Prayer Team Formed to Support Annual Meeting

DETROIT, MI (May 28, 2013) – The Great Lakes Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church has originated an off-site prayer team charged with praying for all who are involved with Mission Detroit experience and the 2013 Covenant Annual Meeting. Continue Reading »

Covenant Relief Response: ‘Amazing, Daunting, Sacrificial’

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (May 28, 2013) – The Hindustani Covenant Church (HCC) has sent $2,000 to Covenant World Relief for tornado relief, while at the same time coping with their own natural disaster in India. Continue Reading »

Cecilia Williams New CMJ Ministry Initiatives Director

CHICAGO, IL (May 24, 2013) – Cecilia Williams has been selected to serve as ministry initiatives director for the Department of Compassion, Mercy and Justice (CMJ) of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

Covenant Offices Closed Monday

CHICAGO, IL (May 24, 2013) – Offices of the Evangelical Covenant Church will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. Continue Reading »

Church May Close, But Ministry Goes On

By Stan Friedman

WILTON, CT (May 23, 2013) – Louise Stabile had played the piano at United Covenant Church on Sunday mornings for 75 years, so playing the last notes before the church closed its doors permanently last month was especially emotional. Continue Reading »

Covenanter Among Oklahoma Tornado Fatalities

By Stan Friedman

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (May 22, 2013) – One of three people killed at a 7-Eleven convenience store by Monday’s devastating tornado was a member of Westmoore Community Covenant Church, says Executive Pastor Rodney Beavers. Continue Reading »

Covenant Pastors Minister to Families of Slain Girls

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (May 22, 2013) – Evangelical Covenant Church pastors in small communities on opposite ends of the country have been ministering to the families of children whose deaths have been reported in the national news. Continue Reading »

Post-Tornado Recovery a Lengthy Process

By Stan Friedman

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (May 21, 2013) – Paul Cunningham, pastor of Westmoore Community Covenant Church, stood in the hallway of the Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation Unit where he had been hospitalized the past month for a stroke, and watched Monday’s tornado bear down on his neighborhood. Continue Reading »

Friday Deadline for ‘Mission Detroit’ Registration

CHICAGO, IL (May 21, 2013) – Friday is the registration deadline to participate in “Mission Detroit,” a hands-on mission experience that will take place June 25-27, preceding the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC). Continue Reading »

Covenant to Support Oklahoma Tornado Relief Efforts

By Stan Friedman

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (May 20, 2013) – Several Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) congregations and homes of many members are located in the path of the tornado that struck Oklahoma City this afternoon, and the denomination has pledged its support to help in relief efforts. Continue Reading »