Events

General Events

  • Room in the Inn
    Dec
    5th
    - Mar
    27th
    |
    Campus Cornelius Campus
    Every Thursday night and Friday morning between December and March, we host up to 10 homeless guests. A hot dinner and lodging are provided on Thursday nights and the guests awaken to breakfast and a to-go lunch on Fridays. There are a variety of ministry opportunities. Before signing up to serve, watch the orientation video, even if you have served in previous seasons.  After viewing the video, sign up to serve and/or to provide food items.
  • Read More to see a list of dates
    |
    Campus Cornelius & East Lincoln Campuses
    We have a vision for a new center that will be located in the midst of a local neighborhood. The acronym, C.A.R.E., summarizes the focus of the center:   Connect people in need to community resources and volunteers to community partners Advance people with life skills and recovery programs, Reduce pressures on single parents and families in distress Equip the next generation for success.   A Catch the Vision information session will connect you to the Neighborhood C.A.R.E. Center's purpose, values and launching programs. Come discover our direction and explore how to get involved. Contact Pastor Michelle Hoverson (704.892.8005x209 or michelle@gracecovenant.org) for more details.   
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  • Prayer Walk
    Mar 7 @ 9am
    |
    Campus Various Locations
    Lift our communities in prayer. Sign up to participate in one of our organized walks or contact Brenda to learn how to organize an event in your area. 
  • Prison Ministry Informational Meeting
    Mar 9
    Start Time 7:00pm
    |
    Campus Cornelius Campus | Fireside Room
    Before and after walking out, those that are incarcerated need constant encouragement to make their "second chance" successful. Various ministry opportunities are available for men and women at Grace Covenant to touch the lives of those in prison, jails, and in re-entry programs from writing letters of encouragement to hosting Bible studies in local jails. To learn more or to find out how to get involved, register to attend the Information Session.
  • Sportsmen's Dinner
    Mar 17 @ 6:30pm
    |
    Campus Cornelius Campus
    DOORS OPEN AT 5:45PM, DINNER STARTS AT 6:30PM. Fabulous door prizes, pork BBQ, exotic wild game tasting, and an inspiring message from Glen Chappelear from Sportmen's Outreach! Corporate sponsorships are available. For general information, contact Kathleen.   General Admission -  $14  |   Table of 8 -  $99 | Volunteer | Purchase Tickets
  • Partnership Class - Cornelius Campus
    Mar 18 @ 6:30pm
    |
    Campus Cornelius Campus | 221
    This one-time class with Pastor Farrell is designed to answer questions and prepare you for partnership. "Partnership" is how we refer to "Membership" in the Grace Covenant family. Register Here. Contact Stacey for details.
  • Evening Grace
    First Tuesday of each month @ 6:30pm
    |
    Campus Cornelius Campus | Clanton Hall
    Evening Grace is a monthly gathering of women dedicated to building up women in their Christian faith and meets on the first Tuesday night of the month. (childcare is available at no cost to you). Register to join us for our new series: Lessons Learned From...  
  • Senior Saints
    Ongoing
    |
    Campus Sundays @ 9:15am | Cornelius Campus | Fireside Room
    Enjoy worship with hymns, Bible study, senior adult news, and loving fellowship each week as we learn to be more like Him. Walk-ins welcome.
  • Men's Bible & Bagels
    Ongoing
    |
    Campus Wednesdays @ 6am | Cornelius Campus | Conference Room
    Find indepth discussion and authentic accountability as we follow the Grace Devoted Reading Plan. Contact James for details. 
  • Men's Bible Study
    Ongoing
    |
    Campus Wednesdays @ 7pm | Cornelius Campus | Room 223
    Grow in Christ as you build relationships through topical studies and engaging fellowship. For more information, contact Kathleen.
  • Betrayal & Beyond
    Ongoing
    |
    Campus Mondays @ 6:30pm | Cornelius Campus | Room 225
    Journey with women who gave gone through or are currently struggling with a spouse or boyfriend who suffers from sex addiction to find hope and help. Materials from Pure Desire. Contact Pat for details.
  • Women's Bible Study
    Onoing | Wednesdays @ 7pm
    |
    Campus Cornelius Campus | Room 220
    Join us for He Speaks To Me by Priscilla Shirer details how God spoke to Samuel and how He still speaks to us today. Walk-in welcome. Part of the ongoing Women's Bible Study every Wednesday evening. For more information, contact Betsy.
  • Single
    Ongoing
    |
    Campus Sundays @ 9:15am | Cornelius Campus | Room 220
    Grow in faith and live an healthy, vibrant life in Christ. Join us for rich fellowhsip, encouragement and prayer. Walk-ins always welcome. Contact Carolyn for details.
  • Healing Hearts
    Ongoing
    |
    Campus Every other Wednesday @ 7pm | Cornelius Campus | GCA LIbrary
    A gathering of women who husbannds prviously or currently struggle with a pornography addiction. Using God's Word, Beyond Betrayal curriculum, prayer and support. Embark on a journey to wholeness, joy, peace, and health while learning to love and forgive. Contact Betsy for more information.
  • Grace Feeding Grace
    Third Sun & Mon of the Month
    |
    Campus Cornelius Campus
    The Grace Feeding Grace Pantry is open the third Sunday and following Monday of each month. Food may be donated or received from 12pm – 1pm on Sunday or 8pm – 8:30pm on Monday.

