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More Than $213,000 Donated to Hurricane Relief, Recovery

CHICAGO, IL (September 21, 2017) – More than $213,000 has been donated by Covenanters to help the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Cecilia Williams, executive minister of Love Mercy Do Justice, said today. “We are simply overwhelmed by the […]

Obituary: Carolyn Kelly

CHICAGO, IL (September 20, 2017) – Mae Carolyn Kelly, one of the first Covenant missionaries to Ecuador, died Friday, September 15. She was 93. Carolyn was born May 9, 1924, in Dubois, Pennsylvania, to Werner P. Erickson and Anna (Johnson) […]

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Accidental Church Planter

Kimberly Wright is senior pastor of the Church of the Resurrection, in East Harlem, also known as “El Barrio” or Spanish Harlem, where she has been serving in ministry for twenty-seven years. […]

Population 1,500

A year and a half ago I quit my corporate job in Chicago and moved back home to my parents’ farm in rural, southwestern Minnesota. […]

Great Commission Rural Edition

Steve Hoden never knows what to expect when he walks in his front door. There could be fresh vegetables on the counter, a pot of soup in the fridge, or some chickens in the freezer. […]

Redemption Song

Sarah Monson’s new song “Apple Tree” is the fruit of a seed sown in bitterness and redeemed in jail. […]

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Choose Love

Imagine this: a thriving suburban church dreams, plans, and then plants a daughter church in the downtown area of a nearby city. […]

Shortening the Distance

“The shortest distance between two people is a conversation.” This statement resonates with me deeply in light of our many conversational deficits these days. […]

Compass Bearings: Four Loves

This Companion issue highlights the ministry of our Town and Country (T&C) churches, where some of the most consequential ministry in the Covenant takes place. […]