Two Top Preachers Will Lead Conference WorshipBenson-NicolThe Rev. Nancy Benson-NicolWorship is a vibrant and dynamic part of the Covenant Network conference each year, and this year’s conference worship will be led by two accomplished preachers who are leaders in the national church.The Reverend Nancy Benson-Nicol will preach on Thursday afternoon, November 9, at the opening conference worship service. Rev. Benson-Nicol has served the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) as associate director, Theological Education Funds Development (Presbyterian Foundation), and on behalf of the…Find out more »
Join us this Saturday for a time of learning, sharing community and discovering together what it means to be a church that truly welcomes all.Find out more »
Meet Covenant Network leaders at NEXT! Staff and board members of the Covenant Network of Presbyterians will be attending the annual NEXT Church conference in Cincinnati, and are ready to meet you to talk about how your congregation and community can live into this new day for LGBTQIA+ people in the church. Executive Director Brian Ellison is ready to connect with pastors, lay leaders and mid-council leaders about the engagement and education opportunities that the Covenant Network can facilitate, as…Find out more »
Fourth Presbyterian Church, South Boston, MA The Covenant Network of Presbyterians Comes to Boston This year, Newton Presbyterian Church, just outside Boston, has joined the more than 300 congregations of the Covenant Network of Presbyterians, affirming their commitment to being and supporting an ever more inclusive church. In celebration, executive director Brian Ellison will lead the congregation in worship Sunday, March 8, at 10:15 a.m., at 75 Vernon Street in Newton. Then, on Sunday afternoon at Fourth Church, 340 Dorchester…Find out more »
Please Note: This event has been postponed due to social distancing measures related to COVID-19. As soon as we are able to set a new date, we will update this page with more details. We are planning a Covenant Conversation in Charlotte, NC, offered in partnership with the Charlotte campus of Union Presbyterian Seminary. These events, offered around the country, are designed to bring communities together to talk about being church for ALL God’s people. In many places, LGBTQIA+ inclusion…Find out more »
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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.
Brian Ellison, executive director, spoke at the CNP luncheon at the 2018 General Assembly: “I tell you about all these voices and faces from the past not because those were the glory days. I tell you because the work they did was really all about these days of glory. This new day in our life together. Together these siblings in Christ have, truly, taken the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) — in Pam’s immortal words — “toward a church as generous and just as God’s grace.” But they are not the Covenant Network, not in its fullness. And neither are we….”
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