Posts tagged ‘Pacific Southwest’

News Briefs: Healing Group, NPU Preview Day

Cook Covenant Starting Abuse Healing Group

COOK, MN (October 23, 2013) — The Cook Covenant Church will hold its first healing group for victims of abuse on Sunday evening.

The Evangelical Covenant Women of Cook hosted an informative brunch for the community on October 5. They noted that one out of every four women has been abused, and many of them remain frightened to tell their stories and find healing. Continue Reading »

Search Begins for New PSWC Superintendent

CONCORD, CA (October 15, 2013)—The search committee for the next superintendent of the Pacific Southwest Conference plans to begin seeking nominations by the end of October, chair William Davidson said this morning. Continue Reading »

Event for Those Who Grieve During Holidays

TURLOCK, CA (October 10, 2013) – Hospice of Emanuel will sponsor “Coping with the Holidays” to help people who have lost loved ones get through the season. The event will take place November 1 at 7 p.m. at the Monte Vista Chapel and is free and open to the public. Continue Reading »

Church’s ‘Serve Week’ Captures Attention of Oakland

By Stan Friedman

OAKLAND, CA (October 2, 2013) — An independent website that links to news stories involving the Oakland Police Department contains one item after another about criminals being sought, criminals being caught, crime statistics, and the victims who make up those statistics. Continue Reading »

Funeral Scheduled for Sherwood Carthen

SACRAMENTO, CA (October 1, 2013) — The funeral service for Covenant pastor Sherwood Carthen will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Capital Christian Center in Sacramento. Interment will follow immediately after at Sacramento Memorial Lawn. Continue Reading »

Youth Director Killed While Helping Stranded Motorist

OAKLAND, CA (September 24, 2013) — Jose Durante, the youth director of New Hope Covenant Church, was killed Saturday night when another vehicle struck him while he was helping a stranded motorist push his car off the road. Continue Reading »

Carlson Named PSWC Interim Superintendent

Wayne Carlson

CONCORD, CA (September 13, 2013) – The Pacific Southwest Conference Board announced today that Associate Superintendent Wayne Carlson will serve as interim superintendent. Continue Reading »

Efrem Smith Leaving PSWC for World Impact

CONCORD, CA (September 9, 2013)—Efrem Smith, superintendent of the Pacific Southwest Conference, will leave that position to become president and CEO of World Impact, a ministry that focuses on urban needs. Continue Reading »

George, Trayvon, and the Church

By Efrem Smith, Pacific Southwest Conference superintendent

CONCORD, CA (JULY 25, 2013) – “And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation. We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us.” 2 Corinthians 5:19-20 Continue Reading »

Life Covenant Celebrates 10 Years, 10 Church Plants

By Stan Friedman

TORRANCE, CA (June 19, 2013) – Life Covenant Church is planting its tenth church as it celebrates its own tenth anniversary this year. Continue Reading »