Posts Tagged ‘Children’

Prayers Offered in Support of Shooting Victims

Post a Comment » Written on December 14th, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (December 14, 2012) – Members of Evangelical Covenant churches held impromptu prayer meetings in response to today’s fatal shootings at the Sandy Hill Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut.



Advice on Helping Children in Times of Tragedy

Post a Comment » Written on December 14th, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (December 14, 2012) – News of the mass killings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, will cause a whirlwind of emotions in children just as it does for adults, says Steve Burger, director of adult, …


Artist Pledges CD Profits to Aid Covenant Kids Congo

2 comments Written on December 7th, 2012     
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GRANITE BAY, CA (December 7, 2012) – Lincoln Brewster, one of the most well-known worship artists, is donating all profits from his new Christmas CD, Joy to the World, and the accompanying concert tour to Covenant Kids Congo


Call to Prayer Issued in Wake of Congo Violence

4 comments Written on November 30th, 2012     
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GOMA, DRC (November 30, 2012) – An urgent call to prayer has been issued in response to violence in the eastern region of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) near the city of Goma, fighting that has killed many and displaced …


8-Year-Old Makes/Takes Stand Against Human Trafficking

2 comments Written on October 26th, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

SAN RAFAEL, CA (October 26, 2012) – It isn’t every Sunday that an eight-year-old girl is a featured speaker during a church service. Then again, Vivienne Harr, who spoke at Marin Covenant Church, already is doing



Reservations Being Accepted for Emanuel Gala and Auction

Post a Comment » Written on October 22nd, 2012     
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TURLOCK, CA (October 22, 2012) – Reservations are now being accepted for Emanuel Medical Center’s annual Festival of Trees Gala and Auction that benefits Hospice of Emanuel and the Jessica’s House grief support program for children.…


Kids Lead Way in Support of Covenant Kids Congo

Post a Comment » Written on October 16th, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (October 16, 2012) – Small churches and children are helping lead the way as Evangelical Covenant Church congregations conduct their Hope Sundays, which focus on the Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision project.…


Spanish Curriculum with International Impact Now Offered in English

Post a Comment » Written on October 9th, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (October 9, 2012) – A comprehensive Bible study curriculum, newly released by the Evangelical Covenant Church, is based on materials written in Spanish by Margie Swenson, co-director of missionary personnel and former missionary for Covenant World Mission, and …


‘Homeless’ Event Raises Funds for Shelter

1 Comment » Written on October 4th, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

SHORELINE, WA (October 4, 2012) – Susan Talbot remembers the pain and struggles of her family living in a camper mounted on the back of an old pickup when she was 16 years old in the 1970s.



Half of Congregation Commits to Congo Kids Project

Post a Comment » Written on September 17th, 2012     
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HINSDALE, IL (September 17, 2012) – Nearly half the families at Hinsdale Covenant Church signed up to sponsor children through the Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision project on Sunday, when the church became the first