Posts tagged ‘Central’

Covenant Blogger Honored With ‘Eclectic Blog’ Award

CHICAGO, IL (October 13, 2010) – Jen Karsbaek, an office assistant in the Evangelical Covenant Church Department of Christian Formation, has been recognized for having the best eclectic book blog as part of Book Appreciation Week activities. Continue Reading »

Central Conference Seeks Historic Items

CHICAGO, IL (October 6, 2010) – The Central Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church will soon begin collecting visual items for a video to be shown during the 125th History Celebration and Conference Annual Meeting in the spring. Continue Reading »

Memorial Service Sunday for Lorraine Gibson

MISHAWAKA, IN (September 25, 2010) – A memorial service for former Evangelical Covenant Church missionary Lorraine (Nelson) Gibson, 88, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Evangelical Covenant Church here. She died September 19. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Covenanters Making Headlines

ROCKFORD, IL (September 20, 2010) – Broadway Covenant Church held a rededication ceremony one week ago Sunday as they celebrated the renovation and expansion of their nearly 60-year-old building. Continue Reading »

Congolese Refugee Excited About New Habitat Home

ROCKFORD, IL (September 9, 2010) – Congolese refugee Martha Kingambo says she is thrilled with the new Habitat for Humanity home built by First Covenant Church and Broadway Covenant Church, where she has attended for the past five years. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Covenanters Making Headlines

SAN DIEGO, CA (August 27, 2010) – Construction has begun on a new roofed basketball court in San Juan Laguna, Guatemala, thanks in part to Covenanters who helped Richard Paff raise $26,000 on his record-setting trek during which he shot a basket in each of the 48 states earlier this year. Continue Reading »

Funeral Service Held for Emmet W. Swanson

ROCKFORD, IL (August 25, 2010) – A funeral service for retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Emmet W. Swanson, 91, was held at 11 a.m. Monday at Broadway Covenant Church. He died August 18. Continue Reading »

Depressing Vacation Leads Pastor to New Mission Focus

CALUMET PARK, IL (August 20, 2010) – Ethel Davis still remembers the day in 2001 when she left the comforts of her hotel room in Kingston, Jamaica, to participate in a guided tour around the rest of the island with other tourists. Continue Reading »

Donation of Chairs Considered ‘A God Thing’

CHAMPAIGN, IL (August 11, 2010) – The pastor of Berean Covenant Church, Willie Comer, says he is excited his congregation is putting feet to their faith during unusual outreaches, but he also is grateful that the members can sit during worship services thanks to the generosity of Batavia Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

Berean VBS Photos

CHAMPAIGN, IL (August 11, 2010) – Following are moments captured on camera during Berean’s special VBS program at a local housing project. Continue Reading »