Venue Church

Venue Church in Airdrie, Alberta Canada was founded in 2017. Pastor Corey Kope and his team felt called by God to start a church that would challenge both those who knew Christ and those who are not fully devoted Christ-followers. Venue Church began their Sunday services at a rented school, while planning all the time […]

Good News Church

The journey of Good News Church in Tacoma, Washington began in June of 1997 after a wave of religious refugees from the former Soviet Union (Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Moldova) were granted visas and relocated to the area. During their first 23 years the church gathered in space rented from First Slavic Baptist Church. Over the […]

Experience Church

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Since Experience Church, led by Pastor Quincy Harriman, opened their doors to the community of Calgary, AB on September 23, 2012, they “have done everything possible to create an environment where people can experience the God of the universe for themselves.  When you come to Experience Church you’ll quickly realize that [they] love Jesus and […]

River Community Church

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River Community Church (RCC) in Dell Rapids, SD, launched their ministry in 2006 and rented rooms from the local elementary school. After a few years, they were able to purchase a small building in the downtown area with the help of the Great Plains Association (GPA) of the NAB Conference. The downtown location provided many […]

The Father’s House

The Father’s House Christian Fellowship (TFH) began in 1980 and, over the years, has existed in many locations. These include a house, the basement of a United Church, a hall owned by the Catholic Church, a small Anglican Church, a tattoo parlour, a hotel hall, three store-front bays in a strip mall, a school gymnasium, […]

Victor Community Church

In the summer and fall of 2008, twenty-three people from Victor, NY, left their church home at Pittsford Community Church (another NAB member) and met as a budding plant in their own community. Six months later, they had outgrown their homes and grown big enough to formally incorporate. Two years later, the congregation of Victor […]

Stony Creek Church

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The leadership at Stony Creek Church in Utica, MI, first began praying about a larger facility in 2016, after being in their building since 2002. In the intervening years, the congregation had more than doubled—but the building hadn’t changed. Their main auditorium was consistently full, their walkways and common areas were crowded, and their children’s […]

Salt Creek Baptist Church

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God is at work in all corners of this world. He is working in large and small churches, and He is working in city churches, suburban churches, and rural churches such as Salt Creek Baptist Church. The church has been serving the local community since 1896, and has about 200 believers attending on a regular […]

Central Baptist Church

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In the early 2000s, Central Baptist Church in Edmonton, AB, experienced a season of significant growth that brought them to capacity for Sunday morning services. Churches facing such an increase in their congregation often seek to increase the size of their building. While this response would allow for Central Baptist to continue to gather in […]

Grace Point Church

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Lodi, California For over 65 years Grace Point Church (formerly Temple Baptist Church) has had a rich ministry presence within their community in Lodi, California. What initiated a new desire to grow came when church leaders had a vision ordained by God to buy 28 acres of land for future development and expansion of ministry. […]

Heritage Baptist Church

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Yorkton, Saskatchewan Heritage Baptist Church has a relatively long history. Back in 2010 the church celebrated 100 years of God’s faithfulness here in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. The church was founded by German immigrants and eventually came to be known as Central Baptist Church. In 1989 the church was renamed Heritage Baptist Church when the congregation built […]

theWELLbuffalo

theWELLbuffalo

Buffalo, New York TheWELLbuffalo is a place where God meets seeking people who are far from perfect, practicing real worship, to an absolutely real God. This united church has aimed to produce a movement committed to creating cultures where people are called to have a deeper faith in Jesus Christ, experience hope as they journey […]

McKernan Baptist Church

McKernan Baptist Church

Edmonton, Alberta In 1951 a small group of believers began meeting for worship in the chapel of the Christian Training Institute (CTI), now known as Taylor College and Seminary. By the end of that year, McKernan Baptist Church (MBC) was born. They are located in central Edmonton, Alberta and conveniently located adjacent to the University […]

