A community for the reconciliation

and renewal of all people in Jesus

Gathering

We gather Sundays at 10am, 316 S 3rd Street, Renton WA 98057

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Our Leaders

Staff Pastors

Caleb Mayberry

Pastor for Preaching and Vision

Caleb leads the preaching team and helps to shape and communicate the overall vision for Harambee Church. He has recently entered full-time pastoral ministry after a 14 year career in business analysis and project management. A native Seattleite, Caleb graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Business Administration. He currently lives in Renton with his beautiful bride, Stephanie.

John Prince

Pastor for Discipleship and Care

John leads in the area of growth, seeking to maintain and inform a discipleship ethos for Harambee Church. John and his wife Angie graduated from Seattle Bible College and have served Christ’s body inside and outside the United States for more than 20 years. They have three daughters.

Non-Staff Pastors

Bob Chin

Pastor

Bob is married to his bride Jean for almost 50 years and has two grown daughters. He has been in pastoral ministry for over 45 years and currently works as a mentor and coach of pastors and leaders. He consults with churches and also works with pastors and leaders overseas in leadership development, spiritual transformation, as well as biblical instruction.

Ken Mesler

Pastor

After a couple of combat tours as an Airborne Ranger, and twenty two years of working in prisons, Ken is enjoying retirement where he says he has more time for "Kingdom work." Neither he nor his wife Jennifer is from this area, but he believes God brought them together and then brought them here. Through pre-marital counseling, mentoring and loads of relationships, they both just want to love God by loving people.

Micah Storer

Pastor

Micah lives in Kent, WA with his wife Kim, 2 boys, Andrew and Josiah and daughter, Caitlynn. He currently works as a electronics technician, for a local airline and enjoys it immensely. Micah leads a Group on the west hill of Kent. The love Jesus Christ has poured out on him, has been the transforming power that allows him to live less for himself and more for those around him.

Matt Topping

Pastor

Matt has led music at Harambee Church since it was founded in 2002. Originally from the Tri-Cities, Matt settled in the Seattle area after graduating from the University of Washington where he also ran Track and Cross Country. It was through a sports ministry that he met the founding pastor of Harambee and developed a heart for Christian community development in the inner city. He married in 2007 and enjoys living in the heart of downtown Renton with his beautiful wife, Megan, and their three children, Isaac, Ava, and Julia.

Join Us

For Worship

We gather every Sunday morning for worship at 10:00am at Harambee Church.
316 South 3rd Street
Renton, WA 98057

We gather together as a family to celebrate who God is and what he has done for us, as well as to be equipped and encouraged to live out our identity as disciples of Jesus in our communities throughout the week.

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Life Groups

To accomplish our vision Harambee Church regularly gathers for corporate worship, and in Life Groups.

Life Groups cultivate a discipleship environment by providing authentic community to love one another, experience growth together, and engage in our community.

Harambee Kids

We believe that God has called parents to raise their children in the ways and truths of God.

Parents are primarily responsible for training their children to follow Jesus. We are committed to equipping parents and providing opportunities for our children to be developed with other children to live out the identity they have in Christ. When we gather, our aim is to facilitate an environment that works to this end.

5TH GRADE & UP

Our 5th grade kids, and those older, stay in the service to worship in the word with the church gathered. We highly recommend the parent(s) or guardian to have a time of discussion with their child about the sermon afterwards to further develop his/her understanding of the impacts of the gospel on their hearts.

ELEMENTARY (K - 4th GRADE)

If you were to peek in on these classes, you’d see kids greeted by warm, friendly teachers and how the kids sense the love of God through these adults in our family. You’d hear the sounds of energetic kids talking as they learn to worship God in different ways. And you'd experience interactive Bible-based lessons that creatively encourage kids to know and apply biblical truth to real life.

TODDLERS and PRESCHOOL (2, 3, & 4 YEAR OLDS)

A toddler's energy is amazing and magnetizing. Those of us teaching our toddlers find it rejuvenating to see all the energy God has packed into them. As a family we partner together as teachers and parents to introduce our children to Christ. Our Toddler Class always involves lots of learning experiences designed with the ability of the children in mind, including stories, songs, imaginative play and art.

NURSERY (BIRTH – 24 MONTHS)

Even our littlest ones can learn, and as a family, we have the tremendous privilege to love them, train them and introduce them to Christ. We do this by having leaders who are ready to play with and care for your child.

GETTING YOUR CHILD TO HIS/HER CLASS

Children up to 4th grade can be brought to their classes after 9:50am and should be picked up as soon as the music begins (after the preached word) so they may sing with you (and so their teachers can clean up and join their families for celebration in song and communion). Children who are 4 years old to 4th grade will be dismissed to their class after singing and will rejoin you after the preaching.

SAFETY

Each teacher has completed a National Background Check and is updated every two years.

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