ST. PAUL, MN (July 1, 2010) – The African American Ministers Association (AAMA) recently recognized newly appointed Pacific Southwest Conference Superintendent Efrem Smith and 12 of its members who were ordained – the largest number of African American members being ordained at one time.
OAXACA, MEXICO (June 30, 2010) – Evangelical Covenant Church missionary Jo Ellen Reaves said this morning that a magnitude 6.2 earthquake that hit the state this morning caused no injuries or damage in her area.
ST. PAUL, MN (June 29, 2010) – All of the stories, photographs, videos and other news coverage of the just-concluded 125th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church can be found in the 2010 Annual Meeting section of this website.
GLENVIEW, IL (June 29, 2010) – After Glenview Covenant Church closed two years ago, the members each started attending various congregations that became their new church homes, but the cooperative ministry that began with the Glenview Korean Covenant Church, who rented the building, continues.
ST. PAUL, MN (June 28, 2010) – Timothy B. Johnson, pastor of the Evangelical Covenant Church in Bloomington, Minnesota, enjoyed the festivities Saturday on Raspberry Island that were part of the denomination’s 125th Annual Meeting.
ST. PAUL, MN (June 28, 2010) – When hands were laid on Roy White and he was prayed over Sunday morning, Roy White – at age 77 – may have become the oldest minister ever to receive his ordination in the 125 years of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC). No one knows for sure due to the lack of older records.
ST. PAUL, MN (June 27, 2010) – This morning’s worship service celebrated the ordination, commissioning and consecration of new ministers and missionaries as they prepare to further their work in sharing the gospel with a rapidly changing world.
ST. PAUL, MN (June 26, 2010) – If the Evangelical Covenant Church is to truly affirm its “commitment to the whole mission of the church,” individuals and groups within the denomination must engage in reconciliation among themselves, declared Mossai Sanguma, president of the Covenant Church of Congo (CEUM), in his sermon during tonight’s worship service as part of the 125th anniversary celebration.
ST. PAUL, MN (June 26, 2010) – Delegates to the 125th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church today approved the following candidates for ordination to word and sacrament, specialized ministry, and finalization of transfer of ordination, as well as commissioning and missionary service.