues are given Christ-centered, biblical direction to move away from that lifestyle. Contact Tony Lanza at 860.677.8680 to see how you can help.