Learn more about our partners in mission

  • Contender for the Faith Church

    Lead by Pastor Curtis and First Lady Donna Pratt, this local congregation has been partnering with First Covenant as we deepen our intercultural community relationships. As joint partners in the In It Together Prayer Gatherings, Contender has been a key player in opportunities for our community to join together to pray.

  • Covenant Pines Ministries

    Covenant Pines Ministries are owned by Twin Cities Covenant Churches. Children, youth, and adults experience the love of Christ at Covenant Pines Bible Camp through summer camps and retreats throughout the year. Adventurous Christians is Covenant Pines’ rustic wilderness camp on the Gunflint Trail and hosts senior high backpacking trips every three years, and an annual spring retreat for all ages.

  • Local Schools: Farnsworth Aerospace Magnet Schools (PreK - 4 and 5-8 campuses) and Johnson Senior High School (9-12 grades)

    We partner with neighborhood schools for our After School Program, musicals, service projects, and neighborhood events. Find out more information about our musicals here.

  • Minnehaha Academy

    Minnehaha Academy, a ministry of the Northwest Conference of Evangelical Covenant Churches, serves nearly 900 students from the Twin Cities area. MA’s mission is to provide high quality education integrating Christian faith and learning. Financial aid is available, and bus service is offered throughout the Twin Cities. For more information, or to schedule a personal tour or shadow day for your child, please contact

  • North Park University

    Founded in 1891 by the Evangelical Covenant Church, NPU is located on Chicago’s north side and enrolls 3,200 students from around the country and the world. At North Park, excellence implies not only a deep tradition in the liberal arts and the Christian faith, but also a spirit of innovation, reaching out to serve and to learn from the dynamic community around us.

  • Roots Covenant Church

    First Covenant is a parent church to this church plant in the Hamline-Midway area of Saint Paul. When Roots talks about “church,” they’re not talking about a building. They are talking about a people, a community that is seeking God, learning how to trust Christ, and experiencing new life in Jesus. Roots has been meeting since 2014.

  • TreeHouse

    First Covenant is pleased to be in TreeHouse’s partner church network. TreeHouse (TH) brings living hope to hurting youth and families leading to life transformation. TH programs are designed to meet social, emotional, physical, intellectual, and spiritual needs of at-risk teens. TH provides a safe environment as well as mentoring for teens to receive support, guidance, and practical skills in making better choices today to live as healthy adults tomorrow. As a part of their partner network, TH provides First Covenant with key training for children and youth volunteers, comprehensive coaching for paid ministry staff, as well as supplements program components and curriculum.

  • Union Gospel Mission

    Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities (UGM) is a Christian ministry dedicated to serving people who are struggling with homelessness, poverty, and addiction in our community. First Covenant partners with UGM’s Thanksgiving dinner initiative, helping to make a hearty Thanksgiving meal a reality for families around the Twin Cities.