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Outdoor Christmas Eve Service in Downtown Ephrata

December 14th, 2022 No comments

ECOB to Host Christmas Services at Church and Whistle Stop in Downtown Ephrata.

All are welcome to celebrate Christmas on December 24 & 25, 2022 with Ephrata Church of the Brethren at three services on Christmas Eve, including one outdoors in downtown Ephrata, and one on Christmas Day. See the full schedule and description of events below to know where to join in the celebration of Jesus’ birth with your family and others in the Ephrata community.

3:00 pm Children’s Services at ECOB (201 Crescent Ave, Ephrata) – Families are welcome to join us for a kid focused service featuring our ECOBKIDS sharing the Christmas story through drama and storytelling and candle lighting.

5:00 pm Classic Service at ECOB (201 Crescent Ave, Ephrata) – Our classic service will feature multiple special music offerings, Christmas hymns, and candle lighting. Come at 4:45 pm for 15 mins of Christmas Carol singing as well.

7:00 pm Outdoor Service at the Ephrata Whistle Stop (16 E Main St, Ephrata) – The whole Ephrata community is welcome downtown at the Ephrata Whistle Stop for an outdoor service featuring music led by ECOB’s praise band, Christmas cookies and drinks, heaters, and candle lighting.

10:00 am Christmas Day Service at ECOB (201 Crescent Ave, Ephrata) – Celebrate Christ’s birth with us on Christmas morning at one service featuring baptisms, a special musical event with ECOB staff and their families, and a Christmas gift for each individual or family.

For more information, email or call us at 717.733.1229.

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Summer Trip to Creation Museum/ARK – Registrations being received

November 30th, 2022 No comments

Help teach your children or grandchildren the truth about dinosaurs, the Flood, and the origin of life by joining in on a family bus trip to the Creation Museum & ARK Encounter, June 26-30 or July 17-21, 2023. This trip is more than a vacation; it is an educational adventure guided by Mr. Randy Gehman, the lead science teacher at Dayspring Christian Academy. The trip will include visits to top educational sights as well as interpretation from a biblical creationist point of view. For a brochure, visit or call 717.285.2000.

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Free Night of Worship Family Event

May 25th, 2022 No comments

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to this Free family event. Enjoy the warm weather and great music with your whole family.

6:00pm – Christopher Wright & Steve Bridgeman
7:30pm – Steve Garrett & Victory Music

There will be fun activities such as bounce houses and yard games, food to purchase from local food trucks and more.

From 3pm-6pm there will be special kids activities face painting, crafts and candy scrambles.

Raffle Prizes will be announces at 5:15pm


October 1st, 2012 3 comments

FRED MCNAUGHTON – The Kids Cookie Break 4 cd features new and familiar songs from Cookie Break favorites such as Slugs & Bugs, The Donut Man, Steven Courtney, Kelly Good, The Beggar Folk, Kimberliana, Bigsby, Chip Richter, The Wonders, Jim Rule, Bruce Fite, Jesse Rothacker of Forgotten Friend Reptiles, Phredd, This Way Up, Juliana Schnee, Emazing Grace and Gretchen & Heidi.  Songs of Faith, Fun and Family brought to you by The Kids Cookie Break & WJTL.

Cookie Breakers will recognize songs like Slugs & Bugs’ “Under Where?”, Jim Rule’s “Because I Said So!” and Bigsby’s “God Made Monkey”.  Look for new songs from Cookie break regulars and new artists such as The Donut Man, Phredd, The Beggar Folk, Kimberliana, Steven Courtney and many others.  The Kids Cookie Break 4 cd features 17 songs in all and is available at WJTL live events and online at the WJTL Store. Get yours today!

Kids Cookie Break 4 includes…

1 Super Green Turtle Machine – Jesse Rothacker of Forgotten Friend Reptiles (with Steven Courtney and Phredd)
2 Under Where? – Slugs & Bugs
3 Rock and Roll – Kelly Good
4 My Potatoes – Steven Courtney
5 Before the Beginning – The Donut Man
6 Wild Wheat and Daffodils – The Beggar Folk
7 Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road Last Night? – Phredd (with Matt Goss and Steven Courtney)
8 Cereal King – Kimberliana
9 God Made Monkey – Bigsby
10 How Many People – The Wonders
11 Because I Said So – Jim Rule
12 Swing Low Sweet Chariot – This Way Up
13 Love HIM – Bruce Fite
14 Expectations – Juliana Schnee
15 Ridin’ My Bike – Chip Richter
16 Dear Old Dixie – Emazing Grace
17 Get Happy – Gretchen & Heidi


The first 3 Kids Cookie Break cds sold out and are no longer available.