Welcome to Echo Hill!

"Where do I fit in? Or maybe I don’t?" " I’m almost 30 now—when do I start feeling like a grown up?" "Why does everyone look at their phones—and not at me?" "Why did grandpa die and when will he be back?" "Am I a good person? Can I be one?" Life is full of questions...at Echo Hill we have them, too. While we might not have all the answers, we are a community of people, young and old, male and female, working and retired, going to school and still too young to even crawl, talented in many ways, and different in many ways. We get together each Sunday to talk about life, love, family and friendship.


Our minds, our hearts, our ears and our doors are always open to you.
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Post Thumbnail of Book Club - April 28, 2015

Wonder by R.J. Palaceo is the selection for our April 28th meeting. This is a work of fiction in which 10-year-old Auggie Pullman, born with extreme facial abnormalities and not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails …

Post Thumbnail of Volunteer for Sunday Evening Meals Program - May 3, 2015

SEMP – what is it all about? SEMP stands for the Sunday Evening Meals Program. This is a free meals program for the homeless. Prior to 1988, these dinners were served Monday thru Friday at a designated downtown location. Meals were not offered on the weekend. Then in 1988, First …

Post Thumbnail of Confirmation Class Reception - May 3, 2015

Please plan on joining us in between services (approximately 9:30 am) on Sunday, May 3 for a reception for our confirmands. Thre reception will be held in Fellowship Hall. Please keep Khory, Katie, Nick, and Michael in your prayers as they continue to grow in their faith walk with Christ.
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Post Thumbnail of Spark Series for All Ages - May 10, 2015

Don’t forget to join us for cookies, coffee, and juice on Sunday, May 10 at our last Spark event, held BETWEEN services from 9:45-10:45 am.  This is a great time to play some 9 square, draw with chalk, and eat some cookies. Stay to hear MC4JC and Kazoo crew at our …

Post Thumbnail of Graduating Seniors Reception - May 17, 2015

Please plan on joining our graduating seniors for a reception between services (approximately 9:30 am) on Sunday, May 17 in Fellowship Hall. Congratulations to Grant, Brittney, Zoey, Logan, Nichole, Steven, and Kailey. Please keep them in your prayers as they begin a new chapter of their life, that God keeps …

Post Thumbnail of MVRBC Blood Drive at Echo Hill - May 21, 2015

Mark your calendars for Echo Hill’s Annual Blood Drive. We will be hosting our blood drive on Thursday, May 21, from 4-7 pm at church. Think about scheduling your next regular donation for the 21st. Ask your friends and family to donate. More details will be coming. Contact Lynda Nelson …

Post Thumbnail of Camp Wyoming May Madness - May 30, 2015

On Saturday, May 30th, come to Camp Wyoming for May Madness (Volunteer Work Day & Open House)! The event runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and you can come in the morning, the afternoon, or both! The camp will serve snacks and lunch free at Deer Center.
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Post Thumbnail of Noisy Sunday Offering - May 31, 2015

On May 31, we will have a “Noisy Sunday.” The money collected will be donated to Family Promise. For more information on the program, please visit the Family Promise of Linn County website. You can also contact Deb Hansen or Bess Naujoks with questions.

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Wednesday Evening Youth (WEY) meeting times for 2015
6:00 – 7:30 pm
High School Youth Room
All dates subject to change depending on students’ schedules and inclement weather
April 22
April 29
 
May 6
May 13
May 20 – LAST DAY OF HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR
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