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Give a book this Christmas!

Looking for books to give at Christmas? Here are some suggestions for children as well as grown-ups. Merry shopping!...

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God’s Grace and Parenting

As a parent, how do I tap into God’s grace and connect my children to Him?...

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Prophets and Suffering: Coming Your Way

Beginning on November 1, we have two new Adult Sunday Schools for you to be a part of!...

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Lessons from a broken pancreas

There are blessings and struggles in living with a chronic disease. Yet God has not left us alone to deal with it. He is very much with us and when we allow Him, He will teach us through the hard times as well as in the good times....

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A Personal Statement

Several years ago, I began the process of ordination in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, which, as you may recall, concluded last March as I was ordained as a Teaching Elder right here on ECC's chancel. When I began this journey, Rich told me, “We’ll support you in this, but I know some other church is going to snatch you up.” Well, it turns out that...

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Transitions

By now, you have learned of Isaac Gould’s (ECC’s Director of Youth and Family Ministries) new call to serve as Pastor of Riverside Presbyterian Church in Sartelle, MN. This means that ECC will not be losing one, but two of our valued staff members....

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Turn the spigot on!

God's grace is freely available to us, and we need it to live and grow as Christians. How do we KEEP it freely flowing?...

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On Blood-Red Moons

Human beings excel at discovering patterns. This is, of course, a manifestation of God-given intelligence. Trained chimpanzees may be able to string together all sorts of words using sign language, but they’ll never progress in language acquisition far enough to make the mistake every English-speaking toddler does in saying something like, “Mommy goed to the st...

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The Purpose of ECC, part 4: Serving the World

This is the fourth and final part of a brief statement approved by the ECC Session to help further clarify what we mean by the ECC Purpose Statement. Our purpose statement reminds us that our primary God given calling is to be faithful followers of Jesus....

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The Purpose of ECC, part 3: Loving One Another

Our purpose statement also provides a process for how we intend to grow and live as followers of Jesus. We follow Jesus faithfully by loving God, loving one another, and serving the world. Hence our purpose statement, what we are trying to accomplish, is also our process for getting there....

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