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Obituary: Virginia Johnson

BOSTON, MA (March 17, 2014) — Virginia “Ginny” (Lagh) Johnson, wife of retired Covenant pastor Alden Johnson, died Wednesday. Continue Reading »

Five for Friday: Pope, Wall Street, Woman Finds Herself

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (March 13, 2013) — 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 »

Engebretson New Covenant Kids Congo Project Leader

 

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (March 13, 2014) — Donn Engebretson has been named the new project leader for Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision (CKC). Former short-term missionary to the African nation Christine Buettgen has been chosen to be the new liaison with World Vision’s Ledia Water Project. Continue Reading »

Pastor Two Blocks From NYC Explosion

By Stan Friedman

NEW YORK, NY (March 12, 2014) – Jose Humphreys, pastor of Metro Hope Covenant Church, was walking his dog this morning when he heard and felt the explosion in East Harlem that brought down a pair of apartment buildings, killing at least three people and injuring dozens more just two blocks from him. Continue Reading »

Online Lenten Art Series: Questions God Asks

CHICAGO, IL (March 12, 2014) — We often don’t hesitate to come to God with our questions. But how much do we take the time to consider the numerous questions God asks of us throughout Scripture? He asks, not because he doesn’t know the answer of course, but rather to lead us to reflect on our lives and communities. Continue Reading »

Covenant Enabling Residence of Illinois Celebrates Anniversary

OAK FOREST, IL (March 12, 2014) — Covenant Enabling Residences of Illinois celebrated its twentieth anniversary with dinner and dancing Sunday. Continue Reading »

Paul Hawkinson Named Treasurer for the Covenant

CHICAGO, IL (March 12, 2014) — Paul Hawkinson has been named treasurer and executive director of finance for the Evangelical Covenant Church, it was announced today. Continue Reading »

Obituary: Al White

MERCER ISLAND, WA (March 10, 2014) — Al White, who served Covenant High School in Alaska for more than two decades as a missionary, died Sunday. He was 92. Continue Reading »

ACC Enrollment, Academic Achievement Highest Ever

SOLDOTNA, AK (March 11, 2014) — Alaska Christian College now has the highest number of students enrolled in the school’s history, and academic performance continues to improve, President Keith Hamilton said in a report to staff. Continue Reading »

Obituary: Al White

MERCER ISLAND, WA (March 10, 2014) — Al White, who served Covenant High School in Alaska for more than two decades as a missionary, died Sunday. He was 92. Continue Reading »