On July 14, 1984, a little church with a big vision was born. That first Sunday, forty-four people gathered at Mountainview United Church Chapel, in St. Catharines, ON. This was the beginning of Glenridge Bible Church. A few months later, on January 27, 1985, the church inducted Rev. David Jantzi as Senior Pastor. He has been Glenridge Bible Church’s only pastor for thirty-five years.
Glenridge Bible Church held Sunday services and weekly meetings at Lady Spencer Churchill School on Glenridge Avenue, in St. Catharines, ON for six years. In 1991, the church relocated to 1 Lakeshore Road, in St. Catharines, ON. This was to be home for the next twenty-one years.
From its inception in 1984, the ministry of Glenridge Bible Church has included supporting both local and world-wide missions, Sunday School for all ages, prayer meeting, and AWANA. These programs have been largely stewarded by volunteers. We have been greatly blessed by a great God.
In 2012, the church moved again to its current location at 310 Scott Street, in St. Catharines, ON. This building, a gift from God, was able to also accommodate Calvary Christian School. Glenridge Bible Church and Calvary Christian School entered into a long term agreement to support each other and maintain the building and property we both call home.
After announcing his pending retirement at the end of October, 2019, Glenridge Bible Church began the process of looking for God’s direction in selecting a suitable Pastor to continue after Pastor David Jantzi. After a year-long search, and after much prayer, our congregation welcomed Bobby J Halek to be our new Senior Pastor on October 1, 2019.
We have been wonderfully blessed by the Lord and are forever thankful for His faithfulness in these years.
Chairperson of the Deacon Board, Office Administration, Finance Administration, AWANA Administration
My family and I can fellowship, learn, serve and grow under solid, Godly teaching from God's Word.
I enjoy the welcoming congregation and the genuine worship here at GBC.
Glenridge fills my heart with love.
Glenridge speaks truth through God’s living word, the Bible. This has blessed my family and I beyond measures.
The thing I love about Glenridge is that they teach right from God's Word
I love the family atmosphere here at Glenridge.