Briefs: Unity Concert, Prayer Chain, New Camp Director

Whitehall Covenant Sponsors Big Daddy Weave Concert

WHITEHALL, MI (January 14, 2012) – Whitehall Covenant Church will host a concert for community unity featuring Christian band Big Daddy Weave at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Montague Fine Arts Center. The church’s youth band HI5 also will perform. Continue Reading »

New CovEvents App Available – Free!

CHICAGO, IL (January 14, 2013) – A new mobile application – CovEvents – will enable users to easily access information about Evangelical Covenant Church events such as the upcoming Midwinter Conference, Annual Meeting, and Triennial. Continue Reading »

Memorial Service Conducted for Sue Enns

SAN DIEGO, CA (January 11, 2013) – A memorial service for Sue Enns, 88, wife of retired Evangelical Covenant missionary Marlan Enns, was conducted January 5 at Mount Miguel Covenant Village. She died January 2. Continue Reading »

Engebretson, Johnson Shifting Roles

CHICAGO, IL (January 11, 2013) – Donn Engebretson, executive vice president of the Evangelical Covenant Church since 2001, is shifting responsibilities to a newly created role as director for Global Advancement. Continue Reading »

Covenant Kids Congo Passes 3,000 Sponsorship Mark

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (January 11, 2013) – More than 3,000 children have been sponsored through the Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision initiative, says Reesheda Washington, the project’s leader. Continue Reading »

How One Life-Changing Event Changes Life Forever

ST. LOUIS, MO (January 10, 2013) – Dennis Carlson knew that when he helped some of the 16,000 attendees to the Urbana 2012 conference cross the street to get to the Edward Jones Dome, he was helping them on a path that will help them change lives of people around the world. Continue Reading »

Nominations Open for T.W. Anderson Award

CHICAGO, IL (January 10, 2013) – Nominations are now being accepted for the Theodore (T.W.) Anderson Award, given each year by the Evangelical Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

Lilly Grant to Explore Financing Theological Education

CHICAGO (January 9, 2013) – North Park Theological Seminary recently was awarded a three-year, $250,000 grant by Lilly Endowment Inc. to address ways to reduce burdens of student educational debt, develop financial education programs, and explore creative ideas to finance theological education. Continue Reading »

Novel Approach Raises $1 Million for Storm Victims

NEW YORK, NY (January 7, 2013) – The three organizers of a unique “Amazon Bridal Registry” that raised more than $1 million to benefit Hurricane Sandy relief hope the idea will be a model for other charitable giving. Continue Reading »

Covenant Church of Kenya Leader Murdered

KITENGALA, KENYA (January 7, 2013) – Mathew Mchana Tumu, who served as the national treasurer of the Covenant Church of Kenya, was murdered Friday by thieves who stole two goats. Continue Reading »