American Alliance of Jews & Christians (AAJC) PO Box 58, Mercer Island, WA98040 Founded by local Rabbi Daniel Lapin, American Alliance of Jews & Christians is a non-profit educational organization…More that fosters dialogue and connections between Christians and Jews. The organization supports "traditional Judeo-Christian values" and distributes promotional CDs and e-mails.
Best Christian Workplaces Institute 9311 SE 36th St, Mercer Island, WA98040 Best Christian Workplaces Institute is a research-based organizational development and human resources consulting firm…More that offers a variety of surveying and consulting services to companies. It offers services such as customized consulting, "leading under pressure" workshops, Christian leadership consulting and other various consulting services. Its mission is to "equip Christian organizations with the best, most effective tools to help them fulfill their calling and broaden their ministry." For more details on the institute's services, please call the number provided or visit its website.
The First Church of Christ, Scientist was the second church to arrive on Mercer Island in 1929, and its members built…More what is now the Methodist Church on 24th Street. The Christian Science Church is now located mid-island, just off Island Crest Way.
Christian Science was first established as a religion by Mary Baker Eddy in 1866 and continues on Mercer Island as a branch of The Mother Church—The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Mass.
The Pebble Preschool, established in 1999, offers two, three-hour classes, morning and afternoon, and a half-day…More Kindergarten program. It is located on 84th Ave. Southeast.
The school, which is affiliated with the Presbyterian faith, seeks to provide children with a Christian learning environment through play time, and teaches basic communication skills, such as handwriting and story telling.
Mercer Island United Methodist Church 7070 SE 24th St, Mercer Island, WA98040 Formerly home to the Christian Science church, The Mercer Island United Methodist Church on First Hill has since…More expanded the small sanctuary and parsonage. In addition to Sunday services, the Methodists also hold Bible study classes every Wednesday at 7pm, led by Rev. John Chae. During the week, the church parking lot across the street from the sanctuary serves as a Metro Transit Park-and-Ride.
Mercer Island Presbyterian Church 3605 84th Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA98040 This Christian church focuses on community and social ministries and ecumenical initiatives. The church campus is made…More up of several buildings, including the Sanctuary, The Pebble preschool and child care center, atrium, memorial garden and gymnasium. The music ministry is a popular draw for the church, featuring a seasonal concert series, handbell choir and a pipe organ assembled with the help of the Mercer Island Pipe Organ Foundation, with 1,630 pipes total.
This congregation of the United Church of Christ (CCMI) strives to be a welcoming Christian community that supports…More the understanding of God and Jesus Christ through the rites of sacrament, prayer retreats and bible classes. The United Church of Christ also does not support a centralized church or doctrinal authority, illustrated by the lack of wooden pews inside the church sanctuary.
The church also supports several local and national service causes through a number of Global Ministries including the Atlantic Street Center, Family and Social Services, SafePlace and Treehouse.
The church's airy, circular sanctuary overlooks a wooded hillside and a small outdoor amphitheatre through large windows. There is also a small memorial garden and children's play structure nearby.
Emmanuel Episcopal Church is located near the Mercer Island Library on a rise a few blocks above Island Crest Way.…More The church is led by a rector, the Rev. Hunt Priest, and focuses on Christian ministries that reflect community-wide values: children, youth, stewardship and service. The parish hall hosts a number of community groups and serves as a meeting place for local scouting organizations.
Emmanuel is Mercer Island's first church, which began as a mission here in 1909, and eventually settled into its present location in 1959.
Called a "gathering place" by the church ministry, The Mercer Island Covenant Church is a large evangelical church…More centered on traditional Christian biblical values.
The congregation was founded in 1949 and initially met at the present VFW Hall. The first small sanctuary was erected at the present post office site and was later moved to its present corner, conveniently located across from Mercerdale Park. Four building additions have enlarged the facility, including the sanctuary located on the corner of 78th Ave. SE and SE 32nd St. Both traditional and contemporary worship services take place on Sunday mornings, meeting worship desires of all age groups.
The Evangelical Covenant Church of America has been shown to be the fastest growing multi-ethnic denomination in the country. This fact is also reflected in the Mercer Island congregation. The church also supports a diverse array of ministries both locally and worldwide.
The New Hope International Church is an evangelical ministry that is guided by pastors and husband-and-wife team…More Varun and Da Laohaprasit. The tenets of the church are guided by Christian principles of spiritual revival, salvation and faith in God and the Holy Spirit. New Hope regularly holds "Care Groups" to welcome members and curious visitors during the week to introduce them to the church.
The church traces its origins in the 1980s to the basement of Dr. Varun Laohaprasit's north Seattle home. It has since expanded to two chapels, the other located in Montlake Terrace. New Hope also maintains strong ties to its fellowship churches in Thailand. The church is sheltered amidst an East Island grove of trees, with ample parking and a playground behind the church building.