What is Happening This Week 2/19-2/23/20

  Chili Cook-Off Saturday, February 22 6:00 pm in the Covenant Center Enter your best chili or soup in the competition, and vote (with $) for your favorites! If you are entering the competition, please arrive at 5:30 pm to set up. Proceeds will benefit Holy Covenant’s People In Need Fund.   Weekly Schedule Wednesday, 19th 6:30 PM Covenant Carillons-sanctuary 7:00 PM ECDP Board-CC210 7:30 PM Adult Choir -Choir Rm Thursday, 20th 1:30 PM ECDP Chapel-sanctuary 6:30 PM ReFit-CC 7:00 PM Finance-CC210 7:30 PM Trustees-CC215 Friday, 21st 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM BSA Pack 693 Blue & Gold Banquet-CC Saturday, 22nd 9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB 6:00 PM Chili Cook-Off-CC Sunday, 23rd Transfiguration Sunday 9:00 AM Sunday School for All Ages 10:30 AM WORSHIP SERVICE 12:15 PM UMYF: EB201-205 Scripture for Sunday,February 23: Exodus 24:12-18 2 Peter 1:16-21 Matthew 17:1-9 If you would like to follow daily readings, they are listed here. … Read More

What is Happening This Week 2/12-2/16-20

  Valentine Parents’ Night Out Friday, February 14 6 to 11 pm Ages Infant to 5th Grade The Girl Scouts will offer a Parents’ Night Out on Valentine’s Day evening. The girls will be working on their Babysitting badges (adults will be overseeing). Reservations are required at hcumc.org. You may drop off and pick up your child any time during the designated hours. Cost is $10 per child. Pizza will be provided. Please bring food for your child if they have dietary restrictions. New Book Study Half Truths by Adam Hamilton Starting February 16 9 am in Room 213 God Helps Those Who Help Themselves and Other Things the Bible Doesn’t Say. They are simple phrases. They sound Christian—like something you might find in the Bible. We’ve all heard these words. Maybe we’ve said them. They capture some element of truth, yet they miss the point in important ways. Join … Read More

What is Happening This Week 2/5-2/9/2020

  Apostles’ Creed Class Sunday, February 9 2:00 pm Room 211 Join Pastor Carol as she explains the origin and importance of this statement of faith.   Weekly Schedule Wednesday, 5th 6:30 PM Covenant Carillons-sanctuary 7:30 PM Adult Choir -Choir Rm Thursday, 6th 12:00 PM 4H-CC211, EB202 1:30 PM ECDP Chapel-sanctuary 6:00 PM Advocates for Justice & Peace-CC210 6:30 PM ReFit-CC Saturday, 8th 9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB 5:00 PM Harvey’s Kids-CC Gym Sunday, 9th 9:00 AM Sunday School for All Ages 10:30 AM WORSHIP SERVICE 12:15 PM UMYF: EB201-205 2:00 PM Apostles’ Creed Class-CC211 Scripture for Sunday,February 9: Isaiah 58:1-9a 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 Matthew 5:13-20 If you would like to follow daily readings, they are listed here.   Sunday Highlights – February 9, Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany Acolyte: Eliza Hunsaker A/V: Cory Bowes   Highlights Next Week: Valentine’s Parents’ Night Out Friday, February 14 6 to 11 pm Ages Infant … Read More

What is Happening This Week 1/29-2/2/20

  Breakfast at Austin Street Holy Covenant is providing breakfast at the Austin Street Shelter at 6:00 am on Sunday, February 2. 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, February 1, 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 Davis 972-814-5325.   Weekly Schedule Wednesday, 29th 6:30 PM Covenant Carillons-sanctuary 7:30 … Read More

What is Happening This Week 1/22-1/26/20

  Dinner & Game Night Friday, January 24 6 to 9 pm Bring your family, friends and your favorite games! Dinner will be potluck. We will have a love offering basket for any donations guests wish to give toward dinner. Contact holycovenantunity@gmail.com with any questions.   Weekly Schedule Wednesday, 22nd 6:30 PM Covenant Carillons-sanctuary 7:30 PM Adult Choir -Choir Rm Thursday, 23rd 1:30 PM ECDP Chapel-sanctuary 6:30 PM ReFit-CC Friday, 24th 6:00 PM Dinner & Game Night-CC Saturday, 25th 9:00 AM Ad Council Training-sanctuary 9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB 1:00 PM Eagle Ceremony for Joshua Hurwitz & Gabriel Jaimes-sanctuary Sunday, 26th 9:00 AM Sunday School for All Ages 10:30 AM WORSHIP SERVICE 12:15 PM UMYF: EB201-205 Scripture for Sunday, January 26: Isaiah 9:1-4 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 Matthew 4:12-23 If you would like to follow daily readings, they are listed here.   Sunday Highlights – January 26, Third Sunday after the Epiphany Acolyte: … Read More

