CHICAGO, IL (July 2, 2010) – A visit by the leaders of two international Evangelical Covenant churches to the anti-domestic violence ministry Wellspring Center of Hope on Tuesday was inspiring for everyone, participants said.
ST. PAUL, MN (July 1, 2010) – The African American Ministers Association (AAMA) recently recognized newly appointed Pacific Southwest Conference Superintendent Efrem Smith and 12 of its members who were ordained – the largest number of African American members being ordained at one time.
GLENVIEW, IL (June 29, 2010) – After Glenview Covenant Church closed two years ago, the members each started attending various congregations that became their new church homes, but the cooperative ministry that began with the Glenview Korean Covenant Church, who rented the building, continues.
ST. PAUL, MN (June 28, 2010) – When hands were laid on Roy White and he was prayed over Sunday morning, Roy White – at age 77 – may have become the oldest minister ever to receive his ordination in the 125 years of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC). No one knows for sure due to the lack of older records.
ST. PAUL, MN (June 26, 2010) – For six months at ten o’clock every night, Samuel Alvarado would go to the home of a fellow Dearborn Covenant Church member who was dying of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) to lift the man from his wheelchair and help him prepare for bed.
ST. PAUL, MN (June 25, 2010) – Former and current members of the Council of Administrators and Council of Superintendents who served between 1985 – the denomination’s centennial anniversary – and 2010 were honored during this morning’s business session.
HINSDALE, IL (June 23, 2010) – Fifteen women from Hinsdale Covenant Church raised $2,000 for Break the Chains by competing in a local 18-mile triathlon even though most of them had never participated in the event before.