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Seattle Congregations Grieve, Serve after Shooting

By Stan Friedman

SEATTLE, WA (June 6, 2014) — Covenant church members are seeking to help the community wrenched by the fatal shooting Thursday on the campus of Seattle Pacific University even as they share the same emotional pain. Continue Reading »

PCP Seeks Personal Stories of Paul Carlson Connections

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (June 6, 2014) — Paul Carlson Partnership is seeking stories from people who knew the martyr for whom the ministry is named or who have been impacted by the ministry in some way, even if indirectly. Continue Reading »

Five for Friday: Best Coaching Moment, Duck Dynasty Bible, Migrant Pay Doesn’t Add Up

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (June 6, 2014) — Many Covenanters routinely share links to social media articles and videos with one another that Covenant News Service believes may be of interest to others. Each Friday we post five of them. Following is a sample of those submissions—their inclusion does not represent an endorsement of any views expressed. Continue Reading »

Summer Sunday Worship Series Set at Covenant Harbor

LAKE GENEVA, WI (June 5, 2014)—Sunday, June 15, is not only the first day of summer camps at Covenant Harbor; it also begins the 2014 Summer Sunday Worship Series that is open to the public through August 3. Continue Reading »

Friday Deadline for Experience Chicagoland Registration

CHICAGO, IL (June 4, 2014) — Friday is the last day to register for Experience Chicagoland, which will be held Monday through Wednesday, June 23–25, in Chicago and surrounding communities extending as far as Rockford, Illinois, and Madison, Wisconsin. Continue Reading »

Rockford Congregation Concerned for Church in Ukraine

By Stan Friedman

ROCKFORD, IL (June 3, 2014) — Darla Ruiz, a member of First Covenant Church who was caught up in Ukraine with several others from the congregation during recent violence, says she and friends in the European nation are cautiously hopeful about the future following the election of Petro Poroshenko, a billionaire businessman. Continue Reading »

Danforths: Can’t Give Up on CAR

By Stan Friedman

GAMBOULA, CAR (June 2, 2014) — All of the Fulani friends of Covenant missionaries Roy and Aleta Danforth have been forced to flee the Central African Republic in fear for their lives due to the religious violence that is tearing apart the African nation. Continue Reading »

Churches’ Decisions to Move or Stay Most-Read Story

CHICAGO, IL (June 2, 2014) — A story about very different decisions made by two churches on whether to stay or move was the most-read Covenant News Service article, followed by an article on the Covenant connection of a second person killed in an Afghanistan shooting in March. Continue Reading »

Five for Friday: Godinterest vs. Pinterest, Church vs. Sports, Worship vs. Worship

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (May 30, 2014) — Many Covenanters routinely share links to social media articles and videos with one another that Covenant News Service believes may be of interest to others. Each Friday we post five of them. Following is a sample of those submissions—their inclusion does not represent an endorsement of any views expressed. Continue Reading »

National Attention on Ministry that Serves A Little

By Stan Friedman

SANTA ROSA, CA (May 29, 2014) — Last year, the local Red Cross honored Covenanter Matthew Nalywaiko as a “real hero.” A local hospital administrator told more than 400 people at an awards dinner that “Stories like Matthew’s renew my hope in the human race.” Continue Reading »