Obituary: David Bowden

GREENSBORO, NC (February 12, 2014) — David Bowden, 47, associate pastor at Trinity Covenant Church, died Tuesday of an apparent heart attack. Continue Reading »

Obituary: David McDowell

ELLSWORTH, WI (February 4, 2014) — Retired Covenant pastor David McDowell,  62, died Saturday.

McDowell was born September 7, 1951, in Iron Mountain, Michigan. He earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Northern Michigan University and a master of divinity from North Park Theological Seminary. Continue Reading »

Obituary: Margaret Swanson

DES MOINES, IA (January 31, 2014) — A memorial service for Margaret Linnea (Dahlstrom) Swanson, 102, widow of Covenant pastor Milton Swanson, was conducted Sunday at Valley View Village, where she had lived. She died January 23. Continue Reading »

Obituary: Robert and Rachael Dawson

NASHVILLE, TN (January 24, 2014) — Robert Dawson, 86, pastor of the first predominantly African American church in the Covenant, died Sunday.

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Obituary: Carl Edstrom

WILMETTE, IL (January 9, 2014) — Retired Covenant missionary Carl “Cully” Edstrom died Wednesday at the age of 95.  Continue Reading »

Obituary: Richard ‘Dick’ Brookes

CAMBRIDGE, NY (January 2, 2014) — A celebration of life service with military honors was held Sunday for retired Covenant pastor Richard “Dick” Clarke Brookes, who died December 23. He was 69. Continue Reading »

Wilkens Service to Be January 2

MOUNT VERNON, WA (December 31, 2013) — The memorial service for retired Covenant pastor John Wilkens will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at Bethany Covenant Church. Wilkens, 90, died December 21. Continue Reading »

Clarice Stark Service January 3

TURLOCK, CA (December 23, 2013) – Clarice Stark, 86, widow of Covenant minister Wayne Stark, died Thursday. Continue Reading »

Covenant Pastor John Wilkens Dies, Services Pending

MOUNT VERNON, WA (December 23, 2013) – Retired Covenant pastor John C. Wilkens passed away on December 21, 2013, at the age of 90. He was active through the last day of his life, and died peacefully in his home in Mount Vernon, Washington. Continue Reading »

Memorial Service Set for Patricia Olson

VANCOUVER, BC (November 22, 2013)—When Patricia Olson was in her forties, she went to college to earn a degree in early childhood education with a focus on children with special needs. When she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, she participated in multiple research studies so others could be helped. Continue Reading »