Church Opens Doors to Homeless as Temperatures Plunge

Post a Comment » Written on December 31st, 2009     
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EUGENE, OR (December 31, 2009) – Bitter temperatures that descended on the city led more than 90 people to sleep on cots and pads in the sanctuary of Valley Covenant Church for more than a week earlier this month.
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Brief Profiles of New ECC Staffers During 2009

Post a Comment » Written on December 31st, 2009     
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CHICAGO, IL (December 31, 2009) – A number of individuals joined the Evangelical Covenant Church staff during 2009.
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Power of Radio Ministry Evidenced in Changed Lives

Post a Comment » Written on December 30th, 2009     
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NOME, AK (December 30, 2009) – Luda Kinok’s uncle admonished her not to let anyone else know he was listening to KICY radio. Tuning into the gospel programs broadcast by the American station was a crime in the Soviet Union.
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New Poetry Volume – A Unique Look at ‘Resurrection’

Post a Comment » Written on December 30th, 2009     
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SANTA BARBARA, CA (December 30, 2009) – Poet Paul J. Willis, a member of Montecito Covenant Church who was surprised earlier this year when Garrison Keillor read his poem during a radio broadcast, has published his second volume of poetry, Rosing from the Dead.
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Tsunami: Five Years Later, CWR Still Making a Difference

Post a Comment » Written on December 29th, 2009     
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PUNE, INDIA (December 29, 2009) – Five years after the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami killed an estimated 250,000 people in 14 countries, Covenant World Relief (CWR) dollars continue to make a difference.
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Christmas Day Dinner Serves 350 Individuals

Post a Comment » Written on December 28th, 2009     
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MASON CITY, IA (December 28, 2009) – First Covenant Church served nearly 350 people Christmas Day as part of a community-wide event to make sure that no one needed to spend the holiday alone or miss a meal due to a lack of money.
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Presidential Scholarship Program Marks 10th Anniversary

Post a Comment » Written on December 28th, 2009     
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CHICAGO, IL (December 28, 2009) – Former Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) President Glenn Palmberg didn’t know Stephanie Stultz, Greg Applequist, or Erik Strom 10 years ago when he initiated the Presidential Scholarship program to benefit North Park Theological Seminary students.
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Christmas – A Different Manger Perspective

Post a Comment » Written on December 25th, 2009     
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By Don Meyer

CHICAGO, IL (December 25, 2009) – “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger” (Luke 2:10-12 TNIV).
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The Night of First Christmas

Post a Comment » Written on December 25th, 2009     
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CHICAGO, IL (December 25, 2009) – The following adaptation of a familiar Christmas poem was shared by Steve and Marti Burger during a recent chapel service at Evangelical Covenant Church offices. It is set to the cadence of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.
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Students Launch Program to Fight Human Trafficking

Post a Comment » Written on December 24th, 2009     
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WILMETTE, IL (December 24, 2009) – High school students at Winnetka Covenant Church have engaged a multi-pronged educational and economic strategy to fight human trafficking.
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