Posts tagged ‘Central’

Milwaukee Church Wins Zoning Lawsuit

MILWAUKEE, WI (November 7, 2013) — A lawsuit by Harvest Covenant Church against the city ended Monday when U.S. District Court Judge Charles N. Clevert entered an order approving Milwaukee’s settlement with the church. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Healing Group, NPU Preview Day

Cook Covenant Starting Abuse Healing Group

COOK, MN (October 23, 2013) — The Cook Covenant Church will hold its first healing group for victims of abuse on Sunday evening.

The Evangelical Covenant Women of Cook hosted an informative brunch for the community on October 5. They noted that one out of every four women has been abused, and many of them remain frightened to tell their stories and find healing. Continue Reading »

Paxton Church Celebrates 135 Years of Ministry

PAXTON, IL (October 22, 2013) — Paxton Evangelical Covenant Church culminated its yearlong celebration of 135 years of ministry October 19-20 with a Saturday night dinner and a special Sunday morning service with Central Conference superintendent Jerome Nelson giving the message. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Church Feeds Students, Golf Outing Commemorates Camp Counselor

WAVERLY, NE (August 23, 2013) — Students who might otherwise go hungry on the weekend will have food to eat, thanks to Bethlehem Covenant Church, which has taken over the local school district’s program that provides a backpack filled with food for income-eligible students. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Carlson Memorial, 125th Anniversary, and Name Change

CHICAGO, IL (August 12, 2013) – The video of the Richard Carlson Memorial Service is available for viewing at

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Covenant Village of Northbrook Begins New Construction

NORTHBROOK, IL (July 22, 2013) – More than 75 percent of the apartments at Covenant Village of Northbrook’s new $30 million residential building, The Evergreen, already are reserved even though groundbreaking was just last Wednesday, officials said. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Holy Smoke BBQ Event Attracts 700 to Benefit Pantry

KEARNEY, MO (July 3, 2013) – The Holy Smoke BBQ contest sponsored by Community Covenant Church raised $1,700 for Kearney Food Pantry and provided an afternoon of entertainment and messy eating. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Covenanter Honored, Living Statue, and Playground Renovation

Covenanter Tornquist Honored for Service to Mason City

MASON CITY, IA (June 17, 2013) — Mason City Councilman Scott Tornquist, who attends First Covenant Church, was honored with the Mason City Noon Rotary City Service Above Self Award. Continue Reading »

Conferences Adapting Youth Leadership Training

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (May 30, 2013) – An intensive summer leadership program for youth that the Northwest Conference (NWC) of the Evangelical Covenant Church has led for more than two decades is being adapted by two other Covenant conferences this year, with a third conference exploring the idea. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Hungry Students, Blessed Bikes, New Name

Church Helps Feed Students During Summer

LAFAYETTE, IN (May 29, 2013) – The Evangelical Covenant Church will be one of three sites in the community that will host the Summer Food Service Program, which makes certain that young people ages 18 and younger receive meals during their three-month break from school. Continue Reading »