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Missions Festival 2018: Missions on Purpose

Covenant's annual Missions Festival is February 10-14! There are many ways for you to be involved and help us show gospel hospitality to our missionary guests.

Guest Speaker

Screen Shot 2017-12-21 at 2.41.58 PMJoseph Wheat, Senior Pastor at Highlands Presbyterian Church (Ridgeland, MS)

Joseph is a 1984 graduate of Auburn University, where he received a BS in Economics. He graduated in 1987 from Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi, with a Master of Divinity degree. Joseph also received a Doctor of Divinity degree (honorary) from New Geneva Theological seminary in 2006. Joseph has been the Senior Pastor at Highlands since July, 2005. He was the Senior Pastor of Village Seven Presbyterian Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Prior to Village Seven, he was the Founding Pastor of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Joseph began his ordained pastoral career at First Presbyterian Church of Augusta, Georgia, as an assistant pastor. While at First Presbyterian he met Gina Smith, and they were married in June of 1990. The Wheats have two daughters, Sarah Caitlin and Emily Grace.