April 9th, 2015

Asking Questions

Ecclesia is blessed with a small army of volunteers. There are over 100 people serving with our Sunday morning Welcome Team. They help park your car, brew your coffee and greet you at the auditorium doors in addition to a long checklist of responsibilities. As you can imagine, there are so many to-do list items […]

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March 24th, 2015

Honeychild: A Film by Erin Brown

1.  Tell us a little bit about yourself.  How long have you been in LA and part of Ecclesia? My husband Jake Thomas and I have been married for 3.5 years, although we’ve been together for 8.5. Jake and I have been in LA for 8 years, and we started attending Ecclesia the first week […]

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March 19th, 2015

Lead Pastor Interview Team Update

Many of you have been asking, and wanted to bring you up to date on where we are in the Lead Pastor search process. The interview team is made up of eight Ecclesians from three different populations of the church. The lay leaders are Staci Armao and Lara Regus, Elders Emeriti (experienced but not currently […]

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March 19th, 2015

Kenya Team: Christine Chaffee

Christine Chaffee was part of the 2014 Kenya Team.  In gearing up for this year’s trip, we wanted to share her experience. 1.  Tell us a little bit about yourself.  How long have you been at Ecclesia?  Have you traveled internationally a lot?  Was this your first time to Kenya? This was my first time in Kenya, […]

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March 18th, 2015

Get to Know… The Ecclesia Security Team

We have been so fortunate through the years to have an amazing team of people that provide security for our morning gatherings.  We were able to film interviews with two of our guards: one past and one present.  Jason Brown used to to be a paid security guard and now volunteers his time on the […]

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March 17th, 2015

A Safe Space

1.  Tell us about yourself.  What brought you to LA? I moved to LA almost ten years ago, to pursue acting and dive into the entertainment industry.  I only planned to stay for a few years, but during that time I fell in love with the weather and the opportunities and now call LA home. 2. […]

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March 11th, 2015

Stick-to-it-iveness

Hupomoneh is a picturesque word in Greek. It describes a plant struggling to survive under drought conditions. The plant strains and wilts in the hot, dry landscape, forcing its roots down deeper into the soil in a desperate search for life-sustaining moisture. It is tough going. The plant has no idea why the drought has […]

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March 1st, 2015

Be Part of the 2015 Kenya Team

We are looking for people to be part of this year’s Kenya team!  In the past, our teams have planned and executed a huge kids camp.  This year we’re doing something different.  The Kenya leaders that work in Kibera are actually going to lead the camp! The first half of the trip, our Ecclesian team […]

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