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    My mixed birth metaphor coming out of the ECO/Fellowship Dallas Gathering

    After the official Synod meeting of the ECO: Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians, the Dallas Gathering continued for another two days and included The Fellowship of Presbyterians, which birthed ECO, […]

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    ECO executive clears up ‘misconceptions’ and encourages ‘a more gracious tone’

    The Synod Executive of ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians has written to the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s middle governing council leadership to “both clear up some misconceptions that were […]

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    ECO forms new presbyteries

    The newest Presbyterian denomination is expanding its number of presbyteries to accommodate ever-increasing growth. ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians is in the process of transitioning its number of […]

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    Newest Presbyterian denomination experiences continued growth

    In just two years of existence, ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians has experienced substantial growth, already surpassing the 100-congregation membership mark. ECO, started in January 2012 as a […]

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    Growing gospel-centered missional groups

    By Cindy M. Pirtle The Layman ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians held a Missional Leader Training Conference Nov. 4-5 at Windwood Presbyterian Church in Houston, Texas. ECO participants […]

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    ECO goal in church planting to is plant the Gospel

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – “When we talk about church planting, our ultimate goal is not to plant the church, but to plant the Gospel,” said Dr. Dana Allin, synod executive of […]

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    ECO: Be willing to be dangerous for the kingdom of God

    GREENVILLE, S.C – Equip 2013, the Southeast region event of ECO: A Covenant Order of Presbyterians and the Fellowship of Presbyterians, began Thursday morning with devotions led by Dr. Dana […]

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    ECO begins ordinations

    On Sunday, Feb. 24, ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians ordained its first pastor into the denomination, Rev. Jennifer Graffius, the Director of Chapel at Fuller Theological Seminary.  She […]

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    We’re Walking! (Other news from ECO)

    By Dana Allin During the final worship service at our National Gathering a few weeks ago, I mentioned that since Fellowship/ECO was born last January, now a year later this […]