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A Chat with Jill Farmer

Besides being a gifted singer and fantastic storyteller (though she would argue otherwise), Jill Farmer fills many roles. She is the wife of Andy, one of our pastors here at CFC, mom to four adult children, and Mom-mom to some very cute grandchildren. She’s crazy about them all, as you’ll read below. 

Jill, you and Andy have been at Covenant since its start. How did you hear about it?
I worked at CHOP with a Christian doctor who told us that a new church plant was coming. Andy and I were newlyweds, living with international students in a group home in Philly. We probably could not have articulated that we were looking for an “essentially reformed, continuationist” church, but we were! 

December 16, 2019

Jannie Bard & Kiersa Sauder on Mentoring

Have you ever wanted to mentor or be mentored by someone at church, but had no idea how to initiate it? You’re not alone! Jannie Bard has been mentoring Kiersa Sauder since they met at Study Together about two years ago, and recently they sat down with us to talk about the experience—the awkwardness, the blessings, and what they’ve learned from each other over this time. Study Together is a great place to grow in…

November 25, 2019

Getting to Know Sonya Bayley

Sonya lives in West Chester with her husband, Rob, and their five sons. She and Rob attend the Gins’ community group. Though she is a Pennsylvania native growing up in Lebanon, PA, visiting Australia is at the top of her bucket list. Her hobbies include reading, gardening and creating photo books.

November 18, 2019

Talking with Jeanne Welch

Jeanne Welch is full of stories about the faithfulness of God.  She grew up in Drexel Hill and now resides in West Chester with her husband, Dan. A member of the Bards’ community group, Jeanne enjoys serving in a variety of ministries, but most of all, she loves being a wife, mother, and grandmother.

October 14, 2019

Margie Edwards: Spiritual Greatness in Small Form

Recently, we had the privilege of sitting with Margie Edwards and asking her about her life and faith. We talked at the Study Together childcare table where she faithfully serves. Sometimes spiritual greatness walks among us unrecognized. We were touched and inspired by the many ways Margie’s life brings glory to her Savior, and we know you will be too. 

September 23, 2019