Churches plant churches.
This is the way the gospel has spread throughout the history of the church. That is where our story begins as well.
In early 2015 after nearly 8 years on staff at First Baptist Church of Waynesboro, GA (FBCW), God began to stir in Mike Godfrey’s heart a desire to plant a church. After seeking counsel through the leadership of FBCW, going through different assessments with the North American Mission Board and through a friendship with a church planter and city missionary in the DC metro area Mike was put in contact with the pastor of Sterling Park Baptist Church (SPBC), Mike McKinley. SPBC was looking to plant more churches both in the DC Metropolitan area and in different countries. After meeting with the leadership of SPBC, Mike Godfrey came on staff as a church planting resident in the summer of 2015 to prepare to plant a church in 2016.
Redeemer Baptist Church is that plant.
We began gathering as a core team in the summer of 2015 and started gathering as a church in August 2016. We are a church plant supported by networks and churches laboring to display the gospel in the Gainesville-Bristow area of Northern Virginia. We would love for you to come join us!
We are blessed to be supported prayerfully and financially by other churches. We hope you will check out the “our partnerships” to find out more about these networks and other churches the Lord is using in planting Redeemer Baptist Church.