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Upcoming Events

Sunday Summer Outdoor Worship: July 5 & August 16, 10:30am

More information >here.

Confirmation Information Meeting, Wednesday, July 8, 5:00-6:00pm

Upper Fellowship Hall

Ever thought about joining the Confirmation Journey? In Confirmation you encounter Christ, grow in faith and understanding, and deepen relationships with peers and teachers as we meet weekly. There are changes ahead for this coming year of Confirmation - starting with who is invited: all youth, 7th-12th graders, are invited to join Confirmation this year. ALL youth and a parent or guardian who are planning on participating in Confirmation this coming year should plan on attending this informational meeting - dinner is provided. Please RSVP to Kate Makosky or Leslie X. Sanders by Sunday, July 5.

All Church IG/IC Ice Cream Social, Wednesday, July 8, 6:00pm

Upper Fellowship Hall

Everyone is invited for fellowship, ice cream and the opportunity to learn important information about our path forward with our lay leadership team transition! (Background information >here.) Nursery care will be provided and there will be games and movies for children and youth.

Saturday, July 11th, 8 - 9:30am, Men's Prayer Breakfast

Upper Fellowship Hall

Men, rise up and be encouraged by other men! All men, (young and old!) are invited to gather with us monthly to share a meal, study a text from the bible, and pray for each other. In July we are meeting on July 11, due to the 4th of July holiday. For more information, contact Aaron Bryant at

Clyde Turner Basketball Camps, July 13–17 and August 17–21, 11:30am - 5pm

Arlington Hills Community Center (1200 Payne Ave St Paul, MN 55106)

Our incredibly successful summer basketball & education camps are back! Taught by professional coaches and speakers, these camps teach the fundamentals of basketball and the importance of education. Open to boys and girls ages 8-17 and free for low-income families from St. Paul’s East Side. Volunteer or register >here. For more info., contact Donovan DeGaetano at

Summer Book Club, Wednesday, July 22, 6:30-8pm - Vanishing Grace by Philip Yancey (more >here).

Summer Book Club, Wednesday, August 5, 6:30-8pm - MARCH Book One by John Lewis (more >here).

Summer Book Club, Wednesday, August 19, 6:30-8pm - Love Does by Bob Goff (more >here).

Gospel Choir, Sundays, 9:30am rehearsals, July 26 & August 30


We would like to invite you to join us this summer and sing with the gospel choir. No experience necessary. If you are in the gospel choir, or desire to be, please be at the church for rehearsal early at 9:30am on the Sunday morning of each performance date. There is no dress code this summer, so come as you are. For more information, contact Pastor Brandi at


WEEKLY EVENTS at First Covenant:


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 - #201

5:45pm Dinner for all, Upper Fellowship Hall


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)


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 (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: .

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