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.

Bulletin for Sunday October 23, 2016

Take A Closer Look:

Baby Shower: Ladies, please join us today following service at The Place’s home 35 Meikle PL as we celebrate the coming of Andrea & Aaron Burnett’s baby boy!!! We will be having lunch and hope you will join us in a time of fellowship, getting to know other women in our church, and blessing the Burnett Family. If you are interested in walking over please meet in the lobby at 11:55.

Congregational Meeting: We would like to invite you to join us following our service next Sunday, October 30th as we have our congregational meeting. We will be talking about our staffing, what the plan is, and where we are at in that plan. We invite you to come, be a voice and give your input. Lunch and childcare will be provided.

Sharing The Harvest: Did you order apples from Sharing The Harvest? Next Sunday, October 30th your apples will be ready to pick up!

Book Fair: On October 30 and November 6, family ministries will have a book fair! Looking for Christmas gifts for children in your life? Come check it out. We will have a table available with books and then a chance to order any that you would like to. Looking for great stories, devotionals for kids, Christmas stories, come check it out!

Annual Wreath Making: We are looking for a crafty person who is interested in being the lead contact for our Annual Wreath Making Event. There will be a pizza lunch and donations welcome. If this is something you are interested in leading please contact Pastor Kent or Shelby in the office:

Looking Ahead:

October 29-30Sharing the Harvest

October 30 All Family Worship

October 30 Congregational Meeting

November 6 Daylight Savings End

November 20 Soup, Supper, Service

November 23 No Youth Group

November 24 Thanksgiving

November 27 All Family Worship/Beginning of advent

December 4 Wreath Making

December 14 Youth Group Christmas Party

Weekly Worship:

During the fall we will be having the gift of guest worship leaders. We are excited for the opportunity of having these talented men and women lead us in worship. The following is a list who will be leading for the next month:

                      Oct.   23 Kelly Ballard
Oct.   30 Jelani Greenidge/All Family Worship
                      Nov.  06 Phil Hobizal
                      Nov.  13 Andy Barefoot
                      Nov.  20 Andy Barefoot

Giving Update as of October 16th:

YTD Budgeted Receipt: $146,780
YTD Actual Giving: $129,831
Shortfall: $16,949