Joseph Guynes

The Redeemer's Place, Florida
Lead Church Planter
Plantation Florida
The Redeemer's Place
January 8
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About My Family

Cathy and I have been married 41 years. We have four grown, married children who have blessed us with seven grandchildren whom we cherish and are intimately involved with each week.

Cathy originally hails from New Jersey and has a degree in Spanish with certifications in interpretation and translation. She leads our women’s ministry and simultaneous translation ministry. I originally hail from Dallas, Texas, but moved to New Jersey as a teenager where Cathy and I met , started dating and eventually married after I completed my undergrad degree at Villanova University.

I went into ministry as an executive pastor, serving in this role at two local churches after completing a 30-year career with Johnson & Johnson and receiving an MBA degree from Xavier University and a Master of Divinity degree from Knox Theological Seminary.

About My Church Plant

We began The Redeemer’s Place on the first weekend of March 2020, one week before all the COVID-19 restrictions hit our state of Florida. Our Sending Church was The Local Church where I had served as executive pastor for more than five and one-half years.

We held our inaugural service in-person and then had to go to live-streaming our weekly services beginning the very next week for the next six months until the restrictions were lifted in October 2020. We resumed live worship at that time on Saturday nights by renting space in a local church.

We are a church of approximately 60–70 people and have doubled in size over the past year despite all the challenges. Our mission/vision statement is: “We exist to joyfully and passionately glorify God by proclaiming the supremacy of Jesus Christ and by edifying His people.”

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