Posts tagged ‘Central’

Call of God Can Go in Unexpected Directions

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (August 30, 2011) – While president of the Evangelical Covenant Church, Glenn Palmberg met frequently with politicians in Washington D.C. to make sure they remembered the poor when making policy decisions. He had hoped to continue similar work in the nation’s capital after he retired in 2008. Continue Reading »

Closer Look at the Naperville Experience

NAPERVILLE, IL (August 30, 2011) – The t-shirts worn by the members of Naperville Covenant Church read, “It’s criminal to ignore a neighbor in need, but compassion for the poor, what a blessing.” Continue Reading »

Record Fall Enrollment at North Park University

CHICAGO, IL (August 29, 2011) – North Park University President David Parkyn encouraged new students to “find your voice” as the university opened the 2011-2012 academic year during its annual “Welcome Convocation” last Wednesday. Continue Reading »

Two Services Planned for Worth Vernon Hodgin

MERCER ISLAND, WA (August 25, 2011) – Two services have been scheduled for retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Worth Vernon Hodgin who died last Saturday, August 20, in Mercer Island. Continue Reading »

Funeral Service Friday for Sigrid Nelson

ROCKFORD, IL (August 24, 2011) – A funeral service will be conducted on Friday for Sigrid Nelson, widow of deceased Evangelical Covenant pastor Robert H. Nelson, who died Monday at The Holmstad in Batavia. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Covenanters Making Headlines

Free Workshop for Town and Country Leaders

ALEXANDRIA, MN (August 23, 2011) – The Town and Country Commission will sponsor a free leadership workshop October 9-10. It will precede the Ministerial Association Retreat. Continue Reading »

New Building Changing Landscape Around SCH

CHICAGO, IL (August 18, 2011) – The skyline along Foster Avenue heading east near California Avenue is undergoing a dramatic transformation as the new Swedish Covenant Hospital Foster Medical Pavilion takes shape. Continue Reading »

Pilot Hispanic Training Program Well Received

CHICAGO, IL (August 12, 2011) – North Park University recently served as the host site to celebrate a groundbreaking CBCIPE (Colegio Biblico CIPE) program that trains Hispanic young people through a School of Leadership and Discipleship. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Old Building Burned, Haiti Volunteers Needed

SALEM, SD (August 12, 2011) – The Salem Volunteer Fire Department conducted a controlled burn of the former Evangelical Covenant Church building early Sunday morning. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Cardinal George to Lecture, Youth Help Following Fire

CHICAGO, IL (August 8, 2011) – Francis Cardinal George, Archbishop of Chicago, will present the 11th Annual Kermit Zarley Lecture at North Park University on October 11. Continue Reading »