Family Style

Events Coordinated by Covenant

Angel Tree (all names have been chosen!!)

Partner with Prison Fellowship to provide gifts for incarcerated parents from our area to give to their children.

  • Pick a name from the Christmas tree at the back of the Sanctuary
  • Purchase gifts ($50 per child)
  • We encourage families or groups to work together
  • All items need to be wrapped and returned to Covenant by Tuesday, December 11.

Contact: Peg Baugh

Christmas Caroling, 5:00pm, Sunday, December 8

Everyone is invited to come caroling in neighborhoods, to shut-ins or at shelters. Meet in the Gathering Place (use door 8) and we will divide you into groups to go caroling. Sign up encouraged, but not mandatory. Click here.

Dinner at Murdock Elementary School, 5:30pm, Thursday, December 12

Covenant serves the students and families at Murdock Elementary School in Lafayette throughout the year, and each Christmas we host a special dinner for the school families. We need many volunteers to make this night a success; sign up online here.  Contact: Tom Johnson

Children's Choir Program, 4:00pm, Sunday, December 15

Covenant's children's choir will present a Christmas musical at Westminster and we'd like to bless the residents with homemade Christmas cookies. We also need several hosts for this event. Sign up online.

A la Carte

Ideas for you to initiate with friends, neighbors, co-workers


Invite coworkers out for a meal together


Ring bells for Salvation Army

Tuesday, December 24, sign up here.


Shovel a neighbor's driveway through December


Host a Neighborhood Gathering

Download ideas and conversation starters here.

Download invitations here.

Or stop by the table at the back of the Sanctuary on Sundays.


Host a Christmas cookie decorating party


Take a friend to an area Christmas event

Visit this website for ideas of area events.

Pub Carol Sing! (reservations recommended)

  • 7:00pm, Monday, December 16, Walt's Other Pub, 3001 S 9th St, Lafayette. (765) 474-9527
  • 7:00pm, Tuesday, December 17, Walt's Pub, 1050 Kalberer Rd, West Lafayette. (765) 588-6148


Help with Civic Youth Theater production

Help with set building, costuming, props or a number of other ways with The Gifts of the Magi. Show dates are December 13 - 15. Contact Dawn S.


Invite an international student for a holiday meal

Extend hospitality over the holiday season and make a new friend! For more info about the Host-A-Boiler Program at Purdue and sign up instructions, click here.

  • Deadline for Thanksgiving matching: November 18
  • Deadline for winter break matching: December 12

Questions? Contact Mandy W.


Help an elderly neighbor decorate for Christmas