Posts tagged ‘Central’

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 »

Funeral Service Saturday for M. Randolph Thompson

CALUMET PARK, IL (July 26, 2011) – A funeral service for M. Randolph Thompson, 55, senior pastor of Community Covenant Church, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. Continue Reading »

From Homeless to Hopeful – Life Now Back on Track

GRAYSLAKE, IL (July 25, 2011) – As a teenager, Teresa Williams was forced to care for her younger siblings because of their parents’ alcoholism and mental illness. Her plans to attend college fell by the wayside. Continue Reading »

Services Pending for M. Randolph Thompson

CALUMET PARK, IL (July 22, 2011) – Services are pending for M. Randolph Thompson, 55, senior pastor of Community Covenant Church. He died Thursday night.

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Memorial Service Planned for Elaine Ahlstedt

SPRING VALLEY, CA (July 18, 2011) – A memorial service is being planned for Elaine (Lundstrom) Ahlstedt, 91, widow of Evangelical Covenant Church minister Jerome Ahlstedt. No date has been set. Continue Reading »

Climbing Wall Added to Covenant Harbor Bible Camp

LAKE GENEVA, WI (July 13, 2011) – Obtaining the new indoor climbing wall for Covenant Harbor Bible Camp took several years and some unforeseen twists that saved the camp at least $120,000, says Executive Director Ray Warren. The wall completes the Jackson Family Activity Center. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Sports, Camps, Multicultural Ministry

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (June 16, 2011) – Nearly 300 residents of North Minneapolis whose neighborhood was heavily damaged by a deadly May 23 tornado were inspired by Vikings coach Leslie Frazier, who spoke to them at an event sponsored through Sanctuary Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

Churches Helping Families Threatened with Deportation

CHICAGO, IL (June 14, 2011) – Four Evangelical Covenant churches have formed the North Side Family Support Network to help families threatened with deportation. Continue Reading »