Matt Fry is the Lead Pastor at C3 Church in Clayton, NC. After 13 years in student ministry, God called Matt and his wife Martha to start a new church that would connect with where people are living today. Their passion is to provide “real hope for real people in a real world.” C3 Church was launched in an elementary school in 1998 with about 50 people and has grown to several thousand attending on the weekend. The C3 Church Clayton campus is located on an old 47-acre tobacco farm in Johnston County with a 2,000-seat worship center, children and student ministry center, C3 Café and Bookstore.

Matt also serves on the leadership team for the Association of Related Churches, a church planting organization that has already planted over 400 churches since 2001. With a passion to train leaders internationally, Matt also serves as an associate trainer with Equip and currently trains leaders in Chennai, India. Equip was started by John Maxwell and has trained over 2 million church leaders around the world.

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