LOS ANGELES, CA (August 3, 2010) – Evangelical Covenant churches partnered with the Fred Jordan Mission to help kick off the first Origins event with “The Banquet on The Row,” at which the homeless were the invited guests.
CHICAGO, IL (August 3, 2010) – The most-read Covenant News Service story in July focused on the death of Kenny Ye, associate pastor of Highrock Covenant Church, and the serious injuries suffered by congregation member Gary Parrett.
CHICAGO, IL (August 2, 2010) – Offices of the Evangelical Covenant Church will relocate to the Covenant’s new administrative home near O’Hare International Airport in mid-September, with a decommissioning service planned for the current building located adjacent to the Swedish Covenant Hospital campus.
CHICAGO, IL (August 2, 2010) – A decommissioning service will be conducted at offices of the Evangelical Covenant Church on August 30, bringing to a close 63 years of shared mission operating out of the facility affectionately known to Covenanters as “5101.”
CHICAGO, IL (July 13, 2010) – Wesley Lindahl, dean of the North Park University School of Business and Nonprofit Management, recently returned from Guangzhou, China, where he taught a two-week intensive change management course with 20 MBA students at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies.
CHICAGO, IL (July 30, 2010) – A new Covenant iPhone application is now available free through the Apple iTunes Store that allows users to check the daily Covenant Newswire online news report and locate Covenant churches throughout North America using a mapping feature.
LAKE GENEVA, WI (July 30, 2010) – A recent walk sponsored by Covenant Harbor Bible Camp and Conference Center to raise funds for Break the Chains proved to be an educational outreach as well as a way to raise funds.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI (July 28, 2010) – Summer is a time when many church youth groups participate in mission trips, but a growing number of high school and college students at Thornapple Covenant Church are serving as interns at Grand Rapids inner-city social service organizations.
CHAPEL HILL, NC (July 28, 2010) – Faith and Leadership, a website published by Duke Divinity School, recently highlighted the Evangelical Covenant Church, emphasizing that the denomination has far more influence on church leadership and theology than its size might suggest.
ROCHESTER, MN (July 27, 2010) – Although the Rochester Covenant Church sustained damage caused by a series of tornadoes that ripped through the area on June 17, the congregation is focusing on helping neighbors who suffered far worse and still are seeking relief.