Chaz Hofler

Bridge Church NYC, New York
Church Planter Apprentice
Brooklyn New York
Bridge Church NYC
January 21

About My Family

I'm originally from the Bed Stuy area of Brooklyn, N.Y., and my beautiful wife, Marquita, is from Mobile, Ala. (Right, two different worlds) Coincidentally, we met in Virginia while both helping two separate church plants that were three months apart in age. We've been married for four years and have a creative 3-year-old son named Chaz, a sweet 1-year-old daughter named Macy and TWINS on the way! (I believe we're done having children)

I enjoy creating music, learning the many facets of being a church planter, having friends over at our place and, most of all, just spending time with my wife and children.

About My Church Plant

Consider me a Jonah, who at one point did not want to go to Ninevah (New York). God called me for what I believe has been nine years. He has been very clear in the past four years that I am to bring the gospel to my hometown. The most challenging part about moving was making the initial decision, but once we decided to go, God began to connect every dot we needed to get to New York.

I see myself as a bridge from the church to un-churched people, from those who have resources to those who lack resources, from long-term residents to those who are new to the area. My goal is to bring people together through the gospel and for them to dwell in unity.

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