James Bible Study Begins July 6

A new six-week Bible study on the letter of James will begin on Thursday, July 6th at 7:00-8:30 pm. This study will be co-led by Bob & Carl. James is a great biblical writing on what it means to actively live your faith.

Hope Sunday

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Sunday, May 7th is Hope Sunday at Community Covenant Church. We will be joined by guest speaker and former pastor Curt Peterson. He will share about the ministry the Evangelical Covenant Church family and World Vision USA are doing in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Join us on May 7th for our Hope Sunday to hear more about this Covenant Kids Congo ministry and how you can participate. Here is a video that tells more about it.

What I’ve Seen in Congo: Greg Krieger’s Covenant Kids Congo Story from Evangelical Covenant Church on Vimeo.

Good News to the World

Sermon Series Apr-May 2017

Our new sermon series will begin this Sunday, April 23. In this series, we will see how Jesus’ resurrection not only offers us salvation but offers a tangible hope to the world through Jesus’ followers. Join us for worship at 10:30am.

Global 6k for Water

DATE: Saturday, May 6th, 2017
TIME: 9:00 am
LOCATION: 315 Sugar Creek Rd, Kirkwood, MO 63122

THIS SPRING, CHANGE A LIFE. Join us and advocates across the globe in our mission to bring clean water and fullness of life to children in communities around the world.

Walk, run, or push a stroller with us at the World Vision Global 6K for Water on May 6th, 2017. Each registration provides lasting clean water to a child and on race day, you walk/run with that child’s picture on your race bib.

Click here, to join the team!

The Global 6K for Water is coming up soon. If you haven’t registered yet, there is a new discount code for $10 off your registration fee. Use promo code forthekids when you join our team at http://www.teamworldvision.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.team&teamID=8006. The money from the registration fees goes to building new clean water wells in the Democratic Republic of Congo. So far we have 25 team members.

Seeking Musicians

Love to Play Music? Community Covenant Church is looking for volunteer musicians with a deep love for God and a heart for worship. We are a congregation of people from all walks of life who have joined to glorify God, walk together on our journey of faith and share in loving those around us. Worship at Community Covenant is a congregational experience. We blend music from various eras and styles and welcome contributions from people who love to make music, regardless of skill level. If you have a musical gift – vocal and/or instrumental – that you would be willing to share and are looking for an opportunity to play with a team of like-minded people, contact us at 314-966-5853 or office@ccc-stl.org.

Easter Sunday

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Worship with us on Easter Sunday at 10:30 am. All are welcome.

315 Sugar Creek Rd, Kirkwood, MO 63122

Karen Launsby Memorial Service

A memorial service for Karen Launsby will be held at Community Covenant Church on Wed, March 29th at 4:00pm. A reception will follow. Below is her obituary.

 

Obituary for Karen Launsby
(nee Englund), age 77, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on March 20, 2017. Karen passed away peacefully in her home in Kirkwood, MO, surrounded by loved ones.

Karen was born in Chicago, Illinois to Frederick William Englund and Irene Florence (nee Rosenquist) on August 26, 1939. She went to high school in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. She went on to earn a BS degree from Wheaton College.

Karen was married to Ernest Launsby of Boston, MA.

Karen had a giving heart. She served in her church, Community Covenant in many capacities and was a lifelong member. Professionally, she worked at Incarnate Word and St. Mary’s Hospitals.

Karen enjoyed doing for others, Bible studies with her friends, Wii Bowling at the Kirkwood House, knitting and embroidery, eating anything chocolate, and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frederick and Irene; and her brother Charles William Englund of Lindsborg, Kansas. She is survived by her sister Lois (Bob) Hirsch of Turlock, CA; sons Brent (Christine) Launsby of O’Fallon, MO; Bron (Shawna) Launsby of Sunset Hills, MO; six grandchildren William, Emma, Cole, Aiden, Chase, and Kaitlyn Launsby.

A memorial service will be held in honor of Karen on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 4pm at Community Covenant Church, 315 Sugar Creek Rd, Kirkwood, MO 63122. Brian DeLay, of Peine Ridge Church, will be officiating.

We want to thank her many friends of the Kirkwood House, where she resided for the last 10 years, for their show of love and friendship to Karen.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund in her name.
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