Pastor’s Column

Statement on Truth, Violence, and Healing

by Pastor Greg Mesimore Note: This statement was originally read during the Sunday, January 17 worship service at Edgebrook Covenant Church. Today, across our denomination, the Evangelical Covenant Church, it is Love Mercy, Do Justice Sunday. Tomorrow is the day…

Read More

Advent in the Time of Corona

by Pastor Megan Herrold Sinchi It’s almost Advent! I imagine that many of you, especially if there are children in your household, are more likely to find yourself saying, “It’s almost Christmas!” But for many years now, Advent, not Christmas,…

Read More

Pastoral Reflections on the Upcoming Election

We (Pastor Greg and Pastor Megan) have been listening to the concerns of many regarding this week’s election, particularly for the office of President of the United States.  People supporting either candidate have expressed fear if the candidate they don’t…

Read More

Not (Technically) an Anti-Racism Book List

by Pastor Megan Herrold Sinchi Throughout the summer, every now and then I’ve come across a new anti-racism reading list as people (especially white Americans) are looking to learn and understand more about racism in our country. I’ve actually read…

Read More

Exposed by the Corona Virus?

In many ways, this pandemic has brought out the best in us.  These include our everyday heroes, daily risking their own safety and health to care for those infected by COVID-19.  Some of these have made the ultimate sacrifice, dying…

Read More

The Tenacity of the… Magnolia Tree?

One of the sure signs of spring (and one of my favorite sights) is the blossoming of magnolia trees.   There are some stunningly beautiful examples of pink flowering magnolia trees near the parsonage where I live.  Our immediate neighbors to…

Read More

The COVID-19 Pandemic:  A Call to “Mindful Godliness

A couple of times while I was on my medical leave I shared some thoughts via our all-church email blasts related to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  This week, as I have been undergoing cyber-knife radiation treatments (5 daily 1 hr treatments,…

Read More

Prayers of Intercession while we Shelter at Home

One “silver lining” of sheltering at home is that it affords us more opportunities to pray.  It’s important that we pray for all those on the front lines of care as our world battles this pandemic.  Specifically, I want to…

Read More

The Place to Begin – At the End

Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the season of Lent. Lent is that season in the church year that emphasizes repentance and contrition for our sins. It is also a season of self denial, fasting or taking on a…

Read More

COVID-19 UPDATES

IDPH COVID-19 UPDATES
All are invited to join us for Sunday worship, either in person or online! Please note that we have suspended our COVID-19 protocols, including mask requirements, for all visitors at Sunday worship services, at other gatherings, and during our regular office hours (Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday, 10am-3pm). Visitors can click here for more details.

VOLUNTEER INTEREST FORM

Are you looking to get involved at Edgebrook? Use this form to let us know your ministry interests. You can also click here to read more about service opportunities in our church community.

Ministry Partners