Posts tagged ‘Central’

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 »

Spiritual Direction Center Named in Honor of Weborg

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (August 3, 2011) – The C. John Weborg Center for Spiritual Direction was named, not only in honor of the longtime professor of theology at North Park Theological Seminary (NPTS), but also to celebrate what God has done through his life and ministry, speakers told the 230 people who gathered at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare Hotel on Saturday night. Continue Reading »

U.S. News Rankings Recognize Swedish Covenant Hospital

CHICAGO, IL (July 28, 2011) – Swedish Covenant Hospital has received national recognition in the just-released U.S. News & World Report hospital rankings for 2011-2012. Continue Reading »