Prayer and Visitation

Weekly Mission Prayer Calendar

Each week, the Covenant Mission Committee places the name of a ministry and a mission partner into the worship bulletin. We ask members and guests to pray for the safety, finances, Holy Spirit, openness, joy, health and travel associated with the ministry and mission partner every week.

Prayer Warriors

The Prayer Warriors are Covenant members who have a great heart for prayer. Anyone in need of prayer contact the church. With permission from the one being prayed for, the church sends the prayer requests to our Prayer Warriors, who pray for the person in need.

Contact: Kay Austin or (512) 334-3030 

Prayer Shawl Ministry

1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 1:30 p.m., SA Parlor

The Covenant Prayer Shawl Ministry provides shawls and blankets to anyone enduring life-altering treatments and chronic illnesses, and to families grieving the loss of a loved one. The Prayer Shawl group knits or crochets these gifts of love as a tangible reminder that God is ever-present. Recipients have shared that these handmade pieces bring reassurance and the feeling of being “wrapped” in God’s love during a difficult time. The Prayer Shawl Ministry is comprised of members of many faiths and welcomes participants of all ages and skill levels, and happily instructs those new to knit and crochet. The group prays, shares stories and feedback from past recipients, and reads thank you notes from families.

Contact: Jean Westfall

Drive-Thru Prayer

December 2-6, 7-9 a.m., Covenant Parking Lot

Covenant’s Drive-Thru Prayer is an innovative ministry designed to engage the surrounding community in prayer. Drive-thru prayer offers our neighbors an opportunity to bring their prayer requests to our prayer team in the Covenant parking lot. Volunteers are always needed to hold signs, and to offer prayers to drivers.

Contact: Joe Skraba

Prayer Labyrinth

Located in the Southeast corner of the church parking lot, the Prayer Labyrinth is a sacred space for meditation and prayer.

Visit the Labyrinth anytime. 

Wednesday Morning Prayer

Weekly on Wednesdays at 7 a.m. in FE 100

The Wednesday Service of Morning Prayer, a half-hour service, meets in the Covenant Chapel (FE 100) at 7 a.m. The 30-minute service of worship encourages discipleship, fits the daily schedule, allows time to get to work and enhances the weekly routine.

Contact Don Davis.

Westminster Manor

Because of the number of our members living at Westminster, Covenant has a special relationship and a designated liaison who serves as a chaplain and bridge between the Westminster community and Covenant. There is a Presbyterian gathering on the third Tuesday of each month.

Contact: Don Davis

Church Women United

Monthly on Friday, 9:30 a.m., churches all over Austin

Church Women United (CWU) was founded in 1941 with the motto: Agreed to Differ, Resolved to Love, United to Serve. The group is a racially, culturally and theologically inclusive Christian women’s movement, celebrating unity in diversity and working for peace and justice. CWU’s monthly programs work to educate women so they can support a world filled with justice and mercy for all humankind. CWU is recognized by the United Nations as a nongovernmental organization (NGO) acting on behalf of women and children throughout the world. Women from Covenant are active in the leadership and life of the Austin group.

Contact: Lorrie Terrell or (512) 250-8072

Sunday Worship Times

Traditional Service
8:15, 9:30 and 11 a.m.

Contemporary Service
11:05 a.m.
Fellowship Hall

Office Hours
Covenant Hall is open Monday to Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to noon.

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