What is Happening This Week 7/8-7/12/20

We hope you are joining us for online worship on Facebook Live. We will be on Facebook again this Sunday at 10:30 am. If you have missed any of the services, or do not use Facebook, you may also find them on our website hcumc.org.

Invitation to Parents
Monday, July 13
2-2:45 pm via Zoom
If you have kids in 5th Grade or younger, Pastor Cheryl would like to meet with you! In this time when we can’t gather in person, she would like to talk about what that means for ministering to our children and share some ideas for going forward. If you are available, please contact Pastor Cheryl [email protected] and she will send you an invitation. If you are interested but not available at that time, please let her know that, too!  

Scripture for Sunday, July 12:
Mark 5:24b-34
Sermon Title:
Overflowing with Hope  

Prayers of the People  
Please keep the following people in your prayers this week:
Carlos Ponce and his mother who are both in the hospital. Our friends at Atria Carrollton. Those who have lost employment.   
And continued prayers for the following:
Charles Hinton; Janet Trumble; Barbara Wright; Aletha Craven; Mary Harrison; Florence Richter; Tyler Ackerman; Jojo Sain; and Mike Gilbert.  

Food Pantry
We will have another Drive Through Distribution this Sunday, July 12th. You can sign up to volunteer by going tosignupgenius.com.  

We are in need of the following food items: Green beans Soup – both hearty and regular Mac and Cheese Someone will be at the church on Thursday and Saturday from 10:00 am – noon to accept donations.   

We are also opening the Food Pantry on Thursdays from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.   
Lois Eaton 214-862-8683 [email protected]            

Drivers Needed
We need volunteers with trucks to pick up food from Metrocrest on Tuesdays.   If you can help, please contact Lois Eaton at 214-862-8683 or [email protected].  

Finances texting-girl-sm.jpg
Everyone is concerned about finances at this time, and Holy Covenant is no exception. If you typically bring your offering to worship, please consider online giving or mail your check to: Holy Covenant UMC, 1901 E. Peters Colony Rd., Carrollton, TX 75007  

June Giving:
Budgeted $34,365
FINAL $28,653  

July Giving:
Budgeted $34,365
Received to Date $4,910  

Coming Soon brown bag
Breakfast for Austin Street
Saturday, August 1
9 am to Noon
Holy Covenant is scheduled to again provide breakfast for the homeless at Austin Street Shelter. If you are able to donate food, please prepare 12 sandwiches, 12 pieces of fruit and 12 hard-boiled eggs and deliver them to Holy Covenant on Saturday, August 1st, between 9 am and noon. Bottled water and juice boxes are also appreciated.

Please drive around to the kitchen door where members of the Spiritual Journeymen will receive the donations from you. The food will be delivered Saturday afternoon and it will be served by the Austin Street staff on Sunday morning. Contact Rick Davis for more information 972-814-5325, [email protected].  

Online Giving
Go to hcumc.org, choose Donate from the menu in the right-hand corner and under Online Giving you can even set up regular giving by choosing the Donation Frequency.  Another option is to download the GivePlus app from the App Store or Google Play, choose Holy Covenant and make your contributions from your mobile device. The app is free to download and install.

Volunteers Needed
Would you like to help with our online worship? We are looking for volunteers for our worship streaming ministry. You will be asked to commit to 2 worship services per month to operate either a video switcher or a camera. Experience welcome–but not required! There will be training. Please contact Tim Shepardson at [email protected] if you are interested.    

hands_teamwork_puzzle.jpg Like Puzzles?
Are you and your family putting together jigsaw puzzles? Are you tired of doing the same ones? We have LOTS of new and gently used puzzles we would love to share with you! They are 500 piece and 1000 piece puzzles. We would be happy to drop one on your doorstep. We will even share photos for you to choose the one you want.  If you are interested, please contact Elise at [email protected].