This summer Gary Walter will retire from his role as the ninth president of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Recently the Companion’s Ed Gilbreath asked him about his time in office and what he sees ahead for the denomination.
Last month, John Wenrich was nominated to stand for election as president of the Evangelical Covenant Church at the Covenant’s Annual Meeting in June. Wenrich, 56, is currently the executive minister of the Start and Strengthen Churches mission priority. […]
In the latest issue of the Covenant Companion, we feature an interview with pastors Peter Ahn and Alex Gee on the need for Covenanters to speak more honestly with each other about race relations in our churches. The article has generated a considerable amount of buzz—both positive and critical.
NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA (September 15, 2017) – Covenant missionary Max Nahnychuk died Wednesday night after suffering a heart attack at his home. He was 46. Max and his wife, Colleen, were returning home from a two-month itineration to their partner […]
CHICAGO, IL (August 1, 2017) – Evangelical Covenant Church president Rev. Gary Walter today announced his intention to retire in 2018 following one more year of service. Walter was elected president in 2008 and upon his retirement will have served […]
CHICAGO, IL (June 20, 2017) – For the first time in nearly 20 years, the Covenant annual report is being hosted in the Companion the Evangelical Covenant Church’s official magazine. Each summer, just in time for its Annual Meeting, the […]
CHICAGO, IL (January 9, 2015) — The deadline to make nominations for executive minister of Serve Globally is Sunday. Names may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. Self-nominations may be made as well.