WHO WE ARE
In the beginning there was a living room.
King of Kings began as a mission church in Round Rock, Texas, meeting in the living room of one of its founding families. In March, 1980, the 12 founding families began meeting in the choir room of Round Rock High School. By the end of the month they had transitioned to the Montessori School of Round Rock. King of Kings bought land and broke ground for its first building, what is now our Sanctuary, in 1981. The building was dedicated to the Lord and the congregation began worshiping there in 1982. Over time the facility has grown to included a dedicated office facility and the Fellowship Hall with a large gathering space, kitchen, classrooms, and youth rooms.
The Body of Christ remains active.
From those early days until now, God has been doing great things at King of Kings. The congregation began a mother's day out program that has grown into the Children's Learning Center (CLC). The CLC is a thriving preschool that is enriching the lives of families in the North Austin area. King of Kings continues to impact its community through events like the Pumpkin Patch, Caroling for Cans, and the Mission of the Month giving opportunities.
Living in Christ.
The people at King of Kings are focused on having heartfelt worship, faithful discipleship, and joyful service to others. We desire to foster spiritual maturity among our members, equipping them for lives of service and sharing the Gospel in innovative ways with our neighbors, community, and the world. You are invited to be a part of this family of believers, participating in our Sunday morning services where Jesus meets us, forgiving our sins and strengthening our faith.
MEET OUR STAFF
Rev. Dr. Mark J. Dankis
Mark Dankis has served at King of Kings since 2000. He has been in ministry for over 30 years and his experience into play when leading King of Kings.
Mark, an avid golfer, is a warm, talented, visionary pastor whose high standards of excellence, vision, and drive keep King of Kings fulfilling God’s purpose.
Mark and his wife, Gail, are blessed with two children -- Drew and Dayna.
Rev. Christopher P. Brynestad
Chris has been serving King of Kings since 2015. He has been in ministry since 2009 and is excited about what God has in store for His people.
Chris, a disc-golfer and amateur gamer, comes from a family dedicated to the ministry, from his grandparents who served the Lord to his father who is currently a Pastor at a congregation in Corpus Christi, TX. He has always enjoyed participating in the church and its ministries. That joy plays out in his daily interaction with the people.
Chris and his wife, Laura, have been blessed with their two sons, Bryce and Brock, who are bundles of personality and joy.
Sarah Valencia, DCE
Minister of Youth & Education
Sarah was installed at King of Kings in December of 2018. She received her education from Concordia University Texas and graduated in December of 2017. Sarah was King of King’s field worker from 2015-2017. She grew to know and love the congregation and was thrilled to find out that she would be returning here for her first call.
Sarah is a native Texan who grew up in San Antonio and was recently married as of 2018. She loves spending time with her family and making lasting memories through going on adventures!
Sarah’s passion in ministry is working with families and youth. She runs our Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, Youth events and family ministries. She loves talking to people about our Heavenly father and sharing His love to the world.