East Memorial Christian Academy

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East Memorial Christian Academy

East Memorial Christian Academy (EMCA) is a K-12 Christian school located in unincorporated Autauga County, Alabama, near Prattville and in the Montgomery metropolitan area.[2]

According to the Montgomery Advertiser, Scott Phillips, a coach who lead the school's American football program to its first playoff at the state level in years, was fired because he and his family stopped attending the East Memorial Baptist Church, affiliated with the school.[3][4] Phillips said that his contract did not have a clause stating that he was required to go to the church.[5]


  1. ^ "Latitude and Longitude". satsig.com. Retrieved 8 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Home." East Memorial Christian Academy. Retrieved on August 3, 2013. "1320 Old Ridge Road Prattville, Alabama 36066"
  3. ^ Smith, Cameron. "Alabama state champion coach and AD fired for being a member of the wrong church." Yahoo! News. Friday August 2, 2013. Retrieved on August 3, 2013.
  4. ^ Collman, Ashley (August 3, 2013). "Champion Alabama football coach fired for attending the wrong church". Daily Mail (UK). Retrieved May 22, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Football coach loses job for not going to church at East Memorial." Montgomery Advertiser. August 1, 2013. Retrieved on August 3, 2013.

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