The grand opening service of Anchor Baptist Church (Rochester, NY) was on September 8th, 2013. The LORD blessed in a mighty way with 122 people in attendance for the first Sunday. ABC operated as a church plant under the authority of Lincoln Trail Baptist Church (Elizabethtown, KY). On May 18th, 2014, ABC was officially organized as an independent Baptist church with 50 people signing on as charter members. The church has had a high day of 207 in attendance in less than 20 months of opening her doors. God has saved many Deaf and Hearing individuals in the short time that ABC has been ministering to the community.