Family

Children/Students

Children

  • 5 Alive
    Feb 28 @ 12:30pm
    |
    Campus Northlake Mall
    All 5th graders are invited to join us at Northlake Mall for a Scavenger Hunt. Bring money for lunch. Sign-up by emailing Christie.
  • Winner's Circle Indoor Family Picnic
    Mar 7 @ noon
    |
    Campus Clanton Hall
    Winner's Circle Families come for a good time of fellowship, games, fun, and food. Families with last name beginning with A–M bring a side dish, N–Z bring a dessert. RSVP with number of individuals attending to Joy before March 3. 
  • 5 Alive
    Mar 20 @ 6:30pm
    |
    Campus Cornelius Campus
    All 5th graders are invited to a Nerf Gun War at the main campus. Bring your own Nerf gun. Dinner will be provided. There is no cost for this event. Sign-up by emailing christie@gracecovenant.org 
  • Kids Summer Camp
    Jun 15–19, 2015
    |
    Campus Hickory Cove
    Mark your calendars for an amazing week at summer camp! Kids will build friendships that last a lifetime as they strengthen their relationship with God. Online registration is required and begins March 1.  For questions, contact Christie.
  • Pre-K Day Camp
    Jun 23-25
    |
    Campus Cornelius Campus
    Camp Discovery Pre-K Day Camp will be held from June 23-25, from 9:30am to 12:00 pm.  It is for kids ages 3-pre-K 5.  Registration will begin in May.
  • All Star Sports Camp (and more!)
    Jul 20–24, 2015
    Start Time 9:00am
    End Time 12:00pm
    |
    Campus Cornelius Campus
    All-Star Sports Camp is a 5 day experience that takes place on our Cornelius Campus. Children in grades K–2nd particpate in a traditional VBS experience with craft, story and game time while 3rd–6th graders choose a sports activity for a week of God, sportsmanship and fun! Registration begins April 1.    
  • Baby Dedication
    Feb 22, Apr 26, Jun 28, Aug 23, Oct 25, & Dec 27
    |
    Campus Cornelius Campus
    Publicly declare your desire to raise your child in the loving arms of God. Christian parents who dedicate a child are making a promise to the Lord to do everything within their power to raise the child in a prayerful and godly way until he or she can make their own decision to follow God. Parents must meet with Pastor Sherli prior to dedication. Contact Sandy for an appointment.

Middle School

  • Tribe "MARCH MADNESS"
    Mar 21 @10:30am
    |
    Campus Cornelius Campus
    An exciting day of fun with Grace middle schoolers.
  • Movie Day
    Apr 18
    |
    Campus Birkdale Village | Huntersville
    Join us to watch Paul Blart Mall Cop.
  • Run Wild 5K
    May 9
    |
    Campus Huntersville
    Run wild with us! Register on your own, but we will meet prior to the race to get pumped up!
  • Middle School Summer Camp
    Jun 19-23, 2015
    |
    Campus Hickory Cove Bible Camp
    Grace Covenant Middle School Camp will be at Hickory Cove Bible Camp on June 19–23. Activities involved: canoeing, lake swimming, boat ride and tubing, archery, zip-line, paintball, worship, and Biblical message every evening. Register now and download the permisson form. For detail, contact Kim.

