Charles Vance Ministries/ Empowered Church

Charles Vance Ministries/ Empowered Church

Who We Are

Where Faith Becomes Reality!

EMPOWERED CHURCH is a diverse, loving family of believers hungry for the eternal truths of God's Word. No matter what you've done or where you've been, you are welcome here at EMPOWERED CHURCH. Our goal is to lead people to victory in EVERY area of their lives- spirit, soul, and body- with the Word of God!We meet 3 times weekly at our church campus for Sunday morning worship at 10 a.m., evening service at 6 p.m., and our midweek meeting on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Each time we come together, we experience powerful praise and worship, anointed teaching and preaching, and exciting classes for preschoolers, kids, and teens (twice weekly)! There is a place for YOU at Empowered Church.

Our Services

Service Times

  • 10:00am - Service
  • 06:00pm - Service
  • 07:00pm - Service

What to Expect

What are services like?
You can expect to be at Empowered for approximately 1 1/2 hours to 1 hour and 45 minutes. We open up with anointed & prophetic praise & worship, giving time, and follow up with about 1 hour of powerful, word of faith teaching. We offer prayer for the sick in every meeting.

What is the community like?
Lots and lots of churches in the region, varied styles, varied age groups, etc.

What if I'm not a Christian?
We'd love to show you Jesus the best we can! God loves you and has AWESOME plans for your life.


Charles Vance

Charles Vance

Dr. Charles Vance is the Senior Pastor of EMPOWERED CHURCH, a ministry celebrating its 49th anniversary! EMPOWERED CHURCH is housed in its 40,000 square feet, debt free ministry headquarters in Barboursville, WV. After years of ministry administration, teaching, and preaching, Charles became the full-time pastor of EMPOWERED CHURCH in 1994. In the same year, God did a miraculous healing in his body- he was healed of lymphoma. Since that time, God has healed hundreds through the ministry of EMPOWERED CHURCH. Other interesting facts... *He's the host and executive producer of the EMPOWERED Television Broadcast, airing on Direct TV and on the DISH Network via Christian Television Network and Golden Eagle Broadcasting, and around the world by internet each weekday. *He has been a guest speaker for Bishop T.D. Jakes, Dr. Mike Murdock, Bishop Don Meares, and Dr. T.L. Lowry and a guest on Marcus and Joni Lamb's Celebration on Daystar and Sid Roth's "It's Supernatural." *He's a teacher and conference speaker whose bold and practical style of teaching and preaching is setting people free from the crippling effects of religious tradition. *He is a successful businessman and investor, as well as an author of four books: Retaining What You Receive, Beyond Faith...Believing, The Supernatural Greenhouse, and his autobiography, How I Beat the Odds.


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