"All the paths of the LORD are steadfast love and faithfulness, for those who keep His covenant and His testimonies" (Psalm 25:10).
Covenant Church (PCA) - Houston, TX
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Transforming Hearts, Conforming to Christ

"Forty-one Years of Faithful Teaching from God's Word" (1974-2016)

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We are...

  • A Bible believing, Evangelical, Presbyterian and Reformed congregation
  • Worshipers of God in the manner He prescribes in Scripture
  • Preaching and Teaching the whole Bible for today's Church
  • Undershepherds of Jesus who know and carefully tend His flock

    What's so unique about Covenant? See what Pastor Veiga thinks at gptsnews.gpts.edu/.
  • Christian Education for all ages: 9:40 - 10:30 a.m.
  • Sunday Morning Worship: 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
  • Sunday Evening Worship: 5:00* - 6:15 p.m.
  • Prayer Meeting (2nd Sunday): 5:00 p.m. instead of  Evening Worship

    *Beginning October 2, 2016, the Evening Worship Service
       start time will change from 6:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    ADDITIONAL PARKING in parking lot of office building south of church property.

Tuesday Mornings - Ladies
Alternate Tuesdays - West Houston
Alternate Wednesdays - NW Houston
Alternate Thursdays - Sugar Land

Mr. Ben West is Covenant's newest ruling elder. Ben was installed on September 25, 2016.


This Sunday in History:
1938 - The radio dramatization of H. G. Wells' The War of the Worlds by Orson Welles created national panic when listeners mistook the simulated news bulletin of Martian invasion to be real.
Used with permission of authors Grant and Wilbur in The Christian Almanac.


 This Sunday at Covenant (October 30, 2016)
 9:40 AM  Adult Sunday School--Ninth week of the Fall Quarter
At this time we offer three opportunities for learning on Sunday morning:
The Institutes of the Christian Religion, by John Calvin
Teachers:  Assistant Pastor Rev. Dr. Julian Zugg & Mr. Dan Gelok
John Calvin's Masterwork Institutes of the Christian Religion is one of the most influential works ever written, both within the church and in Western society at large. But even though it is now considered to be a cornerstone work of theology, Calvin wrote it to be devotional in nature; something that would help us understand the Bible more naturally and grow closer to our God and Savior.
Part II of the course will cover Books III and IV of the Institutes. These two books cover salvation and how it is applied to us, the work of the Holy Spirit, church life and policy, and various other topics like prayer, church history and the return of Christ.
Family Worship
Teacher: Senior Pastor Lou Veiga
God is to be worshiped not only in public in the congregation of the Lord on Sunday, but also in every household every day. This class will offer instruction on family worship, as required by God in His Word. The duties of parents to lead their family in prayer, Bible reading and instruction will be explained. Resources and advice will be given regarding how best to practice family worship.
Worship at The Abbey Assisted Living--A Practicum
Elder Ben West leading
You are invited to participate in our outreach worship service at The Abbey Assisted Living, which is less than half a mile from Covenant. Your help is appreciated as a singer, and as an encourager to the residents there. Please see Ben West for details on how you can help.
11:00 AM  Morning Worship Service
Sermon Theme:  God Our Shield
Sermon Title:     "God Cares for You"
Sermon Text:      Genesis 31: 14-21
Preaching:          Senior Pastor Lou Veiga
Sermon Outline:     I.  God Will Protect His Own in the World
                           II.  You Must Protect Your Own in the World
                          III.  You Must Not Steal from Others
God is faithful and will take care of you, especially as you have his covenant's interest in mind. You also are to take care of yourself and your family, avoiding unnecessary economic hardship and risk wherever possible. Above all, you are to trust in God, believing that He alone is why you are secure and prosper; and you are to shun stealing and vain idols.
In each month that has five Sundays, three churches in the Houston Metro. Presbytery hold services together. This Sunday, Covenant Presbyterian Church will meet at Southwest Presbyterian Church. Here is the address for the evening service:   
Southwest Presbyterian Church (PCA)
David Wakeland, Senior Pastor
6033 S. Rice Ave., Bellaire, TX  77401



Our Pledge to Visitors: What You Can Expect If You Visit Us Next Sunday  
We will worship God only as He has prescribed in His Holy Scriptures.  We do not manipulate consciences or levy man-made rules and practices on the people of God.  We love this liberty because the Son of God has made us free (John 8:36).
We will worship God by delivering His whole counsel to His people.  We teach the whole of the Bible, because Jesus Christ has commanded us to teach it (Matthew 28:18-20).

We will preach sermons in consecutive order through entire books of the Bible without side-stepping the difficult texts (Acts 20:26, 27).  We find harmony in the Scriptures; therefore we explain the meaning of the whole Bible and apply its teachings practically for your Christian walk.
We will not preach ourselves, but Christ Jesus and Him crucified.  We declare that we are bereft of any righteousness of our own.  We freely confess our sin every week.  But the good news is that God saves sinners and justifies the ungodly through faith in Jesus Christ (Romans 4:5).  We glory in Christ and in the righteousness that is imputed to us through faith in Him (Philippians 3:8-10; Titus 3:5).


“This is the covenant I will make ... declares the Lord.  I will put my laws in their minds and
write them on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people” (Hebrews 8:10).



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"Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a cornerstone chosen and precious, and whoever believes in Him will not be put to shame." 1 Peter 2:6

  I was glad when they said to me, "Let us go into the house of the LORD."  Psalm 122:1