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.


Upcoming Events and Activities


This page provides links and information on major all-church events. Follow the links, when applicable, or register right from this page if there's a button. Questions about any event can be directed to the contacts on the linked page, or by calling the church Monday-Friday at 860.673.6826. Other ways to stay informed:

  • The Valley News and Valley Bristol News email newsletters can help you stay informed. Email Mike Guersch to get the weekly email.
  • Like our Facebook page. Like our Valley Bristol Facebook page.
  • Most of these events don't happen without talented volunteers serving with their gifts. Find a place to serve. 

 The events listed are by date of the activity or registration deadline. This list is limited to new or one-time activities; for a complete calendar of new and ongoing events, check our online schedule




It’s time for our quarterly all-church gathering! Welcome new members, hear important updates, and enjoy a great meal (without the dishes). You do not need to be a member to attend, but only members may vote on motions. Childcare available through age 3.

Details: Sunday, February 25, at 5 p.m., Avon Campus.

Registration: None.



Paul and Virginia Friesen return with “But God ...”, a presentation to teach you to utilize God’s power to establish, restore, and sustain your marriage. This seminar is for all couples! Registration is $12 per person; childcare through Grade 5 is available ($5 per child; $10 max per family).

Details: Sunday, March 4, from 4-7 p.m., Avon Campus.



Save the dates! Our annual focus on missions, global, and regional outreach is March 10-18 at all locations. The Women's Missions Dinner is Friday, March 16. Tickets for the dinner will be on sale in mid-February. 



Valley is devoted to helping people come alive in Jesus, so "Tuesday Night Life" seemed an appropriate name for our new Tuesday night lineup of events. We’ve improved a few programs, added a group specifically for parents, and provided a time for all of us to spend just a few minutes with Pastor Jay as we do life together. More than 350 people gather each week for Tuesday Night Life -- come check it out at 6:15 p.m. 


celebrate recovery

Do you want freedom from your hurts, habits, and hang-ups? Join our Christ-centered recovery program as we work together to pursue a new life of peace and joy.

Details: Every Thursday at 6 p.m. Dinner is provided.

Registration: None required.



Bristol Campus

Valley Community Baptist Church is one church (and one congregation) in multiple locations. All are welcome to attend any event at any location. Here is what's happening specifically at the Bristol Campus.


Sunday Morning Bible study

Jeff Partridge leads a Bible study of Psalm 119 at 9 a.m. in Room 144 (the music room). Join us any Sunday!



Get together regularly with 3-5 other guys to share the ups and downs of life and work, and spend rich time together in the Word.

Details: Groups meet about twice per month.

Registration: Email Pastor Jerry Costley if you're interested in joining (or starting) a group.



There are Growth Groups currently meeting in Bristol and new groups will be launching. To get plugged into a group, check out what's available in your area.