New pastor in the NPC. Rev. Kevin Yi (married to Candice) began his ministry as Youth and English Ministry pastor at Tacoma Trinity Covenant Church (Wa.) in February. Welcome Kevin!
Leadership Matrix was last week, but don’t forget the other great upcoming events in the Pacific NW. [Click here] to view our Events Brochure. Download it or share the link for your congregation.
Save the dates and plan to be part of the 2014 NPC Annual Meeting. Our theme this year is All Together, Acts 2:42-47. Plan to join your Pacific NW family on May 2nd and 3rd, at Cascades Camp & Conference Center, Yelm, Wa. Pacific NW Ministerium will meet on Friday morning followed by continuing education workshop with Rev. Andy Larsen. Pacific NW worship service is on Friday evening with Rev. Efrem Smith and business concludes on Saturday. This is an important community time for all Pacific NW churches—to make decisions as we partner together in ministry, and to celebrate together what God is doing in and through all Pacific NW churches. Please come and encourage your church to send delegates. [Click here] for more info on Pacific NW website.
“Ask the Lord of the Harvest Sunday” is scheduled for March 16!! Prayer Brochure is now available to order from the [Covenant Book Store].
Summer High School Opportunities at Cascades: If your high school students enjoy Cascades, encourage them to sign up for S.A.L.T. (Servant and Leadership Training) programs this summer. Crew is for students going into 10th-12th grades, and Brightwood/Ranch is for students going into 11th and 12th grades. There is also a new high school camp at Cascades this summer June 27th-29th called Elevate. Go to cascades.org/ccacc/programs/programs-high/ for all the info you need.
The Pacific NW Women Ministries retreat is all set for September 26-28th at Cascades Camp & Conference Center. Carol Kent will be our speaker. [Click here] for more info.
Women Ministries Spring Celebration, the Annual Gathering for Pacific NW Women Ministries will be held Saturday, March 29th this year, at River Ridge Covenant Church (Lacey, Wa.) Traditionally this meeting has been in conjunction with the Pacific NW Annual Meeting. This will give us an opportunity for greater fellowship and enriching seminars and speaker. Join us for this new tradition. [Click here] for more info.
Advocacy for Victims of Abuse (AVA) is an important ministry in the Evangelical Covenant Church. Please take the opportunity of AVA resources here in the Pacific NW. Friday April 11th at River Ridge Covenant (Lacey, Wa.) and Saturday May 24th at Tigard Covenant (Ore.). [Click here] for more info.
The Pacific NW Men’s Retreat will be held September 19-21 at Cascades Camp & Conference Center. Rev. James Amadon, pastor of Highland Covenant Church (Bellevue, Wa.) is our speaker. Don’t miss this richly powerful and very fun event for men and boys. [More info]
Urban Impact (partnered with Emerald City Bible Fellowship-Seattle, Wa.) will hold their annual Fondue Event fundraiser Friday March 28th. We would love to invite you to hear our story. [More info]
Milwaukie Covenant Church invites you to celebrate their 50th Anniversary this month. “Praise for the Past, Promise for the Future” is the theme. Join us Sunday, March 30th at 10:30 am for our worship service with Pastor Fred Neth preaching. On Saturday, April 5th we will host an open house from 5-8 pm with refreshments and a program. Sunday, April 6th, please join us for worship again at 10:30 am with Pastor Roland Boyce preaching. Join us on the trail of memories, greeting friends, and counting blessings as we look forward to more of what God will send us.
First Covenant Church (Seattle, Wa.) invites you to partner with them in service. Seattle First Covenant has been hosting a Saturday morning Breakfast Club for a number of years in cooperation with Pine Lake Covenant and other Seattle metropolitan churches. They serve a hearty warm breakfast to anywhere from 100 to 150 people. Volunteers come from other churches as well as school groups looking to serve the community. Details can be found at http://thesummitbuilding.org/breakfast-club.
New Covenant churches in the Pacific NW. Help us spread the word about these new churches just being planted in the Pacific Northwest. Radiant Covenant Church (Renton, Wa.). TriWorship Covenant Church (Federal Way, Wa.).
Rev. Kent and Rhonda Egging (Bethany Covenant Church-Mount Vernon, Wa.)—new Covenant short term missionaries to Russia and Sweden. Kent and Rhonda would like to share about their ministry call to be missionaries. [Click here] to hear their story and for more info.
Do you have info to share with Covenant churches in the North Pacific Conference? Let us know if you have news to share, an event in which other churches are invited to participate or other information to share with your fellow NPC congregations. Contact Cris Back at email@example.com.