Posts Tagged ‘Pacific Northwest’

‘Smart Limb’ Opens New Doors, Offers New Hope

Post a Comment » Written on December 17th, 2012     
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YELM, WA (December 17, 2012) – Zac Vawter had read somewhere that the U.S. Department of Defense was pursuing development of a “smart limb” for upper extremities. The military also would begin research that would employ the



One-of-a-Kind Organ Debuts During Sunday Concert

9 comments Written on November 15th, 2012     
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MT. VERNON, WA (November 15, 2012) – Bethany Covenant Church will debut on Sunday its one-of-a-kind organ designed in part by its associate pastor of worship and the arts, patterned on instruments built by 19th century innovative French organ builder …


NPC Accepting Nominations for Superintendent

1 Comment » Written on November 2nd, 2012     
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MERCER ISLAND, WA (November 2, 2012) – Nominations are being accepted for the position as superintendent of the North Pacific Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC), according to a posting on the conference website.…


‘Homeless’ Event Raises Funds for Shelter

1 Comment » Written on October 4th, 2012     
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SHORELINE, WA (October 4, 2012) – Susan Talbot remembers the pain and struggles of her family living in a camper mounted on the back of an old pickup when she was 16 years old in the 1970s.



Work Begins on Low-Income Housing Facility

1 Comment » Written on October 1st, 2012     
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SEATTLE, WA (October 1, 2012) – “We’re going to build hope and live in it” – that was the refrain during recent groundbreaking ceremonies for Impact Family Village, a mixed-use building that will provide housing for low-income families.…


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 …


Training Offered on Helping Domestic Violence Victims

3 comments Written on August 22nd, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (August 22, 2012) – Trainings to educate participants on how they can minister to victims of domestic violence will be offered in September in Portland, Oregon, and in October in Seattle, Washington.…


Summer Feeding Program Helps Hungry Kids

Post a Comment » Written on July 6th, 2012     
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WENATCHEE, WA (July 6, 2012) – Columbia Grove Covenant Church is making sure that underserved children in their area have a nutritious lunch Monday through Thursday every week during the summer.



Peaches to Papayas – Another Way to Feed the World

Post a Comment » Written on June 8th, 2012     
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KINGSBURG, CA (June 8, 2012) – The Kingsburg Covenant Church has teamed with missionary Roy Danforth in the Central African Republic (CAR) to help turn “Peaches into Papayas.” It’s not a Jesus-like miracle, but is a sign of what can …


Oregon Covenanters Developing Free Health Clinic

3 comments Written on June 7th, 2012     
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MCMINNVILLE, OR (June 7, 2012) – The McMinnville Covenant Church pastor and parish nurse are helping spearhead plans for a health clinic that would provide free service to county residents.…