Welcome to Family Community Fellowship

 At FCF, we see ourselves as family, who is strengthened together as we follow Christ.  Our belief is that no one walks alone in this life.  We are on a journey to know Christ completely and fulfill His purpose for our lives, individually, and as a community.  Thanks for being our guest to our website.  We invite you to join us at one of our scheduled gatherings, as well.

Steven & Mardi Yeary

Lead Pastors


Shannon Lemen

Student Ministries Pastor

Shawna Banning 

Children's Pastor

 New to FCF?

When are your services?

We have two services on Sunday mornings, 8:30am and 10:00am. Both services are contemporary and have a casual atmosphere. Part of our purpose is building strong families in their relationship with Christ, with that in mind, we have created fun and purpose driven children's programs that are available during both services. While you are enjoying an upbeat worship service and relevant, life applicable message, your children will be enjoying a great service tailored to their age group.


Our Mid Week service is designed to get the entire family involved and kicks off each Wednesday at 6pm with Men's, Women's, Boy's, Girls, Youth, and Infant groups.

What do I do when I arrive?

When you arrive on campus you will see the main sanctuary on the east side of the property. It can be distinguished by the large fountain in front.
Our Little Lambs (newborn-pre-school) can be taken to the Early Childhood wing located inside the main sanctuary.
Our Kids Nation building (K-6th) is located on the south end of the property facing Brimhall Rd.


Summer of Miracles

Letter from Pastor Steve to FCF Family 

June 23, 2017

My Beloved Church Family,

What started in April as a “dry spell,” turned into the financial “dust bowl” in May.  This “drought” is happening in the face of ongoing growth in all our critical areas of congregational discipleship and life. 

To those who have clearly heard the challenge and are giving online while away, “THANK YOU!”  With this coming Sunday being the final Sunday in June, I am asking for a commitment from every member of our church family to become a “Summer Miracle Partner” to not only stay ahead of our weekly needs, but to even go beyond in replenishing resources conspicuously absent in the last couple of months.

“Summer Miracle Partnerships” will be a commitment of individuals and families to “go beyond” their regular giving from July 1, 2017 to October 1, 2017!  I am asking you to join me in believing God will enable us to work together to see an additional $36,000.00 come in during this 90-day “miracle window!”

 Here’s what I’m asking God for:
A total of 70 families or individuals to make a sacrificial commitment to give an amount above tithe and offering  within this three-month miracle window.

***Five (5) Families or Individuals @ $2500.00

***Ten (10) Families or Individuals @ $1000.00

***Twenty (20) Families or Individuals @ $500.00

***Thirty-Five (35) Individuals @ $100.00

 Family Community Fellowship has done this before—we have made this type of commitment— and God provided a miracle through us!  Working together—putting our combined shoulder under the load—God will enable us to move into the Fall with strength, and also to assure the following does not have to be enacted.  My friends, if we do not finish this Summer strong, the following cuts will need to be enacted.


.  This will reduce both our heating and cooling of our two largest buildings by 2-3 hours, it will also cut our Nursery Payroll.


.  We will, unfortunately, need to lay off our Facilities Coordinator, Pre-School Director, Small Group/Connection Coordinator, Technical Support person, and our Children’s Ministry Intern.


.  Lead Pastor will see an immediate 15% reduction in salary, with the Student Ministries Pastor, Children’s Ministry Pastor, and Administrative Assistant seeing an immediate 10% reduction in salary.
Should these first cuts not staunch the flow, deeper cuts will follow.  At present, our exceptional Ministry Staff works with the slimmest of budgets.  To hear how they are repeatedly looking for ways to cut expenses makes me proud.  I can hardly bear to burden these good friends.  We NEED THEM—and they are COUNTING ON US!
  Let’s meet this challenge before us!  It starts with a re-commitment to regular, systematic giving.

In my experience, there will be one of three ways folks respond to this letter:  1.) Prayer, renewed commitment to consistent support, and Sacrificial giving to meet the needs of our church, 2.) Indifference to the need watching further cuts take place which will drastically impact our ability to grow out of this season, or … 3.) Designate giving to a favored ministry, leaving the overall Church weakened.  Folks always need to be reminded: “When Mom (the Church) is healthy financially, all her children (ministries and their leaders) will thrive.”  With all my heart, I’m praying for response #1

I need you—I’m counting on you—to join arms with me, believe God, and work together for a miraculous turn around.
With love and sincere prayer from my heart,

