A Christian church on Martha's Vineyard

"[The] veil can only be removed by believing in Christ...whenever someone turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away."
(2 Corinthians 3:14, 16)


Reaching UP



We are happy to meet together every Sunday at 10 AM (usually out by 11:30) to see each other, worship God, and learn how to live better as Christians.

Our current theme is Footprints for Christian Living from the Book of Acts.


176 Katama Road in Edgartown and on Facebook Live

*SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28 is our annual Thanksgiving Service (and the 1st Sunday of Advent). Come ready to publicly give thanks for what God has done in your life!



1. Grab a Bible and start to read it everyday, starting with Genesis.

2. Focus on what you understand, and don't get hung-up on what you don't understand.

3. Immediately after reading, think, "How would I summarize what I just read?" and "What might God be trying to tell me?"



Every Sunday we now have Kid's Church for little ones,

dismissed right after music (Praise & Worship).



Every Saturday morning we pray together at 8:45 

at the bandstand in beautiful Ocean Park, Oak Bluffs.


Reaching OUT



“Our missionaries carry our hearts

where we cannot go”

(Melinda DeFeo)

Beacon of Hope helps support 4 such missionaries:

1. Pastor Bill Devlin (livereckless.info), ministering in Nigeria, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, and more (pictured above with children in Kurdistan).

2. Pastor Hanna Massad, ministering in Gaza and Jordan.

3. An unnamed person who ministers in an unnamed nation due to antagonism towards Christianity.

4. Seth Irby of CRU, training worship leaders across the USA.

*We receive a special Missions Offering on the second Sunday

of every month.


Serving Hands Food Distribution

We encourage people to help this local organization affiliated with Martha's Vineyard Community Services which helps local people in need.

Next distribution date is Friday, December 17, 2021, 10 AM 

at the First Baptist Church of Vineyard Haven.

Come and help.

(If you need food contact Alicia at anicholson@mvcommunityservices.org)

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Operation Christmas Child

Part of Samaritan's Purse, this annual ministry easily and joyfully gathers and puts toys, necessities, and the gospel into the hands of needy children around the world. 

(That's Melissa V and Melinda D pictured).



(Martha's Vineyard Men of God)

We meet monthly for food, fun, fellowship, faith,

and finding a way to help.

Saturday, December 18th, 6 PM, Caroling at the bottom of Circuit Ave in OB, followed by appetizers and beverages at Lookout Tavern

and a brief Bible Study about angels.

If you don’t want to sing you are most welcome at the Lookout

for the Bible Study and social.


About Beacon of Hope

 Beacon of Hope is a non-denominational Christian church on Martha's Vineyard. 

It was started in 2014 by a group of believers in Jesus Christ who were called to start

a new fellowship for Islanders and visitors alike.

After setting an excellent foundation,  Rev. Don Bradley retired as the lead pastor. 

Rev. Greg Bar returned to the Island in January of 2020 to pastor the church

(having ministered on M.V. previously from 1986 through 2004),

and Rev. John McCormick is our Associate Pastor. 

As a body of believers we are committed to following Jesus every day with integrity, loving our neighbors, caring for those in need, studying His word, worshipping and praying together, and growing in His grace and wisdom. Our Book is the Bible, our Lord is Jesus Christ, our spiritual family is everyone who is a Christian, and our neighbors are the world.

We recognize that we have not yet "arrived", but are on a journey

as disciples (students) of Jesus Christ,

and we invite you to join us.

We invite you to visit any one of our meetings, check us out on Facebook and contact us there, or by phone (774-310-3343) or email (beaconofhopechurchmv@gmail.com).

You may also email the pastor directly at beaconofhopepastormv@gmail.com.

Our meetings are also on YouTube (hopemv) and MVTV Sundays mornings at 11 (and mvtv.org).


"So, my dear brothers and sisters, be strong and immovable.

Always work enthusiastically

for the Lord,

for you know

that nothing you do for the Lord

is ever useless. "

I Corinthians 15:58

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Learn how to join our community?

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