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A Call to Good Friday prayer and fasting

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The Session Elders are calling for ECC to join with the EPC and two other denominations in setting aside Good Friday, April 10,as a day of fasting and prayerto cry out for God's help with concern for the coronavirus pandemic. The following is the communication sent out from the Stated Clerk of the EPC, Jeff Jeremiah and it offers further explanation: ...

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A Praying Church

Prayer Meeting 2 Jan 2020

As a congregation, we are called to pray together....

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Songs of Grace

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"Be filled with the Spirit,addressing one another inpsalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart,giving thanks always and for everything to God the Fatherin the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ." (Ephesians 5:18-21) I love the idea of "addressing each other" in music. We do...

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Fighting for Joy in the Desert

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practical thoughts for dealing with a season of spiritual dryness...

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Too busy to pray......

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Are we too busy to pray?...

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Summer Sunday Mornings, revisited

A few ideas for ways to use your Sunday mornings to feed on God's Word this summer, even without Sunday School!...

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A Model for Family Worship

Yesterday, I wrote about the importance of Family Worship. If you never have tried Family Worship or you are looking for a new model, let me suggest one example: Read, Sing, Pray. Keep in mind, this is not the only way to do Family Worship. So if you have a pattern that works for you, keep it! Our practice takes only 10-15 minutesmuch more and our family would probably spo...

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Why are all those kids in the worship service?

We have chosen to include our children in our regular worship services at ECC rather than having a separate children's church. Why is that? And how can we, as grown-up members of the congregation, support our families as they seek to train their children in worship?...

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Men's Prayer Night

This might be the most important thing our men do...and perhaps the hardest thing: devoting an evening to prayer together. ...

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The Forty Day Prayer Covenant Follow-up

Pastor BriefingMay 6, 2015 By now, most of you have completed your 40 Day Prayer commitments. I, personally, felt very good about the 40 Day Prayer Covenant preaching series. Based on your feedback, I believe there has been more prayer among our congregation than ever before. I hope that you have experienced personal renewal through it. I know I have! I would encourage y...

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The 40 Day Prayer Covenant

"...the ten lines of the prayer covenant comprise the critical contours of our Christian discipleship. They summarize what it means to follow Jesus."...

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