at is Happening This Week 9/26-9/29/19

Dinner & Game Night
Friday, September 27
6:00 to 9:00 pm
Bring your family, friends and your favorite games! We will have a love offering basket for any donations guests wish to give toward dinner. Contact with any questions.

Who Is Our Neighbor?
Sunday, September 29
9:00 am in the sanctuary
The Advocates for Justice & Peace invite you for a presentation on human trafficking. Guest speaker, Daniel Bueno, is himself a former trafficker.

Celebration for Rev. Bill Mauldin
Sunday, September 29
following worship
in the Covenant Center
Please stop by and wish Bill well in his new role at Trietsch Memorial UMC.

Weekly Schedule

Thursday, 26th
6:30 PM ReFit-CC
Friday, 27th
6:00 PM Dinner & Game Night-CC
Saturday, 28th
9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB
Sunday, 29th
9:00 AM Sunday School for All Ages
9:00 AM “Who Is Our Neighbor?-Human Trafficking”-sanctuary
12:00 PM Celebration of Rev. Bill Mauldin-CC
12:15 PM UMYF: EB201-205
3:00 PM Set-up for Texas Week-CC

Sunday Highlights – September 29, Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost
Sherry Dunn and Sage Carter

Ted Ditty and Stephanie Knibbs


Next Week’s Highlights:
ECDP Texas Week
Monday, September 30 – Friday, October 3
9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Annual Dinner & Auction
Saturday, October 5
Dinner & Silent Auction begin at 5:30 pm
Live Auction begins at 7:00 pm
See below.

Dinner & Auction
Saturday, October 5
Holy Covenant’s Annual Dinner and Auction is set for Saturday, October 5. Come for dinner between 5:30-6:30 pm. The auction starts at 7. Register here.

This year, you can also pre-bid and purchase some items before the auction! Bidding will close Wednesday, October 2nd. Items purchased will either be mailed to the winners or will be available for pick-up at the church the night of the auction, October 5th.
Spread the word! The more bidders, the more funds raised for Holy Covenant! Please visit Online Bidding and share on social media.


Sign Up Now!
Community Mentors (formerly SALT) Needed
You can make a difference by reading with an elementary student for just 20 minutes a week! Sign up today in the narthex or contact Andrea Allen for more information.

CROP Hunger Walk
Saturday, October 12
8 am at Mill Valley Fellowship in Farmers Branch
Sign up in the Education Building this Sunday. Contact Rick Davis (972-814-5325) for more information.

2019: A Year in the Bible
Feel like you’ve missed the boat on reading the Bible in chronological order? Don’t! You can jump right in in any of the following ways:
1. Download the free Bible app by You Version. This link should take you to the group from Holy Covenant that are doing this reading together: Invitation.
2. You can use the link above on-line as well. If you don’t want to be connected to others you can just go to Go to plans and search The One Year Chronological Bible.
3. You can listen to The One Year Chronological Bible through or you can download the app and listen to it on your phone.
4. You can buy a The One Year Chronological Bible in book form through Amazon or download it to your Kindle or E-Reader.
5. You can use any Bible you want and follow this print out that tells you what scriptures to read each day: Reading Plan.

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Highlights Outside Holy Covenant:
Message from UMCOR Regarding Hurricane Dorian:

#HurricaneDorian’s hit to the Bahamas has been severe and we are anticipating damage and loss along the East Coast of the United States. Please know that UMCOR – United Methodist Committee On Relief is monitoring this dangerous storm closely and is in contact with the Bahamas Conference of the Methodist Church as well as partners along the East Coast.
To support relief and recovery efforts internationally, please give now to International Relief
To support relief and recovery efforts in the United States, please give now to US Relief
We ask for your prayers for all those impacted by Hurricane Dorian’s path.