First Covenant Church

The mission of First Covenant Church is to unify, nurture and equip the generations to love God and one another and to carry Christ's message into the world.

Weekly Bulletin 9/13/15


September 13
Fall Kick-Off Sunday (10:30am)
September 20
Life Electives Begin (9:15am)
September 18-20
Covenant Men’s Retreat
September 25-27
Covenant Women’s Retreat  

Fall Kick-Off Sunday: After the service today, we will have our annual Fall Kick-Off barbeque. Please bring a dessert to share, but if you didn’t, please come anyway! There will be plenty of food. Also note that Life Electives will begin next Sunday at 9:15am.
Sharing the Harvest: See bulletin insert for more information. For a second year, FCC is supporting this wonderful mission venture from Covenant World Relief and Wiley Heights Covenant Church in Yakima. 
Fall Men’s Retreat: If you’re interested, please talk to Rolf today about the Men's Retreat. It is next weekend Sept 18-20. Or you can email him at, or call (253) 230-7118. You can also register at If you're not interested, talk to Rolf anyway.
Fall Women’s Retreat: Ladies, we’d love to have you join us for this year’s retreat. Featuring the theme “Audacious Grace”, this promises to be a wonderful, blessed time! Scholarships will be available. Contact Janice Place at (503) 896-0368 or
Welcome Shelby! We have a new staff member joining the FCC: Shelby Dixon will be taking over as our Ministry Assistant. She will be replacing Gavin Dluehosh, who is entering chaplaincy training. Welcome to Shelby and Godspeed to Gavin!
LIFE GROUPS: Life Groups are the small groups of FCC that meet regularly for the purpose prayer, study and support.  We have several groups forming this Fall providing opportunities for connection.  There are both groups for men, groups for women, and groups for couples and singles. If you are interested in finding a group to connect with, contact Pastor Kent ( or Laurie Roberts, our Council member for Adult Ed. (

Financial Update
Malachi 3:10
YTD Budgeted Receipt:   $103,310
YTD Actual Giving:        $73,439
Shortfall:             $29,871