BRANDON, SD (February 8, 2010) – Pat and Marge McClanahan started their coffee roasting business as a way to pay for their seminary education. That hasn’t worked out, but it is helping to fund an orphanage in Haiti as well as other mission work around the world.
CHICAGO, IL (February 5, 2010) – Matt Kelly is riding his bicycle 18,000 miles from Alaska to the city considered the most southern in the world because he sat in front of his computer reading blogs one frosty January night.
MIAMI, FL (February 5, 2010) – A lot of churches will be hosting Super Bowl parties this Sunday, but members of Kingdom Covenant Ministries will be watching with special interest—Bobby McCray Jr., the New Orleans Saints defensive end (93), grew up attending the church.
SOLDOTNA, AK (February 4, 2010) – The New Hope Counseling Center has been able to increase its services to students at Alaska Christian College and the surrounding community, thanks to a new building funded through donations and constructed largely by volunteer labor.
MONTERREY, MEXICO (February 4, 2010) – The Family Development Foundation recently installed two national directors, the first time Mexicans have filled an executive position at the nonprofit started by missionaries of The Evangelical Covenant Church in 1999.
LUNENBERG, MA (February 3, 2010) – The bus in which Barbara “Bobbie” Curtis was riding was about to pull alongside the 10-foot-high cinder block wall surrounding the guesthouse where she and fellow mission team members were staying after spending a day helping at a Haitian orphanage.
PLANTATION, FL (February 3, 2010) – Covenant Village of Florida announced that Charles W. Johnson has been named the Covenant Retirement Community’s executive, and Judith I. Johnson (no relation) has been named its health care administrator.
CHICAGO, IL (February 2, 2010) – Stories about the Evangelical Covenant Church’s response to the catastrophe in Haiti, the nomination of Efrem Smith to be the superintendent of the Pacific Southwest Conference, as well as the death of Keith C. Fullerton were the most-read on the denomination’s website in January.
CHICAGO, IL (February 1, 2010) – The legacy of Covenant Bible College (CBC) as an institution that prepared its students for intercultural ministry will continue with the formation of the Center for World Christian Studies at North Park Theological Seminary.
DENVER, CO (February 1, 2010) – Participants at this year’s Connection event held January 23–25, prior to the Midwinter Conference at the Sheraton Hotel, were inspired to engage the theme, “The Beautiful Struggle.”