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Shane Farmer Installed

On Sunday, October 20, Shane Farmer was installed as the Senior Pastor of Cherry Hills Community Church in Highlands Ranch, CO.  Rev. Dr. James Dixon gave the charge to Shane and the Cherry Hills congregation. Shane, his wife Wendy and their children, come to Cherry Hills from Willow Creek ...

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“Get To Know WO” Memphis Encounter Deadline Extended

See the agenda and register at epcwo.org for the November 12-14 “Get To Know WO Encounter” at Second Presbyterian Church in Memphis, TN. Encounter is designed to inspire and inform new churches and anyone interested in missions about the missions' arm of the EPC, World ...

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Daylight Savings Time Change November 3rd

Remind your congregations this weekend that Daylight Savings Time changes next weekend November 3rd.

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Collision of Spiritual and Technological Trends among Millennials:

Online Faith Practices, Fact-Checking Sermons and Digital Donations Most would agree that today’s Millennials (18-29 year olds) are the most technologically savvy generation to date. We are also discovering that their faith experience and practice is also unique. So what happens when these ...

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Small Church Conference - Elkton, VA

A networking conference for leaders of small churches (less than 200 at Sunday morning worship) will be held at EPC of Elkton, Virginia November 6-8.  Because of the highly interactive nature of the conference, attendance is limited to 32. Register soon at http://www.p...

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One Formula for Reaching Millennials: Five Adult Fans

For years, many in youth ministry talked about the one to-five ratio of adults-to-students as the optimal goal for everything from retreats to small groups.  Leaders worked hard to build a volunteer youth ministry team that reflected the 1 to 5 ratio. Today, the world has changed. There are ...

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Presbytery of the West Retreat

Thirty-six members and guests of the Presbytery of the West met for its annual retreat on October 1-3 at Lost Valley Ranch, Colorado.  Brian Post, pastor of Christ Fellowship Church in Ft. Collins, CO led the gathering.     The theme of this year’s small ...

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We Need Your Input

The 2013 General Assembly directed Moderator Bill Dudley (photo) to appoint an interim committee to examine the preparation of and requirements for those seeking ordination as teaching elders in the EPC. The following were appointed by Bill: Luder Whitlock (Florida), Rob Norris (East), Mark ...

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Retirement Not In His Future Says Dr. Bill Dudley

A published article focuses on EPC 33rd General Assembly Moderator and senior pastor at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church Dr. Bill Dudley.  Bill was interviewed about retirement as he plans to end his 25 years as senior pastor at Signal Mountain on September 7, 2014.    Click ...

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Chaplain Tim Mallard selected for Colonel

The EPC is proud to announce that Chaplain, Lieutenant Colonel, Tim Mallard (pictured at right with his wife, Sharon), US Army, has been selected for Colonel and will pin on his new rank in the near future.  Of course with new rank comes new responsibilities, and in turn, a likely new ...

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