SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (April 26, 2010) – The Pacific Southwest Conference (PSWC) Celebration was an exuberant recognition of God’s ministry over the past 10 years, as well as a time to honor outgoing Superintendent Evelyn Johnson and welcome Superintendent-elect Efrem Smith.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (April 26, 2010) – It has been said that sometimes you need to look back in order to go forward and in the Central Conference, a notable ministry’s legacy was recalled as a new initiative was proposed at Hope Evangelical Covenant Church last Saturday.
PUNE, INDIA (April 23, 2010) – Shekhar Singh, a leader in the Hindustani Covenant Church (HCC), has been appointed principal (president) of Union Biblical Seminary, considered one of the leading theological education institutions in the country.
DICHATO, CHILE (April 23, 2010) – The high-pitched grind of a chainsaw, mixed with the rhythmic pounding of hammers driving nails, echoed through the tent walls in the refugee camp on a hillside overlooking Dichato, Chile. It is the sound of the Evangelical Covenant Church at work to help victims of the February 27 earthquake (magnitude 8.8) and tsunami, which together claimed at least 570 lives.
CHICAGO, IL (April 23, 2010) – Covenant World Relief funds are being used to help relief efforts in Qinghai Province, China, where a magnitude 6.9 earthquake occurred April 14, says Director Dave Husby.
ESTES PARK, CO (April 22, 2010) – Tom Cousineau, executive director of Covenant Heights Camp and Retreat Center who was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident while traveling in Thailand last month, returned to Estes Park Monday night.
CHICAGO, IL (April 22, 2010) – As organizations and countries around the world focus this Sunday on World Malaria Day as a way of fighting the plague, members of Evangelical Covenant churches can do their part by participating in this year’s Children’s Service Project.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (APRIL 21, 2010) – Three hundred and fifty students and youth workers from across the Northwest Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church converged on First Covenant Church in Minneapolis for M.O.V.E. 2010 – a weekend of teaching, worship, service and experiential learning.
NEW LONDON, NH (April 21, 2010) – A funeral service for former Evangelical Covenant Church minister Alf E. Jacobson, 86, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the local First Baptist Church. He died Sunday.
CHICAGO, IL (April 20, 2010) – For 125 years, Covenanters have been following Jesus together. This year as we celebrate 125 years of denominational life, The Covenant Companion is publishing a series of reader reflections on topics of Covenant identity.
BARCELONA, SPAIN (April 20, 2010) – Evangelical Covenant Church leaders who traveled to Europe for an International Federation of Free Evangelical Churches (IFFEC) meeting last week either never arrived or now cannot get home due to volcano ash that has closed airports throughout Europe.