The Baptist Church at Andover began with 31 people who met in homes every Sunday evening where they would gather for prayer and Bible Study.
The first worship service was held at Shoney's Inn, followed by the Lexington Ice Center for 2 years.
On July 18, 1993, The Baptist Church at Andover was constituted, with 92 charter members, and the church officially called its first Pastor, Mike Osborne. The Church went from the ice center to one more site on Palumbo drive.
September 6, 1996, The Baptist Church at Andover held its first worship service in its current facility off Todds Road.
God led BCA into a partnership with Porter Memorial Baptist Church. Pastor Bill Henard, who was pastor at Porter Memorial, would commute to BCA following the services at Porter Memorial, and preach at BCA.
Adam Greenway was called to be Andover’s second Pastor. A little over 4 years later Pastor Adam would resign to take a leadership position at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
David Stokes was called to be Andover’s Third Pastor. In 2013 Pastor Stokes would resign to become the Association Director for Central Kentucky Baptists.
The church began the "Christmas at Andover" project. The city of Bethlehem was reenacted, including live animals, train rides, Christmas lights, and the gospel message was given each night. Christmas at Andover occurred through 2013.
A Preschool and youth facility were added to the building.
Eddie Schwarberg was called to be the fourth pastor (current) of The Baptist Church at Andover. Pastor Eddie was a Pastor in Knoxville, TN prior to arriving at Andover.
Due to the Corona Virus, the church missed a total of 8-weeks of gathering together, but returned together in a spirit of joy and enthusiasm.
Members of the Church began auditorium renovations, including a new stage and format.
The church continues to be added to monthly with new members, experiencing both spiritual and numerical growth. Additionally, the church has been making renovations around the facility, including the auditorium. We are excited about the future.