About us

Church Furniture Store offers quality furniture at the best prices in the nation using a combination of old fashioned handcrafting and modern woodworking equipment to provide churches with quality, cost-efficient products. Since its beginning in 1991, Church Furniture Store has served over 20,000 congregations across the USA and in 25 foreign countries.

Located at 685 Tripple Creek Road in Rocky Mount, Virginia, Church Furniture Store continues to grow as a small business and has become a global leader in the industry. We carry a vast array of items including pews, church chairs, pulpits, communion tables, carpeting, stained glass, altar ware, baptistries, baptistry heaters, and other worship necessities. Our goal is to provide churches with the best customer service in the industry.

Because we have our own delivery trucks that run weekly, we are able to provide free or discounted shipping to the 48 continental states for most products. We also use specialized carriers throughout the USA. These carriers offer excellent service in furniture handling and delivery at competitive rates.


Worship Chairs

offers the most modern selection of church seating on the market. All their products are fully padded and meet or exceed the standards of the Church Furniture Manufacturers Association. Church Furniture Store keeps popular styles in stock and ready to ship. They can also do custom upholstery to match your exact specifications for an additional charge.


For more than 20 years ChurchRite has been involved in the baptistry and baptistry heater industry and have consulted with thousands of churches worldwide to design and offer products that will meet their church building needs. We are committed to offering the best quality heaters to ensure comfort and safety during church baptismal services.


Church Furniture Store was founded by Reverend Scott Gabrielson of Gabriel Church Services in 1991. He ran the company for 23 years before retiring and passing on its legacy to new owners.

Today, Church Furniture Store is headed by Rakes Group, Inc. Sam Rakes (President) is an ordained minister, and his wife, Jodi (Vice President) is a graduate of Blue Ridge Bible College. Sam and Jodi reside in Rocky Mount with their son.

Church Furniture Store continues to provide exceptional customer service. By maintaining control over the manufacturing process from acquisition of raw materials to building and delivery, we are able to keep their prices lower than those of their competitors while providing high quality products.