CHICAGO, IL (March 5, 2017) — Nominations are now being accepted for the Theodore (T.W.) Anderson Award, presented each year by the Evangelical Covenant Church.
The award is named in honor of the only lay president of the Evangelical Covenant Church. It is presented during each year’s Annual Meeting and honors a layperson who:
Has demonstrated a life of commitment and dedication to Christ and the church.
Has been a member of the Covenant Church for at least 10 years.
Has provided outstanding service to the local church and community for more than 20 years.
Nominations are due April 2. Nomination forms can be completed and submitted online or downloaded and submitted by email, fax at (773) 784-2289, or mail to the T.W. Anderson Award Committee, 8303 West Higgins Road, Chicago, IL 60631.
If forms are submitted online, please be advised that any reference letters or additional notes should be submitted by email, fax, or mail to the committee at the address provided.
Recipients have been honored since 1985:
2017 Douglas Lunde , Great Lakes Conference
2016 Ray Baloun, Canada Conference
2015 David Swanson, Northwest Conference
2014 Lou Sutter, Central Conference
2013 Anna Parks, Pacific Southwest Conference
2012 Roger and Joanne Olsen, Central Conference
2011 Marvin Branstrom, Pacific Southwest Conference
2010 Samuel Alvarado, Great Lakes Conference
2009 Robert and Oreta Bentz, Northwest Conference
2008 Clarence & Melvenia Moore, Southeast Conference
2007 Robert & Jerri Saunders, North Pacific Conference
2006 Raymond & Doris Johnson, Great Lakes Conference
2005 Orville, Virginia & David Roen, Central Conference
2004 Dean & Adele Nelson, Northwest Conference
2003 Melton Nygren, Pacific Southwest Conference
2002 Arlan & Bonnie Anderson, North Pacific Conference
2001 Virginia M. Nyquist, East Coast Conference
2000 Ernest M. Berkas, Great Lakes Conference
1999 Dennis M. Roesler, Northwest Conference
1998 Verna H. Fogel, Central Conference
1997 Warren “Thomps” Thompson, Pacific Southwest Conference
1996 Marion Lofgren Larson, Northwest Conference
1995 Stephen Stewart, Pacific Southwest Conference
1994 Arthur T. Morimitsu, Central Conference