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The Spirit Newsletter

The Spirit Newsletter

Every month, we highlight our church's most exciting ministry events, photos, and testimonies in our Spirit Newsletter. Read on and be inspired by God's amazing work in and through GVBC!

Every month, we highlight our church's most exciting ministry events, photos, and testimonies in our Spirit Newsletter. Read on and be inspired by God's amazing work in and through GVBC!

Upcoming Events 

  • 50 Days of Prayer
    50 Days of Prayer
    Sun, Feb 11
    Meetings available in person and on Zoom
    Feb 11, 2024, 8:00 AM – Mar 31, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Meetings available in person and on Zoom
    Feb 11, 2024, 8:00 AM – Mar 31, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Meetings available in person and on Zoom
    50 Days of Prayer is a new prayer challenge designed to help us grow as a church in corporate prayer! We will be having daily 50-minute prayer meetings at GVBC for the 50 days leading up to Easter, running from February 11 - March 31.
  • Work Day
    Work Day
    Work Day
    Sat, Mar 02
    GVBC
    Mar 02, 2024, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    GVBC, 1630 W 158th St, Gardena, CA 90247, USA
    Mar 02, 2024, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    GVBC, 1630 W 158th St, Gardena, CA 90247, USA
    A practical way to serve our church and help maintain the building! No experience is necessary. Free lunch provided!
  • All-Church Spring Game Night
    All-Church Spring Game Night
    All-Church Spring Game Night
    Sat, Mar 02
    Red Rooms- 218 & 220
    Mar 02, 2024, 4:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Red Rooms- 218 & 220, 1630 W 158th St, Gardena, CA 90247, USA
    Mar 02, 2024, 4:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Red Rooms- 218 & 220, 1630 W 158th St, Gardena, CA 90247, USA
    Join the Fun with Friends and Family Ministry at the All-Church Spring Game Night! Bring your favorite games and a potluck dish to share. Questions? Email joanne.morimoto@gmail.com
  • Connect Membership Class
    Connect Membership Class
    Sun, Mar 03
    Gardena Valley Baptist Church
    Mar 03, 2024, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    Gardena Valley Baptist Church, 1630 W 158th St, Gardena, CA 90247, USA
    Mar 03, 2024, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    Gardena Valley Baptist Church, 1630 W 158th St, Gardena, CA 90247, USA
    Interested in joining our GVBC family? Sign up for our Connect Membership Class where you'll meet GVBC pastors and ministry leaders, learn more about our vision and core ministries, and discover what you can expect when you join our GVBC family!
  • E-TIME: Bilingual Service
    E-TIME: Bilingual Service
    E-TIME: Bilingual Service
    Sat, Mar 09
    GVBC Sanctuary
    Mar 09, 2024, 7:00 PM
    GVBC Sanctuary, 1630 W 158th St, Gardena, CA 90247, USA
    Mar 09, 2024, 7:00 PM
    GVBC Sanctuary, 1630 W 158th St, Gardena, CA 90247, USA
    Join us for E-TIME at 7 PM in the sanctuary! E-TIME is a bilingual service for English and Japanese speakers. This month, we will be praying for Japan.
  • Primetimers’ Tour “A Taste of Japan”
    Primetimers’ Tour “A Taste of Japan”
    March 5
    Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    March 5
    Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    March 5
    Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    A walking tour of Little Tokyo in Los Angeles! For more information, pick up a flyer in the Narthex or email lkimatomi@sbcglobal.net.
  • 2024 Short-term Mission Applications
    2024 Short-term Mission Applications
    Applications due Saturday, 2/24/24
    Japan & Brazil
    Applications due Saturday, 2/24/24
    Japan & Brazil
    Applications due Saturday, 2/24/24
    Japan & Brazil
    Applications are now available for GVBC short-term missions to Brazil (6/21-7/3) and Japan (7/31-8/13). We ask that you prayerfully consider applying to be part of a mission team! Applications are due 2/24.
  • Discovery Bible Study
    Discovery Bible Study
    Sundays at 11 AM, starting January 21
    GVBC, Room 201
    Sundays at 11 AM, starting January 21
    GVBC, Room 201, 1630 W 158th St, Gardena, CA 90247, USA
    Sundays at 11 AM, starting January 21
    GVBC, Room 201, 1630 W 158th St, Gardena, CA 90247, USA
    After attending 1st service, join us at 11 AM in Room 201 for an introduction and overview of the Bible, led by Pastor Thien Doan! If you have questions, please email Pastor Thien at thien@gvbc.net.
  • College & Young Adult Gatherings
    College & Young Adult Gatherings
    College & Young Adult Gatherings
    Sundays at 5 PM
    GVBC
    Sundays at 5 PM
    GVBC, 1630 W 158th St, Gardena, CA 90247, USA
    Sundays at 5 PM
    GVBC, 1630 W 158th St, Gardena, CA 90247, USA
    A new weekly ministry starting Sunday, April 30th for College Students and Young Adults in their 20s & 30s. Join us for a great time of worship, fellowship and the study of God’s Word (through the gospel of Mark) every Sunday at 5 PM in the Community Hall.
  • The Upper Room
    The Upper Room
    The Upper Room
    Wednesdays at 7 PM
    GVBC
    Wednesdays at 7 PM
    GVBC, 1630 W 158th St, Gardena, CA 90247, USA
    Wednesdays at 7 PM
    GVBC, 1630 W 158th St, Gardena, CA 90247, USA
    The Upper Room is returning! Join us every Wednesday evening at 7 PM for a worship-based prayer experience, beginning on August 23rd, in Room 218. If you have questions, please email Pastor Thien at thien@gvbc.net.
  • Sunday Kids Church
    Sunday Kids Church
    Sunday Kids Church
    Beginning Sunday, January 21
    GVBC
    Beginning Sunday, January 21
    GVBC, 1630 W 158th St, Gardena, CA 90247, USA
    Beginning Sunday, January 21
    GVBC, 1630 W 158th St, Gardena, CA 90247, USA
    Calling all families with children from newborn to 5th grade! Starting Sunday, January 21, bring your children to Kids Church on Sundays at 9 AM or 11 AM (during our regular main services).
  • Kids Church Serving Opportunities
    Kids Church Serving Opportunities
    Available Now
    GVBC
    Available Now
    GVBC
    Available Now
    GVBC
    Interested in serving with our Kids Church Ministry? Fill out the online form to learn more about available serving opportunities!
  • NT All-Church Bible Reading Plan
    NT All-Church Bible Reading Plan
    Staring August 28
    GVBC
    Staring August 28
    GVBC
    Staring August 28
    GVBC
    Join the GVBC Family as we read through the New Testament in one year!
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