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NP Vikings Advance to CCIW Finals

CHICAGO, IL (November 3, 2011) – The North Park men’s soccer team earned a spot in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin tournament championship game with a 2-1 win over visiting Wheaton College in the semifinals Wednesday night. Continue Reading »

Covenant Minister’s Work with Students Recognized

WEST PEABODY, MA (November 3, 2011) – Steve Cushing was bewildered during a recent worship service when his wife, Sharon, was called to the front of the sanctuary at West Peabody Community Covenant Church. Cushing, the chaplain at the New England Seafarer’s Mission, grew suspicious when Pastor Joel Anderle also invited three others: Continue Reading »

Covenant AVA Advocate Murdered in Home

By Stan Friedman

MANTECA, CA (November 2, 2011) – A 26-year-old man has been charged with the Sunday slaying of his mother, Kathleen McGehee, a member of Stockton Covenant Church who also was a staunch advocate for victims of abuse. Continue Reading »

Community’s Loving Response Tops Most-Read List

CHICAGO, IL (November 2, 2011) – A story about two families coming to grips and experiencing a gift of faith in the wake of an accident that seriously injured two teenagers in Sloan, Iowa, was the most-read online news story in October. Continue Reading »

Covenanters Helping Others Weather the Storm

By Stan Friedman

CROMWELL, CT (November 2, 2011) – Covenanters whose homes still have power following an unseasonal blizzard that pelted much of the northeast were taking in people who were not as fortunate. Continue Reading »

Outreach Ministry Offers Words of Encouragement

By Stan Friedman

ANGELS CAMP, CA (October 31, 2011) – The First Responder team at Grace Hills Bible Church, an Evangelical Covenant Church congregation, is letting people in their community know someone is praying for them. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Pastor Honored, Art and Illness Explored

City Honors Pastor for Civic Contributions

BROOKLYN PARK, MN (October 31, 2011) – The Mayor’s Good Citizen Award was presented last week to Steve Larson, pastor of Redeemer Covenant Church, during the City Council meeting. Continue Reading »

‘Run for Doug’ Honors Memory of Covenant Pastor

OMAHA, NE (October 31, 2011) – Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Doug Ferguson went to the doctor last October because he had been unable to keep his food down. An endoscopy showed he had stage four gastric cancer. Continue Reading »

Churches Seek to Assist Undocumented Immigrants

CHICAGO, IL (October 29, 2011) – Resurrection Covenant Church has declared itself an “Immigrant Welcoming Congregation.” Continue Reading »

50-Mile Run Raises $10,000 for Cromwell Home

By Stan Friedman

CROMWELL, CT (October 28, 2011) – Jim Hite stopped just short of the finish line that marked the end of his 50-mile run to benefit Children’s Home of Cromwell. He hadn’t so much as walked all day, but he stopped. And did some jumping jacks. Continue Reading »