CWR Unable to Use Campbell’s Soup Labels

CHICAGO, IL (January 31, 2013) – Covenant World Relief (CWR) will no longer use the familiar red and white soup can labels based on the Campbell Soup Company’s product line for its fall campaign because the company has asked the ministry to desist. Continue Reading »

Links: What Covenanters are Talking About Online

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (January 31, 2013) – Many Covenanters routinely share links to social media articles and videos with one another that Covenant News Service believes may be of interest to others. Following is a sample of those submissions – their inclusion does not represent an endorsement of any views expressed. Continue Reading »

Funeral Service Saturday for Teofisto Nelson C. Gaurano

CHICAGO, IL (January 29, 2013) – A funeral service for Teofisto Nelson C. Gaurano, pastor of Community Evangelical Covenant Church, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at Immanuel Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

Minnehaha Academy to Celebrate 100th Year in April

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (January 29, 2013) – Delegates to the Northwest Conference annual meeting on April 25-27 will celebrate the centennial anniversary of Minnehaha Academy, where the gathering will be held. Continue Reading »

Covenant Church Featured in Detroit Article

DETROIT, MI (January 28, 2013) – The work of Citadel of Faith Covenant Church to transform this city is among those highlighted in a lengthy featured published by Christianity Today. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Conference Identity Pieces, Health Dialogue

Conferences Get ‘New Look,’ Facebook page

CONCORD, CA (January 28, 2013) – The Pacific Southwest Conference has a new logo. The colorful overlapping circles represent the mosaic of diverse churches in the conference. Continue Reading »

Flu Season Brings Changes in Communion, Greetings

CHICAGO, IL (January 25, 2013) – Some Evangelical Covenant Church congregations have changed the way they celebrate communion or interact with one another – sometimes with humor – in response to the nationwide flu outbreak. Continue Reading »

Applicants Sought for CMJ Ministry Initiatives Director

CHICAGO, IL (January 25, 2013) – The Evangelical Covenant Church is accepting nominations for the position of director of ministry initiatives for the Department of Compassion, Mercy, and Justice (CMJ). Continue Reading »

Actions, Words Speak to Power of Forgiveness

By Stan Friedman

BEMIDJI, MN (January 23, 2013) – Darrell Auginash, a member of Bemidji Covenant Church, wants other First Nations people – the Anishinaabe Ojibwe (or Chippewa) – to forgive the United States government and others whose duplicity and racism led to so many deaths and continues to inflict trauma to this day. Continue Reading »

This Unique School Provides No Grades – Just ‘Narratives’

By Stan Friedman

DETROIT, MI (January 22, 2013) – Mark Van Andel admits he was a bit unsure when he enrolled his children in what is now the Charlotte Mason Community School (CMCS). They didn’t give grades, but provided “narratives” instead. Continue Reading »