Category: General News

October 13, 2012

Equipping the Church for the Sake of the World Audio

On October 13th the churches of the Northeast Region of the Ecclesia Network came together for a one day training with author, speaker and church planter JR Woodward: Session #1 - The Missional Church and Missional Culture Session #2 – Missional Leadership Session #3 – Developing a Communal Rhythm of Life Session #4 – Cultivating an...

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August 21, 2012

Updates from Ecclesia Churches – Summer 2012

Mike Hollenbach, The Bridge Community Church BCC hosted a free Kids-in-Motion sports and arts camp” for the children of Easton! This was our 3rd annual camp and we were blessed to have over 120+ 1st through 5th grade campers and 50+ Jr. and Sr. High youth as camp counselors! It was awesome! Check out the...

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June 4, 2012

Ecclesia Network NE Region Summer Update

Ecclesia pastors, leaders and friends of the Network, Summer is upon us which, of course, can be great in some ways, but as pastors and church planters, can also be difficult in others. In an attempt to stay connected, I wanted to keep you informed about what is happening within the Ecclesia Network as well...

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April 13, 2012

Looking Back – Looking Ahead: 2011 Ecclesia Annual Report

by Chris Backert I always look forward to the time when I get to try and summarize all that God has been doing through Ecclesia during the last 12 months and I have the opportunity to talk about where we sense the Spirit’s direction for the year ahead.  I’m a little behind on sharing this “news”...

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February 9, 2012

2012 National Gathering Focused Sessions Announced

Listed below are the breakout sessions that will be available during the National Gathering. What? You didn’t register yet?  Well, get on it!  A Faithful Vision For Education Reform: Helping Low-Income Schools – Nicole Fulgham (FS # 1 & 2) A high quality education is the most direct path to helping a child overcome poverty....

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November 28, 2011

Ecclesia News for December 2011

A Word of Thanks – To God and To You In this season of thanksgiving, I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude for all those who are connected to Ecclesia and to Jesus for the work He is doing among us. This has been one of the most exciting and fruitful years in our...

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September 26, 2011

National Gathering, Leadership Podcast and More

National Gathering Registration Now Open March 5-7, 2012 Our focus this year is on how our churches can function as centers of reconciliation, where we learn through the power of the Spirit to live as one reconciled family of God across racial, economic, and generational lines. We’re blessed to have Dr. John Perkins, Dr. Ivy...

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July 7, 2011

Update from Horizon Church

Horizon Owings Mills in our tenth year as a church.  We started with two “missionary families” and a few college students in 2001 and within a few years we grew to about 220 people on Sundays, 120 people in small groups.  That was more people than our building and leadership structure could support so we...

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April 20, 2011

News for April 2011

Reviews & Audio of the 2011 National Gathering Click here for the most updated audio from this recent conference. We are still working on getting some of the focused session recordings off the recorders so stay tuned for more. For blog reviews of the time you can check out the following posts: Gannon Simms from...

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February 23, 2011

Ecclesia Gathering Mobile Schedule

We have a mobile version of the schedule for the National Gathering available here: http://s.ecclesianet.org

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January 10, 2011

The Ecclesia Theological Initiative

As a relational network of missional church pastors and leaders, Ecclesia is driven by certain core beliefs, functions, and values. While these dimensions of our community already find expression in our gatherings and equipping events, they are also leading us further into a theological initiative. Our sense is that the most helpful forms of theological...

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November 30, 2010

Ecclesia National Gathering Update – Focused Sessions Announced

This year the Focused Sessions within our National Gathering will take the form of a learning journey. From the late morning through the afternoon on the second day (Feb. 24th), six tracks focusing on a different aspect of spiritual formation will be explored. Each of these will focus on normal congregational practices that could be...

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September 14, 2010

Northeastern Local Leaders Meet-up Sept 24

We’ll be gathering for an informal time of to support one another, pray for one another, and do some scheming as to what Ecclesia Philly should do this year. Friday, September 24 9:30-11:30 am Saxby’s Coffee 2700 Easton Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090 If you are in NY, Delaware, PA, Jersey, you are welcome to...

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