GRAND RAPIDS, MI (July 28, 2010) – Summer is a time when many church youth groups participate in mission trips, but a growing number of high school and college students at Thornapple Covenant Church are serving as interns at Grand Rapids inner-city social service organizations.
CHAPEL HILL, NC (July 28, 2010) – Faith and Leadership, a website published by Duke Divinity School, recently highlighted the Evangelical Covenant Church, emphasizing that the denomination has far more influence on church leadership and theology than its size might suggest.
ROCHESTER, MN (July 27, 2010) – Although the Rochester Covenant Church sustained damage caused by a series of tornadoes that ripped through the area on June 17, the congregation is focusing on helping neighbors who suffered far worse and still are seeking relief.
TOKYO, JAPAN (July 26, 2010) – On a hot Sunday afternoon this past weekend, Japan Covenanters gathered in the chapel at Covenant Seminary in Tokyo for a service of consecration for Pastor Shunichi Miyamoto and his wife, Masako.
WASHINGTON D.C. (July 25, 2010) – Ruth Hill choked back tears as she told women gathered at Triennial XIII Saturday that she would not seek re-election as executive minister of the Department of Women Ministries of the Evangelical Covenant Church.
WASHINGTON, D.C (July 25, 2010) – In her last sermon to a Triennial as the Department of Women Ministries executive minister, Ruth Hill declared to the gathering that “your very lives are a letter of transformation,” and then asked, “so what are people reading in you?”
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 24, 2010) – It was her battle with anorexia that captured much of the media spotlight for 2008 Miss America Kirsten Haglund, but it was the inner struggle with personal identity and her relationship with God that consumed her waking hours, Haglund told hundreds of women gathered today for Triennial XIII at the Omni Shoreham Hotel.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 23, 2010) – Nice girls versus good women – that was the contrast painted Friday morning by author, much-in-demand speaker and global engagement advocate Lynne Hybels as she addressed hundreds of women filling the ballroom of the Omni Shoreham Hotel as part of Triennial XIII, which concludes Sunday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 23, 2010) – The kingdom of God is within you. The call of God is on your life. And if the kingdom lives within, the call is to let the light of Christ shine, allowing our love for those around us to pour out and confront the injustices of this age so that all may see our good deeds and glorify God.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 23, 2010) – It was a moving experience, watching each of the specially invited international guests process into the worship area carrying small candles during Friday’s midday International Celebration as part of Triennial XIII at the Omni Shoreham Hotel.
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.