Eastview Ministries

Eastview has many wonderful ministries that cover all ages and spectrums of life. At Eastview, there is something for everyone. To learn more about the ministries listed below or how you can get involved contact the director listed or call the church office.

LifeLine Ministries

Director: Rev. Rick Martin

Lifeline Ministries is a series of classes that meet on Wednesday Nights and are designed to establish and integrate newcomers into the body of Christ through Bible study and fellowship If you are new to Eastview, we encourage to you get involved with the Lifeline Classes and get connected – to God, to His Word & to the Eastview Family!

Class 1 – Discipleship Class

With a fresh approach, students will dive into a 14 week study of the word to discover Biblical truths and how they apply to our daily lives. Not only will students grow in knowledge but they will make lifelong friendships. This class is open to any member who has never take a discipleship class and to those who have recently received the Holy Ghost.

Class 2 – Servant Ministry Placement

There is a place for everyone to serve in ministry! Discover your gifts and talents and find out where you can use them in the local assembly during this special 6 week series. This class is open to all members.

Nursery

On Sunday nights & Wednesday nights the Nursery is open for ages 6 weeks to age 3. On Sunday mornings, ages 6 weeks to age 2 meet in the Nursery and ages 2 & 3 meet in their Sunday School room for Spectacular Sunday School.

Eastview Children’s Ministryfacebook

Children’s Pastor: Conlen Jones

We believe we are divinely called to minister to children. Children were important to Christ, so that makes them important to us. At Eastview Children’s Ministry we don’t babysit- we minister to every child! From the moment children arrive at an ECM event or service, it’s all about them! ECM is an exciting and vibrant place where children are encouraged and taught the word of God. All classes are filled with fun, interactive learning opportunities. We also hold a Vacation Bible School each summer during the month of July and we host Kidz Crusades throughout the year.

Children age 4-11 can enjoy:

      • Spectacular Sunday School, held on Sunday mornings at 10:00 AM and a free breakfast that is served from 9:00 AM until 9:45AM in the Children’s Center.
      • WOW! Kid’s Church is held on Wednesday nights at 7PM.
      • Tweens Ministry (aka Pulse for ages 10 & 11) meet Sunday Mornings at 10 AM and Wednesday nights at 7PM in their classroom.

Make sure to like us on Facebook to keep up to date with what’s happening in this exciting ministry! ECM ON FACEBOOK

Day Three Youth Ministryfacebook

Youth Pastor: Ethan Castleberry

At D3YM there are plenty of ways to connect with God, your peers, and the community. D3YM is a servant minded ministry aimed at helping teens & young adults find true purpose and meaning in life.

D3YM meet on Sunday mornings in the main auditorium and are dismissed to their classes after praise and worship. On Wednesday Nights they meet at 7PM in the youth building. On Sunday nights they meet in the main auditorium.

For more about D3YM visit their website at Day3YouthMinstries.com facebook page Day Three Youth Ministries.

College & Career Ministry / Young Adults facebook

Student Pastor: Kelly Havard

The College & Career Ministry is a dynamic and versatile group of young adults who desire to keep Jesus at the center of their lives. With classes meeting regularly on Wednesday nights at 7PM and Sunday Mornings at 10 AM, and plenty of social activities and volunteer opportunities, young adults are sure to find a place to belong.

Single Adult Ministry facebook

Directors: Cheryl Carter

Eastview is blessed to have an incredible Single Adult Ministry. Find friends for life, support and encouragement from those who have been there,and top it off with loads of F-U-N and you have only scratched the surface of Eastview Singles Ministry. Come hang out with this amazing group… you’ll never be the same!
 
Young Marrieds’ Class
 
Directors: Kelly & Wendy Havard
 
The Young Marrieds’ Class is for married couples who have been married less than 10 years. They meet on Wednesday nights.
 

Married Couples

Directors: Brian & Kim Hughes

Regular fellowship events are held for couples and families. Watch the weekly bulletin and monthly calendars for events and outings for this group.

 

Nifty Fifties

Directors: Leon and Elwanda Stricklen
 

Nifty Fifties is a fellowship group for members age 50 and above. Watch the weekly bulletin and monthly calendars for events and outings for this group.

Ladies Ministry

Co-Directors: Brandy Nabors & Mamie Boulware

Eastview Ladies Ministry serves the needs of not only the women of our church, but the needs of women in our community. In addition to hosting showers, preparing food for special events, and mailing a monthly newsletter, meetings are also held each quarter as a time for fellowship for all the women in the church.

Eastview Ladies have a powerful prayer ministry. Ladies Prayer is held each Tuesday at 10 AM.

 

Men’s Ministry

Director: Kevin Porter

Men reaching men. Our goal is as a group to develop men as the spiritual leaders of their home and church by encouraging prayer and the study of God’s word. Our purpose is to reach out to men bringing them together through fellowship and special events.

The Stepping Up Men’s Series began at a incredible Men’s Retreat in January 2016. Regular get togethers to continue this series are planned to continue through this year.

Watch the bulletin and church calendar for announcements about men’s events.

 

Bus Ministry

Director: Jerry & Patsy Shaw

Eastview has been steadily reaching Lufkin to spread the gospel of Christ and the Lord has greatly used our Bus Ministry to bring in souls to the Kingdom. Children, young people and adults have found their life changed because of this fantastic ministry.

 

Music Ministry

Music Director: Kinsey Colegrove

Worship Leader: Kevin Porter

Band Leader: Joseph Stotts

Music Secretary: Vickie Graeber

The Music Ministry, which sets the tone for worship services and provides music for special events, includes the Adult Praise and Worship Team and Youth Praise and Worship Team.

Media Missions

Audio & Lighting Director: Jonathan Graeber

Media Director: Vickie Graeber

Video Director: Brian Hughes

Live Video Stream: John Riley

Duplication & Promotions:

The Media Missions Ministry strives to enhance the worship experience of members and guests and to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ with excellence. We also aim to equip others for this purpose through the use of all media formats. If you are unable to attend any of our services, check out our live webcast which is seen around the world by selecting the Media tab on the main menu.

 

Bible Study

Coordinator: Rev. Rick Martin

Eastview is on a mission to fulfill the great commission. We are endeavoring to reach our world with the gospel of Christ and it is our desire to do all we can to reach our community.

If you are would like to schedule a Bible Study, give us a call! We’re happy to share the Good News!!
 
 
Global Missions
Director: Sarah Barnhill
 
In striving to fulfill the great commission, Eastview gives financially to Global Missions in the UPCI to help further the kingdom in the US and around the world. We also take annual missions trips.
 
Helping Hearts facebook
Director: Kathy Burr, RN
 
Weekly groups/classes are available to offer Christian support, education and fellowship for those overcoming loss and grief. The group/class is open to anyone in our community and is offered free of charge. Check out Helping Heart’s Facebook page for encouraging posts and current group/class info by clicking on the Facebook icon above.
 
Prayer Ministry
Director: Rev. Rick Martin
Prayer is a vital part of the Christian’s life. We encourage our memebers to have a time of personal prayer and devotion each day.
Monthly Church-Wide Prayer Meetings are held on the second Monday of each Month. Watch the bulletin and church calendar for announcements from the Prayer Ministry.
If you would like to be a part of our Prayer Team, contact Rev. Rick Martin.
If you would like to submit a prayer request click the following link: SUBMIT A PRAYER REQUEST.