August Message From Pastor Tim: “Thy Kingdom Come”

Over the past, almost five months, concern over Coronavirus has almost crippled the world economy, shut down businesses, schools, churches, and convalescent homes and shortened pro sports seasons, among other things. There has been too much death (which we grieve over), along with the vast majority of those infected, who have recovered. This pestilence has affected everyone’s lives. It is … Read More

Senior High Youth Group (CHYG)

CHYG is on pandemic hiatus. . . but group texts, social media and graduation parties at the youth’s house or a restaurant are attended and celebrated by all of us. We are excited to welcome the new freshman (see the last paragraph for all the other grades) in September. We will follow the rules that are in place for school/church … Read More

Christian Education Update – August 2020

Annual Safe Church training is scheduled for Sunday, August 23, at 11:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Room. At that time, in addition to reviewing our Safe Church policy, we will focus on new guidelines for children’s classes and programs. Everyone who works with our children is required to attend or to view the training. We will record this event through … Read More

Women’s Ministry for August 2020

Women Ministries events are for all women of the church and their friends. Our Gardeners’ Market: Since there still is no coffee time fellowship after worship, we will set up our produce on a table near Pastor Tim’s office so you can browse on your way out the side door (remember to keep traffic one-way) Take what you want; pay … Read More

July Message From Pastor Tim: “Let your heart be glad”

Tyler Johnson, Covenant pastor from Urbandale, Iowa, wrote this: We live in a world that continually preaches messages of scarcity and lack, of danger and worry. How desperately we need to be reminded that our God is enough. In him there is no lack. In him there is nothing to fear. Our God is good and is abundantly able to … Read More

We Are Reopening: Check Out Our Reopening Guidelines

Come back  when you feel you can. Please enter only by the main Sanctuary doors and exit by one of the side exits to promote one-way traffic. Wear a mask if you need to. Maintain social-distancing in deciding where to sit. Pick up your worship bulletin at the Sanctuary door or next to the offering plate at the front of the church. Place your offering in the plate now or at the … Read More

Summer Sermon Series: The Seven Churches of Revelation

7/12 Introduction: The Seven Churches of Revelation“Reflecting the Light of Christ”7/19 Pastor Gary Freimuth: Psalm 1397/26 Pastor Liz Whitney8/2 The Church of Ephesus: Loveless (2:1-7)8/9 The Church of Smyrna: Suffering (2:8-11)8/16 Lisa Olsen: The Church of Pergamum:Compromising, (2:12-17)8/23 The Church of Thyatira: Adulterous (2:18-29)8/30 Pastor Ann Carr: The Church of Sardis: Dead, (3:1-6)9/6 The Church of Philadelphia: Faithful (3:7-13)9/13 The … Read More

June Message From Pastor Tim: The New Birth Experience

Jesus answered and said to him, “Unless you are born of God, you will not see the kingdom of God”. (John 3:3)Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy has caused us to be born again, into a living hope, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. (1 Peter … Read More

Technology Matching Grant from the East Coast Conference

Our conference is offering up to $500 to help churches with upgrading their technology for recording and live-streaming worship services. Some of our members have given us seed money ($1,000) to go ahead and purchase what we would need to get started. As you know, we currently are recording only the audio portion of our services. You can find each … Read More

Tithes and Offerings

Lori Vigeant, our treasurer, reports that all the usual expenses continue, but we have been keeping up with our bills even though offerings have been below what was budgeted. Please continue to mail your offerings to the church or to give through the online option. To set up regular online giving to the Covenant Church go to the website (covchurchthomaston.org) … Read More