What is Happening This Week 7/17- 7/22/2018

Holy Covenant United Methodist Church
What is Happening This Week
7/17- 7/22/2018

Dear Church

Holy Covenant will host a Parents’ Night Out this Friday, July 20 from 6 to 9 pm in the Covenant Center for ages infant to 5th Grade. Reservations are required by Wednesday, July 18! Reserve a place for your child at hcumc.org. You may drop off and pick up children anytime during the designated hours. $10 per child and $25 max per same family.

Pastor Carol

Weekly Schedule

Tuesday, 17th
7:00 PM Ad Council-CC211

Wednesday, 18th
6:30 AM Spiritual Journeymen Breakfast-Mom’s Cafe
6:30 PM Al-Anon-CC215

Thursday, 19th
6:30 PM ReFit-CC

Friday, 20th
6:00 PM Parents Night Out-CC

Saturday, 21st
9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB
9:00 AM Sack Summer Hunger-Narthex
1:00 PM David Mays Memorial Service-sanctuary

Sunday, 22nd
9:00 AM Sunday School for All Ages
10:00 AM Summer Choir rehearsal-choir room
11:45 AM Baby Shower for Huma Solomon-CC (Huma is registered at Amazon Baby Registry and there will be a basket for a love offering)

Sunday Highlights – July 22, Ninth Sunday After Pentecost
Acolyte: Barrett Carter
A/V: Ryan Baumgardner
Counters: Rodney Stewart and Tim Shepardson

Next Week’s Highlights
CPR/AED Training
Saturday, July 28 from 9 am to Noon
$30 per person
Sign up in the narthex!

Youth Week July 23-29
July 23, Monday – Movie Night https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f4cada728a3fb6-youth6
We will be going to the Cinemark 10 Movie Theater for a 7ish movie

July 24, Tuesday – Climbing Gym www.SignUpGenius.com/go/4090F4CADA728A3FB6-youth7
(This is awaiting confirmation) Plan is to go to climb at Summit Climbing Gym 7-10pm

July 25, Wednesday – Escape Room
We will be going to Escape Room Dallas. 8 spots reserved, but we will get more if the interest is higher.

July 26, Thursday – Whirly Ball www.SignUpGenius.com/go/4090F4CADA728A3FB6-youth4
We have a court reserved for an hour of play

July 29, Sunday – Kayaking www.SignUpGenius.com/go/4090F4CADA728A3FB6-youth5
We will go on a 2 hr kayaking tour Sunday afternoon

Save the Date!
Welcome Back Sunday
September 9

Coming Soon!
Feeding the Homeless at Austin Street
Holy Covenant will provide breakfast at the Austin Street Shelter at 5:00 am on Sunday, August 5. We will provide breakfast for 400 men, women and children at the homeless shelter.
We are asking for the following donations:
-12 sandwiches (individually bagged)
-12 pieces of fruit
-12 boiled eggs in shell in carton
-Cases of bottled water/ juice boxes
-Snack/granola bars
We will receive all donations on Saturday, August 4 from 9am -noon in the HCUMC kitchen. All are welcome to travel with us to Austin Street Sunday morning at 4:15 am from the HCUMC kitchen. We will drive to Austin Street, set up and serve breakfast. We will also collect retail plastic bags for the residents to carry their food because all residents must leave the shelter at 6:00 am. For more information, contact Rick Davis 972-814-5325.

Blood Drive
Sunday, August 12
9 am to 1 pm in the Covenant Center

Save the Date!
Holy Covenant’s Annual Dinner and Auction
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Loads of details to follow!!

Highlights Outside Holy Covenant
North TX Conference Laity Event
Aldersgate UMC
Saturday, August 18
9 am to 2:15 pm
This will be an opportunity to learn more about the proposed legislation on “The Way Forward” that will be considered by the General Conference in 2019. More details and registration at Laity Event.

Depressed Anonymous
Meets Wednesdays at 6:00 pm
The Colony Emergency Hospital
4780 Hwy 121, The Colony, TX 75056
Meetings are approximately one hour and are open to any person in the area who feels they suffer from depression and wish to find a way out of “the prison of depression”. We follow a 12 STEP program, similar to that of AA, and discuss materials relating to how one can contain or escape depression. The meetings are open-ended so a person may join at any time. Send questions to [email protected].

ESL Teachers Needed
North Dallas Shared Ministries is in need of volunteers to teach adult ESL classes. Contact Randy Lasley [email protected] for more information.