Join us Sunday @ 9:00 am for worship


8:00 am Prayer

9:00 am Worship

10:15 am Bible Class

ECC Bulletin May 22, 2022.pdf

ECC Bulletin May 15, 2022.pdf

Home Sunday Service Information

If you are worshipping with us at home, please find items at home to use as Communion (ex. Crackers, bread, juice, water).

You may also mail your offering to:
ECC P.O. Box 160 Erie, IL 61250

THANK YOU for your continued support!

We are here for you!

Your ECC Leadership & Staff are here for YOU!  We are here to talk, text & email.

Contact us:

Nathan Bright (Minister):   

(614) 378-7306

Aaron Sweeney (Minister):

(812) 620-0869

Ann Schipper (Administrative Assistant):

(309) 659-2561 (Church Office) or (309) 738-2566 (cell)

Jason Folsom (Elder): (815) 441-4444

Marlyn Schipper (Elder): (309) 738-2569 one God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

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...that God creates each person as male or female.

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...the Bible teaches that God established marriage in the beginning as a lifelong, exclusive relationship between one man and one woman.

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...that all of mankind are in need of being saved, saved from their sins.

Learn More the Church of Jesus Christ, founded on the Day of Pentecost, consisting of all Christians everywhere, and organized into local assemblies, called churches.

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...that the Elders of the church are the overseers of its affairs and the shepherds of its members...

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...that the Bible instructs church members to:

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Philippians 4:6-7


1 Peter 2:2


Ephesians 4:2 & 15


Matthew 20:26-28

8:00 am Prayer

9:00 am Worship

10:15 am Sunday


*Sat., June 11 @ 9:00 am

*Volunteers needed to put together Freezer Meals.

*Please sign-up on the clipboard as it’s passed

*Questions see: Marla Johnson


*Volunteers needed to help with our ECC LANDSCAPING

*Please contact the church office @ 309-659-2561

W.A.O. (We Are One)

(Group studies and gathering for College and beyond)

Guys/Girls Bible Studies - Sundays @ 4 pm 

Group Study - Sundays @ 5 pm 

Questions? See Aaron


REMEDY (Grades 5-8) 5:30-6:30 PM


LIGHTHOUSE (Grades 9-12) 7:00-8:30 PM  

Questions? See Aaron


Thursdays @ 10:00 am


Saturdays @ 8:00 am

See Nathan for Zoom information


Sat., May 21: 

8:00 am Men’s Bible Study

Sun., May 22: 

8:00 am Prayer Time

9:00 am Worship

10:15 am Sunday School

11:30 am Legacy (carry-in lunch & a movie)

Tues., May 24: 

6:00 pm HS Guys Bible Study

Wed., May 25: 

9:00 am B.O.B. (Everyone Welcome)

5:45 pm Remedy (Gr. 5-8)

6:00 pm HS Girls Bible Study (final)

7:00 pm Lighthouse (Gr. 9-12)

Sat., May 28: 

8:00 am Men’s Bible Study

Sun., May 29: 

8:00 am Prayer Time

9:00 am Worship

10:15 am Leadership Breakfast


"We proclaim how great you are and tell of the wonderful things you have done." Psalm 75:1

Thank Yous

"And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him." Colossians 3:17

Prayer Requests

"This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us." 1 John 5:14

Birthday Blessings

Happy Birthday!


Happy Anniversary!


Nathan Bright


Aaron J Sweeney


Jason Folsom


Marlyn Schipper


Ann Schipper

Administrative Assistant


ELDERS: Discussed: 150th Community Celebration, Easter Service & attendance, the church app & logo and the Board Meeting Devotional.

MISSIONS: Planning Adult Work Trip with Ignite/Engage Church, $250 to ARM for educational funding, 3 letters from ARM about the baptistry purchased from our Thanksgiving Offering, working on helping Engage Church with back-to-school packs, will take a special offering on June 5 (Pentacost) to help Ignite to start a new church.

CAMP: Work Day went well with over 20 people, Love Cabin (new siding, windows & insulated), 3 unfinished cabins will be stained, 2 new retreats in May, Camp Sign-Ups continue, summer staff filled, 4 concrete projects, paper towel drive raised $718, additional Work Day (May 10).

TREASURER: Income: $24,698.39 Expenses: $29,103.84 (due to timing of bills). Savings: $20,719.17. Checking: $12,180.07.

NATHAN: Church logo (done by Fred Wolf) prepared for App, May Preaching Schedule set, many discipleship training, 50 days of Pentecost videos daily posted on Facebook.

AARON: Upcoming: Legacy carry-in lunch & movie (May 22), Baccalaureate (May 14) & Graduation Sunday (May 15), Sr. Leaders Trip (May 17-18).

CHRISTIAN ED: Bible Studies continue to go well.

HELPING HANDS: 75 cards, 13 meals, 70 visits (May Baskets), Cards in May for Nurses & active Military, team will coordinate with youth to host a bingo event at a nursing home this summer.

TALENT: will begin worship service with a special or praise song a few minutes before 9 am.

BUILDINGS/GROUNDS: New water heater (Sweeney parsonage), Women’s restroom faucet fixed, one of the two furnaces fixed, some flooding in the basement - gutters will be checked, pot holes leading to the parking lot need filled, & the team is looking for volunteers to mow & work on landscaping (big thanks to the Carlson’s & the Bass’ for all their help in the past).

FINANCE: Missions paid.

OLD/NEW BUSINESS: Sign is working great!

*Full Board Minutes available on Office Bulletin Board*