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Lifetime Service Recognition for 36 ECC Clergy

ESTES PARK, CO (June 30, 2011) – The Evangelical Covenant Church honored 36 clergy with a “Lifetime Service Recognition” during the denomination’s 126th Annual Meeting today. Continue Reading »

Delegates Elect Members to Various Boards

ESTES PARK, CO (June 30, 2011) – Delegates elected a number of individuals to various boards, with the results announced during the Thursday morning business session of the 126th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

Will the Church Minister to a Broken World?

By Stan Friedman

ESTES PARK, CO (June 29, 2011) – The church’s view of reality will determine whether or not it will minister to a broken world, Juan Martinez told those gathered for worship this evening during the 126th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

Ruth Hill Honored for Years of Service

ESTES PARK, CO (June 29, 2011) – Ruth Hill, former executive minister of the Department of Women Ministries, was recognized for her 12 years of service during Wednesday afternoon’s business session of the 126th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

Three Executive Ministers Elected to Serve

ESTES PARK, CO (June 29, 2011) – Delegates to the 126th Annual Meeting re-elected Curt Peterson to his third term as executive minister of the Department of World Mission, and elected Debbie Blue to a second term as executive minister of the Department of Compassion, Mercy, and Justice (CMJ). Continue Reading »

Robert Owens Receives Irving C. Lambert Award

ESTES PARK, CO (June 29, 2011) – Robert Owens, superintendent of the Southeast Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC), was presented with the Irving C. Lambert Award, which honors excellence in urban ministry, during today’s business session of the 126th Annual Meeting of the ECC. Continue Reading »

Walter: ‘We’re Doing Good, But We Can Do Better’

By Stan Friedman

ESTES PARK, CO (June 29, 2011) – “You’re doing good, but you know, you can do a little better.” Continue Reading »

Financial Reports Reflect Generosity of Covenanters

ESTES PARK, CO (June 29, 2011) – The Evangelical Covenant Church recorded a surplus of $21,000 for fiscal year 2010, Treasurer and Director of Pensions Dean Lundgren told delegates during today’s business session of the 126th Annual Meeting. Continue Reading »

One Church’s Demise Enables Planting 20 New Ones

ESTES PARK, CO (June 29, 2011) – Even though Congregational Covenant Church in Waltham, Massachusetts, closed this year after 130 years of ministry, they will continue to impact ministry for decades to come as a Living Legacy congregation. Continue Reading »

11 Churches Welcomed into Membership

ESTES PARK, CO (June 29, 2011) – Delegates to the 126th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church welcomed 11 churches into membership, representing a cumulative average attendance of 2,157. Continue Reading »