Five for Friday: Jane Goodall Still Working to Save the Chimps, Classical Orchestras Try Contemporary Methods, Shia Finds God

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (October 24, 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 »

Volunteers from Ecuadoran Churches Work Together to Build Home for At-Risk Children

By Stan Friedman

CAYAMBE, ECUADOR (October 24, 2014) – Covenant missionaries Joel and Kim Delp say they have been humbled by the commitment of area Covenanters to make sure a home for at-risk children is constructed here. Continue Reading »

Failure Birthed Ministry of the “Billy Graham of the Andes”

(Editor’s note: Evangelical Covenant Church of Ecuador members living around the city of Cayambe have been working to construct a home for at-risk children. Eight of the nine churches were started by Jaime Lomas, the “Billy Graham of the Andes.” He died in January. Retired Covenant Missionary Nancy Reed recounts his life. Continue Reading »

Obituary: Helen Anderson

DASSEL, MN (October 23, 2014) — Helen (Johnson) Anderson, widow of Covenant pastor Gilbert Anderson, died Thursday, October 16. She was 100. Continue Reading »

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 »