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Covenant Celebrates Nonprofit Awareness Night with the Bakersfield Condors

By Randy Martin | March 10, 2022

This Friday is Covenant Nonprofit Night at the Condors!Covenant is proud to announce our partnership with the Bakersfield Condors. Not only are we the official coffee of the Bakersfield Condors by maintaining player and staff caffeination, but we are being recognized as the nonprofit of the night this Friday, March 11, 2022.If you would like…

The Covenant In the Kitchen Dinner Series is Back!

By Randy Martin | February 23, 2022

I have some exciting news to share. After a long hiatus, the Dinner in the Kitchen is returning. I am sharing the menus, dates, and details to see if we can get together again for some fun, food, fellowship, and support foster youth in Kern County. We plan to bring Chef Andrew Paparella, a past executive chef at the Padre the Bakersfield Racquet…

Covenant Golf Classic Was a Smash

By Randy Martin | May 14, 2021

The Covenant Golf Classic was held April 12 at the beautiful Seven Oaks Country Club. Over 100 golfers came out to enjoy the day and support the work of Covenant Community Services. Many thanks to our sponsors, including the Hayden family foundation, Kyle Wigley, Surf Thru Car Wash, Clinica Sierra Vista, Montoya Physical Therapy, and…

In The Kitchen Dinner Series Starts Back at Covenant

By Randy Martin | May 14, 2021

Covenant is re-launching the “In The Kitchen” dinner events with the chefs from “The Kitchen!” This foodie event will be held at the Covenant Coffee House on May 27th, 2021. It will be a foodie delight and paired by sommelier Jeramy Brown. Beyond the great food and wine, the purpose of the night is to…

What Happens on the Weekends

By Randy Martin | December 8, 2017

Wounded Heroes 2017

By gina-moons | December 8, 2017

We had a great time serving coffee at the Wounded Heroes Fund BBQ at the Kern County Fairgrounds! We are blessed to be able to provide delicious coffee to those who sacrificed it all to keep America safe. Thank you to all who came out and a bigger thank you to all who served!

Great community response helps foster children and former foster youth

By Randy Martin | December 8, 2013

Covenant Community Services, Inc. (Covenant) is in the process of opening a coffee-house in the space currently used as administrative offices. The Coffee House is a social enterprise of Covenant that includes specialty coffee roasting facilities, retail sales, a pour-over drip coffee bar and a full espresso bar. The purpose of the new venture is to employ former foster…

The Legacy of Alan Smith

By Randy Martin | December 8, 2013

I’ll never forget the day my dear friend, Velma, told me she got a boyfriend. It wasn’t so much the “getting” of the boyfriend but just how it happened. It was the early days of popularity of the internet and show like “You got mail” were attempting to adequately cover the societal shift to the…

Please Pray for Kern County Royal Family Kids Camp of 2011

By Randy Martin | June 14, 2011

Kern County will celebrate the 17th annual Royal Family Kids Camp (RFKC) hosted by Canyon Hills Assembly of God and administered by Covenant Community Services, Inc. (Covenant). RFKC is a week-long summer camp designed especially for the foster child. The curriculum is built around resiliency and best practices in social welfare mixed in with the love of God.…

A reminder of hope from a special guest

By Randy Martin | June 10, 2011

We had the privilege this week of a visit from a former foster family that adopted children while with Covenant Foster Care. Rick Hourigan brought his wonderful family in from Arizona for a family visit and surprised our team with a brief stop. Our team was tremendously encouraged by the visit. I really didn’t know…