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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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Prayer Resources

We value PRAYING to God and for one another; therefore,
our goal is that every person at Valley will experience a growing commitment
to authentic conversation with God. 

 

Prayer Guide

You are encouraged to look up these verses and incorporate them into your prayers. There are three prayers for each day of the month: for you and your family, for the church and community, and for the world.

Prayers for
You & Your Family

1. I will call on You as long as I live.
(Ps. 116:2)

2. I give You first place in everything in my life. (Col.1:18)

3. I am ready and willing to tell others about God’s grace & mercy. (Heb. 4:16)

4. Thank You, Lord for You are good; Your love endures forever.  (Ps.107:1)

5. God , please set the priorities of our family .(Jas. 4:5-6)

6. May I be persistent and faithful in praying for others. (Mt. 7:7-8)

7. Lord, may each member of my family learn the Word. (Ps. 119:7)

8. May I bear fruit daily and increase in knowledge of You. (Col. 1:10)

9. I desire to be  wise, trustworthy, and hardworking. (Mt. 25:14-30)

10. Thank You for the forgiveness and redemption You offer. (Eph. 1:7-10)

11. Today, I cast all my anxiety on You because You care for me. (1 Pet. 5:7)

12. May my prayers be powerful and effective. (Jas. 5:16)

13. I want to serve You with money. (Lk. 16:10-13)

14. Thank You for the wide, long, high and deep love of Christ. (Eph. 3:18)

15. Enlarge my faith to believe You, Your word and Your promises. (Mt 17:20)

16. Enable me to extend mercy to people in every kind of need. (Jude 22-23)

17. May others see my sincerity as I follow Jesus as Lord. (2 Ch. 7:14)

18. Fill me with joy in Your presence. (Ps .16:11; Acts 2:28)

19. Your consolation brings joy to my soul. (Ps. 94:19)

20. Open my mind to Your Word and set my heart ablaze. (Lk. 24: 32,45)

21. May the children in my family hide Your Word in their hearts. (Ps. 119:11)

22. Lord, help me use my talents for Your glory. (Mt. 25:14-30)

23. Thank You that You forgive me and call me to forgive. (Eph. 4:32)

24. Forgive me for the times I have asked for or done what I wanted. (Mt. 6:10)

25. May the Lord make my love for others overflow. (1 Th. 3:12)

26. Lord, fill us with all joy and peace as we trust in You. (Rom. 15:13)

27. Help me to be more sensitive to those who are lost. (Mt. 9:36)

28. May the Word be our counsel in all things. (Ps.119:24)

29. Grant me strength and perseverance in praying for unbelievers. (Lk. 15:4)

30.  Give me the words to make known the mystery of the Gospel. (Eph. 6:19)

31. May the Lord do good to me according to His Word. (Ps. 119:65)

 

Prayers for
Church & Community

1. Make us a house of prayer, praying continually with thanks. (Mk. 11:17)

2. Keep our pastors holy in every way.
(1 Pet. 1:16)

3. Pray for the future leaders at Valley. (Titus 1:7-9)

4. May God encourage the staff and help them remain faithful. (1 Cor. 4:1-3)

5. May God bind up the brokenhearted and hurting. (Is. 61:1-3)

6. Draw _____________ to Jesus in faith and repentance. (John 6:44)

7. May those teaching handle the Word of truth wisely. (2 Tim. 2:15)

8. Let us draw near to You in full assurance of faith. (Heb. 10:22)

9. Please send salvation to each home in my neighborhood. (Rom. 10:9-10)

10. Lord, be a strength to the poor and to the needy in his distress. (Is. 25:4)

11.Give us a spirit of unity; help us accept one another in love. (Rom. 15:5-7)

12. May we speak forth Your Word with great boldness. (Acts 4:29)

13. Bless our church members and visitors; we take refuge in You. (Ps. 34:8)

14. Let us all fervently love one another with a pure heart. (1 Pet. 1:22)

15. Let us be those who refresh others and are ourselves refreshed. (Pr .11:25)

16. Give us singleness of heart and action.  (Jer. 32:39)

17. May God knit our hearts together in love for one another. (Col. 2:2)

18. Bless those who serve for their obedience and generosity. (2 Cor. 9:12-13)

19. Lord, we want to be a church that trusts in You. (Ps. 84:12)

20. Let the Gospel be presented to the lost through our lives. (Col. 4:5)

21. May those in my community know the peace of God. (John 14:27)

22. Allow our elders, pastors and staff to glory only in the cross. (Gal. 6:14)

23. Let us become serious and watchful in our prayers. (1 Pet. 4:7)

24. May we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds. (Heb.10:24)

25. Pray for the lost in Hartford County. (a specific town, person, etc.)

26. Pray for the lost in Litchfield County. (a specific town, person, etc.)

27. May the whole body be knit and joined together.  (Eph. 4:16)

28. Lord, help us to live in unity. (Ps. 133:1)

29.  Pray that other Christians join us in prayer for the lost. (Lk. 10:2)

30. May our church youth experience ongoing transformation. (Rom. 12:2)

31. We  proclaim the praises of You who called us out of darkness. (1 Pet. 2:9)

 

 

Prayers for
The World

1. Be close to the brokenhearted and save those crushed in spirit. (Ps. 34:18)

2. Bless those who are persecuted because of righteousness. (Mt 5:10)

3. May those who sow in peace raise a harvest of righteousness. (Jas. 3:18)

4.  Let the nations be awakened. (Joel 3:12)

5. Send forth Your Spirit of Truth to bear witness of You. (John 15:26)

6. Send Your ambassadors into all the nations. (Jer. 49:14)

7. Pray for Valley-supported missionaries throughout the world. (Rom. 10:15)

8. Let every knee bow and every tongue confess that Jesus is Lord! (Phil. 2:10)

9. Let all the nations be blessed through Your people. (Gal. 3:8)

10. Anoint this generation to be dynamic witnesses. (Acts 1:8)

11. Holy Spirit, take away the spiritual blindness of world leaders. (2 Cor.4:4)

12. Pray for exploited workers and those enslaved. (Is. 58:3)

13. Open our mouths for the mute and for the rights of the destitute. (Pr. 31:8)

14. May we be known as Christ followers by our love. (John 13:34-35)

15. Extraordinarily pour out the  Holy Spirit on young churches. (Acts 4:31)

16. Bless missionaries with wisdom and revelation. (Eph.1:17-19)

17. Loose the chains of injustice and set the oppressed free (Is. 58:6)

18. Pray for all the short-term mission trips this year.

19. Send forth Your salvation to the ends of the earth. (Is. 49:6)

20. Save young children who faint from hunger on every street. (Lam. 2:19)

21. Protect those from Muslim backgrounds who have converted.

22. May God's plan for each nation on Earth be fulfilled. (Rev.5:9; Ps.22:28-29)

23. Confuse wicked leaders and confound their speech. (Ps.55:9)

24. Pray for the 50,000+ Christians in North Korea’s prison camps.

25. Open doors for missionaries to deliver the Gospel. (Col.4:3; Matt.9:37-38)

26. May the youth of the world seek righteousness and humility. (Zeph. 2:3)

27. Set our hope on the grace brought when Jesus Christ is revealed. (1Pet. 1:13)

28. May leaders act justly, love mercy and walk humbly with God. (Mic. 6:8)

29. Make us repairers of broken walls, restorers of dwellings. (Is. 58:12)

30. May the message of the Lord may spread rapidly and be honored. (2 Th. 3:1)

31. Allow missionaries to communicate effectively in other cultures. (Eph. 6:19)