What is Happening This Week 8/5-8/8/21

All school-age children, please plan to attend worship this Sunday!
Pastor Cheryl will have something special for you.

Outside Sunday Worship 8:30 am
OUTSIDE WORSHIP – We gather Sundays outside by the cross at 8:30 am.   In the event of rain, worship will move inside and children will be invited to the Covenant Center for supervised play.

  10:30 am Sunday Morning Worship
In-person and Livestreamed
We hope you are joining us either in-person, or 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.     

Sunday, August 8
Scripture: Psalm 32:8
Sermon: Words of Wisdom for a New School Year

Prayers of the People
  Please keep the following people in your prayers this week:
Karen Guest; Darrell Moore; Butch Dunn; Becky Eaton; Helma Gentry’s mother; Travis Williams; Lana King; Jacquelin Solenberg; Mary Harrison; Richie Moreno; Kent Prindle; Ed Webb; Julio Velasquez and our friends at Atria Carrollton.

  Youth meet 11:30 am-1:30 pm this Sunday and will celebrate our college-bound!

  Highlight This Week    
Blessing of the Backpacks
Sunday, August 8
During worship

During worship, everyone is invited to gather your backpacks, briefcases or other tools and supplies you will be using this fall. Pastor Cheryl will offer a blessing to begin this new season.

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We are currently accepting resumes for a Director of Children’s Ministry. Details.   We are also accepting resumes for a Youth Minister. Details.
Please direct questions and resumes to Pastor Cheryl [email protected]    

Food Pantry
Pantry Hours: Tuesday-Thursday from 10-2  2nd and 4th Sundays from 12-1 pm
We accept donations on Thursdays and Saturdays from 10-12. Currently, we need: chili, hearty soups and mac & cheese.

The Missions Team thanks you for always being there to support the Food Pantry with your donations, your time, and your prayers.      

Highlight Next Week
“Immigration: The Fate of Children Who Cross the Border Alone”
Sunday, August 15
9 am In-person and Zoom
Holy Covenant’s Advocates for Justice and Peace will host this Micah Sunday presentation.   Owen Ross, Director of Church Development for the Conference will participate as a panelist as well as our own Jeff Murphy who spent time working with youth in Dallas who were waiting for placement after immigrating. Candace Valenzuela, former candidate for US Congress, will be our third panelist.  

This presentation will be in-person and livestreamed.  

If you would like to contribute to help cover the costs of our Micah Sundays, please go to hcumc.org to donate or send a check to the church office. Be sure to put “Advocates” in the note.  
Our next Advocates meeting is on August 5th at 6:00 pm on Zoom. We would love to have you join us. Please contact Lois Eaton at 214-862-8683 or [email protected] for a link to the meeting.

  CPR Training
Wednesday, August 18
12:30 pm in the Covenant Center
  Need to learn CPR? Need to renew your certification? Join us! Cost is $35 cash or $37 credit. Contact Heather Hinton [email protected] if interested.

Coming Soon!  
Churchwide Quarterly Meeting
Sunday, August 29
11:30 am to Noon
In-person and livestreamed
  We will meet virtually to share information on our various ministries and what is coming up.            

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You may send your checks to:
Holy Covenant UMC
1901 E. Peters Colony Rd.
Carrollton, TX 75007

July Regular Donations/Pledge Payments:
Goal $46,562
Final $38,000 (82%)

  August Regular Donations/Pledge Payments:
Goal $45,793
Given to Date $7,877 (17%)
Or you may submit your offering electronically through online giving.
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Donate Here. You may set up a regular pledge payment by choosing the Donation Frequency.