Welcome to North Pines Church! We are a Bible-based, non-denominational Christian church located in the Kalamazoo/Portage area. We are multi-ethnic and multi-generational, made up of students and professionals, singles and married couples, families and children.

Our Story

North Pines Church is the culmination of significant prayer, thoughtful leadership, and God’s calling to the city of Kalamazoo. We started as a team of 43 adults from Vine Church in Carbondale, IL, where many left behind family, friends, jobs, and homes as Jesus led.

Our first service began in the fall of 2016, jumping around in different temporary locations and eventually landing at the Radisson Hotel in downtown Kalamazoo. As Jesus moved, saving many and making real disciples, we outgrew room after room in the Radisson. In beginning to max out our temporary space, God started to lead us in moving into a permanent facility. Becoming more convinced of what God was doing, with shocking provision from Jesus and generosity from the church, we moved into our forever home in Portage.

Our Mission

North Pines Church exists so that more would come to know Jesus and change their lives forever. Our desire is to be a local church where people can learn about Jesus, grow in community with others, and invite more to do the same. We are centered on Jesus and hold to the truths of the Bible passionately. As more disciples are made, our vision is to be a church that plants many more healthy local churches in university cities all over the Midwest and beyond.