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Murder Story Tops November’s Most-Read List

CHICAGO, IL (December 5, 2011) – The killing of a Covenanter in her home was the most-read story for the month of November as part of the daily online Evangelical Covenant Church news report. Continue Reading »

Bush Pilots Play Key Role in Alaskan Ministry

By Stan Friedman

UNALAKLEET, AK (December 2, 2011) – The Tweto family, which is featured in the Discovery Channel’s hit Bush pilot reality show “Flying Wild Alaska,” have flown Covenanters for years and demonstrate a deep concern for youth in the region, say those who know them. Continue Reading »

Iowa Covenanter Part of Eco-Justice Program

DECORAH, IA (December 2, 2011) – Kristi Holmberg, whose family attends Crossview Covenant Church in North Mankato, Minnesota, is one of just 25 young people from around the world invited to participate in the first Youth for Eco-Justice program, which will be held in Durban, South Africa. Continue Reading »

Covenant Youth ‘Pure Gold’ in World Competition

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND (December 1, 2011) – It was a rock solid performance by Garret Waterstradt that won him a gold medal during world tumbling and trampoline competition last week in Birmingham, England. Continue Reading »

Pilgrim Pines Seeking New Development Director

SWANZEY, NH (December 1, 2011) Pilgrim Pines Conference Center is seeking candidates for the position of Development Director. Continue Reading »

Probe Deepens in Hindustani Church Fire

PUNE, INDIA (November 30, 2011) – A short-circuit has been ruled out as the cause for the fire that destroyed St. Andrews Hindustani Covenant Church on Monday morning, says Steven David, the denomination moderator. Continue Reading »

Alice Cooper, Genesis Covenant Join in Ministry

By Stan Friedman

PHOENIX, AZ (November 30, 2011) – The teenager didn’t get the memo, says Pat Stark, pastor of Genesis Covenant Church. When the guest speaker at the church entered the building, the young man exclaimed, “You’re Alice Cooper!” Continue Reading »

Historic Artifacts Lost in Hindustani Fire

PUNE, INDIA (November 29, 2011) – The fire that reduced St. Andrew’s Church to ashes destroyed historic bibles and other artifacts. Church leaders have alleged the fire was due to arson and not a short circuit as authorities have stated. Continue Reading »

Problems Force Extension of Congo Election

BOKONZO, DR CONGO (November 29, 2011) – Although violence occurred in some parts of the country during balloting in the presidential and parliamentary election on Monday, the process seemed to go more smoothly in the northwest region where the Congo Covenant Church (CEUM) is located. Continue Reading »

Hindustani Covenant Church Gutted by Fire

PUNE, INDIA (November 28, 2011) – Fire gutted St. Andrew’s Church – the “flagship church” of the Hindustani Covenant Church (HCC) – late Sunday or early Monday morning, Covenant News Service has learned. Continue Reading »