Posts Tagged ‘Youth’

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 …


Role-Play Games Provide Reach into Community

2 comments Written on October 18th, 2012     
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SIOUX FALLS, SD (October 18, 2012) – Blake Craig says he knows some Christians believe churches should oppose role-playing games (RPGs), but the member of Prairie Hills Covenant Church is using them as a way to build bridges with people …


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 …


Merge Lists 2013 Student Global Leadership Events

Post a Comment » Written on September 19th, 2012     
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KNOXVILLE, TN (September 19, 2012) – A new leadership initiative through Covenant Merge Ministries will bring together 15 high school students with counterparts in a developing world nation.…


Covenant Kids Announces Trips for 2013

1 Comment » Written on September 10th, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (September 10, 2012) – Mission trips are being planned to follow the CHIC 2012 offering for Covenant Kids. Students raised a record $127,555 to benefit children in different countries.…


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.…


DeLoach Wins Olympic Bronze in Long Jump

1 Comment » Written on August 9th, 2012     
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LONDON, ENGLAND (August 9, 2012) – Covenanter Janay DeLoach garnered a bronze medal in the long jump on Wednesday by the narrowest of margins.…


CHIC Stories Top July’s Most-Read List

Post a Comment » Written on August 6th, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (August 6, 2012) – Eight of the 10 most-read Covenant News Service stories in July were related to CHIC 2012, the triennial youth event that attracted some 5,000 students to Knoxville, Tennessee. Click on the link to the …


Finance Team Makes Sure Money Handled Well at CHIC

Post a Comment » Written on July 23rd, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

KNOXVILLE, TN (July 23, 2012) – Dean Lundgren was getting more excited with each bucket of money he dumped in front of the CHIC 2012 volunteers who sat at long rows of tables sorting bills of different



Early Planning, Late Arrivals Part of Mainstage Manager’s Job

Post a Comment » Written on July 23rd, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

KNOXVILLE, TN (July 23, 2012) – The CHIC 2012 worship band was playing Tuesday night but a problem had developed. Francis Chan, the evening’s speaker, had not arrived. The plane that was flying him to Knoxville had