Because God so loved the world!
Every Nation Downtown Los Angeles (Arts District) aims to connect the creative community of the Arts District to the creator Himself. Connecting all people to our Father in Heaven through His Son Jesus Christ and developing and nurturing that relation through the leading and guiding of the Holy Spirit.
It is our mission to be a church that introduces people to God and to create an irresistible place where everyone can feel welcome, hear an authentic gospel that transforms their life, find lifelong friends, and become genuine followers of Jesus Christ who have an impact in there families, friends, communities and the world.
Family – Find your people, find your purpose. We believe God has called every believer to be connected to a local church where they can grow in their faith through genuine relationships.
Discipleship – Jesus discipled 12 men who changed the world. We believe that discipleship is the key to impacting the world for Jesus. Our goal is to see every disciple make a disciple.
Evangelism – We believe that the Great Commission is the responsibility of every believer. We desire to share our faith in every community, work place, and college campus with the love of Jesus.
Leadership – We are committed to a culture of empowering leaders as we fulfill our call to establish churches and campus ministries in every nation. We deliberately create opportunities and platforms to develop the next generation of leaders.
Lordship – We believe that whole-hearted submission to God’s will and his Word is the starting point of the Christian faith and the foundation of all spiritual growth.
Compassion – We love our city, and have regular events to reach out in compassion throughout LA. Every year we reach thousands with the love of Jesus through our community outreaches helping homeless and low income families.
Lead Pastors Kenneth and Tawnya Farve have been married for ten years and have served side by side in ministry for close to 15. They are both native Angelenos and absolutely love the city and the people of Los Angeles.
Pastor Kenny is also on staff at the University of Southern California (USC) with the office of religious and spiritual life department where he works and counsels Faculty and staff, Students and the entire community of the University of Southern California as a Religious Director. He is the founder of an organization called The Missions Team, a University based global missions program created to impact the lives of orphans and underprivileged, urban communities around the world by spreading the Gospel, praying for others, distributing food, building homes and jungle gyms/playgrounds for those in need.
The team is currently serving in Los Angeles, South Africa, and Mexico and live by the motto, “leave to change the world and come back changed forever”.
Pastor Tawnya is a practicing licensed marriage and family therapist where she has impacted hundreds of lives throughout the state of California. She graduated with a masters in marital and family therapy from Fuller Theological Seminary. Serving as the Women’s Director for the Missions Team is where Tawnya developed a heart to see holistic healing in the lives of college students and their families.
Why Los Angeles?
Every Nation Church Downtown LA is a part of a family of churches and campus ministries called Every Nation. Every Nation exists to honor God by establishing Christ-centered, Spirit-empowered, socially responsible churches and campus ministries in every nation. Every Nation operates through the partnership of church planting, campus ministry, and world missions. Our movement is in 82 countries and counting!