LifeGroup Focus: Young Married Class

LifeGroup Focus: Young Married Class 1

Several years ago, Eric and Heather Hill saw a growing number of newly married (or soon-to-be newly married) couples at Eastmont and felt a call to begin a LifeGroup for these young couples. Taylor Guttensohn, a member of the group, says, “You can really tell that Eric and Heather have a passion for serving our […]

Why Evangelize?

Why Evangelize? 2

In October, we begin a Sunday message series challenging us to share the gospel with those whom God has placed in our lives. This process is commonly known as “evangelism.” Evangelism is a key discipline often overlooked and undervalued; however, as followers of Christ, we cannot be passive in our devotion to intentionally sharing the only truly life-changing […]

Spotlight on Missions: First Choice

Spotlight on Missions: First Choice 3

Pam Jones says that her heart was touched when Bethany Garth, Executive Director of First Choice Women’s Medical Center, came to Eastmont in January on Sanctity of Life Day. She thought to herself, “I’m retired, and I need to be serving somewhere.” After the service, she talked with Bethany about being a volunteer, and a couple of weeks later she […]

Let Us Grow Stronger

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The ministry of the Apostle Paul is often spoken of in terms of his “missionary journeys.” There are actually four of those recorded in the book of Acts. After the first missionary journey comes to a close Paul and Barnabas end up back where they began, in Antioch. This served as a sort of homecoming and a place […]

Meet the Building and Maintenance Team

Meet the Building and Maintenance Team 5

Eastmont is blessed beyond measure by this group of hard-working people! The Building and Maintenance Team works diligently to keep our facility clean and ready for us to enjoy on Sundays, Wednesdays, or during the week. Joe Clements has been Building Superintendent at Eastmont since March 2018. He and his wife, Donna, have been a part of Eastmont for more […]

Spotlight on Missions: Goodwyn Middle School

Spotlight on Missions: Goodwyn Middle School 6

Pursue the well-being of the city I have deported you to. Pray to the Lord on its behalf, for when it thrives, you will thrive.” Jeremiah 29:7 The context of this verse is suffering and exile. We might expect God to call them to patiently endure, but that’s not what he does. He tells them to immerse […]

Praying the Lords Prayer

Praying the Lords Prayer 7

I wanted to give a little bit of a follow-up from this past Sunday’s message on the spiritual discipline of prayer. This whole sermon series is about becoming stronger believers through the use of spiritual disciplines. One of the things that I mentioned in the message on Sunday was that we can use the Lord’s […]

From Your Assistant Pastor

From Your Assistant Pastor 8

If my math is correct (and my grades in that subject from first grade through college would attest that I could be wrong), then thirty-one years, seven months, and four days ago (as I write this on August 16, 2021) was my first day as Assistant Pastor here at Eastmont. Bro. Mike learned of me through Kelly’s sister […]

LifeGroup Focus: Women of the Word

LifeGroup Focus: Women of the Word 9

By: Janet Robinson Life groups are an essential part of every church. It’s where we form our closest bonds with fellow church members—those we can call on at a moment’s notice for a prayer request, or say, “We missed you today,” or just to talk. Ultimately, these bonds can last for a lifetime. When I […]

Assistant Pastor Announces Retirement

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Art Long joined the Eastmont staff in 1990. He and his wife, Kelly, have served Eastmont faithfully for more than 31 years. A reception will be held on August 29th in the fellowship hall from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm to celebrate their service. The first eight verses of Ecclesiastes tell us that there is […]