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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 »

Reed Memorial to Be Webcast Live

CHICAGO, IL (May 12, 2011) – The memorial service for retired Evangelical Covenant Church missionary Jerry Reed will be webcast live from Anderson Chapel on the campus of North Park University. The service will be conducted at 2 p.m. central daylight time on Saturday, May 21. Continue Reading »

Central Conference Celebrates 125 Years, Looks to Future

CHICAGO, IL (May 12, 2011) – Delegates to the 125th Annual Meeting of the Central Conference committed themselves to pursuing a future that embodies their predecessors’ passion to serve one another and a hurting world.

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New Software Plan Can Help Local Churches Cut Costs

CHICAGO, IL (May 11, 2011) – Local Evangelical Covenant Church congregations and affiliated organizations report significant cost savings and better service with church-related software provided by Convergence 365, a company that is partnering with the denomination’s Office of Information Technology to provide high-quality solutions. Continue Reading »

Outbreaks Still Plague Congolese, Missionaries Offer Help

GEMENA, DR CONGO (May 11, 2011) – Fighting diseases that have largely been wiped out in developed countries continues to be a focus of Evangelical Covenant Church missionaries here.

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ACC Begins Construction on New Academic Building

SOLDOTNA, AK (May 11, 2011) – Alaska Christian College (ACC) broke ground last week on a 3,300 square foot Academic Success Center. Completion is slated for early fall of 2011.

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