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By Stan Friedman GAMBELLA, ETHIOPIA (July 24, 2014) — By combining efforts with other faith-based organizations, the Evangelical Covenant Church of South Sudan (ECCSS) was recently able to help 1,000 refugees, which was more than initially hoped. Working together, the partners in the Grand Relief Project were able to combine expertise and leverage other resources, [...]

By Stan Friedman RED WING, MN (July 23, 2014) — Julie Malyon, a nurse and director of a free medical clinic, was curious about the expression on her dad’s face when she returned from the Women Ministries Triennial last year and told him she had learned about a wonderful ministry called the Paul Carlson Partnership. [...]

Covenant Chaplains Award CPE Scholarships CHICAGO, IL (July 21, 2014) — The Covenant Chaplains Association awarded three North Park Theological Seminary students with scholarships to help them during the clinical pastoral education (CPE) segment of their education. Students receiving the scholarships were Michael Bingeman, a member of Resurrection Covenant Church in Chicago; Sumit Sen, pastor [...]

By Stan Friedman JONESVILLE, VA (July 17, 2014) — Thanks to the initiative of a Michigan teenager, a weeklong junior high camp for some of the poorest children in Virginia was not canceled at Covenant Mountain Mission Bible Camp (CMMBC) earlier this month. “Families in this area could not afford to attend any other camp,” [...]

By Stan Friedman CHICAGO, IL (July 18, 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 (July 17, 2014) — The 2014 edition of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) Pastoral Compensation Report is now available on the Covenant website, offering a wide range of resources and guidelines for use by local Covenant churches in establishing compensation levels for pastoral staff. “The report includes important resources to local churches as [...]

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