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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Hope Covenant, here we come!!!

On Saturday, after celebrating Simeon’s birthday with friends and family at Chuck E. Cheese (Simeon is going to love it!), we will be traveling down to Indianapolis, IN to speak at Hope Covenant Church on Sunday.  This is an exciting

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A Lenten Reflection from Joel

Lent is a season of soul-searching, repentance and reflection.  It is a season for contemplation and taking stock.  Lent originated in the earliest days of the Christian Church as a preparatory time for Easter, when the faithful rededicated themselves and

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Quick Updates

Here are some quick updates that you can read through to find out what is new with us:

  • We are up to 48% in support (Yeah!!!) and have setup some more church visits but there’s still a long way to
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Updated Calendar

  • March 3: Hope Covenant Church, Indianapolis, IN
  • March 15: Interviews with the Department of Ordered Ministry for Ordination and Licensing, Chicago, IL
  • March 30: Northwest Covenant Church for Men’s Lenten Breakfast, Mt. Prospect, IL
  • April 7:
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Worlds Apart

I have thought for quite a while about this blog and each time I sit down to write it, I forget what I want to say.  I knew once I remembered the title I had in my head for this

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Thank You North Park Covenant!

 

We had the pleasure of being with the good folks of North Park Covenant Church in Machesney Park, IL (just outside of Rockford) yesterday (February 10th).  They gave us the opportunity to share our story and vision for Ecuador

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Updated Calendar

  • February 10: North Park Covenant Church, Machesney Park, IL
  • March 3: Hope Covenant Church, Indianapolis, IN
  • March 15: Interviews with the Department of Ordered Ministry for Ordination and Licensing, Chicago, IL
  • March 30: Northwest Covenant Church
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Off to Midwinter

Joel will be leaving for San Diego, California tomorrow (the 4th) for the Annual Covenant Pastors Conference which is called Midwinter.  Midwinter is a time when Covenant pastors, missionaries and chaplains come together to learn, worship and fellowship.  This conference

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