Posts Tagged ‘Northwest’

Funeral Service Wednesday for Ann J. Carlson

2 comments Written on December 4th, 2012     
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LOVELAND, CO (December 4, 2012) – Funeral services for Ann J. Carlson, 94, wife of retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Irving Carlson, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday , December 5, in Loveland. She died November 26.…


A Moment of Joy Shattered by Sorrow

3 comments Written on November 28th, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

BROOKLYN CENTER, MN (November 28, 2012) – Beatrice Wilson fled her poverty stricken, war-torn native Liberia a dozen years ago. She became something of a “grandmother” to many in the Liberian community that continued to settle in



‘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.



Acclaimed Musical Prompts Students to Reflect on Race

1 Comment » Written on November 14th, 2012     
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN (November 14, 2012) – Minnehaha Academy’s production of the critically acclaimed Broadway musical “Big River,” which is based on the characters of Huckelberry Finn and Tom Sawyer, gave students a special, though sometimes painful opportunity to reflect …


Funeral Service Planned for Robert Kronberg

Post a Comment » Written on November 7th, 2012     
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OMAHA, NE (November 7, 2012) – A funeral service for retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Robert Kronberg will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. next Tuesday, November 13, at Swedeburg Covenant Church in Swedeburg, Nebraska. He died last Sunday.…


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 …


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.



Kara Stromberg Joins Northwest Conference Staff

Post a Comment » Written on August 24th, 2012     
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN (August 24, 2012) – Kara Stromberg has joined the staff of the Northwest Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church as director of Children and Family Ministry. She will assume her new responsibilities September 15.…


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.



Congregation Experiences Growth Along Vitality Pathway

Post a Comment » Written on August 16th, 2012     
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN (August 16, 2012) – Editor’s note: The following article appears in the summer issue of the e-publication Imprints produced by the Northwest Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC).