REDWOOD CITY, CA (September 11, 2015) — Perhaps Tony Gapastione, an actor, filmmaker, and the creative arts pastor at Peninsula Covenant Church, could make at least a short film about the unlikely events that occurred after a thief broke into […]
Where would Joshua be without Moses? Helen Keller without Anne Sullivan? What about Barney Fife without Andy Taylor? Mentors shape who we are. They encourage us, ground us, and guide us as we live into who we are and who […]
By Pete Ekstrand GEMENA, DR CONGO (August 11, 2015) — New continuing education opportunities for ministers offered by the Congo Covenant Church (CEUM) have a high probability of leading to revival, church leaders said.
SANTA BARBARA, CA (July 27, 2015) — Who would have thought The Samarkand—a nonprofit, continuing-care retirement community operated by Covenant Retirement Communities—would have such an unconventional history? “Our history began 100 years ago when a gentleman by the name of Prynce […]
OAKLAND, CA (July 10, 2015) – The memorial service for Bryan Jeffery Leech, one of the Covenant’s most prolific hymn writers, will be conducted at First Covenant Church of Oakland at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 15. He died June 30.
In an upcoming issue, the Companion plans to feature conversations between mentors and mentees, between long-time experts in a given field and younger counterparts. We’re looking for nominations of people in the Covenant whom you have seen encourage others as […]
WALNUT CREEK, CA (July 2, 2015) — Anyone who has sung from a Covenant Hymnal in the last 40 years quite likely sang songs written by Covenant minister Bryan Jeffery Leech, who died Tuesday at the age of 84.
KANSAS CITY, MO (June 27, 2015) – Delegates to the 130th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church this morning approved the following candidates for Ordination to Word and Sacrament, Ordination to Word and Service, finalization of transfer of ordination, […]
KANSAS CITY, MO (June 27, 2018) — Meritt Lohr Sawyer, executive director of Paul Carlson Partnership, told delegates to the 130th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church that 74 of 108 health clinics in the Democratic Republic of Congo […]
KANSAS CITY, MO (June 27, 2015) — Delegates to the 130th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church passed the 2015 Resolution on Water, which exhorts Covenanters to conserve water, raise awareness of severe shortages, and work to make clean […]