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By Megan R. Herrold CHICAGO, IL (August 19, 2014) — Following the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown and the ensuing protests and riots in Ferguson, Missouri, many people are asking themselves how the church should respond. Debbie Blue, executive minister of Love Mercy-Do Justice, admits she has the same questions. “I want to do [...]

CHICAGO, IL (August 18, 2014) — A new $10,000 matching funds challenge will enable Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision (CKC) donors to maximize their contributions. For each new child sponsorship made through the end of the year, Bill and Carolyn Ahlem, who attend Hilmar (California) Covenant Church, will donate $40 up to a [...]

By Megan R. Herrold CHICAGO, IL (August 16, 2014) — On Thursday night I attended one of the National Moment of Silence events that were held in cities across the nation. The events were in response to the shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in a St. Louis suburb on Saturday, but the [...]

By Stan Friedman CHICAGO, IL (August 15, 2014) — Many Covenanters routinely share links to social media articles and videos with one another that Covenant News Service believes may be of interest to others. Each Friday we post five of them. Following is a sample of those submissions—their inclusion does not represent an endorsement of [...]

MOUNT VERNON, WA (August 15, 2014) — Editor’s note: From time to time, we come across articles by Covenanters in church newsletters, individual blogs, and other media that we believe may interest our readers. This post was published earlier this week on the Covenant’s blog Worship Connect. Randall Wilkens serves as the associate pastor of worship and [...]

PUEBLA, MEXICO (August 14, 2014)  — Marisol Martinez was elected president of the Covenant Church of the Central and South Districts of Mexico (IEMP) earlier this month at the denomination’s Annual Meeting, which was held July 30 to August 3. A native of Mexico City, Marisol is a graduate of North Park Theological Seminary and spent two [...]


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