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A Block Party Celebrating Unusual Neighbors

Post a Comment » Written on October 11th, 2012     
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PHOENIX, AZ (October 11, 2012) – Hall of Fame rock star Alice Cooper stood on the stage at the grand opening block party of his Solid Rock Foundation’s teen center on Saturday and invited the crowd of more than 2,000 …


Briefs: Leadership Conferences, AVA Training Session

Post a Comment » Written on October 8th, 2012     
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NWC Sponsoring Two Leadership Conferences

FOREST LAKE, MN (October 8, 2012) – The Northwest Conference has two major leadership events scheduled in Minnesota in October and November.



CHET Leaders Assist Congregation of Murder Victims

2 comments Written on August 31st, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

RIVERSIDE, CA (August 31, 2012) – Ed Delgado, president of Centro Hispano de Estudios Teologicos (CHET), and Flor Graterol, the school’s chaplain, rushed to support the pastor of a church plant and his congregation Thursday after learning



Washington Post Features Covenant Pastor’s Unique Cross-cultural Ministry

Post a Comment » Written on August 31st, 2012     
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 31, 2012) – Covenant minister Peter Chin, a second-generation Korean American, and the largely African American congregation where he serves as interim pastor were highlighted on the front page of the Washington Post’s Metro section Saturday.…


Covenanter Takes Bronze in Swimming

Post a Comment » Written on August 30th, 2012     
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LONDON, ENGLAND (August 30, 2012) – Paralympian Elizabeth Stone, whose family attends First Covenant Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, captured the bronze medal in the 100-meter butterfly today.…


Holmgren Inducted into Packers Hall of Fame

4 comments Written on July 26th, 2012     
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By John Brooks

GREEN BAY, WI (JULY 26, 2012) – The Green Bay Packers inducted former head coach Mike Holmgren into the Packers Hall of Fame on July 21. Holmgren, now the president of the Cleveland Browns, and his family,



Covenant Minister’s Work with Students Recognized

1 Comment » Written on November 3rd, 2011     
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WEST PEABODY, MA (November 3, 2011) – Steve Cushing was bewildered during a recent worship service when his wife, Sharon, was called to the front of the sanctuary at West Peabody Community Covenant Church. Cushing, the chaplain at the New


Faith in the Midst of Tragedy

6 comments Written on October 3rd, 2011     
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By Stan Friedman

SLOAN, IA (October 1, 2011) – Volunteer firefighter Don Jorgensen was filling his car with gas before he drove to Westwood High School, where he teaches English, to help with a fundraiser. But then a phone call



Hamming for Camera Paves Way to MTV Gig

Post a Comment » Written on August 5th, 2011     
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By Stan Friedman

FRIDLEY, MN (August 5, 2011) – Lenay Dunn filmed a multitudinous number of goofy videos with her friends starting in middle school. Ted Olsen and his wife, Kim, noticed more than the silliness.



Covenanter Wins Miss Minnesota Crown

2 comments Written on June 24th, 2011     
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By Stan Friedman

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (June 24, 2011) – Natalie Davis, a member of Dassel Covenant Church, was named Miss Minnesota last Saturday and will spend the next year promoting her platform – autism awareness.