May 13th, 2015

Returning to Kenya

Imagine yourself in a sea of smiles, hugs, and laughter. Now, test your imagination a little more and try to imagine meeting some of the most loving and resilient children – children that have dreams and aspirations. Almost instantly upon meeting these children, they welcome you with open arms and accept you as family. These […]

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April 14th, 2015

This Better Be Worth It

”This is a lot of work, it better be worth it.” “I AM the Vine and you are the branches.  My Father prunes every branch…so that it will bear more fruit. This is to my Father’s glory – that you bear much fruit, proving to be My disciples.” (John 15) In our post-Easter sermon series […]

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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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