Gilbreath Nominated for Executive Minister of Communications

CHICAGO, IL (May 13, 2013) – Ed Gilbreath will be presented to the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) Annual Meeting as the nominee to serve as the next executive minister of the Department of Communication. Continue Reading »

Boston Marathon Runner: Why Me and Not Others?

By Stan Friedman

ALEXANDRIA, MN (May 10, 2013) – Investigators into the Boston Marathon bombings continue to seek answers internationally to questions about the crime, but Covenanter Julie Miller, who crossed the finish line some 15 minutes before the explosions, has her own questions – for God and herself. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Virtual Prayer, Battling Bacteria, 50-Year ‘Reunion’

Covenanter Designs App for Intercessory Prayer

BELLINGHAM, WA (May 9, 2013) – Dusty Gulleson, a member of Bellingham Covenant Church, has designed a free iPhone application call “Ora,” which is Latin for prayer. Continue Reading »

Celebration of Life Service Set for Larry Sherman

DETROIT, MI (May 8, 2013) – A Celebration of Life service will be conducted this coming Saturday, May 11, for Larry Sherman, associate superintendent of the Great Lakes Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC), who died Tuesday aboard a flight from Nashville, Tennessee, to Detroit, Michigan. Continue Reading »

Boston, CAR Violence Top Most-Read List

CHICAGO, IL (May 7, 2013) – Stories about Covenanters caught up in violent circumstances were among the most-read Covenant News Service articles during the month of April. Continue Reading »

JPUSA Sells Bulk of Cornerstone Property

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (May 6, 2013) – Jesus People USA Covenant Church (JPUSA) recently sold a majority of the 670 acres of its property in Bushnell, Illinois – where tens of thousands of people once attended Cornerstone festivals – in order to advance other areas of ministry. Continue Reading »

Conference to Add Two Part-time Staff Positions

By Stan Friedman

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (May 2, 2013) – Two new part-time staff positions will enable the Northwest Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church to better serve its ministers and live out its broader mission priorities, says Superintendent Mark Stromberg. Continue Reading »

Celebration of Life Service May 10 for Albert Josephson

SURREY, BC (May 2, 2013) – A Celebration of Life memorial service will be conducted Friday, May 10, for Albert Josephson, 88, who died Tuesday. The date and time of the service reflects a change – the original published notice called for the service to be conducted on Saturday. Continue Reading »

Services Pending for Albert Josephson

SURREY, BC (May 1, 2013) – Albert Josephson is being remembered today as one of the “pillars” of the Evangelical Covenant Church of Canada, where he served as pastor and superintendent. Continue Reading »

Truth, Love Faith: 100 Years of Minnehaha Values

By Stan Friedman

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (April 30, 2013) – Minnehaha Academy’s uncompromising pursuit of truth, love for students, and the integration of faith have been hallmarks of the school’s first 100 years and will continue to be so in the future. Continue Reading »