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June 9th, 2016

We Met at Ecclesia: Amy and Rachel

Ecclesia is a place where people can form Godly, life-changing relationships. Amy Duchene and Rachel Dik met at Ecclesia. Independently they were asked to write about their relationship. This is their story.// RACHEL DIK: I met Amy on the shuttle from the parking lot to the church building on a typical Sunday  a few years […]

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May 4th, 2016

We Met at Ecclesia: Jonathan and Sue

Ecclesia is a place where people can form Godly, life-changing relationships. Jonathan and Sue met at Ecclesia. Independently they were asked to write about their relationship. This is their story. JONATHAN COLUNGA: Sue and I met while serving on separate weekends on the Parking team. Sue’s cheerful demeanor and friendliness made quite an impression on […]

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February 25th, 2016

We Met at Ecclesia: Matthew and Kat

Ecclesia is a place where people can form Godly, life-changing relationships. Kat Miller and Matthew Schulert met at Ecclesia. Independently they were asked to write about their relationship. This is their story. KAT MILLER: Matt and I started serving together on the Welcome Team in 2010. The Parking Team, to be specific. Parking Team Awesome […]

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February 15th, 2016

February 2016 Town Hall

At our regular Town Hall forums the church leadership gives an update on the state of things and in turn Ecclesians ask questions, raise concerns and share their opinions. The February 2016 Town Hall covered: Elder Nominations How to Join a Lead Team Census Presentation 2016 Points of Emphasis Q & A Watch the whole […]

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February 4th, 2016

We Met at Ecclesia: Cortney & Havilah

Ecclesia is a place where people can form Godly, life-changing relationships.  Havilah Giannetta (left in the above picture) and Cortney Matz (right) met at Ecclesia. Independently they were asked to talk write about their relationship. This is their story. CORTNEY MATZ: I think I met Havilah at least twice before really knowing her. Once at church […]

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January 21st, 2016

#Unusual Sunday

On Sunday February 14,  Ecclesia will exercise together the practices of incarnation living; proximity, generosity, and bravery.   The challenge of LA Marathon route means there will be NO SERVICE SUNDAY FEBRUARY 14. However, it gives us the opportunity to do something different as a church that is still consistent with our values of disciple […]

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September 29th, 2015

Small Batch Disciple Making

When you return to the US after living overseas for three years, your expat friends warn you about how you will react the first time you enter an American supermarket. Apparently, nothing is as disorienting in your reentry to American culture as the overwhelming number of choices in a typical grocery mega-store.   While I admit, […]

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August 16th, 2015

Eyes Up

“Vulnerability” has been a buzz word in the social-ether that my wife and I have heard ever since our migration to Southern California. Over the past few weeks, however, the philosophy of vulnerability has appeared and reappeared at a noticeable frequency in dialog with our community group and elsewhere. So on Sunday when Pastor Jon […]

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July 29th, 2015

Season of Renewal

My wife, Amy, and I have been regular attendees of Ecclesia since 2012. As new creative professionals in a city loaded with a daunting stock of creative talent, we floated for a few months seeking a church with weekly bible-based fare and congregation somewhere near our demographic. We currently serve on the parking team and […]

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June 21st, 2015

Welcome New Lead Pastor Jon Ritner!

Announcing Jon Ritner as the new Lead Pastor of Ecclesia! [8/25 Update:  Jon & Kristyn have been with us for three Sundays now, and are getting their family settled in LA.  Jon will teach on Sunday September 6 and September 13.] After a leadership search spanning five months and hundreds of candidates, we are excited […]

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