People Accepted As They Are; Lives Changed By Encountering Jesus.

We are an Evangelical Covenant church located in Spokane, WA.

Service starts at 10 am.

Child check-in starts 15 mins prior to the service.

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733 West Garland Ave.
Spokane, WA 99205
509-747-2818
Service Time: Sunday 10am

office@gatheringhouse.org

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We are still in need of kids for this performance, come down to City Church this Thursday!

We are still in need of kids for this performance, come down to City Church this Thursday! ... See MoreSee Less

Come Join us tomorrow for our second session, our discussion topic will be:       
 How can you say there’s only one way to God?
Wednesday from 6-8 pm @ The Gathering House 733 W. Garland Ave.

Come Join us tomorrow for our second session, our discussion topic will be:
How can you say there’s only one way to God?
Wednesday from 6-8 pm @ The Gathering House 733 W. Garland Ave.
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Is there child care/kids stuff?

3 days ago

Laura McNiel

Will Pastor Robs message from yesterday be posted soon? ... See MoreSee Less

A Huge thank you to everyone who helped support Madison Elementary in our Winter Wear Drive. We appreciate you! ... See MoreSee Less

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I am glad that we could help .Jeremy actually went to school for a year there when he was 4..Loved the school.m

6 days ago

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Our Condolences to the family of Gary E. Chappell 
Gary E. CHAPPELL (1936 - 2017)
December 1, 1936 September 30, 2017 

On a cold December day in 1936 Gary was born at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane with little pink toes and 7 lbs of baby fat. Because he was an only child he pretty much ruled the home of his parents, Elbert and Geneva Chappell, until mom would step in and call a strike out when he was naughty. Because his parents were very talented musicians and played for many dances around the Spokane area Gary was also very talented. He played piano and organ but finally settled on the drums. He was in the Lewis & Clark High School band, and graduated from Lewis & Clark June 6, 1955. He then attended Washington State University, graduating with a Bachelors of Science in psychology in February 1961. When he started at WSU, he met the dance band members and was told his reputation preceded him. Because finding work in Spokane was difficult in 1961 he found employment at the 1962 Worlds Fair and was asked to play with a country rock group and they became known as the Clark Brothers Trio and later with The Coins. They then traveled around the southwest for the next ten years. He returned to Spokane a married man with four children and found employment helping the economically disadvantaged, and later with the Department of Corrections until retiring in February 1994 leaving many, many friends at DOC. Especially The Broadway Broads and the Snicker Bars. Since retiring he became very active in the Covenant Church as a Bible teacher and drummer. Gary leaves behind his wife Lana, his first love, and his two stepchildren, David Ault (Gina), and Tia McInerney (Rob). Services will be held at Hazen & Jaeger Valley Funeral Home, 1306 N. Pines Rd., Spokane Valley, WA 99206 on Saturday, October 14th at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers or plants, please give to your favorite charity or the 1st Covenant Church in the memory of Gary E. Chappell.

Our Condolences to the family of Gary E. Chappell
Gary E. CHAPPELL (1936 - 2017)
December 1, 1936 September 30, 2017

On a cold December day in 1936 Gary was born at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane with little pink toes and 7 lbs of baby fat. Because he was an only child he pretty much ruled the home of his parents, Elbert and Geneva Chappell, until mom would step in and call a strike out when he was naughty. Because his parents were very talented musicians and played for many dances around the Spokane area Gary was also very talented. He played piano and organ but finally settled on the drums. He was in the Lewis & Clark High School band, and graduated from Lewis & Clark June 6, 1955. He then attended Washington State University, graduating with a Bachelor's of Science in psychology in February 1961. When he started at WSU, he met the dance band members and was told "his reputation preceded him". Because finding work in Spokane was difficult in 1961 he found employment at the 1962 World's Fair and was asked to play with a country rock group and they became known as the Clark Brothers Trio and later with The Coins. They then traveled around the southwest for the next ten years. He returned to Spokane a married man with four children and found employment helping the economically disadvantaged, and later with the Department of Corrections until retiring in February 1994 leaving many, many friends at DOC. Especially "The Broadway Broads" and the Snicker Bars. Since retiring he became very active in the Covenant Church as a Bible teacher and drummer. Gary leaves behind his wife Lana, his first love, and his two stepchildren, David Ault (Gina), and Tia McInerney (Rob). Services will be held at Hazen & Jaeger Valley Funeral Home, 1306 N. Pines Rd., Spokane Valley, WA 99206 on Saturday, October 14th at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers or plants, please give to your favorite charity or the 1st Covenant Church in the memory of Gary E. Chappell.
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Gary, your smile and quick wit is truly missed. 😔

Lauren Elizabeth

Gary always greeted us with a smile and quippy remark to set a great atmosphere walking in to church. Greatest Obituary I have ever read as well. Thank you, Gary for blessing our world!

You would be saying tonight: "What is going on with the Cougs?" You are missed tons, Gary.

