March 24, 2020
First Presbyterian Church of the Covenant has cancelled all in-person gatherings at First Covenant including worship until further notice. The coronavirus pandemic has created an opportunity to explore and experience the benefits of the virtual world. This virtual world will allow us to stay connected while we cannot gather in place.
- You can enjoy virtual worship at 11 a.m. on Sunday mornings on Facebook Live. There is only one virtual worship at 11 a.m. Go to this link www.Facebook.com/FirstCovenantErie/
- You can participate in virtual Bible study Wednesdays at 12 noon. Enjoy this half hour of Bible study weekly also on Facebook Live. Here’s the link www.Facebook.com/FirstCovenantErie/
- You can listen to any past Sunday sermon on this website by going to the worship section then sermon archive, go to this page https://firstcovenanterie.org/publications/audio/
- All Sunday morning Faith Formation classes, regularly held at 9:30 a.m., are cancelled until further notice.
- All First Covenant activities, committee meetings and outreach events are cancelled until further notice.
- The Sunday Supper ministry will no longer offer dine-in meals. Instead, this ministry will continue as take-out only from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Sundays until further notice.
- First Covenant staff are using Zoom for weekly meetings on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.. (Keep in mind during this time, most staff members are working from home)
- The Session of First Covenant are also planning to use Zoom for monthly meetings.
- The First Covenant church office is not closed. However, staff are mostly working from home, where possible. A ministry staff person can be reached in the office each weekday, Monday-Friday from 8:30-5 p.m. The building is closed to all meetings, gatherings, events until further notice. The church is working with community partners to address needs and concerns as they arise. You can call the church office at 814.456.4243 or email [email protected]
The First Presbyterian Church of the Covenant: The Caring Church in the Heart of the City.
Our Mission at First Presbyterian Church of the Covenant is: To awaken all people to our need for a life-changing encounter with the living Lord Jesus Christ, and encourage and equip each one to become His fully-devoted follower.
Should you have any questions at this time, email the church office at [email protected]