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Covenant Matters, June 2, 2013

Wear Your Nametags to Welcome Munn Covenant’s new Interim Associate Pastor Munn Hinds, Jr., will be at our worship services this Sunday. Covenant asks members and staff to wear their nametags on Sundays throughout June to help Munn get introduced. If you don’t have a nametag or can’t find yours, a table on the patio [...]

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Ecclesiastes Project

Nine Spiritual Practices for Encountering Meaning Ecclesiastes details all the exhausting ways we’ve been trying to force meaning into our lives for thousands of years. They don’t work any better now than they did then. This summer, reverse course on meaninglessness. Slow down and simplify. Practice small, daily devotional behaviors. Little by little, give more [...]

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Covenant Matters, May 19, 2013

Gospel Night is Thursday Covenant’s Sanctuary Choir and GraceNotes, along with acclaimed guests Charles Wesley Evans and Tom Hale, will perform a concert titled O Clap Your Hands, featuring gospel and more on May 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Covenant Sanctuary. This year, the Covenant choirs will sing with and back up Evans, who [...]

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Covenant Matters, May 5, 2013

Church Picnic is May 5 Come one, come all to Covenant’s almost-annual church picnic at the Skaggs’ ranch on May 5 from 4 p.m. until dusk. Get ready for softball games, water fun in the creek, relaxing in a rocking chair, and/or enjoying music by Jerry Wise and the Matchmaker Band. The church will provide [...]

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Covenant Matters, April 21, 2013

Session Votes to Hire Interim Pastor The Covenant Session unanimously voted to hire Munn Hinds, Jr., D.Min. to be our Interim Associate Pastor for Age and Stage Ministries. Covenant is poised to hire Munn, pending approval by the Mission Presbytery Committee on Ministry (COM) and final contract negotiations. Munn, who has served many roles: senior, [...]

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Covenant Matters, April 7, 2013

Senior Pastor Congregation Survey Senior Pastor Nominating Committee (SPNC) would like the help of members to determine what areas to focus on during candidate interviews. The SPNC has created a survey and is asking all interested members to complete it. The survey can be found online via the banner at Hard copies are available [...]

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Covenant Matters, March 17, 2013

Holy Week and Easter Services Holy Week is a week to reflect on all the wonderful things that we have in Christ. As such, Covenant limits its classes and meetings to focus on worship. Beginning Palm Sunday, March 24, we start a week of deeply spiritual services as the congregation remembers all that Christ gave [...]

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Covenant Matters, March 3, 2013

Mission Policy Updated The Missions Committee recently rewrote the Covenant Mission Policy, emphasizing participation of every member in mission experience. Covenant will focus on providing accessible, appropriate ways for members to participate. Look for details about the new policy in the next Cornerstone. Covenant believes God wants all people to be His mission workers in [...]

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February Staff Anniversaries: Help us Celebrate Tom and Whitney!

This February, two staff members celebrated their anniversaries with Covenant. Music Director Tom Brown celebrated 18 years with Covenant, and Student Ministries Administrative Assistant Whitney Bell celebrated the end of her first year. Tom Brown: 18 years of Musical Worship Tom Brown started with Covenant in February of 1995. When asked what it’s like to [...]

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Covenant Matters, February 3, 2013

Hoedown: Boot Scootin’ for All Get ready to Hoedown! Covenant invites members and friends of all ages to the third annual Hallelujah Hoedown on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. in FE 200. Grab your boots and get ready to dance, or just enjoy the music of Covenant’s very own Sons of the Salt Fork. [...]

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