Opportunities and Events

Dr. Willie Parker to speak | Wednesday, August 23 | 7:00 pm
On Wednesday, August 23, the Church of the Covenant will host an event on behalf of Preterm, a local women's healthcare provider. Dr. Willie Parker, a Christian physician and abortion provider in the South, will speak about his recently published book Life's Work: A Moral Argument for Choice. 

Covenant Forum | Nancy Starner & Cynthia Szafraniec | Sunday, August 20 | 11:30 am
In conjunction with Dr. Parker's lecture, the session requested that we hold an adult forum on this topic. Please join Nancy Starner, Director of Development and Communications for Preterm, and Cindy Szafraniec, Preterm's Chief Financial Officer and a long-time Covenant member, for a forum on Sunday, August 20 at 11:30 am. Nancy and Cindy will share information about Preterm's work and Cindy will talk about how her faith informs and has been informed by her work with Preterm. 

Theology on Tap Outing to Chautauqua Institution | Friday, August 25
A discussion group on God, faith, and life. Facilitated by the Rev. Melanie Marsh Baum. Friday, August 25, join Theology on Tap for a day trip to Chautauqua Institution. Contact Melanie Marsh Baum at MBaum@CovenantWeb.org for details. We hope to see you soon!

All Women's Retreat, Saturday, September 23 | 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Join the Reverend Sharon Seyfarth Garner, author of Praying With Mandalas, and the Reverend  Melanie Marsh Baum as we explore creative and contemplative spiritual practices in this day-long retreat at the River's Edge Retreat Center. Registration is $50, including meals; limited 15 participants. Sign up in the Church office. 

The Reverend Dr. James Atwood
Sunday, October 1               
10:00 am  ~  Preaching in Worship
11:30 am  ~  Presenting a Covenant Forum
  2:00 pm  ~  Symposium Keynote Speaker
Dr. Atwood, a retired Presbyterian minister and author of America and Its Guns: A Theological Expose and Gundamentalism and Where It Is Taking America.        
Gun Violence Prevention Symposium, 2:00-6:00 pm
Gun Violence: Our War at Home - Ways to Prevent, Intervene, and Heal
Presented by God Before Guns
Keynote by Dr. Atwood and Panel Discussions
 From Concerned Citizen to Activist
 We’re All in This Together
 Paths to Healing

Go to God Before Guns for more information.

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Tuesday Noon Organ Recitals, Tuesdays, May 2 - June 27, 12:00 noon
Tuesday Noon Organ Recitals featuring organists from throughout greater Cleveland and beyond on both of Covenant's two magnificent pipe organs. Bring a lunch! Bring a friend!  Free and open to the public. Free parking in the Covenant parking lot.

Friday Lunchtime Carillon Concerts
Fridays, April 21 - June 27 | 12:15 pm
Friday Lunchtime Carillon Concerts performed by Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur George Leggiero and guests on the 15,000 lb McGaffin Carillon of 47 bronze bells. Tours of the tower following the concerts. Bring a lawn chair; picnic on the church lawn or CWRU campus. Free parking in the Covenant parking lot. Go to ucbells.org for program information.