A Brief History of Covenant Community Church

1928 A small meeting of Christians in the Gun Club of Silver Subdivision, Redford Township
1931 Meeting at Roosevelt School on Aubrey
1933 Meeting in a real estate office at present location, an implement shed with the notorious “metal roof” added: Part time and circuit ministers served the church
1938 February 13, the church organized and formed a non-denominational community testimony as Covenant Community Church of Redford Township
1939 John L. Drummond ordained and called as the first full time Pastor
1940 First building project completed (basement auditorium)
1942 Mr. & Mrs. Harvey Hammond were the first missionaries supported by the church
1944 Pioneer Girls started by Mrs. Ann Wilcox McDonald
1947 Basement of present church constructed
1949 Present sanctuary dedicated
1950 Boys Brigade was started
1951 South educational wing completed
1954 Third floor added to south wing
1955 Peak Sunday School attendance of 1,718
1958 North wing construction completed
1963 25th Anniversary Service
1966 Annex added to sanctuary
1968 Library Established, Virginia Nelson, Chairman
1973 Rev. John L. Drummond retired with the title Pastor Emeritus
1974 Rev. H. Dalton Myers called to be Pastor
1978 Ramp and completion of Fellowship Annex
1983 Financially debt free. Update of sanctuary and educational units launched
1986 Remodeled church dedicated
1987 New missionary map installed in atrium
1988 50th Anniversary celebration; church archives begun in library
1992 Fire destroys ministry house on Centralia
1995 McIntyre ministry house on Norborn given as gift to church, “melt the morgage” project begun
1998 60th Anniversary, financially debt free, remodeling mortgage retired
1999 Pastor and Wanda Myers’ 25 years of service celebration
2000 20th anniversary celebration-Suburban Detroit Missions Consortium
2003 Expansion and reconstruction of north parking lot
2004 Pastor H. Dalton Myers retired: construction of new sanctuary roof
2005 Pastor Cole T. Westwood called as Pastor
2017 Pastor Westwood resigns and Pastor Jay Barsaleau is called as Pastor