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Covenant Presbyterian Church

Rooted in Tradition... Reaching To Tomorrow!

Our Mission

To be an instrument for
God’s transformation of individuals
and society by
Welcoming
all who come our way;
Seeking
those who have not come;
Teaching
the message of  Christ’s Love
in word and deed;
Expressing gratitude
to God through stewardship and worship; and
Caring and Praying
for those in need of
emotional and spiritual support, direct service or
partners in their struggle
for justice both locally and
throughout the world.

OUTREACH MINISTRIES

 
Covenant Presbyterian Church, a partner in the struggle for justice . . .

The following are organizations that serve the community and offer their services from within Covenant's building:

*The Infant Care Program (ICP) 570-348-0531
The Mission of the Infant Care Program is to provide high quality, affordable childcare and support for families with infants and toddlers.  They offer quality care for infants from birth to 5 years of age.  Hours of operation are 6:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Monday through Friday.  Email:  infantcareprogram@gmail.com

*Safety Net 570-347-4730
A ministry of  local churches to help people who other agencies cannot help.  Infant and supplemental food, clothing, rent, prescriptions, eyeglasses, furniture and moving assistance are provided if possible.  This program helps people who have "fallen through the cracks."

*Breadbasket of NEPA 570-343-2324
The interfaith network of volunteer food pantries housed in places of worship in the greater Scranton area including:  Central City (Elm Park United Methodist Church); North Pocono (St. Catherine's Church); North Scranton (St. Joseph's School); South Scranton (St. John the Evangelist Church); Carbondale (First Presbyterian Church); Mid Valley (St. Michael's Church).

*Habitat for Humanity:  Lackawanna County Affiliate
Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, nondenominational Christian housing organization.  www.habitatlackawanna.org or www.habitat.org

Community programs which hold events and meetings at Covenant Church:

Monday:   AA @ 8:00 P.M.
Tuesday:  Alanon @ 1:00 P.M.
Saturday: AA @ 8:00 P.M.
Keystone STARS
Women's Resource Center
SCOLA
McAuley House
Stamp Club (2nd & 4th Monday of each month)
Choral Society of NEPA
Arcadia Chorale
Safety Net
Breadbasket
Habitat for Humanity

Covenant Church, caring for those in need of direct service.
Covenant regularly supports opportunities for our members to be involved directly in the support of agencies, organizations (or projects) making an impact in the life of others.

Health & Basic Needs
Many organizations and projects are supported by Covenant through the Torrey Fund Endowment.
 
            American Lung Association                    UNICEF                       St. Francis Kitchen                 CROP
          World Food Day                               Bethel AME Shelter                         Safety Net (Client Use)     Breadbasket                                     Meals on Wheels                                   Salvation Army
                   Women's Resource Center                   

Children & Youth
Higher Education Grants                        Student Mission Trips
Scholarships, Camps & Conferences      Christian Children's Fund
Camp Lackawanna                                 Infant Care Program

Other
Brong Ahafo Presbytery:  Support given to our sister Presbytery in Ghana for their mission and ministry.
Angel Tree Gifts and Deacon Baskets:  Covenant works with local social service agencies to identify families who could benefit from gifts of food during the holidays.