May 18 Announcements

Ministry Team Proposal – A proposal has been put together following our church-wide meeting in late March.    Paper copies are available at church or email a pastor to receive a report.  In the next few weeks, we will be receiving feedback and suggestions, particularly on the “2 Part Proposal” section, and we will begin “trying out” some of the proposals.  If you would like to assist in this work or discussion, please contact a team member or pastor.

Council Positions – Several leadership council positions are opening starting next month.  We would like to consider any individual interested in church leadership; open positions include properties, council secretary and Christian formation.  If you would like to volunteer or suggest an individual for consideration, please talk to Paul Seguin or one of the pastors.

Summer Schedule

Sunday, June 1st, Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.; Worship with believer’s baptism at Hunt Valley Pool at 11:00 a.m.

Sunday, June 8th Last Sunday School of the school year at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 11:00 a.m.

Sunday, June 15th No Sunday School; Worship at 10:00 a.m.; Church-wide picnic at 11:30 a.m.

Sunday, June 22nd No Sunday School; Worship at 10:00 a.m.; Church business meeting at 11:30 a.m.

Sunday Worship at 10:00 a.m. throughout the summer.

Other dates: Nationals Game, July 4; Missions Trip to Covenant Mountain Mission Bible Camp, July 20-25.

Clothing Drive – During the month of May, we will be collecting men’s and children’s clothing, for the Rising Hope Mission.  Please donate usable, summer clothing and shoes that are clean and in good condition in the collection bin at the back of the sanctuary to support those in need, who are served by the mission.  If you have specific questions, please contact Rob Ericson or Martha Reitman.

Advent 2013

Saturday, December 7th at 10:00 a.m.   “Hanging of the Greens”: Help decorate the church for Advent.  All are welcome!

Saturday, December 7th at 8:00 p.m.  Prayer Night: Begin this busy Christmas season by stopping to pray.

Sunday, December 8th at 3:00 p.m.  Worship at Arden Courts Nursing Center: Come and join the residents of Arden Courts as we celebrate the Christmas season.

Saturday, December 14th at 5:00 p.m.  Annual Christmas Dinner:  Potluck dinner and carol sing.  Bring socks to donate to Arden Courts nursing center.

Time and Date, TBD.  Christmas Cookie Baking Party: Keep your ears open for this fun event!

Tuesday, December 24th at 10:00 p.m.  Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

Sunday, December 29h at 11:00 a.m.  Worship Service (No Sunday School today.)

Prayer Night

There will be a Prayer Night this Saturday (November 2) at 8:00.  This week we will be focusing on “Praying through Conflict.” This is an extension of a Sunday School session we had a couple weeks ago.  We will be praying through the four G’s of Conflict Resolution: 1. Glorify God 2. Get the Log out of Your Eye 3. Gently Restore 4. Go and Be Reconciled.

Prayer Meeting

This month’s prayer meeting will be September 14th at 8:00 p.m., following Covenant Crafters.  There will be a focus on silence, sharing and scripture as group walks and prays for the church grounds and building.  Contact Alicia Petersen with any questions.

Fall Kick-Off

Fall gets back in full-swing at Community Covenant starting September 8th!  A Sunday School kick-off will start at 9:30 a.m. followed by worship and children’s church at 11:00 a.m.  The schedule will continue at this time throughout the fall.  Mark your calendars!

Summer Sunday Brunch

Join Community Covenant next Sunday, August 11, for a summer brunch during worship. A casual time of fellowship and food will begin at 10:00 a.m. It will be followed by a hymn sing and a teaching time by Doug Thorpe. Plan on being there! Contact Lynda Seguin or Claire Bentley if you are able to assist with food.

Volunteers for Nursing Home

Beginning in September, Community Covenant will begin hosting worship services at Arden Courts Nursing Care Center.  The service will occur on the first Sunday of the month at 3:00 p.m. and involve about 30 residents and their families. Volunteers are needed to set-up, greet, and read scripture.  Commitment is one hour monthly or every other month; speak with Pastor Devyn if you are interested in being part of the team.