- Phone: (610)648-0707
- Mailing Address: 400 Lancaster Ave, Malvern, PA 19355
Summer programs are offered to anyone and everyone. Our 2016 Summer Reading Program alone reached over 100 children and 223 books were given out! Throughout the summer, our children's ministry programs reached 130 children and youth participants. 70 adults and 25 youth gave their time to prepare, to lead, to help. We encourage you to come and visit, participate, volunteer, share you time and talent and energy during the summer! Keep connected and meet the amazing friends we have at Covenant.
Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend:
Worship services for families at 8:30 and 10:30
Nursery care available for infants and toddlers in our new nursery space
If you have any questions about summer activities, Covenant Church programming, our construction projects, or anything else, please contact Jen Langlois.
Come explore books written by beloved authors selected by Great Valley School District for summer reading. All children aged 3 through rising 5th graders are invited to come for a story, a craft, a snack, an activity, and more.
Contact: Jen Langlois
Monday, July 10: 10:00-11:30
Monday, July 17: 10:00-11:30
Monday, August 14: 10:00-11:30
Monday, August 21: 10:00-11:30
Come explore books written by beloved authors selected by Great Valley School District for summer reading. Preschoolers and elementary children are invited to come for a story, a craft, a snack, an activity, and more.
Location: Covenant Presbyterian Church
Register online or contact Jen directly.
Sure to be another memorable event for families and friends of all ages! Form a team of 3-6 individuals to participate in a scaled-down version of the popular television show “The Amazing Race.” Teams will work together using both brains and brawn while competing to find a series of clues and perform age-specific tasks in hopes of finishing the race first. Each team must have a licensed driver and a vehicle to transport team members.
Contact: Denise Bentley at or 484-459-4102
Ages: All ages (Children/youth must be driven by a responsible adult.)
Date: Saturday, July 22
Location: Meet at Covenant Community Life Center for the first clue.
Register with paper form, online HERE or contact Denise directly by July 15.
Three bands from the Malvern School of Music’s Senior High Rock Camps will be performing hits from bands such as The Beatles, The Who, Chicago, Sly and the Family Stone, The Blues Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Temptations, and more. Last year over 200 people attended. This event has raised over $20,000 in the past six years.
Contact: Patty Stoltzfus (610-648-0707 x14)
Ages: Everyone welcome!
Date: Saturday, August 12
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Covenant Community Life Center (CCLC)
Donations will be distributed between the following organizations:
*Eric Brown Music Scholarship Fund – Donations provide financial assistance to children wishing to pursue music study.
*Faith Ministry in Reynosa, Mexico – Donations will purchase drum kits to supplement the variety of instruments already donated by the MSoM community.
*Covenant Youth – Donations will support mission and ministries for youth.
No registration required. Join us!
Join us for a meal packaging event to feed the hungry! Donations to the event will purchase the rice, soy, dehydrated vegetables, and a flavoring mix that includes 23 essential vitamins and minerals. Your help is needed to package these foods into individual meals. The meals will be shipped throughout the world to support schools, orphanages, and areas in crisis.
Our Goal: 10,000 meals at $0.29 per meal!
Contact: Barbara Rhinehart
Ages: Children and youth ages 5 and up through adults of all ages
(Children/youth must be accompanied by a responsible adult.)
Location: Covenant Community Life Center (CCLC)
This organization provides food and life-changing aid around the world with the ultimate goal of ending hunger.
Register and donate online or contact Barb directly.
Monday, August 7 – Friday, August 11
Register with paper form, begin process online at http://covenantfrazer.org/summer-registration-for-children/, or contact Jen Langlois directly at or 610-648-0707 x13.
9:00-12:00 Vacation Bible School to prepare the musical, “Noah”
Children ages 3 (and potty-trained) through those entering grade 5 are invited to join us to explore Noah and God’s Promise in this fun week leading up to a musical presentation of “Noah” on Sunday, August 13.
During this morning session, age-level groups will rotate between centers to hear Bible stories, play games, make crafts, and prepare the music and theater elements for the production. This morning session will be formatted in a familiar Vacation Bible School style with elementary groups rotating between stations and preschoolers in classrooms enjoying similar activities. Sunday’s “Noah” musical presentation will be an energetic celebration of our cooperative efforts and what we have learned about our God!
12:00-1:00 Lunch (and Play) Time
Children entering grades 1-5, youth entering grades 6-12, and adults of all ages are invited to stay for lunch after the morning session. If you are coming for the afternoon sessions, you are also invited to join us for lunch.
1:00-3:00 CHOOSE from Set/Prop Design, Sewing, Science, Challenge, Games
Children and youth entering grades 1 and up may stay or arrive for special interest activities!
2-hour sessions Set & Prop Design for “Noah” Children and youth grades 1 and up
Problem solve needs and materials to design a backdrop for our “Noah” musical, and explore color, texture, and scale to create animal props to fill Noah’s ark.
2-hour sessions Sewing Children and youth ages 8-14
No experience necessary! Come learn to sew or develop your skills. We will make pillowcases and quilted tote bags of varying difficulty levels. A service project option will be available, too. We will make fleece hats and scarves to be distributed by Broad Street Ministry in Philadelphia (www.broadstreetministry.org). All materials will be supplied. However, if you would like to choose your own fabric, information is included below.
Optional: For pillowcases, coordinating fabrics measuring:
3/4 yard main fabric and 1/3 yard border fabric
For tote bag, coordinating fabrics measuring:
1/2 yard for lining and 1/3 yard for borders
1-hour sessions Game Time Children entering grades 1-5
Let’s play silly, fun, big movement games outside or at the Covenant Community Life Center. We will have a great time with active play!
1-hour sessions Science Center Children entering grades 1-5
Explore different areas of science while building electrical circuits, electromagnets, adapted creatures, and moon bases. A trip to the church garden is also in store!
1-hour sessions Challenge Center Children entering grades 1-5
Use teamwork and creativity to build straw towers, create catapults, design Rube Goldbergs*, and solve other fun problems.
* What’s a Rube Goldberg? Webster’s New World Dictionary says, “a comically involved, complicated invention,laboriously contrived to perform a simple operation.” Check out the games at www.wallaceandgromit.com to get a taste for these fun contraptions!
Musical presentation of “Noah” on Sunday, August 13 at 10:30 am
Our week of learning, singing, acting, creating, and playing will culminate in a musical presentation to be held during Covenant’s 10:30 worship service. We hope all of our participants and their families will join us. No registration required!
**Please complete the Children/Youth Registration Form for all minor participants.**