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FCC hosted the Asante Childrens Choir on their recent visit to St. Paul, July 30th. Slideshow photos on this page were made by D.D. Peterson. More about the Asante Childrens Choir ( >here ).


Sunday, September 21, In observance of Mom's in Prayer: 'Bless Our Schools' Sunday, we will have a special time of prayer for all educators (teachers, administrators, staff, school board members, etc.) and students in our congregation during the morning service. Mom's in Prayer is an interdenominational, Christ-centered prayer ministry of women who pray together weekly for children and schools. More information about the ministry will be available after the service.

Life Groups will resume meeting Sunday, September 21. If you want to join a Life Group and have not yet signed up, please stop by the Welcome Center to talk with one of the Life Group (LG) team leaders. They can assist you in completing a LG informational card and answer any questions you may have. Life Groups meet the third Sunday of each month at 11am (September to May). ( >more ).

The Alley Shoppe at Arlignton Hills Lutheran Church, 1115 Greenbrier, is now open on Tuesdays from 9:30am-1:30pm. This ministry offers clothing and household items to those in need. You may donate new or gently used items by placing them in the large wooden box in our east entry. More information at the Arlington Hills Lutheran Church website: . For an Alley Shoppe brochure: click >here .

First Covenant and Roots Covenant have a combined total of 21 Team World Vision Imagine 26.2.0 members. Runners this year either ran in the Minnesota Half-Marathon on August 2nd or are training for the Twin Cities Marathon on October 5 while raising money to support clean water projects in Africa. $50 can bring clean water to a child for life and our teams have already raised $7752, 39% of their goal. If you are interested in joining the team or would like to know how you can show support, you'll find information and updates at the Team World Vision page ( click >here ), contact Natalie Goodrich at 612-839-8267 or e-mail: .

2014 All-Church Retreat Slideshow by D.D. Peterson and music, "Oceans" by Hillsong United ( >here ).

Check out the Fall Newsletter, two-dozen information packed pages with the latest news and updates from FCC ( >here ).

View an update video - and a "Thank you." - from Roots Covenant ( >here ).

2014 Hero Training Camp photos and slideshow by Tiffany Kline with music, "Thrive," by Casting Crowns ( >here ).

Read the latest news from The Evangelical Covenant Church ( >here ) including a recent item on Covenant Kids Congo ( >here ).

Covenant Pines Update - Every Kid to Camp (EKTC)

Ninety children and youth attended Covenant Pines Bible Camp. Praise God that we raised a total of $27,977 to be able to send all the kids to camp!. Have you had a significant experience at Covenant Pines? We want to hear your story! Pick up a "My Story" paper at the EKTC display and let us know. Check our the EKTC "bus" display for a running total of funds received, to pick up a donation envelope and to see featured stories.

Loaves and Fishes, a nonprofit food program provided and served all of the food for our summer camps and programs for children and youth. We are blessed to be in partnership with them! For more information see

Sticky Faith Happens in the Nursery - We have had significant growth in our nursery during the Worship Service and Wednesday evenings. Due to this growth, we will be splitting the nursery into two groups and rooms. The new rooms will be birth thru 18 months, Room 105 and 19 months through three yers old, Room 106 (Toddlers). With this split also comes the need for more volunteers to staff the new Toddler room. If you would like to volunteeer to serve in the Toddler room, please contact Donovan or sign-up at the Welcome Center.

The First Connections Team is looking for ushers and greeters. If interested please contact Kirk Peterson at 651-776-7117 or sign up at the Welcome Center.

Did you know you can sign up to have your weekly financial offering electronically deducted from your checking or savings? Complete an electronic giving form (download HERE) and return it to the church.

Book Share, located on the shelves to the left of the Welcome Center, is growing thanks to those who have already donated books. Our purpose is that you have the opportunity to read some of these books. Just borrow, read and return them. There is also a space for children’s books. We welcome your book donations! Books should be current or classic, wholesome, and in good condition. Leave them in the large basket so they can be tagged. Thanks! Marilyn Ash and Kay Carlson.

Meal Ministry: If you are interested in being a part of a newly formed meal ministry by making and delivering a meal to a family experiencing a significant life event, please sign up at the Welcome Center or contact Rachel Verdoorn at When a need arises, you will be contacted to sign up for a date to prepare and deliver your meal.

Our Worship Services are recorded digitally. If you are interested in getting a recording of any service you may go to the Welcome Center and sign up for either a CD copy or an mp3 file.