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Pacific Keep Church

Sunday, Jan 3, 2016

Pacific Keep Church, Spokane, Wash., is the second daughter church of Pilgrim Slavic Church (MB) in Spokane and is led by church planters Boris and Julia Borisov.

Pacific Keep Church arose out of a Sunday evening worship gathering geared for 20- and 30-somethings, young adults who either were connected with Pilgrim Slavic Church or who knew the Borisovs. This gathering developed into an enthusiastic and committed core of English-speaking young adults who wanted to “do church” in English and with a contemporary style.

Their first worship gathering in February 2015 was attended by several dozen people.

“Pacific” refers to the geographical area. “Keep” is a reminder that God is faithful to keep His children, undergirding and supplying--a fortress of refuge and strength.

The church is dedicated to reaching disenfranchised and irreligious young adults in the greater Spokane Valley. While many Slavic-heritage young adults have been and will be drawn to this contemporary ministry, there is high expectation that young people of all cultural backgrounds will be attracted to Pacific Keep’s fresh ministry focus.

Borisov writes in the church’s vision document, “Many 20-somethings skip out on the church community and therefore the body of Christ. Many may have discounted the Gospel as it has been presented through a cultural spectrum that isn’t well contextualized to today’s reality. Speaking to many of these individuals reveals that they don’t have an issue believing in God; they just don’t see how they can be in the current church. We want to change that.”

The Pacific District Conference (PDC) and Mission USA, the USMB church planting arm, are supporting partners.

 

To hear more about what's happening at Pacific Keep watch this short video.

Visit the Pacific Keep Church website.

 

Pacific Keep Church

Sunday, Jan 3, 2016

Pacific Keep Church, Spokane, Wash., is the second daughter church of Pilgrim Slavic Church (MB) in Spokane and is led by church planters Boris and Julia Borisov.

Pacific Keep Church arose out of a Sunday evening worship gathering geared for 20- and 30-somethings, young adults who either were connected with Pilgrim Slavic Church or who knew the Borisovs. This gathering developed into an enthusiastic and committed core of English-speaking young adults who wanted to “do church” in English and with a contemporary style.

Their first worship gathering in February 2015 was attended by several dozen people.

“Pacific” refers to the geographical area. “Keep” is a reminder that God is faithful to keep His children, undergirding and supplying--a fortress of refuge and strength.

The church is dedicated to reaching disenfranchised and irreligious young adults in the greater Spokane Valley. While many Slavic-heritage young adults have been and will be drawn to this contemporary ministry, there is high expectation that young people of all cultural backgrounds will be attracted to Pacific Keep’s fresh ministry focus.

Borisov writes in the church’s vision document, “Many 20-somethings skip out on the church community and therefore the body of Christ. Many may have discounted the Gospel as it has been presented through a cultural spectrum that isn’t well contextualized to today’s reality. Speaking to many of these individuals reveals that they don’t have an issue believing in God; they just don’t see how they can be in the current church. We want to change that.”

The Pacific District Conference (PDC) and Mission USA, the USMB church planting arm, are supporting partners.

 

To hear more about what's happening at Pacific Keep watch this short video.

Visit the Pacific Keep Church website.