A Note From Our Pastors

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Christianity is all about transformation as it calls us to new life in Jesus. It asks us to claim who we are and decide what is most important to us.  February 2 is Groundhog Day, a day when local dignitaries will gather at dawn on Gobbler’s Knob in Pennsylvania, to receive......Read More.

This first Sunday is Epiphany, the day we celebrate the arrival of the Wise Men from the East who came to find the newly-born king of Israel, whose star they had seen at its rising. The Wise Men had such a profound experience, they changed their plans and did not......Read More.

December and January mark the start of something new. December 2 is the first day of Advent and a new year on the Christian calendar. January 1 marks the secular New Year’s Day celebration. Both days signal the beginning of something new. Indeed, God said, “See I am about to......Read More.

 This Sunday our sermon series "Grounded: The Basics" focuses on "I Believe in the Church." So, what is the church and is it important? Can't I just be a Christian on my own without having to be a part of some organized church? In our message this week we will......Read More.

For the past several months, Covenant and CC Hancock United Methodist Churches have seemingly been in a holding pattern. As pastor, I sometimes become impatient and desperately want things to move forward in a hurry. I’m tired of waiting, and yet when God’s plans unfold before my eyes I see......Read More.

Earlier in the summer, I asked for input into the idea of changing the worship time at Covenant to have a single service in the summer, rather than continuing our two worship times. The results were interesting. Most people did not express any opinion. However, the opinions of those expressing......Read More.