Welcome to the

Richmond Campus

The Richmond Campus is our third location, and it serves Madison County and the students at Eastern Kentucky University.

About Our


The Richmond Campus of Immanuel Baptist Church was planted in 2019. This campus was planted to reach Madison County and EKU’s campus for Christ. Come worship with us on a Sunday morning or join one of our Life Groups that meet throughout the week!

325 University Dr., Richmond, KY 40475
(In the BCM Building)


What our Richmond Campus is Like

People worshipping at the Immanuel Baptist Church Richmond Campus

What our Richmond Campus is Like

Here are a few things you can expect at all of our services, including ones at our Richmond Campus:

• Relevant Bible teaching
• Contemporary Worship music
• A safe, fun, Jesus-centered environment for your kids
• People of all ages and stages
• A group of people that are thrilled to see you!

We want to see people transformed by Jesus in Richmond, Kentucky, at Eastern Kentucky University, and beyond!

Connection changes lives

Stories from our Richmond Campus

Life is better together

RICHMOND Life Groups

We were never meant to live this life alone. At Immanuel, we believe that being a part of an authentic community is better than independent living. We have life groups that meet throughout Corbin and the surrounding areas. Join one today!

Richmond CAMPUS



Birth – 5th Grade

IBCKids children's ministry child having fun

We want to help kids know, love and follow Jesus. With age-specific activities and interactive, biblical teaching for kids, we are helping kids explore God’s Word and experience God’s love.


6th – 12th Grade

Group of Group 99 student ministry girls dressed up for a camp activity

We are passionate about impacting the next generation and igniting a passion for serving others and sharing Christ. Learn more about our incredible weekend and midweek experiences and events.


College Age
(18-25 years old)

99U college ministry students

At Immanuel, we don’t want college-aged students to wait until they’re “adults” before they can make a Kingdom impact—We believe God wants to use them today to reach their campus!

Meet our Richmond Campus Leadership

Jon Barron

Jon is a native Californian that has called Kentucky home for the past 18 years of his life. He is a graduate of Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. It was in Seminary that he met his wife, Elaina, they have been married for 25 years, with 2 kids Lauren Burgess and Jack Barron. He was blessed to receive a new son into the family (Daniel Burgess) when Lauren got married in the summer of 2020. Jon and Elaina have served in college ministry in Texas, Idaho, and Kentucky for 23 of their 25 years of marriage. He has been leading the Immanuel Baptist Church Richmond Campus since it was planted in 2019. In his downtime, he enjoys fishing, golf, and watching movies.

Richmond Campus Pastor Jon Barron and his wife Elaina Barron