CHICAGO, IL (September 11, 2018) — The ECC’s flagship magazine, The Covenant Companion, has launched a new podcast called the “CovCast.” In each episode, the editors of the Companion highlight the people, stories, and ideas that make the Covenant a […]
Hosts Ed Gilbreath and Cathy Norman Peterson introduce listeners to the Covenant Companion’s new podcast, discussing the vision for the show as well as their favorite articles from recent issues. Members of the Covenant Communications team also share why they “love the Cov” in the first installment of a continuing segment.
This summer 5,000 students gathered at the University of Tennessee Knoxville for CHIC, the Covenant’s triennial youth gathering. The theme was Unite, so the Companion convened a diverse group of students from across the Covenant to share about their experiences at the event, how God is working in their lives, and what it means to them for the church to “unite.”
CHICAGO, IL (August 17, 2018) – Alex Rahill, ECC director of church planting, has been named interim executive minister of Start and Strengthen Churches. The Executive Board made the decision based upon the recommendation of ECC president-elect John Wenrich, who […]
CHICAGO, IL (August 15, 2018) – The video of Tuesday’s Embrace webinar with Bill Henson is available online for viewing. Henson shared information from his fully updated resource, Guiding Families of LGBT+ Loved Ones: Second Edition. He is the founder and […]
Eight years ago John Kareithi was serving as pastor of an independent Swahili-speaking church in Columbus, Ohio, when he heard about the Covenant. The denomination seemed a good fit, and he was excited to bring Revival Church into the ECC in 2010. Revival is a mostly African church with members from DR Congo, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania. Kareithi immigrated to the US from Kenya in 2001.
MINNETONKA, MN (July 25, 2018) — Don Lundquist, retired missionary to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, died Wednesday, July 17, at the age of 93. Don was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on August 5, 1924, to Axel and Hazel […]
BRADENTON, FL (July 24, 2018) – Retired Covenant Pastor David A. Elowson passed away on July 20, 2018. He was 84. He was born February 9, 1934 to Carl and Helen Elowson in Duluth, Minnesota. He grew up attending First Covenant […]
TURLOCK, CA (July 9, 2018) – Retired Covenant pastor and chaplain Luther Englund died June 29. He was 95. Luther was born at home on November 11, 1922, to Howard and Hilma Englund in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He earned an associate’s […]