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.

DevotionalFood for thoughtUncategorized
July 15, 2021

How deep is your faith?

How deep is your faith? Lyrics to the Bee Gees’ 1970s hit song “How Deep Is Your Love” came to mind as I pondered the “depths” of my faith. Sometimes…
DevotionalFood for thought
July 1, 2021

Child’s Play

Child's Play by Rob Eshelman Scripture Reference: Matthew 18:1-3 At that time, the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Who, then, is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” He…
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…