What is Happening This Week 4/24 – 4/30/2017


holy covenant united methodist church

What is Happening This Week

4/24 – 4/30/2017

Austin Street 

Dear Church,

We are already gearing up for a busy weekend by making sandwiches, boiling eggs, gathering old documents and choosing our favorite games:


Secure Document Shredding

Saturday, April 29 shredder

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

brown bagHoly 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 Rick Davis [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.


Pastor Carol


Weekly Schedule


Tuesday, 25th

7:00 PM Small Groups-CC213

7:00 PM SPPR-CC215

Wednesday, 26th

9:15 AM ECDP Spring Program-sanctuary

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, 27th

9:15 AM ECDP Spring Program-sanctuary

6:00 PM ReFit-CC

Friday, 28th

11:00 AM Heather Mincieli Yoga-EB201-5

Saturday, 29th

8:00 AM North Star District Pinewood Derby-CC
9:00 AM Austin Street Food Collection-kitchen
9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB
10:30 AM Secure Shredding-parking lot

Sunday, 30th


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 Family Game Night-CC
4:00 PM The Remnant-EB201-5

Sunday Highlights:  April 30, Third Sunday of Easter

Sermon Text: Luke 24: 13-35

Sermon Title: Blind Walking


8:30 Carly Mayer

11:00 Kambria Carter


Rodney Stewart and Andrea Milaway


Next Week’s Highlights:


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 junktiqueJourneyman for details on how to get involved.

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