Skipping Thanksgiving in 2020

So, let’s just cut to the chase…move over Thanksgiving, here comes Christmas! Not to say that we’re not excited to celebrate our LORD and Savior, Jesus’ birth, but can we just press the pause button a moment beforehand to reflect on and give thanks for God’s bountiful blessings this year? Here it is the beginning…

Why Do We Teach?

Written by Grace Gouletas In Romans 12: 6-7 Paul says, “Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, in proportion to our faith; if service, in our serving; the one who teaches, in his teaching.” God has given many gifts to His people, and teaching is…

CCS: My Home Away From Home

CCS: My Home Away From Home Written by Kathrann Coppola Covenant is more than just a school-it’s a community, a family. I have attended Covenant for the past decade of my life and it has been my home away from home. I am so grateful for every moment I’ve experienced here as they have shaped…

It’s Okay to Have Cares

Written by Valerie Cleveland A month or so ago, when we were all surrounded by few facts and many fears concerning COVID-19, a wise woman offered me some advice.  We were talking about all of the unknowns and what ifs, when she brought 1 Peter 5:7 to my attention, “Casting all your anxieties upon Him,…

Nature’s Always Open

Written by Lynn Marcoux While cities go silent, nature buzzes on.  As we practice social distancing, nature didn’t get the memo.  Tulips are popping up. Spring has arrived. Hummingbirds made it back to Bay County.   Frogs are calling, birds are singing and tails are still wagging.    I’ve always been a lover of God’s creation. …

Love Loudly

Written by Grace Welch “Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and how inscrutable His ways! ‘For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who has been His counselor? Or who has given a gift to Him that He might be repaid?’ For…

Make Melody to the Lord

We are running the race of life but something has happened. Our routine has been interrupted; nothing is quite like it was just a month ago. We are home and we are filling our time with virtual classes, books, movies, and music. Even in this strange time of quarantine we must be intentional about how…

10 Tips for Schooling at Home

Blog by Jodi Kirk (CCS Science Teacher, Homeschool Parent)   You didn’t choose to have all the schools in America close with uncertainty of the future, but God did—which means this time at home with your children is under His sovereign control. Parents, you are in a unique situation with your child’s education. Homeschool, working…

Prevention, Not Panic

We have all heard about the global concerns over COVID-19 (coronavirus).  We also know we are in the thick of cold and flu season still. The best way to approach this season is with prayer and prevention.  Trusting our days are with the Lord, we can calmly do what we can to help prevent illness.  …

How To Raise A Sturdy Kid

On December 13, 2019, CCS had the honor of hosting family counselor/psychologist, Keith McCurdy.  I was fortunate enough to watch Keith present to the middle and high school students during the day, present to the CCS staff after school and to the CCS parents in the evening.  There were key themes and easy take-a ways…