Associations

Associations are voluntary groups of individuals, congregations, and ministries united for the purpose of fellowship, encouragement, and the advancement of a specific mission. Associations are established through the approval of the Executive Board.

Covenant Ministerium

The Covenant Ministerium consists of all who hold ministerial credentials through the Evangelical Covenant Church. These people constitute the “ordered ministry” because they are ordained, licensed, commissioned, or consecrated as a minister or missionary. Read more…

Contact the Covenant Ministerium: ministry(at)covchurch.org


Advocates for Covenant Clergy Women (ACCW)

Advocates for Covenant Clergy Women is an organized body of women and men clergy who affirm and support collaborative efforts within the ECC to provide women clergy with opportunities to serve in their call. ACCW addresses the unique concerns of clergy women, ordained, commissioned or licensed and those women who are responding to a call in vocational ministry by the ECC. Read more…

Contact Advocates for Covenant Clergy Women: Catherine Gilliard at eccaccw(at)gmail.com.

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African American Ministers Association (AAMA)

The purpose of the AAMA is to support African American credentialed clergy and African American seminary students who desire is to transition to miinstries requiring clergy credentials. The AAMA is a partner in pursuing the goals of the Covenant and its vision to impact the world for Christ. The mission of the AAMA is to partner with the Covenant and its regional conferences on issues that affect African American ministers and the ministries they lead.

Contact the African American Ministers Association: aamaecc(at)sbcglobal.net

 

Asian American Fellowship (AAF)

The Asian American Fellowship links pastors and leaders of Asian American congregations and is a place of fellowship, encouragement, and training. It additionally serves the mission of the Evangelical Covenant Church by helping to recruit pastors and engaging congregations that are exploring affiliation with the ECC.

Contact the Asian American Fellowship: greg.yee(at)pswc.org


Association of Covenant Camps and Conference Centers (ACCCC)

The ACCCC provides resources, networking, educational events, and fellowship for both credentialed and a lay leaders serving at any one of twenty-one Covenant camp, retreat, and/or conference sites in North America and Canada. Its members participate in two annual gatherings. It also conducts statistical surveys, produces relevant resources, collaborates with the ECC on annual mission fund-raising, teams with the ECC on components of CHIC and the Youth Worker Connection, and a provides variety of other services. Read more…

Contact the Association of Covenant Camps and Conference Centers: joel(at)alpine-cc.org


Covenant Chaplains Association

The Covenant Chaplains Association includes chaplains working in hospital, hospice, military, police/fire, Veteran’s Affairs facilities, correctional institutions, corporate workplaces, retirement communities and other settings. Read more…

Contact Covenant Chaplains Association: Jeff Saville at cca.chair(at)gmail.com.


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Ministerios Hispanos de la Iglesia del Pacto Evangelico (MHIPE)

Ministerios Hispanos de la Iglesia del Pacto Evangelico links pastors and leaders of Hispanic congregations. and sponsors gatherings at the Covenant Midwinter Conference and Annual Meeting. MHIPE serves as a place of fellowship, encouragement, and training. It additionally serves the mission of the Evangelical Covenant Church by helping to recruit of pastors, and engaging congregations that are exploring affiliation with the ECC.

Contact Ministerios Hispanos de la Iglesia del Pacto Evangelico: sgaldamez(at)sbcglobal.net

 

Sudanese Association

Over the past twenty years, civil war has torn apart the country of Sudan and many South Sudanese Christians have found new homes and lives in the United States and Canada. The Sudanese Association links South Sudanese Covenant pastors and leaders. The Sudanese Association assists in strengthening ministry to Sudanese people in the United States and Canada.

Contact the Sudanese Association: paholte(at)dakota.net