Nelson wanted to help provide a place where others in similar situations could turn. In 2012, she convinced Emanuel Medical Center to open Jessica’s House, a home where people could join support groups and participate in activities together. Today, Jessica’s House is a part of EMC Health, a nonprofit formed by Covenant Ministries of Benevolence when the hospital was sold in 2014.
HINSDALE, IL (October 22, 2018) – Lars Stromberg, pastor of Hinsdale Covenant Church, hopes “The 5101 Podcast,” which he recently launched, will give Covenanters another way to stay connected while hearing different voices on issues and ministries throughout the denomination […]
CHICAGO, IL (October 22, 2018) — A recent thread of comments on the Covenant Ministerium Facebook page revealed that while many people in the denomination enthusiastically support women in ministry, female clergy are still subjected to sexist and demeaning comments […]
CHICAGO, IL (October 19, 2018) – Covenanters routinely share links to social media articles and videos that Covenant News Service believes may be of interest to others. Each Friday we post five of them. Following is a sample of those […]
Artist Steve Prince’s prints grab the viewer’s attention and don’t let go. They are both celebrative and confrontive, with a complexity as layered as the ongoing issues of race they explore. His exhibit “Sankofa: Rebirth” will be on display October […]
DAWSON, MN (October 15, 2018) – Poet Lauren Carlson was less than thrilled when her husband, Erik, graduated in 2010 from North Park Theological Seminary to accept a pastoral call at Dawson Covenant Church in this rural town of 1,400 […]
COLLEGE PARK, GA (October 11, 2018) – No Covenant congregations have been directly impacted by Hurricane Michael, said Southeast Conference superintendent Catherine Gilliard. “We’ve been in contact with our conference churches asking them to contact us if they need assistance […]