Westview Church is a brand new Acts 29 church plant with a heart to reach the North County/Carmel Mountain area for Jesus. Pastor Jesse Winkler was formerly the pastor of a Mars Hill Church in Seattle, and formed a relationship with Kaleo Church and the Acts 29 network in San Diego to plant Westview Church. Westview holds a high view of Scripture and keeps the gospel central to all teaching and all of life. Their mission is to be changed by the gospel in Christ treasuring community and sent on mission for the glory of God.
Westview began meeting as a Gospel Community group in Jesse’s home in Carmel Mountain and launched a Sunday evening service which meets in the Taiwanese Lutheran Church in Rancho Penasquitos at 5:00 each week. Though Westview church places a priority on the corporate gathering of God’s people on Sunday where they preach exegetically through books of the Bible, they also see the great importance of being in community on mission throughout the week in Gospel Communities. These communities are the church in smaller gatherings (two or three families) which seek to serve the purpose of building each other up with the gospel in a more intimate setting and being on mission to our individual neighborhoods and regions. Westview also meets in even smaller Discipleship and Accountability groups which are three or four individuals meeting together to get into the nitty gritty of how the gospel applies to their every day lives on a more personal level.
Their website (westviewchurch.com) is very easy to navigate, and the Sunday sermon is uploaded to the website and iTunes podcast every week. The website also includes a church social networking site called cobblestone where the church can coordinate events, share prayer requests, and connect with each other.