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Our Mission:

The Mission of WRBC is to develop the unchurched into fully devoted followers of Christ.

 

 

Our Vision:

Our vision is to encourage and equip Christians of WRBC to impact their web of relationships for Christ.  We will provide for the unchurched an environment where the truth of God's Word is presented in excellence and in contemporary, practical, understandable, and safe way.

 

Our History:

In 1987, the Madison Baptist Association realized the need for more churches in the Huntsville area. Huntsville was growing with space related jobs that were coming to the area. As a result, five new churches were started in the Huntsville area. One of those five churches was Winchester Road Baptist Church (WRBC).

The Madison Baptist Association purchased 12 acres of land for WRBC and several nearby churches agreed to assist in the startup of the church. At first, meetings were held in members' homes and garages. The first official church service was held on March 2, 1987, at Jackson Way Baptist Church since there was not yet a meeting place for WRBC.

WRBC started with 24 charter members and in 1988, Pastor Hal Howard was selected to lead this new church in its quest to serve the community for Christ. In 1990, WRBC became formally organized. Once there was land, it wasn't long before there was a church. At first, it was merely a trailer that later became our youth trailer, then a small trailer with a steeple. But it was a beginning and by this time, there were 60 members.

Next came the present sanctuary and East wing that was built completely by volunteers with the help of Carpenters for Christ. Then later the fellowship hall and more rooms were added along with another trailer for office space.

In August 2009, the new foyer along with the West wing was built. The new wing included office space, a recreation center, a youth chapel and Sunday school rooms. It gave the church building a whole new feeling because of the inclusion of a new entrance and steeple.