Maranatha Baptist Church History

1975           First service with 27 people at the Northampton

                      Ladies  Club


1976          Maranatha Baptist Church Charter Service

1977          First unofficial service in new building

​                   First official (Sunday) meeting in new building


1978          Pastor Coffey called to work as Youth Pastor


1981          Fifth anniversary of the Church

                  Sanctuary dedicated.

                  Bro. Alverson resigned and moved to SC

                  Brother Coffey is the interim pastor

                  Pastor Coffey is selected as the Pastor

                     of Maranatha


1982          Doug Weed came as Youth Director


1984          Doug Weed ordained as Youth/Associate Pastor


1985          Gym construction begins


1988          Office addition construction begins

                  Parking Lot improvement begin


1991          Doug Weed resigned to be a missionary

                  Glenn Stevenson called to serve as Assistant

                     to the Pastor


1996          Glenn Stevenson left to take a pastorate in MD


1998          Garage building constructed


1999          Pastor Ramsey called as Assistant to Pastor


2000          Remodel sanctuary


2002           Build carport


2004          Started Short Pump Church—Pastor Nate Clark


2005          Construct office wing

                   Build sign by highway


2006          Church is debt free

                   Beau Williams called for Music/Children's



2007          Remodel kitchen


2016          Pastor Ramsey left to take a pastorate in SC

                  Pastor Monteith arrived serve as Youth Pastor


2017          Beau Williams resigns from Maranatha staff

                  Pastor Monteith is voted as Co-Pastor

                     and future pastor upon Pastor Coffey’s



2018          Jacob Heneise called to serve as

                      Music/Youth Director


2019          Pastor Coffey retires

                  Pastor Monteith becomes Senior Pastor

Maranatha Baptist Church | 221 Hampton Hwy | Yorktown, VA  23693 | 757-867-8394