About

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 At Living Faith Fellowship 

We Are

committed to the truths of Scripture and seeing lives changed.

We Are

a non-denominational, grace-filled church that strives to reach lost and hurting families, see them transformed by the power of God, and train them to be effective disciples to the glory of Jesus Christ.

At Living Faith Fellowship

you will be welcomed with open arms and will get to see and experience Christ's love every Sunday.

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 Meet the Team 

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Rich O'Toole

Senior Pastor

Rich O'Toole, along with his wife Sandra, is originally from Northern California. They have four sons, three daughters-in-law, and two beautiful grandchildren. Rich has a Bachelor's degree in Theology and a Master's in Ministry. ​ Rich is an expository teacher of scripture, teaching verse by verse, book by book, through God's Word. Rich teaches in a way that allows the hearer to apply scripture to all of life's current circumstances while maintaining the integrity of the Lord's Word.  Rich's goal in ministry is to see lost and hurting people transformed by the power of God into effective disciples for Christ. "I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me." - Galatians 2:20  NKJV

Sue Mason - Living Faith Fellowship Klamath Falls

Sue Mason

Secretary / Treasurer

Sue has been Secretary/Treasurer at Living Faith since mid-2012 but has a long history with the church. She has lived in Klamath Falls all of her life, having been raised in the First Christian Church. She has stayed active within the church since, where she raised her four children. ​ She is married to Brad, one of our elders, and they have 4 grown children and 11 grandchildren. You will regularly find her working in the sound booth running the slides for worship as well as occasionally playing the piano.

Austin Hopson - Living Faith Fellowship Klamath Falls

Austin Hopson

Youth Director

Austin and his wife Lindsey are originally from the southeast but have been in the northwest for over a decade. They have called Oregon and Living Faith their home since 2015. They have four young children; two girls and two boys. Austin holds a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice and an MA in Theological Studies. He enjoys spending time with his family and the adventures that come with having four kids. He has a passion for youth and a desire to see their lives transformed by the power of Christ, knowing without Him, we can do nothing (John 15:5) "For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord" - Romans 8:38-39

Andy Koomen - Living Faith Fellowship Klamath Falls

Andy Koomen

Associate Pastor

Andy moved to Klamath Falls in November 2014 from Southern California. Andy is married to his wife Hannah and they have 4 children.  Andy received his Bachelor's Degree from The Master's College (now University) in 2009. He enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies, and of course, rooting on his Dallas Cowboys. “God has blessed me with the opportunity to serve him and to impact the world for the kingdom and I can’t think of anything I would rather do with my life.”

Valerie Smith - Living Faith Fellowship Klamath Falls

Valerie Smith

Children's Director

After frequent moves due to 10 years of schooling, Valerie and her husband Stan found their way to our small town of Klamath Falls in 2011. They have a fun and loving son named Grayson. Valerie enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching movies, reading, traveling and missions (local and abroad) Whether being in a classroom teaching or volunteering in her church, working with children and families has always been a passion in her life. "For the LORD your God is living among you. He is a mighty savior. He will take delight in you with gladness. With his love, he will calm all your fears. He will rejoice over you with joyful songs" - Zephaniah 3:17

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Thilo Teschendorf

Worship Director

Thilo was born and raised in Berlin, Germany. His wife BreAnna is originally from Washington. They were married in 2011 and lived in Berlin, Germany until 2021. They have three young children, twin boys, and a girl. Thilo has been serving in musical worship since he gave his life to the Lord at the age of seventeen. Thilo, BreAnna, and her mom Kim traveled all over Europe and the Globe as street evangelists to reach the lost with the saving Gospel of Jesus. He loves to lead and see people flourish in their God-given calling and gifting. “Jesus answered, ‘I am the way the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. If you had known me, you would have known my Father also. From now on you do know him and have seen him.” - John 14:6-7

 
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 What We Believe 

God

We believe that there is one and only one living and true God, and that our eternal God reveals Himself to us as Father, Son and Holy Spirit, with distinct personalities, but without division of nature, essence or being.

God the Son

We believe that Jesus Christ is the eternal Son of God. In His incarnation as Jesus Christ, He was conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary. He honored the divine law by His personal obedience, and in His death on the cross, He made provision for the redemption of men from sin.

Man

We believe man was created by the special act of God in His own image and is the crowning work of His creation; that by his free choice, man sinned against God and brought sin into the human race; that the sacredness of human personality is evident in that God created man in His own image; and that Christ died for man. Therefore, every man possesses dignity and is worthy of respect and Christian love.

Baptism and the Lord's Supper

We believe that baptism is by immersion in water of a believer. It is an act of obedience symbolizing the believer's faith in the crucified, buried, and risen Savior. It also symbolizes the believer's death to sin, the burial of his old life, and his resurrection to walk in newness of life in Christ Jesus. We believe the Lord's Supper is an important part of our weekly worship. It is taken as a reminder of Christ's body so freely given and His blood so freely shed for our sin and is done in obedience to Him.

Marriage

We believe marriage has been ordained by God. This church defines "marriage" as the exclusive covenant union of one man and one woman in which such union is a lifetime commitment, as described in Genesis 1:21-24. This church will only perform weddings for couples according to this Biblical definition of marriage.

