Good News from the Field: September 2017 Edition


August 30, 2017

Two More Churches Extend Calls to Lead Pastors

Kodiak Bible Chapel in Kodiak, Alaska has called Randy Cook to be their pastor. Randy & Jen Cook have been pastoring in Indiana and will be moving to Kodiak in mid-September.

Valley Church in Renton, Washington has called Charles Smith to be their pastor. He has been an Alliance pastor in Houston, TX for many years.  Currently, Charles is serving as the point person helping CAMA Services set up a base of operations in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.  Obviously their departure from Houston may be delayed but he and Leslie are scheduled to arrive in Renton mid to late September.

Hope Church begins monthly gatherings in Oak Harbor

Hope Church had its first monthly gathering in August at the Oak Harbor Senior Center. Lead Pastor Matthew Erikson and team are excited for what God is allowing to happen in Oak Harbor through their plant. For previous news about Hope Church, click here.

Five Church Plants Attend Bootcamp

Church planting teams from Salem, Central Point, and Tacoma, as well as attendees from California and Arizona, descended on East Park Church in Vancouver, Washington in late August for NW Church Planting’s Bootcamp workshop.

Micah Dodson teaches on the Discipleship Square

Anchor Church team from Tacoma, Washington