OUR STORIES—

50k – Solidarity

Partnering with like-minded organizations in the city allows us to have a greater understanding of God’s heart for our cities. For example, through our friends at Solidarity, we got to hear of what God was doing in the Maple neighborhood in Fullerton. Through the $50k Days of Christmas, we were able to come alongside mothers…

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Importance of Community

When I was a senior in high school, I had the amazing opportunity to go to Ukraine to spread the good news of the Gospel there and help run a music camp through our church’s partnership with the missions organization, Josiah Venture. This past summer, an intergenerational team of us had the opportunity to help…

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50K – Fullerton College

Even when students are trying to make a better future for themselves, the circumstances around them are sometimes unavoidable. This is a hard truth for the students as well as the staff who work alongside them. Through the $50K Days of Christmas Campaign we were able to partner with God in blessing some students with…

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Know And Be Known

A few months ago, Kelsey Crowe (our Shepherd of Connections) visited the Basecamp college group on a Sunday morning and shared her vision for a mentorship ministry at Fullerton Free. In that moment a phrase popped into my head, “Know and be known.” I was convicted. After being at the church for almost a full…

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The Loneliness Project

Have you ever sat at a dinner table with a handful of people you just met, and answered the question, “When was a time in your life you felt lonely?” It’s not exactly your typical Tuesday night adventure, but I’m happy to say it was one of mine not long ago. There were nine of…

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The One True Light of Christmas

Each year, more than a thousand people come to Fullerton Free and gather in the Worship Center to watch an annual Christmas program. What makes this exceptional, however, is that the event is led by Fullerton Free’s Special Needs ministry. When you stop and think about it, it really is something special that a major…

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Love and Trouble - The Gospel According to John

The Essence of Worship

I am happy to share with you what I have been learning over these last few months. I have loved our study in John, being refreshed by his gospel and challenged by Jesus’ teaching, but I have also loved meditating on the four pillars of our church vision that Darin has set forth for us…

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Love and Trouble - The Gospel According to John

He Knows My Name

Read below the story that Kristen Hartman shared in our Response Service on Sunday, December 15, 2019. From the first to the last chapter of John there’s a thread woven through—it’s the staggering impact of being known, being seen and being called by name . . . by Jesus. Andrew leaves John the Baptist to…

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Love and Trouble - The Gospel According to John

Response Sunday Video

Throughout our series of John, we were able to give 6,500+ John journals out to the church body. We are so thankful for the opportunity to go through this study journaling, reflecting and learning as a family through the book of John. Watch the video below made in response to our series of John.

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Merriment And Joy In Community

The laughter and anticipation as both young and old gathered together to experience the sights and sounds of Christmas Blvd could be seen all around. Bundled up alongside loved ones, it was clear that everyone was ready to partake in the merriment and joy that is Christmas Blvd! There were young friends encouraging one another…

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