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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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Vikings Capture Share of CCIW Crown

By Kevin Shepke

CHICAGO, IL (May 10, 2011) – For the first time 21 years the North Park baseball team can call itself College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) champions.

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CWR Funds Aid Drought Victims in Kenya

KITENGALA, KENYA (May 10, 2011) – Kenyans walked as far as nine miles to receive food and clothing distributed by the Evangelical Covenant Church of Kenya (ECCK) that purchased the goods with funds from Covenant World Relief.

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Using SPOT Technology to Track Pastors in Alaska

WASILLA, AK (May 10, 2011) The Evangelical Covenant Church of Alaska (ECCAK) is keeping an eye on its pastors’ movements.

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Health Insurance Premium Credit Proves Valuable

CHICAGO, IL (May 9, 2011) – Evangelical Covenant churches that have applied for a special tax credit on health insurance premiums have received between $400 and $10,000 from the government, says Dean Lundgren, director of pensions and vice president of finance for the Evangelical Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

For the Beavers Family, the Miracle Continues

By Stan Friedman

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (May 9, 2011) – Rodney Beavers suffered extensive injuries and nearly died last February when his vehicle was struck head-on by a semi-trailer, but his sense of humor remains undamaged. Continue Reading »

Vote Now to Support Playground for Homeless Kids

CHICAGO, IL (May 6, 2011) – Just three-tenths of a percent separate the Jesus People USA Covenant Church’s proposed playground center from qualifying for a $15,000 award to help renovate and upgrade the playground at the church’s homeless shelter. Continue Reading »

Death of Longtime Missionary Among April’s Most-Read Stories

CHICAGO, IL (May 6, 2011) The deaths of several Covenanters as well as transitions in leadership at the denominational and conference levels were among the most-read Covenant News Service stories for the month of April. Continue Reading »

Stromberg Elected to Lead Northwest Conference

By Bryan Malley

NORTH MANKATO, MN (May 5, 2011) – Delegates to the 2011 Northwest Conference Annual Meeting elected Mark Stromberg as the next superintendent last Friday. The meeting was held at Crossview Covenant Church. Continue Reading »