Posts Tagged ‘Leadership’

Search Begins for New Ordered Ministry Leader

Post a Comment » Written on February 13th, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (February 13, 2012) – A search process is under way for a new executive minister of the Department of the Ordered Ministry of the Evangelical Covenant Church, following the announcement of David W. Kersten’s nomination to become the …


Kersten Nominated to Lead North Park Theological Seminary

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CHICAGO, IL (February 13, 2012) – David W. Kersten has been nominated to serve as dean of North Park Theological Seminary, following approval of the North Park University Board of Trustees on Saturday.…


CHET Scholarships Help Student Pursue Dream

Post a Comment » Written on December 14th, 2011     
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COMPTON, CA (December 14, 2011) – Benito Amaya says the two scholarships he received during graduation ceremonies at Centro Hispano de Estudios Teologicos (CHET) will one day enable him to walk across the stage in a cap and gown as …


Covenanter Honored as Illinois Student Laureate

2 comments Written on November 17th, 2011     
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CHICAGO, IL (November 17, 2011) – Hannah A. Haugen, a North Park University senior and member of Milwaukie (Oregon) Covenant Church, is one of 51 students from Illinois colleges and universities to be named a Student Laureate.…


CHET: Nothing Like Success to Create More Challenges

1 Comment » Written on September 26th, 2011     
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By Don Meyer

COMPTON, CA (September 26, 2011) – “Can you believe it?” the email begins. “We have just started our second academic school year at our new, beautiful CHET Compton venue, and we are literally bulging at the seams.”



A Pastor Looks at Ministry Over the Long Haul

10 comments Written on September 16th, 2011     
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SANTA BARBARA, CA (September 16, 2011) – Editor’s note: From time to time, we come across articles in church newsletters, individual blogs and other media that we believe may interest our readers.


Briefs: Megachurch Reflection, February Sankofa

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Smaller Ministries the Focus, Not ‘Mega’ Growth

IRVINE, CA (September 16, 2011) – OCWeekly features a cover story on David Gibbons, pastor of Newsong Church, and his decision to switch the direction of the ministry when it was on



News Briefs: Covenanters Making Headlines

Post a Comment » Written on August 23rd, 2011     
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Free Workshop for Town and Country Leaders

ALEXANDRIA, MN (August 23, 2011) – The Town and Country Commission will sponsor a free leadership workshop October 9-10. It will precede the Ministerial Association Retreat.



Briefs: Conference Realigns Leadership; Building Remodeled

Post a Comment » Written on August 19th, 2011     
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN (August 19, 2011) – The Northwest Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church has restructured its staff and redefined roles among the leadership to better advance its three priorities of congregational vitality, church planting, and children, youth and family …


Symposium Speaks to Role of Nonprofits in Cities

2 comments Written on May 19th, 2011     
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CHICAGO, IL (May 19, 2011) — Rahm Emanuel, the newly inaugurated mayor of Chicago, spoke about the importance of the nonprofit community in Chicago at North Park University’s annual Axelson Center Symposium for Nonprofit Professionals and Volunteers.