• Pints With The Pastor in person August 12th!

  • Church opening soon. Watch this space!

  • Meditation is on Tuesday, July 27th at 7 pm.

  • We need volunteers to cut grass & water. See below.

  • Thrive With Pride July 27th at 11 am! Info below.

  • Thrive With Pride, small group August 5th at 7pm.
Holy Covenant has started to use an online software program called SignUp Genius to create volunteer opportunities and for future worship.

With this online software, you will be able to sign-up to help with a variety of different events being held at the church. By signing up you will receive reminders for what you have signed up to help with and can keep track of other volunteer opportunities that may arise.

When you see a volunteer opportunity for a sign-up like grass cutting, garage sale, etc. there will be a link that will take you to the sign-up sheet. Please fill it out as needed.

Our partner at Share Food, Share Love uses this online software with great success! Let's make it successful for our church too by everyone clicking on the provided link and sign up to help out Holy Covenant as needed.

If you have any questions, please contact Rev. Martha or Barbara Adams Latsaras at socialmedia@holycovenantmcc.org.

Your generosity is needed, now more than ever! You may give via:

PayPal — access it through our website or send your donation on PayPal to donations@holycovenantmcc.org

Electronic Check
Send an electronic check from your financial institution, or by sending a personal check. Our address is 9145 Grant Ave, Brookfield, IL, 60513.

There is a button below to give via Square. Or click this link here

Please remember that when giving through Square and PayPal they do charge a percentage fee to the church unless it shows an option to help out the church and pay that fee.

See the weekly giving below. Holy Covenant needs at least $4,650 a month to meet its obligations for bills and salary. We are now showing what the percentage of giving is and how we are doing on a monthly basis.

Needed Weekly
(4 WEEKS) $1,166

The Difference is $1,474
Please consider contributing to
Holy Covenant via PayPal, Check, or Square.

10:00 AM CST
Our worship celebration is every Sunday at 10 am CST. If you would like to join us, you may go to our Facebook page at Holy Covenant Facebook Page and click on the Live button to watch the service, or you may join via Zoom (link is below).

Sunday Reading:
Mark 6:30-34, 53-56

Rev. Martha Daniels
Sermon Title:
"Rest and Return"

Have a candle ready to light, cookie or bread, and a glass of your favorite libation for communion.

You can also find previous sermons on our YouTube Channel here.

Rev. Martha is available by email, phone, Facebook Messenger, and text for any pastoral needs you may have revmarthadaniels@gmail.com

Holy Covenant is blooming!

When we resume services, make sure you say hi to Titan the turtle. He lives across the alley from Holy Covenant, 2nd house from the corner.

He lives in the backyard along the back fence. We just learned about him recently and those who come to the church trot over to say hi!
TUESDAY, JULY 27TH AT 11:00 am
We are delighted to welcome Dr. Mauricio Cifuentes, a clinical social worker with several decades of professional work in trauma and resiliency. Mauricio himself is an out gay man, and will be sharing from his personal and professional experiences on overcoming whatever trauma life has thrown one’s way. This will be a powerful session – we’ll provide lots of tools and follow up resources as well!

Join by clicking or calling: https://zoom.us/j/96661294106
Or dial (312)626-6799
(enter ID 966 6129 4106 at prompt)

This event is free and open to all; no registration is required.

Click on the image to download the flyer.

Wednesdays in July (July 7 - July 28) 
Time: 6:30pm Central / 7:30pm EDT / 11:30pm GMT
Facilitators: Rev. Lori McPherson & Rev. Lauren Bennett (with guests!) 
Cost: free! 
Meeting location: mccgsl.org/zoom 

Part sing-along, part reflection, join us on Wednesday nights throughout the month of July as we dive deep into the meaning of many popular songs by the beloved lesbian duo: The Indigo Girls. In each class, we will sing along (on mute) to 4-5 songs, discuss the background of each song, and glean some wisdom from A Song to Sing, A Life to Live written by Emily and Don Saliers. Co-leaders, Rev. Lori McPherson of MCC NOVA (Virginia, USA) and Rev. Lauren Bennett of MCCGSL (St. Louis, Missouri, USA), will also share their personal reflections and encourage participants to reflect on their own memories. Whether you are a long-time fan or a first-time listener, you are invited to join us for this fun, uplifting, and inspirational weekly gathering. 

Join us: Wednesday in July at mccgsl.org/zoom 
Sign up for reminders at mccgsl.org/programs 
August 12th at 6:00 pm
Due to Rev. Martha's broken ankle, Pints is on hold for July. When she is able to travel then come have dinner at Irish Times in Brookfield and chat with Rev. Martha and your friends from Holy Covenant about whatever is on your mind!

This date is an in-person tentative date pending Rev. Daniels's mobility.

Time: 6 pm, Thursday, August 12th
Irish Times
8869 Burlington Ave
Brookfield, IL 60513
Meditation has returned! The next meditation is on Tuesday, July 27th at
7 pm at the church. Mary Ann will be leading the meditation in Fellowship Hall. This event is free and open to all women.

Please be prompt at 7 pm
so there are no distractions.

We will be following CDC/Illinois guidelines.

  • If you are vaccinated, then no mask is necessary
  • If you are not feeling well, please stay home.
  • We ask that you use hand sanitizer as you enter the building
  • You must be vaccinated or have a negative COVID test.

Some more information about meditation:

  • An RSVP is now required via call-in, text, or email verification to guarantee coverage for any handouts or other materials.

  • Meditation gatherings are gratuitously offered, a basket will be present for any gracious “Love Offerings” will be provided to cover any costs for the group.

  • The group is open to Women Only and bringing a friend, or two is always welcomed. Because this is a group format in the support of our community, it is healing for each individual to make a personal commitment to participate in exchanges accordingly to one's ability to share, grow and heal as well as the benefit to the group as a whole.

  • Meditation begins promptly after 7 P.M., doors will be locked at 7:01 to prevent interruptions, maintaining group safety, and upholding everyone’s privacy, however, doors will be opened for “socializing” 15-45 minutes or more prior to 7 P.M. to accommodate community social time, as long as RSVP’s are made to accommodate the needs of the group.

  • Depending on the size of the group, the facilitator's presentation, and the material of the evening, session length averages 90 - 120 minutes,
  • 8:30 - 9:00 P.M., but can, in few and rare cases, extend up to 10 P.M. 

  • Personal/Private meditation sessions are available for individuals or small groups, as well as other Holistic Healing. Discussion of facilitators' scheduling and fees available upon request.

If you have any questions, please email Mary Ann Latsaras at only1amar@yahoo.com.
It is now summer and our grass is growing as is our flowers and vegetable garden. We need some volunteers that would be willing to come and cut the grass and water the front and back of the church and the rose garden! You can volunteer to do it once, twice, or whenever you want. If you feel you can help, please let Mary Ann know by dropping her an email at only1amar@yahoo.com or you can sign-up on our new volunteer portal called Sign-up Genius. Click SignUp Genius to Volunteer!

We started with a sign-up date of Saturday, but you can come and cut the grass any day of the week that is convenient for you.

We have a lawnmower and all the lawn equipment you will need! 
NEXT BOARD MEETING August 19, 2021
The next in-person Board meeting will be on July 15th.

You can find the July Board minutes on our website and the July Agenda one week before our meeting on our website here.

You can find a PDF of the past Board Meetings Agenda and Minutes here
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