Minnehaha Boys Win First State Basketball Title

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (March 26, 2013) – Minnehaha Academy captured its first-ever Class 2A boys’ basketball state championship on Saturday with a last-second defensive stop that preserved the 56-54 victory over Litchfield. Continue Reading »

CAR Violence Forces Missionaries into Cameroon

GAMBOULA, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (March 26, 2013) – Evangelical Covenant Church missionaries Roy and Aleta Danforth as well Josh and Lori Shinar and their families are safe in Yaounde, Cameroon, after fleeing Gamboula on Sunday due to intense fighting between government and rebel forces in parts of the country. Continue Reading »

Covenant Kids Congo Focus of Summer Camps Project

CHICAGO, IL (March 25, 2013) – The Association of Covenant Camps and Conference Centers has chosen Covenant Kids Congo as their mission project for the summer. Continue Reading »

Boston Marathoner Running for Camp Scholarships

SWANZEY, NH (March 22, 2013) – David Cairns, executive director of Pilgrim Pines Conference Center, is running the 26.2 Boston Marathon to raise $12,445, which would cover the cost of sending 26.2 children to camp. Continue Reading »

Covenant Water Projects Highlight World Water Day

CHICAGO, IL (March 22, 2013) – A number of clean water projects sponsored by the Evangelical Covenant Church and its affiliated ministries are providing a source of safe water for people living in various parts of the world and serve as a fitting tribute in honor of World Water Day, which is observed each year on this day, March 22. Continue Reading »

Reorganization Highlights Executive Board Agenda

By Gary Walter

CHICAGO, IL (March 21, 2013) – The Executive Board of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) covered an ambitious agenda during its recently completed spring meeting. One highlight was to set in motion an internal reorganization of Covenant Offices. Continue Reading »

Faith House: An Opportunity to Encounter God

By Stan Friedman

MOUNT VERNON, WA (March 20, 2013) – Faith House, a recovery ministry for women headed by two Evangelical Covenant Church ministers, has a permanent home, thanks to a newly awarded $180,000 grant by the MJ Murdock Charitable Trust. Continue Reading »

Blog Offers Biblical Gender Equality Insights, Resources

CHICAGO, IL (March 19, 2013) – Why are women leaving the church in greater numbers than men? Continue Reading »

‘Tips’ from Free Music Downloads to DR Congo Work

PORTLAND, OR (March 18, 2013) – The deadline is fast approaching for free online downloads of five albums from singer-songwriter Josh Garrels to benefit World Relief International’s work in Democratic Republic of Congo. Continue Reading »

U.S. News Honors Seven CRC Nursing Facilities

SKOKIE, IL (March 18, 2013) – Nursing facilities at seven Covenant Retirement Communities received a five-star rating – the highest possible – in U.S. News & World Report’s fifth annual “Best Nursing Homes” report. Continue Reading »