At JVC we want to help people find hope and purpose.

The church is God’s vehicle to bring His answer to a dying world.  We want to build the Church Jesus died for, together with those committed to build His Kingdom.


Gwen & Lewis Smyth – Pastors


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Based in Carrickfergus, only minutes from Belfast City, we are a lively, Jesus loving people that seek to see others ignited by the power of Jesus. 

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Latest News & Events From JVC

Carrickfergus Food Bank

“The foodbank was there when we really needed it, it was an absolute lifeline.”

No one should have to face going hungry. That’s why we provide three days’ nutritionally balanced college research paper for sale emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis. We are part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by The Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK.

We Love Jesus

As a group of people, we are committed to making Jesus famous and creating a welcoming, safe environment where people can ask questions and discover Jesus for themselves.


Beauty By Design - Women's Conference

Beauty By Design

Our yearly Women’s Conference is hosted by JVC Church and is open to every woman to come and be a part of.

This is a two day event for women to come together to grow and learn more about Jesus and their personal walk. We want to see women of N.Ireland thrive, to be of influence and to be successful in the community they are planted in.

Our Vision

We want to create an environment where women encourage one another in the purpose of impacting their community and changing the lives of those around them.  Our aim is for every woman to know she is called to make a difference, to know she is of great value and is fearfully and wonderfully made. 

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