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 »

Seminary Plans for Changing Future

CHICAGO, IL (November 11, 2011) – Broad-based assessment and program development activities have begun at North Park Theological Seminary in recent months as the school addresses a changing educational climate and continues its search for a new dean. Continue Reading »

Service Scheduled for Slain Covenanter

MANTECA, CA (November 11, 2011) – A memorial service for Covenanter Katy McGehee will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Community Church here. Continue Reading »

Alaskan Villages Holding on through Epic Storm

SHAKTOOLIK, AK (November 10, 2011) – Slush has helped to stave off heavy damage in this small village as an “epic storm” slammed into much of western Alaska in recent days, the mayor told Anchorage TV station KTUU on Wednesday. Continue Reading »

Services Pending for Missionary Norman Dwight

TURLOCK, CA (November 10, 2011) – Services are pending for retired Covenant missionary Norman Dwight, 86, who died yesterday. He was a resident of Covenant Village in Turlock, California. Continue Reading »