Essential Church is a new church in Bellevue with a vision to Magnify Christ and Multiply His Kingdom in all we do.  We are a church that believes in and teaches the Bible.  We serve our community in a variety of ways, including our LOVE Bellevue ministries.  We love all people & believe that Jesus can do great things in our lives, community, church & world when we live surrendered to Him & His Word.
Essential is a place for singles, couples and families of every race and color.  We care for one another and we want everyone to know the love of Jesus.  We are a church that is committed to church planting and disciple-making.  Although we are still a small, young church, we have planted a Chinese church in Bellevue and a new church work in Issaquah. 
If you are looking for a local church family that is striving to “be the church,” we invite you to visit us at Essential.
ESSENTIAL WORSHIP SERVICE:  Sundays @ 10:45am at “The Club” (15228 Lake Hills Blvd, Bellevue.)

What we need now is… HOPE

A new Christmas series at Essential Church.  Join us this Sunday!
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 partnerships:
  • Jubilee REACH
  • Youth For Christ
  • 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
14150 NE 20th St  F1-212
Bellevue, WA 98007

3.  Online:  Try our NEW online Giving! 

Give Online


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

Essential Blog

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Summer LINK Seattle

This summer we will host 10 college and grad students who will be serving with Essential Church as a part of our Summer LINK program.  Summer LINK is an extension of Generation LINK, which is our intern-discipleship development program.  I would like to invite you to prayerfully consider if you or someone within your family, church or ministry may be a potential applicant for Summer LINK 2014 in Seattle.  I have included two videos and a written testimony for you to read and watch that highli …


“I Have Never Met A Pastor Before.”

Recently, I was at an extra-curricular school event in which my daughter and a group of her friends at school were competing in a team based creativity competition called “Destination Imagination.” At the event, I had the opportunity to spend a little time with a few of the parents of her classmates. I ended up having a great conversation with two other Dads from our group. Both were Indian men, one of whom worked for Microsoft, the other works for a group that prov …


Diligent dependence is your holy horse.

By Warren Mainard 

How to find a balance between faith and faithfulness in ministry.

 As a church planter, pastor, and Christ follower we often find ourselves in the midst of an array of spiritual “tensions.”  From the “already, but not yet” tension of living in the Kingdom of God to the tug of war between the new creation and the old self that still resides in our flesh, tension is an ever-present reality in the life of the believer.  As Andy Stanley …


Mountain of Motivation: A Story about Motivating Your Family to New Heights

My name is Warren Mainard and I am a family man.  As a family man, I have a job to do… to motivate my family to new heights.

What better place to reach new heights than Mt. Rainier?  So, a few weeks ago, we took the family to Mt. Rainier for a day of fun and hiking.

After reaching the mountain and picnicking at the Paradise Visitor Center, it was time to begin our epic ascent up the mountain.  Everyone was excited to begin the journey, motivated by the anticipation of a fun adventure.  1 …


Love Bellevue


LOVE Bellevue is a ministry of Essential Church

We LOVE Bellevue! 
Throughout the year, we offer events and serve the community in a variety of ways, from Free Block Parties, Car Washes, our Sports Camps, Easter Egg Hunt, and more! We also serve food to the Teenagers at “the Club,” teachers and faculty at Lake Hills Elementary and do a lot of work with our community partners- Jubilee REACH, SAMBICA, and YFC. 
Are you interested in serving as a VOLUNTEER? Click Here
LOVE Bellevue is the local service emphasis of Essential Church. It is our desire to LOVE our city in real and practical ways! Love is… ESSENTIAL!