Posts tagged ‘Great Lakes’

Memorial Service Planned for Howard H. Carlstrom

NORTHBROOK, IL (March 26, 2012) – A memorial service will be conducted in April for retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Howard H. Carlstrom, 88, who died Saturday at Covenant Village of Northbrook where he had lived for 13 years. Continue Reading »

Close Call as Twister Rips Through Michigan Town

DEXTER, MI (March 16, 2012) – About half a dozen members of Connexions Covenant Church suffered some damage to their houses, but no one was injured when an EF3-rated tornado skipped through the community Thursday evening, said Pastor Ron Gelaude, who had helped put a tarp on the roof of one home this morning. Continue Reading »

McGrath Nominated to Lead Great Lakes Conference

CHICAGO, IL (March 9, 2012) – Garth McGrath, senior pastor of Monadnock Covenant Church in Keene, New Hampshire, has been nominated to serve as superintendent of the Great Lakes Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC), it was announced today. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Generosity, Musical Instruments, Fitness Outreach

Summit Motivates Leaders to Whole-life Generosity

WILMETTE, IL (March 8, 2012) – More than 100 church leaders from different denominations participated in a Generosity Summit at Winnetka Covenant Church led by Scott Ridout, Converge Worldwide director of generosity. Continue Reading »

Funeral Service Planned for Allan C. Johnson

MILWAUKIE, OR (January 19, 2012) – A funeral service for retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Allan C. Johnson, 75, will be conducted at 6 p.m. January 25 at Milwaukie Covenant Church. He died Tuesday. Continue Reading »

Covenant Point Launches Enhanced Website

IRON RIVER, MICHIGAN (January 17, 2012) – The new website for Covenant Point Bible Camp went live today and will give readers greater opportunities to interact as well as provide more information. Continue Reading »

Ohio Covenant Church Launching New Name

POWELL, OH (January 13, 2012) – Sawmill Covenant Church will launch its new name, Gateway Community Church, on January 22. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Blue Christmas, Israel Tour, Congo Baptism

‘Blue Christmas’ – From Solemn Remembrance to Hope

MIDDLEVILLE, MI (December 29, 2011) – Morning Star Church, a new Evangelical Covenant Church congregation, conducted a Blue Christmas Service of Remembrance and Hope shortly before Christmas. Continue Reading »

Ministry Focuses on Women in Strip Clubs

By Stan Friedman

DETROIT, MI (December 28, 2011) – Eve’s Angels, an outreach ministry to women working in strip clubs, has been offering support to six children of an exotic dancer who was apparently abducted several days after Thanksgiving. Continue Reading »

Seeking Candidates for Great Lakes Conference Superintendent

CHICAGO, IL (December 9, 2011) – Potential candidate recommendations are being sought as part of a search process for a new superintendent of the Great Lakes Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Continue Reading »