“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.
FARGO, ND (June 19, 2019) – Kurt Lindquist, former medical missionary to Democratic Republic of Congo, died Saturday, June 15, 2019. He was 68. He was born March 1, 1951, to Franklin and Margaret Lindquist. He was raised in what […]
GOLDEN VALLEY, MN (June 21, 2019) – Ivie Folden, widow of Covenant minister Albin Folden, died Monday, June 17, 2019, at the age of 102. She was born January 20, 1917, to Alfred and Clara Elseth. She and Albin were […]
TULSA, OK (June 19, 2019) – Retired Covenant missionary to Alaska Ralph Vernon Fondell died Monday, June 10. He was 95. He was born on October 9, 1923, in Maxwell Township, rural Dawson, Minnesota. He graduated from Dawson High School […]
“Listen to each other with empathy, patience, and respect. Offer to help and support anyone who is in need. Value each other with God’s love. Encourage each other to grow in faith, love, and wisdom.” That’s exactly what they are living into
on the corner of Clay and Grove Streets in Thomaston.
They call themselves the Harbor Covenant Church. “A harbor provides shelter for boats in storms, facilities to repair boats, and it acts as a port where you can import and export cargo to the rest of the world. Jesus did those things, and that’s our mission—to be home, healing, and hope through Jesus Christ.” They have been holding preview services and will launch in August.