We know visiting somewhere new can be intimidating, so our teams priority is to be in place and ready to make you feel welcome, comfortable, and right at home. We suggest you arrive 10-15 minutes early so that you do not feel rushed in the process.
Upon arriving at Center Point Church, you will be greeted at the entrance by by one of our team members with a welcoming smile on their face. If you have any questions or need directions, one of our hosts will be positioned nearby ready to help in any way they can. If you have children, they can help you check them into our safe and secure children’s ministry designed just for them. As you make your way to our main auditorium our ushers will welcome and direct you to a seat so you can get ready for a great service!
In our services you can expect a time of uplifting, passionate, and heartfelt praise and worship. A fun place to meet people during our designated meet and greet time which allows people to connect with genuinely friendly people. You will also hear a relevant message that will inspire us to live Christ-Centered Lives and go beyond just living, but fulfilling God’s purpose on this earth.
The atmosphere of our service is life-giving, not boring! After all, He came that we might have life and more (John 10:10). There are services for kids, youth and adults.
We believe the Bible to be the inspired Word of God.
II Timothy 3:16
We believe in the One True God who is revealed as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
John 14:18-27, II Corinthians 13:14
We believe in the Virgin Birth, the Begotten Sonship, and Deity of Jesus Christ. We believe that He was God and man.
I Timothy 3:16, Matthew 1:23
We believe in the salvation of sinners by grace through repentance and faith.
Ephesians 2:8-9, Hebrews 9:12-22, Romans 5:11
We believe in water baptism as an outward expression of one’s inner faith – that it’s God’s plan for every believer to be baptized in water.
Matthew 28:19, Acts 2:38, Acts 10:47-48
We believe that it is the will of God that each believer be filled with the Holy Spirit and receive a prayer language of speaking in tongues.
Acts 1:8, Acts 19:1-6
We believe that every believer is given power to live a victorious, overcoming life.
I John 5:4
We believe in the operation of the gifts of the Spirit individually and corporately.
I Corinthians 12:14
We believe that divine healing through the redemptive work of Christ is available for every believer.
James 5:14, I Peter 2:24
We believe in the table of the Lord, commonly called communion or the Lord’s Supper, for believers.
I Corinthians 11:28-32
We believe in eternal life for believers.
Mark 9:43-50, II Thessalonians 1:9, Revelation 20:10-15
Relevant people with an unchanging message of truth to a changing culture.
Forgiveness, Freedom, Favor; walking in, and existing for all people.
Demonstrating Christ’s example by our expression of selflessness and sacrifice without caution through our words and actions.
In Gestures: Extending genuine friendliness to all people.
In Services: Use our God given gifts and talents to honor God, serve others, and grow His church.
In Resources: Using our time and money to reach many people.
Fulfilling His purpose through a collaborative effort together as a family of God.
Everything about church should be a celebration of who God is and what He has done.
100% Committed to Jesus, His Church, and reaching many people.
As a church we have intentionally focused our efforts in 5 specific areas that will help accomplish our mission. With targeted focus, it allows us to be intentional and strategic in achieving maximum effectiveness of our resources as stewards of what God is bringing Center Point Church. The 5 specific areas are referred to has ‘The 5’:
Serving God’s church by loving others and meeting needs, giving faithfully through finance, and unashamedly expressing our love of Christ during our corporate services and praise and worship experiences.
Getting out of our comfort zones, putting action to our words and beliefs by serving others, sharing our testimonies, and going out and being the hands and feet of Jesus to the surrounding world.
Building an inclusive church community full of Godly marriages, families, friendships, and business partnerships that are empowered to experience God and do life together.
Encouraging all to be in pursuit of Christ and His presence through daily devotion (studying the Word, personal prayer and worship), reaching the lost, and pursuing the growth of Center Point Church.
Honoring young and old as we partner together in order to see lives changed by the power of Christ for generations to come.
Pastor Allen began his ministry at a young age as a youth pastor, and after he and Sharon married, they moved to Tacoma, WA. They spent the next 18 years as the associate pastors of Champions Centre, one of the largest churches in the Pacific Northwest. They launched Center Point Church in 2008 in Meridian, ID with a small group of committed people. Pastors Allen and Sharon are full of life and passionate about the vision God has given them to reach all walks of life in this community by leading people to live Christ-Centered lives.
They have three children who are all married and serve in the leadership of Center Point. They also love spending time with their seven grandchildren. God has blessed Pastors Allen and Sharon with a wonderful family and a unique ministry. They love living in Idaho, are excited about what God has done, and are even more excited about what is in store for the future of Center Point Church.
The Pastors Council members oversee the finances and business matters of the church. They provide counsel to the Lead Pastor and Leadership Team regarding the major financial and business commitments of the church.
Jeremy DeFrees (Secretary), Ross Hicks (Treasurer), Fleda Wright, Jason Oates, Doug Tyler, Jacob Horyza, Sharon Yadon, Allen Yadon
Those who call Center Point their home, who invest their hearts, time, families and finances in helping to reach people for Christ and grow His church, deserve to have confidence in church leadership. People are looking for leaders who are not perfect, but live and conduct themselves with integrity and respect when making decisions that affect their lives.
Our Pastoral staff team is led by the Lead Pastor. This team oversees the day-to-day ministry and operations of Center Point. These staff leaders & pastors serve the congregation and are responsible for the development of the spiritual life of the church.
Finances, Accounting, Policies
Amped Youth, Teaching Team
Creative, Teaching Team
Connect Week, Social Media, Photography
Worship, Tech, Pastors Council
Worship, Admin, Assimilation, Teaching Team, Amped Kids, Childcare