What is Happening This Week 12/14 – 12/20/15


holy covenant united methodist church

What is Happening This Week

12/14 – 12/20/15


Hello Church!


This month, our Parents’ Night Out takes place at a special day and time: Saturday, December 19 from 4 to 9 pm in the Covenant Center. Drop off your children ages Infant – 5th Grade while you shop, wrap, rest, etc.! Reservations are required by noon on Wednesday, December 16th. Reserve a place for your child at  www.hcumc.org. You may drop off and pick up children anytime during the designated hours. $10 per child includes pizza dinner; $25 max per same family.


Join us!

Pastor Carol

Only ONE

Worship Service

Sunday, December 27

 at 11:00 am

Advent Conspiracy

To participate in Advent Conspiracy, you may donate at the Service Station. When you donate, a recognition card is available for you to take. These cards, designed by Katie Damm, can be given to teachers, baristas, mailmen, etc. Proceeds from Advent Conspiracy will be used here at Holy Covenant to support the ministries we do – Harvey’s Kids, ESL, Lend a Hand, SALT. They may also be used to support ministries at the global level through the United Methodist Church.


Amazon Smile

Did you know Holy Covenant is registered with Amazon Smile? When you shop with Amazon Smile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to HCUMC. Simply sign in to your Amazon account through this link to get started:



Weekly Schedule:

Monday, 14th

7:00 AM Breakfast Club

Wednesday, 16th

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

3:30 PM Peters Colony Learning Center Event-CC

6:30 PM Al-Anon-CC215

6:30 PM Covenant Carillons-sanctuary

7:30 PM Adult Choir -Choir Rm

Thursday, 17th

9:15 AM ECDP Christmas Program-sanctuary

1:30 PM ECDP Chapel-sanctuary

7:00 PM Finance-CC215

Saturday, 19th

8:30 AM Green Team Pond Cleaning

9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB

4:00 PM Parents Night Out-CC

Sunday, 20th

9:45 AM Sunday School for All Ages

12:15 PM Ad Council-CC113 

2:00 PM Joyful Noise Handbells-sanctuary

Sunday Highlights:  December 20, Fourth Sunday in Advent


Sermon Text: Luke 1:1-45

Sermon Title: Joy: Belief of the Heart



8:30   Jonathan Mundell

11:00 Darren Bowes

Lay Readers

8:30   Paul Chapman

11:00 Randy Lasley



8:30   Linda Hill and Lori Snyder

11:00 Mark and Connie McAnally



Leslie Beckmann and Dave Hill

Next Week’s Highlights      

-Christmas Eve Worship

This Christmas Eve we will have 3 opportunities to join together in worship.

Family Nativity Service at 5 pm. We ask that families with children  arrive at 4:30 pm to select costumes to be a part of this interactive candlelightworship experience.

Candlelight Service at 7:00 pm with childcare provided.

Candlelight and Communion Service at 11:00 pm when we will celebrate Holy Communion.


-ONE Worship service, Sunday, December 27 at 11:00 am. We will unite for just ONE worship service together.


Rev. Carol Sparks         [email protected]

Rev. Debbie Chapman  [email protected]

Bill Mauldin                    [email protected]

Jason Redick                 [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