Sunday, February 14, 9:30am - First Sunday of Lent
The Second Word, Pastor Anne, preaching, Receiving Covenant World Relief Offering
Adventurous Christians Winter Retreat, February 26 - 28 2016
Grand Marais, MN
This is your chance to get away from it all and relax in the beautiful northwoods at our Covenant owned camp. Ski, snowshoe, sauna, relax, read, eat, and enjoy God's creation and each other's company. This weekend can be as active or relaxing as you want. Cost is $115/adult, children under 12 are $58/child. For more information, contact Mandy Griffin at email@example.com. Look for a sign up sheet at the welcome center.
EARLY REGISTRATION is open for Covenant Women TRIENNIAL XV, July 28-31, 2016, Kansas City, MO - Gathering Women from around the World to recharge, refresh, renew. Come a day early for scheduled tour opportunities.
WEEKLY EVENTS at First Covenant:
Every Tuesday (winter/spring schedule beginning January 12)
4:00 - 5:00pm - Homework Help
5:00 - 5:30pm - Dinner, provided by Loaves and Fishes
5:30 – 6:30pm Confirmation
6:30 – 8:00pm Gospel Choir Rehearsal or IG/IC Worship
* Our Worship Team rehearsals will alternate between our Intergenerational /Intercultural Teams (eligible for grades 9 through adult), and our Gospel Choir (all ages welcome). If you are interested in participating in either of these groups please contact Brandi Sanders or Richard Voth.
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.
Easter Choir Rehearsals, Wednesdays through March 23, 7:30-8:00pm
Everyone is welcome to join us in preparation for singing Mark Haye’s Requiem on Good Friday, March 25 at 7:00pm. You can start to listen to the Requiem by picking up a CD at the Welcome Center. Please contact Richard Voth with any questions.
Wednesday Night Workshops for Adults, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Upper Fellowship Hall
First Covenant Church will partner with Family Values for Life by combining our programming for adults on Wednesday nights through May. Workshops are free and open to all. Topics will include Finances, Goal Setting, Accountability, Parenting and Child Development and others. For more information see: familyvaluesforlife.org.
Every Wednesday (winter/spring schedule)
9:30am Adult Bible study-Upper Fellowship Hall
4:00-5:30pm - East Side Thrive - youth wing
4:15-5:30pm - Handbells - Choir Room
5:30-6:00pm - Dinner - Upper Fellowship Hall
6:00-7:30pm - Youth Group (gr 7-12) - game, graffiti rooms
Childcare (infant) - Room 105
Little Big G's (pre-k and k) - Room 106
Big G's (gr 1-4) - Lower Fellowship Hall
Super G's (gr 5-6) - Room 201
Adult Jump Start to the New You - Upper Fellowship Hall
Sanctuary Choir - Choir Room
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 Jill Weiss: firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope you can join us!
9:30am, Women’s Bible study
Contact Lynn Gilmore 651-770-1536 with questions.
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: email@example.com .