What is Happening This Week 1/15-1/19/20

  Video of Livestream from Mediation Team A panel interview was conducted by UM News on Monday, January 13. Panelists described how they developed the Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation, a proposal that they are working to have drafted as legislation and sent to General Conference. The proposal, announced Jan. 3, would provide a means for traditionalists to leave The United Methodist Church and form their own denomination, as well as a way for others to leave the denomination within a specified time. Proponents emphasize that no one is being asked to leave the church. When The United Methodist Church’s General Conference meets May 5-15 in Minneapolis, delegates from around the world will consider a number of proposals for splitting or restructuring the church. The protocol document was developed by people from centrist, progressive and traditionalist perspectives, as well as bishops from the United States, Africa, Europe and … Read More

What is Happening This Week 1/8-1/12/2020

  Important Information Regarding the Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace Through Separation Please use the links below to read the proposed agreement from a group of bishops and representatives of advocacy groups within the United Methodist Church. Bishop Michael McKee says, “I hope that you will join me in recognizing this agreement as an opportunity to reshape the General Church and as a way to overcome the hostility and division that has long limited us from living into and acting on the mission of the Church.” Bishop McKee responds to Protocol Agreement On Separation Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation A livestream event will take place on Monday, January 13, at 9:30 am (EST) to provide further clarity and explanations of the plan by members of the Mediation Team.   Highlights This Week: LIFT Thursday, January 9 6:30 pm The monthly LIFT (Ladies in Fellowship Together) meeting will be … Read More

What is Happening This Week 12/31-1/5/20

Women’s Voices Concert Friday, January 3 7 pm in the sanctuary Everyone is welcome to the dress rehearsal of my upcoming concert. On behalf of the other performers I thank you in advance for allowing us to do it at the church. You will hear Gabrielle Gilliam and Kayla Nanto, two singers from The Dallas Opera’s Education and Outreach program, for which I am the Music Director. We are performing music of many outstanding women composers as well as a few men! The concert is semi-staged by our Touring Manager Ryan Lescalleet. -Mary Dibbern Food Pantry Donations Needed Sunday, January 5 during worship You are invited to bring canned meats, soups and canned fruit during Communion. There will be bins available at the platform for donations.   Weekly Schedule Wednesday, 1st Happy New Year! Friday, 3rd 7:00 PM Women’s Voices concert-sanctuary Saturday, 4th 9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB Sunday, 5th 9:00 AM … Read More

What is Happening This Week 12/24-12/29/2019

Dinner & Game Night Friday, December 27 6 to 9 pm in the Covenant Center Bring your family, friends and your favorite games! Dinner will be potluck. We will have a love offering basket for any donations guests wish to give toward dinner. Contact holycovenantunity@gmail.com with any questions.   Weekly Schedule Tuesday, 24th 5:30 PM Family Worship-sanctuary 7:00 PM Candlelight Worship-sanctuary 11:00 PM Communion and Candlelight Worship-sanctuary Wednesday, 25th Merry Christmas! Friday, 27th 6:00 PM Dinner & Game Night-CC Saturday, 28th 9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB 9:30 AM GS Troop 8053-CC213, CC215 Sunday, 29th 9:00 AM Sunday School for All Ages 10:30 AM WORSHIP SERVICE Sunday Highlights – December 29, First Sunday After Christmas Acolyte: Trevor Mundell Ushers: Sherry Dunn and Sage Carter A/V: Lee Nader   Next Week’s Highlights: Women’s Voices Concert Friday, January 3 7 pm in the sanctuary Everyone is welcome to the dress rehearsal of my upcoming concert. … Read More

What is Happening This Week 12/18-12/22/2019

  ECDP Christmas Program 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!   Weekly Schedule Wednesday, 18th 7:30 PM Adult Choir -Choir Rm Thursday, 19th 9:15 AM ECDP Christmas Program-sanctuary 1:30 PM ECDP Chapel-sanctuary 6:30 PM Children’s Formation-EB207 6:30 PM ReFit-CC Saturday, 21st 9:00 AM C.O.D.A.-202EB Sunday, 22nd First Day of Winter 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM Blood Drive-parking lot 9:00 AM Sunday School for All Ages 10:30 AM WORSHIP SERVICE Sunday Highlights – December 22, Fourth Sunday of Advent Acolyte: Grayson Valcourt Usher: Travis Williams A/V: Ryan Baumgardner   Next Week’s Highlights: Christmas Eve Worship  Family Worship at 5:30 pm Candlelight Worship at 7:00 pm Candlelight & Communion Worship at 11:00 pm   Dinner & Game Night Friday, December 27 … Read More