Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018
Adult Summer Sunday School welcomes Ian Clark
Sunday at 9:30 a.m. in FH203
We're hearing from scholars, teachers and preachers as we explore  Divine Hospitality and Finding God in the Company of Strangers
  • This week, Pastoral Resident Ian Clark (right) on Stories of Finding God in the Company of Strangers
  • Aug. 12 - Rabbi Dusty Klass on Biblical Hospitality in the Hebrew Bible
  • Aug. 19 - Jessica Patchett on Biblical Hospitality in the New Testament
  • Aug. 26 - Rodney Sadler on Biblical Hospitality and its Call to Contemporary Churches
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Support our partners at home and abroad
While you are shopping for school supplies, consider buying extra items for children in the care of our partners - at Highland (Charlotte), Crossnore Elementary (Avery County, NC) and Renguti School (Kenya).
  • Red, blue or green notebooks and pocket folders, pencils, crayons/markers, hand sanitizer, tissues, Post-it notes
  • Blessing of the Backpacks is Aug. 26: Bring your school bags to worship and pray for God's blessings on a new school year.
  • Contact Lucy Crain for questions.
Meet a mission partner: Urban Ministry Center
Tour is Wednesday, Aug. 8 from noon to 1 p.m.
Join Covenant folks for the last of three outings to our partner nonprofit agencies. We'll meet at the church to carpool 30 minutes prior to the visit. Lunch is included. RSVP to Lucy Crain.

Blood drive is coming up
Sunday, Aug. 12, 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Rec Wing
Every unit we collect can help save up to three lives. Reservations are encouraged but not required. Get connected here.

Book chat welcomes author Kathy Izard
Sunday, Aug. 19 at 6 p.m.
We'll discuss the book The Hundred Story Home: A Memoir about Finding Faith in Ourselves and Something Bigger by author Kathy Izard, who will join us for the evening. Contact Sally Jackson for directions to the host home.

Save the date: Author Wiley Cash visits Covenant
Convocation Sunday is Sept. 9
Wiley Cash's  latest book, The Last Ballad , chronicles the true story of a young mother struggling to provide for her family as a night-shift worker at the American Mill No. 2. Details here.

Parents of middle schoolers invited to series
Michelle Icard speaks on Sept. 16
Middle school can be a challenging time - for young people and parents alike. If your child is already there or about to start, equip yourself for the road ahead. All sessions are 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Fellowship Hall 207. Details here.




Coming soon: A new season of Open Table
Dinner and programs on Wednesday nights
In an Open Table series beginning Sept. 12, we'll contemplate how to prevent social media from hijacking the courage to be our unique selves. Click here for the full schedule.
  • Open Table Kickoff Night: Music & Conversation with Heather and Kenney Potter. "How Can I Keep From Singing?" Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 6:30 p.m. A festive evening with entertainment for all ages. Learn how music has the power to enrich our spiritual lives.
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Spread a blanket for Open Picnic Table
Wednesday, Aug. 15 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Enjoy the outdoors with Covenant folks of all ages. Ice cream and popsicles are provided on the Circle by the Early Childhood Education Committee. No RSVP needed.  Contact Lauren Sawyers for details.
Lead Classroom Teacher in Preschool
Please send cover letter, resume to Kathleen Grabert
Covenant's Preschool has an opening for a lead teacher. Come work with our supportive staff and families! Work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Details here.

Assistant Teacher in Preschool
Please send cover letter, resume to Kathleen Grabert
Covenant's Preschool has an opening for an assistant teacher. Work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Details here.


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