Fitting into God’s Eternal Purpose

10/14/18 - Fitting into God’s Eternal Purpose - 1 Corinthians 12:4


Teenagers growing up are always searching on how to ‘fit in’ with their peers in school. Adults do the same in the workplace and in their neighborhoods. But just how do we fit in to God’s eternal purpose? It begins with understanding that Christ is not ‘divided’… (I Cor. 1:13) The early followers of Jesus in Corinth fell into divisions because they began to look to men and not to God alone for ultimate leadership. Having multiple giftings, they had forgotten who is the ‘giver’ of the gifts and that gifts are given for the common good, given by one Spirit to glorify Christ alone.


24 Prayer


24 Prayer - November 2nd - 3rd

Please mark your calendars and be ready to sign up for an hour time slot for our 24 Hours of Prayer. 24 Prayer starts Friday, November 2nd at 7:00 PM and ends Saturday, November 3rd at 7:00 PM . Keep an eye out for sign-ups this Sunday.

Any questions contact Pastor Pete.

Harvest Festival


Harvest Festival

October 27th @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Shorter days and falling leaves are sure signs that autumn is on its way. Come join us for an afternoon of fun at the EBC Harvest Festival and Trunk or Treating. This family-oriented day will take place on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Bring the kids dressed in their favorite fun costume to Trunk or Treat.

Other activities include picking a pumpkin from the patch, pumpkin, pumpkin bowling, fun games, a bounce house and many other activities.

Any questions contact Katie Simmons.

Firmness of Faith

10/7/18 - Firmness of Faith - Colossians 1:24-2:5


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What do you rejoice over? What makes you dance, perhaps the birth a child or grandchild? Perhaps the winning touch down in a close game or a homerun that clinches a playoff game; or maybe a bonus from work or getting an overdue word of appreciation? Paul rejoiced over his suffering for the gospel and the realization of seeing the Gentiles being included of what we know as the Church (Col 1:24-27 ).

The Christian is to rejoice over the gospel.

What do you labor, struggle, agonize over? Anything?

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Fri, Oct 19, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
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