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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.

History


Overview

 

1976 - In January, a small group of dedicated Christians began to meet for prayer and discussion about starting an evangelical church in the Farmington Valley. After five weeks of prayer, they felt the Lord leading them to start Valley Community Baptist Church. In March, the group began holding services at Avon Middle School. Later that year, they called their first pastor.

1980 - Valley called its first youth pastor. Four months later, the church broke ground for its new building.

1985 - Due to increasing attendance, Valley added a new Christian Education wing.

1996 - Valley concluded a building project that included a new sanctuary, fellowship hall and classrooms.

2000 - Valley launched a church plant, Valley Brook Community Church, in Granby, CT.

2003 - A new wing, the Discipling Center, was added.

2007 - Valley launched a second church plant, Northwest Hills Community Church, in Torrington, CT.

2011 - The Valley family celebrated the 35th anniversary of the church by recording transformation stories and restating our Core Values.

2014 - Valley launched its first multisite location, worshipping every Sunday morning at Greene-Hills School in Bristol, CT.

 

 

Affiliations

Valley is affiliated with: 

Converge Worldwide

(formerly Baptist General Conference)

2002 S. Arlington Heights Road

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

800.323.4215 

Converge Northeast

150 Cook Hill Road

Cheshire, CT 06410

860.325.0495