Church Updates

2023 Year End Impact Report

Gainesville church vision

  • Our Vision - To empower people to experience a bold relationship with Jesus Christ
  • How are we getting there? - Demonstrating Generosity, Impacting our Community, Building Genuine Relationships, Worshipping God with our Lives

2023 impact report

Worship God With Our Lives

  • Attendance continues to increase.  We have a 27% increase in worshippers over last year.
  • 34 New Professions of Faith (compared to 27 in 2022)
  • 27 Baptisms (compared to 9 in 2022)
  • 46 New Members (compared to 21 in 2022)
  • 7 New Youth Confirmands

build genuine relationships

  • 11 adult small groups
  • 6 service groups
  • Over 200 members involved in groups
  • 58 regular volunteers
  • 100 kids in Sunday School
  • 75 House Church Members
  • 5 House Churches
  • 45 Students in our Youth Group

impact our community & neighborhood

  • Over 50 volunteers served at our Care 4 Community Service Days at 4 community partner locations (including: Haymarket Food Pantry, Community Touch, Operation Christmas Child, and Boxes of Basics)
  • 150 Backpacks were filled for Haymarket Food Pantry
  • 16 Youth went to West Virginia to serve with Jeremiah Project and work on homes for those in need this summer.
  • 540 SERVE meals for the homeless
  • 264 Units of blood donated to Red Cross through our community blood drives
  • 5,500 lbs of food were taken to Haymarket Food Pantry
  • 360 Feeding Friends meals and clothing to those in need
  • $30,000 raised at the Mission Auction this year!
  • $12,000 given to UMCOR for disaster relief across our nation
  • 100 Angel Tree Children
  • 25 Senior Citizen Christmas Baskets
  • $2,200 given to assist with rent & utilities for those in need in Prince William County
  • VBS raised over $2,100  for World Vision Children and 1,200lbs of food for the Haymarket Food Pantry
  • 25 Gainesville Middle School Families supported
  • 104 Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
  • 1,100 People attended Trunk or Treat
  • 150 kids attended Cookies With Santa
  • 150 attended VBS
  • Tutoring Program started again for  Youth for Tomorrow Students
  • 1,200lbs of apples were gleaned for the Haymarket Food Pantry
  • Ethiopia Missions set up 18 new filters = 8.2 Million liters of clean water over the next 30 years!

demonstrate generosity

  • Government subsidies are ending, therefore, we need to step up our giving to cover expenses & ministries
  • If everyone gave at least $300 a month we could reach our goals
  • If you are giving $300 or more, would you pray about increasing your giving

on our campus

facilities updates

  • We purchased a larger baptismal pool to accommodate an increase in full immersion baptisms
  • Needed repairs have been made to our fire supression pump system
  • Updates were made to our pastoral offices to accommodate our staffing changes & transition
  • Interior repairs were made to areas with water damage affected by the roof leaks that have now been stopped