MISSION & VISION

Love God. Love People.


Mission

To draw people to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, and equip them to be disciples, then to send them into the world to do the same.

Vision

Our vision is to be a community of loving and faithful servants of Jesus Christ. 


OUR HISTORY

Small Beginnings

  1. The Friends Church began more than 300 years ago in England under the leadership of George Fox
  2. George Fox spent his life sharing the life changing experience of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  3. The Early Friends Church took the lead in securing prison reforms, religious liberty, Christian education, and care for the suffering in England
  4. The Friends church (Also called Quakers) then began flooding the New world in the thousands
  5. Today our Battle Creek Friends Church building has stood since 1971 as a contiuation of the Legacy before us

MEET THE STAFF

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Lead Pastor 

John Grafton

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Teaching Pastor 

Chris Jakway

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Worship & Creative 

Courtney Sechrist

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FriendsKIDS

Karen Wright

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Discipleship 

Leo Wilson

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Admin Assistant

Laci Renakker

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Bookkeeper

Maria Price

MEET THE STAFF

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Lead Pastor 

John Grafton

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Teaching Pastor 

Chris Jakeway

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Worship & Creative 

Courtney Secrest

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Kids Min Director 

Karen

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Dir. of Discipleship

Leo Wilson

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Admin Assistant

Laci

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Bookkeeper

Maria

>> LOVE GOD. LOVE PEOPLE. <<

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