Posts tagged ‘Pacific Southwest’

Services Pending for John Withem

WOODLAND, CA (November 8, 2012) – Services are pending for John Withem, 58, senior pastor of Bayside Woodland Covenant Church, who died Sunday following a lengthy battle with cancer. Continue Reading »

Funeral Service Planned for Robert Kronberg

OMAHA, NE (November 7, 2012) – A funeral service for retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Robert Kronberg will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. next Tuesday, November 13, at Swedeburg Covenant Church in Swedeburg, Nebraska. He died last Sunday. Continue Reading »

8-Year-Old Makes/Takes Stand Against Human Trafficking

By Stan Friedman

SAN RAFAEL, CA (October 26, 2012) – It isn’t every Sunday that an eight-year-old girl is a featured speaker during a church service. Then again, Vivienne Harr, who spoke at Marin Covenant Church, already is doing the extraordinary. Continue Reading »

Reservations Being Accepted for Emanuel Gala and Auction

TURLOCK, CA (October 22, 2012) – Reservations are now being accepted for Emanuel Medical Center’s annual Festival of Trees Gala and Auction that benefits Hospice of Emanuel and the Jessica’s House grief support program for children. Continue Reading »

A Block Party Celebrating Unusual Neighbors

PHOENIX, AZ (October 11, 2012) – Hall of Fame rock star Alice Cooper stood on the stage at the grand opening block party of his Solid Rock Foundation’s teen center on Saturday and invited the crowd of more than 2,000 people to attend worship services at Genesis Covenant Church the next morning. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Leadership Conferences, AVA Training Session

NWC Sponsoring Two Leadership Conferences

FOREST LAKE, MN (October 8, 2012) – The Northwest Conference has two major leadership events scheduled in Minnesota in October and November. Continue Reading »

Hot Rod Charity Show to Benefit Hospice of Emanuel

TURLOCK, CA (August 21, 2012) – The Kool Kars for Charity hot rod show will take place September 15, raising money to benefit Hospice of Emanuel and the Parent Resource Center in Modesto. Continue Reading »

CHET Offers Summer Courses for First Time

By Don Meyer

COMPTON, CA (August 13, 2012) – Classes may adjourn for the summer months on many campuses around the country, but not so on the campus of CHET (Centro Hispano de Estudios Teologicos), where for the first time in its history, summer classes are being offered. Continue Reading »

Memorial Service Planned for Harry Ekstam

BATAVIA, IL (August 3, 2012) – A memorial service for retired Evangelical Covenant Church minister and administrator Harry Ekstam, 94, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 18, at Batavia Covenant Church. Pastor Mark Nilson will officiate. Ekstam died Thursday afternoon. Continue Reading »

Church Parking Lot Provides Unique Housing for Homeless

By Stan Friedman

GOLETA, CA (July 2, 2012) – Community Covenant Church is one of several churches in the Santa Barbara area participating in Safe Parking, a program that offers space for homeless residents living in their cars to park overnight. The program is featured in the current issue of Rolling Stone magazine. Continue Reading »