People

January 17th, 2017

I Dream of Fish and The Batman Lego Movie

According to the United Nations, 805 million people are malnourished. One in every nine people on our planet go to bed hungry each night. One out of six children — roughly 101 million — in developing countries is underweight. Learning these facts inspired Ecclesian youth, Miles Lin in 2014 to start his own foundation, I […]

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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 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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July 7th, 2015

Welcome Charles McDonald!

We are very happy to welcome Charles McDonald to Ecclesia as interim Worship Director!  While new to the Ecclesia family, his friendship with a few Ecclesians attracted him to apply for this position.  He will lead worship for the first time at Ecclesia this coming Sunday, July 12.  He will also work directly with the Worship […]

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May 19th, 2015

Marie Scanlan recaps “Blind 8”

I’ve been a Deacon at Ecclesia for about two years.  Back home in Sacramento I worked at my church, temporarily until I found something better I thought, but as the church grew, my job did too.  Eventually I was a manager of our cafe/concert venue ministry.  Growing up with the traditional “my life will start […]

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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 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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