DeerGrove Covenant Church Calendar 2018-2019
Note: This calendar includes the significant dates of the church year from September through June. A new calendar is posted in late August / early September of each year.

September 9: Jr. High & High School Youth Groups kick-off (Sunday Evenings)
September 10: Kick-off week for Kids Hope Mentoring at Whiteley Elementary School (weekly)
September 13: Women’s Bible Study kicks-off (Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
September 14-16: Women Ministries Central Conference Retreat at Covenant Harbor
September 16: Fall kick-off / Service Time returns to 10:30 a.m. (Bibles during service)
October 5-8: Jr. High Fall Retreat at Covenant Point
October 14: New Member Class / Pancakes at Pastor Melissa’s home (Noon – 3:00 p.m.)
October 21: Fall Fest / Trunk & Treat (11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)
October 26-27: High School CREW Retreat at North Park University
November: Partners for Our Communities (POC) Birthday Club Begins (monthly)
November 3-4: Men’s Retreat at St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein
November 11: Thanksgiving Baskets (During Service)
November 18: Covenant World Relief Soup Fest (After Service)
November 25: Thanksgiving Week – No Christian Formation
December 2: Missionaries Joel & Kim Delp visit DeerGrove (During Service)
December 7: Women’s Christmas Celebration / 7:00 p.m. at Jinny Koide’s Home
December 16: Invitation Sunday / Children’s Ministry Program (During Service)
December 16: Last Christian Formation until January 13th
December 24: Christmas Eve Service at 7:00 p.m.

January 3-6: High School One Life at Covenant Point
January 13: Christian Formation Resumes
January 18-21: Covenant Youth Worker & Children’s Worker Connection – Denver
January 21-January 25: Covenant Midwinter Conference – Denver
February 8-10: Jr. High Winter Camp at Covenant Point
February 10: DeerGrove Annual Meeting (Evening)
March 6: Ash Wednesday Service @ 7:00 p.m.
March 15-16: Women Ministries Central Conference Spring Celebration
March 15-17: Breathe Retreat for Women @ Portage Lake Bible Camp (Pastor Melissa & Rev. Marti Burger speaking)
April 14: Intergenerational Christian Formation (Last CF until fall)
April 14: Palm Sunday
April 19: Good Friday Evening Service
April 21: Easter
April 28: Confirmation Sunday (during service)
May 4: Team World Vision Global 6K for Covenant Kids Congo at Steve & Marti Burger’s Home
May (no date yet): Covenant Mother/Daughter Retreat @ Covenant Harbor
June 9: Tribute to Graduating Seniors (During Service)
June 20-22: Covenant Gather Annual Meeting – Location TBD
July 18-21: Covenant Triennial (for women) – Minneapolis

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