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Kenya Mission Trip

On Monday, June 26, 7 people headed to Kenya for a multi-week mission trip. Check back here often for updates about their work in Kenya as we receive pictures, video, and stories!

June 26th, 2017

Psalms

There is something so real about the Psalms. Nothing is off limits. It’s almost as if the psalmist stepped into our minds and then wrote 150 songs of prayer and praise to reflect what he had seen. Joy and Lament Righteous Indignation and Repentance Revenge and Compassion Fear and Trust Doubt and Worship Athanasius, a […]

June 23rd, 2017

Summer Services 2017

Beginning June 25, we will move both services to 10:00am. The traditional service will be held in the air-conditioned chapel and the contemporary service will be held in the sanctuary. The move will help facilitate fellowship as both services will release about the same time. There will be refreshments provided each week as we take […]

June 1st, 2017

ECO National Gathering 2017

The 2017 ECO National Gathering was held from January 24-26 in Grenville, SC. It was a time of equipping, fellowship, worship, and encouragement for the leaders of our denomination. The conference theme was Entrusted based 2 Timothy 2:2. Elder Art Davis, Connecting Ministries coordinator Sharon Early, Pastors Jan and Tim Devine, Elder Chris Loughridge and […]

May 22nd, 2017

Bearing the Cross

Belief requires Response. For the seven weeks following Easter, we are going to focus on portions of the Gospel of Luke that prepare us to respond in love and gratitude by serving our Risen Savior with our lips and our lives. Small groups will be studying Scripture based on the sermon series as well. Join […]

April 19th, 2017

Words From the Cross

Our Lenten small group study and sermon series will be focused on the last words of Jesus from the cross. We will hear and study the example that Jesus set as the ultimate servant-leader, showing strength in humbling himself in obedience to God to the point of death, even death on a cross. Join us […]

February 27th, 2017

Colossians Study

Sermon Series: Jan. 8- Feb. 26 In the midst of breathtaking change and volatility all around us, Paul’s letter to the Colossians encourages us to continue in the faith, established and firm, unmoving from the hope held out in the gospel (Colossians 1:23). In a world that has reduced Jesus to a good man, a […]

January 2nd, 2017

Foretold

Advent Preaching Series- FORETOLD: The Birth Prophecies of the Messiah Throughout the Old Testament, we see glimpses of Jesus. God speaks through his prophets of the coming Messiah, as his people wait with expectancy for their king. God promises a savior and our God is faithful, as we see the fulfillment of all his promises […]

November 23rd, 2016

Personal Evangelism Conference Day

On September 10, Rev. Chris Walker, Evangelism Coach, spent the day with us, speaking about how evangelism has become a normal part of his life; he explored ways in which we could make it a normal part of our lives as well. Being at the conference was a great blessing, however, if you were unable […]

October 26th, 2016

Nehemiah: To Transform a City

FALL PREACHING SERIES– THE OLD TESTAMENT BOOK OF NEHEMIAH After 70 years of captivity in Babylon, God’s people were allowed to return to Jerusalem to rebuild their city that lay in ruins. Great time, energy, and resources went into rebuilding the temple, the walls of the city, and the houses. But it was not enough […]

September 8th, 2016

Contemporary Service Time Change

Our regular worship time for the contemporary service is changing! Beginning on Sep. 18, the early service will begin at 9:00AM! We are shifting the time in order to ease our transition time between services as volunteers and musicians break down from the first service and prepare for the second service. The traditional service time […]

August 10th, 2016

Hilltop Visit June 2016

What happens when you take 18 FPC:E kids and a few Jumpstart3, Seeds Family Worship, and Go Fish songs to a nursing home?… something wonderful. On June 12, kids from FPC:E traveled to Hilltop Nursing Home to spread the Word of God through music and movement. The kids danced and sang to several of the […]

June 30th, 2016

Galatians Study

On June 5, we kick off our summer sermon series. This year, we will be studying Paul’s letter to the churches of Galatia. In his letter, the Apostle Paul calls the Church to deep and abiding faith in the liberating gospel of grace. This grace does not give us license to live recklessly, but instead […]

June 3rd, 2016

Summer Services

Beginning June 26, we will move both services to 10:00am. The traditional service will be held in the air-conditioned chapel and the contemporary service will be held in the sanctuary. The move will help facilitate fellowship as both services will release about the same time. There will be refreshments provided each week as we take […]

May 23rd, 2016

40 Days of Prayer

Following our Lenten small group study, When God’s People Pray, we spent the next 40 days intentionally trying to deepen our prayer lives. The congregation was provided with a resource to help them pray as individuals and corporately for the church. We culminated this season on Pentecost with a special worship service containing 40 minutes […]

May 12th, 2016

MAG Gathering (April 30, 2016)

On Saturday, April 30, 30+ elders and ministers from area ECO churches gathered at FPC:E for an opportunity to live into the purpose of Mission Affinity Groups (MAGs). We spent time in fellowship, worship, prayer, equipping/training, and celebrating how God is at work in and through our congregations. Each Session also set at least one […]

May 1st, 2016

Brooklyn Tabernacle Prayer Service

Our church-wide Lenten study this year was When God’s People Pray by Jim Cymbala, pastor of the Brooklyn Tabernacle. As a followup to the study, a group from FPC:E and New Life Ministries took a bus trip to NYC on April 19 to visit the Brooklyn Tabernacle for their Tuesday evening prayer service. It was […]

April 22nd, 2016

Prayer Garden

Last Fall, we transformed our extra space between buildings into a quiet prayer garden. At our Fall Kickoff, we wrote the names of people we were praying for, that they would come to saving faith in Christ. We populated the garden with these rocks and continue to pray for these people. On March 8, 2016, […]

March 13th, 2016

IF: Gathering (February 2016)

Earlier this year, the women of FPC:E met for the 2nd Annual IF:Endicott retreat. It was a weekend of worship, praise, prayer, fellowship, and teaching. The women who attended explored the question: What if we lived like Jesus? We joined women from around the country and the world registered in large and small groups as […]

March 5th, 2016

ECO National Gathering 2016

The 2016 ECO National Gathering was held from January 26-28 in Newport Beach, CA. It was a time of equipping, fellowship, worship, and encouragement for the leaders of our denomination. The conference theme was Strive: Press On Toward the Goal, based on Philippians 3:14. Elder Art Davis, Connecting Ministries coordinator Sharon Early, Pastors Jan and […]

March 1st, 2016