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Visitation This Evening for Ray Dahlberg

NORTHBROOK, IL (June 24, 2013) – Visitation will be observed this evening (Monday) for Ray Dahlberg, executive director emeritus of world mission of the Evangelical Covenant Church, who died Friday evening. Continue Reading »

Memorial Service Tuesday for Ray Dahlberg

NORTHBROOK, IL (June 22, 2013) – A memorial service will be conducted this coming Tuesday evening for Ray Dahlberg, executive director emeritus of world mission of the Evangelical Covenant Church, who died Friday evening. Continue Reading »

Service Scheduled for Isabelle Toots

ANCHORAGE, AK (June 21, 2013) – A service for Isabelle (Hill) Toots, wife of Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Nathan Toots, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Covenant Church. She died June 17. Continue Reading »

Kids—and Adults—Discover Community, Diversity at Midsouth Camp

LA VILLA, TX (June 21, 2013) – Although Angel Hernandez makes little money at his job in this rural Texas border town, in August he will forgo a week of pay to volunteer as a camp counselor at the Midsouth Conference’s camp for children. The camp will be held August 4-10 at Frontier Camp in Grapeland, Texas, and is available to children who are entering second through ninth grades. Continue Reading »

National Covenant Properties Rates Hold Firm

CHICAGO, IL (June 19, 2013) – Rates for National Covenant Properties (NCP) investors remained unchanged, despite a fluctuating and uncertain economy, the NCP Board of Directors decided during its June meeting. Continue Reading »

Life Covenant Celebrates 10 Years, 10 Church Plants

By Stan Friedman

TORRANCE, CA (June 19, 2013) – Life Covenant Church is planting its tenth church as it celebrates its own tenth anniversary this year. Continue Reading »

Services Pending for Isabelle Toots

ANCHORAGE, AK (June 18, 2013) – Isabelle Toots, wife of Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Nathan Toots, died Monday. Services are pending. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Covenanter Honored, Living Statue, and Playground Renovation

Covenanter Tornquist Honored for Service to Mason City

MASON CITY, IA (June 17, 2013) — Mason City Councilman Scott Tornquist, who attends First Covenant Church, was honored with the Mason City Noon Rotary City Service Above Self Award. Continue Reading »

Funeral Services Held for Lois Axelson

NORTHBROOK, IL (June 17, 2013) – Funeral services for Lois Axelson, widow of Nils G. Axelson, were held at Northbrook Covenant Church on Friday. She died June 9. Continue Reading »

As Wildfires Rage, Covenanters Reach Out

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (June 13, 2013) – Raging wildfires have forced several members of Evangelical Covenant Church congregations to evacuate their homes but so far, no property damage or injuries have been reported, says Tammy Swanson-Draheim, Midwest Conference superintendent. Continue Reading »