West Hills Community Church

West Hills Community Church

Salem, Oregon West Hills Community Church is a place you can come to feel welcome among friends. A place to worship, learn, and be in the presence of God. A place to feel at home. Since 1891, they have been reaching people for Christ in the surrounding suburb of Salem, OR. The 125-year journey has […]

First Baptist of Smoky Lake

First Baptist of Smoky Lake

Smoky Lake, Alberta Smoky Lake, Alberta is a small town of 1,200 people. It is a farming community whose residents are mainly of Ukrainian descent. The First Baptist Church Smoky Lake congregation ranges from 60-100 people. But just because the church is small does not mean that the vision for the church is small. The […]

Sierra Pines Camp

Sierra Pines Camp

Sierra Mountains of Northern California Located about 15 miles east of Lake Tahoe in God’s magnificent Sierra Mountains in Northern California, Sierra Pines Camp is changing lives for Christ. The camp is situated on 35 wooded acres of some of the most beautiful landscape you will find. It is nary a wonder why people find […]

La Maison Du Potier (Potter’s House Ministries)

La Maison Du Potier (Potter's House Ministries)

Montreal, Quebec Pastor Edgar A. Valenzuela gave his life to Jesus at a very young age and soon felt God calling him to serve in ministry. In 1987, he left his homeland of Guatemala to follow God’s guiding hand to Montreal, Quebec, Canada. In May of 1998, Pastor Edgar Valenzuela, with his wife, Sandra, by […]

Central Valley Community Church

Central Valley Community Church

Hartford, South Dakota Pastor Chris Gorman and his congregation at Central Valley Community Church in Hartford, South Dakota are facing some very serious temptations! In mid-2007, after spending more than a few years holding services in a high-school auditorium, the church came to Church Investors Fund looking for a loan. They were quickly out-growing the […]

Grace Covenant Church

Grace Covenant Church

Beavercreek, Ohio A couple years ago, Grace Covenant in Beavercreek, Ohio came face to face with a dilemma. They had outgrown their facility and their growth stagnated due to the lack of space. Realizing that it was essential to build in order to make room for the new believers God was sending to Grace Covenant, […]

Heartland Community Church

Heartland Community Church

Medina, Ohio Pastor Terry Holley has led Heartland Community Church (HCC) since its beginnings as a church plant in the Fall of 1997. Heartland, as Pastor Terry explains, is not a “traditional” church. Its focus is on “being a church for people who have given up on church, but not on God.” Currently, they rent […]

Iglesia Bautista Nueva Jerusalen

Iglesia Bautista Nueva Jerusalen

Kitchener, Ontario A continual flow of people coming to Canada from Latin America has been occurring over the past twenty years. Imagine leaving all that you have known, including family, friends and even your own native language in search of a better life. Rev. Felipe Rodriguez and the congregants of Iglesia Bautista Nueva Jerusalen are […]

First Baptist Church of Elk Grove

First Baptist Church of Elk Grove

Elk Grove, California In 1924, First Baptist Church (FBC) of Elk Grove, California began as an extension mission of the First Baptist Church of Lodi. They were originally organized as Zion Baptist Church of Franklin, but later changed their name to First Baptist when they relocated to “Old Elk Grove” in 1948. Then, in 1987, […]

New Life Ministries

New Life Ministries

Winnipeg, Manitoba “How do I reach an inner city community that hosts a broad range of cultural groups, and is one of the lowest income communities in Canada?” This was the question that Harry Lehotsky, of New Life Ministries, has worked to address for the past 23 years. In addition to a church congregation and […]

Grace Family Church

Grace Family Church

Carmichael, California Grace Family Church (GFC) was organized in 2003 and is located in a suburban neighborhood of Carmichael, California. As Dasha, the secretary for GFC, explains, “Most members of our congregation are Russian speaking immigrants from former Soviet Union.  Nevertheless, we strongly believe that neither cultural differences nor language barriers should prevent us from sharing […]

Pittsford Community Church

Pittsford Community Church

Pittsford, New York “Our vision is to honor God and serve the people He brings to us by making loving disciples of Jesus Christ,” is how Pastor Dana Goodnough described the vision of Pittsford Community Church in Pittsford, NY. “Our existing structure was limiting our ability to meet the growing needs. In our first building, […]

