Wor­ship­ing to­gether

“T Church at Cov­ing­ton host­ing United Praise Event Sun­day night

The Covington News - - RELIGION - By Jenny Thompson

The Church at Cov­ing­ton on Ga. High­way 142 in Ox­ford is host­ing what may seem more like an arts fes­ti­val than a Sun­day night wor­ship ser­vice.

Sun­day at 5 p. m. six churches will come to­gether for the first “ United Praise Event.”

Chris­tian Nash, di­rec­tor of The Church at Cov­ing­ton’s art de­part­ment, said mem­bers of her church

he pur­pose of the event is to be able to have a Sun­day night ser­vice,” Nash said, “and come to­gether with our brothers and sis­ters and other churches to wor­ship Christ.”

will join with mem­bers of Spring­field Bap­tist Church, Church in the Now, Taber­na­cle of Praise, Pot­ter’s House and Apos­tolic Com­mu­nity Church for the event.

“ It’s go­ing to be a wor­ship ser­vice,” Nash said, “ and it’s cen­tered around creative wor­ship.”

Nash ex­plained the event, which will fea­ture dance, flag teams,

Chris­tian Nash Art di­rec­tor, The Church at Cov­ing­ton

plays, po­etry and singing and sign­ing, is open to any­one who wants to at­tend. Adult and youth groups will per­form from all of the churches.

She said the idea came from a col­lab­o­ra­tive ef­fort at Easter. Mem­bers of the Church at Cov­ing­ton art de­part­ment joined with mem­bers of Taber­na­cle of Praise to per­form an elab­o­rate, two- hour pas­sion play.

“ It was so awe­some to work with peo­ple and do drama,” Nash said. “ That’s our pas­sion.”

Nash ex­pects the event to last ap­prox­i­mately two hours and will in­clude a 10 minute in­ter­mis­sion. She said re­fresh­ments will be made avail­able im­me­di­ately af­ter the ser­vice for pa­trons to en­joy while en­gag­ing in Chris­tian fel­low­ship.

“ The pur­pose of the event is to be able to have a Sun­day night ser­vice,” Nash said, “ and come to­gether with our brothers and sis­ters and other churches to wor­ship Christ.”

For more in­for­ma­tion call the Church at Cov­ing­ton at ( 770) 7867293.

Jenny Thompson/The Cov­ing­ton News

Color­ful dis­play: Cassie Clark waves her ban­ners to the song “Pour my love on you” with The Church at Cov­ing­ton Flag Team for their per­for­mance dur­ing Sun­day night’s United Praise event.

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