Welcome! We want FAC to feel like home – even if you’re just checking things out. First Alliance Church is a community that’s part of The Alliance denomination. FAC is for all of Calgary, gathering at multiple campus locations. Join us as we join Jesus in the renewal of all things!

We're all about ...

  • Connecting

    Small group settings build meaningful community and encourages us to grow and serve with other followers of Jesus.

  • Growing

    Spiritual growth is about understanding who Jesus Christ is and becoming more like Him, one step at a time.

  • Sharing

    Good news is meant to be shared! We want to share the love of Jesus Christ with others through local and global partnerships.

  • Serving

    We serve God when we serve others by getting involved at FAC and in our community.

What We Believe

We believe the Bible is the truth, and that Jesus has invited, called, and empowered each of us to live on mission to reach the world with His love. Our statement of faith follows that of our denomination, The Alliance Canada.

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Who We Are

  • For Kids

    Partnering with you to help your child know and love God! DiscoveryLand provides infants-Grade 4 a safe and fun place for this.

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  • For Students

    Investing in the lives of Grade 5&6, Jr. High, Sr. High, and Young Adults through large group worship, teaching, small groups and fun events!

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  • The Arts

    We love creating environments that help us experience and celebrate the living God through music, creative and technical arts. Also offering music lessons through FAC School of Music.

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  • Amenities

    The Deerfoot Campus offers food and coffee, a bookstore and library, and facility rentals to encourage community in a welcoming environment.

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Board of Elders

Elders at First Alliance Church are volunteers who are voted in by membership at our Annual General Meetings. Elders at FAC can serve up to 3 consecutive 2-year terms, and must sit out at least 1 year before being eligible to be nominated again. Our Board is prayerfully committed to joining Jesus in the vision and direction of FAC with our pastoral leadership:

  • Dave Orr, Chairman (1st Term)
  • Daniel Hui (3rd Term)
  • Brian Hargreaves (3rd Term)
  • Brad Emery (3rd Term)
  • Charles Ang (2nd Term)
  • Olumide Obafemi (2nd Term)
  • Jason Sawers (2nd Term)
  • Andrés Gutierrez (1st Term)
  • Arnold Schellenberg (1st Term)
  • Luisa Castiblanco (1st Term)
  • Susan Kinnie (1st Term)
  • Craig Bundy (1st Term)
  • James Paton, Lead Pastor

FAC Staff

We're here to help and to offer the support you need!

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