What is Happening This Week 9/12-9/15/19

  LIFT 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 during Worship The Wesleyan Choir will perform “Covenant Prayer” commissioned especially for this occasion. Recognition of Leanne Seabright Sunday, September 15 Noon in the Covenant Center Be sure to stop by and thank Leanne for her time at Holy Covenant. Community Mentors Training Sunday, September 15 Noon in the sanctuary You can make a difference by reading with an elementary student for just 20 … Read More

What is Happening This Week 9/5-9/8/19

  If you did not yet get a chance to sign the statement Holy Covenant will be sending to Bishop McKee, it will be available again in the sanctuary this Sunday. You may also come by the church office during the week to add your signature.   Weekly Schedule Thursday, 5th 6:00 PM Advocates for Justice & Peace-CC210 6:30 PM ReFit-CC Saturday, 7th 9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB Sunday, 8th KICK-OFF SUNDAY 8:30 AM Blood Drive-CC 9:00 AM Sunday School for All Ages 10:30 AM WORSHIP SERVICE Sunday Highlights – September 8, Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost Acolyte: Zuri Erenberger Ushers: Randy Lasley and Cindy Baucom A/V: Cory Bowes Counters: Stephanie Knibbs and Randy Richter   This Week’s Highlights Blood Drive Sunday, September 8 8:30 to 11:30 am in the parking lot Next Week’s Highlights: LIFT Thursday, September 12 6:30 pm The next LIFT (Ladies in Fellowship Together) meeting will be Thursday, September … Read More

What is Happening This Week 8/28-9/1/19

  Welcome back! The semester has begun for Holy Covenant ECDP preschoolers, and scouts are starting up again. We welcome everyone back for a great 2019-20 school year!   Weekly Schedule Wednesday, 28th 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Adult Choir -Choir Rm Thursday, 29th 6:30 PM ReFit-CC Saturday, 31st 9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB Sunday, 1st 9:00 AM Sunday School for All Ages 10:30 AM WORSHIP SERVICE Sunday Highlights – September 1, Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost, Communion Acolyte: Alyssia Phillips Ushers: Lorrie Hammons and Debbi David A/V: Andy Baldwin Counters: Tim Shepardson and Rodney Stewart   Next Week’s Highlights Blood Drive Sunday, September 8 8:30 to 11:30 am   Coming Soon: LIFT 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 … Read More

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 … Read More

What is Happening This Week 8/15-8/18/19

  Church Vote We will have the opportunity, through August 20th, to vote on the following statement to be given to Bishop Michael McKee and the cabinet on behalf of Holy Covenant: We, the Holy Covenant community, commit to work corporately to remove all language in the Book of Discipline regarding exclusion of LGBTQ+ people. Therefore, we will host no weddings until the United Methodist Church affirms all marriages as equal. Ballots will be available on Sunday, August 18. You may drop them in the offering plate, or place in the ballot box in the narthex. Ballots and box will also be available in the church office on Tuesday, August 20 between 10 am and 2 pm. Blessing of the Backpacks Sunday, August 18 Children (high school and college also, if they want) can bring their backpacks to worship to receive a blessing and something to put on their backpack … Read More

What is Happening This Week 8/9-8/11/19

Church Vote Starting Sunday, August 11 through Tuesday, August 20, we will have the opportunity to vote on the following statement to be given to Bishop Michael McKee and the cabinet on behalf of Holy Covenant: We, the Holy Covenant community, commit to work corporately to remove all language in the Book of Discipline regarding exclusion of LGBTQ+ people. Therefore, we will host no weddings until the United Methodist Church affirms all marriages as equal. Ballots will be inside the worship bulletins on Sunday, August 11 and August 18. You may drop them in the offering plate, or place in the ballot box in the narthex. During the week, the ballots and box will be available in the church office on Tuesday, August 13 through Thursday, August 15 between 10 am and 2 pm and on Tuesday, August 20 between 10 am and 2 pm.   Weekly Schedule Saturday, 10th … Read More

What is Happening This Week 7/31-8/4/19

    Breakfast for Austin Street Saturday, August 3 – Food Donations Sunday, August 4 – Food Delivery Holy Covenant is providing breakfast at the Austin Street Shelter at 6:00 am on Sunday, August 4. We will provide breakfast for 400 men, women and children at the homeless shelter. We will provide: 12 sandwiches (individually bagged) 12 pieces fruit 12 boiled eggs in shell in carton Cases of bottled water/juice boxes Snack/granola bars We will receive all food donations on Saturday, August 3 from 9 am-noon in the HCUMC kitchen. All are welcome to travel with us to Austin Street on Sunday morning at 5:15 am from the HCUMC kitchen. We will drive to Austin Street, set up and serve breakfast. We will also collect retail plastic bags for the residents to carry their food because all residents must leave the shelter at 7:00 am. For more information, contact Rick … Read More

What is Happening This Week 7/23-7/28/19

  Inaugural Dinner and Game Night Friday, July 26 6 to 9 pm in the Covenant Center We will have a Taco 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 guests wish to give for dinner. A 45th Anniversary T-shirt contest will be announced. Winners will be announced at our next family dinner on August 23rd. Parents’ Night Out Saturday, July 27 from 5 pm to 9 pm Ages Infant – 5th Grade. Reservations are required by Wednesday, July 24! Reserve a place for your child at hcumc.org. You may drop off and pick up children anytime during the designated hours. Cost is $10 per child; $25 max per family. Holy Conversation Sunday, July 28 following worship We will meet in the Covenant Center … Read More

What is Happening This Week 717-7/21/19

New Member Class July 21 – August 18 Sundays at 9:00 am Room 202 Did you recently join Holy Covenant? Thinking about joining? Just wanting to learn more about Holy Covenant or about the United Methodist church? Join Ted Ditty for this short-term class. Summer Family Labyrinth Walk Sunday, July 21 7 pm Our next quarterly Community Walk will focus on families. We want to encourage parents to come with their children (or grandchildren) to the Labyrinth Walk on July 21 at 7:00 pm. Of course, youth and adults with no children at home are also welcome. There will be special activities for the children to enhance their walk. We will all learn about how our labyrinth can be used as a tool for calming and prayer. The theme of our walk will be “What we are joyful for”. Please don’t let the heat keep you away as there is … Read More

What is Happening This Week 7/10 – 7/14/19

  Vacation Bible School in Full Swing The kids and leaders are having a great time at VBS and they are making a big difference! Already, they have collected lots of food for the Food Pantry!   Weekly Schedule Wednesday, 10th 5:30 PM Vacation Bible School Thursday, 11th 5:30 PM Vacation Bible School Saturday, 13th 9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB 5:00 PM Harvey’s Kids-CC Gym Sunday, 14th 9:00 AM Sunday School for All Ages 10:30 AM WORSHIP SERVICE Sunday Highlights – July 14, Fifth Sunday After Pentecost Acolyte: Eric Baumgardner Ushers: Cindy Baucom and Randy Lasley A/V: Cory Bowes Counters: Randall Richter and Stephanie Knibbs   Next Week’s Highlights New Member Class July 21 – August 18 Sundays at 9:00 am Room 202 Did you recently join Holy Covenant? Thinking about joining? Just wanting to learn more about Holy Covenant or about the United Methodist church? Join Ted Ditty for this short-term … Read More