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A Christian church on Martha's Vineyard

"Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift!"

(2 Corinthians 9:15)


Reaching UP



Sunday Mornings 10:00-11:30

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.

*CHRISTMAS EVE we will join with the First Baptist Church of Vineyard Haven

and worship with them at 6 PM.

*CHRISTMAS MORNING we will worship at 10 AM at our usual meeting place .


176 Katama Road in Edgartown (American Legion Hall) and on Facebook Live



"Strictly Bible Study" 

Every Thursday at 4 PM at 48 Dodger's Hole Road in Edgartown.

No singing, a little prayer, alot of Bible. Reading through and discussing one of the most overlooked Books in the Bible - Numbers - and watch it come to life in our lives!

"Standing Invitation" 

Every Friday at Noon at the Black Dog Cafe, State Road, Vineyard Haven

Open to anyone who is or desires to be a Christian leader of any kind. Coffee, meaningful talk and coaching with Pastor Greg.



Every Sunday after praise and worship (music)

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Every Saturday morning

8:45 at the Ocean Park Gazebo, Oak Bluffs

Call-in with Prayer Requests

We have people committed to prayer. Call and leave a message at 774-310-3343

or 774-368-8927 (or text).


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 (, ministering in Ukraine, Nigeria, Afghanistan, 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.

We welcome your help in being faithful to financially contribute to these who have set aside their own comforts in order to comfort others with the Gospel.

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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, November 18, 10 AM at the First Baptist Church of Vineyard Haven.

Come and help.

(If you need food contact Alicia at

"Our people must learn to devote themselves

to doing what is good, in order to provide for urgent needs

and not live unproductive lives."

Titus 3:14

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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).

This is your Service Description. Use this space to explain this service in more detail.

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We gather every month for food, fellowship, talk about life and God,

and pray for one another,

Next is Saturday, December 3, 6 PM, 48 Dodger's Hole Road in Edgartown..

Authentic, informal, and honest.


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 was our Associate Pastor until June of 2022.

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 (

You may also email the pastor directly at

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

AN UNUSUAL NOTE: We are looking for a new meetingplace and worship facility.

If you can help, please contact us. 

We also welcome your prayers in this regard.

Thank you!

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"Then the man said, 'Lord, I believe,' and he worshiped Him."

John 9:38

Reaching Out to the Sun

Connect With Beacon of Hope

We are here for you! 

Do you have questions about God?

Want to learn more about Faith? 

Learn how to join our community?

In need of prayer? 

Want to talk with a pastor?

Use this form or connect with us on facebook at


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