We are grateful for your interest in Young Adult Ministries at Covenant Presbyterian Church! Our goal is to continually build a community of friends who serve together, learn together, and share life’s ups and downs together. We would love for you to be a part of it.
Whether you are new to Charlotte or have been here for your whole life, you’ll find a community built on faith, compassion, generosity, and love here at Covenant. We strive to be a place where each and every person feels supported, while also being a ministry which serves the wider community and world.
We invite you to follow us on social media to find out more about what we have in store. And, as always, know that my door is open to you: feel free to contact me with any questions!
Pastoral Resident, Education
Contact Ian here
Coffeehouse: Faith + Politics (March 15, 9:30 am in Welcome Center)
What do racial/ethnic minorities, non-Christians, the LGBTQ+ community, and refugees all have in common? They have all been made to feel unwelcome in our country. Join us as we explore what our faith has to say about inclusivity and welcome, and how that might shape our civic engagement.
- Small Groups
Faith and Fellowship
Led by CK Kemp and Liza Quinn, Faith and Fellowship is geared towards young adult women in their late 20s and 30s. This supportive community helps its members to build lasting friendships rooted in faith, while navigating important life questions together. The group meets off-campus on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from 7-8 p.m.
John Lipsey leads this exciting group for young adult men. This group engages with important and often challenging faith-based questions, while simultaneously nurturing life-long relationships. The group meets twice a month, on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 7PM. Typically, the first meeting of the month is held at Dilworth Neighborhood Grille.
Sunday Evening Women's Group
A Sunday evening offering for women which aims to cultivate community, engage in thoughtful discussion, and build friendships. Contact us to find out more!
YA Couples Groups
We have multiple groups available for couples! Contact us if you are interested in getting involved
The Path, Young Adult Women's Small Group
The Path is designed for young adult women in their 20s in mind, as well as women who are new to Charlotte and/or Covenant. Led by Ashlee Anderson and Robin Goodson, this group meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 6:30PM in Covenant’s parlor. We would love to have you join!
Uptown Bible Study
Do you work in uptown? Join us on either Tuesday or Thursday from noon-1PM at The Foundation for the Carolinas (220 North Tryon St.). Bring your lunch and engage in a guided Bible study. Ben Mallicote leads on Tuesday, while Ian Clark and Nancy Sutton lead on Thursday. All are welcome!
Engaged and Newlyweds Group
Led by Ian and Kaitlin Clark, this group meets for lunch on the second Sunday of each month. The group aims to share in one another’s joy, while laying a great foundation for a successful and loving marriage. Contact Ian for more details!
- Ministry Mornings: We periodically engage in small-scale (but high impact!) service projects on Saturday mornings. Contact us to hear more about upcoming opportunities!
- Habitat for Humanity Build Day (April 4 - Space Is Very Limited!)
Join us as we support the construction of a new home for a family in need! Space is limited for this service project, so if you are interested please email Ian ASAP to sign up: first come, first served!
- First Sunday Brunch at Taco Mama (April 5th, 12:30 pm) Join us for a time of unprogrammed fellowship as we share a meal together to kick off the month! No RSVP needed - simply show up at the restaurant.
Young Adult Parents Breakfast (April 18, 9:30 - 11:30 am, Fellowship Hall)
We love and admire the young adult parents in our midst! That's why we are offering a special breakfast for parents and soon-to-be parents! Childcare will be provided, and there will be plenty of games, great food, and wonderful conversation. Mark your calendar! More details and an invitation will follow.
People seek out a church for many different reasons. If you would like to speak to a minister about any questions, concerns, or opportunities, please contact Ian and he will be glad to assist you.
Presbyterian Women is among the most active and longest standing organizations at Covenant. You can find a circle, or small group, most any weekday to enjoy Bible study, book discussions and fellowship. Covenant offers 10 Presbyterian Women circles to meet every need. To get connected, please contact Suzanne Harmon or click the contacts below.
Weekday Lunch (Tuesday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Most weeks, we offer a nutritious and delicious lunch in our Fellowship Hall. Bring a friend or work colleague to enjoy good food and fellowship – open to all.
Lunch includes soup, salad bar, entree, side, dessert and drink for $7.