The main thing, is to keep the main thing, the main thing. And that's Jesus.
Matthew 11:28-30 ESV
Est. May 2015
2012 - 2014
God brought Pastor Cody from Colorado, Pastor Adam from Arizona, and strategically placed Pastor Johann in Paducah. Over the course of 2 years God began to stir in these men’s hearts the need to reach men who either (1) didn’t feel like they fit in at a traditional Church and (2) those who had been hurt by the Church.
2014 - 2015
Four families began praying together and in asked the question: “What would the ‘Church’ look like if you could do whatever you thought God was asking you to do with it?”, which was the question that really created a sense of urgency. After a lot of prayer, some bold dreaming and many late night strategic parking lot conversations the team decided to take this leap of faith and “restoration Paducah” was born; with a mission to restore Jesus in the HOME, as the CHURCH, and with the CITY.
2015 - 2016
People in the community began to find out about this idea and asked if there would be a service. The team wasn’t sure how they were going to launch the Church but decided to have a service that week. A location was found, equipment was borrowed and there ended up being around 30 people show up at Easter Seals the very first Sunday as the vision was cast. After a few months of holding services at Easter Seals, the Church had raised enough funds to lease a building on Park Avenue and they renovated a former gym & former bar into a Church. We additionally added a 2nd building on the same campus as well. People started to meet Jesus and be freed from their sin.
2017 - 2020
After out growing the 2 spaces at Park Avenue rest Church moved to Broadway Street. Once we outgrew our sanctuary space on Broadway Street we moved to multiple worship experiences on Sunday morning.
2021 - Current
We renovated an old Church building and are using this new ministry tool located at 1200 Jefferson Street! Currently we offer 1 worship experience @10:30a CST.
rest Church has seen people come to know Christ, marriages healed, strongholds broken, and local/global missions established since its beginning. God knew what he was doing calling this place, “restoration”, especially since the track record has been growth on the tail-end of renovation. rest Church is blessed by God and truly believes that this is just the beginning. God’s best rest is still yet to come for these people and this Church. #therestisyettocome