What is Happening This Week 10/5 – 10/11/15


holy covenant united methodist church

What is Happening This Week

10/5 – 10/11/15

Fall leaves

Hello Church!

This Friday, October 9th and Saturday, October 10th, we will finish our Lend a Hand/Lend a Hammer project. Volunteers have been working hard to help our neighbors in need.


This Sunday morning we will celebrate our children during worship for Children’s Sabbath. Sunday afternoon, we will celebrate our loyal companions at a Blessing of the Animals service at 4 pm in the Labyrinth on the east side of the church.                


Join us!

Pastor Carol

Annual Dinner & Auction!!

When: Saturday, October 24 starting at 5:30

Where: Holy Covenant UMC

Why: To raise funds for the local and global ministries of the United Methodist Church. And to have a fun-filled evening!

Details: For answers to all the questions you may have about the event, go to www.hcumc.org.  If you need any other information, please talk to a member of the Auction Committee after each service at the auction table in the church foyer.


Weekly Schedule:

Monday, 5h

7:00 AM Breakfast Club-CC113

Tuesday, 6th

6:30 PM Children’s Ministry-EB206

7:00 PM Reconciling Team-CC211

Wednesday, 7th

6:30 AM Spiritual Journeymen Breakfast-Mom’s Cafe

6:30 PM Al-Anon-CC215

6:30 PM Children’s Choir-EB207

6:30 PM Covenant Carillons-sanctuary

6:30 PM ESL-EB202

7:30 PM Adult Choir -Choir Rm

Thursday, 8th

1:30 PM ECDP Chapel-sanctuary

6:30 PM  Ladies in Fellowship Together-Cindy Baucom’s home
6:30 PM  Missions Committee: CC113

Friday, 9th

9:00 AM Lend a Hand/Lend a Hammer

Saturday, 10th

9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB

9:00 AM Lend a Hand/Lend a Hammer

8:00 AM Spiritual Journeymen Mtg & Breakfast-CC113

5:00 PM Harvey’s Kids-CC Gym

Sunday, 11th 


9:45 AM Sunday School for All Ages

Children’s Sabbath

2:00 PM Joyful Noise Handbells-sanctuary

4:00 PM Blessing of the Animals-Labyrinth

5:30 PM Walk with Intention – Labyrinth


Sunday Highlights:  October 11, Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, Children’s Sabbath


Sermon text: 1 Samuel 1:4-20

Sermon title: What if every child was considered a gift from God?


Lay Readers:

8:30   Paul Chapman

11:00 Mark Roberts



8:30   Pat and Byrne Underhill

11:00 Mark and Donna Roberts



Dave Hill and John McLaughlin

Next Week’s Highlights 

-Parents’ Night Out- Friday, October 16 from 6 to 9 pm in the Covenant Center

Ages Infant – 5th Grade. Reservations are required at www.hcumc.org by noon on Wednesday, October 14th! You may drop off and pick up children anytime during the designated hours. $6 per child; $15 max per same family. 

-Choir Work Day-Saturday, October 18

Come join the choir for the Christmas Cantata.  Meet us in the choir room from 9 am to noon as we rehearse.


Rev. Carol Sparks         [email protected]

Rev. Debbie Chapman  [email protected]

For more information on the events and activities listed above or for a full church calendar, click here to access our Holy Covenant UMC website www.hcumc.org