What is Happening This Week 1/23 – 1/29/17


holy covenant united methodist church

What is Happening This Week

1/23 – 1/29/17


Dear Church,

This week, Holy Covenant’s Preschool is offering and Open House. Contact ECDP Director Beth McClure [email protected] to tour the school Monday through Thursday this week between 9 and 11 am and bring your child to enjoy the Under the Sea activities.  Come check it out!

Holy Covenant is hosting a Parents’ Night Out Friday, January 27th from 

6 to 9 pm in the Covenant Center for Ages Infant – 5th Grade. Reservations are required by noon on Wednesday, January 25th! Reserve a place for your child at www.hcumc.org. You may drop off and pick up children anytime during the designated hours. The cost is $6 per child; $15 max per same family.

We will provide breakfast for the homeless at the Austin Street shelter at 5 am on Sunday, January 29th All are welcome to travel to Austin Street Sunday morning at 4:15 am from Holy Covenant. We’ll carpool to Austin Street, set up and serve breakfast. Call Lee Shore 214-675-1024 with any questions. We will bring breakfast for 400 men, women and children. We will receive all food donations on Saturday morning, January 28th from 9 am-noon in the HCUMC Kitchen.

Please bring: 

12 Sandwiches (in sandwich bags)

12 Pieces of fruit

12 Boiled eggs in shell in carton

case bottles water/ juice box

Snack/granola bars

We will also collect plastic bags for the residents to carry their food because all residents must leave the shelter at 6:00 am.

The HCUMC Advocates for Peace and Justice will present Who Is Our Neighbor?: “It’s YOUR Texas Legislature” Sunday, January 29th, at 9:45am in the sanctuary. Featuring our own Skip Trimble, an attorney who has worked with the legislature for more than 25 years. Please plan to join us in learning how we can be more effective in making our voices heard by our state representatives. Time will be allowed for questions, all are welcome. 



Pastor Carol

Coming Soon!

Disciple II Study

Rev. Carol Sparks

will begin a

Disciple II study on Sunday, Feb 12 at

4 pm in Room 113. Please sign up in

the narthex if you

are interested. If Sundays at 4 is not

 a good time for you, please sign up

anyway and note

what day and time would be better for you.


Chili Cook-Off & Talent Show

Holy Covenant will host a Chili/Soup Cook-Off and

Talent Show on Saturday, February 25 beginning at 5 pm. Sign up in the narthex to enter your soup or chili in the competition! Let Rev. Debbie Chapman [email protected] know if you have a talent to share. Plan to participate and attend this fun evening with something for everyone!

Weekly Schedule


Monday, 23rd

Under the Sea Open House

10:00 AM New Handbell Choir-sanctuary

Tuesday, 24th

Under the Sea Open House

Wednesday, 25th 

Under the Sea Open House 

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

6:30 PM Al-Anon-CC215

6:30 PM Covenant Carillons-sanctuary

6:30 PM ESL-EB202

7:30 PM Adult Choir -Choir Rm

Thursday, 26th

Under the Sea Open House 

6:00 PM ReFit-CC

Friday, 27th

12:00 PM Heather Mincieli Yoga-EB201-5

6:00 PM Parents Night Out-CC

Saturday, 28th

8:00 AM BSA Pack 900 Pinewood Derby-CC

9:00 AM Austin Street Food Collection-kitchen

9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB

Sunday, 29th


9:45 AM Sunday School for All Ages

9:45 AM Who is Our Neighbor: It’s Your Texas Legislature-sanctuary

12:15 PM Covenant Cafe-CC

12:45 PM Elementary Singers-EB207

12:45 PM Preschool Singers-Sanctuary A

12:45 PM UMYF: EB201-205

4:00 PM The Remnant-EB201-5

Sunday Highlights:  January 29, Living the Life You Want, Week One: What is Want?

Sermon Text: Matthew 5:1-12

Sermon Title: Preparing for New Life


8:30 Pat Underhill

11:00 Marilyn Paa and Sage Carter


Andrea Millaway and Rodney Stewart

Next Week’s Highlights


Leadership Training for the 2017 Ad Council – Saturday, February 4 from 9 am to 3 pm in the sanctuary.

-Children’s Sabbath Our children lead us in worship – Sunday, February 5.


Rev. Carol Sparks         [email protected]

Rev. Debbie Chapman  [email protected]

Rev. Bill Mauldin            [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