POTLUCK AND NEWCOMERS TABLE AFTER WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY: Be sure to come down to Bates Hall after worship for our monthly all-church Potluck! Whether you are a long-time member or just visiting us for the day, you are most welcome! As always, our potluck will include a "Newcomers Table" for those who may be visiting us and would like to learn more our community, history, and denominations with church leaders. Look for the table marked with a "Newcomers Table" sign to join us!
VIGIL FOR IMMIGRATION REFORM THIS SUNDAY AT 2:00 PM: One of our partner organizations, the Boston New Sanctuary Movement will host their quarterly vigil for immigrant justice at the Suffolk County Corrections Center and all are welcome to join! The vigil begins at 2:00 pm.
#RESTORE THE BEDS: AN AFFIRMATION OF DETOX & RECOVERY IN MASSACHUSETTS:
As a faith community deeply concerned for the most vulnerable amongst us, we ask you to consider signing this letter to our Public Officials urging the replacement and restoration of beds that were lost in closing of the shelter on Long Island. Please click here to read and sign the letter.
BIBLE STUDY 9:15 to 10:15 a.m., Second Floor, Williams Library.
NURSERY CARE FOR CHILDREN: Nursery Care is provided by our wonderful caregivers downstairs off of Bates Hall. Please ask an usher for directions if you need help finding it.
Upcoming Events and Announcements
JOIN US FOR EARTH SUNDAY WORSHIP NEXT SUNDAY, APRIL 26: Next Sunday will be an opportunity for us to renew our commitments towards more sustainable care and stewardship of our earth. We will celebrate the work towards divestment from fossil fuels in our congregation, our local community and our denominations.
COME TO THE CABARET! The Covenant Cabaret is our annual opportunity to gather for a fun evening of singing, stories, skits, and any other performance you might want to share! This year's Cabaret will be held on Saturday, May 16 at 7:00 pm in Bates Hall. The proceeds will go towards the upcoming delegation of Nicaraguans from our sister community up to Boston. Questions about this event or want to sign up to perform? Please email Julie Rogers (email@example.com) or Tom Handel (firstname.lastname@example.org ).
PRAYING WITH OUR FEET THIS SPRING: As we slowly approach springtime, it is also time for us to "pray with our feet" as we walk/run/donate to some of the many wonderful fundraising walks around our city!
MOTHERS DAY WALK FOR PEACE: Church of the Covenant has formed a team for the Mother's Day Walk for Peace on May 10th and we would LOVE to have you join us either by walking with us or supporting our team through money or prayers. If you would be interested in doing a "half-walk" that morning and then coming to church by 10:30, please see Rev. Rob Mark!
THE WALK FOR HUNGER: Project Bread's Annual Walk for Hunger is a huge and important event that draws over 40,000 people each year committed to ending hunger. Members of Covenant have already signed up to be a party of "Team Mobile Party" on this important walk! This year's walk will take place on Sunday, May 3.
CALL OF A PRESBYTERIAN DENOMINATIONAL MEETING: Please take this as a call of notice of a Presbytery denominational meeting on May 3rd, directly after service, at the south side of the sanctuary, to elect the nominee, Ellice Miller, as the at-large PCUSA representative to the Nominating Committee, with the convener to be designated. From Ed James, Clerk of Council
FIRST AID AT COVENANT:We have recently updated our church's First Aid kit. The new First Aid kit can be found in the small kitchenette on the second floor, in the cabinet above the sink.