Vision/Mission Statement

**The Mars Hill Network is not affiliated with Mars Hill Bible Church of Grandville Michigan, nor its past or current staff.**

**The Mars Hill Network is not affiliated with Mars Hill Church headquartered in Seattle Washington, or any of its church plants, nor its past or current staff.**


Using media to impact our communities with the clear message of Christ, transforming and inspiring lives…


To provide the public, through its radio broadcasting, digital media services and public relations functions, such a clear expression of the message, mission and character of Jesus Christ that the following results will be consistently achieved:

  • Salvation of the lost and nurture of the saved.
  • Christian families built up in faith and life experience to become mature witnesses of the grace of God, and Biblically effective contributors to the benefit of society.
  • Ministry of Bible-teaching local churches reinforced, and churches at large confronted by the Spirit of God and revived.
  • Unity of the Spirit in the bonds of peace, and unity in the Body of Christ.
  • Promotion of and participation in the Great Commission stated in Matthew 28:19,20, and particularly in relation to worldwide Christian communications.


Mars Hill Broadcasting is a non-denominational Christian, not-for-profit, multi-media ministry originating in Syracuse, NY. The Mars Hill Network consists of six “full power” FM radio stations, several repeater (translator) FM stations that serve much of upstate NY and into Ontario and Quebec Canada by means of our border stations. The Mars Hill Network is also heard globally on the World Wide Web via audio streaming.

The Mars Hill Network provides a format consisting of inspirational music and a wide variety of Bible teaching/preaching programs, including family oriented features and children’s programming. The network also schedules current news and public affairs programs within its broadcast day.

In addition to its audio format, the Mars Hill Network touches community with extended ministries.

Summit – Specializing in Bible teaching, workshops and seminars hosted by quality pastors, teachers, and professionals.

Apex – Bringing Christian concerts into the Mars Hill Network broadcast region.

Hilltop Kids – Offering the best in children’s programming and spiritually nourishing children’s events.

MhAX – “Mars Hill Alternate Zone” is an extended ministry outreach reserved for today’s youth, ranging from middle school students to youth leaders.

One North – Our digital media ministry responsible for creating & managing digital media, including video content, website/social media content, email newsletters, our MHN App & more.

The Wall– Praying ministry designed to take your prayer requests on our prayer wall & to help guide others in their prayers to the Lord.


1966 — Christians from the Syracuse, NY area met and shared their vision for a radio station in Central New York. These believers formed a corporation named Mars Hill Broadcasting, adopting its name from Acts 17 (KJV). Here is where the Apostle Paul preached Christ in the market place and on Mars Hill to the Athenians.

March 9, 1969 — WMHR 102.9 FM, Syracuse, NY signs on-air to serve Central New York.

February 29, 1988 — WMHN 89.3 FM, Webster, NY begins broadcasting in the Greater Rochester Area.

October 1, 1990 — WMHI 94.7 FM, Cape Vincent, NY transmits its signal to Watertown, northern NY, and Kingston and southeastern Ontario Canada.

December 3, 2003 — WMHQ 90.1 FM, Malone, NY goes on the air reaching those in the Malone-Massena region, including parts of Ontario and Quebec Canada.

July 12, 2011 — WMHU 91.1 FM, Cold Brook, NY is born providing Christian broadcasting to Utica and the Mohawk Valley.

February 28, 2013 — WMHY 88.7 FM, Richfield Springs brings the Mars Hill Network to rural communities lying outside of the Utica area.

July 25, 2019 — WMHH 96.7 FM, Albany brings the Mars Hill Network signal to hundreds of thousands in the capital region, including Albany, Troy & Schenectady Counties.

Thanks to the prayers and assistance of many Christians, numerous “repeater stations” also have been added throughout the years, expanding the family of stations that make up the Mars Hill Network.

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