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In the News

At 5:40 pm on Friday, October 10 the news went out. The UCC lawsuit had won – and same sex marriages would now be legal in North Carolina. The word spread like wildfire – and by Sunday morning there was a crowd of celebrating people gathering at Holy Covenant (and many other ONA churches in […]

Love Wins Again!

Love Wins Again!

At 5:40 pm on Friday, October 10, 2014, all of the plaintiffs in the case “General Synod of the United Church of Christ and Plaintiffs Vs Drew Resinger, Register of Deeds for Buncombe County, et al., and Defendants” received this message from our lead lawyer, Jacob Sussman: You won!! Judge Cogburn just entered an order. […]

Sexuality and the Sacred – new sermon series

Sexuality and the Sacred – new sermon series

Beginning August 24, Nancy will be leading us in a 6 week series of sermons on Sexuality and the Sacred. In our Sexuality and the Sacred series we will explore scripture and culture as we focus on the holiness of being created in the image of God.

Annual Retreat – Renewed and Refreshed

Annual Retreat – Renewed and Refreshed

This year our annual retreat at the Blowing Rock Retreat Center was held from Sept 19-21. Our topic this year was Avenues of Prayer – and the event was team-coordinated by the husband-wife ministry team of Ginger and Milton Brasher-Cunningham. It was an excellent time of fun, fellowship and

Holy Covenant Makes a Splash at Charlotte Pride 2014

Holy Covenant Makes a Splash at Charlotte Pride 2014

“Controlled Chaos” was the best description of the scene Saturday, August 16th in the HCUCC booth at Charlotte Pride loaded with loving messages toward a community often hurt by the church. Stickers with “You Are Loved” and “Welcome”

Holy Covenant makes the Q notes Best of Charlotte List 2nd year running

Holy Covenant makes the Q notes Best of Charlotte List 2nd year running

Every year, Q notes allows readers to vote on  activities, organizations, events, people and MORE  which they feel are the best for the LGBT population. Last year Holy Covenant was named as Best LGBT-Affirming Faith Institution. This year Holy Covenant shared

Have you met David Smith, our in-house Yoga Instructor?

Have you met David Smith, our in-house Yoga Instructor?

Integrating mind and body matters for our overall health. Finding ways to help the body concentrate energy is a part of the goal of yoga; finding ways to help the mind and spirit

What is this Global Fasting movement?

What is this Global Fasting movement?

What is “Fast for the Climate?” The Fast for the Climate Movement started at the UN climate negotiations is Warsaw in November 2013. Yeb Sano, the Philippines Commission delegate who had just witnessed his country being devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, despaired that the world leaders continually failed to reach a fair, binding agreement to tackle […]

Holy Covenant Hosts Historic Press Conference – update

Holy Covenant Hosts Historic Press Conference – update

It has been a little over a month now since on April 28 Holy Covenant and the United Church of Christ brought a lawsuit against the State of NC on the grounds that NC laws and Amendment One prevent pastors from performing religious freedom,

Will you join us on Tuesday 6/3 to “Solarize Our City”?

Will you join us on Tuesday 6/3 to “Solarize Our City”?

The “Solarize Our City” event will have two parts–first an opportunity to learn about the program from solar experts including our installer RED Group, Admirals Bank and an Accountant to cover tax credits. We will also have different outreaching opportunities for supporters to learn how