At Evangel, we strive be disciples of Jesus. We believe he died for us on the cross. We also believe that he has come to give us life to the full.

We’re trying to figure out what it means to follow him in all of his ways. What does it mean to love our neighbors as ourselves? What does it mean to love our enemies and pray for them?

Come along on this journey with us! I invite you to one of our Sunday services. We have programming from nursery through high school, and classes and discussion groups for adults.

I’d love to have you as part of the Evangel community.

~ Levi Matteson, Lead Pastor

Next Steps…

Take a look around and you’ll see that there’s a lot going on at Evangel Community Church. People from all over the Copper Country—Houghton, Hancock, Calumet, Chassell, Lake Linden, Michigan Tech, and Finlandia University—gather at Evangel. We are purposeful about community. Our church programs—children, youth, mothers of preschoolers, women, men, college, Chinese, Korean, internationals, and many others—are designed with you in mind. We partner with Converge Great Lakes, but operate with local governance like a nondenominational church where we major on the majors and minor on the minors. We want to meet you where you are and we desire to respectfully, graciously, and patiently help you process the good news of Jesus that really changes lives. Whoever you are, wherever you’re from, we welcome you.

Check Out What’s Happening

Mother’s of Preschoolers

MOPs is a Christian-based organization that encourages and equips mothers during the parenting years of infancy, toddler-hood and pre-school. Learn More.


Awana Kids Club

Awana focuses on the spiritual development of children in a fun, educational, and biblical format open to all children in the community. Learn More.

Chinese Peace and Joy Fellowship

We welcome all Chinese people in the Houghton, Michigan, community to enjoy fellowship with other Manderin speaking people. Learn More.


High School Youth Group

High School youth meet Sunday mornings for class and Sunday evenings for more fun. Other events are scheduled throughout the year.

Pulse Middle School Youth Group

Sixth thru eighth graders meet Sunday mornings and evenings for games and lessons.


Evangel is a place where students can explore the Christian faith, grow deeper in their relationship with God, and develop leadership skills as they serve in a local church. Sunday Life groups and Thursday large group: Check it out here.

Life Groups

Groups of seven to twelve people study the Bible, pray, and share their lives with each other. Life groups take place in various host homes, typically one evening each week. Contact Travis to plug in.


Women have regular book club meetings, needle craft group meetings, and Bible studies.


As iron sharpens iron, men need other men in their lives to keep them on track. Men meet on Thursday mornings for Bible study.