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.

Devotional
August 3, 2020

Waymaker

Have you ever had an ear worm, one of those songs you just can’t get out of your head? This happens to me quite a bit, especially after a church…

Ministry Update
August 3, 2020

Encouraging our local Police

We care for our local Police Department The Local Missions Team wanted to take the opportunity to show our local Ephrata Police Department that we care about them and their...
Ministry Update
August 3, 2020

Encouragement Packs for residents

In June 2020, the Local Missions Team put together an encouragement pack for the residents at Ephrata Manor and Keystone Villa. During this time of quarantine and isolation, we wanted...
Devotional
July 27, 2020

I quit

In a recent Bible Study with our young adults, led by Jenn Messler, we examined boats in the Bible. This lesson being born out of the concept that we all…

Ministry Update
July 20, 2020

Ministry Through Ice Cream

Remember that feeling you got when you heard the jingle of the ice cream truck making it's way through your neighborhood? Nothing brought all of the neighborhood kids together like...
Ministry Update
July 20, 2020

No One Loves You S’more Than Jesus

ECOB Kids has been working hard at staying connected during this time. In the month of June, each family received a S’more kit. The kit contained marshmallows, graham crackers, chocolate,...
Devotional
July 13, 2020

Jesus Wept

Many of you know the story of Lazarus and his family and how Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead. It was a miracle. I like to think about being there…

Ministry Update
July 7, 2020

Sunshine Boxes – a Local Missions Team Ministry Update

Sunshine Boxes By Peg Schannauer Do you know of someone who is coming home from the hospital, struggling at home with an illness, depression, or just needs a pick me...