New Church Starts for 2011
22 New Churches and 2 New Affiliations were added to the total number of Southern Baptist Churches in Ohio in the 2011 church year. Following is a list of the new starts by Association:
Buckeye Central Erie started a plant in New Washington and started Triumph Church in Ontario.
Greater Cincinnati started Bridge Church West in Cincinnati, Grace Nepali Church in Cincinnati, Iglesia Casa de Dios in West Chester, Impact Church in Lebanon, New Rock Church in Cincinnati, and Saving Grace Church in Cincinnati.
Greater Cleveland added Gateway Heights Church in Cleveland Heights and Trinity Baptist Church in Solon. Liberty Hill Baptist Church is a newly affiliated church in this Association.
Greater Dayton added a Bhutanese/Nepali Work in Dayton, Life Point Community Church in Miamisburg, and Refuge City Church in Dayton.
Metro Columbus started Berachah Church in Delaware, Emmanuel Nepali Christian Fellowship in Columbus, Filipino Christian Fellowship in Worthington, and Zomi Christian Church in Columbus. Columbus Baptist Temple is a newly affiliated church in this Association.
Muskingum Valley started Charity Chapel in Urichsville and Crossroads Community Church in Zanesville.
Northwest Association started h2o Church in Kent and Life Point in Bowling Green.
Ohio Valley added the Western Hills Hispanic Church.
We praise the Lord again this year for these new churches added to our fellowship. We pray and hope to start even more in 2012! There are untold numbers of lost souls in Ohio and untold numbers of communities that have no Gospel-preaching church. Contact the State Convention of Baptist in Ohio office to find out how you can be involved in starting a new church by planting or sponsoring a new start. Contact Gary Odom at 614-309-9743 or GaryOdom@scbo.org, or Quinton Moss at 614-725-9780 or Qmoss@scbo.org.