Instead of the once common practice of holding a funeral service within days of someone’s passing, services are increasingly scheduled weeks and even months after a death, says Gary Kindberg, who attends Zion Covenant Church and is president of Lind Funeral Homes in Jamestown, New York.
The experiences on the recent Journey to Mosaic (J2M) trip were “gut wrenching” and the conversations sometimes difficult, but participants’ desire to learn from one another also instilled hope, they said.
CHICAGO, IL (February 15, 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 […]
Waheed’s poems give readers permission to sit with their pain and hold themselves gently in it. Readers are given permission to listen to the Spirit and work for their own thriving and the thriving of all in the spaces God has placed them.
CHICAGO, IL (February 9, 2019) – The inauguration of Mary Surridge as president of North Park University will be celebrated with a week of activities February 11-15. On Monday, students, faculty, and staff, including Surridge, will run a 10K to […]
CHICAGO, IL (February 8, 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 […]
Through practice, I’ve learned to use those very moments as markers to look for God’s presence. I’ve added “found moments” to the spiritual practices I pursue, and they have become as important to my spiritual health and connection with God as planned times of prayer, silence, or reading Scripture. The difference is that I don’t put them on my schedule—I let the Holy Spirit remind me to find the time throughout my day.
CHICAGO, IL (February 3, 2019) — Editor’s note: In 1988, Congress declared February 3 Four Chaplains Day to commemorate the sacrificial heroism of four military chaplains that enabled many men on the USAT Dorchester to survive a torpedo attack. In […]