• The Light; A New Beginning & Now What? … Get Busy on the Active List

    This week we observe the Second Sunday after the Epiphany. The liturgical color is green to represent spiritual growth. It is also Sunday before MLK Day; the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities. The Epiphany is...

  • The Baptism of our Lord & A New Beginning

    This Second Sunday of January is observed as the Baptism of Our Lord Sunday. The assigned Gospel reading, from Matthew 3 tells of Jesus’ baptism by John the Baptist. So, this Sunday, Covenant will join with others churches around the world in offering worshipers the opportunity for baptism or reaffirmation...

  • A 2020 Epiphany for Our Lives

    While the actual day of Epiphany is January 6, we will observe “The Epiphany of Our Lord” this Sunday which is closest to that date. Also, we will observe this Sunday as our last Sunday of Worship in Center Point, as we make the move next week to The United...

  • Preparing for the Greatest Gift of Love

    This Sunday is the Fourth Sunday of Advent and its theme is “LOVE.” The four Advent Sundays are meant to be the focal points of a season of spiritual reflection and preparing one’s self to experience new ways each year the hope, peace, joy and love God offers to us....

  • Preparing for Joy

    This Sunday is the Third Sunday of Advent and the theme is “Joy.” In a season of somber preparing to experience the birth of the Divine in anew into our lives, we come to a Sunday of rejoicing called in Latin “Gaudete Sunday.” A passage from the assigned text for...

  • Preparing for Wonderful Peace

    This Sunday is the Second Sunday of Advent and the theme is “Peace.” The dictionary definition of Peace is not reflective of what the scriptures define as “Peace.” Perhaps that’s why so many don’t understand and cannot comprehend biblical peace. The dictionary defines peace as “freedom from disturbance, tranquility.” But...

  • Preparing for Hope

    This Sunday is the First Sunday of Advent and the theme is Hope. Hope in the Bible has a different meaning than what most folks normally think. Scripturally “Hope” is the calm assurance that God will do what God says and give us what we need. Most parents make every...

  • The Reign of Life with Hope

    This Sunday is “The Reign of Christ Sunday” or “Christ the King Sunday.” It’s the last Sunday of the liturgical calendar year. The “new” year begins the following Sunday with “The First Sunday of Advent.” As such, the expectation is that the assigned scripture for the first Sunday of Advent...

  • When God is My Salvation

    This Sunday is the “Thirteenth Sunday of Kingdomtide.” The following Sunday before Thanksgiving this year is “The Reign of Christ Sunday,” It’s also known as (Christ the King Sunday), and it’s the last Sunday on the liturgical church calendar. This latter part of November is also recognized as A Season...

  • NOTE FROM PASTOR JR FOR SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2019

    This Sunday is the 12th Sunday of Kingdomtide. Only 2 Sunday left in this liturgical church year. The assigned text for this Sunday encourages us in “Standing Firm in Troubled Times.” We all faced troubled times in our lives. Struggles with health, relationships, finances, depression, anxiety and let’s not forget...