Ginghamsburg gains national recognition as an innovator in small group ministry.
New Creation Counseling Center is birthed out of Ginghamsburg, providing access to quality Christian counseling, regardless of ability to pay.
Ginghamsburg launches its Dreambuilders-Clubhouse non-profit, training up more than 7500 teens since to mentor kids with limited opportunities.
Ginghamsburg’s website goes live, one of the first church websites in the world. Videos of weekend worship messages are added to the site weekly starting in 1997 – another first for churches.
Ginghamsburg becomes an early innovator in the “media reformation movement,” creating multisensory, multimedia-based worship experiences.
Ginghamsburg’s material assistance and life development ministries become New Path Inc., a non-profit meeting the needs of 50,000 neighbors each year.
With the rallying cry that “Christmas is not your birthday,” Ginghamsburg launches its first miracle offering raising $317,000. Seventeen years later the miracle offering has invested nearly $11 million in local-to-global God projects.
Ginghamsburg, as a leading practitioner within the missional church movement, hosted its first of ten Change the World conferences, challenging church leaders from across the U.S. to transform their communities one life at a time.
Ginghamsburg merges with Fort McKinley United Methodist Church to create a diverse faith community on the corner of Salem and Siebenthaler Avenues in Dayton.
Rachel Billups, previously the Tipp City Campus Pastor, is named senior pastor of Ginghamsburg Church, one of the first female pastors to lead a multicampus, megachurch movement.