Posts tagged ‘Newsmakers’

Briefs: Leadership Conferences, AVA Training Session

NWC Sponsoring Two Leadership Conferences

FOREST LAKE, MN (October 8, 2012) – The Northwest Conference has two major leadership events scheduled in Minnesota in October and November. Continue Reading »

CHET Leaders Assist Congregation of Murder Victims

By Stan Friedman

RIVERSIDE, CA (August 31, 2012) – Ed Delgado, president of Centro Hispano de Estudios Teologicos (CHET), and Flor Graterol, the school’s chaplain, rushed to support the pastor of a church plant and his congregation Thursday after learning that a woman who had been attending the church was murdered along with her two young children earlier in the day. Continue Reading »

Washington Post Features Covenant Pastor’s Unique Cross-cultural Ministry

WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 31, 2012) – Covenant minister Peter Chin, a second-generation Korean American, and the largely African American congregation where he serves as interim pastor were highlighted on the front page of the Washington Post’s Metro section Saturday. Continue Reading »

Covenanter Takes Bronze in Swimming

LONDON, ENGLAND (August 30, 2012) – Paralympian Elizabeth Stone, whose family attends First Covenant Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, captured the bronze medal in the 100-meter butterfly today. Continue Reading »

Holmgren Inducted into Packers Hall of Fame

By John Brooks

GREEN BAY, WI (JULY 26, 2012) – The Green Bay Packers inducted former head coach Mike Holmgren into the Packers Hall of Fame on July 21. Holmgren, now the president of the Cleveland Browns, and his family, have been longtime members of the Evangelical Covenant Church and strong supporters of North Park University.

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Covenant Minister’s Work with Students Recognized

WEST PEABODY, MA (November 3, 2011) – Steve Cushing was bewildered during a recent worship service when his wife, Sharon, was called to the front of the sanctuary at West Peabody Community Covenant Church. Cushing, the chaplain at the New England Seafarer’s Mission, grew suspicious when Pastor Joel Anderle also invited three others: Continue Reading »

Faith in the Midst of Tragedy

By Stan Friedman

SLOAN, IA (October 1, 2011) – Volunteer firefighter Don Jorgensen was filling his car with gas before he drove to Westwood High School, where he teaches English, to help with a fundraiser. But then a phone call summoned him to a horrific two-vehicle head-on collision outside of town, near the town of Hornick. Continue Reading »

Hamming for Camera Paves Way to MTV Gig

By Stan Friedman

FRIDLEY, MN (August 5, 2011) – Lenay Dunn filmed a multitudinous number of goofy videos with her friends starting in middle school. Ted Olsen and his wife, Kim, noticed more than the silliness. Continue Reading »

Covenanter Wins Miss Minnesota Crown

By Stan Friedman

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (June 24, 2011) – Natalie Davis, a member of Dassel Covenant Church, was named Miss Minnesota last Saturday and will spend the next year promoting her platform – autism awareness. Continue Reading »

‘As a Child, I Knew My Brother Was Different’

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (June 24, 2011) – Editor’s note: The following was previously published on Natalie Davis’ website. Davis was recently crowned Miss Minnesota and will promote her platform of autism awareness. Continue Reading »