Missions Festival 2021

Our annual Missions Festival is scheduled for February 19-22, 2021, with guest speaker Sandy Willson!

Sandy Willson will be our guest speaker at three different services: Sunday morning (8:15 and 10:30 a.m.), Sunday evening (6:00 p.m.), and Monday evening (6:00 p.m.). These services will be livestreamed as well on our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYU6uciaDun8LWHiaba9Pdw

24 Hours of Prayer
We will have our 24-Hours of Prayer for Missions from 6:00 p.m. on February 18 through 6:00 p.m. on February 19. View the our prayer list, broken out by adopted Covenant Sunday School Community. Sign up to pray: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4FA9AE2DA46-24prayer

kidMission | The Glory Story (3k-5th Grade)
February 21, 6-7:30p | Live music focused on worshiping our Creator, missionary videos, and snacks! Masked and socially distanced. RSVP HERE
February 22, 6-7:30p | Bible stories on Redemption and Restoration, missionary videos, SERVICE project, and snacks! Masked and socially distanced. RSVP HERE

Meals for Missions
Help in the Covenant Kitchen with meal preparation for for Meals for Missions. They need help on 2/12 from 9a-3p; 2/15-2/17 from 2-6p; and 2/18 from 11:30a-6:15p. Contact Traci Parker at [email protected].

Food Drive for Christian Service Mission
We will be collecting canned vegetables and peanut butter and jelly for Christian Service Mission the week of February 15. Please drop off donations in the Sanctuary foyer.

Diapers and Wipes for Sav-A-Life
We will be collecting diapers and wipes for Sav-A-Life the week of February 15. Please drop off donations in the Sanctuary foyer.

MTW's 2021 Virtual Missions Conference

MTW Festival Registration MTW Festival Login MTW Virtual Conference User's Guide

We also encourage you to participate in MTW's Virtual Mission Conference "His Story Continues," at mtw.org/the-mtw-virtual-missions-conference. There are several speakers and breakout sessions Friday night (7:00 - 9:30 p.m.) and Saturday (9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.); here a few we suggest:

Friday, 7:00 p.m. – Lloyd Kim (MTW Coordination and our 2020 Missions Festival Speaker)

Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – How COVID-19 Strips Us

Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – Stories from Ukraine, Doug Shepherd (church planter with Ukrainian Presbyterian)

Saturday,1:30 p.m. – Help I’m not a pastor: Can God still use me on the Missions Field?


Rev. Sandy Willson

Sandy Willson was the senior minister of Second Presbyterian Church, Memphis, TN from 1995 to 2017. Sandy is a co-founder of Memphis Center for Urban Theological Studies; a co-founder and chair of Nexus (leadership mentoring program for emerging adult professional leaders); co-founder and chair of the Memphis Shalom Project (a unified evangelical church ministry strategy for the city); a founder of Reformed Ministries Network (a regional church-planting ministry); and a co-founder and board member of the Second Presbyterian Church Foundation for missions. He serves on The Gospel Coalition board and on the Board of Reference for Union University and Reformed Theological Seminary.

Internationally, Sandy ministers with partners in Africa, Asia, South America, and the Middle East and speaks regularly in North American churches on the topic of world missions. He serves on the Board of Directors for World Relief.

Sandy received a B.S. from the University of Virginia (1973), an M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (1982), and a D.D. from Crichton College in Memphis, TN (2001). He previously pastored Memorial Presbyterian Church in Elizabethton, TN (1981-86), and Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church in Lookout Mountain, TN (1986-95).

Sandy and his wife, Allison, were married in 1972 and are grateful for five children, three daughters-in-law, a son-in-law, and eight grandchildren.

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