Last Things

We believe that God, in His own time and in His own way, will bring the world to its appropriate end. We believe that Jesus Christ will return personally and visibly for His own, and the dead in Christ will be raised to meet Him in the air. We believe that Christians will be judged righteously according to their deeds to either receive or lose rewards, but will live eternally in Heaven with their Lord. We believe that the unsaved will be committed to Hell and will be judged according to their deeds and cast body and soul into the lake of fire for eternity. We believe that the present Heaven and earth will be destroyed and God will create a new Heaven and a new earth where Christians will live eternally with Him.

God the Father

We believe that God as Father reigns with providential care over His universe, His creatures, and the flow of human history according to the purpose of His grace. God is Father in truth to those who become His children through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.

The Holy Spirit

We believe in the Spirit of God. He exalts Christ, convicts of sin, righteousness, and judgment, and He enlightens and empowers the believer and the church in worship, evangelism, and service.

Salvation

We believe that salvation involves the redemption of the whole man and is offered freely to all who accept Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior who, by His own blood, obtained eternal redemption for the believer. In its broadest sense, salvation includes regeneration, sanctification, and glorification.

The Scriptures

We believe that the Holy Bible was given without error, by God, through divinely inspired men. It is His revelation of Himself to man for salvation and is our guidebook for life and godliness.

Stewardship

We believe that God is the source of all blessings, secular and spiritual. All that we have and are, we owe to Him. We have a spiritual debtorship to the whole world, a holy trusteeship in the Gospel, and a binding stewardship in our possessions. We respond in service to Him with our time, talents, and material possessions.

The Church

We believe that the present-day New Testament Church is the local body of believers who are associated by covenant in the faith and fellowship of the Gospel, seeking to extend the Gospel to the ends of the earth. We believe that this church is an independent body and that the New Testament speaks of the church as the body of Christ which includes all the redeemed of all ages. The Bible commands us to not "forsake" or leave behind our assembling together. Attending and participating in church provides us a way to fulfill God's commands to serve and love each other and live by the Spirit. In order to live under the control of God's Holy Spirit, the Bible explains we must "set our minds" on what the Spirit desires. Those who live by sinful nature, according to the Bible, have their minds set on what our sinful nature desires. Church is an important way to keep the focus of our hearts and minds on Jesus. Thus, attending Church gives us the opportunity to serve and builds us up in our faith as well.

 
 
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 Politics and Current Events 

Living Faith Fellowship

is a nonpartisan, Evangelical, Nondenominational, local Body of Jesus Christ, where we are committed to the truths of Scripture and seeing lives changed.

We Are

a Grace-filled church that strives to reach lost and hurting families, to see them transformed by the power of God, and train them to be effective disciples to the glory of Jesus Christ.

As A Church

which belongs to and follows Jesus Christ, we will not endorse or oppose individual candidates, political parties, or political platforms.

We Will Not

base our public teachings on current events; however, we are called, as the Body of Christ, to speak biblical truth to cultural and moral issues even when these issues arise in a political context.

We Will Not

remain silent on moral, theological, or biblical issues. As Thomas Campbell said, “Where the Bible Speaks, We Speak; Where the Bible Is Silent, We Are Silent”

The Scriptures

clearly teach Christians are dual citizens; citizens of Heaven and of earthly nations. John 17:16, Ephesians 2:19, Philippians 3:20, 1 Peter 2:11

We Also Believe

that Christians are ambassadors of Christ here on earth representing the Kingdom of Heaven. Belonging to His Eternal Kingdom takes precedence over any worldly, temporal kingdoms.

We Are Thankful

for the freedoms of our country and the sacrifices, many have made and continue to make for them but, our allegiance lies first and foremost with the Lord Jesus Christ and His Kingdom.

As We Live Out Our Faith

in our temporary home on planet earth, we want to be known more for whom we worship and what we believe rather than what we are against or with whom we disagree.

Most Of All

we want to be known for our love for Jesus, our love for one another, and our Christ-like love for those who oppose Him.

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 Visit Us 

Address

Living Faith Fellowship
4549 Homedale Rd
Klamath Falls, OR 97603

Parking

There are 2 lots you can park at when visiting Living Faith Fellowship
 

  1. Main (in front and left to the church building)

  2. Overflow (across the street behind the store)​

Please note that the Main parking lot usually fills up by 9:30 AM, after that just proceed to the Overflow parking lot.

 
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 Contact Us 

Living Faith Fellowship

4549 Homedale Rd

Klamath Falls, OR 97603

Phone: 541-884-4720

Email: office@livingfaithklamath.com

Church Office

Sue Mason | Secretary

Phone: 541-884-4720

Email: office@livingfaithklamath.com

Children's Ministry

Valerie Smith | Children's Director

Email: children@livingfaithklamath.com

Youth Ministry

Austin Hopson | Youth Director

Email: youth@livingfaithklamath.com

Women's Ministry

Sandra O'Toole

Email: women@livingfaithklamath.com

Worship Ministry

Thilo Teschendorf

Email: worship@livingfaithklamath.com

 
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 Give 

Ways To Give

There are multiple ways you can give your tithes and offerings at our church

Church Center

You can tithe online using Church Center. You can use your checking account or Credit Card to tithe one time only or set up a reoccurring payment. To do so click on the button below and fill in your information as requested.

PayPal

You can tithe online using PayPal. You can use your checking account or Credit Card to tithe one time only or set up a reoccurring payment. To do so click on the button below and fill in your information as requested.

By Mail

To tithe by mail, please use the following address:
 

Living Faith Fellowship
4549 Homedale Rd
Klamath Falls, OR 97603

In Person

When you attend our service you can leave your tithe in one of the two offering boxes inside our chapel