Announcements for February 15

Ash Wednesday – On Wednesday, February 18th the church will be open for prayer and the giving of ashes from 7:30 until 8:00 p.m. Come as you are able, stay as long as you wish. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Christian season of Lent, a time of preparation and fasting prior to Easter.

Coming this February in Worship –
Sunday, February 15th: Celebration of Noah Strunk’s baptism.
Sunday, February 22nd: Confirmation Sunday

A New Look – The Covenant Companion, the magazine from our denomination, has been reworked with a new website and the same wonderful content. Check out covenantcompanion.com for news, articles and to subscribe to the full magazine.

Community Meal – Plan to stay after worship on Sunday, March 1st as CCC shares a meal with the Fairfax Covenant Church plant team. Pizza will be provided; individuals are welcome to bring a side to share. See you then!

Covenant Crafters – The next Covenant Crafters is February 21st at 3:00 p.m. with dinner at 5:00 p.m. Dinner is “Hobo Soup”: bring something to “stick in the broth” or a side to share. All are welcome to come and bring a craft project, game or puzzle to pass the time. Questions? See Kathy Knowles.

Church Clean-Up – Come and help do some spring cleaning at the church. Saturday, February 28th from 9:00 a.m. until noon. There are painting projects, cleaning and some basic repair work. Questions? Contact Ben Packard.

This Week in “The Story:”
Each week, CCC reads one chapter of “the Story,” an annotated Bible. Everyone is welcome to join in! See a pastor or usher for a copy of “the Story” to follow along.

This week everyone is learning about: Chapter 5: “New Commands; New Covenant”
It covers Exodus 19-40: The story of the giving of the 10 commandments and the new relationship between God and the Israelites.

Next week we will be learning about: Chapter 6: “The Wandering”
It covers: Numbers 10-Deuteronomy 34. The story of the Israelites wandering in the wilderness and preparing to enter the Promised Land.

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