News & Events


Alpha Beginning Soon – Sign Up Now!

October 30, 2018
Alpha meets on Thursdays, 6:30 pm. Cards are available to use as invitations. Dinner is free, followed by a teaching and small groups, all ending by 8:15 pm. God is using Alpha to change lives! Dinner is free, but we provide it. Please check the s ...


November Message from Pastor Tim

October 30, 2018
I don’t know who the guy is seated on the bench, but he must be at peace and very grateful! One of my favorite places is Pilgrim Pines on Swanzey Lake in New Hampshire. I spent four weeks on retreat there over the summer, during my Sabbatical. Pict ...


Youth Groups for November

October 29, 2018
Pathfinders is for students in Grades 2-3. The group meets once a month. The leaders are Linda Hansen and Brenda Tousignant. Watch Sunday bulletin for announcements Trailblazers is for students in Grades 4-6. Trailblazers leaders are Rachel Ewers ...


Missions and Evangelism for November 2018

October 29, 2018
Operation Christmas Child boxes are due back on Sunday, November 11, with $9 to Samaritan’s Purse for shipping. (Please, no candy; toothpaste; gum; used or damaged items; war-related items; chocolate or food; drink mixes (powdered or liquid); liqui ...


Women’s Ministry for November

October 29, 2018
Women Ministries events are for all women of the church and their friends. WM Bible Study: Thursday, November 8 at 6:30 p.m. at Lisa Olsen’s (576 Walnut Hill Road, Thomaston). Tomte Felting Workshop: Saturday, November 10 from 3:00 to 5:30 in t ...


Christian Education News

October 29, 2018
At the last quarterly business meeting a special task force was formed to begin work on a safe church program. This will be a program that will include but not be limited to child safety, volunteer screening, and safety measures to keep our facility ...


October Message from Pastor Tim

September 30, 2018
For three nights on Sabbatical I stayed in The Hermitage (a small, one room hut) with a fan and a composting toilet! The facility is The Oratory of the Little Way, located north of New Milford along the Housatonic River. They have a main retreat hous ...


Online Giving Option

August 30, 2018
The Covenant Church of Thomaston has an electronic option for making regular offerings. Contributions can be debited automatically from your checking or savings account or processed using your credit or debit card. This offers convenience for you an ...


June Message from Pastor Tim – “Still Small Voice”

May 31, 2018
In the rush of our world we tend to lose touch with the still, small voice of God. Within our noisy, fast-paced, fragmented culture, we desperately attempt as individuals to fill our emptiness and find meaning. Most of us are exhausted, for we have t ...


May Message from Pastor Tim – Helping Those in Need

April 30, 2018
If one falls down, their friend can help them up, but pity the one who falls and has no one to help them up. (Ecclesiastes 4:10) Nobody who watched Eric Moussanmbani at the 2000 Sydney Olympics will ever forget him. The 22 year old from Equatorial ...


April Message from Pastor Tim – Walking in His Light of Resurrection

April 2, 2018
In The Lord of the Rings, Bilbo says, “It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your front door; there is no knowing where you might be swept off to.” A grandfather said this, “In life there is sadness as well as joy, losing as well as wi ...


March Message from Pastor Tim – Jesus Leads. Will We Follow?

February 26, 2018
Time magazine had a piece a few years back, 7 Things People Do That Make Them Great (from Daniel Coyle’s The Talent Code): Commit to the long term, take a nap(steroids for the brain), keep a journal, find a role model and start doing. The seventh i ...


February Message from Pastor Tim – What Will Easter Be Like This Year?

January 31, 2018
Easter is in two months! What can we accomplish by then? I hope for new birth, a great harvest of souls with rejoicing and celebration! I pray that we will give ourselves fully to the Lord’s path. I recommend embracing holy rhythms for lent this ye ...