We are a non-denominational church located in Alliance Ohio. We desire to help others get to know Jesus and to follow Him wholeheartedly.




Saturday Night Church – 6:30 pm
Sunday Morning Church -10:00 am
670 W Main St   |   Alliance OH 44601 (330) 823-1612


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Shine TransparentSHINE is a ministry for children ages Pre-K thru 6th grade that meets every Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:00pm at the church.

Our goal is to equip this generation to boldly proclaim their faith, to love deeply, to build up and honor each other and their families, to be the hands and feet of Jesus.

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Contact Information
Nate & Kathrin Lora 330.704.7917


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Why Build?

Download a brochure explaining the building project and how you can help!
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About Us

We are a local church comprised of people who are growing together and encouraging one another to be dedicated followers of Jesus Christ. 

What We Believe

A Brief History



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Kirk Martin – Feb 7, 2016

I Thessalonians 2-3 – The Fight of Faith

More From “Recent Ones

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Mike Bartlow“Uncle Mike” Bartlow

Mike has suffered with Cerebral Palsy from birth.
This is his story of how the LORD brought him from a life of despair to joy.

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BobbyThumbnailBobby Datha

Bobby has come from a background of abuse as a child.
This is his story of how the LORD rescued him from this abuse
and gave him a great hope and future filled with God’s love

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AndrewThumbnailAndrew Gallina

Andrew tells how his life was changed by meeting Jesus.
He recounts how he went from being a follower of the
crowd to becoming a follower of Jesus.

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Your First Visit

Thanks for taking time to learn about our church. We hope to see you soon face-to-face! When you visit you will find that we are people whose stories and struggles in life are similar to your own. We look forward to meeting you…our doors and our hearts are open…you are welcome here…Oh! By the way, dress comfortably! We are fairly informal.

If you have any questions before coming feel free to contact us at (330) 821-1612.

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When You Get Here

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During The Service


  Kirk Martin // Lead Pastor

Kirk & Ruth Martin

Kirk & Ruth Martin

Kirk Martin // Lead Pastor

Kirk and Ruth were among the founding members of ACC. Kirk served as lead pastor from 1978 thru 1995 and once again beginning January 2012 until the present. Ruth serves as a faithful helper to Kirk in the ministry. They have been married since 1974.


  Paul Dykshoorn // Pastor
Paul & Kathy Dykshoorn

Paul & Kathy Dykshoorn

Paul Dykshoorn // Outreach Pastor

Paul served as lead pastor of ACC from 2001 until January 2012 at which time he was led to launch the Men’s Challenge ministry. He currently works closely with Men’s Challenge and serves as an elder and outreach pastor of ACC. Kathy works with the Alliance Pregnancy Center.

  Reijo Saari // Pastor/Teacher
Reijo & Cindi Saari

Reijo & Cindi Saari

Reijo Saari // Ass’t Pastor-Teacher

Reijo [RAY-o] and Cindi were among the founding members of ACC. Reijo served as lead pastor from 1995 thru 1998 and currently serves as an elder and assistant pastor and teacher. Cindi helps in teaching Sunday School classes for our children.

  Bill Powell // Prophet
Bill & Linda Powell

Bill & Linda Powell

Bill Powell // Prophet

Bill and Linda desire to see souls saved and to be servants to their brothers and sisters in Christ. Bill’s calling as a prophet was recognized and acknowledged by the elders of ACC, and we laid hands upon him to ordain him as a prophet on August 5, 2012. Here is a video message regarding the announcement. Bill serves as an elder and as a prophet at ACC.

  Ted Ohrn // Elder
Ted & Janet Ohrn

Ted & Janet Ohrn

Ted Ohrn // Elder

Ted and Janet lead the ACC Youth Group. Ted serves as an elder on our team and Janet serves on our worship team.

  Eric DeMuth // Deacon
Eric & April DeMuth

Eric & April DeMuth

Eric DeMuth // Deacon

Eric serves as a deacon in our church, and heads up the Benevolence Ministry helping to assist with needs in the church. April serves as the church secretary and helps in leading various women’s ministries and functions.

  Jack Twineham // Deacon
Jack & Cheryl Twineham

Jack & Cheryl Twineham

Jack Twineham // Deacon

Jack serves as a deacon in the church and Cheryl is part of the ACC worship team.




Guatemala Outreach for the School Children at Xenacoj

During our 2015 Guatemala mission trip, the LORD opened a door of ministry to children within an elementary school in Xenacoj. We also discovered there are about 1000 children in families like this one who are unable to afford the necessary items required to attend school. Our goal is to supply 150 of these children with school supplies & uniforms. Will you help?

Guat School Children

Below is a form outlining 4 ways you can help. For payment of these items you can:

  1. Either send a check to Alliance Christian Center, 670 W Main St, Alliance OH 44601. “Guatemala School Children” in the memo.
  2. Or Give Online at the Alliance Christian Center website and choose “Guatemala School Children” as the giving code.


Here are some practical ways to participate in the life of the church. 

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Thanks for your generous support of Alliance Christian Center. We don’t normally take up collections in our services, but instead rely solely on the generosity and willingness of the people in our church to support our ministry through tithes and offerings.

Click Here to read an article about tithes, offerings and a philosophy of giving.


Contact Us

Alliance Christian Center
670 W Main St
Alliance OH 44601

Phone: 330.823.1612


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