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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 ).

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New Server Schedules for October through December are available at the Welcome Center or on our website; ( >here ).

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: www.ahlc-stp.org . 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. Each of the team members is committed to training and raising money to support clean water projects in Africa. $50 can bring clean water to a child for life and your team with less than a week to go has raised $13,504, 68% of their goal. View updates at the Team World Vision page ( click >here ), contact Natalie Goodrich at 612-839-8267 or e-mail: natalie.goodrich@gmail.com .

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)

During the summer of 2014, 90 kids 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!

Loaves and Fishes non-profit program is providing and helping to prepare our Wednesday night dinners where we serve almost 200 people each week. To help prepare and serve these meals, please contact Judy Kline, judy@first-covenant.org . For more information about Loaves and Fishes, visit www.loavesandfishesmn.org .

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 rachelverdoorn@gmail.com. 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.