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Obituary: Joy Lundquist

MINNETONKA, MN (October 22, 2014) — Retired Covenant missionary Joy (Moberg) Lundquist, 88, died Friday. Continue Reading »

Early Registration for Midwinter 2015 Now Open

CHICAGO, IL (October 22, 2014) — Early registration for Midwinter 2015 pastors conference is now open and runs through Friday, November 21. Continue Reading »

Obituary: Homer Melgren

OSAGE CITY, KS (October 22, 2014) — Retired Covenant pastor and missionary Homer Melgren, 90, died Monday, October 20. Continue Reading »

Obituary: Maynette (Sellin) Lindell

LENEXA, KS (October 21, 2014) — A funeral service for Maynette (Sellin) Lindell, 93, widow of Covenant minister Glenn Lindell, was held October 13 at Hillcrest Covenant Church. She died October 8. Continue Reading »

Restaurateur Sees Sign, Partners with Church

By Stan Friedman

PHOENIX, AZ (October 21, 2014) — Genesis Covenant Church owns and worships at a mall, partners with a ministry started by shock rocker Alice Cooper, and now has its Wednesday-night meetings at one of the city’s newest and most popular restaurants—which also happens to be located on its property. Continue Reading »

Obituary: Charles “Chuck” Walles

LAKE GENEVA, WI (October 18, 2014) — Retired president of Covenant Trust Company Charles “Chuck” Walles, 76, died this morning. He had been in hospice care.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 2, in Anderson Chapel on the campus of North Park University. Continue Reading »

Five for Friday: Sermons Subpoenaed, Awkward Handshakes, Traveling Holy Ghost Drive

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (October 17, 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 the Covenant of any views expressed. Continue Reading »

Chaplain Serves Hospital Where He Was Born

ATTLEBORO, MA (October 16, 2014) — Covenant minister Glenn Rounseville has an unusual connection to Sturdy Memorial Hospital, where he has served as a chaplain since March 2010. His great-grandfather, Wilfred Rounseville, was one of the founding physicians, and Rounseville was born there 48 years ago. Continue Reading »

MTI Seeks Volunteers to Advise on Ebola in Liberia

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (October 16, 2014) — Longtime Covenant World Relief partner Medical Teams International (MTI) is seeking medical personnel to help with efforts to fight the Ebola outbreak in Liberia. Covenant World Relief also is accepting donations to help MTI’s work in that country. Continue Reading »

Foundation Offers Grants with Funds from CBC Sale

WINNIPEG, MB (October 15, 2014) — The legacy of Covenant Bible College (CBC) continues through Trellis, a nonprofit foundation that is using funds from the sale of the school to provide grants for entities of the Evangelical Covenant Church of Canada, such as member churches, camps, and affiliated ministries. Continue Reading »