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The truths we build our lives upon

Our Mission & Vision

Our heart at Landmark Church is to connect, impart and inform.

We want to connect with God, our church family, and our community. We desire for God to impart to our lives His blessings, wisdom, power and anointing. We want to inform through preaching, teaching and demonstrating the Word of God in our lives.

Our Beliefs

We believe in One eternally existing God who created all things and by whom all things exist. God has revealed Himself to us as our Father, in His Son Jesus Christ, and as the Holy Spirit, with distinct attributes but without division of nature, essence, or being. Jesus Christ is God displayed in flesh. He is both God and man.

(Deuteronomy 6:4; John 1:1-14; 2 Corinthians 13:14; Genesis 1:26; Matthew
3:16-17, 28:19; Luke 1:35; Isaiah 9:6; John 10:30; Ephesians 4:4-6; Colossians 2:9; 1 Timothy 3:16)

Our Story

In 1953, a minister in Indiana felt the call of God to move to North Bend/Coos Bay, OR and establish a Pentecostal Church.  This minister, Rev. Seddie VanWinkle, had been stationed in Coos Bay while in the Navy during World War II.  It so happened that a small group of people in the Coos Bay area desired a Pentecostal church and pastor.  This group of mostly women knew that they could not support a pastor; therefore they made no effort to contact a pastor.  They did, however, give themselves to prayer asking God to provide them with a pastor.

Rev. Seddie VanWinkle and his son-in-law, Rev. William Kraemer arrived in North Bend not knowing about this group of believers.  Shortly after their arrival, the two ministers started a radio program called “Echoes of Calvary.”  The radio program brought the two groups together, and a church was born.

The first services were held in a lodge hall on Sundays, and in homes for mid-week services.  In the late 1950’s, the church met temporarily at the Civic Center in the Empire district.  In 1959, the Swedish Lutheran Church (now known as Gloria Dei Lutheran church) made their building on Florida and Union Street available for the Pentecostals to worship in.  The two groups shared the building until the new Lutheran church building was completed.  At that time, the Pentecostal church purchased the historic building from the Lutheran congregation. Until the early 1970’s, the Pentecostal Church was known as Calvary Tabernacle. In June of 1962, Calvary Tabernacle formally affiliated with the United Pentecostal Church International.

Over the years, the church the church has changed its name to Landmark United Pentecostal Church, and then to simply Landmark Church.  It is still affiliated with the United Pentecostal Church.

Throughout its history, ten men have served as pastor of Landmark Church in North Bend.

  1. Rev. Seddie VanWinkle
  2. Rev. William Kraemer
  3. Rev. Fred Scott
  4. Rev. William Willoughby
  5. Rev. Dale Walker
  6. Rev. Ernest Moyer
  7. Rev. Fred Shilts
  8. Rev. James Bigelow
  9. Rev. Timothy King
  10. Rev. Kevin Goodwin

Landmark Church is truly a landmark in the North Bend community.  The basement was built in 1908 and the sanctuary was completed in 1910.  It is the oldest church building in North Bend that was originally built as a church that is still used as a church today.

Our Staff

Kevin Goodwin
Rev. Kevin Goodwin

Senior Pastor

Lawna Goodwin
Lawna Goodwin

Music Director

James & Wanda Bigelow
Rev. James & Wanda Bigelow

Adult Sunday School Teacher

Michael Bigelow
Rev. Michael Bigelow

Adult Sunday School Teacher

Roxann Bigelow
Roxann Bigelow

Sunday School Teacher

Becky Alsworth
Becky Alsworth

Hyphen (Young Adult) Ministry

Stephen Alsworth
Stephen Alsworth

Youth Ministry

Kurt Smith
Kurt Smith

Sound/Media

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We'd love to meet you! Contact us for more info or call 541-756-3902.

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