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.
NOME, AK (April 20, 2010) – Fifty years to the day that KICY radio broadcast its first signal, more than 400 people attended a banquet Saturday celebrating the ministry’s outreach to Alaska and the Russian Far East.
SOLDATNA, AK (April 19, 2010) – An agreement between North Park University and Alaska Christian College (ACC) has given students from the Alaskan Bush the opportunity to attend the Chicago school.
CHICAGO, IL (April 16, 2010) – In her first month as a hospital chaplain, Kari Lindholm-Johnson witnessed a family grieving the death of their infant. The tragic loss affected her deeply, and Lindholm-Johnson began to struggle with how people cope with suffering.