Repurposing Discarded Materials – and Lives

By Stan Friedman

SUMMERFIELD, NC (January 11, 2012) – A ministry cofounded by the pastor and a layperson from Mount Bethel Covenant Church repurposes furniture so that lives might be renewed. Continue Reading »

Ministries Assisting Alabama Tornado Victims

By Stan Friedman

PRATT CITY, AL (January 10, 2012) – A four-way partnership involving three Evangelical Covenant Church ministries and a longstanding nonprofit organization is helping more than 150 families that were victims of last April’s devastating tornadoes to reclaim their lives through an emphasis on long-term development. Continue Reading »

Memorial Service Saturday for L. Daniel Ericson

PLANTATION, FL (January 10, 2011) – A memorial service will be conducted on Saturday for retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor and missionary L. Daniel Ericson, 89, who died last Saturday. Continue Reading »

CHET Training Aids Student’s Work in India

By Stan Friedman

COMPTON, CA (January 9, 2012) – A ministerial student at Centro Hispano de Estudios Teologicos (CHET) says his training at the Spanish-speaking school enabled him to effectively minister in India during a recent mission trip. Continue Reading »

Covenant Pastors Among Protestors Arrested in NYC

By Stan Friedman

NEW YORK, NY (January 6, 2011) – Despite being one of six people arrested Wednesday during a “prayer protest” over the city’s decision to evict all churches holding worship services in public schools, Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Michael Carrion says he will continue to pressure the city to reverse the policy. Continue Reading »

Links: Your Guide to Online Conversations

CHICAGO, IL (January 6, 2011) – Editor’s note: Many Covenanters routinely share links to social media articles and videos that Covenant News Service believes may be of interest to others. Following is a sample of those submissions – their inclusion does not represent an endorsement of any views expressed. Continue Reading »

Merge Now Offers Domestic Mission Opportunities

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (January 5, 2011) – Merge Ministries, a ministry of the Department of World Mission that has helped coordinate mission trips to numerous foreign countries, has added another country to its list of sites – the United States. Continue Reading »

Candidates Sought for Congregational Vitality Position

CROMWELL, CT (January 5, 2012) – The East Coast Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church is seeking recommendations for someone to serve in a newly created position as director of congregational vitality. Continue Reading »

Genesis-Cooper Partnership Top Story in December

CHICAGO, IL (January 4, 2011) – The partnership of Genesis Covenant Church with a ministry started by rock legend Alice Cooper was the most-read Covenant News Service story during the month of December. Continue Reading »

SCH Medical Pavilion Work Remains on Schedule

CHICAGO, IL (January 4, 2012) – Work is proceeding on schedule for the new Foster Medical Pavilion on the campus of Swedish Covenant Hospital, which is scheduled to open this summer. Continue Reading »