June 28 | New Study! - The Bible for the Rest of Us 7:00PM • Worship Center & Homes Join us for a 5-week study on the Bible. We will learn about major themes and tips for studying the Bible more effectively. There will be opportunity to join in at the church as well as from home. No childcare provided.
Happy 4th of July!
Drop your kids off at the Asheville Mall food court and pick them up at Barnes & Noble at 3pm. Bring enough money to eat at the food court.
Imagine a world where curious kids become hands-on inventors, who discover they're crafted by God. Mark your calendars for Maker Fun Factory VBS on July 24-28. Kids will discover they are created by God and are built for a purpose! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info or to volunteer.
Covenant Parking Lot
A great way to serve those in need in our congregation & community. No car repair skills required (though there are ways to serve if you do have them).Help change oil, manage paperwork, or simply visit with those receiving help.Contact Kelly Houston at email@example.com to volunteer or to request service.
Required training for any adult, teen, or children's small group leaders. Food will be provided. Notify Ginny at firstname.lastname@example.org to request childcare.
All parents of kids and students are asked to attend this meeting. Ryan and Ginny will share about what the kids and student ministries will look like in the fall. This will also be an opportunity for parents to ask questions about each ministry. Food and childcare provided.
Connect Day is our Fall kick-off event where the following things happen:
Covenant Kids & OnRamp Small Group Promotion - 9:00AM & 10:30AM - All ages and grades (K-6th) will move up to their new small group and meet their small group leaders for the year!
GroupLink - 12:00PM - If you are interested in joining a small group, we would love to invite you to stick around after second service for GroupLink. We will be set up right by the entrance to the church. Please register if you plan to attend GroupLink to join a group or are a current small group who wants to expand.
Registration for Those Joining a Group
Registration for Current Groups Who Want to Expand
Small Group Kick-off - 12:30PM - After GroupLink, we will be having our Small Group Kick-Off. Come hungry for some great food and festivities. Childcare will be provided.
Covenant Students Kick-off- 6:00PM - We are starting this year off in color! Come at 6:00PM ready for a color war! We will have t-shirts there for you but be sure to wear clothes you don't mind getting a little more colorful! We will finish up at 8:00PM.
Drop-off 8:30AM • Pick-up 5:30PM
Please be in prayer for our students and adult leaders as they serve in Nashville, TN.
Bring money for food. We will just be hanging out and fellowshipping together.
Mandatory meeting for those going on the Nashville mission trip June 18th-24th. If you cannot make it please ask someone to represent you. Meeting will only last about 30 minutes. Food will not be provided.
Join us as we celebrate the end of a great year by hearing a final farewell from our Seniors and honoring our amazing leadership.
Celebrate another season of successful small groups with a fiesta! Come with your small group or, if you haven’t joined one just yet, get to know the groups we have here at Covenant.
All Covenant Women are invited to a day of fun and fellowship. We will gather at Covenant for breakfast and then have several fun activities planned for you to choose from.
Crochet Pocket Prayer Squares - Suzy Evans will lead a group in creating small squares with a cross in the middle that are used for people in hospitals and nursing homes to know they have been prayed for. (Basic crochet skills are needed. Participants will need to bring solid color yarn - size J, crochet hooks, and scissors. Free.)
String Art - Led by Bridget English & Michelle Weinmann
Come join us as we make a string art project that will look great in any room in your home. (All supplies provided. A great project for anyone, including moms and daughters! Free.)
Stitching - Julie Bagamary will lead a group in stitching a fabric postcard. What fun to get a small piece of art in the mail! Mail it or frame it, a Fabric Post Card is easily made from small fabric remnants & a fusible stabilizer. If you can iron, you can create a Fabric Post Card. These are so quick and easy, you will probably want to make more! (Stabilizer and fabric remnants will be provided. Please bring a glue stick, scissors and iron. Optional - needle and embroidery thread. Free.)
Hiking -Join Patty Garrott (alternate Ginny Allison) for a hike in Gerton. (No experience necessary. Free.)
Painting - Shonnie will lead a group to a studio in town for painting on canvas (similar to painting with a twist. (Details coming soon. Some cost - No more than $10)
9:00AM • Covenant Parking Lot A great way to serve those in need in our congregation & community. No car repair skills required (though there are ways to serve if you do have them). Help change oil, manage paperwork, or simply visit with those receiving help. Contact Kelly Houston at email@example.com to volunteer or to request service.
