VBS Coming July 30-August 3

We’re going on an island adventure this summer with Shipwrecked VBS, where kids will discover how Jesus rescues us through life’s storms! Mark your calendars for July 30-August 3. VBS begins at 9am and ends at noon, and kids pre-k through grade 6 are invited to join us! There are other volunteer opportunities for middle schoolers and teens. Registration will begin soon – keep a weather eye on the horizon, mateys!

Youth Pastor Tim’s Blog

It is always hard to believe when CHIC is coming around again. I attended CHIC the summer of 1988 after graduating High School from Pennington Gap, VA. Looking back, a lot has changed. Can you believe that when I went to CHIC, you did not go with your youth group? You simply registered and requested a roommate and the two of you were assigned to a small group made up of random pairs of guys from all over the country. And you were assigned to a counselor you had never met before! So I guess it was modeled after Bible …

Pastor Matt’s Blog

Dear church family, As I write to you, it’s the middle of Holy Week, sometimes called “Passion Week.” Although Passion Week is named for our Lord’s passion on the cross, I am very aware of my own passions in light of what happens mid-week in the gospels of the first Holy Week. Between Palm Sunday and Good Friday human passions don’t fare well. On Palm Sunday, when Jesus enters Jerusalem in triumph, the people are euphoric in their praise. We watch them spreading their coats on the road to honor the King who is leading the joyous procession. Five days …

Family Dinners in April

  Wednesday Night All-Church Family Dinner Menu for April 2018 April 4th ~ Chicken Pot Pie & Caesar Salad April 11th ~ Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Carrots April 18th ~ NO DINNER, SCHOOL BREAK WEEK April 25th ~ Pasta, Meatballs & Tossed Salad Dinner served from 5:45 to 6:30 p.m. $5 per person or $15 for a family, ALL ARE WELCOME!

Christianity Explored Coming April 10

Wednesday Evenings 6:30-8PM, Beginning April 10, 2018 Christianity Explored — A study of the Gospel of Mark–This is a great opportunity for everyone in the Church to prayerfully consider who they might invite to this study.  In the past many have experienced the joy of seeing new believers emerge from this study event.  Please keep friends, neighbors or others in your prayers and ask the Lord who you might invite to this study. Video w/discussion led by Pastor Matt Marzluft

Women’s Ministry Save the Dates for 2018

Spring Gathering – “Trafficked” with Jasmine Grace of Boston Saturday at ECC March 24th at 10 am. Teenage girls are encouraged to attend with their mothers. Jasmine will educate us all on the path that some girls find themselves on that is difficult, but not impossible to escape. Women are encouraged to bring in something for the Bags of Hope that Jasmine distributes. Contact Joyce Schlef – joyce-elaime@comcast.net or 774-922-2947 Spring Celebration – Sat. April 14 ($35) 9 – 3 pm East Coast Conference Women’s Ministry Highrock Acton Pastor Becky Burdett speaker: “Fight, Flight, or Freedom” Acts 16:22-34 at ECC. …