New to Gateway?

GateWay Church in Visalia is committed to the "Good News" that we can all have a relationship with God through His son Jesus. You will find a church family that is warm and friendly. The whole family can find a place to belong and grow in the Lord! So, what's your next step? Click the button below to learn about our Next Steps like "Come & See" and "Belong at Gateway."
We invite you to join us for our latest sermon series "Transcendent." If you're ready to plan a visit, click the "in-person" or "online" buttons below to let us know how you plan to join us on Sunday.
For more information about GateWay beliefs and values click below.

Service Times

Thursday In-Person

6:45pm | Worship Band

Sunday In-Person + Online

8:30am | Choir & Orchestra
10:30am | Worship Band
*interpreted service

FAQ In-Person

Q1. Where are you located?

A. The church is located in Visalia, California at the corner of Tulare Avenue and Sowell Street. The Address is 1100 S Sowell St, Visalia, CA 93277.

Q2. What time is service?

A. We have three services for in-person worship. On Sunday, we have 8:30am with the choir and orchestra & 10:30am with the worship band. We also have a Thursday night option at 6:45pm for those who would like a week night option. Our service lasts about 45 minutes. We know in this season many are being cautious, so we made it easy for you to choose your experience and let us know if you are coming in-person or online!

Q3. What should I wear?

A. If you would like to dress up you certainly can, however, it isn't necessary. At Gateway, we believe the most important part about Sunday morning is showing up ready to worship God. So, come comfortable and casual or come dressed up; the choice is yours. Simply put, you are welcome to come just as you are.

Q4. Do I have to be a Christian to attend?

A. No! We encourage people who are learning about their faith to attend Gateway. And if you have questions about what it means to be a Christian, we are more than happy to provide you with the resources you need to develop your faith.

Q5. Do you have different worship styles?

A. Yes! We have two worship styles here at GateWay. Our 8:30am service has more traditional style hymns with our Choir & Orchestra and the 10:30am service includes more contemporary music from our Worship Band. Our Thursday night service at 6:45pm is also with the worship band.

Q6. Is there something for my kids?

A. At Gateway, we love kids! We have children's ministry programs for all ages at each of our services. We also have a class called Abide for kids, 3 years to 6th grade, that have special needs. Masks are not required. It is up to the parents if they would like their children to wear a mask to class. Learn more about our children's ministry by clicking here

Q6. Is there something for my youth (jr high & high school) students?

A. Absolutely! Our junior high ministry meets Sunday mornings during our 10:30am service and our high school ministry meets sunday nights from 6-8pm. We do also encourage students to attend the regular service with their families on Thursday nights or Sunday mornings. Learn more about our youth ministry by clicking here

FAQ Online

Q1. What platforms are you streaming to?

A. Each Sunday at 8:30am and 10:30am we stream live to YouTube and on our website.

Q2. What time is the livestream?

A. Our online service goes live every Sunday at 8:30am with the Choir & Orchestra service and 10:30am with the Worship Band.

Q3. Do you have other social media platforms?

A. You can find us on Facebook, YouTube and Instagram under the name Gateway Visalia.

Q4. Do you have different worship styles?

A. We offer two styles of worship at Gateway Church. Our 8:30am service has music by our volunteer-based Choir & Orchestra and the 10:30am service includes music from our Worship Band.

Q5. Do I have to be a Christian to attend?

A. No! We encourage people who are learning about their faith to attend Gateway. And if you have questions about what it means to be a Christian, we are more than happy to provide you with the resources you need to develop your faith.

What people say about Gateway

Gateway Church is absolutely fabulous. For new Christian. Or if you're in town you don't know what bible-believing church to attend gateway Church is the ticket...I was new to gateway I'd never been there and they welcomed me with open arms. Not only are they truly a gateway, but they are a gateway showing you how to get to Heaven ❤️. I highly recommend Gateway Church.... Great place to worship. Love the pastor's Bible studies.

- Danny Coffey 💗😁
I moved to visalia when I was 12. It took my mom and me almost 10 years to finally find a church to call home. 10+ years later, and this church is not only (still) my home, but also now my husband's and children's 💕

- Jeni Saldana
Great place of worship I recommended it for everyone Pastor Ed was amazing and now Pastor Lance has taken his place and is just as amazing!!!!

-Freann "Freda" Gott

Past Message Series

Listen to a sermon by Pastor Ed to get a feel of what service will be like when you attend.

What Are You Waiting For? Plan Your Experience Today!

We would love to see you in-person or online!