What is Happening This Week 4/17 – 4/23/2017


holy covenant united methodist church

What is Happening This Week

4/17 – 4/23/2017


Dear Church,


The Ladies In Fellowship Together (LIFT) will meet this Thursday, April 20 at 6:30 pmat the home of Rhonda King. Go to hcumc.org for more information. Bring a snack or covered dish to share. We will enjoy food, fellowship and a short devotional. If you do not have time to prepare a dish, please come anyway! 



Pastor Carol


Weekly Schedule


Monday, April 17th

7:00 PM Ad Council-EB201-5

Tuesday, 18th

6:30 PM Stephen Ministry-CC213

Wednesday, 19th

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, 20th

6:00 PM ReFit-CC

6:30 PM Ladies in Fellowship Together-Rhonda King’s home

Friday, 21st

11:00 AM Heather Mincieli Yoga-EB201-5

Saturday, 22nd

9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB

Sunday, 23rd


8:30 AM Confirmation-EB201-205

9:45 AM Sunday School for All Ages

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 Disciple II-CC211

4:00 PM The Remnant-EB201-5

Sunday Highlights:  April 23, Second Sunday of Easter

Sermon Text: John 20:19-31

Sermon Title: “Peace be with you”


8:30 Jonathan Mundell

11:00 Barrett Carter



8:30 Paul and Pam Duddleston

11:00 Rusty and Jill Yull


Helma Gentry and John McLaughlin


Next Week’s Highlights:

Secure Document Shredding

Saturday, April 29

10:30 am to 2 pm

Holy Covenant parking lot 

Sponsored by Holy Covenant’s Green Team.

Open to the public. Protect your identity while

supporting Holy Covenant. Watch your documents being shredded on site with the utmost security. $5 per copy paper sized box. Invite your friends and family to bring their sensitive documents to be shredded. Shredding will be done by Secure On Sire Shredding Inc. Visit secureonsiteshredding.com for more information about the company.


Feeding the Homeless

Holy Covenant is scheduled to feed the homeless at Austin Street Shelter Sunday, April 30 at 5 am. If you can donate, please drop-off the following Saturday, April 29 between 9:00 a.m. and Noon in the Covenant Center kitchen:

-12 sandwiches (of any type, individually wrapped)

-12 pieces of fruit

-12 hard-boiled eggs (still in the shell) 

Donations of juice packs or bottled water are also appreciated.

Contact Lee Shore [email protected]

if you have any questions or need additional information.  


Family Game Night

Sunday, April 30

4 to 6 pm

Covenant Center

We will have tables set up for games and food and you bring the fun! Bring a snack or a beverage to share as well as your favorite board games or gym-appropriate games.

Coming Soon:


The Junktique is coming soon and the Spiritual Journeymen request your new and gently-used treasures for this annual event being held May 6 from 7:30am-3:30pm. Your donated items will be sold from our parking lot and the monies raised will go toward local and global good works. There are plenty of volunteer opportunities before and on the day of the sale. Please sign up in the narthex or see a Journeyman for details on how to get involved.junktique

We will begin accepting donations at the Covenant Center on Thursday, May 4 and Friday, May 5. We are looking for sellable, unbroken items that you may not need, want, or have the space to store any longer: items including furniture and accessories, tools, clothing, kitchen gadgets, knick-knacks, decorations, books, etc.

Items that cannot be accepted include: CRT monitors and TVs (non-flat screen), computers, printers, mattresses/box springs, dirty or stained items, non-working items, hazardous materials/paint, and tires.

If you have items too large to get to the Covenant Center on your own, please contact Lee Shore at[email protected] 214-675-1024 by May 4th and we will send a truck.


Rev. Carol Sparks         [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