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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Efrain (Brother E) Alicea Signs Church Planting Agreement with Evangelical Covenant Church
Swanzey, NH, Saturday, July 9, 2011
Efrain Alicea signed his church planter agreement for the Elements Church in the Bronx on Saturday, July 9, 2011. Along with Rev. Jason Condon, Associate Superintendent & Director of Church Planting for the East Coast Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church and Rev. Howard Burgoyne, Superintendent of the East Coast Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church, Efrain signed as the board members of the East Coast Conference witnessed and celebrated this beautiful new partnership.
“I'm SO excited y’all to be a part of Covenant. When we went to assessment Erika and I looked at each other and said, ‘We're already Covenant. It's just not official.’ Meaning...the heart of ECC was already in our hearts! Today is a huge day and I look forward to what God has planned for us! We really feel like we’re home!”
The Elements is an urban church in the Bronx, New York whose mission is to, “Lead the urban culture to Christ by cultivating relationship.” The pastor, Efrain Alicea, aka Brother E, planted the church out of his home in 2008 and has seen lives changed as a result of the ministry.
The Evangelical Covenant Church is a rapidly growing multiethnic denomination in the United States and Canada with ministries on five continents of the world. Founded in 1885 by Swedish immigrants, the ECC values the Bible as the word of God, the gift of God’s grace and ever-deepening spiritual life that comes through a faith with Jesus Christ, the importance of extending God’s love and compassion to a hurting world, and the strength that comes from unity within diversity.
The Elements Church is located at 2901 Bruckner Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10461. Services are Wednesday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 12:00 noon.
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Web Site: http://www.ElementsBX.org.
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/elementsbx .