Koinos (koy-nos’)…

is a Greek word (most of the New Testament was originally written in Greek) which means “shared, together, open to all.”  This word was used in the New Testament to describe the first communities of Jesus followers.  Koinos was also used outside of the Bible to describe common, everyday life.   We chose this odd name because we aim to follow in the same original Spirit of the early Church: following Jesus in the real world and welcoming all people.

Relevant

We believe that following Jesus is not a matter of escaping the world, but of encountering God in the midst of our everyday experience—at home, at work, in our neighborhoods, wherever we are. Read More…

Authentic

We believe we’re all sinful and incomplete—including our church leaders. Following Jesus is a call to humility and honesty, even as we seek to live out the truth. Read more…

Welcoming 

We believe that the message of Jesus is radically inclusive. All of us, regardless of our background, are invited to change course and follow Him to find life in relationship with God and others. Read more…