ST. PAUL, MN (June 17, 2010) – Since its founding 125 years ago, the Evangelical Covenant Church has emphasized spreading the gospel internationally. To honor that commitment and help celebrate the denomination’s landmark anniversary next week, Covenant leaders from around the world will participate in the celebration, which begins Thursday and concludes with the traditional ordination service Sunday morning.
CHICAGO, IL (June 16, 2010) – Escalating violence related to drug wars in the northern region of Mexico has led the Department of World Mission to scale back its work in that part of the country.
SAN JOSE, CA (June 11, 2010) – Pastor Kevin Budd is known for his dry wit, but he chokes up as he describes how lives of people from around the world – and in his own congregation – have been transforming since the small church he pastors sold their previous building and moved into a local elementary school.
SARNIA, ONTARIO (June 10, 2010) – Transitioning from a congregation that met for nearly a decade in rented space to being a church that now has its own building is an ongoing process as the congregation considers new ways of fulfilling its vision to “Love, Live, Serve,” says Glenn Peterson, pastor of Lighthouse Community Church.
CHICAGO, IL (June 9, 2010) – Preaching Magazine recently named The Company of the Preachers: A History of Biblical Preaching from the Old Testament to the Modern Era, written by retired Evangelical Covenant Church minister David Larsen, as one of the 25 most influential books on preaching in the last 25 years.
CHICAGO, IL (June 7, 2010) – North Park University art professor Tim Lowly never expected to again see his painting “Carry the Body” after it was heisted from the wall of a local art gallery in 1991.