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Federal Grant Allows Detroit Clinic to Expand

1 Comment » Written on June 20th, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

DETROIT, MI (June 20, 2012) – Covenant Community Care (CCC) will receive $868,000 in a new federal grant announced by U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius after she toured the nonprofit today.

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Memorial Service Thursday for Edwin D. Noren

8 comments Written on June 18th, 2012     
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GRAND RAPIDS, MI (June 18, 2012) – A memorial service for retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor and missionary Edwin D. Noren will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Covenant Church. Noren, 88, died Sunday.

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Detroit Covenanters Serve Hundreds at Special Event

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DETROIT, MI (May 29, 2012) – Evangelical Covenant Church congregations and related ministries were among numerous organizations that served hundreds of people when they participated in “Lovin’ the D” at Wayne State University on May 19.

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Memorial Service Saturday for C. LaVerne Erickson

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NORTHBROOK, IL (May 22, 2012) – A memorial service for retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor C. LaVerne Erickson, 101, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Covenant Village of Northbrook. He died Friday, May 18.

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Funeral Service Saturday for George Welch

3 comments Written on May 10th, 2012     
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NORTHBROOK, IL (May 10, 2012) – A funeral service for retired Evangelical Covenant Church missionary and pastor George Welch, 100, will be conducted in Lexington, Kentucky, on Saturday. He died Monday at Brandel Care Center in Northbrook, Illinois.

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McGrath Welcomed as New Great Lakes Superintendent

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GRAND RAPIDS, MI (May 2, 2012) – Delegates to the Great Lakes Conference annual meeting elected Garth McGrath to be their new superintendent and honored his predecessor, Richard Lucco, with an award that will be given annually in his honor.…

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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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Memorial Service Planned for Howard H. Carlstrom

2 comments Written on March 26th, 2012     
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NORTHBROOK, IL (March 26, 2012) – A memorial service will be conducted in April for retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Howard H. Carlstrom, 88, who died Saturday at Covenant Village of Northbrook where he had lived for 13 years.

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Close Call as Twister Rips Through Michigan Town

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DEXTER, MI (March 16, 2012) – About half a dozen members of Connexions Covenant Church suffered some damage to their houses, but no one was injured when an EF3-rated tornado skipped through the community Thursday evening, said Pastor Ron Gelaude, …

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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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