The story of Agape Community Fellowship of Marysville actually begins with the planting of Agape Community Fellowship of Hilliard (ACFH) in 1987. As part of the pastoral staff at ACFH, Gene prepared to plant Agape Marysville under the spiritual covering of the ACFH elder team. By October 2003, Gene, Tisha, and a core team consisting of 17 adults and 10 children began training through the DOVE Church Planting and Leadership School, because DOVE's core beliefs matched well with ours and provided good accountability. In the fall of 2004, the first small group was started, and by the beginning of 2005, small groups began to multiply.

By mid-2005, Agape Marysville was commissioned by ACFH, and we began holding Saturday night worship celebrations once a month at Creekview Intermediate School, slowly building up to weekly meetings on Sunday mornings by Easter 2007 at Mill Valley Elementary. In March of 2010, Agape Marysville partnered with DOVE Christian Fellowship International. In 2012, the Marysville Area Ministerial Association saw the need for a centralized location for the compassion ministries of their churches. Agape relocated to the Hope Center to be a spiritual support and presence for the ministries that were placed there by the area churches.


Our Mission

As a group of people that have come into a relationship with God through Jesus Christ, we are a developing community that has allowed Christ to affect every area of our lives, in our homes, and the places that we work and play.

Our central focus is for people to see and know Jesus. We want to see people grow into passionate, mature, reproducing disciples, and to see people healed and restored.

The world shall know us by our love for each other, our love for God and our actions as we serve the community. We are here to serve you.

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Transforming the world through the love of christ. Our vision is a balanced church... one that exalts God in a lifestyle of worship, equips people to live the Christian life and do the ministry of Jesus, empowered through the Holy Spirit, it engages people in fellowship, exposing God's desire for personal relationship, continually expanding God's Kingdom, and enabling God's Church to continue to grow.

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As the leadership team of Agape Community Fellowship of Marysville, we have the responsibility to shepherd the flock of God as we lead in the spiritual development of our church. We take this responsibility very seriously and do it with joy. Scripture teaches that we are accountable before God and that we are meant as brothers and sisters in Christ to hold each other accountable. With this in mind, Agape Marysville has partnered with DOVE USA for the protection and accountability of the people, talents, and resources God has entrusted to us. As the leadership staff, we are responsible for the doctrine and accurate teaching of the Word of God, being led by the Spirit of God. If you have any doctrinal or spiritual questions, please contact one of us. We are glad you are here.

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Gene and Tisha Miller

Pastor and Elder

  • Through the calling that God placed on his life, Gene was given the vision for starting Agape and serves as Lead Pastor/Senior Elder as well as leading the Evangelism team. Tisha serves alongside him on the Elder team and leads the Kingdom Kids ministry. They have 3 sons that help keep their life full, fun, and interesting.

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Mike & Cathy Kramer 


  • Mike and Cathy serve on the Elder team. Mike is passionate about playing bass with the worship team, and Cathy pours her heart into the Kingdom Kids ministry. Their 3 children are found helping out anywhere they can at Agape.

Common Questions

When are your Service Times?

Sunday mornings at 10:00 AM (all children's classes available).

Where are you located?

We meet at the Hope Center at 212 Chestnut St., Marysville, OH 43040. You can get directions below.


What should I wear?

There is no dress code at Agape Marysville. God loves you no matter what you wear.

What is there for my children?

We have classes for both younger and older children during our 10:00 AM service. 

Do you have a way to get involved with the church?

If you're looking to get more involved with the church, you can join one of the small groups we have. You can also help us out by serving on a variety of different teams. We have everything from serving coffee, greeting people as they walk in, worship team, media team, and much more. Contact us below with any questions. 

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Charles and Marlisa Beachy


  • Charles & Marlisa have attended Agape since August 2013. They have 3 children who also love Agape and its values and culture. Marlisa loves to praise the King through singing and pours her heart into leading on the worship team. Charles serves as an assistant in the middle school iDENTtity class and as an usher.