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Nursing Simulation Lab Opens at North Park University

CHICAGO, IL (September 12, 2011) – North Park University opened its state-of-the-art nursing simulation laboratory this week, enabling students in nursing and other disciplines to practice critical skills in a simulated, safe learning environment. Continue Reading »

Memorials – What Is Their Meaning and Purpose?

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (September 11, 2011) – In Easton, Connecticut, students at the Old Academy Nursery School planted a tree in remembrance of Christine Hanson, the youngest victim of September 11. Continue Reading »

Churches Help Kids Prepare for Start of Classes

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (September 9, 2011) – Evangelical Covenant Church congregations across the country have been helping local students and teachers prepare for classes in the public schools. Continue Reading »

Partnership to Provide Holistic Support to Hard-Hit Area

PRATT CITY, ALABAMA (September 9, 2011) – More than 330 survivors of a killer tornado in this area outside of Birmingham will receive holistic support to improve their lives, thanks to a partnership among Covenant World Relief (CWR), New City Covenant Church and the Center for Urban Missions, a 501c3 charitable arm of New City Covenant. Continue Reading »

Church Closing Plants Seed for New Beginning

PORTLAND, OR (September 9, 2011) – Community Covenant Church concluded its ministry August 21 after nearly 80 years of faithful service, but did so with an eye to the future. Continue Reading »

Vikings Soccer Upends Dominican, Football Team Wins

CHICAGO, IL (September 9, 2011) – North Park University’s men’s soccer and football teams posted impressive victories this past weekend. Meanwhile, the women’s soccer and volleyball teams struggled. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Top Honors, Oldest ECC Church, Ministry to Children

Covenant Retirement Community Earns ‘Best’ Honors

SAN DIEGO, CA (September 7, 2011) – Mount Miguel Covenant Village captured top honors in two categories of the 2011 San Diego Union-Tribune’s “San Diego’s Best” readers’ survey of businesses and organizations. Continue Reading »

Anti-Human Trafficking Focus of October Conference

BLOOMINGTON, MN (September 6, 2011) – Cyd Johnson was a pediatric urology nurse at Children’s Hospital who was concerned over the high number of children from other countries who were being treated for various issues. Many of them were Somalians. Continue Reading »

Memorial Service Conducted for Burton Swardstrom

NEWPORT BEACH, CA (September 6, 2011) – Covenant News Service has learned of the death of former Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Burton Swardstrom, 76, who died in June. Continue Reading »

Palmberg’s Work With Homeless Most-Read Story

CHICAGO, IL (September 6, 2011) – Glenn Palmberg’s work with Jesus People USA was the most-read online Covenant News Service story in August. Continue Reading »