Covenant Houston Podcast A weekly Podcast of our Sunday morning proclamations, scripture readings, and more. #TheseAreOurSacredStories

January 8, 2019  

The scripture reading for this Epiphany Sunday, January 6, was Matthew 2:1-12. Rev. Laura Mayo gave the proclamation. The choir sang "Saw You Never in the Twilight" arranged by Robert Edward Smith. 

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The scripture readings for Sunday, December 23, were Matthew 1:12-16 and Luke 1:26-56. This recording includes the Call to Worship, the scripture readings, the music "Mary Had a Baby" arranged by William L. Dawson, and the proclamation by Laura Mayo. This is the conclusion of the women of Jesus' genealogy series. 

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The scripture lessons for this Sunday were Psalm 56:1-4 and Psalm 59:16-17. Our proclamation was sung by our choir. Included in this recording: 

"Hush" arranged by Alice Parker,

"There Is a Balm in Gilead" arranged by William L. Dawson,

"The Creation" from God's Trombones by James Weldon Johnson, narrated by Moses Mason,

"Listen to the Lambs" by Nathaniel Dett.

This Sunday was also a day of celebration for our new building. All ages joined in writing thier hopes and prayers for the future on the framing (Photo). And we welcomed organist Patrick Parker!

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March 20, 2018  

This is the entire recording of the Tenebrae or Good Friday service that Covenant held on Sunday, March 18th. The service consists of music and readings from Mark chapter 15.

The order of worship from the service can be found online here: https://www.covenanthouston.org/worship-orders.html

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March 12, 2018  

On Sunday, March 11, we reflected on Thursday of Holy Week. Included in this week's recording:

A duet of "Panis Angelicus" by Cesar Frank, the scripture lesson Mark 14:22-72, Rev. Laura Mayo giving the proclamation, and the choir singing "Pange Lingua" by Anton Bruckner. 

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March 6, 2018  

This Sunday, March 4, we reflected on Wednesday of Holy Week. The Covenant Choir sang "Os Justi" by Anton Bruckner. Laura Mayo gave the proclamation. Our scripture lesson was Mark 14:1-11.

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February 20, 2018  

On this Sunday, February 18, we reflected on Palm Sunday and Monday of Holy Week.

The Choir sang "Send Out Thy Light" by M. A. Balakireff.

Our scripture lesson was Mark 11:1-11, 15-19.

The piano soloist (a Covenant youth) played "Improvisation No. 15 in C minor" by Francis Poulenc.

Rev. Laura Mayo gave our proclamation God's Justice.

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February 12, 2018  

The scripture lesson for Evolution and Transfiguration Sunday was Mark 9:2-9. Rev. Laura Mayo gave the proclamation. 

Eric Avera was the soloist who sang "Serenity" by Charles Ives. The Covenant Choir sang "Who Is This?" by John Ferguson, with violaist Jacy Grannis.

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February 6, 2018  

The Scripture lesson for Sunday, February 4, was John 4:1-34.

Our choir sang "O Come, Ye Who Are Thirsty" by J. S. Bach, arranged by Hal Hopson.

Laura Mayo gave the proclamation.

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January 30, 2018  

The scripture lessons for Sunday, January 28, were Psalm 139:1-12, and Mark 1:16-20. We ordained our new Deacons and commissioned returning Deacons for 2018 in this very special service.

Emily Ramsey Holien was the soloist. She sang Antonín Dvořák's "God Is My Shepherd."

Laura Mayo gave the proclamation.

The Covenant Choir sang Gerre Hancock's "Kindle the Gift of God."

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