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Meet Our Church Planters

More than 70 church planters, church planting multipliers, and church planting apprentices are partnered with SBC of Virginia to spread the Gospel in Virginia and Washington, DC.*

Many of these planters are looking for churches and individuals to partner and pray with them as they carry out the difficult task of planting a church and making disciples.

Through each church planter’s profile below, you can learn how you or your church can partner with them through prayer, financial support, summer mission trips, and much more. Included in most profiles is a downloadable prayer card that can be printed to keep on your fridge, in your prayer journal, or distribute to your church or prayer group.

*Due to security concerns, we are unable to list all of our planters below. Please pray for our planters who are reaching out to people groups hostile to the Gospel.

Featured Planters

Take time to pray specifically for our planters with July birthdays:

Kenji Adachi | 7/2
Felix Sermon | 7/28


Central Virginia Church Planters


Michael Bard
Church Planter

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The Well
Glen Allen

The Well
Glen Allen

Ed Fletcher
Church Planter

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Southern Deaf Fellowship
Richmond

Southern Deaf Fellowship
Richmond

Fernando Mangieri
Church Planting Multiplier

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Iglesia Bautista Conexión
Chesterfield

Iglesia Bautista Conexión
Chesterfield

Joe Reeves
Church Planting Multiplier

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Tabernacle of Praise Ministries International
Richmond

Tabernacle of Praise Ministries International
Richmond

Paco Valencia
Church Planter

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Nueva Esperanza Petersburg
Petersburg

Nueva Esperanza Petersburg
Petersburg


Central-West & Southside Virginia Church Planters


Jeremy Minor
Church Planter

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Bedrock Church Lynchburg
Lynchburg

Bedrock Church Lynchburg
Lynchburg

Carlos Payan
Church Planting Multiplier

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Iglesia de las Americas
Lynchburg

Iglesia de las Americas
Lynchburg

John Wyble
Church Planting Multiplier

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Wayne Hills Deaf Fellowship
Waynesboro

Wayne Hills Deaf Fellowship
Waynesboro


Northern Virginia Church Planters


Kenji Adachi
Church Planter

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All Peoples Community Church
Fairfax

All Peoples Community Church
Fairfax

Jacob Baum
Church Planter

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Loudoun Valley Baptist Church
Loudoun

Loudoun Valley Baptist Church
Loudoun

Zack Bekele
Church Planter

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Gilgal Evangelical Church
Alexandria

Gilgal Evangelical Church
Alexandria

Lord Boadu
Church Planter

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Calvary Life Baptist Chapel
Gaithersburg, MD

Calvary Life Baptist Chapel
Gaithersburg, MD

David Chung
Church Planter

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Grace and Glory Korean Community Church
Annandale

Grace and Glory Korean Community Church
Annandale

Brian Collison
Church Planter

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Pillar Church of Woodlawn
Alexandria

Pillar Church of Woodlawn
Alexandria

Greg Gibson
Church Planter

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Veritas City Church
Arlington

Veritas City Church
Arlington

Jefferson Hernandez
Church Planter Apprentice

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Iglesia Bíblica Bautista Emanuel
Ashburn

Iglesia Bíblica Bautista Emanuel
Ashburn

James Hinton
Church Planter

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Mosaic Bible Church
Winchester

Mosaic Bible Church
Winchester

José Mazariego
Church Planter

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Tabernáculo Bíblico Bautista Woodbridge
Woodbridge

Tabernáculo Bíblico Bautista Woodbridge
Woodbridge

Allan McCullough
Church Planter

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Grace Hill Church
Herndon

Grace Hill Church
Herndon

Jody Miller
Church Planting Multiplier

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Grace Church of Northern Virginia
Falls Church

Grace Church of Northern Virginia
Falls Church

Bobby Oliveri
Church Planter

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Foundation Church Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg

Foundation Church Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg

Jim Reger
Church Planter

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Redeemer Church
King George

Redeemer Church
King George

Joao da Rocha
Church Planter

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Iglesia Bíblica Emanuel
Silver Spring

Iglesia Bíblica Emanuel
Silver Spring

Raúl Santamaría
Church Planting Multiplier

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Iglesia Bíblica Bautista Emanuel
Ashburn

