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The Early Church House Ministries  International, TECHM International, Inc.


Mission Statement


The Early Church House Ministries, TECHM International, Inc. and its global ministries and subsidiaries are an apostolic membership association of churches, outreach ministries, and bible schools.  We are committed to educating ministers and fulfilling the great Christian commission of church planting to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ. In addition, as followers of the ministry of Jesus Christ, we are obligated to combating poverty through the organization of global outreach projects which will provide better living conditions for the poor, disadvantaged, and indigent.



The History of The Early Church House Ministries, TECHM International, Inc.

       Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52403, United States of America      


                                                                                       (Its Subsidiaries)                                                                                                                                     

 TECHM International Ministries and Churches Affiliation,  

TECHM International Ministries and Churches Affiliation Leadership Cabinet, 

                                                                                   TECHM House Ministry                                                                                                          

 TECHM Global Evangelism and Outreach Ministries International,  

TECHM Christ Global Bible Schools Affiliation, USA


The Early Church House Ministries began as a vision from God to Seer, Apostle- Prophetess Dr. Carolyn H. Engledow,  Founder and Chief of Staffs.  He told her to take her church back to the basic standards of the early church in Acts 4:32 and Acts 2:43-48 where they had all things common.  Then he told her to name it The Early Church House Ministries. On September 10, 2005 she began her church in the front yard of her Clearlake, California home with the founders, the late Mother Hattie L. Hendrix, Minister Dr. Mitchell  L. Hendrix,  Minister Kristyn Hendrix,  Prophetess Sharmaletha Hendrix, Deacon Kenneth Engledow, and three children.

Eventually, they started having weekly worship services, a street corner  Soapbox Evangelism Ministry, Summer Free Barbecue and Christian Karaoke Jam Sessions,  Fish N Loaves Free Meal Ministries, and Dorcas Free Clothes Ministry in the Best Western Hotel and at her business, Carol’s Errand Service.  Then her mother became ill and bedridden, so she had to close her business and care for her mother.  But she continued to minister to the public. God caused people to call her and ask that she pick up furniture and clothing to give to the poor.  Sometimes they brought the goods to her.  Her weekly biblical studies were conducted in her home.

In 2006, God told her that she would be planting churches around the world.  She did not understand the vision then.  She shrugged her shoulders and kept on doing what she was doing at that time in the ministry.  She felt that most churches in America would not accept her as a covering because she did not have a college degree in theology.  So she did not know what to do or how to begin.  She had heard a prophecy 20 years before about her ministering international.  But she did not know if the vision was from God.  God told her about it again in 2007.  But again she was not sure the vision was from God and she did not know how it would come to pass.  She was still troubled about the vision.

In 2007, she moved to Urbana, Iowa and she continued caring for her mother and ministering to the needs of the public.  Finally, her mother died in her arms on July 30, 2008.  She grieved but continued doing God’s will.  In June 2009, She moved to Cedar Rapids, Iowa and began ministering to the public from her home through telephone counseling, door to door deliverance and exorcisms, a Fish N Loaves Feeding Ministry, and a neighborhood children ministry.

 She starting meeting with the public at a museum near her home in 2009 where she held weekly children ministries, arts and crafts classes, feeding ministries and biblical studies.  The community was overcrowded and she wondered why nobody hardly came to the free meal ministry and bible studies. God told her it was because she was in the wrong place of ministry.  So she repented and said God lead me to where you want me to be….Lead me God….and she went home and waited for the move of God.

She was in an online ministers website group where she met a minister and talked with him about planting her ministry in his country through his church in Ifo, Ogun State, Nigeria.  God opened the door to her international ministry on July 28, 2010, when she licensed the first 22 ministers from that church under the covering of The Early Church House Ministries International, TECHM International.  The church planting vision God gave her came to pass.  Today it is still growing in leaps and bounds in Nigeria and around the world.   TECHM Nigeria is a product of the vision God gave her.

Afterward, she connected with ministers in India, Kenya, and Uganda and the ministries God added unto TECHM  around the globe.  In 2012, she established The Early Church House Ministries International Ministries and Churches Affiliation, TECHM International Ministries and Churches Affiliation, so we would know it is not just her ministry, but a vision that God has ordained for all of the ministers of TECHM those unaffiliated with TECHM to know that it is not just her vision or her ministry but a ministry that God has called us all to one accord, where we all have all things common. Acts 2:43-48, Acts 4:32.  We are one in TECHM, in the faith, in Christ, and in all things that the Lord is calling us forth into. There are no me’s and I’s….just oneness in Christ Jesus….and global evangelism.

And today God has caused TECHM to be planted by over 2,000 faithful ministers and approximately 2,500 ministries and churches, one radio station, one television station which is on satellite in over 68 countries of Asia and throughout the eastern and western hemisphere.  Our ministries are planted and flourishing in 72 countries throughout 6 continents through the Grace and Glory of God....which we have in Jesus Christ and the work of the Holy Spirit.


God is raising up TECHM International Ministries and Churches Affiliation for his glory. Apostle Prophetess Engledow is still humble. Though our ministry expanded globally we are still based out of humble beginnings.  Our international headquarters is still from a small house ministry of 6 founders in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. On December 22, 2016, The Early Church House Ministries, TECHM International was incorporated by the State of Iowa. In January 2017 our organization was registered with Gospel Ministers and Churches International as an independent church with 501c(3) Group Exemption.


