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Our Story

Sharpsburg Family Worship Center opened in November of 1999. SFWC's main purpose is to bring Christ's church in our community. "Giving Hope...Changing Lives..." has been our vision from the start and continues to be in everything we do. Our prayer is that you will discover the hope found in Jesus Christ and experience His life-changing power in a personal way. SFWC is a vibrant church that offers a contemporary style of worship and practical preaching that is relevant to today's life issues. There is something for everyone of all ages. Throughout the week we offer Children's Ministries, Velocity Student Ministries, and a variety of Small Groups for adults

Est. 1999

Meet Our Staff


Russ & Jamie Horne

Lead Pastor and Children's Pastor

Pastor Russ and Jamie Horne founded Sharpsburg Family Worship Center in 1999 with a vision to reach our community by Giving Hope and Changing Lives. They desire to serve the people of Sharpsburg and the surrounding communities with the love of Christ. Their dream is that people will discover the hope found in Jesus Christ and experience life-changing power in a personal way. Pastor Russ and Jamie live in Sharpsburg and have six children: Greg, Shelby, Rachel, Danielle, Justin, and Nolan.


Giving Hope. Changing Lives.


To lead people to become passionate followers of Jesus Christ.


You Matter to God.

Every person matters to us because every person matters to God.

You Got What it Takes.

You got what it takes because God has given you what it takes.

God Has More for You.

The future is always bright for a child of God.


LOVE:  We believe that the greatest goal in life is to love God with all our heart, mind, soul and strength and to love others as ourselves.

AUTHENTICITY:  We are an authentic church that loves, values and accepts everyone through the hurts, habits and hang-ups of life.

COMMUNITY:  We are called as a community of believers, to do life together, growing in healthy relationships with one another in Christ.

GENEROSITY:  We embrace a lifestyle that reflects God’s extravagant generosity by giving of our time, talents and resources.

POTENTIAL:  We are a church that believes each person has great potential to fulfill their unique God given purpose.

PROGRESS:  We continually strive to grow, learn, and improve, both individually and as a church, to be more effective for the Kingdom of God.

THE GOSPEL:  We believe that the Gospel of Jesus Christ is the hope of the world, has the power to transform lives, and will remain the centerpiece of our vision and mission as a church.

SPIRIT-FILLED LIVING:  We believe that living a Spirit-filled life is essential for every believer to accomplish the mission of the church.


Assemblies of God Statement of Fundamental Truths

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