"All the paths of the LORD are steadfast love and faithfulness, for those who keep His covenant and His testimonies" (Psalm 25:10).
Covenant Church (PCA) - Houston, TX
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Transforming Hearts, Conforming to Christ
"Forty-two Years of Faithful Teaching from God's Word" (1974-2017)

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We are...

  • A Bible believing, Evangelical, Presbyterian and Reformed congregation
  • Worshipers of God in the manner He prescribes in Scripture
  • Preaching and Teaching the whole Bible for today's Church
  • Undershepherds of Jesus who know and carefully tend His flock
Prayer Meeting (2nd Sunday): 5:00 p.m. instead of  Evening Worship


ADDITIONAL PARKING in parking lot of office building south of church property.

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Tuesday Mornings - Ladies
Alternate Tuesdays - West Houston
Alternate Wednesdays - NW Houston
Alternate Thursdays - Sugar Land



This Sunday in History:
1962 - President John Kennedy announced an air and naval blockade of Cuba, following the discovery of Soviet missile bases on the island.
Used with permission of authors Grant and Wilbur in The Christian Almanac.


 This Sunday at Covenant, October 22, 2017
 Adult Sunday School-Seventh week of the Fall Quarter
At this time we offer three opportunities for learning on Sunday morning:
Reformed Worship-
-Meeting in the N. Education building; Elder Jeremy Thomas teaching
This class will teach what God requires of His worshipers in congregational worship, both as individual believers and as a Gospel church. The Reformed Regulative Principle of Worship will be examined as taught in both the Old and New Testaments. Elements of worship as a means of grace, and the sacraments will also be studied. The Word of God is sufficient to regulate all of our lives; how much more so God's own worship. You are invited to attend, and please bring your Bibles.  This class will not begin this Sunday, but will begin on September 10, 2017, due to our flooded Houston streets.
New Members' Class--Meeting in the Pastor's Study; Senior Pastor Lou Veiga teaching
In this class, students will learn what every Christian is to know about belonging to a Presbyterian church. Why do we have a membership role in this church? Why are we required to vow to God in public that we believe His Gospel and will obey His teaching? Do I have to be Presbyterian in order to join this church? The class is based on the five questions posed to new members when they join.  This class will not begin this Sunday, but will begin on September 10, 2017, due to our flooded Houston streets.
Worship at The Abbey Assisted Living--A Practicum    
Mr. Dave Hanagarne leading
You are invited to participate in our outreach worship service at The Abbey Assisted Living, which is less than half a mile from Covenant. Your help is appreciated as a singer, and as an encourager to the residents there. Please see Elder Ben West for details on how you can help.
Worship Theme:   God's Inheritance
Sermon Title:     "The Ernest of a New World"
Sermon Text:    Genesis 46: 5-27
Preaching:        Rev. Lou Veiga, Senior Pastor
Sermon Outline:   I.  When God Moves His People, No One Is Left Behind 
                            II. God Registers His Israel by Name
God directs and leads all of His People by His commandments, by His promises, and by His providence. He moves them in such a way as not one of them is left behind. God knows His people by name, as they are His children, the heirs of heaven and earth.

5:00 PM  Worship Service

Worship Theme:  God's Government
Sermon Title:   "Order in the Church"
Sermon Text:   Titus 1: 5
Preaching:       Rev. Lou Veiga, Senior Pastor
Sermon Outline:   I.  Particular Churches are in Various Stages of Maturity
                            II. Particular Churches Must Appoint Elders to Oversee
                                    Christ's Flock
As people are converted to Christ they must be gathered into a local church. The various churches are all at differing stages of spiritual maturity and gifting, but all of the churches are normally to be organized under the government of elders as soon as appropriate.



Our Pledge to Visitors: What You Can Expect If You Visit Us Next Sunday  
We will worship God only as He has prescribed in His Holy Scriptures.  We do not manipulate consciences or levy man-made rules and practices on the people of God.  We love this liberty because the Son of God has made us free (John 8:36).
We will worship God by delivering His whole counsel to His people.  We teach the whole of the Bible, because Jesus Christ has commanded us to teach it (Matthew 28:18-20).

We will preach sermons in consecutive order through entire books of the Bible without side-stepping the difficult texts (Acts 20:26, 27).  We find harmony in the Scriptures; therefore we explain the meaning of the whole Bible and apply its teachings practically for your Christian walk.
We will not preach ourselves, but Christ Jesus and Him crucified.  We declare that we are bereft of any righteousness of our own.  We freely confess our sin every week.  But the good news is that God saves sinners and justifies the ungodly through faith in Jesus Christ (Romans 4:5).  We glory in Christ and in the righteousness that is imputed to us through faith in Him (Philippians 3:8-10; Titus 3:5).


“This is the covenant I will make ... declares the Lord.  I will put my laws in their minds and
write them on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people” (Hebrews 8:10).



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"Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a cornerstone chosen and precious, and whoever believes in Him will not be put to shame." 1 Peter 2:6

  I was glad when they said to me, "Let us go into the house of the LORD."  Psalm 122:1