Posts tagged ‘Newsmakers’

Magazine Honors Pastor for 21st Century Church Vision

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (October 18, 2010) – Cities Metro, a major local lifestyle publication, has named First Covenant Church pastor Dan Collison as one of the Metro 100 “compendium of people, places and things making a positive impact right here.” Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Covenanters Making Headlines

BUFFALO, NY (October 15, 2010) – The Buffalo Covenant Church recently hosted the first annual Trooper Mattice Memorial Run in memory of their former member. Jill Mattice was killed in January when her car collided with a tractor-trailer. Continue Reading »

Covenant Blogger Honored With ‘Eclectic Blog’ Award

CHICAGO, IL (October 13, 2010) – Jen Karsbaek, an office assistant in the Evangelical Covenant Church Department of Christian Formation, has been recognized for having the best eclectic book blog as part of Book Appreciation Week activities. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Covenanters Making Headlines

MENOMINIE, WI (October 12, 2010) – News briefs are short takes on activities involving Covenant churches, individuals and other institutions, shared as the information becomes available. Continue Reading »

Spokane Police Investigating Pastor’s Death

SPOKANE, WA (October 8, 2010) – Spokane Police are investigating the death of former Evangelical Covenant Church pastor David W. Thorin, 71, who died September 18. Continue Reading »

Zambikes a Finalist in World Challenge Competition

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA (October 7, 2010) – Newsweek and BBC World News have announced that Zambikes, a bicycle manufacturing business in Zambia co-founded by a 25-year-old member of Clairemont Covenant Church, is one of five finalists in the media companies’ World Challenge competition. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Covenanters Making Headlines

ROCKFORD, IL (September 20, 2010) – Broadway Covenant Church held a rededication ceremony one week ago Sunday as they celebrated the renovation and expansion of their nearly 60-year-old building. Continue Reading »

‘Facebook Pastor’ Teams with Celebrities to Help Orphans

ATLANTA, GA (September 17, 2010) – An auction started by Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Shaun King has attracted the participation of entertainment’s top celebrities and raised more than $100,000 in pledges just 24 hours after it was launched on Wednesday. Continue Reading »

Colorado Fire Destroys Covenant Family’s Home

BOULDER, CO (September 14, 2010) – The house of a family who attends New Day Covenant Church was destroyed by a wildfire that spread through the area last week, but other members who had been under mandatory evacuation were allowed to return to their homes, Pastor Doug White said Sunday night. Continue Reading »

Covenant Deeply Involved in Christian Development Conference

CHICAGO, IL (September 8, 2010) – The Evangelical Covenant Church and North Park University are among the sponsors of the Christian Community Development Association’s (CCDA) national conference being held this week in Chicago. Continue Reading »