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 »

Seeing Pain, Struggle, Hope Through Artist’s Eyes

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (November 28, 2011) – Rita Lindholm laid in her bed at Swedish Covenant Hospital telling Elizabeth Ahlem how grateful she was to have been surrounded her entire life with the love of family, friends, and her church community. Continue Reading »

Special Venues Part of Youth Workers Convention

CHICAGO, IL (November 25, 2011) – The Youth Workers Connection will take place in different parts of Chicago and in some unusual locations for worship January 28-30. Continue Reading »

Covenant Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

CHICAGO, IL (November 24, 2011) – Offices of the Evangelical Covenant Church are closed today in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Continue Reading »

New Program Helps Youth Acquire Business Skills

CHICAGO, IL (November 23, 2011) – Sixty high school students are learning computer technology and entrepreneurship through a two-year program The House Covenant Church began this fall. Continue Reading »

Volunteer Team Helps Refurbish Thai Covenant Camp

By Stan Friedman

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND (November 23, 2011) – Staff from Covenant Heights Camp and Retreat Center returned to Estes Park, Colorado, this past weekend after working in Chiang Mai, Thailand, where they helped the Thailand Covenant Church further develop its own fledgling camp located on reclaimed rice paddies. Continue Reading »