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disciple | dis·​ci·​ple | \ di-ˈsī-pəl \ noun

discipleship | di-​ˈsī-​pəl-​ˌship \ noun 

disciple-making | dis·​ci·​ple | \ di-ˈsī-pəl | mak·​ing | \ ˈmā-kiŋ \ verb

first sunday | ˈfərst |  \ ˈsən-(ˌ)dā \ adjective 

Great Commandment | ˈgrāt | com·​mand·​ment | kə-ˈman(d)-mənt \ noun  

Great Commission | ˈgrāt | com·​mis·​sion | \ kə-ˈmi-shən noun  

simple church | sim·​ple | ˈsim-pəl | ˈchərch \ adjective

simple church collective | sim·​ple | ˈsim-pəl | ˈchərch | col·​lec·​tive \ kə-ˈlek-tiv \ adjective 

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a submitted follower of Jesus that is a life-long learner and doer of the things that Jesus did.

"is the [ongoing] process of bringing all of life under the lordship and empowering presence of Jesus Christ" - Jeff Vanderstelt

when a believer that has been walking with Jesus, intentionally walks alongside others for a period of time to guide and develop them in the way and the mission of Jesus. Sometimes this leads to conversion, other times it leads to spiritual maturity and the multiplication of disciples.

our monthly gathering of Simple Churches and Simple Church leaders held on the first Sunday of the month, focused on worshipping God together and celebrating what He is doing among us. 

"'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.' This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' All the Law and the Prophets hang on to these two commandments." - Jesus (Matthew 26:36-40 NIV)

“…go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.” – Jesus (Matthew 28:19-20 (NIV)

Jesus-centered communities on mission.

a network of Jesus-followers making disciples in the Greater Seattle Area.