Posts tagged ‘North Pacific’

Volunteers Work on Homes, Schools in Outreach Effort

By Stan Friedman

BELLEVUE, WA (September 23, 2011) – In 2005, Highland Covenant Church decided to celebrate its 50-year anniversary with a Jubilee Service Day outreach. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Top Award, Youth Supporting Kenyans

Smietana Earns Award For Best Religion Story

DURHAM, NC (September 22, 2011) – The Religion Newswriters Association has honored Covenanter Bob Smietana with its Cornell Religion Report of the Year award for mid-sized newspapers. Continue Reading »

Olympia Church to Build New Bokonzo Water Tower, Lines

OLYMPIA, WA (September 14, 2011) – The water tower in Bokonzo, Democratic Republic of Congo, frequently runs dry, but thousands of people in the area count on that water. Even when the tower is filled, broken supply lines have hampered delivery to residents. Continue Reading »

Churches Help Kids Prepare for Start of Classes

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (September 9, 2011) – Evangelical Covenant Church congregations across the country have been helping local students and teachers prepare for classes in the public schools. Continue Reading »

Church Closing Plants Seed for New Beginning

PORTLAND, OR (September 9, 2011) – Community Covenant Church concluded its ministry August 21 after nearly 80 years of faithful service, but did so with an eye to the future. Continue Reading »

Memorial Service Conducted for Burton Swardstrom

NEWPORT BEACH, CA (September 6, 2011) – Covenant News Service has learned of the death of former Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Burton Swardstrom, 76, who died in June. Continue Reading »

Two Services Planned for Worth Vernon Hodgin

MERCER ISLAND, WA (August 25, 2011) – Two services have been scheduled for retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Worth Vernon Hodgin who died last Saturday, August 20, in Mercer Island. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Covenanters Making Headlines

Free Workshop for Town and Country Leaders

ALEXANDRIA, MN (August 23, 2011) – The Town and Country Commission will sponsor a free leadership workshop October 9-10. It will precede the Ministerial Association Retreat. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Old Building Burned, Haiti Volunteers Needed

SALEM, SD (August 12, 2011) – The Salem Volunteer Fire Department conducted a controlled burn of the former Evangelical Covenant Church building early Sunday morning. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Cardinal George to Lecture, Youth Help Following Fire

CHICAGO, IL (August 8, 2011) – Francis Cardinal George, Archbishop of Chicago, will present the 11th Annual Kermit Zarley Lecture at North Park University on October 11. Continue Reading »