Midwinter 2013 Registration Deadlines Approaching

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CHICAGO, IL (December 31, 2012) – The early registration deadline for the Evangelical Covenant Church 2013 Midwinter Conference is January 15. Continue Reading »



Home Altars Shipped to Individuals, Churches

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CHICAGO, IL (December 31, 2012) – Copies of the Covenant Home Altar were shipped today to individuals and churches following delays caused by an error on the part of the transport company that picked up the material from the printer and misrouted the shipment to Florida instead of Chicago. Continue Reading »



Memorial Service Conducted for Marilyn Drotts

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SOUTH DENNIS, MA (December 31, 2012) — A memorial service was conducted this morning at the Cape Cod Covenant Church for Marilyn Jean (Johnston) Drotts, 74, wife of Evangelical Covenant Church minister Lowell Drotts. She died Thursday. Continue Reading »



The Tough Question: ‘Where Was God?’

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KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN (December 21, 2012) – Even in this country so torn by daily violence, people are asking theological questions about the murders at Sandy Hook Elementary School in the quaint community of Newtown, Connecticut. Continue Reading »




Post-Tragedy: ‘How Do I Celebrate Christmas?’

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NEWTOWN, CT (December 21, 2012) – As the community continues to bury the children and adults massacred at Sandy Hook Elementary School here one week ago and struggle through their shock and grief, they also wonder, “How am I supposed to celebrate Christmas?” says Alma Kearns, a member of the Covenant Congregational Church in Easton, Massachusetts. Continue Reading »




Miller and PCP: ‘My Life Prepared Me for This Work’

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CHICAGO, IL (December 21, 2012) – Byron Miller grew up on a farm, served in Tanzania and Egypt with the Peace Corps, worked with major medical-related corporations doing international business, sat on boards of directors, and started his own companies. Continue Reading »




New System in Place to Assist Covenant Churches

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CHICAGO, IL (December 21, 2012) – The Covenant Resource Center of the Evangelical Covenant Church recently was closed, but a new system will ensure that people seeking to have questions answered will be directed to appropriate areas of expertise. Continue Reading »



Memorial Service Saturday for Jimmie R. Alford

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CHICAGO (December 20, 2012) — A memorial service for Jimmie R. Alford is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple in Chicago. North Park University President David Parkyn will speak. Continue Reading »



Briefs: Home Altar Delay, New NPU Coach, Service Award

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Shipping Error Delays Home Altar Deliveries

CHICAGO, IL (December 18, 2012) – Deliveries of the new issue of Covenant Home Altar for the first quarter of 2013 will be delayed to homes and churches due to an error on the part of the shipping company responsible for transporting the devotional guides from the printing company to Covenant Offices in Chicago, where they are processed for mailing. Continue Reading »




Candidates Sought for ECC Communications Leader Position

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CHICAGO, IL (December 18, 2012) – Applications are being accepted for the position of executive director of communication for the Evangelical Covenant Church, replacing Don Meyer who will retire in 2013. Continue Reading »