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Due to the inspiration of Karen Downs, Effort has been blessed with three Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs), useful in the event of sudden heart attack. The AEDs are located in the Sanctuary, FLC, and Office buildings. Diagrams and pictures below show the locations. Each is in a box which has an alarm when the box […]


Beginning the first Saturday in April, Effort is fielding a team in the Church Softball League. All Games are Double Headers and will be played at 5:00pm on Saturdays. Co-Rec and ages 15 and up… For more information contact Chris Fairchild at

Council Retreat – Looking Forward

Last weekend (Saturday, January 25th) Church Council participated in a small council retreat with Pastor Ben and Aaron Patriquin (our church administrator). Typically, council meets monthly (usually the third Thursday of the month) to conduct the “regular” business of the church. Occasionally “special” meetings are called when a sensitive or urgent issue arises. Especially over […]