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Is the EPC 'Evangelical'?

Our EPC mission statement declares, “We exist to carry out the Great Commission of Jesus as Presbyterian, Reformed, Evangelical and Missional congregations.” Four characteristics in this statement define us: Presbyterian, Reformed, Evangelical and Missional. Let’s focus on ...

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Annual Church Report due March 31

Worksheets for the Annual Church Report (formerly titled "Annual Statistical and Financial Report") were mailed to each church in mid-February, addressed to the Clerk of Session.  The worksheet gives you the directions needed to fill out the report for 2014 on www.epcdata.org. If ...

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EPC welcomes twelve new churches

Twelve congregations have joined the EPC family of churches. The new churches are: Presbytery of the Alleghenies: Colonial Village Presbyterian Church, Niagara Falls, N.Y. (James Henkel, Pastor) www.cvpchurch.org First Presbyterian Church, Barton, Md. (Thomas Morgan, Past...

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2015 Summer Short-Term Treks with World Outreach

2015 summer enVision treks are amazing opportunities for church members thinking about “going”! They are designed to give a first-hand look at what it would be like to become a long-term World Outreach (WO) missionary involved in Church Planting among Muslims. Don’t miss these ...

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COA to recommend Office of the General Assembly relocation to Orlando, Florida

The EPC Committee on Administration (COA) will present a recommendation to 35th General Assembly in June that the Office of the General Assembly (OGA) relocate from Livonia, Michigan, to Orlando, Florida. If approved by a vote of the General Assembly, the move would occur upon expiration of the ...

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Descending Overtures from the 2014 General Assembly

The 34th General Assembly (2014) approved four constitutional amendments: A Revised Book of Worship A new provision for examining transferring ministers An addition to the "limits in perpetuity" that prevent the denomination from using the Book of Order to create any expressed or implied ...

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2015 General Assembly

June 23 - 27, 2015 First Presbyterian Church Orlando, Florida Excitement for the 2015 General Assembly is beginning to build. Staff from host church First Presbyterian-Orlando and from the Office of the General Assembly have been strategizing, organizing and planning.  View announcements ...

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Former EPC World Outreach Director George Carey

Former EPC World Outreach Director George Carey recently began serving as Director of Church Development for Project Mercy, headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Carey describes it as “One of the most heart-warming and holistic ministries with which I have ever been associated.” ...

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College Ministry from Scratch Online Book Study

College Ministry from Scratch Online Book Study February – March 2015 Who Should Take this Course: Do you have college-age students in your church?  Maybe you’re not sure what they need or how to get something started - this is a perfect place to start.  The book focuses ...

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Sustainable Youth Ministry Online Book Study

Sustainable Youth Ministry Online Book Study February – March 2015 Who Should Take this Course: * Youth Leaders – If you are sold on the idea of building a youth ministry that will be stronger years after you are gone than it is today, this study is well worth your investment.  ...

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