Iglesia Bíblica Bautista Emanuel
Ashburn

Felix Sermon Jr.
Church Planting Multiplier

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Grace International Christian Church
Alexandria / Ashburn-Sterling

Grace International Christian Church
Alexandria / Ashburn-Sterling

Rich Shipe
Church Planter

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Harvest Bible Chapel Ashburn
Ashburn

Harvest Bible Chapel Ashburn
Ashburn

Joshua Wang
Church Planting Multiplier

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Agape Chinese Christian Church
Manassas

Agape Chinese Christian Church
Manassas

T.Jay Williams
Church Planter

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Freedom Community Church
Woodbridge

Freedom Community Church
Woodbridge


Washington, DC Church Planters


Scott Bonner
Church Planter

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Greater Love Church
Deanwood, Washington, DC

Greater Love Church
Deanwood, Washington, DC

Cameron House
Church Planter

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Deaf Church at DC
TBD, Washington, DC

Deaf Church at DC
TBD, Washington, DC

Zack Randles
Church Planter

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Waterfront Church DC
Near the Navy Yard, Washington, DC

Waterfront Church DC
Near the Navy Yard, Washington, DC

Jonathan Spallino
Church Planter

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Mercy Hill Church
Washington, DC

Mercy Hill Church
Washington, DC


Southeast Virginia Church Planters


Jay Albritton
Church Planter

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LifePoint Christian Fellowship
Chesapeake

LifePoint Christian Fellowship
Chesapeake

Miguel Davilla
Church Planter

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Hampton Roads Fellowship
Newport News

Hampton Roads Fellowship
Newport News

Louie Gibbs
Church Planter

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The City Church
Portsmouth

The City Church
Portsmouth

Paul Hardy
Church Planter

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Iron Horse Fellowship
Norfolk

Iron Horse Fellowship
Norfolk

Peter Hess
Church Planter

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Christ Fellowship Church
Williamsburg

Christ Fellowship Church
Williamsburg

Allan Morelos
Church Planter

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TRAIL of Grace Christian Fellowship
Hampton Roads

TRAIL of Grace Christian Fellowship
Hampton Roads

Charles Shannon
Church Planter

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The Mission Church
Norfolk

The Mission Church
Norfolk

James Taylor
Church Planter

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The Village Church of Portsmouth
Portsmouth

The Village Church of Portsmouth
Portsmouth

Rob Vincent
Church Planter

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Discover Church
Chesapeake

Discover Church
Chesapeake


Southwest Virginia Church Planters


Billy Gwinn
Church Planter

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Northwood Fellowship
Saltville

Northwood Fellowship
Saltville

Isaac Martin
Church Planter

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Sojourn Church
Floyd

Sojourn Church
Floyd

Gary Miller
Church Planter

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Locus Church
Middlesboro

Locus Church
Middlesboro


Valley Region of Virginia Church Planters


Russon Bibbs
Church Planter

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Bedrock Church Franklin County
Franklin County

Bedrock Church Franklin County
Franklin County

Reinel Castañeda
Church Planter

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Nuevo Amanecer Collinsville
Collinsville

Nuevo Amanecer Collinsville
Collinsville

Rob Connelly
Church Planter

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Uptown Church
Martinsville

Uptown Church
Martinsville

Chuck Garner
Church Planter

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Refuge Church
Salem

Refuge Church
Salem

Robert Hampshire
Church Planter

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Village Church
Churchville

Village Church
Churchville

Tracy King
Church Planter

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Truth Fellowship Church
Roanoke

Truth Fellowship Church
Roanoke

Corey Smallwood
Church Planter

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New Life Baptist Church
Fort Defiance

New Life Baptist Church
Fort Defiance


Church Planting Pipeline: Church Planter Apprentices


Matt Felton
Church Planter Apprentice

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Trinity Church of Loudoun
Loudoun

Trinity Church of Loudoun
Loundoun

Jared Harker
Church Planter Apprentice

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Journey Christian Fellowship
Quinton

Journey Christian Fellowship
Quinton

Bryan Jones
Church Planter Apprentice

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River Church
Madison Heights

River Church
Madison Heights

 

 

 

 

 

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