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 working for the unity of the church, furthering the inclusion of LGBTQ persons, seeking understanding and reconciliation, and joining with others seeking a still more just and inclusive church.

Covenant Network Board Welcomes New Members, Co-Moderator

Three experienced leaders in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) — Tony Aja, Vince Patton, and Mieke Vandersall –have joined the board of the Covenant Network of Presbyterians, helping lead it into a new season of advocacy, education and theological leadership. And long-time board member the Rev. Daniel Vigilante has become the board’s Co-Moderator.

Urging the Church to ‘Hear the Voices of Peoples Long Silenced’

It is our hope that evolving organizations—including our own—are intentionally increasing their diversity, recognizing their privilege and committing to listen to groups that have sometimes been excluded from their life and leadership. As an expression of own ongoing work for inclusion and justice, the Covenant Network stands in solidarity with the Advocacy Committee for Women’s Concerns and Advocacy Committee for Racial Ethnic Concerns and urges attention to their letter.

The Global Crisis for People Who Are LGBT and Their Families

In response to a commissioners’ resolution approved by the 221st General Assembly (2014), the Presbyterian Mission Agency has published a resource, The Global Crisis for People Who Are LGBT and Their Families. Read it here.

As 2016 Ends: Seeking Justice and Hope in 2017

Executive Director Brian Ellison’s year-end message: reflecting on the accomplishments and challenges of the past year, and seeking your support as our mission continues.

Election 2016: A Word from the Covenant Network Board

The Covenant Network of Presbyterians is gravely concerned about the aftermath of this year’s election…

We call on all Presbyterians to join us in active engagement, in vocal critique, in local organizing, in faithful study, in personal self-examination and in constant prayer. May God make our church—and our nation and its leaders—truly inclusive, and as generous and just as God’s grace.

There Is Room in God’s Great Welcome — A New Hymn

Presbytery hymn-writer Carolyn Winfrey Gillette has composed a new hymn for post-election Sunday and beyond, and generously made it available free of charge. (Please include an acknowledgement when you copy it!)