Valley Bible Church

Not a building but people... imperfect people seeking to glorify God. Hercules, CA
Valley Bible Church
Valley Bible Church

Plan Your Visit

1477 Willow Ave
Hercules, CA 94547-3807

(510) 799-3171


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Who We Are

Valley Bible Church is a Bible believing non-denominational community church. Valley is not a building; it is people... imperfect people seeking to glorify God. We view ourselves much like a hospital helping and ministering to the sick. With 40 years of successful ministry, Valley is a place where answers to difficult questions can be found and a place where people can discover family and acceptance.
Our Mission: To know Jesus personally and to share His love passionately.

About Us

Casual, Spirit-filled, Friendly, Multigenerational, Hand-clapping, Lots of kids

Children's Ministry, Adult Education, Young Adults, Youth Group, Choir, Missions, Nursery, Daycare, School, Seniors Ministry, Community Service

Praise and Worship, Gospel Choir, Contemporary, Passionate Reverent





Our Services

What are services like?
90 minutes; Praise & worship; Prayers; Christ-honoring, solid bible preaching; Fellowship

What is the community like?
Multi-racial, multi-generational

What if I'm not a Christian?
All are welcome; we want to introduce you to Christ.


Dr. Phillip A. Howard

Dr. Phillip A. Howard

Dr. and Mrs. Howard came to the Hercules area in 1971 and began Valley Bible Church. Pastor Phil and Caroline, who is the Children’s Minister, have been married for 40+ years. They have three adult married daughters, Deborah, Rebecca, and Elizabeth, and ten grandchildren. Pastor Howard has been a student of the Word since age 14, when he placed his faith in Christ Jesus. His Bachelor of Science was earned from Western Baptist College. He completed the core for the Masters of Divinity at San Francisco Conservative Baptist Theological Seminary. His Master’s degree was completed at Denver Baptist College and Seminary, and his doctorate was earned at Dallas Theological Seminary. His love for people comes through in his presentation of the Word as a practical guide for every day living. He has become known for his challenging, Bible-centered preaching and teaching. God has used His Word to transform a congregation as well as the life of His servants who handle His Word.

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