Stories

Below are a few of the churches that Church Investors Fund has been blessed to partner together with.

We invite you to take a few minutes to read a brief story on each of them. To learn more about how you can invest and help build churches, click here.

Stories
January 11, 2018

Grace Point Church

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…
Heritage Baptist Stories
January 11, 2018

Heritage Baptist Church

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…
theWELLbuffalo Stories
January 11, 2018

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…
McKernan Baptist Church Stories
January 11, 2018

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…
West Hills Community Church Stories
January 11, 2018

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…
First Baptist of Smoky Lake Stories
January 11, 2018

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…
Iglesia Bautista Nueva Jerusalen Stories
January 11, 2018

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,…
First Baptist Church of Elk Grove Stories
January 11, 2018

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…
New Life Ministries Stories
January 11, 2018

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…
Grace Family Church Stories
January 11, 2018

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…
Pittsford Community Church Stories
January 11, 2018

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…
South Country Village Stories
January 11, 2018

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…
SION Romanian Baptist Stories
January 11, 2018

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…
The Pointe Church Stories
January 11, 2018

The Pointe Church

Fort Dodge, Iowa The early years in a churches life are the most crucial. Not only is the church at its most vulnerable, but those that are new believers are…
Gold Country Baptist Church Stories
January 11, 2018

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…
Brentview Baptist Church Stories
January 11, 2018

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…
Russian Baptist Church Stories
January 11, 2018

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…
Good News Romanian Baptist Church Stories
January 11, 2018

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…
Lincoln Hills Community Church Stories
January 11, 2018

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…
Whipple Creek Church Stories
January 11, 2018

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,…
Russian Ukrainian Evangelical Church Stories
January 11, 2018

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…
Sierra Pines Camp Stories
January 11, 2018

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…
La Maison Du Potier (Potter's House Ministries) Stories
January 11, 2018

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…
Central Valley Community Church Stories
January 11, 2018

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…
Grace Covenant Church Stories
January 11, 2018

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…
Heartland Community Church Stories
January 11, 2018

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…