Posts tagged ‘Central’

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 »

Briefs: Virtual Prayer, Battling Bacteria, 50-Year ‘Reunion’

Covenanter Designs App for Intercessory Prayer

BELLINGHAM, WA (May 9, 2013) – Dusty Gulleson, a member of Bellingham Covenant Church, has designed a free iPhone application call “Ora,” which is Latin for prayer. Continue Reading »

Funeral Services Pending for Dave Korsen

MIDDLEVILLE, MI (April 24, 2013) – Services are pending for Dave Korsen, 57, pastor of Morning Star Covenant Church, who died Tuesday night. Continue Reading »

U.S. News Honors Seven CRC Nursing Facilities

SKOKIE, IL (March 18, 2013) – Nursing facilities at seven Covenant Retirement Communities received a five-star rating – the highest possible – in U.S. News & World Report’s fifth annual “Best Nursing Homes” report. Continue Reading »

South Bend Celebrating 125 Years of Ministry

SOUTH BEND, IN (February 19, 2013) – The South Bend Evangelical Covenant Church will celebrate its 125th anniversary March 9-10. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Meals for Hungry Kids, Young Life Remembered

Volunteers Pack Meals for Hungry Children

TULSA, OK (February 6, 2013) – Six hundred volunteers at Redeemer Covenant Church recently packed more than 108,000 meals, enough to feed 298 impoverished children around the world. Continue Reading »

Memorial Service Conducted for Lars Edward Nelson

LONGVIEW, WA (February 4, 2013) – A memorial service was conducted for retired Evangelical Covenant Church Pastor Lars Edward “Ed” Nelson on January 12 at Calvary Community Church. Nelson died December 30, 2012. Continue Reading »

This Unique School Provides No Grades – Just ‘Narratives’

By Stan Friedman

DETROIT, MI (January 22, 2013) – Mark Van Andel admits he was a bit unsure when he enrolled his children in what is now the Charlotte Mason Community School (CMCS). They didn’t give grades, but provided “narratives” instead. Continue Reading »

Faith-Based Accessibility Grants Available

CHICAGO, IL (January 18, 2013) – The Retirement Research Foundation has announced its 2013 Accessible Faith Grant Program that provides funding to assist houses of worship in the Chicago area to make accessibility improvements to their facilities. Continue Reading »