OAKLAND, CA (April 8, 2010) – New Day for Children, a new faith-based organization started by members of Oakland Covenant Church to rescue teens from prostitution, has begun working with its first resident, says Executive Director Jon Blankmeyer.
QUINCY, MA (April 7, 2010) – Covenant Congregational Church still is working to re-open its children’s pantry that, along with the rest of the church, was flooded with sewer water March 14-15, says Pastor Karen Palmatier.
BOKONZO, CONGO (April 7, 2010) – Despite extreme heat and rain, more than 1,400 worshipers gathered for Palm Sunday and Easter in Bokonzo, the largest church of the Covenant Church of Congo (CEUM).
EAST GREENWICH, RI (April 6, 2010) – Christ Church Pastor Lyle Mook made certain to point out to his congregation that the video being shown right before his Easter message had been filmed long before Sunday.
EAST GREENWICH, RI (April 6, 2010) – The homes of at least “a couple hundred” people and half the staff at Christ Church experienced some level of flooding due to record-breaking rains that have recently deluged the area.
SOUTH SUDAN (April 6, 2010) – In a region where abject poverty is the norm and worsened by an ongoing drought, the Covenant Church of Sudan and Ethiopia (ECCS) is feeding some of the most marginalized people.
CHIANG RAI, THAILAND (April 5, 2010) – Tom Cousineau, executive director of Covenant Heights Conference Center who was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident last week, was moved from the hospital’s intensive care unit (ICU) to his own room today.
CHICAGO, IL (April 5, 2010) – News stories covering the announcement of two Evangelical Covenant Church leadership appointments and churches being affected by new Federal Communication Commission (FCC) regulations were the most-read articles on the denomination’s website during March.
CHICAGO, IL (April 2, 2010) – Katherine Mook was prepared to encounter desperate poverty during a recent mission trip to India, but she never expected to be welcomed by women whose personhood the country barely acknowledges.