Posts tagged ‘ECC Offices’

Advent Chapels to Be Webcast

CHICAGO, IL (December 3, 2013) — Throughout Advent, Covenant pastor Kari Lindholm-Johnson will speak at weekly chapel services at Covenant Offices on the theme of turning swords into plowshares. The first service is Wednesday at 9 a.m. (CST), and each service will be live-streamed. Continue Reading »

CovBooks.com Christmas Sale Benefits Covenant World Relief

CHICAGO, IL (November 26, 2013) — A CovBooks.com Christmas sale will offer customers an opportunity to give a portion of the purchase price to the ministry of Covenant World Relief. Continue Reading »

Special Orders Being Taken for Ordinand Stoles

CHICAGO, IL (November 14, 2013) — Vicki Twigg, who sews the stoles presented to ordinands at the Annual Meeting, is taking special orders. Continue Reading »

New Materials Highlight Depth and Scope of Mission and Ministry

CHICAGO, IL (October 31, 2013) — The Covenant Mission & Ministry 2014 booklets and video that highlight how local churches have impacted ministry around the world have been mailed to congregation leaders. Continue Reading »

Dean Lundgren to Retire In 2014

CHICAGO, IL (October 16, 2013) — Dean Lundgren, vice president of finance and director of pensions for the Covenant, announced today that he would retire after 22 years of service, effective July 31, 2014. Continue Reading »

ECC President Walter Joins Twitterverse

CHICAGO, IL (October 11, 2013) — “Hello Twitterverse. This is my first tweet. Looking forward to the conversation.” With that expectant introduction, Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) president Gary Walter officially signed on as a Twitter user. Continue Reading »

New Video Curriculum on Loving Mercy and Doing Justice Available

CHICAGO, IL (October 4, 2013) – The new video curriculum “Love Mercy, Do Justice: Responding Faithfully to God’s Call” is designed to help people take action and not just think about justice, says Bruce Lawson, who oversaw the project from its inception last November. Continue Reading »

Bethany Benefit Grandfathered Under PPACA

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (October 2, 2013) — The decision by Bethany Benefit Service to be grandfathered under the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA) provides “significant advantages” for the people covered by the medical and dental health insurance plan, says Elliott Johnson, controller for the Evangelical Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

2013 Pastoral Compensation Report Now Available

CHICAGO, IL (August 20, 2013) — The 2013 edition of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) Pastoral Compensation Report is now available on the Covenant website, offering a wide range of resources and guidelines for use by local Covenant churches in establishing compensation levels for pastoral staff. Continue Reading »

“Tata Boboto” Remembered for Kindness, Wisdom

By Stan Friedman

NORTHBROOK, IL (June 24, 2013) – The Congolese gave Ray Dahlberg the name Tata Boboto (Father of Kindness). It is a trait that would be affirmed by missionaries and members of national churches throughout the world. Continue Reading »