Covenanter Honored as Illinois Student Laureate

CHICAGO, IL (November 17, 2011) – Hannah A. Haugen, a North Park University senior and member of Milwaukie (Oregon) Covenant Church, is one of 51 students from Illinois colleges and universities to be named a Student Laureate. Continue Reading »

Wallis Joins NPU Students in Support for Poor

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (November 16, 2011) – Jim Wallis joined more than 170 North Park University students, faculty, and others today as they formed a “Human Circle of Protection” at The Friendship Center, a local food pantry. Continue Reading »

Alaskan Church Receives First Pastor in 12 Years

SHAKTOOLIK, AK (November 16, 2011) – Shaktoolik Covenant Church’s first pastor in 12 years was installed earlier this month, just days before a powerful storm threatened to wipe out the village of fewer than 300 people. Continue Reading »

Search on Pace for Seminary Nominee in June

CHICAGO, IL (November 16, 2011) – The Seminary Leadership Search Committee is on pace to nominate a new North Park Theological Seminary dean during the 127th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) in June. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Spiritual Direction, Tutoring Program

Spiritual Direction Focus of Call-In Café

CHICAGO, IL (November 15, 2011) – “Everything You Wanted to Know About Spiritual Direction” will be the topic of the Department of Christian Formation’s Call-In Café on Thursday. Continue Reading »

Mobilizing for Mission and Ministry into the Future

By Don Meyer

CHICAGO, IL (November 15, 2011) – The appointment of Richard Lucco to serve as executive director for ministry development of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) represents just one of 27 recommendations developed by a 20-member task group as part of a year-long process known as Organizing for Mission (OFM). Continue Reading »

Vikings Fall in First Round of NCAA Tournament

DECORAH, IA (November 14, 2011) – The North Park men’s soccer team finished its 2011 season with a 4-1 loss to Luther College of Iowa in the first round of the NCAA Division III National Tournament Saturday night in Decorah, Iowa. Continue Reading »

New Technology at KICY Saves Energy, Cash

NOME, AK (November 14, 2011) – New power-saving technology being used by radio station KICY already is showing significant financial benefits and providing an even better signal than station operators expected. Continue Reading »

Lucco Accepts ECC Ministry Development Position

CHICAGO, IL (November 14, 2011) – Richard Lucco, superintendent of the Great Lakes Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC), has been appointed executive director for ministry development, it was announced today by ECC President Gary Walter. Continue Reading »

Memorial Service on Tuesday for Norman Dwight

TURLOCK, CA (November 11, 2011) – A memorial service for retired missionary Norman Dwight, 86, will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15  at Hilmar Covenant Church. Continue Reading »