7/5 - 10/4/20.
In uncertain and uncomfortable times, this series goes back to the basics of the very first book of the Bible, reclaiming the roots of our redemption. From the image of God in every individual to the cosmic agenda of our Creator, Genesis gives us the hope of a new start and a fresh perspective!
10/18 - 12/20/20.
If the previous series unpacked the larger-than-life purposes of God in human history, then what does being a Christian today have to do with it? The book of Ephesians draws out the fruits of redemption in Christ, defining what it means to be His, what it means to be a church, and what it means to live that out.
1/3 - 5/9/21.
While personal freedom is so important to us, the book of Exodus shows us what real freedom really looks like. By reliving this movement that echoes through the Scriptures down to Jesus and His followers, we come to understand the true nature of bondage, and what it means to be free by being bound to a perfect Master.
5/30/21 - Present.
How do church communities become the kind of families Jesus calls them to be? Each week, we explore a key practice that the Word of God guides us in for our life together. From giving thanks, to showing hospitality, to sacrificing, forgiving, and more, these are the gospel-driven, Spirit-led habits that we can’t do on our own and can’t do without!
The front page of Eastville Baptist Church’s Sunday bulletin reads: “Lord, make the doors of this Thy Church broad enough to receive all who are in need, but narrow enough to keep out hate; open to understanding and righteousness, but closed to all untruth, that we might worship Thee in the beauty of holiness.”
Here at EBC we are dedicated to the good news of Jesus Christ as seen in the unfolding story of the Bible. We warmly welcome you to experience it here with us, responding to God as He reveals Himself in His Word. Rather than hoarding the grace He's shown us, we want to bless our community with it. We seek to be a shelter for the hurting and a loving presence to those in need. Through the Scriptures and these tangible efforts, we hope you will glimpse the justice, mercy, beauty, and heart of the incredible God who redeems us!
Andrew grew up in the Midwestern flatlands of Omaha, Nebraska, cheering on the Cornhuskers with his parents, brother, and grandma (the biggest fan of the group). Though raised in a Christian home, it was not until his teenage years that he was forced to think through what the gospel of Christ really meant. That shift in his life brought about a passion for understanding God’s Word and for helping others understand it, too. With encouragement from his church and an excitement for ministry, he went on to attend Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. It was there that he met Stephanie, and it was there that they had their first year together as a married couple some three years later.
Stephanie and Andrew both graduated from Moody with a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Languages and Biblical Exposition, respectively. They also attended and graduated from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School together, each receiving their Master of Divinity in 2019. Andrew enjoys making board games, computer programming, writing music, and taking walks to get his eyes off the screens and books.
Join us every Thursday for a Bible study led by Pastor Andrew that connects with the Sunday services, from 6:30 - 7:30pm in the church classrooms.
Join us every Sunday morning before the service, from 9:45 - 10:45am, discussing the Sunday School materials provided for the church, led by church members.
⚠️ AVAILABLE IN LIMITED CAPACITY
For now, parents can attend their own children into the nursery room as needed until the nursery is back up and running at full capacity!
Free Breakfast! Do I have your attention now?? Eastville Baptist Church hosts a free men's breakfast every second Saturday of the month. The catch is you've got to be a guy, a dude, a man, a bro, or simply male. Join us for delicious food, great conversations and friendship.
Around once a month, there's a special event held for ladies, from healthy breakfasts to group paint nights. Email the church for more details about what's happening next and how you can get plugged in!
More free food! Starting to see a trend here? On the third Sunday of each month we have a fellowship luncheon so we can grow a stronger bond with each other in the Lord.
***The new dates for the retreat are September 24-26 2021***
Welcoming Back for the 4th year in a row, Rev. Alicia Porterfield. Rev. Porterfield has led us through multiple books of the Bible with her love and knowledge of the Lord, and has entertained us the whole way with her personal antidotes. Come fellowship with other women and get closer to God. Our theme this year is: Courageous Obedience: Learning from the Women Who Followed Jesus. "But Mary treasured all these words and pondered them in her heart." Luke 2:19. This year we're having one or two-night stay options. The one night cost is $90, the two-night cost is $130. The prices include breakfast(s), lunch, dinner (for two-night guests) and lodging. The retreat will take place at Sunset Beach Hotel, 32254 Lankford Hwy, Cape Charles, VA 23310. Lodging is double occupancy, 2 queen beds. Space is limited! We hope that you can join us! Check out our Facebook discussion board to view our flyer and our registration form.
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