Another Pastoral Epistle 2-25-15

Another Pastoral Epistle February 25, 2015 Dear EBC Family, What a joy it was to be able to worship together this past Sunday. After missing a week due to blizzard conditions, it seemed like everyone was more than ready to re-engage in worship, fellowship and ministry. It was also great …

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EBC Proposed Budget 2015-2016

EBC Proposed Budget 2015-2016 You will need to have Excel in order to read it correctly. Please print and bring your copy to the Budget Meeting on March 1st. We will have paper copies for those of you who can not open the file. Thanks!

Another Pastoral Epistle 2-18-15

Another Pastoral Epistle 2-18-15 Dear EBC Family, While I’m sure some of you remember harder winters, this one is shaping up to be one for the record books. Friends and family out on the “left coast” check in with us regularly to see how we’re weathering the storms and if …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 2-11-2015

Another Pastoral Epistle February 11, 2015 Dear EBC Family, While Lois and I are still enjoying this strong New England winter, we do understand some of the challenges and frustrations that go along with it. Everything moves slower and takes longer. Frederick Brierly and his property management team put in …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 2-4-15

Another Pastoral Epistle February 4, 2015 Dear EBC Family, I enjoyed last Sunday.  The calm between storms drew a larger attendance, including more newcomers and those who had been fighting the latest flu bug.  There was good energy in the room as we joined in worship and studied James together. …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 1-28-15

Another Pastoral Epistle January 28, 2015 Dear EBC Family, Even though the monster storm of 2015 may be weaker than anticipated so far, it’s safe to call this a real “snow day.” I am writing on Tuesday. Brown Hill Road has yet to be plowed, businesses, offices and schools are …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 1-22-15

Dear EBC Family, Last Sunday, I shared a process for decision-making, trouble-shooting or problem-solving gleaned from our passage in James and other criptures. Even if you’re not at a fork in the road right now, chances are you will be soon in one area of life or another. Here are …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 1-7-15

Dear EBC Family, After an over night “red eye” flight from Portland, I arrived in Boston, this morning (Tuesday) a little after 6:00 AM. Then I boarded a bus to Concord, and was home by 9:15 AM. When you’re drowsy, temperatures of between 5-9 degrees can help you wake up …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 12-17-14

Dear EBC Family, I’ve been very encouraged by all the positive comments about our services recently.  The “CSI: Bethlehem” series seems to be resonating with many of you.  One of the highlights last Sunday was Brad Smith singing “O Holy Night.”  I’ve enjoyed seeing the children up front for the …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 12-10-14

Dear EBC Family, It looked, sounded and felt like Christmas last Sunday, didn’t it?  The decorations are beautiful, especially all those “fashion trees.”  Everyone seemed to enter into heart-felt worship as we sang carols and spiritual songs.  Seeing the children up front for the Advent story and candle lighting put …

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