• SUNDAY AFTER CHRISTMAS – YOUR TURN!

    NOTE FROM PASTOR (by Deacon Jamie Grimes this week) FOR SUNDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2020 This Sunday is the Sunday right after Christmas. The theme is still focused on the birth of Christ and its meaning for our lives, also considering that this is the last Sunday worship service for Covenant...

  • ADVENT 4 – SURPRISE! LOVE IS BORN!

    This Sunday is the 4th Sunday of Advent, the Sunday right before Christmas. The theme is love. SURPRISE! LOVE IS BORN! Much of the preparation for the Feast of Christmas in this pandemic will be modified, changed, or all together cancelled this year. However, many will still decorate their homes,...

  • JOY WHILE WAITING IN ADVENT

    This Sunday is the Third Sunday of Advent. The theme is Joy. It is also known as “Gaudete” Sunday and the color is Pink or Rose. The season of Advent originated as a fast of 40 days in preparation for Christmas, so it had a penitential character, one of expectation...

  • PREPARING THE WAY FOR PEACE

    This Sunday is the Second Sunday of Advent; and still no Christmas scripture because this is Advent, not Christmas. Advent is a season of preparation and waiting for what will happen at Christmas. The theme for this Sunday is “Peace” and yet the word “Peace” is not found in the...

  • ADVENT IS ABOUT WAITING IN HOPE

    I pray that you have had a safe and blessed Thanksgiving. This first Sunday after Thanksgiving is the beginning of Advent; the first Sunday of a new liturgical year. The liturgical color for this season is royal blue. Most folks refer to Advent as a time of preparation; but Advent...

  • IS CHRIST REALLY THE KING IN YOUR LIFE?

    This year, this Sunday is both the Sunday before Thanksgiving and also “Christ The King Sunday”. It is the last Sunday of the year … the liturgical year that is. This is set aside to celebrate and commemorate Christ as the King. Cyril of Alexandria said we celebrate “Christ has...

  • MAKING A DIFFERENCE

    This Sunday is the 13th and last Sunday of Kingdomtide. A summary of our theme for Kingdomtide in 2020 could be summed up in 3 words “Making A Difference.” In the familiar parable of the talents in Matthew 25 is an example of the importance of this. These events in...

  • LIFE ‘AIN’T’ FAIR BUT GOD IS MORE THAN FAIR

    This Sunday is the 12th Sunday of Kingdomtide. On Wednesday November 11, is Veterans Day. It is a federal holiday in the United States observed annually on the actual day of November 11 for honoring military veterans; persons who have served in the United States Armed Forces. So, as a...

  • FOR ALL THE SAINTS WHO FROM THEIR LABOR’S REST

    This Sunday is “ALL SAINT’S DAY.” We will set aside a moment to remember “Our Great Cloud of Witnesses.” Most all of us have had special persons that impacted our lives for the better. They have finished their earthly journey and transitioned to being part of our great cloud of...

  • THE MISSION IS TO COMMUNICATE CHRIST TO ALL PEOPLE

    This Sunday is the 10th Sunday of Kingdomtide. This Sunday I will also conclude the October sermon series on Covenant’s mission statement which says, “We exist to: Communicate Christ to all people.” The sermon will feature the voice of David from the Hebrew text and Jesus from the Christian text....