A little bit about us...

Our Core values

People Matter We believe every life matters. An empty seat is a serious matter. We will do anything short of sin to reach people with the Good News of Jesus Christ.

People Matter

We believe every life matters. An empty seat is a serious matter. We will do anything short of sin to reach people with the Good News of Jesus Christ.

pay it forward We will be known by the genuine love we show our community. We will share with generous hearts. We will give with faith. We will pray for people with great passion.

pay it forward

We will be known by the genuine love we show our community. We will share with generous hearts. We will give with faith. We will pray for people with great passion.

pioneering spirit We innovate and we are driven by what could be – not what is. Our pioneering spirit is rooted in the hope of the Gospel.

pioneering spirit

We innovate and we are driven by what could be – not what is. Our pioneering spirit is rooted in the hope of the Gospel.

History

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Mission Church was founded in 2007 as Pastor Brent and his family moved to Bend, Oregon to start a brand new church. 

The heart and calling of Mission Church is to eventually plant eleven campuses that help to touch hearts and change lives all throughout the Pacific Northwest. We are on our way to this goal with a campus in Bend (planted 2007), Redmond (2012), online (2014), Madras (2016), and soon Portland (2017-18). We aim to partner with the Spirit in planting in his timing, and help to connect people's stories to God's purpose throughout the Northwest.

Our Pastors

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Brent Hofen - Lead Pastor

Lead Pastor

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Ryan Emerick - Redmond Campus Pastor

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Danny Looney - Bend Campus Pastor

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Drew Roberts - Madras Campus Pastor

Multi-site Staff

Allesha Looney
Finance Director

Beth Allen
Community Care Director

Cooper Anderson
Creative Arts Director

Bend Campus Staff

Sarah Stacy
Prayer Director

Mike Caba
Adult Education / Pastoral Care

Dale Russell
Facilities Director

Shelley Babcock
Flashmob Director

Beth Allen
Highlife Cafe Director

Lee Ann Fields
Children's Director

Jeff & Kelly Kidwell
Youth Directors

Steven Ritter
Technology Director

 

 

Redmond Campus Staff

Leland & Carol Pershall
Connections Coordinators

Bob Housman
Technology Coordinator

Holly Emerick
Children's Coordinator

Connie Housman
Admin Team Coordinator

Tom & Pam Cooley
Hospitality Coordinators

 

Board Members

Dave Haglund, Chairman
Gary Morey, Secretary
Beth Allen, Treasurer
Dana Bratton
Jeff Hagler
Dale Russell
Tim Taylor

OUR MISSION

Connecting your story to God's purpose.

OUR VISION

Inspiring people to the adventure, joy, and abundance of a heart fully devoted to God.

WHAT WE BELIEVE

Mission Church is a part of the International Church of the Nazarene and the Oregon Pacific District Church of the Nazarene.

What we believe-

About God:

God is the Creator and Ruler of the universe. God is eternally existed in three personalities: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. These three are co-equal and are one God.

Genesis 1:1, 26, 27; 3:22; Psalm 90:2; Matthew 28:19; I Peter 1:2; II Corinthians 13:14

About Jesus:

Jesus Christ is the Son of God. He is co-equal with the Father. Jesus lived a sinless human life and offered Himself as the perfect sacrifice for the sins of all people by dying on a cross. He arose from the dead after three days to demonstrate His power over sin and death. He ascended to Heaven’s glory and will return again to earth to reign as King of Kings and Lord of Lords.

Matthew 1:22-23; Isaiah 9:6; John 1:1-5 & 14:10-30; Hebrews 4:14-15; I Corinthians 15:3-4; Romans 1:3-4; Acts 1:9-11; I Timothy 6:14-15; Titus 2:13

About the Holy Spirit:

The Holy Spirit is equal with the Father and the Son as God. He is present in the world to make men aware of their need for Jesus Christ. He also lives in every Christian from the moment of salvation. He provides the Christian with power for living, understanding of spiritual truth, and guidance in doing what is right. The Christian seeks to live under His control daily and matures to a place of total Christ-likeness. Christ-likeness means to be set apart, made holy, to be totally surrendered.

II Corinthians 3:17; John 16:7-13 & 14:16-17; Acts 1:8; I Corinthians 2:12 & 3:16; Ephesians 1:13; Galatians 5:25; Ephesians 5:18

About the Scriptures:

The Bible is God’s Word to all people. It was written by human authors under the supernatural guidance of the Holy Spirit. It is the supreme source of truth for Christian beliefs and living.

II Timothy 3:16; II Peter 1:20-21; II Timothy 1:13; Psalm 119:105,160 & 12:6; Proverbs 30:5

About Humanity:

People are made in the spiritual image of God, to be like Him in character. We are the supreme object of God’s creation. Although people have tremendous potential for good, we are marred by an attitude of disobedience toward God called “sin.” This attitude separates us from God.

Genesis 1:27; Psalm 8:3-6; Isaiah 53:6a; Romans 3:23;Isaiah 59:1-2

About Salvation:

Salvation is a gift from God to all people. We can never make up for our sin by self-improvement or good works. Only by trusting in Jesus Christ as God’s offer of forgiveness can we be saved from sin’s penalty. Eternal life begins the moment one receives Jesus Christ into their life by faith.

Romans 6:23; Ephesians 2:8-9; John 14:6 & 1:12; Titus 3:5; Galatians 3:26; Romans 5:1

About Eternity:

We are created to exist forever. We will either exist eternally separated from God by sin, or in union with God, through forgiveness and salvation. To be eternally separated from God is Hell. To be eternally in union with Him is Heaven. Heaven and Hell are places of eternal existence.

John 3:16; I John 2:25 & 5:11-13; Romans 6:23; Revelation 20:15