ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Albemarle Baptist Church celebrated its 20th anniversary Sunday August 5.

Hundreds gathered for the morning service. 

For many people in the community, the church offers them love and support. 

After the service, attendees enjoyed food and fellowship on the lawn outside. 

Troy Deeds, a member of the church, said that what he loves most about the church is its continued growth. "Being able to see that we're in the same direction, going in the same direction and continuing to grow, we have 135 missionaries we're continuing to assist." 

The church invites everyone to join their community for worship services.