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March -April EVENTS:

Stations of the Cross, Monday, March 30, Noon to Friday, April 3, Noon

Upper Fellowship Hall

A self-guided journey retracing the final days of Jesus Christ with interactive stations for reflection. The purpose is to provide a place to invite the congregation, across generations, into a time of reflective prayer and meditation about the sacrifice Jesus made for us. Experiences that invite the participation of all five senses will help us consider anew God’s great love, and the enormity of our salvation. This event will be staffed on Wednesday, April 1st from 5pm - 8pm. (No dinner or childcare is provided).

Maundy Thursday, April 2

12 noon: Holy Communion, served in Upper Fellowship Hall, representing the Last Supper of Jesus with his disciples.

6:30pm: Holy Communion and worship by the youth worship team.

Good Friday Concert, Friday, April 3, 7:00pm

John Rutter’s Requiem was first performed in 1985 and since then it has become a favorite with choirs and audiences the world over. Though it necessarily has its dark moments, Rutter’s Requiem is unmistakably optimistic in its message of hope and comfort, expressed through the beauty of the chosen texts and Rutter’s uplifting music. The Easter Choir with almost 40 voices will also be accompanied by a full orchestra.

Easter Sunday, April 5, 10:30am

Isaiah 25:6-9, John 20:1-18

Join us as we celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ in worship with the Orchestra, Easter and Handbell Choirs.

M.O.V.E. (9th-12th graders) Friday, April 10, 6:00pm – Saturday, April 11, 5:30pm

Meet at and return to First Covenant Church of Saint Paul

Event is hosted at Minnehaha Academy

M.O.V.E. (Mission Outreach Venture Experience) is a 23-hour service/learning weekend where senior highers are inspired to fight injustice and have the opportunity to love their neighbor as themselves in tangible ways throughout the Twin Cities(more).

Family Values for Life (Our Community Partner), "Pressing Forward to the New You" and “Maintaining the New You”

Saturday, April 11, 10:00am – 1:00pm (Financial Stability)

Upper Fellowship Hall

There is no charge for this event which include food. You will have the opportunity to shop from several vendors.

Thrivent Thursdays - April 23, 6:00 PM

Upper Fellowship Hall

Darryl Savage and Sabrina Fay from Thrivent Financial are going to be leading four financial workshops in the coming months. The January and March workshops will focus on “Financial Basics” and the February and April workshops will focus on “Retirement Basics.” ( more )

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WEEKLY EVENTS at First Covenant:

EVERY TUESDAY

7:00pm, First Things First, an Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting at First Covenant Church

Graffiti Room 101

If you have a desire to stop drinking, you are welcome.

EVERY WEDNESDAY (September to May)

9:30am Adult Bible study

4:00pm East Side Thrive (after school program)

4:30pm Handbell Choir rehearsal

5:00pm Confirmation Journey (grades 7-8)

5:45pm Dinner for all in the Upper Fellowship Hall

6:15-7:30pm

Adult Discipleship Class, Conference Room

Nursery - 105

Big G's (1-4) - lower fellowship hall

Super G's (5-6) - 201

6:15-7:45 - Choir

6:15-7:45 - Youth group (Grades 7-12), Game and Graffiti rooms

EVERY THURSDAY (September to May)

9:15-11:15am, COMMUNITY BIBLE STUDY

Upper Fellowship Hall

Are you interested in studying the Bible and making new connections? Community Bible Study is an interdenominational study of the Word through at-home study questions, women’s and men’s small groups for discussion, and a weekly teaching time, September through May. We focus our studies on one or more books per church season with each study typically consisting of a half-dozen or more lessons. Our children's program is available for infants through preschool aged children with loving teachers providing care and age-appropriate Bible teaching. To register or receive more information, please contact Sharon Carlson at 651-774-1914 or smcarlson3@gmail.com. We hope you can join us!

7:00pm, Worship Team Practice (September to May)

EVERY FRIDAY (September to May)

9:30am, Women’s Bible study (more)

FIRST SATURDAY of each month, 8am-9:30am

Men's Prayer Breakfast

First Covenant Church unless otherwise noted

Need encouragement? Need prayer? Need a laugh? Need a donut? Then join us each first Saturday of the month for men's prayer breakfast! Agenda:

1. eat/share/drink coffee

2. dig into God's word

3. pray in small groups

Please bring one thing to share with the group, such as juice, donuts, muffins, eggs, etc... For more information contact Aaron Bryant: thebryants2@gmail.com .

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