Posts tagged ‘Northwest’

Funeral Services Conducted for Hazel L. Dokken

GOLDEN VALLEY, MN (October 27, 2011) – A memorial service was conducted Monday for Hazel L. Dokken, 94, who died October 18. She was the widow of retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Justin Dokken. Continue Reading »

Funeral Service on Monday for Ingeborg Skurdal

RED WING, MN (October 13, 2011) – A funeral service for Ingeborg (Langager) Skurdal, 99, widow of former Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Sverre Skurdal, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday at First Covenant Church. She died Tuesday. Continue Reading »

‘Taste of Africa’ One Way to Say Thank You

BROOKLYN PARK, MN (October 12, 2011) – A worship team consisting of members from several African nations led the morning worship service in English, Lingala and other languages at Redeemer Covenant Church as part of the congregation’s fifth annual “Taste of Africa” celebration on Sunday. Continue Reading »

Exotic Animals – A Way to Reach Out to Kids

By Stan Friedman

ALEXANDRIA, MN (October 10, 2011) – Catalyst Covenant Church’s latest outreach to the community was a little wild. Fortunately nothing got out of hand. Continue Reading »

In Wake of Fire, Pastor’s Family Moves to Temporary Housing

SAGINAW, MI (October 5, 2011) – Brad Shannon, pastor of New Life Covenant Church in Saginaw, Minnesota, and his family plan to move into a mobile home that has been delivered to the property where his former home, which burned to the ground last month, stood. Continue Reading »

Church Packs 272,160 Meals for Starving Children

BERLIN, CT (September 23, 2011) – Members of Bethany Covenant Church were among the thousands of people who packed 1.1 million meals during CHIC 2006 and 2009 – the meals were distributed around the world by Feed My Starving Children (FSMC). Continue Reading »

Festival Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

BROOKLYN PARK, MN (September 21, 2011) – More than 350 people attended the Hispanic Heritage Festival, an outreach of Redeemer Covenant and La Bendición Covenant churches to their increasingly multicultural neighborhood. Continue Reading »

Pastor, Family Lose Home in Weekend Blaze

By Stan Friedman

SAGINAW, MN (September 19, 2011) – Brad Shannon, pastor of New Life Covenant Church, chokes up as he describes the assistance community members have provided his family since their house burned to the ground Saturday morning. 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 »

Briefs: Top Honors, Oldest ECC Church, Ministry to Children

Covenant Retirement Community Earns ‘Best’ Honors

SAN DIEGO, CA (September 7, 2011) – Mount Miguel Covenant Village captured top honors in two categories of the 2011 San Diego Union-Tribune’s “San Diego’s Best” readers’ survey of businesses and organizations. Continue Reading »