Posts tagged ‘Midwest’

Funeral Service Saturday for Ernest Matson

MARSHFIELD, WI (April 5, 2012) – A funeral service for retired Evangelical Covenant Church minister Ernest Matson, 83, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Zion United Methodist Church. He died Monday. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Anti-Violence March, Eggs for Easter

Covenanters Join in March to Decry Violence

CHICAGO, IL (April 5, 2012) – Nearly 30 people from Resurrection Covenant Church joined in a four-mile Holy Week procession across the heart of the city to remember murdered youth and connect participants with opportunities to protect children, mitigate violence and support families struggling with these issues. Continue Reading »

Groundbreaking for New Kansas Retirement Community

LENEXA, KS (March 30, 2012) – Covenant Retirement Communities (CRC) has broken ground on Covenant Place of Lenexa, a pilot project that will be entirely comprised of rental apartments. Opening is set for some time in Spring 2013. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Lutefisk, Habitat and Women’s Basketball

North Park Alumna Appears on TV’s ‘Chopped’

CHICAGO, IL (March 14, 2012) – North Park University classmates probably wished Shanna Horner O’Hea was preparing their meals before she graduated in 1994. The alumna is appearing on the Food Network show “Chopped” on Tuesday night. Continue Reading »

Amazing Gift Reflects ‘Radical Generosity’

By Stan Friedman

CASTLE ROCK, CO (March 7, 2012) – Paul Lessard, pastor of Castle Oaks Covenant Church, was stunned by what he saw in the envelope three pastors from another local congregation handed to him. Inside was a check for $17,000. Continue Reading »

A Paradox – Exactly What Is It?

LENEXA, KS (February 29, 2012) – Editor’s note: From time to time, we come across articles in church newsletters, individual blogs and other media that we believe may interest our readers. Today’s offering comes from Chris Logan, pastor of worship arts at Community Covenant Church in Lenexa, Kansas. It originally appeared on the denomination’s Worship Connect blog. Continue Reading »

Memorial Service Thursday for Missionary Clitus Olson

WESTMINSTER, CO (February 20, 2012) – A memorial service will be conducted for retired Evangelical Covenant Church medical missionary Clitus Olson, 95, at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Covenant Village of Colorado. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Justice Summit, Fund-Raising Cook-off

North Park to Host Justice Summit and Chicago Reload

CHICAGO, IL (February 9, 2012) – North Park University will host Justice Summit and Chicago Reload on March 23-24. The event combines Chicago Reload, an annual event for urban youth workers, with a new Justice Summit. Continue Reading »

Colorado Church Launches Web-Based Radio Ministry

BOULDER, CO (December 19, 2011) – Although New Day Covenant Church launched its Internet radio ministry “God’s Feeding Station” less than two months ago, it already has attracted listeners in 17 countries and 33 states, says Pastor Doug White. Continue Reading »

January Memorial Service for Dory Anderson

WESTMINSTER, CO (December 8, 2011) – A memorial service for Dory (Anderson) Anderson, 87, who died this morning, will be conducted at 10 a.m. January 7 at Covenant Village of Colorado. Continue Reading »