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Kindred Family,

During the past several weeks we have seen rapid changes to our lives as we have known them. As a nation, we are undergoing extensive measures to combat the current outbreak of the Coronavirus within our communities. These developments have affected all of our lives in various ways.

These changes have caused us as a church leadership to be praying and seeking to act with prudence regarding the “next steps” we should take as a church. In seeking wise counsel, we have decided to take a new approach to our church services and ministries for the time being.

Due to the guidelines shared by our President and the CDC regarding the Coronavirus and efforts to slow its spread, we are holding all our services online.

As Christians who are citizens of the United States, we desire to honor God by supporting our President’s recommendations to suspend all public gatherings. We have temporarily canceled all other weekly ministries as well. As things unfold, we will provide you with updates.

We want to encourage you and your family that we are praying for all of you and are committed to shepherding each of you through our media platforms and personal contacts.

While this isn’t what we’ve planned, we are excited about new open doors for the Gospel. We might be temporarily limited in our public gatherings, but the Gospel is not limited! Be sure to invite your friends to watch any of our online services so that they may find the comfort, hope, and strength of Jesus in this season.

The Elders of Kindred Community Church

During this hard and uncertain time, we are excited about the online opportunity God has given us to carry His Word into countless homes throughout the world. We will hold multiple online services throughout the week including Pastoral Discussions, devotions, and special teaching series. You can tune in every Sunday at 10:30am, Tuesday evenings at 7:00pm, and Wednesdays at 7:00pm. You may view our services live and archived on:


Dear Kindred Family,

By now, most of you have seen President Trump’s announcement this morning calling on all fifty governors to open houses of worship and calling them essential. The leadership of Kindred is very excited by this announcement and see it as a significant step towards our opening.

We are actively monitoring developments on the city, county, state, and federal levels to determine the steps necessary to safely and legally gather to worship at Kindred as soon as possible.

For weeks we have been working proactively to prepare to open and are pouring over the CDC guidelines for communities of faith to further inform our planning. Because circumstances continue to develop rapidly, we will not be gathering in person this Sunday, May 24, 2020, but we are eager to be back together again soon.

Pastor Philip will be giving further information on our plans moving forward this coming Sunday on our live stream at 10:30 am at live.kindredchurch.org and our Facebook.

To keep updated on all that is going on at Kindred please visit this page regularly.

God Bless You,
Jason Erselius

COVID-19 CHURCH UPDATE FROM PASTOR PHILIP ON MAY 15TH, 2020As there is increased news of churches reopening around the country, our elders have been giving ourselves to fervent prayer, diligent research, and regular discussion as to how we should move forward as a church.

Please take a few moments to watch this new video from Pastor Philip to hear the latest on our plans and thinking as we seek to navigate our present circumstances in a Christ-honoring way.

Take a look at Pastor Philip's video update below:


Today, more than 5,000 orchids have arrived on campus for us to help reach out to our community and bless others. We are so excited about the opportunity that God has given us to recognize those that serve our community and encourage our neighbors with the love for Christ. Take a look at Pastor Philip's video update below:


Kindred, this week we have the privilege to be a part of  Flowers for the Frontline where we will distribute more than 5,000 orchids to those who are on the frontlines of serving our community as well as the elderly and our neighbors. We are so excited for the opportunity that God has given us to recognize those that serve our community and encourage our neighbors with the love for Christ. For more information about how you can be involved this week, please take a look at the video below. 


Those of you who were able to join us for our “virtual” congregational meeting on Sunday had the privilege of getting to hear from our pastoral candidate Charles Vermeulen and his wonderful wife Nina. It is the hope and intention of our elders to call him as our next Pastor of Children and Family ministries. Charles and Nina come to us from South Africa, by way of The Master’s Seminary and have three beautiful children (10, 7, and 5).

Charles has a passion for God’s Word and specifically God’s design for the family. If you didn’t get to watch the interview, or simply want to watch it again, please see the video below.

Our elders would love to hear your feedback and affirmations over the two weeks as well as answer any questions you might have. We are excited about Charles joining our team in serving and shepherding the people of Kindred. 

Video Updates

An Important Message from Pastor Philip

Blog Updates

Stay updated with our periodic blog updates from our staff & pastors.

Latest Blog: God is Sovereign Over the Heart of the King by Pastor Dan Nah

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Ways to Stay Connected

There are several ways you can stay connected to all that’s going on with our church:

  • Follow us on socials: FacebookInstagram, and our YouTube channel.
  • Access over 10 years of our sermon archives on our website.
  • Listen to our radio ministry, Know The Truth broadcasts and receive resources from Pastor Philip.
  • Online Giving - Support Kindred as we continue the work of the ministry.
  • You can always call our church office if you have questions at 714-282-9941.

 In His service, and at yours, the Kindred Staff & Pastors