When my kids were young, I worked hard to create meaningful Advent seasons in our house. […]
ARLINGTON, MA (July 24, 2015) — The youth group at Highrock Covenant Church wasn’t so sure about CHIC. While many Covenant congregations have a long history with the triennial youth conference, with supportive parents who fondly recall attending CHIC 30 […]
KNOXVILLE, TN (July 16, 2015) — When Annika Steib was in fourth grade she heard someone at Portage Lake Bible Camp talk about missions—and she knew right away that she wanted to be a missionary. “I like people, and I […]
KNOXVILLE, TN (July 14, 2015) — Mai is a Navajo woman with three children living in northwest New Mexico. Her only access to clean water is the woman she calls the “water lady,” Darlene, who drives a bright yellow water […]
KNOXVILLE, TN (July 13, 2015) — This weekend thousands of high school students descended upon the University of Tennessee campus, filling up dorms and spilling into area hotels for CHIC 2015, the Covenant’s triennial youth conference.
ANCHORAGE, AK (June 16, 2015) — At least one Covenanter is reported to have lost her home to a fire that started near Willow, a town about 80 miles north of Anchorage. Mary Helwig lost her home to the fire, […]
I used to steal my sister’s clothes in high school. My entrepreneurial brother was happy to rent us his sweaters for $5 a day, but my sister and I were a bit less methodical. Many mornings after she left for […]
CHICAGO, IL (December 29, 2014) — Sculptors, painters, photographers—artists of any kind—the Covenant Companion wants to hear from you. In each issue we highlight the work of a Covenant artist on our Expressions page. Currently we are accepting submissions for 2015.
By Stan Friedman PRINCETON, IL (December 23, 2014) — When a young man was murdered at a party in the north end of Champaign, Illinois, last October, another teen who lives on the block was out playing basketball instead of […]