Official June 19, 2017
Matthews, NC: The congregation of Christ Covenant Church, Matthews, NC, voted overwhelmingly today to call Reverend Kevin DeYoung as their next senior pastor, effective June 19, 2017. Christ Covenant was particularized on December 5, 1981 and is one of the largest churches in the Presbyterian Church of America, with more than 1800 members and an active ministry that includes Covenant Day School, six Campus Outreach groups on Charlotte and Greensboro area college campuses, multiple church plants in the US and Europe and local mercy initiatives like Seek the City.
Identified as one of the nation’s rising evangelical leaders, DeYoung is recognized as a preacher, author, scholar and spokesperson who can effectively relate the issues of our time to biblical truth and the Christian faith. A native of Jenison, Michigan and current pastor of University Reformed Church in East Lansing, Michigan, DeYoung also serves on the council and blogs for The Gospel Coalition. Kevin regularly speaks at churches, conferences, and colleges and seminaries in the North America and overseas.
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