A Season of Welcome- Laurene Lafontaine

Laurene Lafontaine is pastor-elect of Community Presbyterian Church in Rochester, MN. She will be installed on September 22, 2013 at Community Presbyterian. Read Laurene’s story on A Season of Welcome – http://aseasonofwelcome.org/.

A Season of Welcome- Ken Cuthbertson

Ken Cuthbertson is a member-at-large in Santa Fe Presbytery, and a Parish Associate at Las Placitas Presbyterian Church. His book, The Last Presbyterian?, was published in May 2013. Read Ken’s story on A Season of Welcome – http://aseasonofwelcome.org/.

Faith Des Peres Presbyterian Church Joins Covenant Network

The Covenant Network is thrilled to be welcoming Faith Des Peres Presbyterian Church in St. Louis as the newest congregation to affirm the Call to Covenant Community and officially join in our work! The congregation of 140 members and friends has a long history of being an inclusive church, and has decided to move forward with […]

Two Churches Join the Covenant Network

In early 2013, the Covenant Network welcomed two new congregations. Affirming the “Call to Covenant Community,” these two churches have now joined with more than 350 others in their commitment to seeking a church that is both inclusive and united. Summit Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia has considered themselves a congregation that welcomes LGBTQ people for […]

Rejoicing over GAPJC Decision!

The Board of Covenant Network is deeply gratified that the General Assembly Permanent Judicial Commission today upheld  the decision of the Presbytery of San Francisco to ordain Lisa Larges as a Teaching Elder in the church.  This decision brings to a final conclusion roughly four years of litigation over the presbytery’s authority to find Lisa […]

“Free at Last…Now What?”

For all of us wandering in the wilderness, Co-Moderator Mary Lynn Tobin shares a prophetic word in her message during the closing worship service of the Conference in Durham.