Homework Help Club

Wednesday evenings from 6:30-7:30 pm Community Covenant Church provides a Homework Help Club (HHC). Students kindergarten thru 6th grade who need a little extra help to succeed in school are paired with a qualified volunteer adult who helps them complete homework as well as work on basic skills like reading, math and spelling.

Space is limited. Please contact Pastor Devyn (PastorDevyn [at] gmail.com) to register your child.

Homework Help Club for the 2015-2016 school year begins Wednesday October 21st at 6:30 pm.

Homework Help Club follows Fairfax County Public Schools calendar and emergency closures.

Announcements for September 20

Thank You! A huge thank you to everyone who made the Bible Times Carnival such a wonderful success! A great time was had by all and we look forward to a bigger and better time next year. Thank you, also, to Tim Strunk, Ben Packard and Pastor Ryan for installing the nursery carpet in time for the fall activities.

Neighborhood Playgroup – The neighborhood playgroup runs Fridays from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Join kids from the neighborhood and their parents, grandparents and caretakers for a time of open play in the church nursery. Questions? Contact Pastor Devyn.
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Covenant Crafters – Bring your craft projects and join us on Saturday, September 27 starting at 3:00 p.m. Those who do not craft but wish to join in are welcome. If you want to just join us for dinner at about 6:00, please do. Jigsaw puzzles and other games are available for the non-crafters. RSVP to Kathy Knowles for a count for dinner (hulabunnie@verizon.net).

Clothing Drive – CCC’s drive for fall and winter clothing will begin September 20 and continue until the end of October. Bring in men’s, women’s and children’s winter and fall clothing to donate to Rising Hope Mission. Contact Rob Ericson with any questions.

Congregational Meeting- A short congregational meeting will be held after worship on Sunday, October 5 focusing primarily on the needs of the properties budget. Questions? Contact Alicia Petersen.

Announcements for August 23

Gearing Up for Fall – There are several ways to help with church ministries this fall! Volunteers are welcome and encouraged in any area, but there is a specific need in the following ministries:
1. Audio/Visual assistant before and/or during the worship service
2. Usher and greeter on Sunday morning
3. Youth Sunday School teacher or assistant
4. Homework Help Tutor on Wednesday nights
Contact a Pastor (pastorryan1@gmail.com) to get connected to these or any ministries.

Child Safety Training – A child safety training will be held on Sunday, August 23rd after worship. All adults working with children or youth are required to take this refresher course once a year. Those new to volunteering should also attend. If you are unable to make the meeting, another training will be held later in the fall. Contact Pastor Devyn for more information (pastordevyn@gmail.com).

A Night with Table Covenant Church – An evening of food, conversation and an opportunity to hear how you can be a partner in launching this new congregation in Fairfax City. The event will be held on Sunday, August 23rd at Community Covenant. The meal will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a short presentation to follow. Childcare is provided. RSVP to PastorRyan1@gmail.com

Announcements fro June 21

Church Meeting – A congregation-wide meeting will be held on Sunday, June 21st after worship. There will be ministry updates, a proposal to support a medical clinic in the Congo, and a vote on individuals for church leadership. All are encouraged to attend; voting is limited to church members.

Esther Extravanganza – Join CCC in worship on June 28 as we end the Old Testament journey through The Story. The Jewish festival of Purim, which recounts the story of Esther, will be celebrated. Special food will be served, donations taken for the poor, and children and adults are welcomed to dress as a character from Esther (i.e. Queen Esther or King Xerses).

Nationals Baseball – A few tickets are left for the Community Covenant’s trip to the Nationals Baseball game on the 4th of July at 11:00 a.m. Contact Nelson Hastings to reserve your ticket.

This Week in “The Story:”
Sunday we are learning about: Chapter 21: Rebuilding the Walls (Nehemiah, Malachi).

Next week we are learning about: Chapter 20: The Queen of Beauty and Courage: The story of Queen Esther and her bold move to save the Jewish people (Esther).

Announcements for June 14

Summer Worship – Worship will be at 10:00 a.m. throughout the summer beginning June 7th. (Sunday School will resume in September).

Church Meeting – A congregation-wide meeting will be held on Sunday, June 21st after worship. There will be ministry updates, a proposal to support a medical clinic in the Congo, and a vote on individuals for church leadership. All are encouraged to attend; voting is limited to church members.

Lunch Out – Join a group next Sunday, June 14th for lunch out at Kababayan Filipino Restaurant in Woodbridge. See Martha Reitman for more information or simply join the group after church on Sunday.

Nationals Baseball – A few tickets are left for the Community Covenant’s trip to the Nationals Baseball game on the 4th of July at 11:00 a.m. Contact Nelson Hastings to reserve your ticket (

This Week in “The Story:”
Sunday we are learning about: Chapter 19: The Return Home: The story of God’s people’s return from exile and life back in the land of Israel (Ezra, Haggai, Zechariah).

Next week we are learning about: Chapter 20: The Queen of Beauty and Courage: The story of Queen Esther and her bold move to save the Jewish people (Esther).

Announcements for May 17

Wear Red! – You are invited to continue the tradition of wearing red for worship on Pentecost Sunday, May 24th. Red symbolizes the Spirit who came like tongues of fire on the disciples in the upper room and who fills God’s church today with life and joy.

Church Garden – The church garden will soon be ready for planting! There are a handful of raised beds and other space in the garden below the parking lot. Contact Kathy Knowles to commit to a spot (hulabunnie@verizon.net).

Take Me Out to the Ballgame – A group from CCC will again be going to the Washington National’s game on Saturday, July 4th at 11:00 a.m. Contact Nelson Hastings soon to reserve a seat (naah96@verizon.net).

Relay for Life – CCC will be participating in the West Springfield Relay for Life supporting the American Cancer Society. There are three ways to get involved: 1) Join the walking team beginning on June 13th at 7pm at West Springfield High School and walk as long as you are able; 2) Purchase a luminary in honor or memory of a friend or family member for a suggested donation of $10 or more; or 3) Come on the 13th to cheer the team on. Questions? Contact John Benson (johnsbenson@hotmail.com) for more information or to purchase a luminary..

Summer Kick-Off Schedule:
Sunday, May 31: 9:30 a.m. Last Sunday School Class; 11:00 a.m. Worship
Sunday, June 7: 10:00 a.m. Worship; 11:30 a.m. Summer Kick-off Picnic with Table Covenant Church
Sunday, June 14: 10:00 a.m. Worship
Sunday, June 21: 10:00 a.m. Worship; 11:30 a.m. Congregational Business Meeting
(Worship continues at 10:00 a.m. throughout the summer; Sunday School resumes after Labor Day).

Announcements for May 3

Coming to Baptism – Are you feeling the call to commit to Christ and his church in a deeper way? CCC will offer the opportunity to be baptized during a service this summer. If you are interested or want to learn more, please speak with Pastor Devyn (PastorDevyn@gmail.com).

Church Garden – The church garden will soon be ready for planting! There are a handful of raised beds and other space in the garden below the parking lot. Contact Kathy Knowles to commit to a spot (hulabunnie@verizon.net).

This Morning – Today, CCC welcomes Table Covenant Church back to worship, as we hear the message from Pastor Mike Han. Table Covenant Church is a new church plant in the Fairfax City area led by Mike and Min Han.

Pastors on Vacation – Pastor Ryan and Pastor Devyn will be on vacation with family from Saturday, May 2 until Friday, May 8. They can be reached via email or on their cell phones.