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For over 15 years JD and Lindsay Cope have been serving the local church together in various forms.

Much of this work was in Kids and Student Ministry. After spending the past three years at their home church in Pennsylvania the Copes felt led to return to the city of Orlando to start a church where they lived previously for eight years. During that earlier time in Orlando they developed a deep love for the people and gained a significant under- standing of the cultural dynamics and needs of the city.

Orlando brings the nations in the form of short vacations, but also in longer term employment opportunities. Large populations of people from Puerto Rico, Brazil, the Middle East, England, and Haiti. The lostness of the area is much greater than the typical southern city and is growing exponentially. It is the ninth most unchurched city in America and the sixth most dechurched city. Orlando is a growing city expected to add more than 1,500 people to the population every week for the next 11 years. This growth has not slowed down even during the pandemic. Orlando is a multicultural/ethnically diverse city that has the potential to impact the nations. With an ever-growing population and a passion to lead in a multicultural and ethnically diverse city, The Copes decided to return to the city beautiful to help impact the nations for Christ in Central Florida.