Release of results in the Democratic Republic of Congo presidential elections has been delayed, raising concerns about the legitimacy of the results. The ruling party of current President Joseph Kabila supports the candidate Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary. Opposition candidate Martin Fayulu has accused authorities of thwarting his bid.
CHICAGO, IL (January 7, 2019) — The Make and Deepen Disciples (MDD) mission priority is accepting applications for the newly created position of director of discipleship. The position will oversee three areas: Develop a coaching system for churches to design […]
CHICAGO, IL (January 7, 2019) – Memorial services have been set for Covenant ministers Janet Thornbloom and Edwin (Ed) Hallsten Jr. The memorial service for Thornbloom will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, at North Park Covenant Church […]
The COV Sparks downloadable discussion guide is now available for the January/February issue of The Covenant Companion. Based on articles from the current issue of the magazine, COV Sparks provides stimulating questions for Sunday-school classes, small-group discussions, and personal reflection.
CHICAGO, IL (January 4, 2019) — Steve Klimkowski has been appointed to serve as the new executive director of finance, ECC president John Wenrich announced today. The executive director oversees all financial matters of the ECC, including serving as treasurer, […]
CHICAGO, IL (January 4, 2019) – Covenanters routinely share links to social media articles and videos that Covenant News Service believes may be of interest to others. Each Friday we post five of them. Following is a sample of those […]
As Greater Faith grew, so did their call to serve their community in Clayton County. Noel says, “I was preaching mercy, love, and forgiveness but it just wasn’t enough. I was preaching to people who had their electricity turned off, or they had felonies on their records and couldn’t get jobs. I realized the justice piece was critical.”
The congregation began to partner with Healing Communities of Georgia, a network of nonprofits, state agencies, and faith-based organizations working to bring restoration to returning citizens, their families, and victims of crime.
When they conceived the idea for their podcast, Jack Hawkins, pastor of Canyon Springs Church, an ECC congregation, and worship director Jonathan Schmitz figured Ten Steps Further would be 10 episodes of foundational Christian information. But a year later, the podcast is still going strong. Topics have ranged from discussions on the shooting in Las Vegas, racism, marriage relationships, to ancient wisdom.