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Descending Overtures from the 2014 General Assembly

The 34th General Assembly (2014) approved four constitutional amendments: A Revised Book of Worship A new provision for examining transferring ministers An addition to the "limits in perpetuity" that prevent the denomination from using the Book of Order to create any expressed or implied ...

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2015 General Assembly

June 23 - 27, 2015 First Presbyterian Church Orlando, Florida Excitement for the 2015 General Assembly is beginning to build. Staff from host church First Presbyterian-Orlando and from the Office of the General Assembly have been strategizing, organizing and planning.  View announcements ...

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Former EPC World Outreach Director George Carey

Former EPC World Outreach Director George Carey recently began serving as Director of Church Development for Project Mercy, headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Carey describes it as “One of the most heart-warming and holistic ministries with which I have ever been associated.” ...

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College Ministry from Scratch Online Book Study

College Ministry from Scratch Online Book Study February – March 2015 Who Should Take this Course: Do you have college-age students in your church?  Maybe you’re not sure what they need or how to get something started - this is a perfect place to start.  The book focuses ...

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Sustainable Youth Ministry Online Book Study

Sustainable Youth Ministry Online Book Study February – March 2015 Who Should Take this Course: * Youth Leaders – If you are sold on the idea of building a youth ministry that will be stronger years after you are gone than it is today, this study is well worth your investment.  ...

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A Step Forward For Bahama Presbytery Development

Reverend Gabriel (Gabe) Swing has been selected to coordinate the development of a new EPC Presbytery in the Bahama Islands. Gabe has served in the Bahamas for the past several years working with Bahama Youth Network on one of the southernmost of the Bahama Islands known as Long Island. Gabe also ...

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Home Missionary Newsletter from John Bueno and Latins United

Home Missionary John Bueno with Latins United Christian Ministries invites you to read his current Newsletter.  Click here to download Latins United Cross Cultural Ministries Newsletter December 2014.  Previous newsletters are posted on the Church Planting & Revitalization ...

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EPC welcomes four new churches in November

The EPC added four new churches to its membership in November. The new churches are: Midwest Presbytery: Peace Church, Middleville, Mich. (Adam Barr, Pastor).       www.peacechurch.cc Pacific Presbytery: Christ Presbyterian Church, Boise, Idaho. (Phil Moran, ...

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Webinar on Praying for Prodigals

EPC minister James Banks and his wife Cari (Peace Church, Durham, NC) were featured guests on an RBC Ministries webinar "Praying for Prodigals" Tuesday, December 9.  James has written a book by the same title as well as Praying the Prayers of the Bible and The Lost Art of Praying ...

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Court of Appeals upholds ministers housing allowance

On November 13, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit struck down a decision by U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb that the minister’s’ tax-exempt housing allowance is unconstitutional. Crabb had ruled in 2013 that granting such a benefit to clergy that is not available ...

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