Serving at HVFC since 1999, Pastors Jeff & Colleen are continually amazed at God’s grace upon their church family. They believe that the most important thing a believer can do is learn to hear the Lord’s voice and then obey Him and that is how they seek to lead the church. Pastor Jeff loves anything to do with hunting, hiking, firearms and Pastor Colleen loves to travel and shop with friends.  They are both passionate about global missions.   They both enjoy spending time together at the cabin (even after 40 years of marriage). They have two living adult children and best of all... two  grandsons...do you want to see pictures? 

OUR LEAD PASTORS

Pastors Jeff And Colleen Richards

CHILDREN'S PASTOR

Pastor Mary Jo Kraft

Pastor Mary Jo loves children's ministry and embraces God's vision with creativity. Pastor Mary Jo is a retired 20 year veteran of the Montana Army National Guard where she served as a Chinook helicopter pilot. When she is not developing disciples, teams and leaders for the next generation, she loves to hike, hang out with her puppy Rowdy or doing anything that has to do

with aviation. 

YOUTH PASTORS

Abigail & Brandon Brown

Pastors Abi and Brandon are uniquely gifted to minister to the youth of this generation. They have been actively involved in various children's, youth and worship ministries in the area. Their hearts are to serve the whole body of Christ. Their desire is to build bridges for youth to find their way into the family of God. Then, as a valued part of God's family they can know, find and fulfill God's calling on their lives. 

ASSISTING PASTOR

Pastor Rick Davis

Pastor Rick has been an integral part of the Helena Faith family assisting in various areas including Teaching, Disaster Relief Teams, Men's gatherings, Security and food ministries.  He is a retired Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant and integrates his skills and life experiences into the areas he serves.  Pastor Rick and his wife Teresa have 2 grown children and 7 grandchildren.

OUR CHURCH

 

Purpose, Mission, Vision

 

Our Purpose as a church is To Know and Love God -

To Love and Serve People.  We believe that what we do must flow out of who we are in Christ.

 

Our Mission is to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ, empowered and equipped by God to serve Him by gathering His family to Himself, both locally and globally.

Our Vision sees us gathering tens of thousands into Jesus' family.

As we live out our Purpose and Mission our Vision can be fulfilled.

 

Helena Valley Faith Center (formerly East Valley Foursquare Church) has been part of the Helena Valley since its inception as Emmanual Covenant Church in 1976.  Pastors Jeff and Colleen Richards have been senior pastors since 1999.  In 2001, we merged with Faith Christian Center including the dynamic ministry of Faith Kidz.

 

 

FOURSQUARE BELIEFS

The Foursquare logo represents a gospel which is equally balanced on all sides, established and enduring.

Jesus Christ our Savior

Jesus Christ our Healer

Jesus Christ our Baptizer with the Holy Spirit

Jesus Christ our soon

and coming King

ASSISTING PASTOR

Pastor Will Parson

Will, a Louisiana native, met Autumn, a missionary

kid born in Japan, in San Antonio, TX while

attending International Bible College. They moved

to Helena, Montana in 2005 to work with Last Chance Chapel. Will and Autumn served in the church for fifteen years, while running a business and raising a family. They have a passion for ministry and missions. Together they led a missions training school for three summers in Sapporo, Japan, along with many other mission endeavors. Will and Autumn have five children, and they also serve in church with their parents.

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                        Missions Director - Taralee Mongoven

    

                                           Just a short 11 years ago, Tara attended an alpha course at Helena Faith and was transformed by the                                                     saving grace of Jesus as she invited Him into her life.  Since then, Tara has thrown herself into serving                                                   the Lord with great enthusiasm and love.  She has used her talents and giftings in a wide variety of                                                       ministries - from facilitating alpha groups to building stage sets, mentoring women and serving on the                                                 church Council.  But, she never dreamed that God would ask her to follow and serve Him to meet the                                                   needs of the world!
   BUT GOD...five years ago, she was invited to go to Mexico to learn more about serving people in another culture.  As she was on a platform overlooking Mexico City, God broke her heart for the brokenness of the people and their need for Jesus.  Her zeal for reaching the world continues to increase and expand.  She has given herself to building relationships with missionaries around the world and creating ways for our church family to fan the flame of world evangelism by leading teams to pray and go, helping with our annual Missions Experience and organizing Food Pack Events.  She has also made great effort to grow her relationship with Jesus and encouraging others in the same way.