Our History

  July 18, 1992 First Sabbath School at the Andrews University Campus Center
  September 4, 1992 Retreat at Five Pines Christian Family Center to lay foundation for starting a company
  September 23, 1992 Delegation approached Michigan Conference about becoming a church
  October 28, 1992 Officially organized as a church company; met in Science Complex on the Andrews University campus
  February 25, 1993 Voted by Michigan Conference executive committee as an organized church with Pastor Isaias Santos Sr. as the pastor
  August 21, 1993 Charter members of the church recognized
  September 25, 1993 Voted by Michigan Conference constituency delegates as a church
  June 1, 1998 Pastor Ryan Counsell became pastor while attending the Andrews University SDA Theological Seminary
  October 15, 2000 Ground dedication ceremony for new church building
  February, 2001 Pastor Sheldon Seltzer became interim pastor
  Spring, 2001 Construction begun for new church building
  April 20, 2002 Inauguration Day. March from the Science Complex to the completed church
  November 1, 2002 Pastor Ron du Preez became pastor with Pastor Bayani Pastrana as associate pastor
  January 1, 2008 Pastor Roy Castelbuono became pastor
  November 1, 2009 Mortgage completely paid off
  November 7, 2009 Mortgage burning ceremony
  November 8, 2009 Groundbreaking ceremony for education wing addition
  November 30, 2009 Construction of education wing addition began
  September 11, 2010 Dedication and open house of education wing addition