As a church, we are committed to service in Christ’s name, and to growing in our knowledge and experience of his holy word. It is our hope and prayer that people place their trust in Jesus Christ as the only savior from sin and death, and that they grow in their relationship with him. We are constantly working on providing meaningful worship experiences, opportunities for well-researched Bible studies, and impacting events for fellowship and Christian hospitality, prayer, and other ministerial programs.

Adult Connections at Covenant

Music Ministry

Choir rehearsals are on Thursday evenings at 7pm.  Anyone is welcome to join us in singing a variety of Gospel-centered music.
 
Students may join if they are in 5th grade or higher.
 
Christmas Cantata rehearsals will begin Thursday, October 18th at 8pm.  The Cantata will be December 16th at 7pm. This community choir will be accompanied by an orchestra.
 
 

Small Groups

There are several small groups at the church. They meet different nights of the week. If you would be interested, please contact the office at 724-981-3535.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sunday School

Each Sunday at 9am, adults have three options:
 
The Gospel Project – facilitated by Craig Campbell – this class meets in the Old Library (off of the Old Sanctuary) – this fall the class will study “In the Beginning”, covering Creation and the Fall (Genesis; Job), God Establishes a Covenant People (Genesis), and God Grows His Covenant People (Genesis). Along the way, we will encounter God’s plan of redemption in Scripture through study of the Biblical narrative, the essential doctrines of the faith, and the call to join in God’s mission locally and around the world.
 
Leadership 101 – facilitated by Rev. Rick Stauffer – this class meets in Conference Room 2 (near the youth area) – class intended for leaders in the life of Covenant Church but open to anyone who wants to learn more about what it is to be a leader in the church.
 
Covenants – facilitated by Rev. Bob Stauffer – this class meets in the Multi-purpose Room (basement) – Even though our church is named Covenant, you may not be fully aware of what the Covenants of the Bible are or what they mean. You will find that you can’t really understand the Bible until you understand the Old Testament Covenants and how they form the foundation that the New Testament builds on. Join us as we see the Bible come alive through the eyes of the Old Testament patriarchs!
 
The nursery is available and we have grade level classes for youth and children.
 

Youth Events (grades 6-12)

 

Sunday, September 16 Extreme Air Event (Club 252 students & families are also welcome to join us)

We will leave the church at 5pm, bring money to have dinner in Niles, jump from 6-8pm and return to the church by 8:30pm. Cost is $15 (includes socks). Parents jump for free and siblings are ½ price. Permission form available here. You will also need to fill out a waiver.
 

Sunday, September 23

Join us for dinner, games, teaching, and small groups
6-8pm at the church
 

Sunday, September 30

Join us for dinner, games, teaching, and small groups
6-8pm at the church
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Student Ministry (grades 6-12)

Our student ministry is not its own separate entity but an extension of the ministry of Covenant Presbyterian Church, which seeks to proclaim “Jesus Christ and him crucified” (1 Cor 2:2) so that “we may present everyone mature in Christ” (Col 1:28). We hope to partner with parents and families to bring students into the life of the church, and to empower parents for the work of discipleship in the home. We cultivate this mission in the following ways:

Youth Group

Youth Group is a monthly gathering of all the youth for fellowship, family style dinner, fun and teaching. Through Youth Group, we hope to lead students in various aspects of the life of the church and godly living as well. We hope that students not only get to experience these good things but also come to see them as good and enjoyable as well.

During Youth Group, we aim to lead students in at least 30 minutes of gospel-centered teaching from scripture. We work not only to teach the truth of scripture, but to also teach the beauty of scripture, and to train students to read and understand the Bible for themselves. 

Events

 
Events are fun ways to gather students and their families. Discipleship goes beyond preaching and teaching and into how we live in the real world.
Events make memories, form friendships, and provide ample opportunity for discipleship in daily situations outside the walls of the church. 
Most of our events are designed to allow parents (and siblings) to join the fun. We believe God designed discipleship to take place first in the home, then through the church. In family-based events, we encourage and work to enable families to have quality experiences 
together to benefit discipleship in the home.

Sunday School – Small Groups

We will resume September 9th.

Youth Sunday School consists of four classes (Jr. High Girls, Jr. High Boys, Sr. High Girls, Sr. High Guys). All classes gather in the Youth Area, then split into their respective classes.
The Gospel Project follows God’s redemptive plan throughout all of Scripture and intentionally sets up parents and students to have discussions at home about what they are learning in class.
 
 

Sunday School classes

Each of our children’s Sunday School use The Gospel Project
curriculum, along with the rest of the church. The classes are grouped into 3 year olds  to 1st  grade students and 2nd to 5th students (Club 252). Both classes meet Sunday morning from 9:00-10:00.
 

Summer’s Best 2 Weeks (SB2W)

SB2W is a two week sports-oriented day camp for students entering 3rd-8th grade. Camp dates are not set yet.

 

SB2W JUNIOR

SB2W Junior is a one week, half day sports oriented day camp for children entering Kindergarten-2nd grade. Camp dates are not set yet.
 

Opportunities for Children during the worship hour (10:30-11:30am)

Crib Nursery for infants to age 2 ½ – There is a crib nursery around the corner from the sanctuary. Parents pick up your children immediately after the service.
 
Children’s Church for children ages 3 through 2nd grade – meets in the Little Lambs Classroom also around the corner from the crib nursery! Kids will learn about Jesus every week through a story, game, or craft! Parents, please pick up your children immediately after the service.
 
Worship Bags for children ages 5 to 8 – Activity bags are available at the back of the sanctuary for children during worship. Please return these bags to the back of the sanctuary at the end of the service.  

Summer’s Best 2 Weeks (SB2W)

SB2W is a two week sports-oriented day camp for students entering 3rd-8th grade. Camp dates are not set yet.

 

SB2W JUNIOR

SB2W Junior is a one week, half day sports oriented day camp for children entering Kindergarten-2nd grade. Camp dates are not set yet.

Mission – reaching out in God’s name

Free community lunch program at St. John’s Episcopal Church

We sponsor the  2nd Saturday of each month from 11 to 1 where we cook and serve meals. We  cook the Thursday prior to the second Saturday at 5pm in our kitchen at
Covenant. Then, on Saturday we transport the food to St. John’s and serve the
community. Feel free to join us on Thursday or Saturday.
 
Thursday, before the 2nd Saturday, in Covenant’s kitchen:
5:00 to 7:00 approximately – prepare food for Saturday meal
 
2nd Saturday of the month:
8:45 – 9:30 transport food from Covenant to St. John’s
9:15-10:45 prep food and beverages
10:30 – 1:00 serve
11:00 – 1:00 interact with diners in dining room
11:00 – 2:00 wash dishes
12:45 – 2:00 clean-up, return dishes and misc. to Covenant, and drop-off leftovers to Joshua’s Haven
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 
 
 

Sierra Leone Church Challenge

 

Covenant Church has a strong history steeped in mission work both locally and abroad. We support a number of missionaries through our funds and mission trips.

 
If you would like to learn more about our passion for mission, please contact the office for the date of our next meeting or visit our Facebook page.
 
Links to some of the missions and people we support:
Rancho Santa Marta  with Bill & Kay Lawrence
Coalition for Christian Outreach  with Ted Schumacher & Beth (Herman) Walker
Cru  with Randy Veccia
LATCOM  with Nathan Ramsey
 
 
 

For our mission partners