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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February 25th, 2015

Serve at Avenues Pregnancy Clinic

Ladies, here are four ways that you can get involved at Avenues Pregnancy Clinic! Women are needed to work the reception desks at both the Glendale and Hollywood facilities.  They are looking for kind, compassionate people to be the first faces that women in crisis will see as they walk through the door. You can donate new or […]

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February 21st, 2015

The Center at Blessed Sacrament

The Center at Blessed Sacrament is one of our local ministry partners.  This month we had the privilege of having Spencer Downing, Executive Director at the Center, at our Sunday morning services.  It was fascinating to hear him talk about how key community and relationships are to addressing the issue of homelessness.  We followed up […]

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February 18th, 2015

Hope and Faith

This is a song I wrote one morning as a prayer. I frequently find myself waking up and needing a reminder of God’s love, and needing a push to get moving, and to give my day to pursuing the good things that God has for me to do. I hope that perhaps during Lent this […]

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