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Doing the Impossible Keeps Gymnast Flipping Out

by covwebster – Jun 15, 2010

PAXTON, IL (June 15, 2010) – “I love being in the air,” says 14-year-old Garret Waterstradt. “It’s fun to do all the crazy stuff people think is impossible.”

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News Briefs: Covenanters Making Headlines

by covwebster – Jun 9, 2010

CHICAGO, IL (June 9, 2010) – Preaching Magazine recently named The Company of the Preachers: A History of Biblical Preaching from the Old Testament to the Modern Era, written by retired Evangelical Covenant Church minister David Larsen, as one of the 25 most influential books on preaching in the last 25 years.

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Edgebrook Youth to Assist Disaster Relief in Guatemala

by covwebster – Jun 2, 2010

EDGEBROOK, IL (June 2, 2010) – A mission team comprised of teenagers from Edgebrook Covenant Church can expect to do disaster relief work when they arrive in Guatemala next month.

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Registration Opens for Lake Geneva Benefit Walk

by covwebster – May 27, 2010

LAKE GENEVA, WI (May 27, 2010) – Walks of up to 26 miles around Lake Geneva to benefit New Day for Children are being sponsored by Women Ministries of the Central Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church.

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Carpenter’s Place – Where Lives Can Be Rebuilt

by covwebster – May 25, 2010

ROCKFORD, IL (May 25, 2010) – Allan and Cathy Barsema purchased a run-down building in a rough section of town and rehabilitated it so he could house his construction company offices there. They never imagined that someday the building would become Carpenter’s Place, where the lives of homeless people could be rebuilt.

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Memorial Service Conducted for Arlene Johnson

by covwebster – May 21, 2010

ROCKFORD, IL (May 21, 2010) – A memorial service was conducted today at First Evangelical Covenant Church of Rockford for Arlene (Anderson Strand) Johnson, a retired missionary to Alaska. Strand, 85, died May 17.

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Holmstad Rates High in National Satisfaction Survey

by covwebster – May 14, 2010

BATAVIA, IL (May 14, 2010) – Residents at Michealsen Health Center, the skilled-nursing facility at The Holmstad, a Covenant Retirement Community, think it is a great place to live, according to a nationwide survey that sought opinions of nursing home residents about their communities.

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Church Plant Has Place to Meet – Now Needs Chairs

by covwebster – May 12, 2010

CHAMPAIGN, IL (May 12, 2010) – Berean Covenant Church was able to hold services on Easter, but not the week after or on Palm Sunday because they didn’t have a place to meet.

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Conference Meetings Shifting to Celebration Themes

by covwebster – May 6, 2010

CHICAGO, IL (May 6, 2010) – Annual Meetings for Evangelical Covenant Church conferences have begun to change their emphasis from business to celebration, training, and community service.

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