Highlights in the Life of Covenant

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April 2017            60th Anniversary Celebration
January 2016        The Rev. Carl Utley becomes interim pastor
2016                     2016 Mission Study presented
December 2015    The Rev. Robert Fiedler retires
May 2015             The Rev. Tate Mitchell installed as Associate Pastor
April 2015            Pipe Organ Restoration Campaign begins
December 2014    The Rev. Dusty Fiedler retires
September 2014   Kim Garst hired as Church Administrator/Treasurer
                           Gail Schuler hired as Secretary/Recording Treasurer
Summer, 2014      $36,000 mission offerings brings clean water to
                           Guatemala hospital
March 2014 Candace Blair hired as Youth and Children’s Music Director
January 2014 Adult Membership stands at 879
Lori McAnnally hired as Church Administrator
November 2013 Kim Garst hired as Secretary/Recording Treasurer
April 2013 Krista Shinew hired as organist
Spring 2011 Short-term mission trips for youth and adults serve our neighbors in Kentucky, Guatemala, and Malawi
April 2008 Susan Foard hired as Director of Children’s Ministries
March 2008 Kitty Mortara hired as Director of Adult Ministries/Volunteer Coordinator
September 2007 Covenant celebrates its Fiftieth Anniversary and Dedicates New Building
November 2003 New pipe organ console dedicated
August 2003 Mark Overacker hired as Building Superintendent
September 2001 Contemporary Psalm Series creates new music through a worship grant
August 2001 Covenant finishes its 7th Habitat House working with other Presbyterians
August 2000 Mary Blackwell hired as Sexton
May 1997 A Service of Celebration: Fortieth Anniversary ($40,000 given to two new churches)
September 1996 The Revs. Robert and Dusty Fieldler installed as Pastors (Sixth and Seventh Ministers)
1993 Sanctuary expansion adds 100 seats
1990 Parking Lot expansion
1989 Richard Rudolph hired as Director of Music
1986 Mary MacMichael hired as Director of Youth and Church Activities
1982 Church Office expands
May 1982 A Service of Celebration: Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Covenant Presbyterian Church
1981 Organization of Youth Group Program
March 1979 The Rev. James H. Riach installed as Pastor (Fifth Minister)
September 1977 A Service of Celebration: Twentieth Anniversary and Dedication of Pipe Organ with recognition of rebuilders and installers
June 1977 Fellowship Hall air conditioned
April 1975 The Rev. John H. Roark installed as Pastor (Fourth Minister)
March 1972 Sold Manse
June 1970 Sanctuary air conditioned
May 1968 The Rev. James F. Van Dyke installed as Pastor (Third Minister)
April 1967 Dr. Bernard E. Bain speaker for Tenth Anniversary
May 1966 Dedication of Sanctuary and furnishings
December 1965 First Worship Service in Sanctuary
April 1965 Pipe organ purchased ($400)
February 1964 Sanctuary Building Fund Campaign started ($44,000 pledged)
June 1962 The Rev. Dr. George H. Fitzgerald installed as Pastor (Second Minister)
September 1959 Weekday Kindergarten started
December 1958 Dedication of our first building
July 1958 Cornerstone laid
April 1958 Ground Breaking Ceremony for our first building on our First Anniversary
October 1957 Building Fund Campaign started
July 1957 Final Charter Members received (105 total)
June 1957 Building Council appointed
First Elders and Deacons ordained and installed
The Rev. Samuel R. Hope installed as Pastor
May 1957 Purchased Manse
April 1957 Church Officially organized by Montgomery Presbytery (60 members)
March 1957 Organized Women of the Church Circles
Organized Sunday School classes (March 10, 1957)
Chose “Covenant” as our name
February 1957 First Worship Service held at Cave Spring High School
January 1957 First meeting of proposed congregation (21 people)
1955 $40,000 appropriated by Presbytery for New Church
  • Christ Connections 9:15 a.m.
    Worship 10:30 a.m.

    Office Hours:
    M 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    T-Th 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    F 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Upcoming Events

    1. 11:30am – Preschool Christmas Program (Sanctuary)

      December 15 @ 11:30 am
    2. 12:00pm – Preschool Staff Meeting (Blue Room)

      December 15 @ 12:00 pm
    3. 8:00am – Men’s Bible Study & Fellowship (Red Room)

      December 16 @ 8:00 am
    4. 4:00pm-7:00pm – Christmas Drop-in Open House at The Allen’s

      December 16 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    5. 3rd SUNDAY OF ADVENT

      December 17 @ 12:30 am
  • Discover Covenant

    God's Mission and Ours

    The Mission:
    Loving God, loving people, making disciples

    The Vision:
    To fully engage people in and outside the congregation in the ministry of Jesus Christ through worship, learning, missions, fellowship, and stewardship, leading people into faithful, joyful discipleship

    The Core Values:
    At Covenant, we strive to be Christ-centered and follow the Spirit’s leading as we:

    WORSHIP, providing a warm and welcoming spiritual home for all;

    TEACH, offering creative discipleship opportunities;

    NURTURE, fostering caring relationships and maintaining unity in conflict;

    REACH, extending God’s love and compassion locally and globally.

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