High School

  • Athletics
    Wednesdays
    |
    Campus Cornelius
    Wanna play? Join us for flag football, kickball, or softball at the Grace ball field. Weather permitting. 
  • Spring Retreat
    Apr 10–12
    |
    No better place than the beach to experience an amazing time of worship, fellowship and prayer. Download the permission form and register online. For more info, contact Brooke.
  • High School Summer Camp
    Jun 23–27
    |
    Campus Hickory Cove Bible Camp
    Grace Covenant High School Camp will be at Hickory Cove Bible Camp on June 23–27. Activities involved: canoeing, lake swimming, boat ride and tubing, archery, zip-line, paintball, worship, and Biblical message every evening. Register now and download the permisson form. For detail, contact Brooke.

Adults

Men's

  • Bibles and Bagels
    Start Time 6:00am
    End Time 7:00am
    |
    Campus Wednesdays | Cornelius Campus
    A weekly time of Bible reading, reflection, journaling and sharing perspectives, led by James Campbell.
  • F3
    Start Time 5:30am
    |
    Campus Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays | Cornelius Campus
    F3 is a men's small workout group dedicated to Fitness, Fellowship and Faith... for Free. For more information about the Cornelius or Mooresville group, visit www.f3nation.com or contact Jesse Goodwin (jesse@gracecovenant.org)
  • Men's Bible Study
    Wednesdays
    |
    Campus 7pm | Cornelius Campus | Room 223
    In this interactive Bible study, men are receiving dynamic teaching as they work through different books of the Bible. Study with Galen Grant, Gary Craig and Greg Johnson.
  • Balancing Life's Demands
    Jan 22 – Apr 2
    |
    Campus 6am or 7pm | Cornelius Campus | Fireside Room
    All men are invited to join us in this Chip Ingram series that facilitates how we can learn to put first things first and find peace in the busyness of life. For more information or to reserve a space at the morning or evening session, contact Kathleen.
  • Annual Sportsmen's Dinner
    Mar 17 @ 6:30pm
    |
    Campus Cornelius Campus
    DOORS OPEN AT 5:45PM, DINNER STARTS AT 6:30PM. Fabulous door prizes, pork BBQ, exotic wild game tasting, and an inspiring message from Glen Chappelear from Sportmen's Outreach! Corporate sponsorships are available. For general information, contact Kathleen.   General Admission -  $14  |   Table of 8 -  $99  | Registration now open.
  • Men's Retreat at Myrtle Beach
    Mar 19-21
    |
    Campus Myrtle Beach, SC
    Due to low enrollment, the registration for the men's retreat is cancelled. For more information, contact Kathleen Kelly.

Women's

  • Evening Grace
    First Tuesday of each month @ 6:30pm
    |
    Campus Cornelius Campus | Clanton Hall
    Evening Grace is a monthly gathering of women dedicated to building up women in their Christian faith and meets on the first Tuesday night of the month. (childcare is available at no cost to you). Register to join us for our new series: Lessons Learned From...  

Seniors

  • Sunday School Class
    Start Time 9:15am
    End Time - 10:45am
    |
    Campus Sundays | Cornelius Campus | Fireside Room
    A wonderful environment filled with love, worship, Bible study and interaction...with great snacks!  Meets weekly.
  • Sr Saints 3rd Saturday Monthly Breakfast
    Third Sat of Each Month
    Start Time 8:00am
    |
    Campus Showmar's Restaurant off Exit 25
    Senior Men meet the 3rd Saturday of each month at Showmar's Exit 25 at 8:00 a.m.

Singles

  • DivorceCare
    Jan 4 – Apr 18
    |
    There is help and healing for the hurt of separation and divorce. Discover God's truth to help you process, grow and find strength in community as you walk out this difficult season. For more information contact Carolyn.
  • Single and Parenting
    Jan 4 – Apr 22
    |
    Campus Wednesdays @ 6:45pm | Cornelius Campus | Room 221
    Find help and learn practical strategies to successfully parent through these video segments, small group discussions and short daily exercises (singleandparenting.org for more info). Contact carolyn@gracecovenant.org Pastor Brenda is the facilitator for this class. Register Here.

Young Adults

  • Night of Pursuit
    1st Sunday of the Month
    |
    Campus 7pm | Kadi Fit | Downtown Cornelius
    Experience an authentic atmosphere of worship, prayer and freedom as we seek God's presence together. 

