From Pastor Blake: Worship Wars

Years ago, our church in St. Cloud called an emergency meeting to discuss worship. People were furious that the worship style was changing. As a young college student, I was excited for the change in worship. I preferred the guitar to the organ. I preferred Chris Tomlin to John Newton. I didn’t understand why people …

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April 2020 Elder’s Report

Spring time in Wisconsin brings about a new energy:  green leaves on the trees and the growth of the grass bring freshness, birds fill the air with the perfectly tuned songs, and the sun greets us promptly as we wake up.  In Wisconsin, we would     typically see an end to neighbor hibernation season as yards …

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Youth and Children’s Ministry

Hi Appleton Community EFC Family, Wow, things have gone crazy in just less than a week. I hope you are all well! Please let me know if you need anything…Prayer, an ear to listen…I can do shopping if you run out of the necessities or if you are not comfortable going to the store. Just …

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April 2020 Missions Update

Our Spring serving trip to the Lac Oreilles Indian Reservation April 24-26. Has been cancelled. We do hope to be able to return for our usual Fall trip. The Mission of the Month we are collecting for in April and May is Child and Unborn Baby Ministry. Please place diapers and baby wipes in the …

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April 2020 Missionary Focus

 Thank you for praying for France. We listened to President Emmanuel Macron speak to the nation broadcast from outdoors in Mulhouse tonight, where he thanked citizens for mobilizing in the fight against Covid-19. The east, north-east, and the region of Paris have been the hardest hit, where many hospitals are at saturation. The army has …

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April 2020 Men’s Ministry Update

Men’s Breakfast and Wednesday morning Bible Study are on hold for now. We are praying we can resume soon.

The Nest at Appleton Community EFC

April 2020 Women’s Ministry Update

This is a message from Beth Goerlitz. In case you are unaware, I have accepted the responsibility for leading Women’s Ministry. Stephanie Zaruba will continue organizing and facilitating “The Nest”. Mary Noggle will still oversee Women’s Biblical Education. If you would like to be involved with other areas of the Women’s Ministry (like the Christmas …

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Heidelberg Catechism

Some encouragement for these times from the Heidelberg Catechism: What is your only comfort in life and in death? That I am not my own, but belong— body and soul, in life and in death— to my faithful Savior, Jesus Christ. He has fully paid for all my sins with his precious blood, and has …

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March 2020 Men’s Ministry Update

Men’s Breakfast Location Change Saturday, March 7 at 7:30 a.m. We are meeting at a new location the Machine Shed in Grand Chute. If you have any questions, please contact Marv Schauland at 920-450-2698. All men are invited to join us! Bible Study Wednesday mornings from 6 to 7:30 a.m. Contact Marv Schauland for details: …

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