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From Homeless to Hopeful – Life Now Back on Track

GRAYSLAKE, IL (July 25, 2011) – As a teenager, Teresa Williams was forced to care for her younger siblings because of their parents’ alcoholism and mental illness. Her plans to attend college fell by the wayside. Continue Reading »

Political Leaders Urged to Protect the Poor

LOS ANGELES, CA (July 25, 2011) – Three Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) ministers participated in Bread for the World’s press conference last week in Los Angeles calling on political leaders to form a “Circle of Protection” around the poor. Continue Reading »

Youth Groups Prep New Dining Room for Homeless

NEW ROCHELLE, NY (July 22, 2011) – Homeless and low-income residents here will soon have a nicer place to eat on Saturday nights thanks in large part to two youth groups from across the country who assisted New York Covenant Church in preparing a new dining room. Continue Reading »

Crisis Fund to Aid “Worst Humanitarian Crisis” Victims

CHICAGO, IL (July 21, 2011) – Covenant World Relief (CWR) has set up a special crisis fund to provide assistance for the most vulnerable people in the Horn of Africa, which is experiencing its worst drought in 60 years. Continue Reading »

Funeral Service Conducted for Sandra Mosby

BRONX, NY (July 21, 2011) – A funeral service for Sandra (Smalls) Mosby, widow of Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Jerry Mosby, was conducted Tuesday evening at Fellowship Covenant Church. She died July 14. Continue Reading »

Churches Hold Combined Anti-Trafficking Worship Service

By Stan Friedman

ROCKFORD, IL (July 21, 2011) – Two Evangelical Covenant Church congregations worshiped together Sunday morning as part of a day they set aside to focus on the issue of human trafficking. Continue Reading »

Clinic Delivers Mobile Healthcare to Detroit

By Stan Friedman

DETROIT, MI (July 20, 2011) – Covenant Community Care’s (CCC) mobile medical and dental units served more than 3,000 people since mid-April, when the project was launched in conjunction with a citywide evangelistic outreach. Continue Reading »

New CHIC 2012 Speakers, Musicians—“Findout Friday”

CHICAGO, IL (July 20, 2011) – CHIC 2012 organizers are rolling out the names of a new speaker or musician on “Findout Friday” each week on their website. Continue Reading »

Picture Worth More Than a Thousand Words

DETROIT, MI (July 19, 2011) – Editor’s note: This story was taken from a blog post about a family that received dental treatment – and more – at one of Community Covenant Care’s permanent sites, during the citywide Everyone a Chance to Hear (EACH) campaign. It has been slightly modified. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Russian Pastor at Camp, Ministry in Mexico

PLEASANT HILL, CA (July 18, 2011) – For the past two years, Hope Center Covenant Church in Pleasant Hill has hosted approximately 80 international college students for dinner each Friday evening. They do so in partnership with several other churches in the Diablo Valley. Each evening also includes games and a faith-based message. Continue Reading »