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 Conversation: San Antonio on Saturday, September 14 – Registration Is Open NOW

In 2018, the Covenant Network of Presbyterians began a series of events designed to ground conversations about the meaning of inclusion and affirmation of all God’s people in local communities. On Saturday, September 14, University Presbyterian Church in San Antonio will host our latest of these events, inviting all Presbyterians to come together to share, […]

Help Us Foster Conversations That Open The Church to All

I looked around the room at our most recent Covenant Conversation – the one we held in Orange County, California.  We were in a presbytery that has lost ten churches over the past decade in the debates over LGBTQIA ordination and marriage. We were at a church that has itself had spirited and difficult conversations […]

Covenant Conversation: Orange County – Coming May 4 — Sign up today!

Join us this Saturday, May 4, for a time of learning, sharing community and discovering together what it means to be a church that truly welcomes all. The Covenant Network of Presbyterians is undertaking a new effort in partnership with congregations and councils around the country to speak a hopeful and helpful word into anxious […]

‘A Change in What Is Seen’

Both the hope and the challenge of the transfiguration is that we no longer can settle for the status quo and the exhausting oppression of low expectations. Transfiguration is the moment that compels disciples to expect transformative, overpowering God-presence in the community we inhabit, in the lives of those around us. To believe that we will be present for it. Indeed, that God will make it happen through us.

Covenant Network Board Statement on UMC General Conference: Prayer, Encouragement, Partnership

We at the Covenant Network of Presbyterians are joining with millions of others in prayer for faithful discernment, gracious conversation and a deep and abiding passion to demonstrate the love and justice of Jesus Christ.

Six Church Leaders Join CNP Board’s Ministry of Equipping, Advocacy in 2019

Six church leaders reflecting a range of gifts and experiences — from seminary faculty and staff to pastors of churches large and small — will join the Covenant Network of Presbyterians board in 2019. Each brings wisdom, knowledge and prophetic hope for transformation in the PCUSA.