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By Stan Friedman CHICAGO, IL (August 29, 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 [...]

CHICAGO, IL (August 29, 2014) — North Park University’s Center for Youth Ministry Studies (CYMS) will sponsor the webinar and panel discussion “We Are Precious in His Site: Youth Ministry, the Gospel and the Continuing Significance of Race in America” on Tuesday, September 2, at 2 p.m. CDT. This interactive conversation will explore reactions to the [...]

QUITO, ECUADOR (August 27, 2014) — A 5.1 magnitude earthquake that struck Ecuador on August 12 heavily damaged the main road that enables Covenant missionaries Joel and Kim Delp to do their work in Cayambe and may take up to six months to repair, Joel says. The Delps are partnering with the Covenant Church of [...]

CHICAGO, IL (August 26, 2014) — Editor’s Note: Curt Peterson, the executive minister of Serve Globally, released a statement today in response to news of an Ebola outbreak in Equateur Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The statement follows in its entirety. The DR Congo government has confirmed an Ebola fever outbreak at [...]

REDWOOD CITY, CA (August 26, 2014) — A memorial service for former Covenant minister Marc Segal, 59, was held August 2 at Peninsula Covenant Church. He died July 8. Marc was born May 23, 1955, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He converted from Judaism at the age of 18. He was a graduate of Moody Bible Institute [...]

SANTA ROSA, CA (August 25, 2014) — No injuries or significant damage to Covenant church buildings from the 6.1 earthquake that shook the San Francisco Bay Area early Sunday morning have been reported, according to Pacific Southwest Conference staff. There are no Covenant churches close to the epicenter near Napa. The tremblor did cause numerous, [...]


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