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The Lawry's Adoption Process

Scott Lawry is pastor of Grace @ Bell Road (EPC) in Montgomery, Alabama.  Scott and Rachel Lawry are the parents of four young children.  Last Christmas, they believed that God was calling them to adopt an adolescent girl from Ukraine.  They met her while she was visiting ...

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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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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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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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Undefeated

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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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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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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Presbytery of Rivers and Lakes Report

About 80 commissioners, guests and observers attended the January 27-28 meeting of Rivers and Lakes Presbytery at Faith Presbyterian Church in Quincy, Illinois. Highlights of the meeting included: In October 2011, Rivers and Lakes pastors had met on retreat. They concluded that many leaders ...

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Presbytery of the East Report

The Presbytery of the East met February 3-4 at Ashland EPC, Voorhees, New Jersey.  The host church’s pastor is Jamie Cupschalk.  Highlights of the meeting included: The Presbytery received Covenant Presbyterian Church, Simsbury, Connecticut (pastor Sean Martin) from ...

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Presbytery of the Southeast Report

Approximately 100 commissioners, guests and observers attended the February 3-4 meeting of Southeast Presbytery, which met at Valleybrook Presbyterian Church in Hixson, Tennessee. Adel Thalos is the pastor of the host church. Highlights of the meeting included: The Presbytery received two ...

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