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Covenant Offices Closed on Good Friday

CHICAGO, IL (March 28, 2013) – Offices of the Evangelical Covenant Church will be closed tomorrow, Friday, in observance of Good Friday. Continue Reading »

Bronx School 6th Graders Snag Top Tech Honor

By Stan Friedman

NEW YORK, NY (March 28, 2013) – Bronx Academy of Promise charter school, founded in part by two ministers who planted Promised Land Covenant Church, is one of 10 schools in the country to win a $10,000 grant, thanks to a team of sixth graders who created a mobile app – Quest Math – that helps students increase their speed in basic math by playing a mythology-themed game. Continue Reading »

Register Now for CKC, 30-Hour Famine WebEx Event

CHICAGO, IL (March 28, 2013) – A WebEx conversation on how churches can connect the Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision (CKC) initiative with World Vision’s 30-Hour Famine will take place at 2 p.m. CST Tuesday Continue Reading »

Covenant Pastor to Appear on CBS Sunday Morning Show

WASHINGTON, D.C (March 27, 2013) – Evangelical Covenant Church minister Peter Chin and his ministry with Peace Fellowship Church, which seeks to build a bridge between the frequently fractured relationships of African and Asian Americans, will be the focus of a feature to be broadcast on CBS Sunday Morning this week. Continue Reading »

CCDA National Conference Discounts Available

CHICAGO, IL (March 27, 2013) – The Evangelical Covenant Church has a limited number of discounted registrations available for the Christian Community Development Association National Conference, which will be held September 11-14 in New Orleans. Continue Reading »

Minnehaha Boys Win First State Basketball Title

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (March 26, 2013) – Minnehaha Academy captured its first-ever Class 2A boys’ basketball state championship on Saturday with a last-second defensive stop that preserved the 56-54 victory over Litchfield. Continue Reading »

CAR Violence Forces Missionaries into Cameroon

GAMBOULA, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (March 26, 2013) – Evangelical Covenant Church missionaries Roy and Aleta Danforth as well Josh and Lori Shinar and their families are safe in Yaounde, Cameroon, after fleeing Gamboula on Sunday due to intense fighting between government and rebel forces in parts of the country. Continue Reading »

Covenant Kids Congo Focus of Summer Camps Project

CHICAGO, IL (March 25, 2013) – The Association of Covenant Camps and Conference Centers has chosen Covenant Kids Congo as their mission project for the summer. Continue Reading »

Boston Marathoner Running for Camp Scholarships

SWANZEY, NH (March 22, 2013) – David Cairns, executive director of Pilgrim Pines Conference Center, is running the 26.2 Boston Marathon to raise $12,445, which would cover the cost of sending 26.2 children to camp. Continue Reading »

Covenant Water Projects Highlight World Water Day

CHICAGO, IL (March 22, 2013) – A number of clean water projects sponsored by the Evangelical Covenant Church and its affiliated ministries are providing a source of safe water for people living in various parts of the world and serve as a fitting tribute in honor of World Water Day, which is observed each year on this day, March 22. Continue Reading »