Basic Information

About Ashburn

Basic Information
  • Organized October 14, 1951, with 13 charter members.
  • There have been eight building programs.
  • The church has a constituency of 2,401.
  • The Sunday School enrollment is 1,004.
  • There are seven full-time staff positions and three part-time.
  • There is a volunteer staff of nearly 200.
  • There are seven missionaries supported by the church.
  • Receipts for the last year were $1,130,520.
  • Assets are over 13 million dollars.
  • Attendance at the Sunday Services averages 715.
  • People attend from 75 suburbs and 13 Chicago zip codes.
  • There are 3,208 Bible classes taught each year.
  • The Ashburn Baptist News, has been published monthly since 1953.
  • Ashburn Baptist has founded 38 other Baptist Churches.
  • The church sponsors the Ashburn Baptist Bible Institute.
  • A 860-seat worship center is located on the church’s 35-acre Orland Park site at Wolf Road and 153rd Street.  A full schedule of Bible classes and services is conducted both in Chicago and in Orland Park.
  • Ashburn Baptist has been pastored by Vernon C. Lyons since 1951.