Posts tagged ‘Great Lakes’

Picture Worth More Than a Thousand Words

DETROIT, MI (July 19, 2011) – Editor’s note: This story was taken from a blog post about a family that received dental treatment – and more – at one of Community Covenant Care’s permanent sites, during the citywide Everyone a Chance to Hear (EACH) campaign. It has been slightly modified. Continue Reading »

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 »

Funeral Service Conducted for Bonnie Gelaude

HIGHLAND, MI (July 12, 2011) – A funeral service was conducted Monday for Bonnie (Loop) Gelaude, 60, wife of Ronald C. Gelaude, pastor of Connexions Covenant Church in Dexter, Michigan. Continue Reading »

Services Pending for Bonnie Gelaude

DEXTER, MI (July 8, 2011) – Services are pending for Bonnie Gelaude, wife of Connexions Covenant Church Pastor Ron Gelaude. She died Thursday night. 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 »

Two Covenant Youth Honored for Contributions

GRAND RAPIDS, MI (June 2, 2011) – Caledonia High School always honors only one student with its Principal’s Award for leadership, but the school’s top administrator couldn’t decide between two students, so he presented it to Samuel Ernest and Gretchen Mortenson, both attendees of Thornapple Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

Church in Arab Muslim Area Reaches Out

DEARBORN, MI (May 19, 2011) – Dearborn Covenant Church will host two mission training conferences this summer to help Christians share the gospel with Muslims.

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News Received of Paul Bjorklund’s Death

MERCER ISLAND (April 13, 2011) – Retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Paul Bjorklund, 94, died March 23. Continue Reading »

Two Congregations Find Similarities Outweigh Differences

By Stan Friedman

DETROIT, MI (April 8, 2011) – In Fall 2009, the leadership of the Covenant Church of Cheboygan began looking for ways the church could serve outside their small rural community and beyond the boundaries of their comfort zone. They also decided to tithe on the money raised for a construction project and use it to help a fledgling congregation. Continue Reading »

Memorial Service Set for Elaine Swanson

JAMESTOWN, NY (April 6, 2011) – A memorial service for Elaine (Ringbloom) Swanson, 89, widow of former Great Lakes Superintendent Harry Swanson, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Covenant Church. She died Saturday. Continue Reading »