South Country Village

South Country Village

Medicine Hat, Alberta Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words. – St. Francis of Assisi South Country Village is a multifaceted Christian retirement community that desires to provide a housing environment that meets the physical and spiritual needs of its residents.   Located in Medicine Hat, Alberta, the complex is directly opposite the […]

SION Romanian Baptist

SION Romanian Baptist

San Antonio, Texas Pastor John Gug, of the SION Romanian Baptist Church plant, felt God calling him to San Antonio, Texas, after pastoring 18 years in Sacramento, California. Leaving behind success in Sacramento, he stepped into the unknown with no financial aid, no salary, no medical insurance and no financial support. John, his family, and […]

The Pointe Church

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Fort Dodge, Iowa The early years in a church’s life are the most crucial. Not only is the church at its most vulnerable, but those that are new believers are also most vulnerable. The Pointe Church is one of these churches. The church was planted in 2002 and had to move between several rented locations […]

Gold Country Baptist Church

Gold Country Baptist Church

Shingle Springs, California Gold Country Baptist Church is located near the foothills of the Sierra Mountains in the rural residential area of Shingle Springs, California. Their heart is focused on being faithful in proclaiming the whole counsel of God and God has blessed that with more people. They had the vision before thinking about building […]

Brentview Baptist Church

Brentview Baptist Church

Calgary, Alberta God has been moving in a special way among us here at Brentview Baptist Church and we feel so blessed to be able to be a part of it. Brentview is located in Calgary, right across from the University at a time when the need for a relevant faith has never been more […]

Russian Baptist Church

Russian Baptist Church

Lino Lakes, Minnesota “We are thankful for God’s many blessings, including the financial assistance provided by CEIF. The flexibility of CEIF has been a source of encouragement in the lean years our fellowship encountered, and has been very supportive in terms of rates and services.” – George Ozerkov, Administrator This is a younger church family […]

Good News Romanian Baptist Church

Good News Romanian Baptist Church

Everett, Washington Good News Romanian Baptist Church in Everett, Washington, joined the North American Baptist Conference in July of 1993. It started as a group of 46 members seeking the Word of God. In 2003, Pastor Cornel was called to lead Good News. Shortly after arriving, Pastor Cornel realized a goal of the church was […]

Lincoln Hills Community Church

Lincoln Hills Community Church

Lincoln, California Lincoln Hills Community Church is situated just north-east of Sacramento, California, in the town of Lincoln. The church is at the entrance of a Sun City retirement community and has a vision to impact their community with the Gospel. Their heartbeat is for reaching out to the senior generation by exposing them to […]

Whipple Creek Church

Whipple Creek Church

Vancouver, Washington Whipple Creek Church is a congregation of about 125 members located in a middle class neighborhood. We share our mile-long road with an elementary school, a middle school, three other churches, and quite a few homes. With being in such a location, we have felt a strong sense of God’s calling to minister […]

Russian Ukrainian Evangelical Church

Russian Ukrainian Evangelical Church

Erie, Pennsylvania Vitaly Volchansky pastors the Russian Ukrainian Evangelical Baptist Church of Erie, Pennsylvania which has been established since 1950. It is located in downtown Erie and hosts a congregation of roughly 160 members. They have a heart to serve the Lord “wholeheartedly”, as Pastor Vitaly explains: “I believe that we are part of Christ’s […]

Leduc Fellowship

Just outside the capital of Alberta lies the oil town of Leduc. About 19 years ago, the Leduc Elks Lodge building, the center for many community events, was placed on the market. Leduc Fellowship, with its passion for serving the community, decided to make this their church home. Local residents initially felt that they had […]

Light To The World

Early in their journey to serve God, Light to the World Church rented worship space in Rancho Cordova, CA. However, it was not long before they sensed God’s call to find a more permanent home. A short time later a building came available, but it was a half hour away in Granite Bay, CA. The […]