WELCOME TO ESSENTIAL Church!

Essential Church is a new church in Bellevue, WA committed to serving families and people in our community.  Essential meets at the Lake Hills Boys and Girls Club Teen Center on Sunday mornings at 10:45am.  
Our meeting address is 15228 Lake Hills Blvd, Bellevue, WA 98007.  
For more information, call Essential Church at 425-270-7022 or email info@essentialchurch.cc
 
Love is… ESSENTIAL at Essential Church!
2016 Theme for Essential Church
2016 Theme for Essential Church
GIVING at Essential
We believe that growing in your faithfulness and generosity in Kingdom giving is an important way that every believer can “Magnify Christ and Multiply His Kingdom.”  At Essential Church, 16% of everything we receive goes directly toward Kingdom missions and ministry.   In addition, Essential has a radical approach to generosity called “Above and Beyond giving.”     Every year, we set a monthly “Above and Beyond giving” goal and any time we exceed that monthly goal, 100% of everything we receive goes directly to our Above & Beyond giving parnerships:
  • Jubilee REACH
  • Youth For Christ
  • SAMBICA
  • Church Planting
  • LOVE Bellevue
You can feel confident in knowing that in giving to Essential, you are helping impact thousands of lives for the Kingdom all around the world!
There are a 3 Simple ways to Give to Essential right now:
1.  In Person:  On Sunday mornings via check or cash.
2.  By mail:  Please mail checks to our financial secretary’s office:
C/O Essential Church
2020 Maltby Rd #7147
Bothell, WA  98021

3.  Online:  Try our NEW online Giving! 

Give Online
 
 
 
 

MEET OUR PASTOR

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WARREN MAINARD
Lead Pastor
 
Phone: (425) 270-7022
Warren is a native of greater Seattle. His journey has taken him all over the United States, but it is his heart for the Pacific Northwest that has drawn him back to Bellevue. He and his wife Leah have been married for 19 years and have two beautiful children. Warren has a passion for young people, families, and those who feel like they are on the outside looking in, and he strives to share a message filled with hope and inspiration: that a life devoted to Jesus is essential to joy, meaning, and purpose. 
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In addition to ministry, Warren has a passion for snowboarding, tennis, fantasy football, the UW Huskies, and the Seattle Seahawks. He was recently elected President of the Eastgate Expounders Toastmasters Club and is a regular blogger for ‘Innovate 4 Jesus’.
Warren is also a trained Marital and Pre-Marital counselor who uses the Prepare-Enrich Assessment and Counseling tools. Leah is a supportive wife and a devoted mother, as well as a voice/piano instructor and the founder of MusiKids. Leah’s love for children and music has positively impacted families all across the country.
 

LEADERSHIP STAFF

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BROCK BASS
College & Generation LINK Director
bbass@generation-link.org
Brock has been on staff at Essential since 2014. He leads a growing college ministry and serves as the Seattle Area Director for the
Generation LINK internship program.

Brock has a master’s degree from Clemson University and recently married his lovely wife Savannah. He is also serving with Bridges International at Bellevue College.

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SARAH SCHUSTER
Children’s Director
info@essentialchurch.cc
Sarah has been on staff with Essential since 2014, and she currently serves as the director of our children’s ministry, “E-Kids”.

Sarah has been in children’s ministry for several years and works at the Vision House in Renton. She has an awesome passion for kids and bringing them into a loving relationship with Jesus Christ!

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PHOENIX (YANJIN) LI
International Ministries and Missions Director
Phoenix and her husband JiLong joined Essential in 2015 and came on staff in 2016 to oversee our growing ministry to internationals.  Phoenix will also be coordinating our international mission trips/relationships as well as our ministry experiences in Othello, WA.  She also serves with Bridges International at Bellevue College.
 
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ASHLEY LINNE
Women’s Ministry Director
ashleylinne@gmail.com
Ashley serves as a volunteer staff member as the Women’s Ministry Director.  She is a published author and has a powerful testimony and ministry background.  She is also a devoted wife and a mom.
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GERALD BOUKNIGHT
Student Ministries Director
Gerald leads our 6-12th grade student ministry.  After spending several years at SAMBICA Christian Camp in Bellevue, Gerald joined our team in 2016.  He also serves as an Assistant Site Coach for Jubilee REACH at Sammamish High School.  
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BRENDAN COLE
Young Adult Director
brendan_cole@msn.com
Brendan leads a vibrant and growing young adult ministry at Essential and also serves on the worship team.  Brendan is a native of Bellevue and will be getting married in the Spring of 2016.  He also works as a Volunteer Coordinator for Jubilee REACH.
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Stephanie Parkins
Administrative Specialist
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Stephanie oversees all administrative needs for Essential Church.  She is a devoted wife and mother, as well as an accomplished administrator in the public sector/higher education.  Stephanie recently served as the Seattle City Coordinator for the Priscilla Shirer Live conference.
 
 

SERMONS AND TEACHING


Sep 4, 2016
1 Timothy 4:10-12 – Toil and Strive
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  • Sep 4, 20161 Timothy 4:10-12 – Toil and Strive
    Sep 4, 2016
    1 Timothy 4:10-12 – Toil and Strive
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  • Aug 14, 2016Ron Shepard – Colossians 3:1-17
    Aug 14, 2016
    Ron Shepard – Colossians 3:1-17
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  • Aug 7, 2016Jacob Zhang – Romans 1:16
    Aug 7, 2016
    Jacob Zhang – Romans 1:16
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  • Jul 10, 2016Love is… Essential (Week 2) 1 Corinthians 13:4
    Jul 10, 2016
    Love is… Essential (Week 2) 1 Corinthians 13:4
  • Jul 3, 2016Love is… Essential (Week 1) 1 Corinthians 13:1-3
    Jul 3, 2016
    Love is… Essential (Week 1) 1 Corinthians 13:1-3
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  • Jun 26, 2016The Preeminence of Christ- Colossians 1:15-23 (Ryan Heard)
    Jun 26, 2016
    The Preeminence of Christ- Colossians 1:15-23 (Ryan Heard)
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  • Jun 19, 2016The True and Better Choice
    Jun 19, 2016
    The True and Better Choice
  • Jun 12, 2016The True and Better Sun – Part 2
    Jun 12, 2016
    The True and Better Sun – Part 2
  • Jun 12, 2016The True and Better Sun – Part 1
    Jun 12, 2016
    The True and Better Sun – Part 1
  • May 22, 2016The True and Better Commander
    May 22, 2016
    The True and Better Commander

CONTACT

Please join us for our 10:45am service!
15228 Lake Hills Blvd
Bellevue, WA 98006
 
Telephone: 1.425.270.7022
 
Email: