Church Update Due to COVID-19 Outbreak
SUNDAY LIVE STREAM –   You can go to Subscribe and Click the Notification Bell to get notified when we go live.    We will continue to LIVE STREAM our Sunday gathering until further notice.
  Wednesday's at 6:30 PM we will be LIVE STREAMING our AWANA program for kids and families.   Commander Ed will give some incentives and helps to keep the AWANA kids moving ahead in their books.   There will be a time to SING A LONG with the AWANA songs.  Joni Ahrens will be teaching a lesson for the kids as well.   PARENTS  gather around with your kids and enjoy it with them. 

EPIC YOUTH-- Join our Zoom Meeting for All Youth Group ages. @ 6:30 PM.  Click Here to go to Zoom.  Meeting ID: 771 153 630 Password: 029084

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN -  The words below were written by the great reformer, Martin Luther, in 1527 when his world was struggling to survive the Black Death plague.  Great advise even now…
 “Therefore, I shall ask God mercifully to protect us. Then I shall fumigate, help purify the air, administer medicine, and take it. I shall avoid places and persons where my presence is not needed in order not to become contaminated and thus perchance infect and pollute others, and so cause their death as a result of my negligence. If God should wish to take me, he will surely find me, and I have done what he has expected of me and so I am not responsible for either my own death or the death of others. If my neighbor needs me, however, I shall not avoid place or person but will go freely, as stated above. See, this is such a God-fearing faith because it is neither brash nor foolhardy and does not tempt God.”

BE GENEROUS  Let’s all continue to be generous givers so that we can continue to generously give to our community . You can give online at   The elders are doing what they can to reduce the EFBC regular expenses.
BACKPACK BUDDIES.  Thanks to all of you who have provided donations and brought food for BPB.  Jane (our BPB director) says ….”We can still use chili, Mac and cheese, and canned meats.  We are good on all the other items for a month.”  THANK YOU.

Additional Information: 

The office is now closed: Please email us at or leave a voicemail at 503-630-5325

To contact the staff directly:

PRAYER – email your prayer requests to and we will get those prayer requests to all of the elders or to the Holy Huddle as you desire.

·         Our Wednesday night Family Soul Food is cancelled until further notice.    
·         Our other weekly Bible studies and Life groups will continue at the discretion of the group leaders.

·         Be responsible to stay as healthy as you can.  Like your mom always told you…”wash your hands”

·         Please be aware of the needs of those around you in your neighborhood.  It is in times like this that we can make a huge gospel impact as we serve those around us and speak the gospel into their fear.  If there are needs that should  be communicated to the church elders you can contact any of them or call the church office 503 630 5325. 

·        We will strive to keep the EFBC website and APP up to date with any changes. 

·         The EFBC elders will be meeting regularly to access next steps.

Use the wisdom from Proverbs 14:15 to guide you.  “A simple man believes anything, but a prudent man gives thought to his steps.”   Don’t panic ….but be prudent and prayerful during this time.