Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018
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Make plans for Covenant Impacts Charlotte
Commitment Sunday is Nov. 11
Be part of an inspirational day of serving our community.  After unified worship in the Sanctuary at 10 a.m.  and lunch in the Fellowship Hall, we'll take part in projects on campus and across the city.
  • Click here to see service opportunities for all experience levels.
     
  • Click here to order a 2019 T-shirt. Shirts will be distributed on the morning of Covenant Impacts Charlotte.
     
  • Please make your financial pledge for the 2019 operating
    budget on or before Commitment Sunday. Your commitment enables the church to produce an accurate budget and position our ministries for the broadest impact. You will receive a packet in the mail or you can visit CovenantPresby.org/pledge.
What's happening at Open Table
On the menu: Taco bar, Tres Leches cake
You're invited for dinner in the Fellowship Hall from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Programs for all ages are at 6:30 p.m., including these opportunities:
  • Authentic Living in a Wired World: Prevent social media from hijacking the courage to be your unique self, FH207.
  • The Bible Skimmed, Our 10 Favorite Back-Pocket Scriptures with Bob Henderson and Jessica Patchett, FH203.
  • Childcare for infants-K is available from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
New! Six-week series with QC Family Tree 
Sunday from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
What does it mean to choose abundance in a world that tells a story of scarcity?  Join Greg and Helms Jarrell, along with Lucy Crain and Julia Watkins, to create experiments of imagination as we design, test and reflect on ways of living abundantly in the world. 

Greg and Helms are working to cultivate community in the Enderly Park neighborhood. This series runs through Nov. 18. Week One is in the Parlor. Dinner will be served. Child care available.  RSVP here.

Construction has begun!
You'll see increased activity in coming days
Last week, Covenant received final sign-off from the city to move forward with our campus improvement projects. Work officially began Tuesday and construction activities will ramp up in the coming days. 

The hospitality space, which will house our new Child Development Center, will be completed first, followed by renovations to the Education Wing, Fellowship Hall and Dilworth Road entrance. 

Take a survey on child development center 
What should the center's website offer?
As Covenant prepares for a full-day child development center, our leadership team would like your feedback on what the CDC website should look like. Click here to complete a survey.

Thank you from the CDC team: Ariel Gritter, Catherine Bracey, Sarah
Crowder, Anarosa Covaria, Adrienne Davis, Hannah and Zack Leitner, Betty Graybeal, Judy Grubbs, Catherine Abeyta and Noelle Lewis. 

Author Jennifer Harvey will speak at Covenant
Sunday, Oct. 21 at 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Jennifer Harvey, author of the acclaimed book Raising White Kids, will speak about the need for honest conversations on race and white identity.

A talk at 9:30 a.m. is for everyone - parents, grandparents, neighbors and educators. A workshop-style evening session at 6 p.m. is specifically geared toward parents and guardians. Learn more here.

Struggling with hearing loss? Learn from an expert
Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 11:30 a.m., FH203
While visual problems separate us from objects, hearing problems separate us from people. Dr. Hunter Hoover of Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates will discuss treatments for hearing loss. He will also address hissing in the ear called tinnitus. RSVP here.

Show some love for a teacher
Highland Heroes brunch is Monday
You can contribute food, drinks, flowers and notes. Our team will deliver to the school. Click here to see the needs  through SignUp Genius.  Please drop off items in Fellowship Hall collection point near kitchen.
Needed: Texas Hash for shelter guests
Next meal is Tuesday, Oct. 30
Help serve our neighbors at Men's Shelter of Charlotte by preparing  Texas  Hash and desserts. Place items in the Fellowship Hall freezer at your convenience. 
Contact Joe Pool for questions.   Click here  for the Texas Hash recipe. 

Be a buddy for Epiphany students
Volunteers needed for lunch, field trips
The Epiphany School, based here on Covenant's campus, supports children who move through our world a little differently. You can serve as a lunch/recess buddy weekdays from 11 a.m. to noon. Volunteers are also needed to drive vans for field trips to Triple Play Farm in Davidson, leaving Epiphany at 8:15 a.m. and returning at 1:30 p.m. Get connected here.
We are collecting calendars, greeting cards
For neighbors at Crisis, Moore Place, Center of Hope
Contribute 2019 calendars and new  greeting /Christmas  cards  for neighbors in need. Drop off at the collection bin in the Rec Wing through January. We collected over 400 calendars last year.  For questions, contact Jane H. Taylor.

Sign up for Covenant's youth basketball league
Registration ends Oct. 19
Covenant welcomes ages 5 to 18 for our basketball league. Teams practice once a week for one hour starting in November. Games are held on Saturdays in various church gyms beginning in December. Get connected here.

Zeno Wall named property manager
Zeno joined us in May on interim basis
Zeno Wall has been named Property Manager effective October 1. As you know, Zeno has served as the interim property manager since May 14 and is happy to join us on a permanent basis.
 
Zeno has held supply, logistics and technology positions with companies such as Target, Compact Power Equipment and Family Dollar. As the Purchasing Agent for a local commercial lighting manufacturer, he was the Facilities Manager for several commercial properties owned by the company. While at Compact Power Equipment, he managed $10 million in electrical and mechanical inventory in support of a nation-wide team of technicians.
 
Zeno graduated in 1998 from Wingate University with a degree in communications. Zeno and his wife, Lisa, are the parents of a 16-year-old daughter, Lauren.  Please join us in congratulating Zeno on this change and continuing to support his work in property management.


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