Posts tagged ‘Central’

Hand-sewn Dresses Assist Anti-Slave Initiative

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (January 3, 2012) – “Pillowcase dresses” sewn by women in the Central Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church could mean the difference between whether or not an impoverished girl in another country is kidnapped to become a slave. Continue Reading »

Covenant Youth ‘Pure Gold’ in World Competition

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND (December 1, 2011) – It was a rock solid performance by Garret Waterstradt that won him a gold medal during world tumbling and trampoline competition last week in Birmingham, England. Continue Reading »

Seeing Pain, Struggle, Hope Through Artist’s Eyes

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (November 28, 2011) – Rita Lindholm laid in her bed at Swedish Covenant Hospital telling Elizabeth Ahlem how grateful she was to have been surrounded her entire life with the love of family, friends, and her church community. Continue Reading »

New Program Helps Youth Acquire Business Skills

CHICAGO, IL (November 23, 2011) – Sixty high school students are learning computer technology and entrepreneurship through a two-year program The House Covenant Church began this fall. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Spiritual Direction, Tutoring Program

Spiritual Direction Focus of Call-In Café

CHICAGO, IL (November 15, 2011) – “Everything You Wanted to Know About Spiritual Direction” will be the topic of the Department of Christian Formation’s Call-In Café on Thursday. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Pastor Honored, Art and Illness Explored

City Honors Pastor for Civic Contributions

BROOKLYN PARK, MN (October 31, 2011) – The Mayor’s Good Citizen Award was presented last week to Steve Larson, pastor of Redeemer Covenant Church, during the City Council meeting. Continue Reading »

Churches Seek to Assist Undocumented Immigrants

CHICAGO, IL (October 29, 2011) – Resurrection Covenant Church has declared itself an “Immigrant Welcoming Congregation.” Continue Reading »

Briefs: CWR Resources, Meals for the Hungry

CWR Fall Campaign Materials Available

CHICAGO, IL (October 13, 2011) – Covenant World Relief has mailed new materials for its fall campaign to each of the more than 800 Evangelical Covenant churches in North America. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Helping Unemployed, Camp Challenge, 9/11 Reflection

Church Starts Support Group For Unemployed

OAK LAWN, IL (September 12, 2011) – Trinity Evangelical Covenant Church will start a weekly networking and support group to help people who are out of work. Continue Reading »

Vikings Soccer Upends Dominican, Football Team Wins

CHICAGO, IL (September 9, 2011) – North Park University’s men’s soccer and football teams posted impressive victories this past weekend. Meanwhile, the women’s soccer and volleyball teams struggled. Continue Reading »