The week of May 12-21, congregations of all faiths and sizes will come together to serve across Buncombe County. Our Covenant family will participate in this week of service through serving our Haywood Street brothers and sisters on May 13th. There will be multiple projects to choose from. Please let us know which ones you would be interested in.
Unless otherwise noted, projects begin at <b>9 AM</b>. After lunch we will focus on cleaning up and finishing the painting project and Rise Against Hunger meal packaging.
Rise Against Hunger - This is an international hunger relief organization that distributes food and life-changing aid to the world's most vulnerable. Sign up for either:
• Set-up & Packaging - 10 People Needed - Arrive at 8:30AM and help unload the truck, then set up the meal packaging stations and help package (Both heavy and light lifting opportunities available).
• Packaging & Clean-up - 50 People Needed - Package meals and help clean up. (Kid Friendly)
Gardening & Campus Clean-up - 30 People Needed - Help with weeding, planting, and other beautification projects for the outside of the church. (Kid Friendly)
Painting - 15 People Needed - The Outfitter's Clothing Closet needs a face-lift so our friends have a nicer environment to shop in! Come ready to clean and paint.
Kitchen Cleaning & Hospitality - 10 People Needed - Help to deep-clean the kitchen in the morning, set up for lunch, and then clean up from lunch.
Bathroom Renovations - 5 People Needed - Help us improve our bathrooms next to the dining rooms so that our friends have a nicer space. Great for people with carpentry skills!
This year's OnRamp retreat has been cancelled. If you have any questions please contact Ryan directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 2 | First Tuesday: Night of Prayer 6:30PM • Worship Center This first Tuesday will be a little different. MaryAnne Eldridge was recently diagnosed with cancer and has been told that she has six months to live. We will hear her testimony, pray for her and invite others to be prayed for as well.
All Covenant men are invited to a time of food and fellowship. Join us for breakfast at 8:00AM, then choose from the activities below. Kids are welcome to join. Parents are responsible for choosing age-appropriate activities.
Hiking - Ryan Robertson will lead a group on a hike with low-moderate terrain within 10 miles of the church. (No experience necessary. Free.)
Fishing - Darrell Poole will lead a group to Cane Creek to go fishing. (No experience necessary. Free, but please provide your own supplies.)
Mountain Biking - Adam Bartsch will lead a group Mountain Biking. Please bring a bike. (Some experience necessary. Free.)
Skeet Shooting - Tad Tadlock will lead a group to a gun range for shooting skeet. ($60 Fee. Guns are available to rent.)
Movie - The movie Creed will be shown at the church. (Free)
It is impossible to live in Western North Carolina and not notice the beautiful scenery. We want to take advantage of the views and gather for mountain-top worship where students can focus on God’s creation through worship, prayer, and devotion.
Sunrise Service – Join us around the fire for an early opportunity to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection.
Regularly Scheduled services will still be held.
No Covenant Students Programming.
Tenebrae Service – A quite, contemplative service focusing on Jesus’ final moments before his death.
Celebrate with Covenant Kids as we start off Easter week by remembering Jesus as king through a processional of palms. Please drop your children off in their regular small group rooms.
She Finds Hope Women’s Conference 8:00AM • Worship Center She Finds Hope is a combination of practical application and spiritual inspiration given through messages that equip you to overcome doubt, give you spiritual energy, and encouragement in your walk with Christ.
Register at shefindshope.org/register/she-finds-hope-conference.
Various serving opportunities will be available for you and your children to participate with Room In the Inn. For more information or to participate, please contact Ginny Allison at email@example.com.
Students Letter Writing Party After Students Worship & Small Groups • Worship Center For students going to the Nashville Mission Trip. If you are writing support letters be sure to show up. Cards, envelopes, and pens will be available. Please bring addresses of letter recipients.
Chldren’s Pastor, Ginny, will kick off this Easter series in a service designed for adults and children.
Once a year, our Covenant family comes together to host women in need of shelter in our church building. Dinner is provided each night along with fun activities by small groups and volunteers from our congregation. Volunteer sign-ups begin February 12th in the lobby. For more information contact Lisa Hoblitt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is an acoustic service of singing, prayer, and devotion. You will hear a word of encouragement designed to remind us of who God is and why we worship Him. Childcare for 5 and under provided.
For parents of 6th-12th grade students who want to know more about
the student ministry and how to be involved. Food will be provided
This is a quiet and reflective service of prayer and healing. We create a safe and sacred space for people to experience the power of the Holy Spirit in their lives. Please join us if you, or someone you know, is in need of physical or spiritual healing. Childcare for 5 and under provided.