WD is our children's ministry targeted for potty trained two-year-old to 5th graders.
TM is our middle school ministry guide preteens through the wild and fun middle school years.
US is our youth ministry that ministers to the junior high and high schools students grades ranging 7th through 12th grade.
FLOCK (Young Adult Ministry)
The young adult ministry at Covenant Glen is for young men and women ages 19-30.
60 Minutes Christian EducationChristian Education
is how individuals develop their relationship with Christ. It provides
the foundation, understanding, and support to continue in the Christian journey
as well as aides each person in growing and developing as stronger
Christians. Covenant Glen's 60 minute, Christian Education program, includes traditional Sunday school classes including marriage, cultural awareness and children and youth. Register for class by clicking here
Volunteering and Safety
Once your volunteer information is received we will
contact you regarding training for children and youth ministries which include
a safe sanctuary policy class and criminal background check to protect our
children. For more information on the safe sanctuary policy of the United
Methodist Church please click here. http://www.txcumc.org/safesanctuary.
If you have decided to volunteer for children or
youth ministries you can obtain your safe sanctuary forms by clicking this
Army is the men's ministry of Covenant Glen. The group ministers
to men ages 18 to senior adults and stand ready to Liberate and Empower them
through Gods word to be leaders in the home, work place, and community. The men
meet for an informative Bible Study,
food and fun for all ages on the second Monday of each month with special
events throughout the year.
CGUMC Women- helping sisters be their best spiritual self is the mission of CGUMC Women. This ministry builds sisterly bonds by meeting the practical and spiritual needs of women in an ever changing world. Look to this group for engaging studies, book clubs, Mom Support and a celebration of all things WOMAN !
UMW seeks to empower women in our
local and global communities through the word of God, Worship and community
outreach. The United Methodist Women's ministry meets the second Thursday of
every month providing dinner, bible discussions, tips on becoming physically
and mentally whole.
ONE Flesh Marriage Ministry is a ministry that provides encouragement to married
couples at Covenant Glen. One Flesh meets for a fall and spring marriage encounter class Sundays at 9 am. The group plans marriage celebrations monthly on 4th Sundays and marriage events to keep the love alive throughout the year.
Joyful Hearts Senior Adults
This ministry meets the spiritual and
fellowship needs of our mature members.
The missions and outreach ministries at Covenant Glen cover a wide gamete of opportunities to serve our local and global communities.
Ministry's mission is to provide resources and
information for individuals currently battling cancer, survivors of cancer and
caregivers of cancer patients. The goal of the ministry is to provide resources
about preventative methods for cancer and early detection, distinguish between
the myths and facts of cancer, and provide a forum for sharing concerns. This ministry
hopes to create an environment conducive to alleviating anxiety and fears of
cancer. For more information please contact the church office at 832-524-0589.
UMW- see Women's
Southwest Glen Mission
SWGM is a 501( c )3 organization that brings ministry to
local underserved children and families in apartment complexes. SWGM provides afterschool tutoring,
Christian education and worship, summer camp, and summer food program.
Broken Shackles (Prison Ministry)
The prison ministry is designed to counsel and mentor incarcerated
men in the local correctional system. The mentoring process begins while the
mentee is still incarcerated. Upon being released our mentors are available to
help the mentee get assimilated into society.
CG Food Pantry
In partnership with the community,
businesses, schools, and the Houston Food bank the pantry provides food for over 1000
individuals per month . The pantry
distributes food every first and third weekend of the month. Holiday
baskets are distributed for Christmas and Thanksgiving. The pantry also works with CG Toy Drive giving toys to clients for
Serves our friends in Mexico with our
Rice and Beans program. The team travels to Mexico providing food, clothing,
medical supplies, and Christian literature.
