Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Here’s what’s happening at Govans. You may also view events as a calendar, or check out past events.

Sep 26, 2021

Youth Servant Leader Commissioning

Govans will commission a new group of servant leaders (grades 8 to 12) for a year of service to the community and church. If your youth would like to participate in Govans’ Youth Servant Leader program, please email billy@govanspres.org.
Sep 26, 2021

Children & Families Intergenerational Sunday School

Children and parents are invited to an intergenerational Sunday school each week this fall. We’ll act out the Bible story for the week and discuss what it might mean for us today, sing songs, and enjoy free play together. We will meet on the playground as long as the weather permits and will have Sunday school inside the education building in Sharp Hall if there are storms or the weather is too cold. For more information or to volunteer to…
Sep 26, 2021

Conversation Corps Fall Gathering

Govans’ community engagement team, the Conversation Corps, will gather to reflect on recent one-on-ones and plan for this fall and winter via Zoom. Email billy@govanspres.org to learn more and join the conversation!
Sep 26, 2021
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Soul Kitchen

Everyone is welcome for a free community meal every Sunday – come for a meal or to volunteer, or both! Guests are encouraged to volunteer and volunteers are encouraged to eat! During the pandemic, we are handing out take away meals from the church Peace Terrace between 4:30-6:00 p.m. Want to help? We need volunteers to prepare, serve, and clean up.
Oct 3, 2021
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Govans 101

Whether you are interested in becoming a member, getting more involved, or just learning more about the church, you’re invited to a monthly conversation hosted by Govans’ pastors. We’ll talk about our ministries, what it means to be Presbyterian, our governance and theology, and, most importantly, how you can be part of it all. Email tom@govanspres.org or billy@govanspres.org to learn more!
Oct 3, 2021
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World Council of Churches & Taize Mission Trip Informational Sessions

Govans is considering a possible intergenerational mission trip to visit the ecumenical Christian community in Taize, France and The World Council of Churches in Geneva, Switzerland from June 20-28, 2022 (those dates may shift slightly). If we have enough interest, Pastor Billy will lead this trip. He will lead two informational sessions for Govans members and friends to learn more, ask questions, and express their interest in traveling to Switzerland and France for classes on modern Christian mission and charity…
Oct 4, 2021

Community Gospel Choir

Music is a unifying force. There is no better way to build and feel community. All are welcome, no experience necessary. Contact Lea Gilmore (lea@govanspres.org) for more information.
Oct 5, 2021

Breakfast To Go for Parents

Pastor Billy serves coffee and breakfast treats to-go for preschool families during drop off (7:30 am to 9:30 am). Email billy@govanspres.org for more information.
Oct 5, 2021
Taize Road Sign

World Council of Churches & Taize Mission Trip Informational Sessions

Govans is considering a possible intergenerational mission trip to visit the ecumenical Christian community in Taize, France and The World Council of Churches in Geneva, Switzerland from June 20-28, 2022 (those dates may shift slightly). If we have enough interest, Pastor Billy will lead this trip. He will lead two informational sessions for Govans members and friends to learn more, ask questions, and express their interest in traveling to Switzerland and France for classes on modern Christian mission and charity…
Oct 5, 2021

Racial Justice Ministry: Fall Book Discussion – “The Black Butterfly”

Black Lives Matter activists, incensed by Freddie Gray’s brutal death in police custody, shut down highways and marched on city streets. In The Black Butterfly―a reference to the fact that Baltimore’s majority-Black population spreads out on both sides of the coveted strip of real estate running down the center of the city like a butterfly’s wings―Lawrence T. Brown reveals that ongoing historical trauma caused by a combination of policies, practices, systems, and budgets is at the root of uprisings and crises in…
Oct 10, 2021

Children & Families Intergenerational Sunday School

Children and parents are invited to an intergenerational Sunday school each week this fall. We’ll act out the Bible story for the week and discuss what it might mean for us today, sing songs, and enjoy free play together. We will meet on the playground as long as the weather permits and will have Sunday school inside the education building in Sharp Hall if there are storms or the weather is too cold. For more information or to volunteer to…