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Encounter WO 2014

The EPC World Outreach (WO) department will host “Encounter WO 2014” at Ward Church in Northville, Michigan the weekend of Dec 5-7.  People sensing God’s call to cross-cultural missions ministry – to be part of a church planting team “where the church ...

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Five September church additions bring EPC total to 543

The EPC added five new churches to its membership in September, bringing the denomination’s church count to 543. The new churches are: Mid-America Presbytery:Trinity EPC, Chillicothe, Mo. (David Molina, Pastor) Mid-Atlantic Presbytery:Galatia Presbyterian Church, Eagle Rock, Va. (Robert ...

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Twin Tiers Church (Big Flats, N.Y.) celebrates new facility

Twin Tiers EPC Church in south central New York held a grand opening on Sunday, September 21, for their new building. For the past year, the congregation had been renting a room in a closed church in Big Flats, a town of about 7,500 residents near Elmira. In July, Twin Tiers purchased the ...

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Wildfire destroys Grace Community Church building in Weed, Calif.

Grace Community Church in Weed, Calif., burned to the ground on September 15. The church building was one of numerous structures—including more than 100 homes—lost in the Boles wildfire that has ravaged the area. Ruling Elder Gerry Watson said that while no church members have lost ...

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Middle East evangelicals issue appeal to believers worldwide

The Supreme Council of the Evangelical Community in Syria and Lebanon has issued an appeal to like-minded believers worldwide to make the plight of Christians in the Middle East known. Numerous evangelicals in those two countries signed the August 29 appeal letter, including pastors, seminary ...

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EPC Iraqi relief offerings to Christian Aid Mission approach $30,000

As of September 11, EPC churches and individuals have given $29,480 to support Iraqi Christian relief through Christian Aid Mission (CAM). “I am humbled by the response,” said EPC Stated Clerk Jeff Jeremiah. “As we all reflect what happened on this date 13 years ago, we should ...

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EPC's Kirk of the Hills (Tulsa, Okla.) launches second campus

Kirk of the Hills in Tulsa, Okla., opened their new permanent satellite campus on Sunday, September 7. The 35,000-square-foot Kirk Crossing in the southern suburb of Jenks is the church’s second campus and features a 500-seat worship center, multi-story indoor playground, large common areas, ...

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EPC’s Resurrection Brooklyn continues Hurricane Sandy recovery ministry

Resurrection Brooklyn, a network of EPC congregations in New York City’s largest borough, has continued to minister to those affected by Hurricane Sandy. The storm struck the Northeast in October 2012. In the process, the church continues to make an impact for Christ in Brooklyn and beyond, ...

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Moderator-elect Mike Moses blogs about COA Meeting

Mike Moses, EPC Moderator-elect and a member of the Committee on Administration (COA), "pulled back the curtain" on his first COA meeting in his blog on August 19. Read his thoughts ...

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Former World Outreach Director Passes This Life

Reverend Dr. Bill Read, former director of EPC World Outreach, died in March 2014. Bill was the Director of Outreach, leading both National and World Outreach, from 1989-1993.  In the position, he succeeded the first director, Reverend Ed Randal, and preceded Mr. Dick ...

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