It was prophesied to Apostle Prophetess Engledow 25 years ago  that she would have a ministry of “Simplicity.”  Though The Early Church House Ministries International Ministries and Churches Affiliation, TECHM International Ministries and Churches Affiliation, is growing tremendously in Asia, Africa, South America, Europe, North America, and Australia….it still shadows the humility of its visionary. Amen.

       


Tenets of  Faith


1. The Scriptures Inspired: The scriptures both Old and New Testaments, are the inspired and infallible revelation of God to man and the authority of faith and conduct. This assembly accepts the Bible as the revealed will of God, as the all-sufficient rule of faith and practice, and for the purpose of maintaining general unity of our statements of faith.

2. The One True God: The one true God has revealed Himself as the “I Am,” the Creator and Redeemer of mankind.

3.The Deity of Jesus: The Lord Jesus Christ is the eternal Son of God. The Scriptures declare His virgin birth, His sinless life, His miracles, death, resurrection, and ascension to the right hand of the Father.

4. The Fall of Man: Man was created upright and good, however, man voluntarily transgressed and fell, and thereby, is spiritually dead and separated from God.

5. The Salvation of Man: Mans only hope is through the shed blood of Jesus Christ. Salvation is by faith through grace and demonstrated in repentance.

6. Ordinances of the Church: Water Baptism in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit and by full immersion; and Holy Communion (The Lords Supper), consisting of the Body and Blood, represented in the bread and the fruit of the vine. The Baptism of the Holy Spirit: According to Acts 1:8 and Acts 2:4, with the signs of speaking with other tongues and the gifts and fruit of the Spirit.

7. Sanctification: The act of separation from that which is evil and dedication unto God.

 8. The Church and Its Mission: The church is the representative of Jesus on earth and is to carry out the Great Commission.

9. The Ministry: A divinely called and scripturally ordained minister has been provided by God to lead the church in evangelism, worship. Building the body, and general leadership of the church.

10. Divine Healing: Is provided for today by the scriptures and included in the atonement for our sins.

11. The Blessed Hope and Millennial Reign: The resurrection of the just is the blessed hope of the Body of Christ.

12. The Second Coming of Christ: Includes the rapture and a return to earth by Christ with His saints for a thousand-year reign.

13. Final Judgment: there will be a final judgment at which all men will appear for judgment.

14. The New Heaven and Earth: All of God’s children will live and reign forever in a new heaven and a new earth.

FOR A LIST OF THE ARTICLES OF AFFILIATION 
CLICK ON TECHM ARTICLES OF AFFILIATION 
(ON THE HOME PAGE SIDEBAR)

At the moment we need Christian Officials who are filled and led by the Holy Spirit to serve as TECHM Officials throughout
 Europe, Asia, Oceania, South America, and 
some parts of Africa.

For now, our global officials minister by faith, until God supplies us with the funds to fulfill our mission of Global Evangelism, Church Planting, and Humanitarian Aid Projects.

God has begun working on this vision.
The Early Church House Ministries International
Application For Church and/or Ministerial Affiliation
Covering

Info for Five-fold Christian Evangelists, Ministers, Teachers, Preachers, Reverends

First Application:
Name_____________________________________________
Address________________________________________
Phone Number_________________________________
Have you been trained in the ministry?____________
Where? Church Name and City/Address:______________________________ 
Marital Status:_________________
Ministry Training: __________________________
Bible Seminary or Christian Education: _________________________________________

 
 Christian Pastor, Bishop, Apostle References:
Name:_______________________ 
Phone Number:______________________________
Address:____________________________________
Name:_______________________ 
Phone Number:______________________________
Address:____________________________________
Church Name:____________________________
Church Contact Information
__________________________________________
Email:__________________________________





Complete this Application of Affiliation if you Pastor or Co-Pastor a church or one or more Christian
churches. Bishops, Apostles, and Prophets should complete this  Affiliation Application.

Name_____________________________________________
Address________________________________________
Phone Number________________________________
Email Address_______________________________
Marital Status ______________________
College or University Degrees:
__________________________________________________________
________________________
Your Professional Career:______________________________________
________________________________________________
Have you been trained in the ministry?____________ 

Church Name:
______________________________________________________

Address:
_____________________________________________

Church Phone: ________________Pastor’s Phone: _________________________

Email Address:___________________________
Website:_____________________________
Pastor: ___________________________________________________

Is Your Church Chartered: __________ Is Your Church Incorporated:
Does Your Church Have?
Trustees _______
A Constitution and By-Laws _______
A Church Board _______
Identification Number _______(if yes please list)________________________

Is your church approved to operate by your local authorities yes _____
 no____
Government authorities yes ______ no ______

 Christian Pastor, Bishop, Apostle References:
Name:_______________________ 
Phone Number:______________________________
Address:____________________________________
Name:_______________________ 
Phone Number:______________________________
Address:____________________________________
Church Name:____________________________
Church Contact Information
__________________________________________
Email:__________________________________



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