Posts tagged ‘Health Care’

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 »

Clinic Delivers Mobile Healthcare to Detroit

By Stan Friedman

DETROIT, MI (July 20, 2011) – Covenant Community Care’s (CCC) mobile medical and dental units served more than 3,000 people since mid-April, when the project was launched in conjunction with a citywide evangelistic outreach. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Covenant Heights to Dedicate Pavilion during the Feast

ESTES PARK, CO (June 9, 2011) – Covenant Heights Camp and Retreat Center will dedicate their new pavilion as part of the annual Big Sunday celebration June 26. Festivities begin at 2 p.m.

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Covenant Institutions Received More Than $500,000 in Tax Credits

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (June 7, 2011) – Evangelical Covenant Church congregations and institutions received more than $500,000 by taking advantage of a new tax credit, Controller Elliott Johnson said this morning. Continue Reading »

Outbreaks Still Plague Congolese, Missionaries Offer Help

GEMENA, DR CONGO (May 11, 2011) – Fighting diseases that have largely been wiped out in developed countries continues to be a focus of Evangelical Covenant Church missionaries here.

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CD Proceeds Benefit Maternal Healthcare Worldwide

SEATTLE, WA (May 4, 2011) – Sandy Nelson, a member of First Covenant Church here, designed the cover for “Every Mother Counts,” a CD featuring major artists to benefit maternal healthcare around the world. Continue Reading »

Health Care Tax Credit Could Help Some Churches

CHICAGO, IL (April 28, 2011) – Some local Evangelical Covenant churches may benefit from a new small employer health care tax credit designed to provide financial relief to qualifying churches that provide health benefits from their denominational benefit program. Continue Reading »

Bethany Benefit Offers Special Open Enrollment Period

CHICAGO, IL (April 5, 2011) – A special mid-year enrollment period has been approved that will allow qualified individuals to apply for medical insurance coverage through Bethany Benefit Service, it was announced today. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Covenanters Making Headlines

CHICAGO, IL (March 18, 2011) – Swedish Covenant Hospital has the highest rate of new mothers who breastfeed than any other hospital in the Chicago area, according to a report released by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Continue Reading »

Haiti: How to Sustain Rebuilding Effort

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (March 18, 2011) – Editor’s note: This report is the last in a week-long series of articles written by Stan Friedman, news editor for Covenant News Service, who spent five days accompanying a five-member medical team from the United States providing care to Haiti residents during a two-week volunteer mission. Continue Reading »