New years are not just times for new resolutions – they are times to remember the previous year. They act as a sort of temporal ebeneezer for Christians when we pause to thank the Lord for his faithfulness. Here are just a few highlights from the Lord’s work through Tennessee Valley Presbytery church plants in 2020.

People Reached

  • 6 new conversions
  • 7 continuing church plants

*These numbers, reported by our church planters, represent their best estimates recognizing that none of us can completely judge someone else’s spiritual condition.*

People reached graph


  • In 2020, God provided $390,000 for our church planting efforts.
  • We are thankful to start 2021 in a strong financial position.
  • $195,000 allocated directly to church plant and renewal efforts
  • $220,000 for recruiting, fundraising efforts, committee costs, full-time executive director, and general oversight

2020 Funding Sources

Funding sources graph

Moving Forward

  • 2021 budget – $415,000
  • Continue supporting and serving the 7 existing church plants
  • Start the next 5 church plants
    • Ringgold, GA
    • Tiftonia, GA
    • Powell, TN
    • Dunlap, TN
    • Athens, TN
  • Hire an executive director