Conference Calls to Focus on CWR Projects

CHICAGO, IL (October 21, 2011) – Covenant World Relief (CWR) will facilitate two conference calls that will enable people to discuss the ministry’s current projects, ways in which they can connect with these initiatives, and CWR’s new materials. Continue Reading »

Art Helps Victims Find Meaning Amid Devastation

TOMÉ, CHILE (October 20, 2011) – Mission Friends Covenant Church is working with women artists in the nearby community of Dichato, who are reclaiming their lives and hoping to enrich others spiritually and economically more than a year after a deadly earthquake and tsunami devastated the area. Continue Reading »

Record Kernels of Hope Crop to Benefit Congo Farmers

MELFORT, SK (October 19, 2011) – Kendell Arndt doesn’t know how to farm the 80 acres he purchased, so he turned growing canola grain into a community project that will benefit farmers in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Continue Reading »

New Book Shares Stories of God’s Presence in Lives

GRANBY, CT (October 18, 2011) – After Karen Stanhope had what she calls a “more than a coincidence” experience, she thought there must be other members of Pilgrim Covenant Church who have stories to share about how God has moved in their lives. Continue Reading »

Gospel Choir to Perform Six Michigan Concerts

CHICAGO, IL (October 18, 2011) – The acclaimed Gospel Choir of North Park University will lead worship in six concerts at Michigan churches this weekend. The theme of the choir’s fall tour is “Celebrating an Incredible God.” Continue Reading »

Regheta Joins in Entrepreneurial ‘Think Tank’

KLAIPEDA, LITHUANIA (October 17, 2011) – Leonid Regheta, an Evangelical Covenant Church missionary, was one of 30 people from around the world who took part in an Entrepreneur Institute “think tank” at LCC International University as part of the school’s 20th anniversary. Continue Reading »

Walter Nominated to Serve Second Term

CHICAGO, IL (October 16, 2011) – Gary Walter has been nominated to serve a second term as president of the Evangelical Covenant Church, it was announced today during a meeting of the Covenant Executive Board at Covenant offices. Continue Reading »

Funeral Services Conducted for Margaret Lindholm

ROSEAU, MN (October 15, 2011) – Covenant News Service has learned of the death of Margaret (Gustafson) Lindholm, 98, widow of two Evangelical Covenant Church pastors, C. Gustav Anderson and Leonard Lindholm. She died September 18. Continue Reading »

New Stewardship Kit Being Sent to Churches

CHICAGO, IL (October 14, 2011) – Ask anyone in a local church who works with budgets and is responsible for encouraging faithful financial support from members, and they will tell you that finding helpful and effective resources to support that effort can be challenging. Continue Reading »

Briefs: CWR Resources, Meals for the Hungry

CWR Fall Campaign Materials Available

CHICAGO, IL (October 13, 2011) – Covenant World Relief has mailed new materials for its fall campaign to each of the more than 800 Evangelical Covenant churches in North America. Continue Reading »