EPCE Children's Ministry seeks to provide an engaging, safe place for kids to grow in their love for Jesus and their love for others. Our qualified children's ministry leaders are focused on loving kids well and providing spiritual growth experiences for kids of all ages.
Nursery (ages 4 and under) with story time and songs is available each Sunday during Sunday School and Morning Worship.
Sunday School (ages 5-18) classes are available each Sunday, 10 - 11 am, and focus on age appropriate study of the Bible.
Junior Church (ages 5-10) takes place each Sunday during Morning Worship. Children are taught a Bible lesson and sing praise and worship songs.
Vacation Bible School (ages 3-12) takes place for a week each year in July. Registration required.
Children's Christmas Program (ages 4-11) takes place each year on the third Sunday in December during Morning Worship. Registration required.
EPCE Youth Ministry seeks to point middle and high schoolers to Christ through regular meetings, activities, service projects, and retreats. With competent youth leaders guiding, our youth programs are a safe, fun environment for kids and teens to deepen their relationship with Christ and reach out in service to others in our community.
Acts 29– The Next Chapter (grades 5-8) is our middle school program that meets once a month for a regular meeting and once a month for an activity/service project.
252 (grades 9-12) is our high school program. 252 meets twice a month on Sunday evenings, 6-7:30 pm, for games, snacks, prayer, Praise & Worship, and Bible study. 252 also meets once a month for an activity/service project and hosts a weekend retreat each June.
Each Acts 29 and 252 activity requires registration. To register for an activity, please submit an Activities Permission Slip.
Annual Medical Release Forms must be submitted before youth of any age are allowed to participate in youth activities. Click here to submit a Medical Release Form. Forms are re-submitted each January.
For more information about Acts 29 and 252 policies and schedules, please contact the church office.
EPCE Men's Ministry is focused on pointing men to Christ as they engage in meaningful conversations and activities that promote growing their faith, strengthening their families, and serving their communities.
Men's Breakfast is held the first Tuesday of each month, 6:45 am, in the EPCE Fellowship Hall. A free breakfast is served along with a side of spiritual food in the form of a short devotional.
Father Son Campout is held each August at Highland Retreat in Bergton, Virginia. This weekend retreat focuses on men spending quality time together as they seek to encourage and support one another to be the Godly boys and men they are called to be. Registration required.
EPCE Women's Ministry desires to equip women to grow in their faith while serving their families and communities.
Ladies Daytime Fellowship is a ladies Bible study that meets each Monday, 1:00-2:30 pm, at EPCE. To learn more about the current Bible study, please visit the scrolling slides on the epceelkton.org home webpage.
Moms Night Out meets the second Thursday of each month and serves as a time for moms to unplug from the responsibilities of parenting while fellowshipping with other moms. For more information about location and activities, please contact the church office.
Through meaningful conversations and activities, EPCE Seniors Ministry seeks to encourage the Young at Heart as they grow in their faith while embracing the challenges and gifts of aging.
Seniors Lunch is held the second Thursday of each month, 11:30 am, at Ciro's in Elkton. Come experience fun and laughter as welcoming seniors share a meal together.
Seniors Christmas Luncheon is held the second Thursday each December, 11:30 am, in the EPCE Fellowship Hall. Join the EPCE seniors for a Christmas meal and gift exchange. For more information, please contact the church office.
Sunday School Ministry
EPCE Sunday School Ministry seeks to equip disciples of all ages through meaningful Bible study, as we grow in our faith in Christ and our love for others. Sunday School meets each Sunday morning from 10:00 to 11:00 am, followed by Morning Worship in the sanctuary. For current adult studies, please visit the scrolling slides on the epcelkton.org home webpage.
Mid Week Family Ministry
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EPCE Prayer Ministry desires to stand in the spiritual gap for those needing prayer.
Prayer Meeting is held each Tuesday evening, 7:00 pm at EPCE. A group of prayer warriors meets to intercede on behalf of our church family, our local community, and our national and international communities.
Prayer is offered each Sunday morning following morning worship for anyone who would like prayer for specifics needs.
Also available, EPCE hosts a prayer chain where prayer needs can be shared throughout the week. Should you need prayer or would like to request prayer on behalf of another, please contact the church office.
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