On December 31, 2005 a team of 25 people met for the first time at 6107 I-30 W in Royse City, TX as The Quest Church. This team came together with a vision to plant a relevant, creative, exciting faith community in the fast growing Royse City area.The team was sent out on this adventure by Pastor Paul Blue and Family Fellowship of Greenville. Jim and Meredith Dunn along with their three children – Jad, Joel and Monica became team leaders. Jim had served as Connections Pastor at Family Fellowship for two years prior to becoming The Quest Team Leader. The launch team included David, Kathy & Andrew Bolton; Jeff, Cheryl, Bryce, & Brayden Bridges; Rene, Jan, Tommy & Chloe Vasquez; Dewan & Cindy Holdridge; Misty, Hannah & Averiegh Evans; Jacob Lilly, Ben McCrary, Luke Scott & Sean Davis.
On March 25, 2006 the first of a series of monthly preview gatherings was held with 111 people in attendance and an ‘out-of-the box’, culturally relevant, Christ-centered, and relationship-driven faith community began.
On September 9, 2006 The Quest Church announced it’s official public launch. 82 people attended the first official gathering and weekly gatherings began at 6pm on Saturday nights. A Sunday morning worship gathering was added on Easter 2007 and in September 2008 a second Sunday worship gathering was added to accommodate the growing number of people at The Quest.
On February 10, 2013 a team of more than thirty people; led by Quest Gathering Pastor, Mike Skahan & his wife Robin, was sent out to launch a new campus in Terrell, Texas. And on September 15, 2014 the Terrell campus became an official church plant with its own unique identity and style - Epic Life Church. Mike & Robin continue to lead Epic Life on mission to proclaim the Good News and offer help for life’s hurts in Terrell, Texas.
In September of 2016, The Quest Church celebrated it’s 10th anniversary in Royse City, TX! Our scope of influence and outreach continues to grow. We’d like to invite you to join us on this great adventure. The Quest is a faith community where you’ll be accepted and valued for who you are. A place where “faith is a Quest, not a guilt trip.”
“Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.” – (Ephesians 3:20-21)