Covenant Newsletter September 2016

Latest News at Covenant

Check out the September newsletter for inspiring stories and latest happenings.

Open Table @ Covenant - Wednesday Evenings

Open Table @ Covenant - Wednesday Nights

Dinner & Programs 

Join us each Wednesday for an evening of food, faith and fellowship.
Dinner includes hot entree, side, full salad bar, drink and dessert served from 5 p.m-6:30 p.m. Adults, $7; Kids, $5; household maximum: $25.
You can make standing or one-time reservations here or contact Michelle Williamson to let us know you'll be coming.

Sign Up for our Weekly Meal Menu Email (sent on Thursday afternoon of the preceding week)

Worship Team CDs will be available for purchase ($10) to benefit Highland and Renguti Schools.

Dinner Menu

Sept. 28 - Chili & Cornbread, Cupcakes & Ice Cream

October 5 – Potato Bar, Ice Cream Sundae Bar

October 12 – Fried Chicken, Roasted Potatoes, Green Beans & Rolls, Cookies & Ice Cream

October 19 – Meat Loaf, Mashed Potatoes, Mixed Vegetables, Cobbler & Ice Cream

October 26 – Taco Bar, Spanish Rice & Tres Leches Cake

Fall series: Hard questions, Healing Conversations
Wednesdays 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in  Fellowship Hall 207 A/B

Join us for every class or come for the session that matches your interest. The series is led by Joan Watson, associate pastor for pastoral care and discipleship at Covenant.

  • We'll learn how to have more meaningful conversations to resolve conflicts and bridge gaps in understanding;
  • Expect to gain insights from scripture, theology, psychology, political science and sociology.

Sept. 28: Joan Watson and Kim Moseley, MSW, Chair, Integrative Health Coaching, on "Becoming Wise: Creating a Circle of Inclusion and Openness to Dialogue," inspired by author Krista Tippett

Oct. 5: Dr. Lawrence Calhoun, professor emeritus from UNC Charlotte, on growing after traumatic situations.

Oct. 12: Sarah Kromer, JD, MDiv, attorney and Executive Director of In Christ Supporting Ministries on reconciliation and mediation

Oct. 19: Dr. Mary Gail Frawley O'Dea, PhD, executive director, Presbyterian Psychological Services, on trauma

Oct. 26: Dr. Janet Athey, PhD, senior psychologist, Presbyterian Counseling Center, on impact of violence on children in video games and popular media

Nov. 2: Dr. Shontelle MacQueen, PhD, licensed psychologist on depression and anxiety

Nov. 9: Justin Perry, MSW, LCSW, psychotherapist in the Behavioral Health Integration program at Carolinas Healthcare, on addiction and recovery

Get connected: Rev. Joan Watson (704-804-7580).


Children / Youth Wednesday Classes
Middle School: Guys Group, EW 318; Girls Group, EW 312
High School: Film & Theology Discussion Group, EW Theater
Young Scholars, a class for 1st through 5th graders, is 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in EW 218. Childcare for infants to K is available from 5:30 to 8 p.m.