Covenant Connections

Telling the stories of churches and ministries throughout our Presbytery

Beacon Featured in 1001 Worshipping Communities

Beacon is excited to share a video of their ministry.   Please click on the image to view the video, and continue to pray for their mission and life in the community.      


DEMONSTRATING A COURAGEOUS NEW WAY OF LIVING OUT THE GOSPEL IN THE WORLD TODAY Birthed from a joint mission venture between Rhawnhurst Presbyterian Church and Redemption Lutheran Church, Turning Point is “providing a center for youth and young adults where they can learn, grow, serve, and have fun in a safe environment supported by caring volunteers […]

Broad Street Ministry and Chambers-Wylie

At a time when the economic and social challenges continue to plague our cities, it is important that the church, through our congregations and the Presbytery of Philadelphia, seek new ways to bring Gospel hope to places where despair and hopelessness reside. It is important that we support church and ministry models that embrace social […]

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 […]


 “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 […]