Our Story

How it all started...

West Hills Community Church was the vision of Pastor David Streets to reach and serve the community of the West Hills. The first service was held on October 6, 2012 at 11:15am in the Westwood Plaza Theatre & Cafe. At that time, Pastor Dave was serving as co-lead pastor of Emmanuel and the lead pastor of Emmanuel West Campus.

The church continued to grow and it was apparent that Emmanuel West needed their own full-time pastor to shepherd the people of this community. In January of 2014, Pastor Dave left his position at Emmanuel's Main Campus to become the lead pastor of Emmanuel West. Emmanuel West started a second service at 9am in February of that year.

The need for more space...

With space becoming an issue, Emmanuel West decided to branch out and rent space off another local church and the Westmont Church of the Brethren graciously accepted us into their building. The first services were held on August 31, 2014. With this move came the addition of a second full-time position in Jeremy Ferguson the Worship & Technical Director who was serving at Emmanuel as the Technical Director. With the added space Emmanuel West was also able to grow other ministries to families including the addition of a Nursery and a Youth program to their already existing Children's program. In May of 2015, this continued growth led to the addition of a third full-time staff position in Dave Roman, Jr., the Director of Family Ministries.

On December 1, 2015, the West Campus officially became a church plant and began the journey of operating independently.  The West Campus was incorporated as the West Hills Community Church.  In August of 2018, further growth led to Steve Vickroy joining the staff as Associate Pastor.

The time to build....

As God continued to grow our church, the need for a larger worship center, children’s ministry classrooms, nursery, and parking lot grew as well.  We purchased land in 2017 and broke ground for a new building on July 5, 2020.  On March 27, 2022, we held our first services in our new building at 175 Woodmont Road. 
The worship center, children’s classrooms, adult classrooms, nursery, youth room and welcome center have become great tools to share the Gospel, disciple and fellowship.

Where we are heading...

God continues to bring us new families; we are doing our best to walk beside Him and minister to and meet the spiritual needs of our church family and community. We have added our fifth full-time employee, Adam Roberts, as our Youth Pastor, to further reach the youth of West Hills and surrounding area. Dave Roman has transitioned from the role of Director of Family Ministries, where he oversaw Nursery to grade 12, to Director of Children’s Ministry & Director of Facilities.

Come be a part of the vision at WHCC

Join us every Sunday at 8:00 am and 10:45 am.