CHICAGO, IL (November 25, 2014) — Below is a message from ECC president Gary Walter regarding last night’s announcement of the decision from the Ferguson grand jury.
Dear Covenant Family, One consistent promise throughout Scripture is that God weaves redemptive purposes even out of distressing and troubling circumstances. That bedrock promise and premise means we ultimately are bearers of hope to the world. This letter is a […]
CHICAGO, IL (November 4, 2014) — Local Evangelical Covenant churches may download the Congregational Annual Meeting Letter from President Gary Walter. Printed copies of the letter, which is intended to be read during local congregational annual meetings, are being mailed […]
CHICAGO, IL (November 3, 2014) — The Covenant Executive Board has announced the initiation of the search for a nominee to serve as executive minister for Love Mercy and Do Justice (LMDJ), one of three executive minister searches that will be […]
CHICAGO, IL (October 27, 2014) — The Covenant Executive Board has formed three nominating committees for the elections of three executive ministers during the Covenant Annual Meeting, June 25-27, 2015. The positions are executive leadership roles for the ministry areas […]
A STATEMENT TO THE CHURCH ON FERGUSON, MISSOURI From the African American Denominational Leadership of the ECC CHICAGO, IL (August 23, 2014) — We, the undersigned, acknowledge the deep pain and grief that accompanies the unfolding of events in Ferguson, Missouri, […]
Almost every week we hear new reports on the numerical rise of young people who identify themselves as “nones”—people who have no faith or who identify as spiritual but not religious (SBNRs). The latter believe in a higher power but […]
By Stan Friedman CHICAGO, IL (March 13, 2014) — Donn Engebretson has been named the new project leader for Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision (CKC). Former short-term missionary to the African nation Christine Buettgen has been chosen […]
By Stan Friedman CHICAGO, IL (February 20, 2014) — Reesheda Washington, who has guided Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision (CKC) for nearly two years, has resigned her position as project leader to become executive director of Communities First […]
By Stan Friedman CHICAGO, IL (January 30, 2014) – The Covenant’s fiscal year ends Friday, and congregations are asked to make sure their contributions to the denomination and regional conferences are up to date.