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

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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January 9, 2018  

The scripture lessons for Epiphany Sunday, January 7, were Isaiah 60:1-6 and Matthew 2:1-12. Laura Mayo gave the proclamation. 

The soloist was Joyce Courtois, singing "The Kings" by Peter Cornelius. The choir sang "Saw You Never in the Twilight," arranged by Robert Edward Smith.

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December 27, 2017  

This Christmas Eve service includes the Christmas story according to Luke read by various members of our Congregation as well as amazing music sung by our Choir.

Merry Christmas!

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December 27, 2017  

The scripture reading for Christmas Eve morning was Luke 2:1-20. Laura Mayo gave the proclamation.

The Covenant Choir sang “As It Fell Upon a Night” by Katherine K. Davis. 

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December 18, 2017  

The scripture lesson for this Sunday, December 17, 2017 was Luke 1:67-79. Laura Mayo gave the proclamation. The choir sang "Glory be to God" by Sergei Rachmaninoff.

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December 11, 2017  

The scripture lesson from Sunday, December 10, was Luke 1:46-56. Rev. Laura Mayo gave the proclamation Mary Sings.

A string quartet played "Three Carols" by Carole Neuen-Rabinowitz. The Covenant Choir sang "Magnificat” by Herbert Murrill.

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On the day of advent hope, we celebrated the groundbreaking of our new building and a beautiful day for our choir to sing outside. 

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November 28, 2017  

The scripture reading for Sunday, November 26, was Matthew 25:31-46. The choir sang "Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence” arranged by Paul B. Boehnke. Rev. Laura Mayo was the proclaimer.

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November 13, 2017  

The 26 votive candles in this photo of the church window represent those whose lives were taken in a Baptist church in Sulphur Springs, Texas. The red candles represent the thousands who are murdered by gun violence each year in the US.

Rev. Mayo's proclamation from Sunday, November 12, 2017 is preceded by the scripture lesson, Isaiah 2:2-4, and the pastoral prayer. The final piece of the recording is the choir singing "Thou Shalt Know Him" by an anonymous author.

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