COVID-19 UPDATE: Anthem is only gathering online via our livestream.
Counseling at Anthem
by Allen Coleman on May 12th, 2021
I cannot be more excited to announce that Pastor Andrew Clark has begun a Biblical Counseling apprenticeship, under my guidance, effective immediately. Pastor Andrew brings incredible value to this important ministry at Anthem Church. It is our goal and desire to transition this critical ministry to his oversight and care as we forecast into the future of the church. For the time being, however, I...  Read More
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Church Office Closed Post-Easter
by Allen Coleman on April 5th, 2021
Good morning, Anthem! My post-Easter mood is still indicative of a full heart. I just want to inform/remind everyone that the church offices are always closed the week after Easter. The staff collectively takes time off to reset and sabbath before we begin the next season of ministry. Please save your questions, emails, phone calls and texts until April 11, when they're all back on duty. This incl...  Read More
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Easter Sunday | Parking
by Andrew Clark on April 2nd, 2021
Parking:Hey Anthem,We are anticipating a packed house for Easter Sunday; this is great news, but does pose some parking complications. All things considered, these are complications we like to have…To help us prepare to fit in as many cars as possible, please read the following guidelines and consider them as they apply to you.If you are able to do so, please carpool to help us decrease the total ...  Read More
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Easter Sunday | What to Bring
by Andrew Clark on April 2nd, 2021
Hey Anthem,We are so excited to have you all join us for Easter Sunday. Of course, after our gathering, we will have the greatly anticipated catered feast, and we wanted to put together a short list of items you might consider bringing for Sunday afternoon. We encourage you to stick around and enjoy the weather, the food, and the fellowship.A cooler with your favorite beverages or any additional f...  Read More
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Mask Optional Gatherings
by Allen Coleman on March 30th, 2021
Beginning Sunday April 11 (week after Easter), Anthem gatherings will move to mask optional mitigation. Now before you get your skivvies all tied up at this decision, let us explain. Anthem, currently, has more than 70% vaccine adherence (including all of our high-risk people), with more getting vaccination every week. As of 03/30/21: 117,758 Marin County residents have been vaccinated (at least o...  Read More
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Camp Anthem | Leadership & Logistics
by Andrew Clark on March 11th, 2021
We are very excited to continue our phased rollout of our kid’s ministry on Sunday mornings, now known as Camp Anthem. To further update our congregation regarding this important ministry, today we want to provide you with information regarding the ministry leadership and logistics. As any ministry is resurrected and restarted in this current stage of life at our church, leadership and accountabil...  Read More
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Anthem Kids: Beta Test 2 Registration
by Allen Coleman on March 1st, 2021
This Sunday we will be offering our second, Anthem Kids, beta test. When you make your normal Sunday reservations, a new option will be available for this Sunday only when doing so. Faith Coleman will be leading this second beta test in both gatherings.  Faith works for Marinwood Parks & Recreation as an Assistant Director charged with leading in outdoor camp settings and after school care environ...  Read More
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How to Resurrect Anthem Kids in One Sentence
by Allen Coleman on March 1st, 2021
We're planting a church...or have you forgotten? A church in Covlandia to be exact. And there is one universal, indisputable truth about church planting anywhere: the hardest ministry to launch is kids ministry. We've already moved into the early stages of men's and women's ministry taking shape at Anthem Church. Worship ministry is in the middle of its transition, as well. And while there is much...  Read More
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Lent 2021: What to Expect
by Andrew Clark on February 10th, 2021
A hallmark of the liturgical church calendar, Lent is a season preceding Easter dedicated to somber reflection on the weight of our sin, which separated us from God and led Christ to the cross to die in our place to win us back to our Heavenly Father. Lent typically lasts about 40 days (Sundays excluded) beginning on Ash Wednesday (February 17 this year) and ending on either Maundy Thursday, Holy ...  Read More
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The Marketplace Channel
by Allen Coleman on February 9th, 2021
We've created a new channel on our app dedicated to buying, selling, and giving away stuff! Simply click on the "discover" subtab in the messaging section of the app and then join the new channel....  Read More
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Ministry at Anthem Church (2021)
by Allen Coleman on February 3rd, 2021
This is our current ministry structure at Anthem Church. This is simply a helpful illustration of oversight and responsibility, including recent appointments. Bearing in mind, all ministry is ultimately governed and overseen by the Council of Elders. ...  Read More
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The Pastor's Confessional
by Allen Coleman on February 3rd, 2021
This week, every year, for the past 12 years, the same two events happen in conjunction with one another. Both my age and my ministry get a little older. I find new torn pages in my Bible with each passing year, just as I find new gray hairs in my beard. With the notable past exceptions of my 10-year anthemversary and my 40th birthday, both events come and go, each year, without much fuss.However,...  Read More
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