MERCER ISLAND, WA (July 22, 2010) – The Teacher of the Year Award medallion that the Challenger Center for Space Science Education presented to teacher Thelma Ritchie has a history that includes a trip around the moon.
MERCER ISLAND, WA (July 22, 2010) – One of the most important lessons Thelma Ritchie wanted to impart to her elementary school science classes was a bold declaration that hung on her classroom wall – “The sky is not the limit.”
CHIHUAHUA, MEXICO (July 22, 2010) – Building what they say will be the largest orphanage in Latin America makes living in one of the most dangerous areas of Mexico worth the risk to personal safety, say Quinn and Lisa Seaman.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 22, 2010) – An air of excitement and anticipation filled the large ballroom at the Omni Shoreham Hotel Thursday evening as hundreds of women joined in the opening worship service of Triennial XIII, “Reflecting God’s Glory.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 22, 2010) –Thursday evening’s opening worship service of Triennial XIII offered a mix of everything from the drama of the traditional flag processional and inspiring worship music to times of prayer and a challenging message from Brenda Salter McNeil. Here are just a fewof those moments captured through the lens of event photographer Robert Tilman who attends Cedar Creek Covenant Church in Maple Valley, Washington.
CHICAGO, IL (July 21, 2010) – Telephone service at offices of the Evangelical Covenant Church was restored early this afternoon following an earlier disruption caused by faulty transmission lines servicing the building.
KERMAN, CA (July 21, 2010) – Thirty-two women who attend Kerman Covenant Church walked across the United States to the site of Triennial XIII in Washington D.C. and back – and the event doesn’t even start until tomorrow (Thursday).
CHICAGO, IL (July 20, 2010) – A memorial service for Donald C. Frisk, 99, “the theologian of the Covenant,” will be conducted at North Park Covenant Church in early September. Frisk died this morning.
CHIANG MAI, THAILAND (July 19, 2010) – The first two baptisms at the Amnuay Suk camp were a 70-year-old new Thai believer and American teenager Maleah Grauer, who was on a mission trip earlier this month with other Evangelical Covenant Church high school students.
CHIANG MAI, THAILAND (July 19, 2010) –Students participating in a recent mission trip to Thailand experienced a wide range of activities, from emotion-packed baptisms to outreach ministries to sightseeing excursions and an opportunity to sample Thai culture. Following are moments from that experience.
MONTERREY, MEXICO (July 19, 2010) – The Mexican Government has chosen the Foundation for Family Development in Monterrey to serve as a “Centro de Acopio” -collection and distribution site – for aid desperately needed by people after flooding recently destroyed much of the city’s infrastructure.