MOUNT UP WITH WINGS LIKES EAGLES

NOTE FROM PASTOR JR FOR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2021 This Sunday is the 5th Sunday After the Epiphany. It is also the first Sunday of Black History Month in America. And it is the First Sunday in the month in which Covenant celebrates its 40th Anniversary of being “An inclusive...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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‘Be My Valentine’ and ‘I’ll Be A Valentine’

This Sunday is the 5th Sunday after the Epiphany and the Sunday before Valentine’s Day. Many will celebrate their love for their partner by sending cards or letters, giving gifts or flowers and arranging meals in restaurants or romantic nights in hotels. It was estimated $20.7 billion was spent for...

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The Light; A New Beginning; … Nothing to be Afraid Of

NOTE FROM PASTOR JR FOR SUNDAY, JANUARY 26, 2020 This Sunday is the Third Sunday After the Epiphany.  The assigned scriptures for January lent themselves to becoming a 4-part sermon series.  The first 3 parts included “The Light; A New Beginning; and Now What?” This week’s texts seek to help...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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