Pastor Steve



 Teaching Through The Bible

Jul 16, 2017
From the Wasteland to the Promised Land Pt.3
Series: (All)
From the Wasteland to the Promished Pt.3
  • Jul 16, 2017From the Wasteland to the Promised Land Pt.3
    Jul 16, 2017
    From the Wasteland to the Promised Land Pt.3
    Series: (All)
    From the Wasteland to the Promished Pt.3
  • Jul 9, 2017From the Wasteland to the Promised Land Pt. 2
    Jul 9, 2017
    From the Wasteland to the Promised Land Pt. 2
    "From the Wasteland to the Promised Land" by James Lair
  • Jul 2, 2017From the Wasteland to the Promised Land
    Jul 2, 2017
    From the Wasteland to the Promised Land
    "From The Wasteland To The Promised Land" by James Lair.
  • Jun 18, 2017David and His Kids
    Jun 18, 2017
    David and His Kids
    "David and His Kids" by Steven Yeary.
  • Jun 11, 2017Stormy Weather
    Jun 11, 2017
    Stormy Weather
    "Stormy Weather" by Steven Yeary.
  • Jun 4, 2017Don’t Travel Too Far
    Jun 4, 2017
    Don’t Travel Too Far
    "Don't Travel Too Far" by Steven Yeary.
  • May 28, 2017Hope For The Humpty Dumpty Moments Pt.2
    May 28, 2017
    Hope For The Humpty Dumpty Moments Pt.2
    Hope For The Humpty Dumpty Moments Pt.2
  • May 21, 2017Hope For The Humpty Dumpty Moments
    May 21, 2017
    Hope For The Humpty Dumpty Moments
    "Hope For The Humpty Dumpty Moments Pt. 1"
  • May 14, 2017Stretch Marks
    May 14, 2017
    Stretch Marks
    "Stretch Marks"
  • May 7, 2017Mind Weeds Pt.3
    May 7, 2017
    Mind Weeds Pt.3
    Exterminating Mind Weeds Pt.3


  Worship The Lord in Giving


FCF Student Ministries

FCF Student Ministries exists to help Jr. High and High school students become rooted in their relationship with God through living a life that is rooted in worship and rooted in a community with other believers.  Join us on Wednesday nights at the church in the youth building  for  worship and a meaningful time of studying God's Word. We meet Wednesday's at 6:00 pm  where we Worship, Connect, and Grow together.
In addition to the weekly gathering. we have a number of trips that we go on throughout the year. Each year we go on trips to Winter and Summer Camps, Fine Arts,  Missions Trips, and Youth Convention, to name a few. Going on trips like these are a great way to build relationships, especially for new students.
November Series: 

Early Childhood

Sunday’s 8:30am & 10am and Wednesday’s 6pm

Our Staff
Our Early Childhood is staffed by a team of CPR & First Aid certified coordinators for each service time. All of our ministry workers have gone through a background screening in order to serve in our Early Childhood.

When You Arrive
A staff member will meet you at the check-in area to receive your child and a baby bag. Please note any information that will help in caring for your child, such as feeding times, sleeping times, allergies, and special needs. During the check-in of your child, you will be given a card with your child’s name. To retrieve your child, return the card at the end of service. This is for the safety of the children and ensures that each child is returned to the correct parent.

Infant/ Toddlers
Infants age 0-walking and Toddlers age walking-2 ½ years old will enjoy loving attention, curriculum developed just for them, and playtime in a clean, nurturing environment.

Preschool children, ages 2 ½ and potty trained through Preschool, will learn about God’s love through His creation in classrooms that are fun and inviting. They will interact with learning stations, stories, puppets and songs that children come home signing.

Crackers and cheerios are provided for babies 9 months and older. Our toddlers 13-24 months will also have animal crackers or goldfish crackers.


*** Early Childhood Check-in and classes are located in the Main Sanctuary.

Kindergarten- 6th Grade

Kid Nation Logo

Sunday’s 8:30am and 10am


Kids Church 8:30am & 10am

All kids ages Kindergarten- 6th grade have their very own church service, which includes worship, team competitions, drama and games that help reinforce the Bible stories on a level kids can understand.
All elementary classes are located in the Kid Nation Building.

Wednesdays 6 pm

Wednesday nights is KID NATION UNIVERSITY
Each Wednesday, we offer an elective for kids to choose from. These electives will run with a discipleship devotion each week. Not only will kids be introduced to God's word and a different activity every few weeks, they will also know that there is a group of adults that value them, are cheering for them, and want to hang out with them. Please let me know if you are interested. It can be a wide variety of things, from baking, origami, a sport, or even stilt walking!


Office Hours: Tuesday-Friday from 9am to 4pm.

Church Location & Address: 10700 Brimhall Rd. Bakersfield, CA 93312 (map)

Telephone & Fax: Tel: (661) 589-5254




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