Connecting With Our Local Community

Ministries, Events and Activities happening within our own local community



Join us Sunday mornings as Pastor Dan Bohyer talks about Freedom.   On Sunday, September 17th Pastor Dan will will start a new series called “I Am Free”.  As we continue into the fall Pastor Dan Bohyer will share how to have Freedom in Christ.   Please join us on Sundays at 10:15 am.  Come and grow in Christ.    
Saturday, September 16th – 9 am – 11 am
Everyone is invited to come Pray in and around our Church building.  Prayer will take place in different locations of the building through out the morning.  A light breakfast will be provided.  Pray for as long as you would like during the two hour time frame.  Lets come together and lift our church in prayer.  Any questions please contact one of our Deaconesses. 
 Sunday, November 12th at 9am
Everyone is invited to come pack shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child or pack one at home with your family.  Bring it to GEC and we will make sure your shoebox gets shipped out.  Our Goal this year is 300 shoe boxes!  We are still in need of school supplies and hygiene items as well as small toys to go in the boxes.  If you would prefer to donate to help cover shipping costs please make your donation out to GEC and give it to the church office.  Any questions please contact Lisa Erb at Thank you. 
Our church directory is now available on-line.  The church office can provide you the password.  Once you have the password,click here  to pull up the directory. If you would like to access the online directory from your own computer or device go to You will create a login using the email that is provided in the church directory and then make up your own unique password. Once you confirm your email you will be able to access the directory from your computer.  You can also load the directory to your mobile device by going to the app store and downloading  the “Instant church directory” app.  You will need your email address that is in the church directory in order to access the directory  from your mobile device.  If you have any questions please contact the church office.
the-story_001 THE STORY
The redemptive message of God (the Good News of Jesus Christ!) is the news that informs all other good news or bad news we hear each day. While there is temptation to reduce the Gospel message to a few bullet points, historically the Great Commission has advanced from everyday Christians knowing, living, and sharing the beauty of the Gospel within the context of their everyday lives. In response, Spread Truth is committed to putting forth the centrality of the Gospel message with an unyielding submission to the inerrancy, infallibility, sufficiency, and beauty of the Bible’s redemptive storyline for everyday Christians. Please Read The Story to help understand how it all began and how it will never end. Then share it with your family and friends.
prayer-band-ministry-_001 PRAYER BAND MINISTRY
If you would like to submit a prayer request click here “Prayer Band”. GEC has created a prayer band which is a group of people to assist in praying over individual prayer requests. These requests will be prayed over daily for 30 days. People can resubmit if they need continued prayer after the thirty days.  Be reassured these requests are kept confidental and will be prayed over by a group of individuals in our church. If you are interested in being part of the “Prayer Band” and would like to pray for the needs that come in please contact Dawn Simon at
If you are interested in learning english as a second langauge GEC is now offering classes. Please contact Ellie Bach (224) 489-1255 for more details.
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Connecting With Our Global Community

Ministries, Events and Activities happening around the world

Leadership Vistas International Ministries

Pastor Dave Bohyer is excited to be serving part-time with Leadership Vistas in Africa!  He has been involved in helping train pastors from Rwanda, Congo, Uganda, Kenya, & Burundi since 2005.  His wife Jan also has served with women’s conferences alongside Dave.  The Kingdom of God is exploding in Central Africa, but the crying need is for trained leadership. 

dare to care– Sept. 2017 news letter

Click here for more information about this ministry.


missions GEC Missionaries

We have several missionaries that we support. Please click on the link below to read and find out more about our missionaries.

GEC supported Missionaries