We believe there is no substitute for living life-on-life within biblical community. We finished the year with a total of 44 adult Life Groups and 574 adults in Life Groups, 110 of whom are leading those groups.Join a Life Group
In 2015, we had our largest ever Connections with a record number of attendees joining our church on mission by becoming Covenant Members. Sign-up below for one of our upcoming Connections Events!Sign Up to Connect
2015 marked the first year we dedicated entire Sunday services to celebrating baptism. This led to a total of 57 adults, college, youth, and kids being baptized over the course of the year. Watch their testimonies by following the link below!Watch Testimonies
This sermon was a part of the "God in the Movies" series that fell in the Spring of 2015.
This sermon was a part of the "Joy to the World" advent series in December 2015.
This was a part of the "Our Turn" sermon series and our expansion campaign in October of 2015.
This song was played 18 times between our two campuses. Original by Housefires.
This song was played 15 times between our two campuses. Original by All Sons & Daughters.
Tied for 3rd was Jesus We Love You (Bethel), Holy Spirit (Jesus Culture, and Your Love Never Fails (Jesus Culture).
Each week, Harris Creek volunteers lead 23 different reading groups composed of 75+ students from Bell's Hill Elementary School.
This year, Harris Creek provided over 130 volunteers that served over 200 families during the annual Mission Waco Toy Store. Also, Harris Creek families donated 140 bicycles and 100+ toys for the store.
Over the past 5 years, we have given over $120,800 to Living Water International to help build wells in developing countries.
Over the course of the Our Turn initiative, God visibly worked by growing people in their own walks of faith through generosity. At the conclusion of the series, we had a total of $2,298,529 pledged to the vision, with a staggering $655,000 of that given in cash by individuals and families on “Big Give Sunday.” 393 individuals or families participated in Our Turn, 182 of those giving to Harris Creek for the very first time. Along with that, we had 58 individuals or families move from being “first-time” or “occasional” givers to becoming consistent givers.
Over the course of 2015, we had a total of 594 total Giving Units (representing either individuals or family units). $3,904 was the average contribution per giving unit and $192,969 was the average giving taken in per month.Get it now
Over the course of 2015, we were able to keep our Debt Income Ratio at 8%, with our goal being to keep it below 30%. The debt we carry per giving unit is $3,250.69, with our goal being to keep it below $5,000.Give Now
Our Kids Ministry hosted our first-ever Navigate Family Fun Night, and over 200 kids and parents attended! We also had over 30 families involved in Baby Dedication, 17 kids attended Investigate Junior classes, and we finished the year with 182 total volunteers between our two campuses!
2015 was a banner year for our Youth Ministry. We launched an all-new weekly Sunday night gathering that averaged approximately 70 youth each week! We also have 30 students involved in a mentor or mentee relationship, as well as 110 students in Life Groups. We launched 3 new Life Groups and gained 32 new volunteers this year.
Over the course of the past year, our College Ministry gained 34 new volunteers, bringing our total number of volunteers to 84. We have also launched 17 new college-specific Life Groups, which brings our total to 38 College Life Groups. One thing our College Ministry is extremely proud of is the launch of our Intern Program, with 12 students in its inaugural class alone.
Almost half of all our web traffic in 2015 was people visiting our website for the very first time.Visit Website
This number denotes the amount of visitors we had on our website per device.Visit Website
Our mobile app reached over 840 new downloads and a total of 3,660 downloads.Download App
Our app reached 2,526 individual media (sermons, videos, etc.) plays in 2015.Download App
We gained 285 new followers on Instagram. We're feeling the love!Follow Us!
We now have a total of 1,017 followers on Twitter.Follow Us!
We gained 188 new Facebook Likes. Thank you - we like you, too!Like Us!
These plays include videos from our website and Vimeo channel in the year 2015.Watch Videos