Ministry Idea

Film-Making Provides Ministry Outreach to Detroit Teens

DETROIT, MI (October 26, 2010) – Detroit youth between the ages of five and 18 got the opportunity to tell the stories of their lives on film and learn new skills through the Detroit Youth Film Project, sponsored in part by Bridge Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

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 »