So sorry to hear, Gary will be missed.

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Our first Session starts tonight 6 pm:  
Isn’t the Bible a myth? Hasn’t science disproved Christianity?

please come check it out! Our cafe will be open as well so you can enjoy a yummy drink!

Our first Session starts tonight 6 pm:
Isn’t the Bible a myth? Hasn’t science disproved Christianity?

please come check it out! Our cafe will be open as well so you can enjoy a yummy drink!
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Please tell me your next session. Also there was a post I inquired about for Bible study. On Tuesdays. Is it tomorrow?

1 week ago

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Its just so sad!

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Scott Peterson, pastor of children's ministries at Redwood Covenant Church, drove through a neighborhood near his home in Santa Rosa, California, yesterday. Peterson's home survived the Tubbs Fire that has covered more than 35,000 acres, destroyed more than 1,500 structures, and killed seven people in the county.
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This is the last week to participate in our Madison Winter Wear Drive, thank to everyone who as filled our bin, we are still in need of winter boots size 10-5 kids and snow pants sizes 5-12 kids.  please drop them off to The Gathering House by October 15th! Thank you

This is the last week to participate in our "Madison Winter Wear Drive", thank to everyone who as filled our bin, we are still in need of winter boots size 10-5 kids and snow pants sizes 5-12 kids. please drop them off to The Gathering House by October 15th! Thank you ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

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Join us for Timothy Keller's The Reason for God: Conversations on Faith and Life, Wednesday Nights 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Oct 11 - Nov 15, @ The Gathering House 733 W. Garland Ave
Come to one, come to all or as many as you like.
Oct 11 session 1
Isn’t the Bible a myth? Hasn’t science disproved Christianity?
Oct 18 session 2
How can you say there’s only one way to God?
Oct 25 session 3
What gives you the right to tell me how to live my life?
Nov 1 session 4
Why does God allow suffering?
Nov 8 session 5
Why is the church responsible for so much injustice?
Nov 15 session 6
How can God be full of love and wrath at the same time?
E-mail rob@gatheringhouse.org for more info
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1 week ago

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Its not too late to join us for this fascinating study! tomorrow in room 2 at  The Gathering House.

It's not too late to join us for this fascinating study! tomorrow in room 2 at The Gathering House.Come join Jennifer tomorrow morning for the Women’s
Morning Bible study Tuesday, September 26
10-noon @ the Gathering House Cafe

Ezekiel: Follow the story of Ezekiel from the heartbreak of the fall of Jerusalem and the Babylonian captivity to the inexpressible joy of
worship in the heavenly
tabernacle.
“Ezekiel-What Is Yet To Come” by Kay Arthur
Contact: Jennifer Guglielmo 509-979-2702 or
jlguglielmo@yahoo.com for more Information
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Do I need to buy this book before I attend and can I just attend?

2 weeks ago

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Great stuff from city council member Amber Waldref speaking to the homeless Coalition about homeless housing issues in our city

Great stuff from city council member Amber Waldref speaking to the homeless Coalition about homeless housing issues in our city ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

The Gathering House
Join us for Timothy Kellers The Reason for God: Conversations on Faith and Life, Wednesday Nights 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Oct 11 - Nov 15, @ The Gathering House 733 W. Garland Ave 
Come to one, come to all or as many as you like. 
Oct 11 session 1 
Isn’t the Bible a myth? Hasn’t science disproved Christianity?
Oct 18 session 2         
 How can you say there’s only one way to God?
Oct 25 session 3         
 What gives you the right to tell me how to live my life?
Nov 1   session 4          
Why does God allow suffering?
Nov 8   session 5         
 Why is the church responsible for so much injustice?
Nov 15 session 6          
How can God be full of love and wrath at the same time?
E-mail rob@gatheringhouse.org for more info

Join us for Timothy Keller's The Reason for God: Conversations on Faith and Life, Wednesday Nights 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Oct 11 - Nov 15, @ The Gathering House 733 W. Garland Ave
Come to one, come to all or as many as you like.
Oct 11 session 1
Isn’t the Bible a myth? Hasn’t science disproved Christianity?
Oct 18 session 2
How can you say there’s only one way to God?
Oct 25 session 3
What gives you the right to tell me how to live my life?
Nov 1 session 4
Why does God allow suffering?
Nov 8 session 5
Why is the church responsible for so much injustice?
Nov 15 session 6
How can God be full of love and wrath at the same time?
E-mail rob@gatheringhouse.org for more info
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2 weeks ago

The Gathering House
Only a couple weeks left to participate in our: 
MADISON WINTER WEAR DRIVE  

THE GATHERING HOUSE IS PARTNERING WITH MADISON ELEMENTARY & HERE IS HOW YOU CAN HELP:
Madison Elementary School is in need of new or slightly used gloves/mittens, scarves, hats, coats, and boots ages 5-12. They often run out and many of their kiddos do not have the right clothing for winter. 
Drop items off to The Gathering House @ 733 W. Garland Ave by October 15th.

