Prayers Offered in Support of Shooting Victims

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (December 14, 2012) – Members of Evangelical Covenant churches held impromptu prayer meetings in response to today’s fatal shootings at the Sandy Hill Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut. Continue Reading »

Advice on Helping Children in Times of Tragedy

CHICAGO, IL (December 14, 2012) – News of the mass killings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, will cause a whirlwind of emotions in children just as it does for adults, says Steve Burger, director of adult, children, and family ministries of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

Covenant Cares: One Gift Can Change a Life

CHICAGO, IL (December 13, 2012) – A recovering drug addict who attends Bay Area Christian Connection (BACC), an Evangelical Covenant Church in Oakland, California, collected money from homeless men to benefit Covenant Cares. Continue Reading »

CHET Graduates Largest Class Ever

GARDENIA, CA (December 12, 2012) – The largest graduating class ever from Centro Hispano de Estudios Teologicos (CHET) received their diplomas during ceremonies at Taller del Alfarero Cristiano Covenant Church on Saturday. Continue Reading »

Briefs: ‘Take-Out’ Christmas, NPU Basketball Broadcasts

‘Take-Out Christmas’ Assists Needy Individuals

NAPERVILLE, IL (December 12, 2012) – Naperville Covenant Church held its first “Take-Out Christmas” on Sunday afternoon that included refreshments, live music, projects to help the needy – and a box to bring home containing the names of the individuals supported through their activities. Continue Reading »

New Enabling Residence to Open in June

By Stan Friedman

GRAND RAPIDS, MI (December 11, 2012) – Construction of a second enabling residence on the campus of Covenant Village of the Great Lakes is expected to be completed in March 2013 and open to residents in June.

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Combined Worship Celebrates Denominational Ties

CHANDLER, AZ (December 10, 2012) – More than 100 people from Covenant congregations in Arizona and Nevada gathered recently at Hope Covenant Church for a barbecue followed by a combined worship service connecting participants with each other in a broad sense/new way. Continue Reading »

Four Couples Exchange Vows – A ‘First’ for CHET

RIVERSIDE, CA (December 10, 2012) – Four couples were married during a single ceremony at one of the Evangelical Covenant Church’s newest church plants last Saturday. Their walk down the aisle also was the next step in their discipleship journey. Continue Reading »

Artist Pledges CD Profits to Aid Covenant Kids Congo

GRANITE BAY, CA (December 7, 2012) – Lincoln Brewster, one of the most well-known worship artists, is donating all profits from his new Christmas CD, Joy to the World, and the accompanying concert tour to Covenant Kids Congo Powered by World Vision. Continue Reading »

A Christmas Play that Helps Feed Children at Home and in the Congo

SUMNER, WA (December 6, 2012) – The Christmas play at Faith Covenant Church will highlight the needs and hope for homeless children in their community as well as the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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