R. Marie Webster, widow of Covenant minister Paul J. Webster, died February 4. She was 98. Marie was born April 26, 1922, in Rockford, Illinois, to Ford and Mabel Bergstrom. She graduated from North Central Bible Institute in Minneapolis. She […]
CHICAGO (September 15, 2020)—The Evangelical Covenant Church saw fruitful church planting occur in 2019, with 19 new congregations taking root. “A sign that the Spirit of God is being poured out upon a movement is seen in the call to […]
SPRING VALLEY, CA (July 15, 2019) – Former Covenant missionary Mary Anne Weld died Thursday, July 4. She was 84. She was born on June 7, 1935, to Arthur and Edith Bergman in Helena, Montana. She attended Eastern Montana College […]
’Tis the season to give thanks. It’s the time of year when we ask each other, “What are you thankful for?” And studies indicate that 78 percent of Americans say they felt strongly grateful in the past week.
DENVER, CO (October 29, 2018) – George Peter Magnuson, who served multiple Covenant congregations and the Central Conference, died Thursday, October 18. He was 84. George was born October 8, 1934, in Chicago to Raymond and Astrid Magnuson. He attended […]
KNOXVILLE, TN (July 30, 2018)—When the group Mending Wings shared traditional Native American dances with students recently at CHIC, it was the first time Native Americans had ever been featured on the MainStage. “It was so significant that the Mending Wings […]
KNOXVILLE, TN (July 19, 2018)—On Wednesday afternoon 31 up-and-coming student leaders at CHIC joined ECC president-elect John Wenrich for a mini leadership summit. “My call into leadership began when I was 16,” Wenrich told them. He described his own experience […]
KNOXVILLE, TN (July 17, 2018) — The students are grouped into fictional families from either Syria or South Sudan. Some play the role of a doctor working in a hospital, some work as farmers in the field, others play children […]
It’s the kickoff to CHIC 2018. More than 5,000 students and leaders are here at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, to play, worship, learn, and connect with other teens from the U.S., Canada, and abroad. It’s the largest event in the Covenant.