EPIC

Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.
- Philippians 3:13b-14

The story that we write with our lives

We are a group of boomers, early retirees, and empty-nesters who want to make a difference for the sake of God’s Kingdom and for the flourishing of the world. We seek to energize and mobilize our generation to live lives of significant love, wise influence, and generous involvement. We envision this as a missional community, used by God.

This initiative is coordinated by Pastor Doug Whallon. If you identify with this stage of life and one or more of the above goals, please join us at our monthly gatherings!

Monthly gatherings

Within each evening we have 3 foundational segments:

  1. COMMUNITY: build friendships over food, conversation, and shared experience
  2. INSPIRATION: inspire one another and be inspired through teaching from guest speakers
  3. INVOLVEMENT: collaborate in various ways to make a significant difference (compassion and justice issues, ministry opportunities, or a mix of other interests)

Upcoming Gatherings

7:00-9:00pm in the Lexington Campus Courtyard (59 Worthen Road)

Jan 18 - Ellen & John Ratichek, "Uncommon Character: A Himalayan Odyssey"

Feb 15 - Mid-Winter Festival

Mar 15 - Panel on Surprise Callings

Apr 12 - Paul Borthwick

May 17 - Tim & Michele Breene

Jun 14 - Potluck and Praise

View videos from previous guest speakers

Find Your Go: Volunteer Opportunities

 

Christmas Castle with The Salvation Army

On Tuesday, December 18, a group of EPIC folks will travel to Boston to partner with The Salvation Army at their Christmas Castle. We'll assist families who are dealing with poverty in selecting winter coats, toys, food vouchers, and Bibles to families in need. We're booking a bus that will fit 47 people, and you are also welcome to come in your own transportation (location: The Castle at Park Plaza, 130 Columbus Ave, Boston). Pre-registration is required by December 3, so if you'd like to join, please sign up below.

When: Tuesday, December 18
Where: Meet at the parking lot of the Lexington campus main building, 59 Worthen Rd. for 11:15am departure. We'll return by 6:30pm.
How much: $15 round-trip for the bus; free otherwise

  1. I'd like ride on the bus, and will pay online: Click here to register. No need to fill out the form below.
  2. I'd like to come, but do not want to pay online: Please fill out the form below.
EPIC Christmas Castle

If yes, please bring $15 cash or check with you on the day of the event.

 

epic /ˈe-pik/ – surpassing the usual or ordinary

“What is impossible with man is possible with God.” -Luke 18:27

 

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