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A Message From Pastor Jon And Tita

 What began as prayer walks around Topsail High School in 2014 has become a move of God. Renovation Church was birthed out of a prayer asking “what if there were a church that was FOR the gospel?” And “What would it look like for that church to be known for what it was FOR?” It was for being a place that was FOR the family, FOR the community, FOR the brokenhearted, FOR the lost, FOR the needy? FOR equipping and empowering Believers, FOR people to take the next step in their faith Journey?

As a result of those many prayers in January 2015, a group of 75 came together with the dream to make those prayers a reality. It was the most significant step of Faith we’d ever taken together as we trusted God for the journey ahead. Renovation Church launched on April 2nd, 2015 and we have not looked back since that moment. We have seen God make possible what seemed impossible! We have seen lives saved, marriages healed, and a community reached and loved. We have seen God renovate the hearts and lives of people, each with a story pointing to God’s glory and even still, with stories continuing to form and be shared daily of his work!

The Journey of Renovation Church has been a consistent theme of saying “yes” to God’s mission and vision of reaching a community with the hope of Jesus. It was a “yes” 8 years ago for a small group of people and we look around and marvel at what God has done. I believe the time is now for hundreds of us to come together in unity saying “yes” and taking the next leap of faith to reach our community. To BUILD THE HOUSE for future Generations who will know that God is FOR them and then Place their faith in Jesus. The time is now to Build The House for the ONE. It’s a “yes” from Tita and me, and I pray it’s a “yes” for you too! 

Jonathan & Tita Cockrell – Lead Pastor & Wife

The Time Is Now To BUILD THE HOUSE For The ONE

“In the same way, there is more in heaven over one lost sinner who repents and returns

to God then over ninety-nine others who are righteous and haven’t strayed away!” – Luke 15: 7 NLT

Build the House Giving Goal: $5 Million

Why Should We Build For Our Community

We’re not just building a place to call home. We’re building a home where we can invite our community to it’s front lawn so that we can build relational bridges with people far from God. We’re building a home that gives us 24/7 access to love and serve our community by creating unlimited repeated opportunities for people to see, hear, and respond to the hope of Jesus!

We’re on a mission to reach every man, woman and child; our building will be ministry tools to reach people! A place where lives are changed our community is blessed, and the church is reimagined.

To Reach Every Man, Woman And Child

“The greatest gift we bring to our community is the hope of Jesus!” – Pastor Jon 

  • 830 seat worship space enables us to reach & impact more people
  • Expansive lobby and gathering spaces make room for community to happen like never before
  • 15,000 square foot of kid’s ministry space to disciple the next generation 
  • Large one-acre front lawn for family moments & memories

To See The Church Being The Church

To reach people no one else is reaching we must be willing to do what no one else is doing.

“Then Jesus said to Simon, Don’t Be Afraid from now on you will fish for people.”
– Luke 5:10 

What started as a prayer of what could be led to a journey of creating environments that provide belonging and safety for people to ask questions. It’s where the broken-hearted can get help and discover help where the Lost find heaven.

It’s about the past prayers and future prayers. it’s about a new place where we can call home and a kingdom that’s coming. It’s about our church family, and it’s about the neighborhood. It’s about a group of believer’s and those who don’t know JESUS yet. It’s about our church and the churches yet to be planted. It’s about our dreams and dreams yet to be dreamed. It’s about this generation and the future Generations that will look back and say  we will do for others what someone has done for us. it’s about Jesus and it’s all for Jesus! It’s about this generation and the future Generations that will look back and say, “We will do for others what someone has done for us.” It’s about Jesus and it’s all for Jesus.


To Bless Our Community

To bless our community as we Steward every square foot God has entrusted to us, we will leverage this property to point people to Jesus.

“Seek the peace and prosperity of the city.”  
– Jeremiah 29:7

 “Let your good deeds shine out for all to see so that everyone will praise your heavenly Father.”
– Matthew 5:17

  • The kids ministry space provides a  much needed Child Development Center for the community Monday through Friday
  • The marketplace will incubate entrepreneurs, consciously create jobs, and Champion local businesses and nonprofits for the good of the community.
  • The campus will be an economic accelerator for missions in our community and worldwide.
  • Our facility will double as an event center for our area.


