Posts tagged ‘Mission’

One of a Kind Bookstore Opens in Northwestern Spain

LA CORUÑA, SPAIN (July 15, 2010) – Vida Nueva Covenant Church recently opened the only evangelical bookstore in all of Northwestern Spain, a region of roughly six million people, says pastor and Evangelical Covenant Church missionary Rob Reed. Continue Reading »

Photos of Destruction from Hurricane Alex

MONTERREY, MEXICO (July 13, 2010) – Severe water shortages and damaged infrastructure caused by Hurricane Alex are making life hard for the people in this city. Continue Reading »

Associate Pastor Killed, Member Injured in Bus Crash

INCHEON, KOREA (July 6, 2010) – An associate pastor of Highrock Covenant Church in Arlington, Massachusetts, was killed and another member critically injured when the bus in which they were riding tumbled over the side of an elevated roadway near Incheon International Airport on Saturday. Continue Reading »

Missionary Reports No Damage from Mexico Quake

OAXACA, MEXICO (June 30, 2010) – Evangelical Covenant Church missionary Jo Ellen Reaves said this morning that a magnitude 6.2 earthquake that hit the state this morning caused no injuries or damage in her area. Continue Reading »

Reconciliation – Must Do It, Not Just Believe It

By Stan Friedman

ST. PAUL, MN (June 26, 2010) – If the Evangelical Covenant Church is to truly affirm its “commitment to the whole mission of the church,” individuals and groups within the denomination must engage in reconciliation among themselves, declared Mossai Sanguma, president of the Covenant Church of Congo (CEUM), in his sermon during tonight’s worship service as part of the 125th anniversary celebration. Continue Reading »

Candidates Approved for Ordination, Commissioning, Consecration

ST. PAUL, MN (June 26, 2010) – Delegates to the 125th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church today approved the following candidates for ordination to word and sacrament, specialized ministry, and finalization of transfer of ordination, as well as commissioning and missionary service. Continue Reading »

Covenant Leaders Honored – Past and Present

ST. PAUL, MN (June 25, 2010) – Former and current members of the Council of Administrators and Council of Superintendents who served between 1985 – the denomination’s centennial anniversary – and 2010 were honored during this morning’s business session. Continue Reading »

Resolution Honors Lives of Pastors, Spouses, Missionaries

ST. PAUL, MN (June 25, 2010) – A Resolution of Sympathy offered during the 125th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church commemorates the lives of 16 pastors, 12 spouses, and six missionaries who died between May 27, 2009, and May 23, 2010. They also were honored during Friday evening’s worship service that included communion. Continue Reading »

International Guests Welcomed by Delegates

ST. PAUL, MN (June 25, 2010) – Leaders of Covenant churches and other partners from around the world were called on stage and introduced to the delegates during this morning’s business session. Introducing the delegates, President Gary Walter said, “It has been absolutely inspiring to recognize what God is doing around the world with our partners.” Continue Reading »

Covenant World Leaders Pursue Coordinated Mission

By Stan Friedman

ST. PAUL, MN (June 25, 2010) – Leaders of Covenant denominations from around the world – many of whom had never met – effused that their “Global Dialogue” gathering earlier this week will lead to a greater sense of belonging and more coordinated mission. Continue Reading »