Posts tagged ‘Educational Institutions’

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 »

Alaska Native Encourages Others to Pursue Dream

SOLDOTNA, AK (August 4, 2011) – Rae Fancher grew up in the impoverished rural Alaskan villages of Bethel and Unalakleet, where she bore a lot of the responsibility to care for her younger brothers and sister. The teenager was bitter and angry. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Celebration, Soup Kitchen and Multicultural Outreach

FORT COLLINS, CO (August 4, 2011) – The Evangelical Covenant Church of Fort Collins will celebrate its 30th anniversary August 27-28 with a worship workshop Saturday morning the 27th and a banquet and concert the 28th. Dinner will be at 5 p.m., and the concert will start at 6:30 p.m. on the 28th. Continue Reading »

Spiritual Direction Center Named in Honor of Weborg

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (August 3, 2011) – The C. John Weborg Center for Spiritual Direction was named, not only in honor of the longtime professor of theology at North Park Theological Seminary (NPTS), but also to celebrate what God has done through his life and ministry, speakers told the 230 people who gathered at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare Hotel on Saturday night. Continue Reading »

Life, Contributions of John Stott Remembered

CHICAGO, IL (July 28, 2011) – Evangelical Covenant Church ministers are expressing their appreciation for the life and writing of John Stott, considered one of the most influential evangelical scholars of the past 100 years. Stott, 90, died Wednesday. Continue Reading »

From Homeless to Hopeful – Life Now Back on Track

GRAYSLAKE, IL (July 25, 2011) – As a teenager, Teresa Williams was forced to care for her younger siblings because of their parents’ alcoholism and mental illness. Her plans to attend college fell by the wayside. Continue Reading »

Ginny Olson Accepts Conference Youth Ministry Position

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (July 8, 2011) – The Northwest Conference (NWC) of the Evangelical Covenant church has announced that Ginny Olson will become its first director of youth ministry starting September 1. Continue Reading »

After Some ‘Grousing,’ Spruce Hen Is Official

By Stan Friedman

SOLDOTNA, AK (July 5, 2011) – The royal spruce hen is now the official mascot of Alaska Christian College (ACC). Continue Reading »

Delegates Excited About New University Campaign

ESTES PARK, CO (June 30, 2011) – North Park University has had a wonderful year and faces an even more promising future, North Park University President David Parkyn told delegates to the 126th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church today. Continue Reading »

NPU Professor Developing PhD Program in India

By Stan Friedman

ALLAHABAD, INDIA, (June 17, 2011) – Boaz Johnson, a North Park University professor of biblical and theological studies, is helping establish what he hopes will be the pre-eminent Christian Studies PhD program in his native India. Continue Reading »