Covenant Connections

Telling the stories of churches and ministries throughout our Presbytery

From the Art Table to the Communion Table: A Story from Beacon

“God wants us to have a home.”-Faith Statement written by Mary, age 9 As pastors who identify as pastors in all circumstances, both around the art table and leading worship, the Co-Directors of Beacon have found people’s faith stories tend to fall into the laps of the listening. One such story is Mary. Mary is […]

OPENING DOORS TO ENGAGE YOUNG PEOPLE

 “And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: . . . I know your works.  Look, I have set before you an open door; which no one is able to shut.” Revelation 3:7, 8 Many churches lament the absence of young adults. Yet the First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia and the East Falls […]

200TH ANNIVERSARY AT FIRST PRES KENSINGTON, CELEBRATES SPIRIT’S ONGOING WORK

“The wind blows where it chooses, and you hear the sound of it, but you do not know where it comes from or where it goes. So it is with everyone born of the Spirit” John 3:8 The First Presbyterian Church in (historic) Kensington celebrates 200 years this weekend. Anniversaries are typically a time to look […]