What Will It Take to Reach $5 Million Over 3 Years?

Generosity Guide
It was in 2015 when we launched and it still is today as the vision Remains the same, focused on reaching our community with the hope of Jesus. Our collective generosity is our way of saying yes to reaching THE ONE. This can only happen with all of us giving together. The following generosity guide shows one way we believe God can fund the vision through his people. As you look at this guide, we want to encourage you to find the level you currently give per year and then prayerfully consider expanding your giving to a new level for the next 3 years. We know this is possible with God. so we are trusting him to provide and we are asking you to join us!
2 Questions To Consider
  1. At what level do I believe my family could participate in meeting this goal?

  2. At what level do I think God would have my family    participate through a faith commitment in meeting this goal?

Giving Level Guide
Total Given over 3 Years

1 GIVER OF         $500,000
1 GIVER OF         $250,000
3 GIVERS OF         $150,000
4 GIVERS OF         $100,000
5 GIVERS OF         $75,000
6 GIVERS OF         $50,000
20 TOTAL $2,275,000
10 GIVERS OF         $40,000
10 GIVERS OF         $35,000
15 GIVERS OF         $30,000
35 TOTAL $1,200,000
20 GIVERS OF         $25,000
30 GIVERS OF         $15,000
30 GIVERS OF         $10,000
35 GIVERS OF         $5,000
35 GIVERS OF         $2,500
50 GIVERS OF         $1,000
50 GIVERS OF $500
250 TOTAL $1,587,500

  305 TOTAL $5,062,500


  • Construction of a 40,000 sq. ft. Worship Space & Child Care Space
  • Construction of a 15,00 sq. ft. Co-Work Office & Counselling Space

The Cost And Financial Pathway For The Future

Phase One: $18 Million

Borrow: $8 Million
Sale of Property: 5-6 Million
3 YEAR Capital Campaign: $5 Million

Primary Goal: 100% Participation
Secondary Goal: Raise $5 Million

Other Ways To Give


Use your cryptocurrency to help reach every, man, woman and child

In an effort to support a wide range of diverse giving options for our donors, Renovation Church has began accepting donations in cryptocurrency. Some of our community members have already requested to make donations in cryptocurrency because of the tax benefits that come along with gifts of cryptocurrency. Click below to donate or to learn more. 

Non Cash Gifts (Checks & Cash)

You can always give by check (made payable to Renovation Church) or cash. We have a time of giving during each weekend gathering, or you can mail your gift to:

Renovation Church
P.O. Box 1129
Hampstead, NC, 28443

If you choose to give cash, please consider placing it in an envelope with your name and mailing address so we can properly account for it and ensure you are eligible to deduct it on your taxes.

Stocks & Bonds

Stocks, bonds, and mutual funds are great ways to give without incurring capital gains on appreciated assets. Gifting appreciated assets results in a double tax benefit:

If you’ve held the asset longer than one year (long-term capital gain property), you avoid paying capital gains tax on the appreciated asset;

The gifted amount is an eligible tax deduction and will be listed on your annual church giving statement.

Estate Planning

You may designate Renovation Church, Inc. to receive all or a portion of your estate after your lifetime. This type of giving may be accomplished through:

Will or Trust: You can name Renovation Church, Inc. in your will or trust as a beneficiary, and your estate may receive an income tax deduction for the value of your bequest. Consult with your estate planning attorney and your financial and/or tax advisor to analyze your particular situation and confirm benefits.

Retirement Accounts: You can name Renovation Church, Inc. as a beneficiary of your IRA, 401(k), or other qualified retirement plans. Any amounts remaining in your plan, free of income and estate tax, will transfer to the Renovation Church. Consult with your financial and/or tax advisor to analyze your particular situation and confirm tax benefits.

Life Insurance: You can simply name Renovation Church, Inc. as beneficiary of part or all of your life insurance policy. You can also choose to make Renovation Church the owner of a life insurance policy that is no longer needed. When Renovation Church is made owner, you may receive a tax deduction for the amount of premiums you continue paying each year. If the policy is whole life, you may receive an immediate tax deduction for the cash value amount. Consult with your financial and/or tax advisor to analyze your particular situation and confirm tax benefits.

If you are interested in any of these ways to give, please contact our Executive Pastor, Lenny Moore by clicking the button below.



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