While leading a church in Massachusetts, Pastor Barry and his wife Christine received a phone call that started it all. Barry’s friend, Bob Surface, called and asked Barry to pray about starting a church back home in Virginia, specifically in Haymarket. The idea was to build a church that would reach people who had given up on church. After praying about it, Barry, Christine, and their four boys said “yes”. On a Sunday morning in July of 2003, 20 people met in a corporate office building and Park Valley Church was born.
From the very beginning, it was obvious God was at work at PVC. By October of 2003, we already needed a larger location to meet. So we moved to J.W. Alvey Elementary School in Haymarket. Seven years later, God was still working and blessed Park Valley with a beautiful new building to call home in the spring of 2010! In September of 2016, we began a new building project with a 1,300 seat auditorium. In November of 2019, we launched a second location in Warrenton, VA. As Park Valley continues to focus on reaching people for Jesus, God continues to bless us.