"The start of a new year is a great time to evaluate and make plans for what is ahead. I pray that our congregations and ministry leadership will seek the Lord's leading as we take inventory of our ministries, make commitments to enhance them, and walk together as we mutually encourage each other to flourish."

In ECO, we have polity in place to help our congregations flourish. One of the parts of our polity that is often overlooked, states the following regarding presbytery duties.. ... Read More
   - A word from ECO Synod Executive, Dana Allin

National Gathering

Are you ready? The 2018 ECO National Gathering is just 18 days away! 
We are getting so excited to see all of you in Houston!
   
 Have you:
     - Registered?  - Booked your room? - Booked your travel? 
     - Prepared your mind, your heart and your church for Renovation?  
        
Then you are ready! Keep an eye on your inbox for last minute details a week before the gathering. 

Synod Business Meeting 

2018 marks ECO's sixth year of existence, now made up of more than 370 churches and church plants. ECO's mission "to build flourishing churches that make disciples of Jesus Christ" continues to inform every decision and choice that the Synod Executive Council and Synod Staff are making to support and resource ECO churches. Read More

- A word from Executive Director of Ecclesiastical Support, Nate Dreesmann


Commissioner Packet
   
Commissioner Packet is live and available for download here.





Global Engagement


Free Tickets Available for Exponential East Conference!


Exponential East is a conference for church planters, but many pastors and leaders who are seeking missional, congregational revitalization have found it extremely helpful. 

The conference will take place at First Baptist Church in Orlando, Florida,Tuesday, February 27th at 12:30 pm through Thursday March 1st at  noon. ECO will be hosting a pre-conference with Alex Absalom on Tuesday  morning from 9 am to noon. Alex is one of the most successful practitioners helping new and established churches develop missional communities. To learn more about Alex go to:  http://dandelionresourcing.com/


ECO has purchased a large of block of tickets and have approximately 
50 tickets remaining. Once the number of tickets fill up, we place all additional RSVPs on a waitlist. 

RSVP for a free ticket here : RSVP for Ticket

Questions? Contact info@flourishmovement.org

Learn more about this Exponential event (agenda, speakers, etc):

Many ECO attendees will be staying at the Lake Buena Vista Resort Village and Spa. 

Book your own rooms at:


ECO PASTORS:  For your eyes only!


Church Plant Spotlight

Garden City Church, Boston, MA

Brice Williams  and Ken Liu  are co-planters of Garden City Church, which exists to make followers of Jesus in Boston, MA.
 
Garden City Church seeks to be an agent of grace and advocate for the city by being a gospel-centered, culturally diverse, and faithfully-present community as it cultivates deep relationships with God and one another. 

It's vision is to join God in the renewal of Boston where there has been an exponential growth of believers through the planting of new church communities in recent decades.  

Welcome New ECO Churches!

Binnerri Presbyterian Church 
Richardson, TX
Dawson Presbyterian Church
Dawson, GA



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