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Upcoming Events

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Summer Sunday Worship at 10:30am May 29 - September 11.


Sunday Worship, July 24, 10:30am

Pastor Anne Vining preaching: It's Complicated: Acts 21:17-36.

Breakfast Club, Thursdays through Aug. 18, 10:30am, for all incoming 7th - exiting 12th graders

Lake Phalen Pavilion

Doughnuts and Jesus. Join us on Thursdays as we study the Bible together, learning and growing in our faith in Jesus together. See you there! Questions? Contact Kate.

Clyde Turner Basketball Camp, (for boys and girls ages 8-17), July 25-29, 2:00-5:00pm

Arlington Rec Center, 1200 Payne Ave., St. Paul

FCC partners with Family Values for Life and Past Athletes Concerned about Education, to provide Basketball Camps for children and youth during the summer. For more information, pick up a brochure at the Welcome Center or go to:

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.

Clyde Turner Basketball Camp Celebration Volunteer Opportunity, Friday, July 29, 2-5:00pm

Arlington Rec Center, 1200 Payne Ave, St. Paul

We partner with Family Values for Life and Past Athletes Concerned about Education, to provide 2 Clyde Turner Basketball Camps during the summer. There is a celebration for the campers and their families at the end of the camp. We need adult and/or teen volunteers to help with the celebration in the area of set up, servers, and clean up. Please sign up at the Welcome Center. If you have questions, contact Chrissy Thomas at

Baptism Informational Meeting, Sunday, July 31, 11:45am

Room 201

Interested in being baptized on August 14? Sign up at the Welcome Center and plan on joining us for a brief time where we explore the meaning and significance of baptism and it’s role in the Prayer Walk. Questions? Contact Pastor Anne, Donovan DeGaetano or Kate Makosky.

9th Annual Rick Kline Prayer Walk and Baptism, Sunday, August 14, 12:00pm

Meet at the Lake Phalen Picnic Pavilion (northwest side of Lake Phalen)

The 9th Annual Rick Kline Prayer Walk and Baptism will be held following worship. We eat lunch together and have group prayer. Please bring a picnic lunch and drinks for yourself and/or your family. Everyone is invited to walk to the beach for a short baptism celebration. Those who are able may choose to walk around Lake Phalen (about 3 miles) following the baptism.

Whole Church Retreat, August 19-21

Covenant Pines Bible Camp, McGregor, MN

Join us for the Whole Church Summer Retreat! This is a special time to relax, have fun, and renew your soul. Please visit the Welcome Center (or table outdoors) for more information or to pick up a brochure. Questions? Contact Roger Quant,, or DD Peterson,


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 - May 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

Children's Programs:

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

Sanctuary Choir - Choir Room

Wednesday Night Workshops for Adults

Upper Fellowship Hall

First Covenant Church will partner with Family Values for Life by combining our programming for adults on Wednesday nights through May. For more information see:

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: We hope you can join us!


9:30am, Women’s Bible study (September through April)

Conference Room

Contact Lynn Gilmore 651-770-1536 with questions.

Men's Prayer Breakfast, First Saturday of each month, 8am-9:30am

Upper Fellowship Hall

Men, rise up early and be encouraged by other men! All men (young and old) are invited to gather with us monthly for our Men's Prayer Breakfast. In this gathering, we will share a meal, study a text from the bible, and pray for each other. For more information, please contact Aaron Bryant at

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