Garden City Church of the Assemblies of God

Garden City Church of the Assemblies of God

Who We Are

Come to Connect, Stay to Belong

Garden City Church is a relatively new community of faith to the Beverly area. Started on September 14, 2008, GCC has endeavored to reconnect people from Beverly and the North Shore to God through Sunday services, small groups, serving the community and sharing the good news of Jesus Christ. It won't take long to discover we are committed to building a community of believers dedicated to following Jesus. If you don't have a church you call home, then we say, "Welcome!"

Our Services

Service Times

  • 10:30am - Doors open at 10:00 a.m.

What to Expect

What are services like?
Services are 75 - 90 minutes in length. Each service opens with prayer and Scripture. Worship is approximately 20 minutes long punctuated with prayer and Scripture. Sermons run 30 - 40 minutes, always focused on the Bible. Each service is concluded with a time for prayer and reflection.

What is the community like?
We are a multigenerational community coming from several North Shore communities. There are young families, senior adults and teens.

What if I'm not a Christian?
Everyone is welcome! If you are not a Christian, Garden City Church is a great place to explore what it means to be a Christian. We believe that every person is a child of God by creation. It is our desire to reconnect people to their Creator. Questions are welcome. Doubts are considered. Patience is granted. Everyone is on a journey. We appreciate that. We simply want to help everyone and anyone to find their way back to God.


Rich Cortese

Prior to his role as founding pastor of Garden City Church, Pastor Rich (and Nadine) served at Calvary Christian Church in Lynnfield, MA for over 8 years. In his role as senior associate Pastor, Rich was responsible for overseeing evangelism and discipleship as well a ministry to married couples. Rich is a graduate of Trinity Bible College (B.A.) and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (M.Div). He and his wife, Nadine, have been married for more that twenty years. They have three children: Adam, Gordon, and Victoria. When he is not hanging out with his family you can find him enjoying a cup of coffee at Starbucks, Panera or even Dunkin Donuts.


Hannah Elem School 41R Brimbal Ave
Beverly, MA 19150

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