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32nd General Assembly Reminders

Now is the time to elect commissioners from your Session.  Registration for the 2012 General Assembly has begun.  Check out the following on www.epc.org/2012ga. Review Assembly information on web page Elect Ruling Elder Commissioners as soon as possible and send the Commissioner ...

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EPC Chaplain News

EPC Hospital Chaplain David Herbertson plans to retire from active ministry on May 11.  He has served as a chaplain with Gaston Hospice, Gastonia, North Carolina for ten years; and before that, served for thirty-five years as a pastor in five different congregations. David says, ...

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Thirty Years of Grace … Cherry Hills Celebrates

CherryHillsCommunityChurch celebrated its 30th Anniversary on Sunday, March 4th, at all three morning worship services and at a reunion concert in the evening.   Stated Clerk Jeff Jeremiah represented the EPC at the celebration.  Jeff said, “The whole day was full of praise ...

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REAL Gathering: Almaty, Kazakhstan

REAL Gathering goes international with a training event taking place in Almaty, Kazakhstan with more than 90 women leaders from the Association of Reformed Churches in Almaty.  The team, formed in partnership with Second Presbyterian Church, Memphis, TN, leaves April 24th and returns May ...

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Federal Filing Deadline

Federal Filing Deadline Near for Churches Operating Preschools and Schools. Churches that operate schools (including preschools) are required to file a certificate of racial nondiscrimination (Form 5578) annually with the IRS.  The deadline is the fifteenth day of the fifth month following ...

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General Assembly Registration

32nd General Assembly and Workshop, "Celebrate!," June 19-23, 2012. With much anticipation, members of host church First Presbyterian Church, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and the staff of the General Assembly office are busy preparing for everyone who will attend the 32nd General Assembly.  We ...

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Caroline Jumper Art to Display in NAEA Big Screen Plaza

Caroline Jumper, daughter of Rev. Mark Jumper, Ph.D., will have her artwork featured in the Big Screen Plaza located in the heart of Manhattan in New York City. The Big Screen Plaza is a giant outdoor LED screen used to showcases artistic talent for visitors to view and appreciate during the ...

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Care and Retreat Resources for Pastors

Retreat resources for pastors

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Hope Found in Manassas

Long before the Manassas Football team was featured in the Academy Award Winning Documentary, Undefeated, Hope could be found there. Oasis of Hope, a non-profit ministry of Hope Church, is entrenched in the community where Manassas High School is located, one of the poorest communities in ...

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Sierra Leone, Africa ... new EPC World Outreach field

Last week, the EPC World Outreach Committee approved Sierra Leone, Africa as a new church planting field location for the Engage 2025 Initiative to see ten new churches  planted by the EPC around the world by the year 2025. EPC Moderator Doug Klein, World Outreach Committee Chair, Doug ...

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