You aren’t really living until you’re making a difference in this world.

Serving others is vital step in your spiritual journey. Jesus said "Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me."

We Believe in Serving Others

As Methodists, we believe that God has given us the means to grow more in love with God, with people, and become more like Christ.  These means include prayer, fasting, worship, and the sacraments.  They also include acts of mercy and compassion.

These acts of mercy and compassion help us fall in love with God more by extending God's love within us to those who are in material, physical, and spiritual need. At Covenant, we want everyone to make use of these means of grace through local, national, and international ministries with projects that involve both hands-on work and financial generosity.

Explore the various ministries that Covenant supports through the gifts of time, talent, funds, and prayer.  Then connect with us to get involved!

Serve our Community

Throughout the year, we find different ways to love and serve our community. Springfield and Delaware County are the places God has called us to love, and we intend to do everything we can to love this community well.

Fighting Food Insecurity

With hunger being an ever-present battle for local families, we work to help fight food insecurity all year.  We conduct multiple ministries to provide much needed donations to local food pantries.  These include monthly food collections, a Harvest Home food drive in November and Delco Souper Bowl of Caring food drives in February.  For our monthly collections, please drop off donations in Wesley Hall at the church.  Look for announcements about our other food drives in our publications and online.

Life Center of Eastern Delaware County

Life Center of Eastern Delaware County provides emergency housing and meals to homeless individuals. Covenant partners with the Life Center to provide dinner for the individuals they serve. Every other month a team of volunteers provide, deliver and serve home cooked meals and bagged lunches. Each time we serve, the team of volunteers can vary as volunteers sign up whenever they are available. There are many ways to be part of this ministry: purchasing items at the grocery store, preparing food at home, preparing meals to be served and serving dinner at the center. It's a terrific way to involve your kids. Look for the sign-up announcements here and in our other publications.

Delco Souper Bowl of Caring

Covenant members provide both leadership and muscle for the Delco Souper Bowl of Caring, a massive event in February which consists of a community food drive where donations are collected from local households, then sorted, packed and shipped to multiple Delaware County food pantries; and a Covenant food drive which provides donations to two local food pantries.

In addition to these programs, we host events to give people even more opportunities to serve our community.

National & Global Missions

At the end of it all, this world will end. But we have a hope that is eternal. It outlasts the universe itself, and we want to see that hope reach the farthest ends of the earth.

Appalachia Service Project

Appalachia Service Project (ASP) is a Christian ministry, open to all people, that fosters human development by addressing the housing needs of Central Appalachia. Covenant has been doing ASP since 1982. Join us on our yearly summer mission trip, or fall mini-mission trip, or by supporting our team through one of our fundraisers or by your prayers.

Missionaries to Nepal

We have long supported United Methodist Missionaries Mark and Deirdre Zimmerman who serve in Kathmandu, Nepal.  Mark practice medicine at Patan Hospital and Deirdre concentrates on nutrition and hygiene programs for the people of Nepal.  Prayer forms the foundation of their work, and Deirdre and Mark have often felt the uplift of prayer in their daily lives.


The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) comes alongside those who suffer from natural or human-caused disasters – famine, hurricane, war, flood, fire or other events—to alleviate suffering and serve as a source of help and hope for the vulnerable.  UMCOR provides disaster relief in response to local, national and international events.

Serve's Up

It’s Back! Petals, Pedals & Pancakes

April 1, 2024

The event that puts the fun in fundraiser is back for another year! The Covenant Appalachia Service Project Team is getting ready for our summer mission trip to Central Appalachia….

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Covenant Youth: April Calendar

March 30, 2024

Weekly on Sundays 9:15-10 am Youth AM Gather (Kingswood 4)10:15 am Worship (Sanctuary) April 7: Confirmation Class 11:30 am – 1:30 pmYouth Group 7-8:30 pm April 12: Confirmation Class 6:00-8:00…

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An Eggcellent way to Support the ASP Team

March 10, 2024

The Covenant Appalachia Service Project team is getting ready for their 2024 summer mission trip and they want to lay some eggs. Wake up Easter morning (or the day before)…

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Easter Egg Hunt 2024

March 1, 2024

Covenant is honored to be hosting our 2nd Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt. Last year was a huge success with over 175 children, plus their big people. We are hoping…

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Covenant Youth: March Calendar

February 29, 2024

Weekly on Sundays 9:15-10 am Youth AM Gather (Kingswood 4)10:15 am Worship (Sanctuary) March 3: Lunch and Snow Tubing (this replaces the regularly scheduled ASP meeting) March 10: Confirmation Class…

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Youth Tubing Trip

February 19, 2024

We’re going tubing! We hit the snow March 3rd! We’ll meet up at Covenant @ 12:30. We’ll give you a lift to lunch & Bear Creek Mountain. We should be…

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Fostering Hope Delco need your help!

February 2, 2024

Thank you for your regular commitment to supporting Fostering Hope Delco throughout the last year! Fostering Hope relies on donations to keep the Foster-Share Closet open and Bags of Hope…

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Mark Your Calendar: Petals, Pedals & Pancakes

February 1, 2024

Thw event that puts the fun in fundraiser is comping back for another year! The Covenant Appalachia Service Project Team is getting ready for our summer mission trip to Central…

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Covenant Youth: February Calendar

January 31, 2024

Weekly on Sundays 9:15-10 am Youth AM Gather (Kingswood 4)10:15 am Worship (Sanctuary) Souper Bowl of CaringFebruary 3 & 10: Meet at St. Matthew’s Lutheran at 9:30 amFebruary 11: Pack…

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Donating to Delco SBOC? Here’s what Food Pantries Urgently Need.

January 10, 2024

Our local food banks do a good job of knowing their customers and their needs. They keep the pulse of what they’ve got coming in and they know what’s needed…

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