Another Weekly Epistle 9-18-14

Dear EBC Family, Lois and I continue to be touched by your expressions of sympathy and comfort since the death of my father last week. Our family is grieving but certainly not as those who have no hope. We are comforted knowing Dad is in the presence of Jesus, enjoying …

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Weekly Epistle 9/10/14

Dear EBC Family, Overall I sensed a great spirit in our service last Sunday. I was especially blessed by Gaye Newlun and Cecil Pollydore who represented Operation Christmas Child so well. Jay Moreau just told me that about 20 people attended the training session and another 10 plan to be …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 9/3/14

Another Pastoral Epistle September 3, 2014 Dear EBC Family, This week’s Epistle is being written from Crossroads Café in my hometown, Gladstone, Oregon. We don’t have Internet service at home right now and this place provides free Wi-Fi while you sip good coffee and enjoy Christian music in the background. …

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Another Pastoral Epistle 8/21/14

Another Pastoral Epistle August 20, 2014 Hi Church! Have you ever wondered about God’s will for your life? Sure you have! It’s a pretty normal thing for children of God to consider. However, the question remains, have you found it? Sometimes, I fear that we fail to find God’s will …

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Weekly Epistle 5/21/14

Dear EBC Family, There was a lot of positive energy at the Building Team meeting on Monday night.  We got to look at, walk on and breathe in the smell of new carpeting.  The rooms and hallways are warm and inviting since the cinder block has been replaced by tastefully …

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Weekly Epistle 5/14/14

Another Pastoral Epistle May 14, 2014 Dear EBC Family, It was great to see so many in attendance (248) for our Mother’s Day service.  I met several guests and newcomers.  Thanks to all of you who invited them.  Hopefully we’ll see many of them return for future services.  By the …

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Weekly Epistle & Announcements 4/30/14

Another Pastoral Epistle April 30, 2014 Dear EBC Family,  Even though it was the Sunday after Easter with fewer people in attendance, I was pleased that some of our holiday guests returned.  Also, for only the second time since the new budget year began in March, the general offering was …

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Weekly Epistle 4/23/14

Another Pastoral Epistle April 23, 2014 Dear EBC Family, While Easter 2014 is past, the memories and impact lingers.  It was amazing to see so many engaged in heart-felt worship during the Good Friday service.  I had the sense that people were doing real business with God while kneeing at …

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Weekly Epistle 4/16/14

Dear EBC Family, Last Sunday looked somewhat like Easter with both services filling up and nearly 250 in attendance.  Once again there were several guests and newcomers.  It was great to have two new voices on the Worship Team…Bethany Kneuer & Carol Whitman.  I understand we’ll welcome a couple more …

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Weekly Epistle 4/9/14

Dear EBC Family, Thanks for your cooperation by filling out the survey on which Easter services you plan to attend and at which you could serve.  The 10:45 AM service is likely to be the fullest so we hope many of you will attend Saturday night at 6:30 PM or …

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