MINNEAPOLIS, MN (June 21, 2018) – In his sermon during the opening worship service of the denomination’s 133rd Annual Meeting president Gary Walter exhorted delegates to live three forms of biblical greatness—obedient, humble, and serving others. Walter noted that Jesus […]
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (June 21, 2018) — Harold Spooner and Robert Owens, two retiring ECC leaders who have helped guide the denomination to be more multiethnic and expand its commitment to ministries of justice, were honored during the opening worship service […]
By Abraham Bejarano NORTHRIDGE, CA (June 20, 2018) – For the past five months, the wife and two small children of Venezuelan pastor Adriel Tirado have lived with me while he remains incarcerated in a detention center in Georgia. He […]
Before he even moved into the area, Darryl Answer joined the Ivanhoe neighborhood association in Kansas City, Missouri. He wanted to get to know the community where he and his wife, Stephanie, were planning to start a church.
CHICAGO, IL (June 18, 2018) – For the first time, delegates will use electronic handheld devices to cast votes at the 133rd Annual Meeting, which will be held June 21-23 at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center. The system developed by […]
A recent meeting with the Finance Committee of the Executive Board served to remind me of the privilege we experience daily in serving the ECC. Each committee member, bringing remarkable and varied gifts in real estate, finance, business ownership, and entrepreneurship, commented on their own personal connection to our work.
TURLOCK, CA (June 15, 2018) — It was an unlikely beginning for a gospel choir—15 white adults ranging in age from 50 to 85 at a historic Covenant church in California’s rural Central Valley led by a new worship director […]
CHICAGO, IL (June 15, 2018) – 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 […]