Welcome to the First Presbyterian Church of Lamar, Colo. We’re glad that you’ve stopped by to check us out.
Becoming a member of ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians
On June 16, 2012, our congregation joined a very young denomination, ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians. How we got to that place is a journey of faith and discernment.
The beginning of our story really begins with our pastor going to a gathering of Presbyterians in Minneapolis in August 2011. At this gathering the Fellowship of Presbyterians, now the Fellowship Community, was formed with the idea of like-minded individuals coming together to correct what was happening in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Out of that initial gathering it seemed that there were three groups of thought. First, there were those who were unsure about what to do. Second, there were those who liked the idea of staying in the PC(USA) and working to change the denomination. They remained the Fellowship Community. Third, there were those who thought the PC(USA) was beyond change and wanted to become apart of something else. As a way of