New Materials Highlight Depth and Scope of Mission and Ministry

CHICAGO, IL (October 31, 2013) — The Covenant Mission & Ministry 2014 booklets and video that highlight how local churches have impacted ministry around the world have been mailed to congregation leaders. Continue Reading »

Headline: Flooding Costs Camp $100,000, Covenanters Help Neighbors

By Stan Friedman

ESTES PARK, CO (October 31, 2013) — Covenant Heights Bible Camp lost more than $100,000 when groups canceled their stays and outdoor education visits following the flooding that overwhelmed this area in September, Jesse Bolinder, director of development and marketing, says. Continue Reading »

Memorial Services Set for Virginia Glucklich

CITRUS HEIGHTS, CA (October 30, 2013) — Virginia (Hauser) Glucklich, 66, wife of retired Covenant pastor Walter Glucklich, died October 26 after battling cancer for more than four years. Continue Reading »

Government Order Threatens Shim’s Ministry in Thailand

By Stan Friedman

BO KLUA, THAILAND (October 30, 2013) — A recent order by health officials instructing outside groups to immediately refrain from providing direct medical care in this city is “a huge blow” to the work of Covenant missionary and physician Bob Shim, he says. Continue Reading »

Hindustani Church Celebrates 50 Years of Ministry

By Stan Friedman

PUNE, INDIA (October 29, 2013) — The Hindustani Covenant Church (HCC) celebrated its fiftieth anniversary earlier this month by baptizing 100 new believers, ordaining 11 pastors, and inaugurating an English-language school in Solapur. Those activities were representative of the holistic work the HCC is known for and which have led to dramatic growth in the last 10 to 15 years. Continue Reading »

Selling Apples to Help Plant Fruit Trees in the Central Africa Republic

YAKIMA, WA (October 28, 2013)—Ten Covenant churches will participate in bagging more than 600 pounds of pre-purchased apples on Saturday that were sold to raise $7,000 for a research and training farm in the Central Africa Republic (CAR). Continue Reading »

PSWC Seeks Nominations for New Superintendent

CONCORD, CA (October 28, 2013)—The search committee for the next superintendent of the Pacific Southwest Conference (PSWC) is seeking nominations. Continue Reading »

Nursing Home Focuses on 40 Days of Global Awareness

By Stan Friedman

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (October 25, 2013) — Bethany Care Center, a nursing home with assisted living, began its annual 40 Days of Global Awareness on Sunday. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Healing Group, NPU Preview Day

Cook Covenant Starting Abuse Healing Group

COOK, MN (October 23, 2013) — The Cook Covenant Church will hold its first healing group for victims of abuse on Sunday evening.

The Evangelical Covenant Women of Cook hosted an informative brunch for the community on October 5. They noted that one out of every four women has been abused, and many of them remain frightened to tell their stories and find healing. Continue Reading »

Evergreen Covenant’s New Name Reflects Major Changes

By Stan Friedman

MERCER ISLAND, WA (October 23, 2013) — Mercer Island Covenant Church formally changed its name to Evergreen Covenant Church earlier this month. Continue Reading »