Our vision is to enhance our Christian spiritual development through praise, worship, preaching the Gospel, teaching the word and reaching out to those who are in need.
Reverend Dr. Raymond A. Bell, Jr., a native Washingtonian, serves as the Senior Pastor of Mount Hope Baptist Church, Fredericksburg, Virginia. Since 1986, under his spiritual guidance and leadership, church membership has increased from 60 disciples to over 1,000 members.
Strategic planning, focused church growth initiatives, coaching, mentoring and training have been major emphasis areas in Dr. Bell’s ministry. Through his visionary leadership, church and area leaders worked collaboratively to purchase 20-acres of land for future expansion, including plans for a 1500-seat sanctuary, daycare, K-12 school, Family Life Center and office complex.Read More