Posts tagged ‘Canada’

Pastor Goes the Distance for His Church

By Stan Friedman

TWIG, MN (November 12, 2013) — Pastor Brad Shannon’s unusual fundraiser will demonstrate just how far he’s willing to go to help his small rural church construct a new building—1,500 miles through the snow. Continue Reading »

Space Still Available for August Holy Land Trip

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA (June 5, 2013) – Space still exists for the “Hope in the Holy Land – Early Adult Vision Trip” to explore discipleship and reconciliation on a visit to the Middle East sponsored by the Evangelical Covenant Church of Canada. Continue Reading »

Conferences Adapting Youth Leadership Training

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (May 30, 2013) – An intensive summer leadership program for youth that the Northwest Conference (NWC) of the Evangelical Covenant Church has led for more than two decades is being adapted by two other Covenant conferences this year, with a third conference exploring the idea. Continue Reading »

Services Pending for Albert Josephson

SURREY, BC (May 1, 2013) – Albert Josephson is being remembered today as one of the “pillars” of the Evangelical Covenant Church of Canada, where he served as pastor and superintendent. Continue Reading »

Kernels of Hope Raises $410,000 for Congo Farmers

NORQUAY, SK (January 22, 2013) – The Kernels of Hope agricultural project has raised at least $410,000 to benefit farmers in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The endeavor has raised more than $2 million for farmers in three African nations since it started in 2005. 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 »

Canada Covenant Conducts First Multi-Site Meeting

EDMONTON, AB (May 25, 2012) – For the first time in the history of the Evangelical Covenant Church of Canada (ECCC), its annual meeting was conducted concurrently in two locations, joined together by technology. Continue Reading »

Memorial Service Conducted for Wesley Morris

CALGARY, AB (May 7, 2012) – A memorial service for retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Wesley Morris, 86, was conducted Saturday at Foothills Alliance Church. He died April 29. Continue Reading »

Canada Covenant Assisting Haiti Clinic

By Stan Friedman

HAUTE LIMBE, HAITI (October 26, 2011) – The Ebenezer Clinic, which is partially supported by the Covenant Church of Canada, is treating a rapidly increasing number of cholera patients, reflecting a national trend as the disease spreads following the rainy season. Continue Reading »

Record Kernels of Hope Crop to Benefit Congo Farmers

MELFORT, SK (October 19, 2011) – Kendell Arndt doesn’t know how to farm the 80 acres he purchased, so he turned growing canola grain into a community project that will benefit farmers in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Continue Reading »