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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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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 »