Mission


ANCC exists to guide people in a growing relationship with Christ by creating environments where people can encounter God, experience Community and engage the World.

Beliefs

Staff


David Staples
Lead Pastor

I'm married to the most beautiful and incredible woman Alison. We have 2 wonderful children: Audrielle (daughter)and Elliot (son), and a cute dog, Popo.

What books have you read that impacted your life?
Besides the Bible, Knowing God, History of Christianity, Listening Prayer, Unstoppable Force, Chasing Daylight, Crazy Love, Influencer, Principle of the Path, Fifth Discipline, and Reformission. Favorite road trip snack: Kettle Corn.

What's your favorite comfort food?
My wife, Alison’s meatloaf with mashed potatoes.

If I could be on a T.V. show, it would be?
Extreme Home makeover because that means I would have a nice home :)

Favorite past-time / hobby?
Playing Catan and board games, reading, and watching sports.

Favorite sport to play?
Basketball

Favorite sport to watch:
College Football

Favorite movie:
Gladiator or Remember the Titans

Favorite restaurant:
Seastar

Favorite cafe:
Mochilato

Favorite cafe drink:
Chai Tea Latte

If you got a free plane ticket to anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Madagascar

Staff


Chris Kwak

What books have you read that impacted your life?
Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis, A Million Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller, Outliers by Malcom Gladwell.

What's your favorite road trip snack?
Candy.

What's your favorite comfort food?
Meatloaf.

What T.V. show do you want to be on?
Amazing Race.

What are some interesting factoids about you?
I'm terrified of public speaking and being front and center on stage.

Favorite sport to play?
Golf.

Favorite sport to watch?
Any playoff game sport as long as the the word "Seattle" or "Korea" is in front of the team name.

Favorite movie?
Remember the Titans, Inception, Fight Club, Dead Poets Society, That Thing You Do.

Favorite restaurant?
Most restaurants that serve Thai food.

Favorite cafe?
Bauhaus Books and Coffee (Capitol Hill, Seattle)

Favorite cafe drink?
Vanilla-Americano

If you got a free plane ticket to anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Backpack all of Europe!

Staff


Mark Kim
Student Ministries Pastor

What books have you read that impacted your life?
Desiring God (John Piper), Reason for God (Tim Keller)

What T.V. show do you want to be on?
Amazing Race or Saved by the Bell

Favorite cafe drink?
Peppermint Tea

What are some interesting factoids about you?
I do not know how to swim or dance by any means

Favorite restaurant?
Tied - Pecos Pit, Paseo,

Childhood dream/Favorite Childhood memory?
Going to McDonald's on mom's pay day

Favorite sport to watch?
Football

Favorite sport to play?
Tennis

What is your favorite past-time / hobby?
Playing the Guitar

What's your favorite comfort food?
Steak

Favorite movie?
Top 5 - Top Gun, Up in the Air, Braveheart, Gladiator, Enchanted

If you got a free plane ticket to anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Jerusalem