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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February 17th, 2015

Ash Wednesday

In preparation for remembering the death and resurrection of Jesus, this Wednesday we enter into the season of Lent beginning with Ash Wednesday (February 18th). I wanted to let you know that although we as Ecclesia are not having an Ash Wednesday service, Hollywood Presbyterian has been gracious enough to invite anyone from our community […]

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February 17th, 2015

Home

I am safely home, and without any jet lag so far. I arrived back in Minneapolis lunchtime Sunday, February 15th after a 6-hour car drive, an hour wait at Entebbe airport, 60 minutes sitting in the plane on the tarmac without any A/C, and two 9-hour flights sandwiched around a three hour layover in Amsterdam. […]

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February 16th, 2015

I Dream of Fish

Ecclesian, Miles Lin, is 10 years old and started I Dream of Fish Foundation when he was only nine.  We asked him to share about how I Dream of Fish began and his upcoming annual fundraiser on Sunday, March 8. 1.  Tell us about how I Dream of Fish came about. It all started by me […]

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