The mission of the Covenant Network of Presbyterians is to strengthen the church of Jesus Christ, with the help of God's grace.
We are called to achieve this goal by furthering the inclusion of LGBTQ persons, and by working for the unity of the PC(USA).

Spring 2015 Covenant Connection: Celebrating 14-F

Check out the latest issue of the Covenant Connection, our newsletter, here. This issue of the Covenant Connection explores the meaning of the presbyteries’ approval of Amendment 14-F and looks forward to how we as a church can move forward together: The 2015 Covenant Conference will focus on helping the church live into this new […]

Meet the two newest Covenant Congregations

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First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica (CA) and College Avenue Presbyterian Church (Alton, IL) have, by Session action, adopted the Call to Covenant Community. We welcome their partnership in our work!

Encouraging the Supreme Court

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As the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the cases that could bring nationwide marriage equality — consolidated and known as Obergefell v. Hodges — the Justices had access to numerous friend-of-the-court briefs encouraging a ruling in favor of the plaintiffs seeking the freedom to marry and the recognition of their marriages by all states. The Covenant Network was pleased to participate as an amicus curiae, joining a number of other faith-based groups

TORN: Justin Lee’s witness

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Tricia Dykers Koenig suggests you read TORN: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate, by Justin Lee.

The meaning and malleability of marriage

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Jim Hudnut-Beumler predicts that the approval of Amendment 14-F will continue the movement toward marriage equality in a growing number of congregations — not because ministers and sessions will be forced against their will, but because “‘the power of one’ has the power to change hearts and minds.”

Faithful to Scripture and Open to Gay People

Looking for a concise way to explain that you support LGBTQ persons not in spite of, but because of the Bible? Download this brochure, prepared by the Rev. Steven Kurtz of First Presbyterian Church, Gulf Shores, Alabama.