Eastern Hills Community Church has been at Carlsborg for 10 years. Its ministers are, from left, Larry Loucks, youth pastor; Scott Adams, worship leader; and Mark Weatherford, senior pastor. Weatherford and Adams helped establish the church and Loucks has been a pastor for eight years. Photos courtesy of Eastern Hills Community Church
Eastern Hills Community Church leaders say they strive to create an atmosphere where everyone can feel comfortable and know of the love of Jesus Christ.
They say the church is Bible-based, with members coming from a number of different Christian denominations.
Their goal is to bring people together for a personal encounter with Jesus and to accomplish the unfinished T.A.S.K.S.
• Telling others about Jesus (evangelism) • Associating with believers (fellowship) • Singing his praises and speaking his word (worship) • Knowing and doing the will of God (discipleship) • Serving others (ministry)
Church leaders say that at Eastern Hills, people can expect: • A warm welcome • A relaxed, friendly and loving atmosphere • Casual dress • Contemporary music that is celebrative and brings praise to Jesus • Relevant messages • Quality children's time and nursery
Services Sunday worship services are at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., with nursery care provided at both. They average about 350 people each Sunday and celebrated their 10th anniversary earlier this month. Members come from Sequim and Port Angeles. They participate in the Irrigation Festival parade and donate to a variety of clothing, food and toy drives.
• Prayer Group, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays • Adult Bible studies meet throughout the week in homes. Contact church for details • Kid Zone, age 4 to sixth grade, is Sundays during the "message" portion of services • Vacation Bible School, 6-8 p.m. July 26-30, free • AWANA, 6:15-8 p.m. Tuesdays, September-April • Youth Group, seventh-12th grades, 9:30 a.m. Sundays and 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays • Young Adult Bible Study, 20-somethings, 7 p.m. Mondays, September-June • International Student Friends (small groups English help), 6:30 p.m. Fridays More special events and programs can be found by contacting the church at 681-4367, e-mailing email@example.com or by visiting www.ehcchurch.org.
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