Yearly Archives: 2013

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YXL—West at Horn Creek, CO

YXL—West at Horn Creek, CO

In early July, about 100 youth and leaders, primarily from PCA churches in the West, gathered at Horn Creek camp near Westcliffe, CO, for the YXL (Youth eXcelling in Leadership) conference. The purpose went beyond an ordinary youth camp, as the students experienced a rigorous schedule designed to test and sharpen their leadership skills it … Continued

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Church and Family: Connected by Christ

Written by Debbie Freer, Director of Children’s Ministry & Children’s Music at Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Newark, Delaware.  Church Family – it is one of the greatest gifts of being part of the church. And yet, while it is a great joy for so many people, it is a source of frustration with those who … Continued

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Welcome to Our New Website!

Welcome to Our New Website!

In June, CEP began making changes to the website in order to provide a new look and convey our renewed purpose to connect and equip those who serve the church in discipleship ministry. The old site had a great amount of material, but much of it was dated and hard to find. We are working … Continued

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Check Out the Top 10 Books Sold at GA

Check Out the Top 10 Books Sold at GA

Top 10 Books Sold at General Assembly Click titles to purchase your copy today! Philippians-Reformed Expository Commentary Revelation: Let the One Who Is Thirsty Come Your Baby's Baptism 2013 PCA Yearbook: 2 Volume Set Insourcing: Bringing Discipleship Back to the Local Church Christianity and World Religions: An Introduction to the World's Major Faiths Briarpatch Gospel: … Continued

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Please Partner with us in the Ministry of CEP

Please Partner with us in the Ministry of CEP

As CEP opens a new chapter under the leadership of Coordinator Stephen Estock, an important goal is to see growth in the number of PCA churches who contribute to the ministry. In 2012, 32% of PCA congregations contributed in some way to sustain the work of CEP. Our hope is to see over 50% of … Continued

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The Irresistible Church Disability Ministry Summit

The Irresistible Church Disability Ministry Summit

Event Details: Date: October 19, 2013 Conference Location: Calvary Church in Lancaster, PA About: This event will equip Christ-honoring churches to evangelize, embrace, and disciple people affected by disability and their families. This exciting one-day training event provides a rich environment for ministry leaders, disability professionals, and families affected by disability to learn, fellowship, and network. … Continued

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PCA Yearbook

PCA Yearbook

Every year a new PCA Yearbook is published. This is a great resource that includes the General Assembly Directory, Presbytery Directory, Church Directory, Statistical Reports for 2012, and Ministerial Directory.

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Hosting a Training Event for Your Presbytery or Region

Hosting a Training Event for Your Presbytery or Region

If You Build It, We Will Come! We would love to bring our one-day training event to your church. We will bring several of our own trainers at our expense with a standard cost of $35/training attendee (includes lunch, general sessions, workshops, and materials). Your church may want a staff person, member, or someone local … Continued

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Featured Book Reviews Summer 2013

The following books are available from the PCA Bookstore   Revelation: Let the One Who is Thirsty Come, by Sarah Ivill Sarah’s desire for women to discover the “meat” of God’s Word is evident, guiding the student to discover the truths of Revelation through studying all of Scripture and focusing on Jesus Christ. A PCA … Continued

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Beginnings

June 17, 2013 In the summer before her 12th birthday, my daughter joined a swim team for the first time. It was a new beginning. Though she knew the basics, she had never learned all of the different strokes, so the first day of practice was very difficult. After 15 minutes, she wanted to quit: … Continued