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Vitality in the Great Lakes Conference

A new season of Vitality began in the early days of November as 5 churches began the journey on the Vitality Pathway. Bretton Woods Covenant in Lansing, MI, Fruitland Covenant in Whitehall, MI, First Covenant of Cadillac, MI, Bachelor Covenant in Fountain, MI and Bethany Covenant of DuBois, PA all have begun the journey to becoming healthy missional churches. In addition to those 5, Faith Covenant from Farmington Hills is on the last leg of their journey which began in 2013 and three churches are finishing up from their 2014 beginning. They are Austintown Community...

Vitality at Faith Community Covenant Church, Youngstown, Ohio

Vitality at Faith Community Covenant Church, Youngstown, Ohio

by Pastor Mike Zabel

We have been on the Vitality Pathway to one degree or another for the past couple years. After attending Navigate in October 2014, we became more intentional in thinking through the process. A couple of the steps we’ve taken to move forward have included getting more involved with the neighborhood groups that meet monthly in our building. This has involved co-hosting community movie nights in the city park and in the church’s fellowship hall.

We were part of a city-wide block party held on a Sunday in front of the church. We had worship...

ECC Partners with GuideStone Financial Resources

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with GuideStone Financial Resources to provide a supplemental retirement plan option to churches within the ECC network.  In the same way ministers and church employees have dedicated their lives to ministry, for nearly 100 years GuideStone has been committed to serving those who serve the Lord as they journey to and through retirement. As the leader in church retirement plans, they are uniquely qualified to provide your church with a competitive, personalized retirement plan. 

If a church chooses to participate,...

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