On November 24, 2008, Pastor Gaines started the ReGeneration House of Praise Church in the basement of her home in the suburbs.
In June of 2010, after the drive-by murders of four young people on the corner of South Capitol Street SE, the Lord called her to a nearby field at First and Chesapeake Streets where the community youth had created a makeshift memorial. Starting in the field with her then 11 year old son, Kwesi, and some tables, chairs and a pop up tent, the community then dubbed her the Pastor of “The Church in the Field.”
Although we reach out to the least, the last, the lost and the “NO LONGER” left out, with the help of the Lord, we have been able to bring hundreds into the Kingdom and to secure housing, employment, jobs and national food handling certifications for many who have continued the journey of discipleship in Christ Jesus. We continue our mission by serving our community and its children, youth and families through Project EDEN™.
Visit our website thechurchinthefield.org for more information about ReGeneration House of Praise Church.