News

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 »

Suffering Still Widespread Three Years after Tsunami

OFUNATO, JAPAN (March 10, 2014) — Lack of housing, loneliness, and despair continue to be major concerns for Japan three years after an earthquake and resulting tsunami killed 19,000 people, say leaders of the Japan Covenant Church and Covenant missionary Stephen Bay. Continue Reading »

Church Dedicates New Sanctuary after Arson

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (March 7, 2014) — Eight months after an arsonist destroyed the sanctuary of Community Covenant Church, the congregation dedicated the restored worship space on Sunday. Continue Reading »

Five for Friday: Gun Giveaways, Four Things Jesus Didn’t Say

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (March 7, 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 »

GMA Throws Michigan Boy Surprise Party

By Stan Friedman

NEW YORK, NY (March 7, 2014) — Good Morning America threw 10-year-old Colin, who attends New Hope Covenant Church in Richland, Michigan, an international surprise birthday party live on its broadcast this morning. Continue Reading »

CHET, Conference Partnership Could Be Model

By Stan Friedman

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (March 6, 2014) — A new partnership between Centro Hispano de Estudios Teologicos (CHET) in Compton, California, and the Northwest Conference could prove to be a model for expanding leadership training for Hispanics in the denomination, say leaders. In January the CHET Northwest Conference Pre-Ministerial program graduated its first class of students. Continue Reading »

Home Altar Devotionals Available Online for Lent

CHICAGO, IL (March 5, 2014) — Today the church begins Lent, a six-week journey that carries us into Easter. Throughout this season, Covenant Publications is making the Home Altar devotionals available online at no cost as a trial offering. Continue Reading »