adult ministry

No Ministries on the following dates:

Sundays: January 27th, March 24th, April 21st, May 5th

Wednesdays: March 27th, April 17th

To access ECC's online bible study video resource, RightNow media, with options for all ages, click HERE.

  • adult formation

    Adult formation consists of regular gatherings for all ages on Sunday mornings from 10:10-10:50 am and Wednesday evenings from 6:30 - 7:30 pm. Childcare, in the form of formation classes, is available for all ages.

    Sundays (10:10-10:50 am)

    Bible Discovery (Northwoods Room)

    A journey to explore how "the Gospel separates light from darkness" - Genesis 1:4. Led by Steve Carley

    Faith Basics (Fellowship Hall)

    Exploring what it means to live "deeper in Christ". Led by Rev. Jeff Crafton and special guests.

    Wednesdays (6:30-7:30 pm)

    Bible Study (Fireside Room)

    Re-Source: A study of Genesis

    An eclectic group of scripture studiers open to any adult. The format is lecture and large group discussion led by Pastor Kris Causton.

    Sacred Rythms (Northwoods Room)

    Spiritual formation led by Mary Studer

    Course Track (Oakview Room)

    Watch the bulletin and weekly email for info on upcoming offerings.

  • women's ministries

    Women's Ministries consist of two main gatherings - Tuesday Morning Bible Study and Golden Girls. Several other women specific events are scheduled throughout the year. 

    Women's Bible Study

    Tuesdays, 9:15 - 11:15 am

    September 11th - November 27th

    Re-Source: A study of Genesis

    Childcare, coffee, and refreshments provided. A delightful gathering of women of all ages and stages of life. Study scripture, share in a small group and prayerfully support new and old friends. Led by Pastor Kris Causton.

    Golden Girls (60 years and up)

    1st Thursdays, 9:15 am, October - May

    Women's Christmas Event

    Tuesday, December 4th

    This annual event is a favorite of many ECC women and their friends. Save the date for a holiday evening including food, faith and a little bit of funny.

    Women's Retreat

    January 19-20th, 2019

    Bloomington, MN

    A fun-filled, thought-provoking overnight for women age 18-100.


    Pastor Kris Causton  

    952.474.2537 ext 102

  • men's ministries

    Men's Ministries offer opportunities for men of all ages to get involved and find fellowship at different times of the week as well. The groups consist of Men's Huddle and Retired Men's Gathering. 

    Men's Huddle (Gathering Room)

    Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm

    Small group, topical studies


    Tuesdays, 8:30-10:00 pm

    Man Camp

    Covenant Pines Bible Camp

    November 16-18th

    Retired Men's Group (Fireside Room)

    Thursdays, 10:00-11:00am

    Small group, topical studies

  • community groups

    Community Groups are groups organized by age ranges and similar walks of life. These groups meet more by calendar events rather than weekly.  They consist of: Koinonians (50's & 60's) and Cornerstones (70's and above), Foundations (30's & 40's) and Young Adults (18-20 somethings).

  • life groups

    Joining a Life Group is an opportunity to grow in your relationship with Jesus Christ and in friendships with other people from our church. Groups meet regularly to eat, pray, care, study, and serve together. For some groups "regularly" is weekly, every other week or monthly. 

  • opportunities for prayer

    Prayer Partners

    Who: Anyone, any age (partners are paired by gender)

    What: Commit to pray with and for your prayer partner (needs, praises, family, concerns)

    When: Lenten Season (longer if desired) Suggest meeting weekly or bi-weekly

    Where: Face to face, home, church, coffee shop, cafe, walk, phone call, FaceTime, Skype

    Why: Bring praises and concerns to God in prayer. Grow in our love for God and our dependence on God’s mercy and grace.

    Prayer Room

    Located at the bottom of the east stairs, this room is available whenever the church is open, to be used by anyone, at anytime.

    Prayer Gatherings

    Those with a heart to pray for our church and community meet weekly. Everyone is welcome!

    Sundays: 8:30 am & 9:45 am

    Wednesdays: 7:45 pm

    Prayer Intercessors

    Every Sunday after each service, and during Communion, there will be people available at the front of the sanctuary to pray individually with you, if you so desire.

    Emergency Prayer Chain

    Volunteers pray for emergency prayer requests that are occasionally sent out by text, email or phone call. If you would like to be a part of this group, you may sign up HERE.

Upcoming Events

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