To The Lamb Online
Pastor Christopher R.
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It’s no accident that we’re engaging in a virtual meeting today. While you are here, we’d like to express our gratitude and introduce a church that is living by faith and growing by grace. Simply put, our goal is to meet the needs of God’s people while demonstrating principals, patterns and practices that are biblically based.
Truly, we want to meet you where you are. Whether you are broken physically, financially, emotionally or spiritually, we’re here to serve as your catalyst to Christ. For with Christ, there is nothing that we can’t overcome. Healing is possible. Victory is possible. Life, more abundantly, is possible so the Bible tells us in Matthew 19:26, “… with God all things are possible.”
I’m thankful to say, God is a keeper of His word for he has blessed our family abundantly. We are no different from you so just try God at His word. And should you choose this journey, prepare for a rewarding trip that may not be what you expect, rather an absolute out of this world experience!
Wishing you all the best,
What’s the 411 on Lamb of God? We’re glad you asked. On any given Sunday (or weekday), you’ll experience…
- “Come as you are” atmosphere – you might see members in suit and tie apparel, and within the same service, other members wearing jeans and a casual shirt
- Thought-provoking, Bible-based preached word
- Dynamic worship with live, soul-stirring music
- Fun teaching for your kids & teens
- Friendly people who like to share mutual experiences, hang out and chat
- Next steps to help you follow Jesus
- Opportunities to help others
our historical footprint
March 4th, Reverend J. A. Lathan organized St. Mary’s Missionary Baptist Church. Services were held in the home of Reverend and Mrs. Lathan at 2916 North 5th Street. The church grew rapidly and their home could no longer accommodate all of its members.
January 14th, Reverend Lathan and the congregation purchased an edifice and marched from the first location to 2710 North 4th Street. Reverend Lathan served faithfully as spiritual leader for 25 years.
November 8th, Reverend Lawrence E. Presley succeeded the late James (Jimmy) Lathan who was serving as temporary pastor.
December 10th, Pastor Presley and the congregation purchased a new edifice located at 8415 West Bradley Road.
January 6th, The congregation traveled in an 83-car motorcade from North 4th Street to the new Bradley Road location.
October 17th, A ground breaking worship service was held for the new edifice built to accommodate record growth of the congregation.
November 5th, The church liquidated its mortgage and a year later held a “Mortgage Burning” celebration.
January 27th, After much prayer regarding a name change, St. Mary’s Baptist Church became: LAMB OF GOD MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH.
July 31st, Pastor Lawrence E. Presley labored in ministry for 30 years and after prayer and supplication, he officially retired.
August 15th, Reverend Christopher R. Boston was selected as pastor-elect.
September 2nd, Reverend Boston preached his first sermon as pastor-elect.
September 23rd, Reverend Boston was officially installed as Pastor of The Lamb.
August 17th, Lamb of God celebrated the installation of its first elevator lift providing limited-mobility members with full access to their edifice.
November 1st, Launched the Amazing Grace for Abundant Giving (AG2) capital campaign to improve the edifice with an audio/visual upgrade, structural and superficial renovations.
March 4th, Launched 60 Days of Praise in honor of 60 years of service and worship.
April 30th, Diamond Anniversary Gala at the elegant Wisconsin Club with more than 300 members and friends in attendance.
We believe in one God who is creator of all things and exists in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
- JESUS CHRIST
We believe Jesus Christ is the Son of God. We believe in His virgin birth (Matt. 1:23), His sinless life (Heb. 4:15; 7:26), His atoning death on the cross (1 Cor. 15:3), His resurrection from the dead (John 11:25; 1 Cor. 15:4), His exaltation to the right hand of the Father (Heb. 1:3), and that He will return again to reign (Acts 1:11; 1 Tim. 6:13-16).
- HOLY BIBLE
We believe the Holy Bible to be the complete revelation of God’s will for the salvation of men and the divine authority on life-circumstances for all Christians.
- THE CHURCH
We believe the church encompasses true followers of God who are called to worship Him, to disciple believers, and to proclaim the Gospel to the world.
- HOLY ORDINANCES
We abide by One Lord, One Faith and One Baptism. We believe that water baptism by immersion and the Lord’s Supper are commanded by Him and are, therefore, to be observed by the church.
We believe that Christ died on the cross and on the third day, He arose with all power. Thus, all who receive Jesus Christ are born of the Holy Spirit, saved by grace and become children of God who receive everlasting life.