Baptist Church in Houston, Texas Installs First Female Minister

Covenant Church of Houston, Texas will install Laura Mayo as Senior Minister on Sunday, March 3rd at 11:00am. Laura is the first female minister for Covenant. She was called after Rev. Jeremy Rutledge, who had been Senior Minister for 10 years, left in March to head a church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Laura has been with Covenant since 2006 as an Associate Minister and Minister of Congregational Life. She is a graduate of Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, Tennessee and Wake Forest University Divinity School in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She completed a yearlong CPE chaplaincy program at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Laura also studied at Regent’s Park College of Oxford University and is on the Board of the Alliance of Baptists.

Founded in 1965, Covenant is an ecumenical, liberal Baptist church located in the museum district of Houston. The church’s award winning sacred space was built in 2000. Learn move about Covenant at, physically located at 4949 Caroline, Houston, Texas 77004.

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