Posts tagged ‘East Coast’

Renting Schools to Churches – Controversy Continues

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (August 17, 2011) – A recent decision by the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in New York has re-ignited discussion on the constitutionality of public schools renting their facilities to churches. Continue Reading »

Pilgrim Pines Seeks Development Director

SWANZEY, NH (August 5, 2011) – Pilgrim Pines Conference Center is seeking candidates for the position of development director. The camp is a year-round ministry of the East Coast Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church, providing a Christian environment for families, retreats, conferences, youth camps, and worship gatherings. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Celebration, Soup Kitchen and Multicultural Outreach

FORT COLLINS, CO (August 4, 2011) – The Evangelical Covenant Church of Fort Collins will celebrate its 30th anniversary August 27-28 with a worship workshop Saturday morning the 27th and a banquet and concert the 28th. Dinner will be at 5 p.m., and the concert will start at 6:30 p.m. on the 28th. Continue Reading »

Youth Groups Prep New Dining Room for Homeless

NEW ROCHELLE, NY (July 22, 2011) – Homeless and low-income residents here will soon have a nicer place to eat on Saturday nights thanks in large part to two youth groups from across the country who assisted New York Covenant Church in preparing a new dining room. Continue Reading »

Funeral Service Conducted for Sandra Mosby

BRONX, NY (July 21, 2011) – A funeral service for Sandra (Smalls) Mosby, widow of Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Jerry Mosby, was conducted Tuesday evening at Fellowship Covenant Church. She died July 14. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Russian Pastor at Camp, Ministry in Mexico

PLEASANT HILL, CA (July 18, 2011) – For the past two years, Hope Center Covenant Church in Pleasant Hill has hosted approximately 80 international college students for dinner each Friday evening. They do so in partnership with several other churches in the Diablo Valley. Each evening also includes games and a faith-based message. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Community Service, Helping Cancer Patient

SANFORD, ME (July 12, 2011) — At the invitation of the local Evergreen Covenant Church, 33 counselors from Camp Squanto in West Swanzey, New Hampshire, visited Sanford for a day of team-building and community service last month. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Church Fire, Student Honored, Romanian Relief

GRAND RAPIDS, MI (June 20, 2011) – A fire last Tuesday caused $600,000 in damage to a church building that at one time served as home to Mission Covenant Church. 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 »

First Tornado, Then Heat – What’s Next?

SPRINGFIELD, MA (June 13, 2011) – For the second time in less than two weeks, the Evangelical Covenant Church has been helping local residents trying to cope with weather that has killed several people in the area. Continue Reading »