Flint Grassroots Initiative

Flint Grassroots Initiative

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TLC South in Fairfield, Ohio

Saturday, November 12th – 9:15am – 3:30pm – Covenant Community Church

The TLC (The Leadership Connection) will give both lay leaders and pastors solid tools to increase their effectiveness and confidence as they lead their churches in their quest to fulfill the Great Commission and the Great Commandment. 

Who should attend a TLC? Church Chairs, Pastors and Pastoral Staff Members, Council Members and Elders; Children’s Ministry and Youth Ministry Leaders; Evangelism, Outreach, and Mission Team Leaders;  Men’s Ministry and Women’s Ministry Leaders; Anyone who senses God calling them to help lost people be found and hurting people be helped in the name of Jesus. 

This TLC will have one plenary session with Ja’mel Armstrong and Matt Ness of One Church in...

IMPACT DETROIT – Pre-Gather ‘17

IMPACT DETROIT – Pre-Gather ‘17

June 20-22, 2017 – Detroit, MI

The ECC Gather ’17 will be held in Detroit next June. Delegates from Evangelical Covenant Churches around the nation and the world will join together in Detroit “to worship God; celebrate and participate in God’s work in the world; welcome new churches; ordain, commission, and consecrate ministers and missionaries; and together make important decisions about our shared mission and ministry”. This event will take place from Thursday, June 22 - Saturday, June 24.

The GLC office has been asked to plan and carry out a Pre-Gather event in Detroit from Tuesday, June 20 – Thursday, June 22. The IMPACT DETROIT team (the GLC staff in partnership with Detroit area churches) has already had several meetings to plan for this event....

Strengthening “Community” within the GLC

Linnea Carnes is a retired Covenant pastor. She has served churches in Rhode Island, Denver and Chicago. She currently attends Covenant Community Church (CCC) in Fairfield, Ohio. William Mack is the pastor of Grace Community Covenant Church (GC3) in Louisville, Kentucky. Linnea is the Convener for the “Cinci-Tucky” pastor cluster group. According to Pastor Mack, the pastors refer to Linnea as their “Cluster Mother” as she is dedicated to mentoring and shepherding the pastors in her group. Several months ago Linnea convened their cluster meeting in Louisville and then she and her husband Kip stayed for several days and came to experience a worship service at GC3 on Sundaymorning. After church they spent time with Pastor Mack and his wife, Tori.  In the...

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