Posts Tagged ‘Great Lakes’

New Enabling Residence to Open in June

3 comments Written on December 11th, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

GRAND RAPIDS, MI (December 11, 2012) – Construction of a second enabling residence on the campus of Covenant Village of the Great Lakes is expected to be completed in March 2013 and open to residents in June.



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.



Covenanters Rally to Support Storm Victims

1 Comment » Written on November 7th, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

BRONX, NY (November 6, 2012) – Several vehicles, including a U-Haul truck carrying relief supplies from churches in the Great Lakes Conference (GLC) of the Evangelical Covenant Church, arrived at the Kingsbridge Armory on Monday to help



Buffalo Covenant Moves to ‘Living Legacy’ Status

1 Comment » Written on October 22nd, 2012     
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BUFFALO, NY (October 22, 2012) – Beatrice Radakovich, pastor of Buffalo Covenant Church, says the grace and compassion with which the congregation closed its doors for the final time has deepened her own trust in God and will inspire …


Moving Out of the Worship ‘Comfort Zone’

1 Comment » Written on September 14th, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

DETROIT, MI (September 14, 2012) – Church leaders are supposed to encourage congregations to move beyond their comfort zones, and Citadel of Faith Covenant Church did just that using a unique approach over the summer.



Memorial Service Planned for Helen B. Swanson

Post a Comment » Written on September 12th, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (September 12, 2012) – Helen B. Swanson, widow of Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Richard J. Swanson, died Sunday at her daughter’s home in Chicago. She was three days shy of her ninety-first birthday.…


Covenanter Captures Bronze in Paralympics

Post a Comment » Written on September 10th, 2012     
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LONDON, ENGLAND (September 10, 2012) – Covenanter Elizabeth Stone captured two bronze medals at the Paralympic Games.…


2013 Annual Meeting Planning Under Way

Post a Comment » Written on September 7th, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

DETROIT, MI (September 7, 2012) – Covenanters attending the 2013 Annual Meeting here next year may have the opportunity to engage in two days of mission ministries immediately prior to the denomination’s gathering set for June 27-30.



Six Days Later: New Home, New Dream

1 Comment » Written on September 6th, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI (September 6, 2012) – Faith Covenant Church was the lead congregation on a project that built a home in six days for a family last month.



Briefs: Charity Golf Event, Hispanic Heritage Festival

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Golf Tourney Benefits Detroit Mobile Dental Ministry

DETROIT, MI (August 22, 2012) – Covenant Community Care’s new mobile dental program will benefit from the medical ministry’s golf outing on September 8.