Serve

Local

  • Room in the Inn
    Dec
    5th
    - Mar
    27th
    |
    Campus Cornelius Campus
    Every Thursday night and Friday morning between December and March, we host up to 10 homeless guests. A hot dinner and lodging are provided on Thursday nights and the guests awaken to breakfast and a to-go lunch on Fridays. There are a variety of ministry opportunities. Before signing up to serve, watch the orientation video, even if you have served in previous seasons.  After viewing the video, sign up to serve and/or to provide food items.
  • Read More to see a list of dates
    |
    Campus Cornelius & East Lincoln Campuses
    We have a vision for a new center that will be located in the midst of a local neighborhood. The acronym, C.A.R.E., summarizes the focus of the center:   Connect people in need to community resources and volunteers to community partners Advance people with life skills and recovery programs, Reduce pressures on single parents and families in distress Equip the next generation for success.   A Catch the Vision information session will connect you to the Neighborhood C.A.R.E. Center's purpose, values and launching programs. Come discover our direction and explore how to get involved. Contact Pastor Michelle Hoverson (704.892.8005x209 or michelle@gracecovenant.org) for more details.   
    Read More...
  • Prison Ministry Informational Meeting
    Mar 9
    Start Time 7:00pm
    |
    Campus Cornelius Campus | Fireside Room
    Before and after walking out, those that are incarcerated need constant encouragement to make their "second chance" successful. Various ministry opportunities are available for men and women at Grace Covenant to touch the lives of those in prison, jails, and in re-entry programs from writing letters of encouragement to hosting Bible studies in local jails. To learn more or to find out how to get involved, register to attend the Information Session.

Global

  • Read More to see a list of dates
    |
    Campus Cornelius & East Lincoln Campuses
      If you sense the Lord calling you to participate in some form of missions activity at Grace Covenant, your next step is to attend a Prepare to Go Training workshop.  Completing the workshop is required for all adults or youth prior to submitting an application to serve on a global or regional outreach team.  Attendance qualifies you to serve on a team for two years. Prepare to Go will help you: · Clearly discern from the Lord if you are to pray, give or go. · Wisely select the team on which you are to serve. · Effectively prepare for your first team meeting. · Successfully raise your team fees. · Prepare you culturally to serve a different people group.  
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  • Missions BBQ Benefit
    Apr
    24th
    Start Time 5:00pm
    End Time 8:00pm
    |
    Campus Cornelius Campus
    This year our annual BBQ is moving to Friday night! Support GCC missions teams in 2015 by purchasing Port-a-Pit BBQ plates. Each plate contains 1/2 chicken, baked beans, cole slaw and roll for $9. Homemade desserts can be purchased on the day of the event for $1. A limited number of extra plates will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Tickets will be available for purchase in March 2015.
  • Linefork Missions Trip
    May
    14th
    - May
    17th
    |
    Campus Linefork, Kentucky
    A team from Grace Covenant Church will serve in Linefork, KY at the Sonshine Center, May 14-17.  They will host an annual birthday part for the children who live at the center, clean up the center's property from winter effects and prepare the pool for use. The total trip fee is $250, which includes ground transportation, lodging and meals.  A non-refundable application fee of $50 is due when you submit a trip application.  It will be applied to your total trip fee.  The application deadline is April 12.
  • Atlanta Dream Center Missions Trip
    Aug
    10th
    - Aug
    15th
    |
    Campus Atlanta, Georgia
    A team from Grace Covenant will serve in Atlanta, Georgia at the Atlanta Dream Center, August 10-15. They will minister to those living on the streets and learn about commercial sexual exploitation. The total trip fee is $600, which includes ground transportation, lodging and meals. A non-refundable application fee of $100 is due when you submit a trip application. It will be applied to your total trip fee. The application deadline is June 3. The maximum number of people on the team is 20.  
  • Belize Missions Trip
    July
    10th
    - Jul
    17th
    |
    Campus Belize
    Partnering with Foursquare missionary, Lee Brockinton, a team will minister to youth and host activities related to leadership development to strengthen the local church, July 10-17. The total trip fee is $1550, which includes air transportation, ground transportation, lodging and meals. A non-refundable application fee of $150 is due when you submit a trip application. It will be applied to your total trip fee. The application deadline is April 1.
  • Nicaragua Summer Missions Trip
    July
    27th
    - Aug
    3rd
    |
    Campus Nicaragua
    A team from Grace Covenant Church will serve in Nicaragua, July 27-August 3. They will host Vacation Bible School, marriage conference and medical clinics. The total trip fee is $1550, which includes air transportation, ground transportation, lodging and meals. A non-refundable application fee of $150 is due when you submit a trip application. It will be applied to your total trip fee. The application deadline is April 1.