JUNE 13, 2019

Dan Kellog – Founding Pastor – Vacation

It’s June, and we are getting ready for summer vacation. Vacation is an interesting word. If you were to go to England or Europe, they would talk about going on a holiday, but we talk about going on vacation. Which...


JUNE 8, 2019

Mariah Klar – Lake Stevens Children’s Pastor – Summertime

Now that school’s letting out for summer, my kids and I are so excited for all types of summer activities. From camps, to day trip outings, to vacations; to anything outdoors in general. We are so excited for everything summer...


MAY 30, 2019

Larry Ehoff – Global Executive Pastor – God Can

Pastor Dan has been talking about two main themes throughout the God Can series.  Stewardship, which takes discipline. What you do now shows up later. And Generosity takes faith. It prevents heart disease. It’s interesting to me, recently, I’ve had...


MAY 23, 2019

Naudia Bosch Extended Hands Coordinator – Memorial Day

As we are approaching Memorial Day, I’d like to share some thoughts I have with you as an Air Force Veteran.  When we think about Memorial Day, we often think about the service members across our nation who have served...


MAY 16, 2019

Larry Ehoff – Global Executive Pastor – Day of Hope

I’m getting my equipment ready for Day of Hope, which is this Saturday and Sunday.  Last year I served with my kids, and a number of other volunteers, at Little Cedars Elementary School.  With the amount of people helping on...


MAY 9, 2019

Stacy Philpott – Global Family Pastor – Mother’s Day

I am betting if I was able to go to all of your homes and snoop through your cupboards and drawers (I know that sounds weird!), I’m betting I would find some “Best Mom Ever” mugs, some homemade cards claiming,...


MAY 2, 2019

Jose Solorio – Spanish Campus Pastor – Cinco de Mayo

Hi, I’m Pastor Jose, the Spanish Campus Pastor at Gold Creek Community Church.  I am enthusiastic because it’s May, and during this month, I like to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.  Cinco de Mayo is a historic date that occurred in...


APRIL 25, 2019

Larry Ehoff – Global Executive Pastor – Baptisms

When I talk to people about baptisms, I get a lot of the same questions.  The first question, “Do I have to do this in front of people? Or can I do a private baptism?”  Jesus answered that question in...


APRIL 18, 2019

Dan Kellog – Founding Pastor – Easter

While looking at the origin of the word Easter, I discovered Easter was actually a Pagan holiday.  After learning this, I thought, “How in the world did this happen?” When Missionaries were sent to England, they were given specific instructions,...


APRIL 11, 2019

James Culin – Lake Stevens Campus Pastor – Good Friday

Join us on Friday, April 19th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, at the Thomas Family Farm for our Good Friday Experience.  The GC App on your phone will serve as your electronic guide through the beautiful Thomas Family Farm...


APRIL 4, 2019

Stacy Philpott – Global Family Pastor – Palm Sunday

I have always known Palm Sunday to be a day of celebration.  It’s a day we talk about Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem and how so much of the crowd was praising him, “Blessed is the King who comes in...


MARCH 28, 2019

Mariah Klar – Lake Stevens Children’s Pastor – Spring Break

My kids love going to the park and they always want to be pushed on the swings over and over… and over again!  I’m so excited spring is finally here, and we can be outside when it’s warm and beautiful....


MARCH 21, 2019

James Culin – Lake Stevens Campus Pastor – March Madness

I want to talk to you about March Madness. March Madness is one of my favorite tournaments of the year.  It has by far the most intrigue with Cinderella stories, one versus sixteen seeds and teams that no one would...


MARCH 14, 2019

Mariah Klar – Lake Stevens Children’s Pastor – Spring

Spring is here, and with it comes all these wonderful things, like fresh vegetables, beautiful flowers and sun!  I finally get to go outside and do all the things I haven’t been able to do during the winter being cooped...


MARCH 8, 2019

Stacy Philpott – Global Family Pastor – Daylight Savings

Today we’re talking about Daylight Savings Time…Ugh, Spring forward…AKA, we lose an hour; this is not the good one!  I don’t know about you, but I could seriously use five bonus hours in my day, losing an hour completely throws...


