HLC 25th Anniversary Conference
We are so excited about our upcoming conference September 16th–19th! Our guest speakers include Pastor Robert & Virginia Maasbach, Pastor Jared Nieman, and of course my pastor, Pastor Charles Nieman.
The conference theme is “ The future starts now”. We believe this conference will bring a spiritual refreshing to you, your family and our church family.
As you may know, it is been on my heart to bring back our annual conference since we moved into this building, and I truly believe this is the year. I believe everybody needs a time every year in his or her life when we set time aside to draw closer to God. That’s what this conference is going to be all about. -Pastor David Whaley
Sunday Services: 8:30, 10:30, 12:30, & 6:30pm
Monday-Wednesday Services: 7:00pm
Food Trucks available for your conveinence. There will be different options every night.
Meet our guests
Son of well-known apostle Johan Maasbach, founder of Johan Maasbach World Mission in The Hague. Robert is the sixth child of eight, and grew up in Gouda, The Netherlands. His father and mother planted churches throughout Holland, Belgium, and did missionary work all over the world. Robert started pastoring one of his father's churches in Rotterdam at the age of 18, and married Virginia in 1983. Towards the end of 1986, they felt certain of God's calling to leave The Netherlands and they moved to the UK. They began Life Church in their house in Folkestone, and Robert held evangelistic meetings throughout England.
Speaking: Sunday at 8:30am, 12:30pm, & 6:30pm
Born in Houston, Texas and having grown up in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, Virginia could ride a horse before she could walk! Virginia married Robert in 1983, and they lived in The Netherlands until the end of 1986, when they felt to move to the UK. They have lived in Folkestone since 1989. Along with Robert, Virginia is the Senior Pastor of Life Church and the General Manager of the C4W Trust. Her greatest passion is to do God's will and her current focus is the Next Generation. She longs to see people from all walks of life, all ages, cultures, and backgrounds, receive the love of God and a brand new life through Christ Jesus.
Speaking: Saturday Morning at 9am (Women's Wordshoppe) & Sunday Morning at 10:30am
Charles, a native El Pasoan, grew up in a military family and lived in cities all over the United States and overseas. His parents taught him the incredible values of discipline and faithfulness. As a high school student, his family returned to El Paso, Texas, where he graduated and went on to attend the University of Texas at El Paso. It was there that he met his late wife, Rochelle, who led him to know the Lord. Charles and Rochelle married in 1970 and had two children, Shannon and Jared, who have also dedicated their lives to working in the ministry.
In 1977, Charles and Rochelle Nieman began teaching God’s Word in a small railroad union hall with 20 people. Since that small beginning, the church has grown; and today, Abundant Living Faith Center has 30,000+ members and growing.
On December 30, 2012, after celebrating Abundant Living Faith Center’s 35th anniversary, Rochelle went to be with the Lord. After the passing of his wife, Charles is even more determined to teach people how to live the abundant life.
Speaking: Tuesday & Wednesday Night at 7pm
As the son of Pastors Charles and Rochelle Nieman, Jared grew up on the front row of church. In addition to being the administrator of Abundant Living Faith Center, he now serves as a teaching pastor at the church.
Jared, his wife Karla and their son Caleb have committed their lives to building the Church and to continuing the work Charles and Rochelle started many years ago. They also have an awesome dog appropriately named, “Awesome”.
Speaking: Monday Night at 7pm