Carol Sands, widow of Covenant pastor Dewey Sands, died Wednesday, February 6. She was 84.
CHICAGO, IL (February 9, 2019) – The inauguration of Mary Surridge as president of North Park University will be celebrated with a week of activities February 11-15. On Monday, students, faculty, and staff, including Surridge, will run a 10K to […]
DENVER, CO (January 23, 2019) — In his first address to a Midwinter Conference as ECC president, John Wenrich announced the creation of a new staff position to promote the development of women leaders, saying that although the denomination voted […]
CHICAGO, IL (January 7, 2019) — The Make and Deepen Disciples (MDD) mission priority is accepting applications for the newly created position of director of discipleship. The position will oversee three areas: Develop a coaching system for churches to design […]
CHICAGO, IL (January 7, 2019) – Memorial services have been set for Covenant ministers Janet Thornbloom and Edwin (Ed) Hallsten Jr. The memorial service for Thornbloom will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, at North Park Covenant Church […]
The COV Sparks downloadable discussion guide is now available for the January/February issue of The Covenant Companion. Based on articles from the current issue of the magazine, COV Sparks provides stimulating questions for Sunday-school classes, small-group discussions, and personal reflection.
As Greater Faith grew, so did their call to serve their community in Clayton County. Noel says, “I was preaching mercy, love, and forgiveness but it just wasn’t enough. I was preaching to people who had their electricity turned off, or they had felonies on their records and couldn’t get jobs. I realized the justice piece was critical.”
The congregation began to partner with Healing Communities of Georgia, a network of nonprofits, state agencies, and faith-based organizations working to bring restoration to returning citizens, their families, and victims of crime.