God is doing amazing things through the life and people of ECOB. On this page you can read devotions, stories and testimonies from our ministries, God sightings, and other events that God has used to expand His kingdom in the city of Ephrata and beyond.

June 10, 2021

Locusts Everywhere

Locusts Everywhere by Kim Ream This is the year when the 17-year locusts have crawled out from underground and are everywhere. My plants, grasses, and trees are covered with them.…
June 3, 2021

My Grandmother’s Favorite Hymn…

I can still hear my grandmother whistling her favorite hymn, “My Jesus, I Love Thee.” In her later years, instead of humming or singing, she would whistle (Something I love…
April 19, 2021

Joy During the Pandemic

This may be a strange statement, however, it is a true statement. Gerry & I are experiencing JOY through this Pandemic. Sure, there are still many things that are not…
Ministry Update
April 5, 2021

Local Missions

Baskets of Thanks for Ephrata School Staff Each month the Local Missions Team has been blessing a group of people in the community that has gone the extra mile this…
DevotionalGod Moments
March 8, 2021

Impact of Moms in Prayer

As a woman and mother that has been on quite a spiritual journey, it’s been really incredible to see how God has met me where I am and how He…
God MomentsMinistry Update
March 1, 2021

Blessing those in our community.

The Local Missions Team (LOVEPHRATA) has continued to seek ways to reach those in our community.  In January the team decided to find a group of people each month and…
DevotionalGod Moments
February 22, 2021

A Story of Trust

By Julie Rhine Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways, acknowledge Him and He will make straight your…
February 11, 2021

Spirit Lead Me

Several people commented on the new song that we sang during worship on Sunday, February 7th. The song has been out for a few years, but was new to us/ECOB.…