Florida Baptists welcomed 44 newly planted congregations into the fold during the Florida Baptist State Convention meeting Nov. 14-15 in Clearwater.

The constituted churches, representing 16 associations, were reported for the church year from Sept. 1, 2015 to Aug. 31, 2016. One third of the new congregations were planted in South Florida. They are listed below.

2015-16 Report on New Church Starts

(September 1, 2015 – August 31, 2016)

Brevard

Christ Risen Community Church, Palm Bay

Florida

D3 Church, Tallahassee

Greater Orlando

City Awakening, Oviedo

Comunidade Batista Brasileira De Orlando, Windermere

Dover Shores Hispanic, Orlando

Igreja Batista Atitude, Ocoee

Halifax

First Hispanic Baptist Church Daytona Beach

Harmony

New Hope Baptist Church, Bell

Lake County

Groveland Baptist Church, Groveland

Marion

Iglesia Bautista West Ocala, Ocala

Mosaic Community Church, Ocala

Miami

Church of Glory, Miami

Comunidad Real, Weston

Cornerstone, Miami

Eglise Evangelique Des Pelerins, North Miami

Excel Church, Miami

Igreja Real-Hollywood, Hollywood

Impact Ministries Worship Center, Plantation

Miami Bible Fellowship, Miami

New Hope Miami Baptist Church, Miami Lakes

Reconcile Church Miami, Homestead

Resurreccion Cutler Bay, Cutler Bay

Revolution Church, Miami

The Rock Fellowship Church, Miami Gardens

Vino Nuevo, Hialeah

Waterfall Church, Miami

Nature Coast

Mision Hispana, Masaryktown

Palm Beach

Connect Church West, Royal Palm Beach

Royal Palm

Lo-Debar Community Church, Lehigh Acres

Outpost Church, Inc., Fort Myers

South Florida

City Place Church, Lakeland

Philippine International Christian Fellowship, Winter Haven

United Community Church, Bartow

Willow Oak Baptist Church, Mulberry

Southwest Florida

First Tabernacle Baptist Church, North Port

Suncoast

Transformation 517, Clearwater

Tampa Bay

Bell Shoals Baptist Church South Riverview Campus, Riverview

South Bay Church, Apollo Beach

The Heights Church, Tampa

The Word Fellowship Church, Tampa

Wellspring Community Church, Ruskin

Treasure Coast

La Place De La Grace, Port St Lucie

New Hope Baptist Church, Vero Beach

The Genesis Church, Vero Beach