Christ Covenant Church was established in 1983 as a mission of the Central Carolina Presbytery and a daughter church of Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, Alabama. The church's first building was a small modular unit on a small tract of land in southeast Charlotte.
With the arrival of a full time organizing pastor, Harry Reeder, the church began to grow rapidly and moved its services to Charlotte Christian School while it searched for the right tract of land and developed its building plans. The congregation purchased land in Matthews that forms the core of our 69-acre campus, including a 28-acre athletic field complex.
Christ Covenant Church is located in Matthews, North Carolina. The worship center forms the core of our 69-acre campus, including a 28-acre athletic field complex, Warner Park.
The campus includes eleven buildings with a sanctuary that seats 2,000. One of our newest buildings is a Community Life Center, including a level for youth with a large meeting space and break-out rooms, a large fellowship hall with a commercial kitchen, and a chapel where more intimate services can be held. We have recently completed a new high school building for our Covenant Day School community, which gives the school much-needed space to grow as well as access to new technology.
Christ Covenant has a current membership of more than 750 families. The congregation is assisted in its ministry by a staff of over 60, including pastors and directors, and supports church planting efforts not only in the Charlotte region, but all over the U.S. and around the world.
Christ Covenant is a member of the Presbyterian Church in America.
In the Hands of God - eBook
Written by our church historian, Mary Burke, this book documents the history of the first 20 years in the life of Christ Covenant Church.