FEBRUARY 28, 2019

Dan Kellog – Founding Pastor – Israel Trip 2020

I had the chance to go to Israel a year ago, and it was a life changing experience.  After the trip, my wife and I decided that it was important for us to share our experience with as many people...


FEBRUARY 21, 2019

Mariah Klar – Lake Stevens Children’s Pastor – Going to the Movies

    The current Sermon Series in our adult ministry is called “Watching Oscar,” which focuses on the commentary from this year’s Oscar nominated movies.  If I’m being honest with you, I haven’t seen a single movie from the list!...


FEBRUARY 14, 2019

Stacy Philpott – Global Family Pastor – Valentine’s Day

Today’s topic is one of controversy…That’s right, I’m talking about Valentine’s Day!  People either love it or hate it, and it might surprise you to hear that I absolutely love it.  I love everything about it! The colors, the chocolate,...


FEBRUARY 7, 2019

Larry Ehoff – Global Executive Pastor – Missions

I hope you’ve enjoyed the snow this week.  I’ve enjoyed it for a couple of days, but I’m ready for it to be gone!  Today, a couple of scriptures came to mind, one is in Matthew 28 and the other...


FEBRUARY 1, 2019

Brian Dickison – Woodinville Campus Pastor – Super Bowl

We as people love lines.  We love to pick sides. It’s Super Bowl weekend, and I’m sure you picked a team you’re rooting for and you believe that team will win.  One thing that concerns me in America right now,...


JANUARY 24, 2019

Lake Stevens Children’s Pastor: Mariah Klar – Seasonal Depression

January is always a really hard month for me.  Christmas is my favorite time of year, and when January hits, we have to wait 11 months for Christmas to come back.  For the first few months of the year, there’s...


JANUARY 17, 2019

Stacy Philpott – Global Family Pastor – Kids Winter Camps

We are heading into winter camp season for kids and youth, second through twelfth grade.  I want to talk to you today about why Gold Creek Community Church puts on camps and why you send your kids.   Let’s talk...


JANUARY 10, 2019


Our family loves the outdoors.  Whether it’s hiking in the mountains, water skiing on Hood Canal during the summer, or getting ready to hit the slopes for some skiing in the winter.  We love it all! One of the jobs...


JANUARY 4, 2019

Dan Kellog – Founding Pastor – Get Started on the New Year – 2019 Vision

I’m sitting on a CT90 that my Dad and I bought.  When we bought this bike it was in really tough shape.  I’m excited to work on this bike, and will be doing so on stage in the month of...


DECEMBER 27, 2018

Brian Dickison – Woodinville Campus Pastor – New Year’s Resolution

The Christmas season has come to an end, and now we’re in the time of New Year’s and making resolutions.  What’s interesting about resolutions, is 92% of resolutions fail. After thinking about that statistic, I thought to myself, “who cares...


DECEMBER 20, 2018

Dan Kellogg – Founding Pastor – Christmas: Part 2

It’s Christmas time, and Christmas is incredibly emotional for so many people.  During the holiday season, you often find there are two kinds of people: People who are very happy and those who are very unhappy.  When you look at...


DECEMBER 13, 2018

Dan Kellogg – Founding Pastor – Christmas: Part 1

It’s Christmas time, and for most people, this is a hectic time of year. You’re thinking about what kind of gifts to buy, have I bought gifts for everyone, how much is too much? How much do I give, how...


DECEMBER 6, 2018

Stacy Philpott – Global Family Pastor -Traditions

Today we are talking about traditions.  We are entering the holiday season, which often carries so many special traditions for families and kids: whether it’s a tradition you’ve carried through your childhood that you were raised with, or one you’ve...


NOVEMBER 29, 2018

Haylee and Kyler – Encounter Student Ministry Pastors – Events

Haylee: It’s fun to be at Gold Creek for a Sunday morning, or Tuesday evening service.  Or attending one of our special events, like Carnival, that we just had in October.  It’s fun to be a part of the large...


NOVEMBER 22, 2018

Mariah Klar – Lake Stevens Children’s Pastor – Black Friday

The biggest shopping day of the year is upon us.  That’s right, Black Friday is coming! I have friends that spend the weeks leading up to Black Friday preparing.  They look at all the ads, compare all the stores and...