1998 - Mark Johnson goes on Peace Corps mission in Haiti and his life changes forever.


2001 - Angel donation from GlobalCom funds outreach for west Africa division.


2005 - First Baptist Cherryville grows to feeding more than 50,000 children in a single year and raises more than $2.5 million from non-corporate donors.


2011 - Mark Johnson recognized as one of the top humanitarians in the nation. First Baptist Cherryville grows to more than 7,500 volunteers in 17 countries worldwide.

First Baptist Cherryville

ACCOMPLISHING ALL THINGS THROUGH CHRIST CELEBRATING 127 YEARS!

Dr. Vince Hefner

our leadership team

Abby Hawkins
Pastoral Secretary

Our Pastor

recent programs

Our literacy outreach program in Houston recently got the attention of national media. Learn more about this page-turner.

Wendy Gunter
Financial Church Secretary 

Foundation History

Working in the Peace Corps was supposed to be a short-term commitment, but it became a life-long journey. I'm so fortunate to be able to impact the lives of others, all while partnering with some of the most passionate and driven philanthropists on the globe.

Jhoan Alfaro
Student and Outreach Pastor

volunteering

More than 7,500 people volunteer for us each year and make the difference in the lives of thousands. Find out how to become our partner.

mission & vision

No need is too small and no voice is too quiet to be heard. We will devote the time and energy necessary to educate, advocate and feed.

Mary Lynn Teague
Interim Music Leader