CHICAGO, IL (September 5, 2019) – Covenant World Relief is partnering with Medical Teams International in the Bahamas to provide disaster health kits. The kits contain antiseptic wipes, soap, a toothbrush, toothpaste, and other essential items to support individuals in […]
BATAVIA, IL (September 4, 2019) — Charlotte Earldine “Deanie” (Ottoson) Youngman, widow of Covenant pastor Ralph Youngman, died Monday, September 2, at the age of 90. She was born in Wausa, Nebraska, in 1928. After graduating in the top of […]
ALLEGAN, MI (August 28, 2019) – A funeral service for Geraldine “Gerry” (Deater) Peterson, widow of Covenant minister Norris Peterson, was held Thursday, August 22, at the First Congregational Church in Otsego, Michigan. She died Sunday, August 18, at the […]
“This church has a rich history. We have members whose families have been around for three, four, and even five generations,” says Peterson. “Now we are in a position to launch a $3 million capital campaign to maximize our building for our community.”
When Joyce Boggess began researching her ancestry, she never expected to find herself face to face with the descendants of the Southern family who once enslaved her family. Now, with a calm resolve, Joyce seeks opportunities to share stories of African American history—her own family’s and those of her hometown, Freeport, Illinois.