Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church

SVA Story

Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church officially began November 7th, 1999 in the cafeteria of an Elementary School with one full time and one part time leader, and nine families. Our founding pastor, Monty Wright, wanted to reach the unchurched of the Snoqualmie Valley with the relevant, life changing message of Jesus Christ. SVA's heart has always been to reach people as they are, wherever they are. Valley residents, as well as "Eastsiders" and "Seattleites," have responded to this message in SVA's fun, casual, and friendly environment. During the first year, our church family grew to about 250 people, and we've continued to grow steadily.

Our Mission

Helping people find their way back to God.

Our Ethos

  • Pray like it depends on God - Serve like it depends on you
  • Irrelevance is Irreverence
  • Love people when they lease expect it and least deserve it
  • Maturity does not equal conformity
  • Playing it safe is risky
  • Life's a journey and a destination
  • No man is an island
  • Following Jesus is about transformation not information
  • Everything is an experiment
  • The church ought to be the most creative place on earth

SVA Exists To Help People:

DISCOVER who Jesus is

DEVELOP lives that reflect His nature

DEEPEN our relationship with God and each other

DEMONSTRATE God’s love planet-wide through justice, mercy, mission & compassion

Snoqualmie Valley Alliance is an "Elements Driven" church. As such, the vision, mission & activities of SVA can best be viewed through four natural elements that reflect the journey of following Jesus Christ.


Wood (Discover)

Programs & opportunities that fall under "Wood" allow people to take a fresh look at Jesus, connect to a community of faith & with God in a relaxed, non-threatening way.

(i.e. Sunday Mornings, Starting PointSpecial Events)


Water (Develop)

Programs & opportunities that fall under "Water" help people connect, learn, & grow on their spiritual journey.

(i.e. Small GroupsBible Studies, Interactive Classes, Seminars)


Oil (Deepen)

Programs & opportunities that fall under "Oil" are avenues of healing that support people as they move through life's road blocks - helping each other get healthy in Body, Soul & Spirit.

(i.e. Emotionally Healthy Spirituality, CR, Support Groups, Exercise & Wellness Classes)


Fire (Demonstrate)

Programs & opportunities that fall under "Fire" assist people in taking the life-changing message of Christ beyond the four walls of our building - beginning in our community & reaching throughout the globe to impact the world through missions & service.

(MealsHelping Hands, Gift of Apparel, Urban Missions, E-Friends, Bueng Klueng Hostel, Service Trips)