We Are ARC

We are a cooperative of independent churches from different denominations, networks, and backgrounds who strategically resource church planters and pastors to help them reach people with the message of Jesus.

We do this by providing relationships, resources, and opportunities to leaders of new and existing churches so that they can thrive.

Lead Team

GREG & DEBBIE SURRATT

Presidents

DINO & DELYNN RIZZO

Executive Directors

RANDY & AMY BEZET

Bayside Community Church

RICK & MICHELLE BEZET

New Life Church

NICK & CHRISTINE CAINE

Equip & Empower Ministries

JOE & LORI CHAMPION

Celebration Church

HERBERT & TIFFANY COOPER

People's Church

MARC & SUSAN ESTES

Mannahouse

MATT & MARTHA FRY

C3 Church

PETER & CAROLYN HAAS

Substance Church

CHRIS & TAMMY HODGES

Church of the Highlands

SCOTT & MERRIANN HORNSBY

Fellowship Church

MATT & SARAH KELLER

Next Level Church

ROB & BECCA KETTERLING

River Valley Church

OBED & LISSETTE MARTINEZ

Destiny Church

MILES & DEBBIE MCPHERSON

The Rock Church

TODD & JULIE MULLINS

Christ Fellowship

SHAUN & DIANNA NEPSTAD

Fellowship Church

DALE & TERRY O'SHIELDS

Church of the Redeemer

DAVE & DONNA PATTERSON

The Father's House

BENNY & WENDY PEREZ

The Church LV

JOHN & LESLIE SIEBELING

The Life Church

CASEY & WENDY TREAT

Christian Faith

PHILIP & HOLLY WAGNER

Oasis Church

Our Vision / Why do we exist?

We exist to see a thriving church in every community, reaching people with the message of Jesus.

Our Mission / What do we do?

We help new and existing churches thrive by providing leaders with relationship, resource, and opportunity.

Our Family Values

Each member of the ARC Family brings a unique set of experiences, strengths, and resources to create this family. Together, we have a set of shared values. Values that we are known for, that we stand for, and that drive our mission.

Our Statement of Faith

With Jesus as our foundation, we…

Love

We love because He first loved us.

Serve

We strive to meet the needs of the community.

Give

We are generous with our resources.

Unite

We gather to advance the kingdom.

Honor

We value the past and celebrate the future.

Believe

We have confidence in the calling.

Dream

We have a vision for what’s to come.

Our Story

In 2000, Greg Surratt, Founding Pastor of Seacoast Church in Charleston, South Carolina believed every community deserved a life-giving church and that God was asking him to be a part of planting 2,000 churches worldwide. But he didn’t know how to make that happen.

Greg met Billy Hornsby. Billy was fascinated by Greg’s “life-giving” weekend services that were attracting large numbers of unchurched people. Billy saw this as a model that should be emulated, and with it, he felt he could put “feet” to Greg’s vision of planting 2,000 churches.

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