Coffee Conversations with Parents

September 8th, 2020 by Erica Stephenson


Parents with Teenagers - Let's Get Together!

No expectations, no presentations, no agendas - just parents getting to know one another, and connecting over parenting teenagers! Including after dinner (dinner is provided every first Sunday night of the month for youth group) dessert and coffee/tea.

A Reflection on Pentecost Sunday

May 18th, 2016 by Carl Buffington

The colors are still visible but not nearly as vivid as they were in person. A rainbow streak appeared in the middle of the picture from the green streak, still visible, down.

As a family was walking out the front doors of the church at the close of Sunday’s service, one of the children said something like, “I never hear from God or see anything like others do.”  Just then he looked up and saw what’s below and took a picture of it.  His father came to get me and said, “Fr. Carl, you have to see this!”  It was gone by the time I got outside.  But then, it wasn’t for me.

Awaiting Pentecost

May 3rd, 2016 by Clint Kandle

John and Susan Stevens offer a gracious invitation as we await Pentecost:

"I am going to send what my Father has promised, but stay in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high."

These were the last instructions Jesus gave his disciples before he ascended into heaven. The disciples went to Jerusalem and waited.

What Do We Really Love?

April 14th, 2016 by Carl Buffington

Dear Friends at New Covenant:

In my sermon Sunday I explored briefly how do we respond to the question of Jesus, “Do you love me?”

Do we mean what sing, “You are my everything, and I will adore you.” In Luke 14.33 Jesus says,  "In the same way, those of you who do not give up everything you have cannot be my disciples." NIV.

A Recollection Of Past Events

April 14th, 2016 by Carl Buffington

Dear Friends at New Covenant,

To reminisce means: to indulge in enjoyable recollection of past events. Just remembering then, I surmise, can be enjoyable or not. Even the bad times, moments, events, decisions, etc. now after 23 years on April Fool’s Day, can evoke a smile from me.
I am so thankful.

So I reminisce.

Thank You for the Prayer!

February 26th, 2016 by Erica Stephenson

Thank you for praying for our 4th-6th graders as they went on their retreat last Saturday!

The JC456 leaders, Thom Shaw, Kris Taff and Jane Trnka, planned a great day where students learned more about who God is through Daniel's story. Lee Grady, one of the missionaries that New Covenant supports, also came out and spoke to the students about his work. He invited them to see how they are a part of God's mission in the world. They seemed so encouraged to spend time with one of the missionaries from our church, who they consistently write cards to and pray for.

Fall Youth Retreat

November 10th, 2015 by Clint Kandle

Our Youth Need You!

So often, we struggle to determine what can we do to help with a situation. How can we make a difference? Well, here you go...

Why Gather?

September 11th, 2015 by Andy Butcher

When life falls apart you can do one of two things. You can waste some of the little energy you have left keeping up the pretense that everything is okay, or you can save it for what really matters and stop putting on a mask. And after all, who do you think you're kidding, anyway?

Guatemala Mission Team

July 29th, 2015 by Clint Kandle

This year's Mission Team in pictures with a brief description of daily events provided by Andy and Marcia Butcher.

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