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Response to Obamacare

Now that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces are “live,” churches are impacted in several ways: federal subsidies, contraceptive mandate, age-based premium rates, and coverage value standards. The EPC Medical Plan has responded to each of these issues, including adding a Silver ...

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Revised Book of Government

The 33rd General Assembly (June 2013) approved a revision of the EPC Book of Government and sent it to the presbyteries as a Descending Overture. Presbyteries will be voting on whether or not to approve the Revision in their winter or spring meetings. If approved by 3/4 of the Presbyteries it will ...

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A Prayer for Sunday

While I do my best to pray for you individually during the week, on Saturdays, I remember you collectively to the Lord as you prepare to lead your congregations in worship.  The following is the type of prayer I pray for you all: Most gracious and loving heavenly Father, I thank you for the ...

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EPC Medical Benefit Plan Update

EPC Stated Clerk Jeff Jeremiah provides and update from the Board of Benefits and the Committee On Administration about the EPC Medical Benefits Plan. Having taken responsibility for making necessary changes to our Medical Plan, the Committee on Administration has also committed to ...

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EPC Medical Plan Premiums Reduced For Many In 2014

Premium rates for all participants in the 2014 Medical Plan will decrease or be equal to current rates. Early this week, the Committee on Administration approved the Board of Benefits proposal to set premium rates based on participant’s age, as follows: For those less than 40 years old, ...

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The EPC Is Looking for Social Media Input

We love to share the news about milestones at your church, events of general interest, sermon recordings, and other information you share through social media. If your church has a Facebook page, Google+ page, or Twitter account, please send your site links to Dana Cadman, Director of ...

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A Word from the Stated Clerk

“Where is the EPC now that we have almost 500 churches?” This is a question I was asked repeatedly at General Assembly.  It’s come up continually since then.  Certainly we are not the same group of churches we were the last time we met at Cherry Hills in 2007.  ...

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Tornado Disaster Relief Update

Between the middle of June and the middle of July over $60,000 was donated to the disaster relief fund in response to the tornado that devastated Moore, Oklahoma.  This brought the total to over $90,000.  Relief teams from Eastminster Presbyterian Church, Wichita, Kansas, New Creation ...

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Special Memories from 2013 General Assembly

Much of what happened at the 2013 General Assembly is a “blur” to me.  Thankfully, the Lord gives me “memorable moments” that help define each General Assembly in my mind.  Here are a few of those special memories from our meeting last month at Cherry Hills ...

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World Outreach Director Search Committee Appointed

The Committee on Administration (COA) approved the appointment of the World Outreach Director Search Committee on July 23.  This committee will call the successor to current World Outreach Director George Carey, whose term will end December 31, 2014.  “The COA’s goal is to ...

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