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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Covenant concert this Saturday

Friends and fans of Covenant Community Services, Covenant Coffee, and helping foster youth! This weekend, Saturday, May 21, 2022, is the big show with headliner and Grammy nominee Teresa James and the Rhythm Tramps. Performing Saturday will be local blues artist turned touring record producing all-around amazing dude, Jon Orphan, and the Abandoned. Rounding out…

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Covenant concert this Saturday

Friends and fans of Covenant Community Services, Covenant Coffee, and helping foster youth! This weekend, Saturday, May 21, 2022, is the big show with headliner and Grammy nominee Teresa James and the Rhythm Tramps. Performing Saturday will be local blues artist turned touring record producing all-around amazing dude, Jon Orphan, and the Abandoned. Rounding out…

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Covenant Christmas Open House for Foster Youth

You’re invited to the Covenant Christmas Open House 4:00-7:00pm December 8, 2017 Come Out and Kick-Off the Holiday Season with Covenant! Join Covenant for an Open House from 4:00pm – 7:00pm on December 8, 2017  at 1700 N Chester Ave. in  Bakersfield , California! We will have a taco bar, festivities and a great time…

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Stories of hope and struggle face foster youth

Below are links to good articles that appeared recently in the news. These stories of hope and struggle are meant to inspire and inform. They are shared to encourage and educate.  Please share this link with those you think would benefit from the positive examples and overcoming stories. Some stories are a sad reflection of…

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An errand reminds of purpose and hope

This last week, Kim and I ran some errands and one took us to a local pet store. As we approached the storefront, I noticed a young man crouched near the entrance and he was begging for support. I shook it off yet noted his youth and despair. As we shopped, the thought of the…

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Coming Soon to the Ford Theater: Covenant Coffee House

  Covenant is excited to announce the expansion of service to Shafter, California. Here is the back-story. In May of 2013, Larry Starrh reached out to Covenant Coffee inquiring about a partnership to launch a coffee house in Shafter, California. The Starrh Family has been in Shafter for many generations. They purchased the old Ford Dealership and…

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Foster care organization achieves highest transparency ranking

Covenant Community Services, dba Covenant Coffee Has Reached the GuideStar Exchange Gold Participation Level as a Demonstration of Its Commitment to Transparency Bakersfield, California – Covenant Community Services, Inc. received the GuideStar Exchange Gold participation level, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier source of nonprofit information. This level demonstrates Covenant Community…

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Giving Tuesday is what the holidays are all about

You have experienced Black Friday and Cyber Monday but are you enjoying Giving Tuesday? The holiday season can be full of too much busyness, shopping and parties that we forget what the season is all about. The celebration of Thanksgiving and of Christmas has been marginalized with consumerism. We shop. We buy. And, we are…

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