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Combined Worship Celebrates Denominational Ties

Post a Comment » Written on December 10th, 2012     
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CHANDLER, AZ (December 10, 2012) – More than 100 people from Covenant congregations in Arizona and Nevada gathered recently at Hope Covenant Church for a barbecue followed by a combined worship service connecting participants with each other in a broad …


‘Navigate’ Helps Churches Adapt to Changing Times

Post a Comment » Written on November 16th, 2012     
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By Cathy Norman Peterson

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (November 16, 2012) – When immigrant farmers started Bethlehem Covenant Church in Waverly, Nebraska, 130 years ago, they never envisioned the changes that would take place in their community in the ensuing decades.



Silverhill Celebrates 110 Years of Faithful Ministry

1 Comment » Written on November 9th, 2012     
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SILVERHILL, AL (November 9, 2012) – Individuals attending the dinner honoring the 110th anniversary of the Silverhill Covenant Church on Sunday paid nearly as much for their ticket as the entire congregation spent to paint the original building.…


A Performance Fit for a King—and Queen

2 comments Written on October 24th, 2012     
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ST. PAUL, MN (October 24, 2012) – Jennifer Christiansen, a member of First Covenant Church of Saint Paul, says she was honored to perform with a fiddle group for the king and queen of Sweden during their recent visit …


Bethany Service Announces Medical Rates for 2013

Post a Comment » Written on September 27th, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (September 27, 2012) – Bethany Benefit Service medical/dental premiums next year will increase five percent, a rate that is less than average increases projected for most other employee medical plans for 2013, it was announced today.…


Thursday Webcast Focuses on Church Mission Trips

Post a Comment » Written on September 25th, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (September 25, 2012) – How to make the most out of local church mission trips will be the focus of a Covenant Communications webcast at 10 a.m. (CDT) Thursday.…


Briefs: Free Chairs, Congo Trucks, Call-In Thursday

Post a Comment » Written on September 18th, 2012     
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Call-In Café on Spiritual Growth

CHICAGO, IL (September 18, 2012) – Bruce Lawson will host a Call-In Café discussion entitled Creating Spiritual Growth Pathways. The hour-long discussion will start at 11 a.m. (CDT) on Thursday.



Fund Will Help Church Assist Isaac Victims

Post a Comment » Written on August 31st, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (August 31, 2012) – A special Covenant World Relief (CWR) fund has been established to help Canal Street Covenant Church in New Orleans provide immediate assistance to victims of Hurricane Isaac.…


Isaac Impacts Newly Adopted Covenant Church

Post a Comment » Written on August 30th, 2012     
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NEW ORLEANS, LA (August 30, 2012) – Hurricane Isaac has destroyed the home of a Canal Street Covenant Church member and caused minor damage to the congregation’s building, Pastor Page Brooks told President Gary Walter on Wednesday night.…


Community Joins Together to Offer Free Medical Care

1 Comment » Written on August 29th, 2012     
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PORTLAND, OR (August 29, 2012) – Members of St. Johns Covenant Church were among volunteers from area congregations who recently participated in the first Compassion North Portland event, during which more than 400 people received free medical, dental, and vision …