Covenant Glen serves as the hub of helping youth
and adults attain their educational goals. The purpose of the higher education
ministry is to assist members to pursue higher levels of education beyond high
school. The ministry promotes tutoring, registration and preparation for
standardized testing, financial aid education and application, scholarship
assistance and help in finding the right program fit for your needs. The
program offers vocational and adult learning programs as alternatives to the
traditional college path. To get involved in this ministry, contact Elizabeth
Brewer at firstname.lastname@example.org
employee Bank at Covenant Glen serves as a hub where members and non members
can find out about job openings via an employee newsletter. This ministry hosts
an annual career fair, resume writing workshops and networking events. If you
are interested in obtaining information on this ministry or volunteering,
please contact the church office at 832-524-0589.
Covenant Glen is committed to
community outreach. We believe one of the most effective ways to impact our
surrounding area is through collaborations. We partner with the following
organizations to achieve our dual goals and missions.
East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry
This is a project located less than 5 miles from the church campus; this
organization houses a food pantry, resale shop and provides rental and utility
assistance to local residents. Our partnership with this ministry includes
conducting monthly food and material drives for whatever the need is (ie
blankets in the winter, peanut butter in the summer, etc).This ministry has
opportunities for volunteers to work in the food pantry, assist with screening
applicants for food help etc., and assist with the resale shop. For more
information on this ministry please visit them at www.humanneeds.org or
Fort Bend Family
FBFP is an organization that helps house displaced families with in Fort Bend
County. This is achieved
through a network of churches taking care of the families one week at time once
a quarter. The time the families are assigned to Covenant Glen we house them on
the church campus, provide meals, entertainment, and spiritual enrichment.
Worship is vital to the life of any Christian, providing an opportunity corporately for Christians to come together to worship and praise God. There are various ministries working to enhance worship services, which provide opportunities for members to get involved in worship.
Altar Guild Ministry is the assisting ministry to the Pastor with the communion, baptisms, and sacraments of the church. The team also prepares for each season on the Christian calendar with the adornment of the altar.
Greeters Ministry is our HAPPY group. This ministry serves as the official welcome team to everyone that enters the doors of Covenant Glen. These members help operate the welcome center where you'll find information on events and ministries.
Ushers Ministry manages the internal flow of serves by aiding members and visitors with eating and facility logistics. The team also helps with the service of tithes and offering .
Parking Lot Ministry is your first official welcoming team at Covenant Glen as they help with parking and maintaining safe traffic practices on the campus. The group is available to help those with mobility challenges to get to and from the car to the worship center. And they are a great help on rainy days.
The Hall Monitors Ministry goal is to make sure the church hallways are secured and safe. We strive to have our members serve at least one service once a month.
Praise Dance Ministry's goal is to praise God through dance. To become a part of this dynamic ministry please contact the church office at 832-524-0589.
Covenant Glen Music Ministry works to enhance the worship experience through song. There are choir opportunities for children, youth, adults, men and women.
The Audio/Visual Ministry creates the media packages that enhances the worship experience. Volunteers have the opportunity to work with professionals on camera, in the control room and with audio. For more information contact the church office 832-524-0589.
The Liberation Project, Inc. is an independent 501(c)3 non-profit organization
providing community programming to the Harris and Fort Bend Counties of Houston, Texas.
The Project provides targeted programs to children and youth including a
prevention and intervention program to thwart off potential negative draws,
such as drugs, gang violence and other peer pressure, that plague today's
youth. We strive to also renew families through education, counseling,
and personal development programs
The Liberation Project, along with local partnerships, built the Glen Park housing development -- a
113-home subdivision providing affordable housing to lower income
families. Additionally, Covenant Glen and the Liberation Project embarked
on the major project for liberating and empowering families through the Liberation Life Center
that opened in February 2006
The life center includes items and programs such as:
The Liberation Project offers exciting opportunities
for members of Covenant Glen and the surrounding community. These programs
and educational services empower the areas of Harris and Fort Bend Counties. For more information on the
Liberation Project, please contact the church office at 832-524-0589.
- Children and youth after-school, prevention and intervention programs
- Counseling and social services including marriage counseling, HIV/AIDS education and testing, and home-buyers programs
- Health and wellness programs and exercise opportunities at the gymnasium