Highlighting the Realities of Trafficking

BLOOMINGTON, MN (November 7, 2011) – More than 220 people attended the recent anti-trafficking conference, Daybreak, held at Bloomington Covenant Church on October 28-30. Continue Reading »

Scholarships for Orphans Offer Hope

CHICAGO, IL (November 7, 2011) – As Christians around the world observed Orphan Sunday yesterday, Kim Crawford of the Department of World Mission, exhorted Covenanters to remember the children who are so easily forgotten. Continue Reading »

Celebrating 125 Years of Covenant Retirement Communities

CHICAGO, IL (November 4, 2011) – Residents of Covenant Retirement Communities (CRC) have celebrated the 125th year of the ministry by serving others in the same spirit as the Covenanters who established the Home of Mercy in 1886. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Workshop Registrations and Food Donations

Final Day to Register for NWC Children’s Ministry Workshop

WILLMAR, MN (November 4, 2011) – Today is the last registration day for church groups planning to attend the workshop “Imagine: A Day for Those Serving Children and Families,” which will be held from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 12 at First Covenant Church. The workshop is free. Continue Reading »

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 »