What is Happening This Week 11/13-11/17/19

LIFT (Ladies In Fellowship Together)
Thursday, November 14
6:30 to 8:00 pm
The monthly LIFT meeting will be at the home of Rhonda King. Go to L.I.F.T. 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 join us anyway – we want you with us! Come join us for this time of fellowship!

Angel Tree Launch Party
Sunday, November 17
Noon in the Covenant Center
We will meet right after worship and will share a light lunch.

Please bring:
-Smiles
-Scissors
-Hole punches
-Markers
-Ribbon
-Any extra tree ornaments you may not be using for the tree after the angels are removed.

Please contact Donna Johnson or Linda Hill with questions.

 

Weekly Schedule

Wednesday, 13th
6:30 PM Covenant Carillons-sanctuary
7:30 PM Adult Choir -Choir Rm
Thursday, 14th
12:00 PM 4H-CC211, EB202
1:30 PM ECDP Chapel-sanctuary
6:15 PM Covenant Carillons-sanctuary
6:30 PM Ladies In Fellowship Together-Home of Rhonda King
6:30 PM ReFit-CC
Saturday, 16th
9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB
10:00 AM Cantata Rehearsal-sanctuary
Sunday, 17th
9:00 AM Sunday School for All Ages
10:30 AM WORSHIP SERVICE
12:00 PM Angel Tree Launch Party-CC
12:15 PM UMYF: EB201-205

Sunday Highlights – November 17, Twenty-third Sunday After Pentecost
Acolyte:
Grayson Valcourt

A/V:
Ted Ditty

Ushers:
Lindsay Duszik

Have you turned in your pledge for 2020?
You may bring your pledge card to the church office, mail it in, place it in the offering plate on Sunday, or email Christine Perry to indicate what your pledge to Holy Covenant will be for 2020. Thank you for helping us plan our ministry budget for the coming year!

 

Next Week’s Highlights:
ECDP Thanksgiving Feasts
Wednesday, November 20 and Thursday, November 21
11:30 am in the Covenant Center
The Feasts are a great way to see the impact our preschool has on the community, to see the many people who benefit from our preschool’s ministry. Families gather together in the gym with their child’s class and eat a Thanksgiving Feast together after our students do a Thanksgiving poem and lead us in prayer.

Dinner & Game Night
Friday, November 22
6 – 9 pm in the Covenant Center
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 holycovenantunity@gmail.com with any questions.

Advent Study

The New Beginnings class will begin studying Adam Hamilton’s Not a Silent Night on November 24. Join us Sunday mornings at 9 am in Room 213!

 

Sign Up Now!
Community Mentors Needed (formerly SALT program)
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.

 

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 bible.com. Go to plans and search The One Year Chronological Bible.
3. You can listen to The One Year Chronological Bible at Audiobook 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 at 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.

Support Holy Covenant While You Shop
You can support Holy Covenant while you shop. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to your favorite charitable organization. To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile. Select Holy Covenant United Methodist Church to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.

 

Highlights Outside Holy Covenant:
Oak Lawn UMC Overnight Shelter

Oak Lawn UMC opens their overnight shelter when the temps are: 36 wet (with 20% precipitation) or 32 dry (without precipitation).

If you’re interested in being part of the effort, please email Pat Jones. Donations are always needed as well: blankets, jackets, underwear, socks, breakfast, dinner and of course, volunteer time! Oak Lawn UMC has also created an Amazon Wish List.