By Stan Friedman
ROCKFORD, MN (March 7, 2013) – Riverwood Covenant Church, a congregation with an average weekly attendance of 180 people, already has drawn strong support as it seeks to enlist 1,000 people to participate in community service projects on May 5. Continue Reading »
CHICAGO, IL (March 7, 2013) – Covenant World Relief has sent funds to the Hindustani Covenant Church (HCC) that is assisting victims of a drought in Maharashtra, a western state in India. Continue Reading »
EDMOND, OK (March 6, 2013) – The YouVersion Bible mobile application developed by the Evangelical Covenant Church congregation LifeChurch.tv is the official companion app of “The Bible,” the History channel’s new 10-part cable television series that premiered Sunday. Continue Reading »
CHICAGO, IL (March 6, 2013) – Articles about changes in Evangelical Covenant Church leadership were among the most-read Covenant News Service stories for the month of February. Continue Reading »
CHICAGO, IL (March 5, 2013) – Covenant World Mission will host a webcast at 3 p.m. CST on Wednesday to discuss how God is at work internationally and through local mission engagement.
Participants will be Kim Crawford and Karen Hallberg, respectively associate director and director of mission mobilization and connection; and Peter Park, pastor of Parkwood Community Church. Viewers will be able to submit questions.
Topics for discussion will include:
- The benefits of a vision for mission that engages the entire congregation in global ministry.
- How to create a mission vision that connects with the identity of your church and the ways God is already working in the lives of congregants.
- How mission committees and mission policies support a congregation’s overall mission vision.
- What has worked for you? Where have you seen God at work through missions?
LAKE STEVENS, WA (March 4, 2013) – Hope Covenant Church recently marked its first anniversary to honor a year of ministry that has included sponsoring a sports camp, feeding the hungry, and helping the school where it meets. Continue Reading »
CHICAGO, IL (March 4, 2013) – The Kindle version of the new Covenant eBook of Worship has been released and is available for purchase through CovBooks.com. Continue Reading »
By Sherea VéJauan
CERRITOS, CA (March 4, 2013) – Editor’s note: Sheréa VéJauan serves as director of children’s ministry at Newsong Los Angeles Covenant Church and also heads her own public relations/marketing agency. She guides The Goal Setter’s Club, a coaching organization that teaches goal-setting to youth and families. This month’s column focuses on teens. Continue Reading »
MOUNT VERNON, WA (March 2, 2013) – A memorial service for Ruth S. Wilkens, wife of retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor John C. Wilkens, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at Bethany Covenant Church. She died Thursday. Continue Reading »
CHICAGO, IL (March 1, 2013) – An abbreviated form of the Covenant Missionary Prayer Calendar is available electronically for the first time starting today (Friday). Continue Reading »