Only a couple weeks left to participate in our:
MADISON WINTER WEAR DRIVE

THE GATHERING HOUSE IS PARTNERING WITH MADISON ELEMENTARY & HERE IS HOW YOU CAN HELP:
Madison Elementary School is in need of new or slightly used gloves/mittens, scarves, hats, coats, and boots ages 5-12. They often run out and many of their kiddos do not have the right clothing for winter.
Drop items off to The Gathering House @ 733 W. Garland Ave by October 15th.
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2 weeks ago

Joanne Nastri

Today Pastor Rob expressed how we are not to worship our church and it's doings, but the Trinity and Its doings. How true that is....I am just thankful that we have such a place to worship in and hear true, necessary messages... Especially the ones that hit us the hardest! ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

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Dont forget to bring in your winter clothing, we would love to fill our bin!

Don't forget to bring in your winter clothing, we would love to fill our bin!The Gathering House is partnering with Madison Elementary School, they are in need of new or slightly used glove/mittens, scarves, hats, coats and boots for ages 5-12. Please bring items to the Church by October 15th. Thank you for helping us support our local schools. ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

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Auditions for this great show are tonight 5 pm @ The Gathering House, dont miss it!

Auditions for this great show are tonight 5 pm @ The Gathering House, don't miss it! ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

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Hey that picture on the left had to have been taken right outside our front door! Glamour magazine????

Hey that picture on the left had to have been taken right outside our front door! Glamour magazine????Look who's made it into Glamour Magazine!
#GottaLoveGarland #GarlandDistrict #MaryLousMilkBottle
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3 weeks ago

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*We are sad to announce that Lenora Pachosa has passed away, she was a long time member of our Church and served on our Board. Our condolences to her family. ... See MoreSee Less

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Praying for her family love and sweet rememberance

Wonderful, sweet lady. So sorry to hear.

3 weeks ago

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SpoFI officially launched! Safe Families luncheon Oct. 19 -- register today
The Spokane Fatherhood Initiative was formally launched Sept. 7 at a luncheon at the Union Gospel Mission organized and hosted by The Way of Business. It was an honor, privilege and blessing to see the dream and vision of so many people come to life that day through speeches, colorful flyers and coffee cups! We are deeply grateful to The Way of Business, Union Gospel Mission and Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich for making our launch so easy and successful. 
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The Spokesman-Review published an excellent story the next day, which you can read here.

In spite of our infancy, SpoFI has an amazing agenda ahead of us. We hope you will join us in supporting one of our vital partner ministries, Safe Families, at a fundraising luncheon at Valley Assembly Oct. 19. This ministry is barely keeping up with the demand for safe homes to temporarily house vulnerable children. Families that have taken on this assignment report this is a tremendously rewarding experience. We urgently need the Body of Christ to surround and support this ministry. Register for the 11:30 a.m. luncheon here.
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Fatherlessness affects every church. Fatherlessness is present in every Sunday School classroom. It touches every men’s ministry, every youth program and every offering plate.
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SpoFI officially launched! Safe Families luncheon Oct. 19 -- register today
The Spokane Fatherhood Initiative was formally launched Sept. 7 at a luncheon at the Union Gospel Mission organized and hosted by The Way of Business. It was an honor, privilege and blessing to see the dream and vision of so many people come to life that day through speeches, colorful flyers and coffee cups! We are deeply grateful to The Way of Business, Union Gospel Mission and Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich for making our launch so easy and successful.
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The Spokesman-Review published an excellent story the next day, which you can read here.

In spite of our infancy, SpoFI has an amazing agenda ahead of us. We hope you will join us in supporting one of our vital partner ministries, Safe Families, at a fundraising luncheon at Valley Assembly Oct. 19. This ministry is barely keeping up with the demand for safe homes to temporarily house vulnerable children. Families that have taken on this assignment report this is a tremendously rewarding experience. We urgently need the Body of Christ to surround and support this ministry. Register for the 11:30 a.m. luncheon here.
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Fatherlessness affects every church. Fatherlessness is present in every Sunday School classroom. It touches every men’s ministry, every youth program and every offering plate.
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3 weeks ago

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The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism:
Wednesday Nights 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm beginning Oct 11 - Nov 15 @ The Gathering House, 733 W. Garland Ave.
How could a loving God send people to hell? Why does he allow suffering? Can one religion be "right" and the others "wrong"? Responding to the questions of open skeptics and ardent believers, Keller draws from literature, philosophy, reason, and real-life conversations to explain how faith in a Christian God is a soundly rational belief. This is a video series by Tim Keller. We will be including a lot of small group discussion. Pick some friends and join us as your own small group table.
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I'm so sorry we won't make we have a terrible flu

Sorry to hear that! Take care of yourselves and we will see you next week.

Wish I was close enough for this. It sounds really good.