CHICAGO, IL (May 5, 2010) – Numerous pastors and others attending conference annual meetings throughout the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) this spring have been requesting copies of a special PowerPoint presentation – “In It Together” – that has been shown during most conference business sessions.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI (May 5, 2010) – The Grand Rapids Press published a lengthy feature story on the Slack family who are members of Thornapple Covenant Church and have produced four consecutive generations of Eagle Scouts.
PHOENIX, AZ (May 4, 2010) – More than 200 people from Paradise Valley Community Church and surrounding valley attended a Mending the Soul (MTS) training conference sponsored by the Evangelical Covenant Church congregation on April 23-24.
CHICAGO, IL (May 4, 2010) – The most-read story on the Evangelical Covenant Church website during April was an article highlighting the Pacific Southwest Conference’s Annual Celebration. Delegates elected Efrem Smith to be the new superintendent and honored outgoing Superintendent Evelyn Johnson.
TAVARES, FL (May 3, 2010) – One new church was welcomed into membership, a new budget was approved, Executive Board members and Ministerium officers were elected, and the Dr. Kurt Miericke Award was presented during last weekend’s annual meeting of the Southeast Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church.
TAVARES, FL (May 3, 2010) – Following are additional photos taken during the just-concluded annual meeting of the Southeast Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Our appreciation to Pastor Jerry Berry who captured most of the images on this page and the photo of the Skype chat in the main news story.
AMBOY, WA (May 3, 2010) – A memorial service will be conducted on Wednesday for Virginia Verme who with her husband, Robert, served for 23 years as missionaries in Japan beginning in 1949. The service will begin at 2 p.m. at Charter Oak Evangelical Free Church, 12212 NE 299th Street, Battle Ground, Washington. A private committal will take place in Amboy Cemetery.
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (April 30, 2010) – Following his election to become the next superintendent of the Pacific Southwest Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church, Efrem Smith said in an interview that, “I feel like this conference allows me to build upon the vision and the mission that I have been part of serving at Sanctuary Covenant Church.”