About

CVCR’s station officially aired on February 1st, 2004

Broadcast Range

CVCR, Valley Christian Radio, 101.1FM serves the Annapolis Valley, with a signal that currently reaches from about Coldbrook to Middleton.

CVCR operates from the Aylesford Baptist Church, Aylesford, Nova Scotia, Canada and pushes a 50 watt signal from a tall antenna affixed to the church.

Plans are in the works to increase the broadcast range, with a goal of stretching from Windsor-Bridgetown, thus making CVCR truly the “Valley’s”, Good News Station. A power increase is costly, so moving ahead is contingent primarily on raising funds.

If you are willing to donate for this cause, feel free to contact Pastor, Patrick Gilbert (902-847-1334) or you may donate securely using our online donation feature. Please see more information here:  Donate

Easy Online Listening

We offer an online listening feature, available anywhere in the world! We recommend ‘Tune In Radio App” and it is free! You will find more information on our Listen page.

Music

One of CVCR’s signatures is the inclusion of both Southern Gospel music and Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) in regular weekday programming.

At 3:00 pm on weekdays the switch from Southern Gospel Music to Contemporary Christian Music occurs. It switches back to Southern Gospel at 3:00 am. Therefore, on weekdays CVCR offers 12 hours of programming in the Southern Gospel music block and 12 hours of programming in the CCM block. We hope that everybody will find a little something on CVCR that they enjoy.

Teaching

Valley Christian Radio also offers the very best in Christian teaching, through programs that are produced on site as well as shows syndicated from some of the most widely recognized Christian preachers and teachers.

Purpose

The expressed purpose of CVCR is to aid the Aylesford Baptist Church in its mission to broadcast the uncompromising message of Jesus Christ as Saviour and Lord.

CVCR Team Info

CVCR is owned by the Aylesford Baptist Church and is operated entirely by volunteers.

Our new station manager is Reg Chauvin. Heather Doucet is our Assistant Manager.

Ken “Sonny” Fredericks oversees the Technical operations.

Joe Chiasson is our Technician.

Rose Naomi O’Brey wears the Office Administration hat.

And of course we have a tremendously talented and dedicated ‘host’ of program hosts who also regularly volunteer their time to produce the wide range of CVCR’s original programming. In no particular order, here are their names: Marie Harvey, John Andrews, Fred Baltzer, Heather Doucet, & Reg Chauvin

These are the voices you hear weekly on-air; the ones who are called to minister over the airwaves as they oversee and orchestrate a radio show or feature for you!

CVCR Official Guidelines

1. All those involved in its function, such as Program Director and Committee Members must be born-again, baptized by immersion and living the Christian life. Mark 16:16, James 2:17&18, 1 John 5:1-5.

2. All those who are welcome to Minister on this station must be born-again and living the Christian life.

Exceptions are:

a. Those who are leaders in Government or Community, whom we would honour according to Romans 13:1-7, & 1 Timothy 2:1-3.

b. Those we would choose to interview for the sake of humanitarian efforts, example being someone who has lost their home through fire and requires community assistance. Luke 10:25-37.

3. Every reasonable effort will be made to insure that all music played on this station will be by Christian (born-again) artists who are living the Christian life and are holding to a good testimony before the world. 1 Timothy 6:11 & 12, Galatians 5:16-26.

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