Mildred V. (Helgerson) Olson, widow of Covenant minister Donald Olson, died Sunday, November 1. She was 91. She was born May 4, 1929, in Providence, Rhode Island, to A. Gilbert and Eva Helgerson. She married Donald on June 24, 1961. […]
As Covid-19 continues to hinder any return to worshiping “as usual,” Covenant congregations across North America are adapting to a new season of ministry. And Start and Strengthen Churches is pivoting as well. The Companion sat down virtually with three denominational leaders to talk about how the mission priority is shifting its vision to move forward and the hope they see for the church.
CHICAGO (November 5, 2020) — Tim Ciccone, ECC director of youth ministry, and a panel of Covenant youth workers will introduce the denomination’s new resource “Embrace for Youth Case Studies” during the next Embrace webinar at noon (Central) on Wednesday, […]
We are listening to the Holy Spirit and to each other as we discern how to align the denominational team to best serve conferences and churches. We are pivoting for the sake of mission, just as First Covenant Church in Portland did many years ago.
Shortly after the Stay Home Stay Healthy order was announced in Washington, my dad, the pastor of Kent Covenant Church, Keith Carpenter, came to me with the idea of putting together grocery bags that would be available for pickup for families who were in need of food.