A Word From the Pastor – May 2017

The Presbyterian Historical Society’s website includes some interesting information about US Presidents and their connection to Presbyterianism. In 1913, Presbyterian elder Woodrow Wilson became President of the United States. The former president of Princeton University came from a long line of Presbyterian ministers and elders. Andrew Jackson, born of Scotch-Irish roots in South Carolina, worshiped… Read More ›

Amor Mission Trip

With a group of 25 missionaries, including folks from Emmanuel, Palo Cristi Presbyterian Church, and assorted friends, our Amor mission team pulled out of the EPC parking lot on Friday morning, February 17, headed for Puerto Penasco, Mexico. On the first day of building the weather was not entirely cooperative, but an undaunted team of… Read More ›

Lenten Soup Supper and Study

On Tuesday nights during Lent (March 1st – April 13th) you are invited to join your friends from EPC in the Fellowship Hall for a delicious soup supper at 6:30 PM and a Lenten Bible study following from 7 to 8PM. Our pastor will be leading us in a series of sessions which follow the… Read More ›

A Word from the Pastor – March 2017

It’s Lent again—the 40- day period (not counting Sundays) leading up to Easter, those six weeks (approximately) on the church calendar observed by Christians as a period of preparation and repentance before the celebration of our Lord’s resurrection. Many Christians observe Lent by adopting the traditional practices of fasting, prayer, and almsgiving in some new,… Read More ›

A word From the Pastor – February 2017

Most of us enjoy the various traditions surrounding Valentine’s Day. My husband George and I had our first date on Valentine’s Day, so it’s always a special day for us. But the origins of the holiday aren’t really very romantic at all. The history of St. Valentine is a little sketchy, but the story goes… Read More ›

Adult Sunday School at EPC

Starting Sunday, February 5th 2017 classes will be held in the Fireside Room at 9:15. Our first set of lessons will be on the parables of Jesus and will focus on a video series by Kenneth Bailey. The class is open to all and is free, but donations are accepted to offset material costs. See… Read More ›

A word From the Pastor – January 2017

A Presbyterian pastor friend of mine recently published his favorite “wise sayings” in his church’s newsletter. Among those favorites were: We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. —Albert Einstein Life is 5 percent what happens to me and 95 percent how I respond to what happens to… Read More ›

A word from the Pastor December 2016

Does it seem to you that Christmas decorations appear earlier every year? When I was a child, all the stores put up their trees and wreaths and window dressings the day after Thanksgiving. But now we start celebrating Christmas even before Halloween arrives. Our local Hallmark store has had Christmas ornaments on display since July…. Read More ›

Parish Nurse Notes – Nov 2016

As I was reading my September 2016 issue of the American Journal of Nursing, I encountered an article that I feel is important to share a portion of with you. Debra L. Campo is chair of Level I at St. Joseph School of Nursing, Providence, R.I. She explains the difference in symptoms of myocardial infarction… Read More ›

Thanksgiving Eve Service

We will begin our Thanksgiving celebration on Wednesday evening, November 23, at 7:30PM when we gather with members of Crosswinds Presbyterian Church in the EPC sanctuary. The service will include the celebration of Holy Communion and music from a combined CWPC/EPC choir. Please plan to join us for this special service and for refreshments afterward.