At Faith Community Church we cherish the seed that God has planted in each child’s heart, so we care for and love each one in a personal way. Our mission is to make genuine disciples of Jesus, who are transforming our world with His love. We believe that discipleship starts with parents, so we empower and encourage families in talking about and learning about God together. Learning how to serve is another aspect we emphasize. Children are involved actively during Family Sunday in leading worship, greeting visitors, and passing the offering plates. We also believe that having fun along with learning and building the Kingdom of God is very significant. Therefore, along with a traditional Easter egg hunt, Vacation Bible Fun, and Christmas play, our staff has developed some special kids’ events, such as Kids Night Out, Haunted Church on Halloween, and Summer Kids Retreat.
Junior high and high school students at Faith Community Church have many opportunities to be involved in church life and to grow in their faith.
These include service projects, Bible studies, mission trips, and leading elementary aged students in summer camp. We also partner with other area youth groups for social events, such as a visit to the local corn maze, ice skating, movie nights, and more. We intentionally integrate our students into adult worship and teach them to serve both their congregation and their community.
As a whole, we want our youth to feel like Faith Community Church is their church, not just their parents’ church. And we want them to know Christ intimately and personally, establishing the kind of faith that will last a lifetime.
Faith Community Church offers many opportunities for our adult members to grow with each other in our faith and to minister to the community. Within our members, we grow in our walk through various offerings, including Bible Study and Discipleship, Small Groups and Adult Sunday School.
Faith Community Church has many events including a Thanksgiving Meal, a Ladies’ Christmas Tea and Secret Sister for support and encouragement during Lent. Members also minister within the community through events such as hosting an annual Tea for Vision House residents, volunteering at Sherwood Elementary School, and sponsoring fall apple cider pressings in Edmonds’ neighborhoods.
Worship through music is an important and integral part of our Sunday morning experience. Our worship team strives to find music that is relevant, challenging, and beloved; finding a balance for the musical taste across generations. We celebrate with a modern instrumentation of traditional arrangements of cherished and familiar hymns, exuberant choruses, and brand new popular favorites. We are careful to make sure that worship is never about finding the right song, but is always about finding God, our Awesome Maker. We encourage authenticity and heartfelt engagement, rather than a polished radio-ready musical perfection.
International Mission Trips
Faith Community Church is committed to youth mission trips. In the past years, teen teams lead by our youth pastor have gone on two trips to Panama and one to Nepal.
An adult team visited the Philippines, where many of our congregation sponsor students as part of the “Food for the Hungry” program.