What is Happening This Week
Your help is needed! Holy Covenant will be hosting 3 other churches, and our new District Superintendent, at Charge Conference next Tuesday. We want to put our best foot forward so we will have a Church Clean-Up this Saturday, October 20th from 9 am to noon. We will be cleaning the sanctuary, narthex, hallways, upstairs Covenant Center classrooms and restrooms. Please come if you can push a mop or clean a handrail!
Holy Covenant will host a Parents’ Night Out this Friday, October 19, from 6 – 9 pm for ages Infant – 5th Grade. Reservations are required at hcumc.org. You may drop off and pick up children anytime during the designated hours. $10 per child; $25 max per same family.
6:00 PM CNLD-CC210
6:30 PM Al-Anon-CC215
6:30 PM Covenant Carillons-sanctuary
7:30 PM Adult Choir -Choir Rm
1:30 PM ECDP Chapel-sanctuary
6:30 PM ReFit-CC
6:00 PM Parents Night Out-CC
9:00 AM Church Clean-Up
9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB
9:00 AM Sunday School for All Ages
10:30 AM UNITY WORSHIP SERVICE
11:45 AM Covenant Cafe-EB201-5
12:00 PM Elementary Singers-EB207
12:00 PM Preschool Singers-EB202
12:00 PM UMYF: EB201-205
12:40 PM Children’s Chimes-sanctuary
Sunday Highlights – October 21, Twenty-second Sunday After Pentecost, Laity Sunday
Sherry Dunn and Randy Lasley
John McLaughlin and Jeriann Bayley
Next Week’s Highlights
Sunday, October 28
Noon to 1:30 pm
We will focus on integrating spiritual practices with an understanding of the Enneagram and discuss how to use awareness of our number for personal and spiritual growth and transformation.
Trunk or Treat
Sunday, October 28
5 -6:30 pm
We will line up and park on the north side of the parking lot between 4:30 and 5pm. We will use cars to block off the parking lot for safety and allow guests to park on the south part of the lot. We will have dinner of hot dogs and chips. We are asking that people give a little love offering to help cover some of the cost. We are accepting donations of bags of individually-wrapped candy. There will be a prize for best decorated car!
Holy Covenant is providing Breakfast at the Austin Street Shelter at 5:00 am on Sunday, November 4. We will provide breakfast for 400 men, women and children at the homeless shelter.
We will provide:
12 sandwiches (individually bagged)
12 pieces fruit
12 boiled eggs in shell in carton
Cases of bottled water/ juice boxes
We will receive all donations on Saturday, November 3 from 9am-noon in the HCUMC kitchen. All are welcome to travel with us to Austin Street Sunday morning at 5:15 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 7:00 am. For more information, contact Rick Davis 972-814-5325.
Highlights Outside Holy Covenant
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].
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