Covenant Wraps Up Foster Care Month

May was a busy month for Covenant Community Services and Covenant Coffee. May 7th marked the tenth anniversary of the coffee house opening at 1700 North Chester Ave., in Bakersfield, California. This date marks much more than a brick-and-mortar opening of a business; it was the launch of the Headquarters of Hope, or HQ of…

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Creating spaces for transformation 

The backstory of this picture began almost 20 years ago. The year was 1998 and it was a tough year for the Martin family. We were going through a lot as a young couple and God was at work in our life. Little did we know what was going to transpire in the years and…

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Bless a Foster Youth this Christmas and Launch a Tradition!

Covenant Community Services, Inc. (Covenant) is seeking help to restore lives and transform generations of former foster youth in Kern County. This Christmas, individuals, groups and businesses, have an opportunity to help current and former foster youth create traditions during Christmas. To that end, we are seeking financial support to provide a Christmas tree, lights,…

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Grand Opening of Coffee House Managed by Former Foster Youth

 The Grand Opening Weekend of the Shafter Covenant Coffee at the Ford Theater was an amazing event. The festivities began Saturday, September 10th at 1101 E. Lerdo Hwy in Shafter, California. The schedule of events included the Shafter Junior High Band, the High School Pep Band, a duet by Larry Starrh and Loren Barton, and the evening…

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Covenant Coffee Launches at Bakersfield Racquet Club

Covenant Coffee will launch a new restaurant at the Bakersfield Racquet Club.  The new venture is a partnership between two existing nonprofit organizations that hopes to revitalize the neighborhood, the tennis club and the lives of former foster youth. It all begins this Friday. The partnership developed out of discussions as encouraged by local community members…

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Covenant Christmas Open House

 Join Covenant Community Services Friday, December 6th for our Open House! Tomorrow, Friday, December 6th, Covenant is opening the doors from 4:00pm to 7:30pm to welcome guests, customers, donors, partners, volunteers and the community and to celebrate Christmas! Please plan to stop in and say hello! We would love to have you for a light…

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Covenant Christmas Open House this Friday!

Covenant Community Services, Inc will celebrate an early Christmas by hosting an Open House this Friday at the HQ of Hope! The event will begin at 4:00pm and continue until 7:30pm. There will be a dinner served between 6:00pm and 7:00pm. Light appetizers and party trays will be available throughout the event! The host for…

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Covenant News and Notes

COVENANT NEWS AND NOTES November 2013 Wow! I can’t believe we are nearing the end of 2013. The busy Thanksgiving and Christmas season is upon us! We are so thankful for you and your support as we serve foster children, former foster youth and their families. Please receive this “news and Notes” piece with thankful…

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Foster care agency awarded grants to expand services

Covenant Community Services, Inc. (Covenant) is a multifaceted organization serving foster children and former foster youth. Covenant’s home is the Headquarters of Hope at 1700 North Chester in Bakersfield, California. Although the organization has been around for over a decade, the movement has gained great momentum in the past two years thanks to the generosity…

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