What is Happening This Week 8/22-8/25/19


Dinner & Game Night
Friday, August 23
6 to 9 pm in the Covenant Center
We will have a Potato Bar. Bring your favorite family game board, cards or dominoes. This is about fun and fellowship, getting to know our neighborhood and church family. We will have a love offering basket for any donations you wish to give for dinner.

45th Anniversary T-Shirt Contest
Are you an artist or do you just have ideas for our commemorative 45th anniversary t-shirt design contest? The design should be what Holy Covenant represents to you. Prizes for the Children’s category (ages K through 12 yrs old) will be a $25 gift card and a t-shirt in your size. Prizes for the Adult category (ages 13 and up) will be $50 and a t-shirt in your size.

Entries must be submitted by 6 pm on Friday, August 23, 2019, should be no bigger than 8 1/2″ x 11″ and should be in black and white only. Judging will be done with $. $1=1 vote. Entries will be displayed for all to see and vote at the Dinner and Game Night on August 23. Show your love and support to Holy Covenant!


Weekly Schedule

Thursday, 22nd
6:30 PM ReFit-CC
Friday, 23rd
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Dinner & Game Night-CC
Saturday, 24th
9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB
Sunday, 25th
9:00 AM Sunday School for All Ages


Sunday Highlights – August 25, Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost
Bella Schaffer-Martinez

Becky and Travis Williams

Ryan Baumgardner

Stephanie Knibbs and Rodney Stewart


Next Week’s Highlights
ECDP First Day of School
Monday, August 26


Coming Soon:
Blood Drive
Sunday, September 8
8:30 to 11:30 am

Thursday, September 12
6:30 pm
The next LIFT (Ladies in Fellowship Together) meeting will be Thursday, September 12, at 6:30 pm at the home of Joyce McCoy. 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!

45th Anniversary Celebration
Sunday, September 15

Community Mentors Training
Sunday, September 15
Noon in the sanctuary
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.


It’s Church Directory Time!
Lifetouch will be at Holy Covenant UMC on Tuesday, September 17th and Wednesday, September 18th between 2 pm and 9 pm to take family photos for the church’s new directory. Sign up here or contact Erin Shepardson with any questions.

Save the Date!
Holy Covenant’s Annual dinner and auction is set for Saturday, October 5. Come for dinner between 5:45-6:30 pm- the auction starts at 7.
The event is Holy Covenant’s largest fund-raising event and our auction chair, Melissa Beard, guarantees that it will be the most fun you will have that night!


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 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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