Ministry Idea

Empty Bowls a Reminder of Community’s Needs

VALLEY SPRINGS, CA (October 11, 2010) – The 150 people who each spent $15 so they could eat bread and soup as part of a fundraising luncheon were left with empty bowls. Continue Reading »

‘Facebook Pastor’ Teams with Celebrities to Help Orphans

ATLANTA, GA (September 17, 2010) – An auction started by Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Shaun King has attracted the participation of entertainment’s top celebrities and raised more than $100,000 in pledges just 24 hours after it was launched on Wednesday. Continue Reading »

ArtInAPark Lets Kids Create Own History

By Stan Friedman

ORLANDO, FL (September 16, 2010) – Children had an opportunity to study and create their own art history during a two-week ArtInAPark event sponsored by Audubon Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

CHIC Food-Packing Event Sparks Dream in Connecticut

By Stan Friedman

BERLIN, CT (September 8, 2010) – Nearly 271,000 meals for starving people in Swaziland were packed during a three-day event sponsored by Bethany Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

Kids, Hunger, and Safety – Making a Difference

STRATHMORE, ALBERTA (September 3, 2010) – The director of children’s ministries at Hope Community Covenant Church and a church member initiated conversations last year with three principals to ask how the congregation could serve their elementary schools. Continue Reading »

Free School Supplies – Another Form of Outreach Ministry

SPRINGFIELD, MO (August 20, 2010) – Heartland Covenant Church wanted to let its neighbors – many of whom have little income – know the congregation cares for them by throwing a party and helping families prepare for school. Continue Reading »

‘Thanksgiving in July’ Provides Food for Hungry Residents

ESSEX, IA (August 9, 2010) – Faith Covenant Church’s first “Thanksgiving in July” project gathered the support of the entire community so that the hungriest in their area would be fed. Continue Reading »

Pentecost Text Read in Unison – In 16 Languages

LANYON, IA (May 28, 2010) – It was a beautiful cacophonous sound on Pentecost Sunday at Lanyon Covenant Church when the traditional text for the day was read in 16 languages – all at the same time – in this congregation that has an average worship service attendance of 70. Continue Reading »

Coffee and Christ – A Natural Connection for This Church

HICKORY, NC (May 17, 2010) – Three months ago, Teena and Jeff Stewart launched Java Journey, “a church disguised as a coffee shop.” Continue Reading »

Church Steps In to Preserve Town’s Easter Tradition

CERESCO, NE (April 12, 2010) – There was going to be no Easter egg hunt in Ceresco. Continue Reading »