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.
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.
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.
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.
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.