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Wanted: Recording Clerks for Committees at the 2012 General Assembly

A great way to help out and make for a good General Assembly next month is to volunteer to serve as a recording clerk during one of our Standing Committee meetings.  All that’s required is a willingness to take the minutes and use of a laptop.  A minutes’ template and plenty ...

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Stated Clerk visits St. Andrews Presbytery of Argentina

One of the special opportunities the EPC enjoys fraternal relations with other national Presbyterian, Reformed and evangelical groups in the global church.  We currently enjoy relationships with the Presbyterian Church of Brazil (IPB), the Association of Reformed Churches of Kazakhstan (ARCK) ...

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“We live in darkness, you have the light” Engage 2025 Initiative

On Saturday, April 28, Alleghenies Presbytery voted to partner with EPC’s World Outreach Engage 2025 in Sierra Leone, Africa. Two unreached people groups, led by village chiefs declared, “We live in darkness, you have the light” are in the villages of Fintonia and Gbenekoro, ...

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California's oldest Armenian Church to salute Senior Pastor and Family

Members and friends of the First Armenian Presbyterian Church of Fresno will salute Senior Pastor Mgrdich Melkonian, his wife Houri, and their family at an Appreciation Luncheon on Sunday afternoon, May 20, 2012. Reverend Melkonian is concluding his Central California pastorate of almost nine ...

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Dr. Don Sweeting interview about "How to Finish the Christian Life"

Finishing well is the goal of the Christian life; glorifying the Lord until the end of our lives. You can listen to the interview of Dr. Don Sweeting, President of Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Florida, as he discusses his book "How to Finish the Christian Life". htt...

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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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