CHICAGO, IL (January 14, 2010) – Denominational leaders expressed gratitude today for the outpouring of support from Evangelical Covenant churches in response to the Haitian crisis, but also encouraged churches not to make plans to travel to the devastated island in the near future.
CHICAGO, IL (January 13, 2010) – Covenant World Relief (CWR) funds already are at work in Haiti providing assistance following Tuesday’s 7.0 magnitude earthquake that devastated large areas within the country and claimed thousands of lives.
CHICAGO, IL (January 11, 2010) – The final phase of the three-year Break the Chains anti-human trafficking initiative will focus on starting a boarding school for girls ages 10-18 who have been rescued from prostitution.
SPRING VALLEY, CA (January 19, 2010) – A memorial service for Jean Sands, widow of Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Donald Sands, will be conducted at 7 p.m. on January 25 at Mt. Miguel Covenant Village. Sands died Sunday.
OCEAN HILLS, CA (January 8, 2010) – Westmont College sophomore Robyn Bickerton was committed to living with her school roommate, Kim, who had just been diagnosed with cancer. Kim had decided she needed to live off campus while undergoing treatment and continuing to pursue her education.
SAN DIEGO, CA (January 8, 2010) – The author of a new book explaining how churches can minister to military families says the Evangelical Covenant Church he and his wife attended 30 years ago remains a model for congregations seeking to extend God’s love to that specific population.
SHOREWOOD, MN (January 8, 2010) – Funeral services for retired Evangelical Covenant Church Pastor Donald Elmberg, 85, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Albin Chapel in Eden Prairie. He died December 29.
CHICAGO, IL (January 7, 2010) – New worship and informational resources are available on the Evangelical Covenant Church website for congregations seeking to observe national Human Trafficking Awareness Day this coming Sunday or at other times during the year.