Training Offered on Helping Domestic Violence Victims

CHICAGO, IL (August 22, 2012) – Trainings to educate participants on how they can minister to victims of domestic violence will be offered in September in Portland, Oregon, and in October in Seattle, Washington. Continue Reading »

Hot Rod Charity Show to Benefit Hospice of Emanuel

TURLOCK, CA (August 21, 2012) – The Kool Kars for Charity hot rod show will take place September 15, raising money to benefit Hospice of Emanuel and the Parent Resource Center in Modesto. Continue Reading »

Kids for Congo Registrations Moving at Fast Pace

By Stan Friedman

GEMENA, DR CONGO (August 20, 2012) – Since beginning their work less than three months ago, volunteers already have registered 12,000 children for the Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision project. Continue Reading »

Taiwan Experience Gives New Meaning to ‘Retirement’

NORTHBROOK, IL (August 17, 2012) – Numerous children in a school in Taiwan have been learning English, thanks in part to a program at Covenant Village of Northbrook that made it financially possible for resident Robert Poor to put his education skills to good use and teach at a camp operated by a Taiwan Evangelical Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

Congregation Experiences Growth Along Vitality Pathway

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (August 16, 2012) – Editor’s note: The following article appears in the summer issue of the e-publication Imprints produced by the Northwest Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC). Continue Reading »

Live Congo Broadcast Cancelled

CHICAGO, IL (August 15, 2012) – Plans to broadcast a live interview from the Democratic Republic of Congo later today had to be scrapped due to logistical incompatibilities in accessing an adequate Internet connection in Gemena. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Local Church Initiatives Making Headlines

CHICAGO, IL (August 14, 2012) – Local Evangelical Covenant Church congregations capture the attention of their local news media from time as they serve their communities through a variety of ministries. Following are a few of the more recent examples. Continue Reading »

75th Anniversary Mission Celebration Under Way in Congo

By Stan Friedman

KARAWA, DR CONGO (August 13, 2012) – More than 8,700 Congolese men, women, and children gathered Sunday for nearly seven hours on an open field nicknamed “Times Square” to celebrate 75 years of Evangelical Covenant Church ministry in Congo. Continue Reading »

CHET Offers Summer Courses for First Time

By Don Meyer

COMPTON, CA (August 13, 2012) – Classes may adjourn for the summer months on many campuses around the country, but not so on the campus of CHET (Centro Hispano de Estudios Teologicos), where for the first time in its history, summer classes are being offered. Continue Reading »

Middle East: Overcoming Hate with Love of Christ

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (August 10, 2012) – Labib Madanat captivated worshipers at the 2012 Annual Meeting when he preached on pursuing peace in the Middle East. He told them that he was the coordinator of the Palestinian/Israeli Bible Society, but he did not tell about how the vicious killing of a friend had threatened his faith and his life’s work. Continue Reading »