Obituary: Russell Camp

SAN DIEGO, CA (May 19, 2014) — Russell Camp, who helped guide the Covenant’s early missionary work in Ecuador, died Saturday. Continue Reading »

Obituary: Alice (Kramer) Danielson

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (May 16, 2014) — A funeral service for retired parish minister Alice Anna (Kramer) Danielson, 95, was held April 15 at Augustana Care Center in Minneapolis. Continue Reading »

Five for Friday: Horrible Sister, Godzilla, War Across the River

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (May 16, 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. Continue Reading »

Obituary: Gladys White

MERCER ISLAND, WA (May 14, 2014) — Gladys (Dickson) White, widow of Al White, died Wednesday. Services will be Saturday, but a time is pending. Continue Reading »

San Diego Covenant Churches So Far Spared from Fires

By Stan Friedman

SAN DIEGO, CA (May 15, 2014) — The wildfires that have broken out in the San Diego area the past two days have so far not directly affected any of the Evangelical Covenant Churches in the area, Jim Engwall, estates planning officer for Mount Miguel Covenant Village, said this morning. Continue Reading »

History Collection Shows the More Things Change…

CHICAGO, IL (May 14, 2014) — When were the following statements first written? Continue Reading »

PCP Seeks Economic Development Director

CHICAGO, IL (May 13, 2014) — The Paul Carlson Partnership is accepting applications for the newly created position of director of economic development. The deadline is June 15. Continue Reading »

Companion Book Briefs: The Bible’s No Joke, Culture a Deceiver, Scoundrels Are Fools

By Cathy Norman Peterson

CHICAGO, IL (May 13, 2014) — Editors’ note: These reviews of books by Covenant authors supplements reviews published in the magazine and are available on both Covenant Newswire and the Companion.
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News Briefs: ‘Rest Stop’ Founders Honored, Northbrook CRC Donations

Gordon-Conwell Honors Covenanters for Community Service

BOSTON, MA (May 12, 2014) — The Gordon-Conwell Center for Urban Ministerial Education awarded its annual Making a Difference Award for Christian Service to five lay members of Covenant Congregational Church of Boston for their work in establishing and running a new drop-in center for the homeless. Continue Reading »

Repeat of History for ECCSS

By Stan Friedman

GAMBELA, ETHIOPIA (MAY 12, 2014) — Amid the cycle of hopes for peace repeatedly raised and dashed in South Sudan, the Evangelical Covenant Church of South Sudan continues to expand its ministry to refugees while temporarily operating out of headquarters here—where it was founded by others who had fled previous violence in the 1990s. Continue Reading »