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.

Ministry UpdateUncategorized
November 9, 2020

A Caffeine Pep for Teachers

In September, the ECOB Local Missions Team provided coffee for each Ephrata elementary school during their first few weeks back to school. Javateas graciously took the coffee and supplies to…

Opinion/Religeous
October 5, 2020

When being “Brethren” is not really “Brethren”

About two weeks ago, on our Wednesday noon session of Cracked Pots, I spoke about the break off denomination called Covenant Brethren Church (CBC). This group has withdrawn from the...
Devotional
September 21, 2020

The Trees of the Forest will Sing

by Kim Ream As I write this, I am moved to run to praise; running from all that clutters my mind and burdens my heart to press forward to praise….

Devotional
September 14, 2020

What’s Your Legacy?

Pastor Rob recently encouraged us to think about our legacy and what we leave behind. While I don’t ever consider the ways I bless others as storing up treasures in…

Devotional
August 31, 2020

Leaving a Legacy

– by Rob Eshelman This past Sunday, I was invited by Pastor Brian to deliver the message on “Leaving a Legacy.” This was an emotional time for me since the…

DevotionalMinistry Update
August 24, 2020

Why Student Ministries?

If you would describe a vision of the next generation what would it be? A clean earth, no war…or perhaps a more negative view: a lazy, tech-focused, and self-absorbed world….

Devotional
August 17, 2020

PATIENCE…It is Surely Needed NOW!

Philippians 4:6 -> “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.” Oh, how I have…

Devotional
August 10, 2020

Bits & Pieces

I was walking along the beach with my daughter the other day. She was busily hunting for seashells along the shore. Something must have happened with the tide, so that…