"Celebrating the 500th Matching Fund Church" – AG News
The 500th church plant begun with the help of Matching Funds, Overflow City Church in Silver Spring, Maryland, launched on Sept. 9, 2018. Silver Spring, which is part of the greater Washington, D.C., area, is the fourth most diversely populated area in the United States, with nationalities represented from all over the world.
On launch day, Pastors Paul Hanfere, wife Christina, and their team of 60 dynamic and gifted individuals welcomed 346 adults and youth, plus 25 children, to their new church.
“Thank you, AGTrust friends, for making Overflow City Church possible. You are funding life change through your generous giving,” Paul Hanfere states. “We church planters can have the greatest vision, but if we don’t have the provision, it can’t happen.”
The Matching Funds, made possible by AGTrust partners, helped Overflow to secure a place of worship at the Regal Movie Theater, in the heavily populated heart of downtown Silver Spring, located one-half mile from the metro. The funds also helped Overflow start outreach programs and purchase equipment…