This school year our student ministry at Eaton Community Church will be venturing through The Gospel of John together. The book is so rich in theology and full of meaning. As a youth group we will be studying John in large group settings, small groups, home groups, retreats, and more. Essentially, we will be immersed… Continue reading COLLIDE: When Heaven Met Earth
What did you call your grandparents? Grandpa, Grandma, Mawmaw, Pawpaw, Grandad, Nana, Gramps, Grams, Mimi, Meemoo, Baga, Baki, Deda, Dodo? I always found it interesting the fun names children come up with to call their parent’s parents. Spiritual Heritage At Etch this Fall, a class is being offered for grandparents. The main focus of this… Continue reading Grand Parenting and Etch
Last Sunday the ECC Student Ministry gathered at the 1st Service to worship, and then ventured together to Brookville, IN to take a 7 mile journey down the Whitewater River. Halfway on the trip, they stopped for a devotion led by one of our students, and following the trip they had dinner at Jay’s a… Continue reading Youth Canoe Trip
Etch begins tomorrow, and we’re starting the season off with a smash! In similar fashion to our start last year, we are having a Community Night of Dodgeball. In this post, I’d like to break it down a little to help each person understand the heart behind a night like this: Community Night Community Nights… Continue reading Etch Community Night
It’s that time of year again! Etch is just around the corner! As always, we continue to strive to make changes to this ministry to help benefit the church and God’s Kingdom. Unsure as to what Etch is? Watch this video… Some Changes The first major change is in time. Currently, dinner is served from… Continue reading Etch Electives!
I had hoped to get this post out sooner, but I was unable to last week. For those of you who didn’t know, Owen was in the hospital again. Many of you saw him at Etch last night, so you know he’s doing great now! Either way, apologies for the delayed follow-up that I promised… Continue reading Satan and Spiritual Forces
In preparation for preaching, many preachers do more research than necessary. We also have a tendency to write or prepare more than we need to say. Therefore, I go through a process of cutting out portions of my sermons. I do this for my sake, and the sanity of the congregation. Otherwise, my 35-minute sermons… Continue reading More thoughts on Christian Submission: PRAYER