News

Emanuel Medical Center CEO Honored

TURLOCK, CA (January 26, 2012) – John Sigsbury, president and CEO of Emanuel Medical Center, has been named “Business Leader of the Year” by the Turlock Chamber of Commerce. Continue Reading »

CEUM Elects New President, Vice President

INERA BONGABO, DR CONGO (January 24, 2012) – Jules Mboka has been elected president of the Congo Covenant Church (CEUM), succeeding Mossai Sanguma who completed two terms in office, the maximum allowed under the CEUM constitution. Continue Reading »

South Sudan Church Seeks Peace Among Tribes

By Stan Friedman

MALAKAL, SOUTH SUDAN (January 24, 2012) – The Evangelical Covenant Church of South Sudan (ECCSS) is working with other church and civilian organizations to pursue peace in this country that has seen hundreds of men, women, and children murdered and more than 120,000 people driven from their homes in recent months due to tribal conflict. Continue Reading »

Memorial Service February 4 for June Bjorklund

NORTHBROOK, IL (January 24, 2012) – A memorial service for June (Tournell) Bjorklund will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 4, at Northbrook Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

John Perkins Hospitalized Following Surgery

JACKSON, MS (January 23, 2012) – Civil rights leader John Perkins remains hospitalized following surgery last week for blockages in his digestive system. Continue Reading »

Webcast Thursday on Helping Youth Grow in Christ

CHICAGO, IL (January 23, 2012) – Discipling youth will be the focus of the next installment of Take One, a roundtable webcast that enables Covenanters to dialogue with participants.

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Financial Support Key to Fulfilling Mission Commitments

CHICAGO, IL (January 20, 2012) – Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) congregations are reminded that the ECC fiscal year ends January 31. Continue Reading »

Transforming Lives – One At a Time

By Stan Friedman

MOUNT VERNON, WA (January 19, 2012) – The woman living at Faith House while working to overcome her drug addiction – we’ll call her Anna – was struggling to develop new behaviors and attitudes. Trusting someone was nearly impossible. Anna was defensive and feared being “discarded” when she made a mistake. Conflicts would become intense. Continue Reading »

Funeral Service Planned for Allan C. Johnson

MILWAUKIE, OR (January 19, 2012) – A funeral service for retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Allan C. Johnson, 75, will be conducted at 6 p.m. January 25 at Milwaukie Covenant Church. He died Tuesday. Continue Reading »

Covenant Point Launches Enhanced Website

IRON RIVER, MICHIGAN (January 17, 2012) – The new website for Covenant Point Bible Camp went live today and will give readers greater opportunities to interact as well as provide more information. Continue Reading »