Events & Info
Last Updated: 4/12/18
Children's Church, 6-8 year olds will meet in Room 130 beginning on Sunday, April 15. Don't forget to check-in at the welcome center before going to your room. If you would like to pre-check and have your labels waiting for you, ask for instructions at the Connect Center.
Adult Sunday School Classes 9:15 a.m.
Rick Bickel will be teaching Digging Deeper, The Sequel in Room 134. This will be anin-depth study of verses and their application to your life. Pastor Jim will be teaching the Essentials Classin Room 132.The 18-week Essentials Class isdesigned to give you an in-depth look at the foundational truths that every follower of Christ should know, andwe will see what makes a church that pleases God. We will cover important topics such as:justification, redemption, and what Christ expects from His followers.
Parents Night Out - April 20, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Enjoy a night out while we take care of the kids, ages 0-12 years old! A fun evening is planned with crafts, snacks, and a movie. Please sign-up before April 19.Sign-up here or digitally at the Connect Center. For more information contact Kevin or Nikki Gregory at 765-470-3778.
Men'sBreakfast - April 21
Men, please join us at EBC on Saturday, April 21 at 7 a.m. for a time of food, fellowship and fun. Feel free to bring a breakfast food or drink to share. See Dave Chamberlain with any questions or for more information.
Prayer Walk Ministry for Peru -4/21/18, 5/26/18and 6/30/18
Mark your calendars. Prayer Walk Peru will be meeting monthly to walk the streets of Peru, praying for our community and neighbors as a part of reaching out to our community. Sessions meet at Brett Chamber's house at 178 E. Main St. in Peru at 10:00 a.m. An optional fellowship time after the walk will be available. Please contact Brett email@example.com you have questions or need directions. You can also follow the project at www.prayerwalkperu.org
Family (Baby) Dedication - May 6 / Deadline – April 22
We will be having a Family Dedication on Sunday, May 6th, during the morning service. We hope that you can attend this joyous occasion. Please sign-up here or digitally at the Connect Center. Paperwork and photos must be submitted by Sunday, April 22nd. If you have any questions about family dedication, please ask one of the Elders.
Graduation Sunday - May 20/ Deadline – April 22
We will be recognizing graduateson Sunday, May 20th, during the morning service. If you are part of ourEBC family andgraduating in 2018from high school, college, or vocational school pleasesign-up here or digitally at the Connect Center. Contact the Church Office at 473-4004, ext. 0 for more information. Paperwork and photos must be submitted by Sunday, April 22nd.
New Member & Baptism Service - April 22
Please join us on Sunday, April 22 in welcoming new members. We will have six testimonies and one baptismduring the morning service beginning at 10:30 a.m.
AWANA Recognition Night - April 26 (No Adult Bible Study)
Everyone is invited to applaud the hard work and spiritual growth of theAWANA Clubbers this year during Recognition Night on Thursday, April 26 beginning at 6:25 p.m. in the auditorium.Recognition Night includes all clubbers from Puggles to Journey.There will not be Adult Bible Study. Come and be encouraged by their hard work andencouragethem by being there.
A Teen Rebellion Against Low Expectations - April 27 & 28
Plan to be challenged on April 27th-28th as we encourage young adults in 7th grade and up to Do Hard Things. Bring your smart-phone or other WIFI capable device and plan for challenging teaching, giveaways, small group time, interactive activities and plenty of food. It all happens Friday from 5pm until 8pm and Saturday from 8am until 2:30pm. Pizza on Friday and lunch on Saturday are included in your registration. Register hereor digitally at the Connect Center before April 22 at… $10/person with a max of $30/family. Families are welcome and younger kids can attend with a parent. (Leaders attend at no charge but please register.)
Party with The Pastors - April 28
If you are recently new to EBC we would love to meet you at Party with The Pastors. We are throwing a party to celebrate what God is doing in our church, which includes bringing you to EBC. The party allows you to meet our pastors and other EBC leaders while fellowshipping over food in an informal atmosphere. Sign-up here or digitally at the Connect Center and save the date for Saturday, April 28 from 5:30-7:30 p.m at the Chamberlain's house (1265 N. 300 E.,Peru). Come to the party!
Open Table with Childcare - Women’s Fellowship, May 2
Open Table is a women's fellowship gathering. Wemeet the first Wednesday of each month at EastPointe in Room 109 from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.Bring yourself and something to work on, like your calendar, bills, budget, crafts, cards, sewing, anything portable. Enjoy fellowship while you work on your projects.Bring a snack to share if you want.Questions? See Sheryl Hodson, Miriam Blodgett or Kathy Brehmer.We are now offering childcare from 6:30-8 p.m., you must RSVP to Jennifer Vigar by phone or text at765-469-5637 by Sunday, April 29 with the name and age of the children.
Children's Sunday School Classes, Sunday's at 9:15 a.m.:
Ages 2-3 (Room 102),Nursery – Mr. & Mrs. Gregory
Preschool, Ages 3 –Kindergarten,Room 238 – Mrs. Rickard
1st & 2nd Grade,Room 220 – Mrs. Ousley & Mrs. Fruth
3rd & 4th Grade,Room 222 – Mr. Young & Mrs. Horton
5th & 6th Grade,Room 234 – 236 -Mr. & Mrs. Lorenz, Mrs. Duke
Young Adult Sunday School Classes, Sunday's at 9:15 a.m.:
7th – 8th Grade, Room 235 - 237 - Mr. & Mrs. Brian Bargerhuff
9th – 12th Grade,Room 109 -Mr. & Mrs. Newman,Mr. & Mrs. Overman &Mr. & Mrs. Young
Adult Sunday School Classes, Sunday's at 9:15 a.m.:
Basics of Biblical Greek, Room 130 - Pastor Keith
Digging Deeper, the Sequel, Room 134 - Rick Bickel
Essentials Class, Room 132 - Pastor Jim (beginning on April 15)
Announcements & Prayer Requests
Would you like to receive prayer requests and announcements to your email? If so email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 473-4004, ext. 0, with the following information:your name, your email and if you would like to receive prayer request, announcements or both to your email address. See Jennifer Vigar for more information.
Lost & Found
The Lost and Found is now located at the Connect Center.
Recycle Your Cans
The "Cans for Lake Ann" recycling collection point has moved. If you have cansto donate, put them in the storage area located between Room 109 and the Auditorium. Your generous donations have put us $24 ahead of this time last year. We have already added $77.31 to the Lake Ann transportation fund this year. Thank you for your continued support of Cans for Lake Ann recycling project.
Did you miss getting your picture taken for the church directory in the summer of 2017? Then don't miss the opportunity to be in the updated version of the directory. As long as 10 families are willing to sign-up then we will be able to update the directory. During your photo shoot you will receive a free 8X10. You'll also receive a free church directory once they are completed. Sign up at the Connect Center or see Miriam Miller for details.