Chautauqua Community Worship Service: Rev. Steve Engram
Featuring music and the spoken Word, Michael Shirtz and guest artists will provide musical leadership during the service, while the liturgy is led by the Rev. Dr. Charles Yoost, Senior Director of Religious Life & Pastoral Care.
Lakeside Chautauqua welcomes Rev. Steve Engram as Preacher of the Week from July 31-Aug. 4. He will lead the 10:30 a.m. Chautauqua Community Worship Service on Sunday, July 31 in Hoover Auditorium. His sermon, “Who is God: Jehovah,” is based on Genesis 2:4. This week’s Preacher of the Week is supported by the Donithan & Hoopes Families.
Following the opening prayer, children (ages 5-11) will proceed to Bradley Temple for Children’s Church with Chip Richter. There will be a message by Richter, songs, crafts, and refreshments to share. Children ages 6 and under are welcome if accompanied by an adult.
He will also lead Vespers by the Lake at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Steele Memorial Bandstand.
This week’s service will be live streamed. Visit lakesideohio.com/streaming to watch on the day of the service.
Engram is Senior Pastor of Desert Springs Community Church in Arizona. He is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute, Covington Theological Seminary and Liberty Seminary.
Engram was ordained in 1985 and has served in ministry at two prior churches before joining Desert Springs Community Church as Senior Pastor in 1995. During his tenure, the church has grown from 55 people to over 1,400 and has planted churches in the United States and Nicaragua. He has preached throughout the U.S. and in seven countries abroad.
For the past six years, Engram has also served as the Executive Director of the Southwest Church Connection (formerly known as the Southwest CBAmerica). The SWCC consists of 80 churches and is focused on promoting church health, congregational multiplication and leadership development throughout the region. In his role as Executive Director, Engram provides pastor coaching/mentoring and church assessments and consultations.
He and his wife, Tami, have been married over 30 years and have three adult children.
Guests are welcome to attend Sunday morning church services free of charge by requesting a complimentary Church Pass between 7:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday; valid until 1 p.m. The pass includes admission to Lakeside for guests and auto, but not access to the Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus pool.