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

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

                     Ministry

 

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

                     retirement

 

2018          Jacob Heneise called to serve as

                      Music/Youth Director

 

2019          Pastor Coffey retires

                  Pastor Monteith becomes Senior Pastor