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

August 13, 2019  

The scripture reading for Sunday, August 11, was Isaiah 1:1,10-20 and Isaiah 1:2-9. Rev. Laura Mayo gave the proclamation.


July 2, 2019  
May 13, 2019  

The scripture readings for Sunday, May 12 were Hosea 11:3-4, Isaiah 49:15, 66:13. Tonya McKinny gave the proclamation.


March 13, 2019  

The scripture readings from Sunday, March 10, were Isaiah 58:6-9 and Luke 4:1-3. Rev. Laura Mayo gave the proclamation.


February 11, 2019  

The scripture reading for this Evolution Sunday, February 10, was Isaiah 6:1-13. Christa Robbins was the worship leader and gave the call to confession. Kristy Kyle was our proclaimer.


January 22, 2019  

The scripture reading for this Sunday, January 20, was Isaiah 62:1-5. The choir sang "Pride (in the Name of Love)," words by Bono, music by U2, arranged by  Mark Brymer. Laura Mayo gave the proclamation.


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.



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.



This beautiful Requiem, sung by the Covenant Choir, covered two worship services but is presented in its entirety here. The scripture lesson for this Sunday, November 5, included Isaiah 54:10 and Hebrews 12:1-2. 

The first service contained the first three movements, Requiem (0:56)*, Out of the Deep (7:15), and Pie Jesu (13:47). Susan Wegner on the cello joined the choir in Out of the Deep.

The last four movements were heard at the later service: Sanctus (18:05), Agnus Dei (20:20), The Lord Is My Shepherd (27:00), and Lux Aeterna (32:40). Guest oboist, Liz Hebert, joined the choir on The Lord Is My Shepherd. 

The soprano soloist at both services was Casey Okabayashi.

Rev. Laura Mayo gave the prayer at the end of this recording.


*starting positions of each portion of Requiem