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Encounter WO 2012 ... A Smashing Success Story

The Encounter WO weekend held March 15-17 exceeded all expectations as about 50 people gathered the first night consisting of members of the denominational World Outreach Committee, office staff, field staff, missionaries on home assignment, and missionaries on the way to the field along with ...

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Praise for EPNews

In my recent travels, members of EPC churches in Colorado and Washington expressed appreciation for EPNews: “It really helps me understand and pray for our denomination in these exciting times!”  Reading EPNews makes me realize the Lord is working and moving in churches ...

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What do you get when you combine a 168-year old church, a 110-year old football team, and an 84-year old award ceremony? You get, “Undefeated”. February 26th, 2012, “Undefeated” won Best Documentary at the 84th Academy Awards. Undefeated" is the story of the Tigers, a ...

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REAL: "Loving the Word; Living the Word" an encouragement and challenge

On Saturday, February 25, 85 women came together at Advent Presbyterian Church, Cordova, TN, to enjoy a day of both encouragement and challenge as they focused on “Loving the Word; Living the Word”.  Workshop leaders Susan Nash, Karen Stratford, Cindy Schwartz and Megan Hackman ...

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Cherry Hills Community Church Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Cherry Hills Community Church is busy getting ready for a big celebration.  Lots of video, interviews, book making, special music, invitations are some of the activities in preparation for their 30th Anniversary celebration on March 4 at 6:00-7:30 pm.  Check out the flyer shown ...

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Dave Strunk Published in "Books & Culture"

David Strunk, Pastor of Congregational Life at Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church has published an article, “Confessional Evangelism” in the February 2012 issue of “Books & Culture” , a publication of Christianity Today.

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Presbytery of the Pacific Report

The Presbytery of the Pacific met February 10-11 at First EPC of Kent, Washington. Highlights of the meeting, as reported by Pacific Stated Clerk Ron Bengelink: The meeting was attended by 65 Commissioners (evenly split between Teaching Elders and Ruling Elders).  Also attending ...

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Presbytery of Florida Report

The Presbytery of Florida met February 10-11 at Church of the Lakes in Lake O Lakes, Florida.  Highlights of the meeting included: The congregation of New Hope Presbyterian Church, Ft. Myers, Florida was received from the New Wineskins/EPC Transitional Presbytery.  Having been examined ...

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Bay Presbyterian Church Expands Urban Ministry In Ohio

Bay Presbyterian Church in suburban Bay Village (Cleveland, OH) has purchased a closed inner-city church and has begun transforming it into a non-denominational mission to help poor people. For decades, Bay Presbyterian has partnered with 15 urban poverty and social justice ministries, inner-city ...

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Networking Conference for Leaders of Small Churches

The EPC's Z-4:10 Network will hold a Networking Conference for Leaders of Small Churches March 28-30 at GracePoint in Dubuque, Iowa.  This participant-driven conference will focus on peer learning and developing supportive relationships. If the conference succeeds, you will walk away with ...

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