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CHICAGO, IL (November 25, 2014) — Below is a message from ECC president Gary Walter regarding last night’s announcement of the decision from the Ferguson grand jury. Friends– This morning we are in the aftermath of Ferguson in all of its heaviness at so many levels. Covenant pastor Josef Rasheed wrote, “I am not surprised by […]

CHICAGO, IL (November 24, 2014) — The deadline to make nominations for executive minister of Love Mercy and Do Justice is Friday, December 4. Names may be submitted to Self-nominations may be made as well. For more information, click here. The Covenant Executive Board hopes to identify a nominee in the first quarter of […]

By Stan Friedman CHICAGO, IL (November 21, 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 by […]

ROCKFORD, IL (November 21, 2014) — A two-part news report by local TV station WIFR on human trafficking featured interviews with a former prostitute who is a member of First Covenant, and Genevive Dibley, leader of the church’s anti-human trafficking group the Society for the Abolition of Modern-day Slavery. Jacqueline Henderson told the station that […]

Dear Covenant Family, One consistent promise throughout Scripture is that God weaves redemptive purposes even out of distressing and troubling circumstances. That bedrock promise and premise means we ultimately are bearers of hope to the world. This letter is a call for all of us to seek God’s redemptive purposes out of the pain and […]

By Stan Friedman SEATTLE, WA (November 19, 2014) — The killings of four rabbis and a police officer at a synagogue in Jerusalem on Tuesday as well as subsequent reprisals, “represent a horrific chapter in the cycle of violence between the extreme factions in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict,” said Covenant minister Andy Larsen, who was caught in the […]


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