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Upcoming Events


Men’s Prayer Breakfast, Saturday, November 1, 8:00-9:30am

Upper Fellowship Hall

For more information, contact Aaron Bryant,

Saturday, November 1, Adventurous Christians Fundraising Banquet: "Experience the Power of God"

First Covenant Church, St. Paul

6:00 p.m. Gathering Time

6:30 p.m. Dinner

  • Your gifts will support AC’s on-going ministry to people of all ages with a desire to seek God in the wilderness.
  • SILENT AUCTION: must be present to bid.
  • VEGETARIAN MEALS available.
  • Make your reservations by downloading and mailing in a response card by Oct. 20. To invite a friend, simply download an invitation in the sidebar. Adventurous Christians (AC ) is located on the Gunflint Trail near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is organizationally part of the Covenant Pines Bible Camp and offers Christian outdoor experiences all year round. The Fundraiser this year will be focused on raising funds for a new retreatcenter. We need your help to make this event a success. To help, please contact Bill Cranford at or 651-274-1560. For questions about the dinners call AC’s Office 218-388-2286. More ( >here ).

    Sunday, November 2, is Paul Carlson Sunday - Celebrating 50 years of service to the DRC

    2014 is the 50th anniversary of the tragic martyrdom of Dr. Paul Carlson, a Covenant medical missionary to what is now known as the Democratic Republic of Congo ( >more ). All Saints Day will be observed as we remember those loved ones and friends who have gone before us. Please arrive by 9:25am, as you will have an opportunity to place a lit candle at the front of the sanctuary in memory of someone special to you (candles will be available in the narthex).

    Retirement Party for Bruce Peterson and Covenant Pines Bible Camp Reunion, Sunday, November 2, 5:00pm

    Minnehaha Academy North Campus

    In celebration of Bruce’s almost 38 years of faithful service at Covenant Pines, you are invited to a program with sharing and a light supper. More information is at the Welcome Center.

    VIVE (7th-12th Graders), Saturday, November 8, 9:00am-12:30pm

    Hope Academy, Minneapolis

    This event is designed to inspire youth to see college as a viable option after high school, especially if they are the first in their family to pursue college. The day includes multicultural worship, a keynote speaker, and workshops for students, parents and youth workers on topics including financial aid and how to choose a college. Click >here or see Leslie for more information.

    Sunday Worship, November 9, 9:30a

    Meritt Sawyer, Executive Director of the Paul Carlson Partnership, will be joining us in worship and during the Spiritual Growth hour as we celebrate the life and ministry of Dr. Paul Carlson, and explore what it means for us to be the light in this new local/global partnership.


    WEEKLY EVENTS at First Covenant:


    6:30-8:30pm, Cub Scouts

    Game Room

    For more information please contact Stephanie Robinson,


    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


    Adult Discipleship Class, Conference Room

    Nursery - 105

    Little Big G's - 106

    Big G's - Game, Graffiti, 104

    Super G's - Game Room

    6:15-7:45 - Choir

    6:15-7:45 - Youth Musical Rehearsal - LFH

    Youth Group - (non cast, non workshop) - 201

    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 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

    FIRST SATURDAY of each month, 8am-9am

    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: .