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Church in Arab Muslim Area Reaches Out

DEARBORN, MI (May 19, 2011) – Dearborn Covenant Church will host two mission training conferences this summer to help Christians share the gospel with Muslims.

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Feast Early Bird Pricing Extended, New Discounts Offered

CHICAGO, IL (May 18, 2011) – Organizers of the Feast announced today two new registration deals.

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Weborg Preaches Final Sermon in Seminary Chapel

By Cathy Norman Peterson

CHICAGO (May 18, 2011)—The first time C. John Weborg entered the chapel at North Park Theological Seminary was nearly sixty years ago. It was 1954 and he was a junior college student.

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Daley Awarded NPU’s First David Nyvall Medallion

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (May 17, 2011) — In his final act as Chicago’s mayor, Richard M. Daley was the speaker at North Park University’s undergraduate commencement exercises on Saturday.

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Pastor Takes on Unsavory Roles

MILWAUKEE, WI (May 16, 2011) – Mike DeLong can barely stand to play his multiple characters in a theatrical production that traces the life of Sojourner Truth—from the day she is sold away from her family as a young girl, through her struggle to free herself and her son, to her emergence as a popular and respected advocate of abolition and women’s rights.

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Votes Needed to Win ACC a School Van

Editor’s note: The story has been updated with new voting instructions on May 17.

SOLDOTNA, AK (May 16, 2011) – Covenanters have the opportunity to help Alaska Christian College (ACC) win a new much-needed van on Friday.

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Suddenly Homeless – What Happened to the Dream?

By Don Meyer

LOS ANGELES, CA (May 16, 2011) – “I lived just a couple of blocks from where we are standing – right down that street,” she said as we stood in the midst of famed Skid Row, just a stone’s throw from the Fred Jordan Center that serves the homeless in the nation’s second largest city. Continue Reading »

Cornerstone Finishes Sixth, Misses Out on Grant

CHICAGO, IL (May 13, 2011) – Homeless shelter Cornerstone Community Outreach missed winning a $15,000 grant for upgrading its playground by a mere .02 percent of the vote, says Glenn Palmberg.

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News Briefs: Covenanters Making Headlines

SEATTLE, WA (May 13, 2011) – Covenanter John Jung won $50,000 and a new Ford Focus at the conclusion of a five-week race sponsored by the automaker and followed online by more than 30,000 people.

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Memorial de Reed se transmitirá en vivo por Internet

CHICAGO, IL (12 de mayo del 2011) – El servicio conmemorativo para Jerry Reed, misionero jubilado de la Iglesia del Pacto Evangélico se transmitirá en vivo desde la Capilla Anderson en el campus de la Universidad de North Park. El servicio se llevará a cabo a las 2 p.m. horario central, el sábado, 21 de mayo. Continue Reading »