1. Esther Series 2014
  2. New Believers Class 2014
  3. Senior Adult Lunch Sept 2014
  4. Small Groups
  5. Senior Adult Bush
  6. Recovery Care 2013
  7. Billboard Care Effect
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Main Office Hours

8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Mon - Fri


Phone: 504.482.5775
Fax: 504.482.5650

ELC - 

Day Care in Lakeview

Weekly Schedule

Sundays 8:15 am - Worship Service

Sundays 9:30 am - Small Groups

Sundays 10:45 am - Worship Service

Wednesdays 5:00 pm - The Care Effect, Meal
Wednesdays 5:30 pm - Band Rehearsal, Children's Choir
Wednesdays 6:00 pm - Rewind: Bible Study, ESL
Wednesdays 6:15 pm - Youth Care Effect

Wednesdays 6:30 pm - Mission Friends, RAs, GAs, Preteens
Wednesdays 7:00 pm - Praise Choir Rehearsal 

Joy in Tithing

I was in seventh grade when my father told my sister and me that he was going to start “paying” us for working at our family’s clothing store. This promotion had to several functions, but was primarily designed to begin to teach us responsibility with money by having us write our own tuition checks for school. Another part of the conversation that day was that we would be tithing. Up to that point, we had had no allowance or other regular “income” and just put odd change in offering envelopes on Sundays. Tithing was new. So was being “paid,” so beginning both together was a wise way to introduce the practice.

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Mom's Yellow Check

I clearly remember sitting beside my Mom as she wrote out our tithe check each month in the church where I grew up. She wrote out her bright yellow check once we settled in our pew after Sunday School. My mind's eye still sees her beautiful hands folding the check in half and each time she would hand it to me to drop in the plate as it passed by.

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Skid Row

We traveled a road that ran along the Rio Grande River between El Paso and Juarez, Mexico.  Fifty years later I can still see the tall, shiny buildings of downtown El Paso glistening in the sun—and the cardboard shacks on the hillside across the river.  I remember the contrast ...

Keyboards at Christmas 2013
Crossroads Foster Care