Posts Tagged ‘East Coast’

Memorial Service Conducted for June Rask

3 comments Written on May 18th, 2012     
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CROMWELL, CT (May 22, 2012) – A memorial service was conducted today for June (Meyers) Rask, 91, widow of Evangelical Covenant Church pastor K. Ejnar Rask.

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East Coast Celebrates Justice, Evangelism Theme

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EASTON, CT (May 4, 2012) – The East Coast Conference annual meeting celebrated how its churches have been living into the gathering’s theme, “Where do Justice and Evangelism Meet,” and encouraged delegates to continue expanding the good work.

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Briefs: Naval Academy Sermon, Overcoming ‘Obstacles’

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Smith Preaches at U.S. Naval Academy

ANNAPOLIS, MD (April 23, 2012) – Efrem Smith, superintendent of the Pacific Southwest Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church, doesn’t remember exactly how discussions started three years ago to have him preach at the

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Briefs: Pastor Featured, Nyvall Lectures, 125th Fete

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Harlem Pastor Highlighted in New York Times

NEW YORK CITY, NY (April 9, 2012) – A New York Times photo essay focusing on pastors in Harlem included Jose Humphreys, pastor of Metro Hope Church, an Evangelical Covenant Church congregation.

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Gammelgard Accepts East Coast Conference Position

4 comments Written on April 3rd, 2012     
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CROMWELL, CT (April 3, 2012) – Kreig Gammelgard has accepted a call to serve as associate superintendent and director of congregational vitality for the East Coast Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church, it was announced today by superintendent Howard Burgoyne.

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Memorial Observance Set for Donald L. Olson

Post a Comment » Written on March 20th, 2012     
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BANGOR, ME (March 20, 2012) – A memorial observance to honor retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Donald L. Olson, who died last Thursday, will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. March 24 at Brooking-Smith Funeral Home.

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McGrath Nominated to Lead Great Lakes Conference

5 comments Written on March 9th, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (March 9, 2012) – Garth McGrath, senior pastor of Monadnock Covenant Church in Keene, New Hampshire, has been nominated to serve as superintendent of the Great Lakes Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC), it was announced today.

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Third NYC Congregation Secures New Worship Space

Post a Comment » Written on February 20th, 2012     
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NEW YORK, NY (February 20, 2012) – A third congregation connected with the Evangelical Covenant Church has found temporary meeting space after being evicted from the public schools where they had been worshiping.

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Pastors Use TV Show to Discuss Differing Faith Views

Post a Comment » Written on February 16th, 2012     
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LIVINGSTON, NJ (February 15, 2012) – Susan Gillespie, pastor of Trinity Covenant Church, says the Clergy Corner TV program that features a panel discussion among local religious leaders of different faith traditions models how discussions over

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Evicted Churches Making Alternate Space Arrangements

1 Comment » Written on February 14th, 2012     
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NEW YORK CITY, NY (February 14, 2012) – Two congregations connected with the Evangelical Covenant Church are among roughly 60 local congregations that have been evicted from public school buildings in which they previously met. A third

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