LANYON, IA (May 28, 2010) – It was a beautiful cacophonous sound on Pentecost Sunday at Lanyon Covenant Church when the traditional text for the day was read in 16 languages – all at the same time – in this congregation that has an average worship service attendance of 70.
LAKE GENEVA, WI (May 27, 2010) – Walks of up to 26 miles around Lake Geneva to benefit New Day for Children are being sponsored by Women Ministries of the Central Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church.
WHITEHALL, MI (May 27, 2010) – Tom Beeghly challenged the children attending the Whitehall Covenant Church Vacation Bible School to drink a glass of dirty water. He told them that people in other parts of the world have no choice but to drink such turbid water every day.
CHICAGO, IL (May 27, 2010) – Covenant Hispanic leaders have written a letter to Evangelical Covenant Church President Gary Walter in appreciation for expressions of prayer and encouragement they have received from people throughout the Covenant in the midst of national and international attention on immigration issues.
CHANDLER, AZ (May 26, 2010) – Until just several weeks ago, most members of Hope Covenant Church knew almost nothing about the epidemic of sex slavery in the Phoenix area, but the congregation is the first to be part of a fledgling Underground Church Network to help save the lives of young women and girls.
WASHINGTON, DC (May 26, 2010) – The Evangelical Covenant Church is one of the denominations taking the lead in fighting human trafficking says, Kevin Austin, director of the Not for Sale (NFS) campaign’s Abolitionist Faith Community.
CHICAGO, IL (May 26, 2010) – Swedish Covenant Hospital (SCH) has earned the internationally prestigious Magnet recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
ROCKFORD, IL (May 25, 2010) – Allan and Cathy Barsema purchased a run-down building in a rough section of town and rehabilitated it so he could house his construction company offices there. They never imagined that someday the building would become Carpenter’s Place, where the lives of homeless people could be rebuilt.
CHICAGO, IL (May 24, 2010) – Intersect, a new in-depth curriculum based on the successful Youth Nexus high school leadership project at North Park Theological Seminary, is now available for free download.