About Us

Redemption Church

As a multi-cultural church, we are a magnificent tapestry of people uniting together, furthering the Kingdom through powerful Christ-centered worship and Biblical preaching.

Redemption Church, formerly Redemption World Outreach Center (RWOC), is a mega-church founded in 1991 by Pastors Hope and Ron Carpenter with campuses in San Jose, CA and Greenville, SC as well as satellite campuses and i.Church members located throughout the world.
The true heart of our ministry is reaching out in redeeming love and liberating power, bringing the Word of God to all people, of all ages, and all socio-economic backgrounds. It is our passion to reach our city and ultimately win the world with the uncompromising Gospel of Jesus Christ. We invite you to be a part of our future. Continue browsing the site to learn more about Redemption.


Ron + Hope Carpenter

Ron Carpenter and his wife, Hope, founded Redemption in 1991 with three members and a passion for breaking down the walls of racism, crossing cultural lines, and changing poverty mindsets in their community as well as around the world. The ministry has become a model for successful community impact and creating strategic partnerships with corporate, governmental, and non-profit organizations to develop innovative ways to improve quality of life


We are led by the spirit.
Psalm 119:105

We forgive quickly.
Colossians 3:13

We are peacemakers.
Romans 12:8

We do life together.
Psalm 133:1

We strive for unity.
1 Corinthians 1:10

We pray without ceasing.
James 5:16

We serve like crazy.
Matthew 23:11

We honor everyone.
Philippians 2:3

We are generous givers.
2 Corinthians 9:6

We win souls.
John 12:32

We are people of faith.
Ephesians 3:20

We worship wholeheartedly.
Psalm 47:1

We love everybody.
John 13:35

We don’t give up.
Proverbs 24:16

We go the extra mile.
Colossians 3:23

We are kingdom people.
Galatians 3:28