Posts tagged ‘Central’

Funeral Service Set for Donald B. Krause

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (February 14, 2012) – A funeral service for retired Evangelical Covenant Church minister Donald B. Krause, 86, will be conducted at 2 p.m. on February 25 at Salem Covenant Church in New Brighton, Minnesota. He died February 7. Continue Reading »

Funeral Service Conducted for Earl Towner

BARNES, WI (February 13, 2012) – A funeral service for retired Evangelical Covenant Church chaplain Earl Towner, 70, was conducted at Barnes Community Church on Saturday. He died Wednesday. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Justice Summit, Fund-Raising Cook-off

North Park to Host Justice Summit and Chicago Reload

CHICAGO, IL (February 9, 2012) – North Park University will host Justice Summit and Chicago Reload on March 23-24. The event combines Chicago Reload, an annual event for urban youth workers, with a new Justice Summit. Continue Reading »

Memorial Service February 4 for June Bjorklund

NORTHBROOK, IL (January 24, 2012) – A memorial service for June (Tournell) Bjorklund will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 4, at Northbrook Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

Memorial Service Pending for June Bjorklund

NORTHBROOK, IL (January 13, 2012) – A memorial service is pending for June (Tournell) Bjorklund, 90, who died Thursday. She was the widow of Clifford Bjorklund, whose ministry included serving as Secretary of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

Accessibility Grants Available for Chicago-Area Churches

CHICAGO, IL (January 11, 2012) – The Retirement Research Foundation has announced its 2012 Accessible Faith Grant Program that provides funding to assist houses of worship in the Chicago area to make accessibility improvements to their facilities. Continue Reading »

SCH Medical Pavilion Work Remains on Schedule

CHICAGO, IL (January 4, 2012) – Work is proceeding on schedule for the new Foster Medical Pavilion on the campus of Swedish Covenant Hospital, which is scheduled to open this summer. Continue Reading »

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 »