Abbreviated Holiday Schedule for Covenant Offices

CHICAGO, IL (December 22, 2011) – Offices of the Evangelical Covenant Church will be closed Friday in preparation for the Christmas celebration weekend. Offices will remain closed next Monday and Tuesday to allow sufficient time for individuals to complete travel schedules. Continue Reading »

Advent: ‘In the Dark Streets Shineth’

PUNE, INDIA (December 22, 2011) – Editor’s note: Advent is a season for both reflection and anticipation – celebrating the incarnation of Jesus while looking forward to the Messiah’s return and the kingdom of God in all its fullness. It arrives amidst the reality of a world filled with desperate needs, grief, anger and frustration. We find encouragement, however, in celebrating lives being transformed through our shared ministries, reminders of what is yet to come. Covenant News Service is publishing occasional Advent reflections on ministry within that reality. Continue Reading »

Walking in Another’s Shoes – That’s Friendship

By Stan Friedman

DESOTO, TX (December 21, 2011) – A spontaneous small act by a little child at CrossRoads Covenant Church is one that Pastor Josef Rasheed says he will always remember. Continue Reading »

CWR Funds Assisting Victims of Philippines Typhoon

MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES (December 20, 2011) – World Relief International uses Covenant World Relief (CWR) funds to provide initial relief in disaster areas where they have existing partnerships with local organizations. Continue Reading »

CWR Partner Named One of 10 Top Charities

PORTLAND, OR (December 20, 2012) – The United States’ premiere charity evaluator has named Covenant World Relief’s partner Medical Teams International (MTI) as one of its “10 Top-Notch Charities.” Continue Reading »

Colorado Church Launches Web-Based Radio Ministry

BOULDER, CO (December 19, 2011) – Although New Day Covenant Church launched its Internet radio ministry “God’s Feeding Station” less than two months ago, it already has attracted listeners in 17 countries and 33 states, says Pastor Doug White. Continue Reading »

Mission School Great Opportunity to Serve

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON (December 19, 2012) – Although some people might not consider working at a school that educates children of missionaries to be “real” missionary work, that service is as important as ministering to nationals, says Konroy Boeckel, an Evangelical Covenant Church missionary working with the Rain Forest International School (RFIS) here. Continue Reading »

Hindustani Church ‘Arising Anew’ from Tragedy

PUNE, INDIA (December 16, 2011) – “You wouldn’t believe, but it has happened – the church is arising anew!” Continue Reading »

Hamilton to Receive Alumni Medallion Award

SOLDOTNA, AK – (December 16, 2011) – Alaska Christian College President Keith Hamilton is the winner of Seattle Pacific University’s 2012 Alumni Medallion Award, it was announced today. Continue Reading »

New Online Giving Feature Now Available

CHICAGO, IL (December 16, 2011) – A new and improved online giving feature is now available on the Evangelical Covenant Church website, providing a more convenient and user-friendly experience for those wanting to support a variety of Covenant mission and ministry initiatives. Continue Reading »