What is there to know?
Get to know a little more about the beliefs, affiliations and leadership team at AC.
First Impressions Directortrista@authenticchurch.com
A/V Social Media Directorjen@authenticchurch.com
Hillside Food Outreach Coordinatorbrad@authenticchurch.com
Director of Operationsrenato@authenticchurch.com
Director of Operationsrachel@authenticchurch.com
Jason Van Engen
Life Group Coordinatorjason@authenticchurch.com
This is a section where we will talk about our beliefs. Please pardon our dust as this website is being built.
Why the name Authentic?
Look, we’re not here to beat our chests and to be arrogant enough to think that we are the only authentic church. Our mission and goal is to be a true body of believers that is living for real by devoting ourselves to knowing God, growing together and showing love. We want to model the narrative of church that began in the book of Acts and in so doing, live out not only what we see there, but what we see in the life of Jesus and the written words of the full counsel of Scripture. We want to be authentic to that and to Him. Now we’ll be honest, that is really messy. So you will encounter fully devoted followers of Jesus that have been Christians for a while, new believers, cynics, liars, people with various stubborn addictions and habits, the pious, the agnostic, and more. And, where sure you’ll feel right at home because there’s one thing that we are willing to fight for vehemently and that is a culture of love.
Why the logo?
Inspired by the periodic Table of Elements, our logo is symbolic of the basic DNA of Authentic Church. Here's the idea: Jesus kept things simple - we want to keep things simple. We endeavor to create our own "Table" of core elements that are biblically centered, simple, and creative to express the gospel to Westchester County, NY Metro and the world.
To be a church where everyone feels welcomed and loved and together we progress in our faith in Jesus.
Authentic Church exists to know God through the gospel, grow together in community, and show love to Westchester County, New York City and the world through serving and generosity.