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Welcome to The Growing Valley Baptist Church  

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Campus COVID-19 Update

June 30, 2020

Dear Growing Valley Family, Antelope Valley Community, & Friends,

Beloved, I wish above all things that you mayest prosper and be in health, even as your soul prospereth."

Greetings to you all.  First, thank God for bringing us this far in 2020.  There's no doubt in my mind that we are totally convinced that their exist no substitute for faith in the true and living God.  His greatness and power, even in the midst of calamity, brutality, and even attempts to bring peace is still evident.  We encourage all to be grateful for the way in which God has bestowed His love upon us.  And, we shall both get through this as well as overcome in due time.  While we await the hand of God to bring healing to the world, we continue to beseech everyone to reach up to the heart of God in prayer.  Thank God for the Gospel of Jesus Christ!

Next, we want to share with you that we will be reopening for live worship gatherings beginning Sunday July, 5, 2020 at 11am.  Our facility mamagement team has been preparig for the return of everyone back inside.  Below are the following safety protocols we will follow on campus and during services:

  1. Please continue to protect yourself. It is important that you continue good hygiene, washing hands, showers, hot liquids, rest, reading your Bible, fellowship, praying, and checking on one another.  If you are not feeling well, we encourage you to get tested for COVID-19 (request maybe made here through the City of Lancaster - https://form.jotform.com/201474172987059) and/or to self qurrantine at home for 14 days.  
  2. All of our worship services are being streamed on YouTube & FaceBook. You can access them using the "Join Us Live Stream" tabs on the main page.  Please, do not feel like you have to come back to public worship services if you are not comfortable for helath reasons.  In particular, if you are 65+, we encourage you to continbue watching our online services and participating in our online bible studies.
  3. Everyone Who Enters Any Building Must Agree to the Following Procedures: 
    • Weekly Order of Worship  -For safety reasons, we will worship in Tribes on alternating Sunday's 
      • 1st & 3rd Sunday - Tribe of Bejamin (Last Name A-D) and Tribe of Judah (Last Name J - N)
      • 2nd & 4th Sunday - Tribe of Reuben (Last Name E - I) and Tribe of Zebulun (Last Name O - Z)
      • Visitors may attend any service
    • Parking Protocol:
      • Please park in every other parking space  (please follow security ministry instructions)
    • Entering Protocol:
      • Temperature will be taken at the door (must be under 100.4 to enter)
      • Mask must be worn at all times (gloves are optional)
    • Worshipping Protocol:
      • Must sit in rows labeled and assigned by the Ushers
      • During worship only 2 people per row (if not in same family), seated every other row (as marked)
      • During worship only one family per row
      • We will not be greeting in our normal manner
    • Restroom Protocol:
      • 3 at a time in the restrooms in the Main Worship Center
      • 1 person at a time in campus restrooms (Education or Multipurpose Buildings)
    • Giving Protocol
      • Financial Giving maybe done upon entering or exiting santuary in the baskets or towers
      • The best way to give to protect from contracting/spreading COVID-19 is thru mobil/online by using the GIVELIFY application on your phone (search: Growing Valley Baptist Church) or the giving link on our website (Click Here: https://thegvbc.org/GIVING)
    • Exit Protocol
      • Please follow exit protocols for safety (to be instructed at the conclusion of worship)
  4. Wednesday Prayer Call times: 6am and 12 Noon The number is (712) 451-0011. The passcode is 455544#

Our weekly Bible Studies will continue as follows  

***Reminder: Please Call the main church office (661) 942-7322 or send email to *** church@thegvbc.org for log in codes or phone numbers to all weekly Bible Studies

Monday - @7pm - IMPACT Women Bible Study 

Wednesday - @7pm - Word Up Bible Study led by Pastor Johnson (Call church or send email to church@thegvbc.org for codes) & Real Youth Bible Study w/Pastor Cooper

Thursday - @7pm MP3 Men's Bible Study

Beginning Sunday July 12, 2020

Sunday's @9am - 10am  Life Application Coffee/Tea Hour for all ages!!  This will include New Members Class as well!

Thank you for your assistance in this matter.  Again, our goal is to make sure everyone is safe.  Thank you so much for helping us honor God by showing cooperation, unity, and care for our fellow neighbor.

 - Team GVBC


Contact Us  
The Growing Valley Baptist Church of Lancaster, CA INC.
West Campus Entrance: 44818 20th St. West
East Campus Entrance: 1821 West Lancaster Blvd
Mail: 44818 20th Street West
Lancaster, California 93534
Phone 661-942-7322
Fax 661-942-8770
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Office Hours

  • 2020 Church Office hours are as follows:

    Tuesday thru Thursday:  9:00am - 3:00pm

    Friday: 9am - 1:00pm (unless otherwise announced)

    Saturday: Closed (by Appointment only)



  • Feeding homeless and Needy (4th Sunday)
    – 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM
  • LAPP Discipleship Classes: Youth, Adults, New Disciples
    – 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
  • Church in Worship
    – 11:00 AM


  • Church Office Closed


  • MP3 Men's Bible Study
    – 7:00 PM


  • Word Up Noon Bible Study
    – 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • Christian Education Meetings (4th Wed of each Month)
    – 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
  • R. E. A. L. Talk Youth Bible Study
    – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Word Up Evening Bible Study
    – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM


  • Worship & The Arts Rehearsals
    – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM


  • 3CG Food & Clothes Give Away (4th Friday)
    – 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM


  • MP3 Men's Fellowship (2nd Saturday)
    – 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
  • IMPACT Women's Fellowship (3rd Saturday)
    – 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
  • Supplication Saturday Prayer Meeting (4th Saturday)
    – 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
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