We are an inner-city church plant located in downtown Lubbock, TX. We were birthed in a soup kitchen in 1997. Recognizing the need for more than simply food or other benevolent resources, Carpenter's Church has been about developing an indigenous community where God can do His thing. We believe relationships with God and each other are the most powerful source of transformation for the poor and homeless, and for all of us.
We are a home for the homeless, a family for the abandoned and a place for those seeking an authentic journey with God and others. Today we are a family whose members come from both poverty and privilege – all coming together to find God and the community He creates.
Our co-mission is to be a church among the marginalized in Lubbock. To create a place where people from all walks of life can intersect with God and each other. And together, experience restoration...
We are a sent people. We have been sent across the street and into our own backyard to the social margins of Lubbock. Today we are overseen by a Board of Directors and are served by a staff of missionaries.