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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.…


Hurricane Damage Will Take Years to Repair

Post a Comment » Written on October 2nd, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

NEW ORLEANS, LA (October 2, 2012) – The pastor of the local Evangelical Covenant Church says Hurricane Isaac left behind far more damage than most people living elsewhere know about and that full recovery will take years



Memorial Service Planned for Harry Ekstam

2 comments Written on August 3rd, 2012     
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BATAVIA, IL (August 3, 2012) – A memorial service for retired Evangelical Covenant Church minister and administrator Harry Ekstam, 94, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 18, at Batavia Covenant Church. Pastor Mark Nilson will officiate. Ekstam died …


Atlanta Congregation Puts Faith into Practice

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ATLANTA, GA (March 28, 2012) – The nearest full-service grocery store is several miles away. The only green space in the neighborhood is called Mother Mattie’s Garden, a narrow, quarter-acre lot in the middle of a blighted community.…


Memorial Service Planned for Howard H. Carlstrom

2 comments Written on March 26th, 2012     
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NORTHBROOK, IL (March 26, 2012) – A memorial service will be conducted in April for retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Howard H. Carlstrom, 88, who died Saturday at Covenant Village of Northbrook where he had lived for 13 years.…


Repurposing Discarded Materials – and Lives

1 Comment » Written on January 11th, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

SUMMERFIELD, NC (January 11, 2012) – A ministry cofounded by the pastor and a layperson from Mount Bethel Covenant Church repurposes furniture so that lives might be renewed.



Ministries Assisting Alabama Tornado Victims

Post a Comment » Written on January 10th, 2012     
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PRATT CITY, AL (January 10, 2012) – A four-way partnership involving three Evangelical Covenant Church ministries and a longstanding nonprofit organization is helping more than 150 families that were victims of last April’s devastating tornadoes to reclaim



Memorial Service Saturday for L. Daniel Ericson

13 comments Written on January 10th, 2012     
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PLANTATION, FL (January 10, 2011) – A memorial service will be conducted on Saturday for retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor and missionary L. Daniel Ericson, 89, who died last Saturday.…


Churches Help Kids Prepare for Start of Classes

1 Comment » Written on September 9th, 2011     
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By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (September 9, 2011) – Evangelical Covenant Church congregations across the country have been helping local students and teachers prepare for classes in the public schools.



Partnership to Provide Holistic Support to Hard-Hit Area

Post a Comment » Written on September 9th, 2011     
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PRATT CITY, ALABAMA (September 9, 2011) – More than 330 survivors of a killer tornado in this area outside of Birmingham will receive holistic support to improve their lives, thanks to a partnership among Covenant World Relief (CWR), New City …