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Our History


Horizon Community Church began when two churches partnered together to reach the surrounding community for Christ. Lee Memorial Baptist began in 1984 and Sunrise Community Church began in 2000, both with a heart for the Western Branch of Chesapeake and surrounding cites.  On February 1, 2010, the two churches combined and officially became Horizon Community Church.

Our Vision

To help people establish a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, teaching them to live out the Scriptures, and equipping them to become fully devoted followers of Christ.

Our Mission


To lead people to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ and to:

  1. Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ

  2. Grow in their relationship with God

  3. Grow in Christ likeness in attitude and action

  4. Develop a servant’s heart by using their gifts, talents, abilities, and finances to help build the body of Christ.

  5. Intentionally seek to build relationships with others and to look for opportunities to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with them.

  6. Build Biblical community as seen in Acts 2:42-47.

  7. Make disciples that make disciples.

Our Beliefs

Jesus Christ is the head of this Church, and preeminent in all things. The Bible is the highest doctrinal authority for Horizon Community Church. You may read about our specific Biblical beliefs in our church constitution, and you may find all of the related scripture references here.

Horizon Community Church

2430 Gum Road

Chesapeake, VA   23321

t. 757-488-6339

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