Posts Tagged ‘Compassion-Justice’

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

6 comments Written on December 21st, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

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



Covenant Cares: One Gift Can Change a Life

Post a Comment » Written on December 13th, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (December 13, 2012) – A recovering drug addict who attends Bay Area Christian Connection (BACC), an Evangelical Covenant Church in Oakland, California, collected money from homeless men to benefit Covenant Cares.…


Briefs: ‘Take-Out’ Christmas, NPU Basketball Broadcasts

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‘Take-Out Christmas’ Assists Needy Individuals

NAPERVILLE, IL (December 12, 2012) – Naperville Covenant Church held its first “Take-Out Christmas” on Sunday afternoon that included refreshments, live music, projects to help the needy – and a box to bring home containing



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


Storm-Victimized Daycare Center Reopens – for Now

Post a Comment » Written on December 3rd, 2012     
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LAURENCE HARBOR, NJ (December 3, 2012) – The day care center operated by Laurence Harbor Covenant Church has re-opened after being closed for several weeks following Hurricane Sandy.



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 …


Elgin Congregation Responds to Access Challenges

2 comments Written on November 29th, 2012     
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ELGIN, IL (November 29, 2012) – The issues confronting those who are challenged by curbs and stairs did not figure prominently into building designs in the early 1970s, the time that the Evangelical Covenant Church of Elgin was constructed.…


Outreach to Storm Victims a Powerful Witness

Post a Comment » Written on November 21st, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

NEW YORK, NY (November 21, 2012) – Ecumenical relief work led in part by Evangelical Covenant Church ministers continues providing essential assistance to survivors of Hurricane Sandy.



‘Hymnathon’ Raises Funds to Help Feed the Hungry

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HILMAR, CA (November 14, 2012) – Choirs from different churches and audience members recently joined together to sing more than 50 hymns in less than two hours as part of a “hymnathon” to help Hilmar Covenant Church raise funds to …


Moose ‘Road Kill’ Ministry – Helping the Hungry

1 Comment » Written on November 13th, 2012     
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KENAI, AK (November 13, 2012) – The Road-kill Moose Meat Recovery Ministry of the River Covenant Church is probably one of the more unusual in the denomination.