1st Covenant Church is helping to birth a new church in the Midway neighborhood of St. Paul, MN.
The Saint Paul Covenant is a non-profit organization that partners with 1st Covenant Church to run the after school program called, "East Side Thrive" which happens every Wednesday, from 4pm - 5:45pm during the school year. If you are interested in helping with tutoring, arts and crafts and other fun activities, please contact Vanessa Gill: (651) 734-5574 or e-mail: email@example.com . For information on biannual musicals click here.
We partner with Johnson for tutoring, musicals, service projects and neighborhood events. For information on biannual musicals click here.
We partner with Farnsworth for tutoring, musicals, service projects and neighborhood events. For information on biannual musicals click here.
Up Next: THE ELECTRIC SUNSHINE MAN (K - 5 grade–2014 Musical with Farnsworth) - Performances Saturday, March 1, 2014, 4:00pm and Sunday, March 2, 2014, 10:30am
Johnson High School Auditorium
First Rehearsal -Wed Jan 8, 2014
Lower Fellowship Hall
Rehearsals will be on Wednesdays from 6:15 to 7:45pm as part of the Wednesday Night Programming and Sundays from 11:00am to 12:00pm noon.
Family Values for Life is a faith based organization that connects families on the East Side of St. Paul to community resources that support strong, healthy families.
They currently have two active programs, Beauty for Ashes and Wilder Wednesdays for Families and are out creating partnerships with other organizations serving the East Side. Check out their website for more information.
BLOCK NURSE HOLIDAY PARTY
Thursday, December 12, 12:30–2:30pm
Upper Fellowship Hall
Please join our Block Nurse staff, seniors, and volunteers for our annual holiday celebration. Bring a lunch dish to share, and a small wrapped gift ($3 - $5 value) if you wish to participate in our gift exchange. A choir will provide this year’s entertainment.
The PPLAHBNP seeks to provide volunteer services that allow seniors to stay safely in their homes. Block Nurse funding continues to shrink, thus they depend more on donations and fund raisers. Come support their significant work in our community by enjoying great food, along with drawings for door prizes and raffles.The Payne-Phalem Living-At-Home Block Nurse program seeks to build a circle of care around the diverse elders on St. Paul's East Side keeping them healthy and safe in their homes.
Urban Roots of Minnesota, formerly Community Design Center, is a Saint Paul-based organization whose mission is to build vibrant and healthy communities through food, conservation and youth development.
Followers of Christ Hmong Baptist Church
Pastor Chue Lia Vang (Xh. Tswv Liaj Vaj) 651-982-4931
The Followers of Christ Hmong Baptist Church is one of our building partners, utilizing the FCC facility for their worship services and Sunday School during the week.
The Haitian Christian Fellowship is one of our building partners, utilizing the FCC facility for worship and prayer services. They are also our mission partners in the recent trip to Haiti.
Boy Scout Troop 12
The East Side's Oldest Boy Scout Troop, Troop 12, meets Monday evenings at First Covenant Church, Lower Fellowship Hall. Boy Scouts meet the 2nd and 4th Mondays from 6:20-7:30pm. Cub Scouts meet every Monday from 6:30-7:30pm.
Contact: Tim Erickson (Boy Scouts) 651-470-0620. Ron Scharfe (Cub Scouts) 651-774-4521.
Communitas Twin Cities is a missional community in the St Paul area. Their vision is to be an expression of the Church that is relevant in their lives and in a world of inequity and suffering. They are one of our new building partners, utilizing space at First Covenant each month.
We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization whose mission is to transform impoverished communities mainly by providing Christian education, health care, nutrition and micro enterprise opportunities to children and families. Our current geographical focus is in Haiti.
Community Bible Study is an interdenominational Bible study for the community. We offer a wide range of courses in classes throughout the United States and welcome people from all backgrounds and levels of Bible knowledge. For over a quarter of a century, Community Bible Study has been helping people-from children to seniors-to grow in their knowledge and love of Jesus Christ.
CBS meets at First Covenant Church on Thursday mornings, 9:15 – 11:15 (September thru May).
The mission of Gateway Food Cooperative is to establish a sustainable, natural food cooperative on the East Side of St. Paul that provides healthy, local, ethically-produced food. Guided by the Cooperative Principles, we are committed to:
Promoting wellness for our neighbors and community
Connecting local farmers with consumers
Supporting a community-based food system
Raising awareness about food justice issues
Being an active member of our community
Being a welcoming destination for all the diverse cultures that call the Twin Cities home.
Community Conversations:Third Thursdays at Farnsworth,
7:30a-9a, 1000 Walsh Campus
These monthly events will help to foster discussion and engagement with community leaders as well as discussion amongst participants creating a stronger community on the East Side. (more)