NEW ORLEANS, LA (August 28, 2015) — The “extreme generosity of Covenant people” was what prompted Covenant World Relief (CWR) to respond to the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Katrina 10 years ago today. It was the first time the organization […]
CHICAGO, IL (August 28, 2015) — The deaths of nearly 300 people fleeing to Europe to escape desperate conditions in the North African countries in two separate incidents were reported on Thursday. The death toll points to evidence of widespread […]
CHICAGO, IL (August 21, 2015) — Many Covenanters routinely share links to social media articles and videos with one another that Covenant News Service believes may be of interest to others. Each Friday we post five of them. Following is […]
NEW YORK, NY (August 20, 2015) — To almost no one’s surprise, North Park University alum Sharon Irving advanced to the semi-finals of America’s Got Talent last night after giving an electrifying performance the night before of the Oscar-winning song “Glory,” […]
TWISP, WA (August 19, 2015) – Jeff Palmberg, pastor of Community Covenant Church, said that he and other people forced to evacuate their homes today due to a fast-moving wildfire are most concerned for the families of the three U.S. […]
JACKSON, MS (August 19, 2015) — Even before Common Ground Covenant Church formally organized, the congregation started a business to be its first community development project, one that the pastor tried to scare them off from doing.
ST. PAUL, MN (August 17, 2015) — A three-day gospel music workshop featuring choirs from historic churches that normally minister several hundred miles apart was capped with a rousing concert last week, but the entire event was about far more than […]
NOME, AK (August 14, 2015) — A musk ox that gored two sled dogs, killing one on Wednesday, will be served as dinner throughout the fall and winter at the Friday soup kitchen run by First Covenant Church.
CHICAGO, IL (August 14, 2015) — Many Covenanters routinely share links to social media articles and videos with one another that Covenant News Service believes may be of interest to others. Each Friday we post five of them. Following is […]
CHICAGO, IL (August 12, 2015) — I grew up in Florissant, Missouri, a neighboring community to Ferguson, and attended schools in the Ferguson-Florissant district where I graduated from McCluer North High School in 1979. I’ve struggled to comprehend the events […]
ST. PAUL, MN (August 11, 2015) — A concert featuring the Oakdale Christian Academy Choir from Chicago and members of the First Covenant Church of St. Paul choir will be streamed live at 6:30 p.m. (central) Wednesday.