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

@thescripturefeed is an Instagram devotional blog.  Click on the image to read the devotional thought.  Think of this as a mix between a devotional, a social media post and a blog! Follow @thescripturefeed on Instagram!
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Olympics: Understanding Our “American-Believer” Discrepancies.

Every four years we enjoy a two week competitive event that brings the world together like nothing else.  The Olympics, which successfully serves to strengthen our national patriotism while also bringing us together as a human race provides for us a blurry picture of God’s plan for eternity.  When we imagine the day when “every knee shall bow and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord,” it will be a moment much like the opening ceremonies of the Olympics- a great crowd of witnesses, ev …


Gold Rush

A few months ago, my wife and I decided to take the Seattle Underground tour in the heart of downtown Seattle.  As the most northwest corner of the continental United States, Seattle was one of the last parts of our country to be settled by the European-based Americans.  The truth of Seattle is that it was not founded by the most noble of men or for the most noble of causes.  In fact, many of the people who settled and helped establish Seattle as a city did so for purely economical reasons. …


Confessions of a People Pleaser…

When I was growing up, I was a class clown.  Literally… one day for no particular reason, I came to school dressed as “Homey da Clown.”  Overall, I was a good kid, but the majority of my trouble making involved me trying to make people laugh, crossing the line (still have trouble with this one) and finding my self in detention or the principal’s office.  I discovered the “Pal” in principal as we developed a “love/stern-talking-to-relationship.”  I was popular, did well in sports, ha …


The Passion and the Power

As I write this, I am sitting in my office, wearing my gym shorts, a t-shirt and a running jacket.  I am ready to go for a morning jog.  There is only one problem… I don’t WANT to go for a morning jog!  In my heart and mind, I am trying to convince myself that I am too busy and I have more important things to be doing with my time than running up these Washington hills.  I know I should… I know I need to… I just don’t want to!  I am not feeling it this morning.

Do you ever feel like …


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!