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Sunday Greeting from Mark

January 22 2016 at 12:46 pm 0 Comments

Here's a greeting from Mark Mitchell for your snowed-in Sunday.

P.J. Smyth messages from the last two Sundays:

"God’s Sovereignty and our Faith" (from January 10)


"Outwards" (from January 17)

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Have Church at Home

February 15 2015 at 9:01 am 4 Comments

Covenant Life Family,

Because the police are encouraging people to stay off the roads we’ve decided to cancel our service today. With the wind and icy conditions, we don’t want anyone to risk getting hurt.

Even if we don’t gather at a building we can still have church! Let me encourage you to set aside time by yourself or with your family to sing, pray and read God’s word. Our text today was 2 Chronicles 20 and the story of how God rescued Jehoshaphat and the people of Judah. Read that chapter and reflect on/discuss what it teaches about reliance on God.

Today we were also teaching a song that’s been a favorite of mine recently. It’s called “You Make Me Brave.” Listen to it in the video below. God’s great love for us gives us courage—courage to obey him and step out into the waves. Where is God calling you to step out in faith? What a wonderful truth that Jesus has made a way for us to enter into God’s presence.

Finally, please take time to pray for prayer. Sounds funny, but we want to grow as a church in being people who, like Jehoshaphat, set our face to seek the Lord. We’re kicking off 50 Days of Prayer this week. Please pray for yourself and the rest of the church that we will humbly seek the Lord and acknowledge that He alone is our salvation and hope.

—Joshua Harris

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Tonight’s Events Cancelled

January 24 2014 at 3:58 pm 0 Comments

Update at 4:50 p.m: For all intents and purposes the church building is closed for tonight due to restricted access to Muncaster Mill Road.

Thanks again for praying for the individuals involved in the accident and their families.

Due to an accident in front of the church this afternoon involving two vehicles and several pedestrians, Muncaster Mill Road is closed between Shady Grove and Woodfield Roads until roughly 7 p.m. tonight. People already on site at the church or school may exit the church northbound toward Woodfield Road, but there’s no inbound access.

All evening events have been cancelled, including the One Meeting.

Please be praying for God’s mercy, peace and healing for all involved in the accident.

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Effects of Last Night’s Thunderstorms

June 30 2012 at 9:17 am 0 Comments

12:50 p.m. UPDATE: Electrical power was restored at the church mid-day. Tomorrow, we’ll hold Sunday services as scheduled at both 9 and 11:30 a.m. Please join us!

Original post at 9:17 a.m.: The church building is currently on backup electrical power. Given the large number of outages in the region, it may take some time to restore power. If you have any kind of meeting scheduled at the church today, please contact the person who oversees the event.

We will post updates here as we have more information.

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Sunday, November 7: Time To “Fall Back”

November 4 2010 at 3:15 pm 0 Comments

We are all instructed to turn our clocks back one hour on Sunday, November 7, at 2 a.m., as most of the United States reverts from Daylight Saving Time to standard time.

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E-mail Outage

October 10 2010 at 12:49 am 0 Comments

Due to technical problems with our e-mail system over the last few days, it appears we have lost e-mails that were sent to any Covenant Life address ( on Thursday and Friday, October 7 and 8. Please resend any critical communications that you may have e-mailed during these two days.

We apologize for the inconvenience this has caused.

Thank you!

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