Posts tagged ‘Newsmakers’

Discovery under Kitchen Flooring Recounts Martyrdom

By Stan Friedman

SEATTLE, WA (July 17, 2014) — For the past two years, Greg Asimakoupoulos had been getting his parents’ home ready to sell. He had started in the attic, where many of their papers were stored. Continue Reading »

Funny How Things Happen: Viral Parody Videos Make Farming Brothers International Sensation

By Stan Friedman

ASSARIA, KS (July 16, 2014) — The Peterson Brothers were just a trio of farm boys from this small town in Kansas when they made their first parody video, “I’m a Farmer, and I Grow It,” based on the hit single “I’m Sexy and I Know It.” That was in 2012, and they produced it on a whim to entertain family and friends. Continue Reading »

Covenant Minister, Musician Teaches Songwriting to Inmates

ROCHESTER, MN (July 14, 2014) — The unique songwriting ministry offered to inmates at a local detention center by Covenant minister Sarah Monson was the subject of a feature in the Post-Bulletin this weekend. Continue Reading »

Vista Sisters’ Local Jam Benefits Worldwide Missions

By Stan Friedman

NEW RICHLAND, MN (July 11, 2014) — When the Vista Sisters brought their jellies, syrups, and pies to sell at the farmer’s market in Bloomington, Minnesota, people weren’t sure what to make of them. Continue Reading »

New Blog Fresh Format for Theological Conversation

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (July 7, 2014) — A diverse group of eight women from around the Covenant decided they wanted to engage in intentional and public conversation about how the denomination’s six Affirmations inform and shape their lives. The result is the new blog, Theoloqui (God + Eloquence). Continue Reading »

The Fullness of Life Explored in New Book

CHICAGO, IL (June 27, 2014) — Editor’s note: Daniel Hill, the pastor of River City Community Covenant Church in Chicago says that answering the question “What does the fullness of Christ actually look like?” has been the “pearl of great price for him.” In his new book, John 10:10: Life to the Fullest, he seeks to answer that question. Continue Reading »

Craig E. Anderson Receives Irving C. Lambert Award

By Cathy Norman Peterson

CHICAGO, IL (June 26, 2014) — Craig E. Anderson, retired pastor and associate superintendent of the Central Conference, was honored with the Irving C. Lambert Award this evening at the opening service of the Covenant’s 129th Annual Meeting. Continue Reading »

Lou Setter Presented T.W. Anderson Award

By Stan Friedman

ROCKFORD, IL (June 26, 2014) — Lou Setter says, “Most people would tell you that I don’t have any great intelligence level, but I do have the gift for encouragement.” Continue Reading »

ACCW Presents Three Awards

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (June 26, 2014) — Advocates for Covenant Clergy Women (ACCW) presented three awards during the Evangelical Covenant Church’s Ministerium meeting as part of the 129th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

Manchester Connection to Woman Detained in Sudan

By Stan Friedman

MANCHESTER, NH (June 25, 2014) — Daniel Wani, the husband of the Sudanese woman who was imprisoned and sentenced to be executed in her country for not recanting her Christian faith, has attended the Sudanese Covenant Church here since it started, says Pastor Monyroor Teng. Continue Reading »