Who We Are


Christ-centered, Bible-teaching, non-denominational

Our Story.

After serving as associate pastors for many years at City Harvest Church in Vancouver, Washington, Jonathan and Raydeane Owens felt God was calling them to start a church in Northern Idaho. In June of 2006, they planted Heart of the City Church in Coeur d’ Alene with a team of nine adults and their families.

Heart of the City Church had its first church service in July of 2006, touching Kootenai County with the Gospel of Jesus Christ through evangelism and acts of service to the community.

Our church serves hundreds of families with two services on Sunday and one on Saturday night. We are deeply involved in reaching our community for Christ in tangible ways that people can see. We hold many community outreaches throughout the year and our food bank serves more than 200 families on a weekly basis. We are also involved in global outreach in countries and regions of the world that have yet to hear the Gospel.

It is our heart and intent to share God’s love, making it possible for all people to have a personal relationship with Jesus; thus being able to fulfill the great purpose for their lives. Our goal is to be a people after God’s own heart, and that is our pursuit and passion here at Heart of the City Church.


What we Believe.

Heart of the City Church is a Christ-centered, Bible-teaching, non-denominational fellowship of Christians who desire to be intentional about fulfilling the Great Commission. We long to share the love and life of Christ with others and we are committed to helping you grow in your spiritual journey of faith.

Our Values are the “heartbeat” of our church. They represent the passions and pursuits of who we are as a body of believers.

The Presence of God
We believe the Presence of God is necessary to fulfill God’s Will.

The Word of God
We believe in the life-changing, transformational power of the Word of God.

The Holy Spirit
We believe in the promise and power of the Holy Spirit.

Outreach & Evangelism
We are committed to penetrating our culture and the world with the Gospel.

Prayer
We believe in making prayer a priority in our individual and corporate life.

Free Market Small Groups
We believe that the relationships in small groups are the heart of our church.

Stewardship
We believe that financial responsibility is a prerequisite for God’s blessing.

Great Commission-Discipleship
We believe Jesus has mandated His church to make disciples of all nations.

Heart Worship & High Praise
We believe worship is the key to experiencing the presence of God

Authority of Local Church
We believe in building and releasing the gifts of the local church.

The Spirit of Jesus
Our objective as a Church of believers is to mature, grow and be like Christ.

Family
We believe in the family as the foundation of our church and society.


The M.V.P.’s of HOCC

Mission: To introduce and reunite people to Jesus Christ so they can impact the world and glorify His name.

Vision: To be a people committed to loving God, loving all people and fulfilling the Great Commission.

Purpose: To be a people after God’s own heart.