What is Happening This Week 12/11-12/15/19


Advocates Vigil
Wednesday, December 11
5:30 pm
The final execution for 2019 in the state of Texas will take place on December 11. The Advocates for Justice & Peace will hold a vigil for Travis Runnels at 5:30 pm in front of the Holy Covenant sign.

Thursday, December 12
6:30 pm
The monthly LIFT (Ladies in Fellowship Together) meeting will be at the home of Lois Eaton. 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!

Sunday, December 15
Holy Covenant Music Ministries invite you to a presentation of the cantata “Appalachian Winter” during worship at 10:30 am on Sunday, December 15.

Angel Tree
Return Gifts by Sunday, December 15
Please put your new, unused items in a bag and attach your angel to the outside of the bag. Bring your bagged gifts to Holy Covenant by Sunday, December 15!


Weekly Schedule

Wednesday, 11th
5:30 PM Advocates Vigil-SW corner
7:00 PM Adult Choir -Choir Rm
Thursday, 12th
12:00 PM 4H-CC211, EB202
1:30 PM ECDP Chapel-sanctuary
6:30 PM Ladies In Fellowship Together-Home of Lois Eaton
6:30 PM ReFit-CC
Friday, 13th
9:00 AM Carrollton ECPTA Meeting- CCGym
Saturday, 14th
9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB
9:00 AM GS SU405 Caroling-CC
10:30 AM Rehearsal for Cantata-sanctuary
5:00 PM Harvey’s Kids-CC Gym
5:30 PM Recital-sanctuary
Sunday, 15th
9:00 AM Sunday School for All Ages
12:15 PM UMYF: EB201-205

Sunday Highlights – December 15, Third Sunday of Advent
Adan Mays

Ted Ditty

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 Christmas Programs
Wednesday, December 18 and Thursday, December 19
9:15 am in the sanctuary

Blood Drive
Sunday, December 22
8:30 am to 12:30 pm in the parking lot
Please consider donating. One donation could save the lives of 3 people in our community!


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 through Audible.com 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 through Amazon 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.

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