In Brief: Covenanters Making News

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GRAND FORKS, CO (January 22, 2009) – Hope Covenant Church will sponsor a lecture on “American Slavery and You: How Discussing the History of Slavery Speaks to Today’s Church.”

Church member Kellie Carter Jackson will present the lecture. She is a doctoral candidate and Richard Hofstadter Faculty Fellow in the history department at Columbia University in New York City as well as a Fellow at the National Visionary Leadership Project, headed by Camille Cosby and Rene Poussaint. Carter has given numerous presentations all over the country on American Slavery, Frederick Douglass, and Emancipation Day celebrations.

KICY to Sponsor Radio Bible Trivia Contest

NOME, AK – KICY radio will sponsor a national radio Bible trivia contest from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (CST) on Saturday, January 24.

The program can be heard live at the KICY website. Listeners are encouraged to form teams as well as compete individually.

Register by calling 1-800-478-5429 or by email. There is no cost to participate. Prizes and certificates will be awarded.

Questions will be asked over the radio, and participants will call in answers to the telephone operators at KICY on the toll-free telephone line.

KICY AM & FM are owned & operated by Arctic Broadcasting Association, which is an affiliated corporation of the Evangelical Covenant Church.

Interfaith Service Focuses on Overcoming Injustice

WALTHAM, MA – The Covenant Congregational Church of
Waltham
hosted an interfaith service honoring Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday evening.

In an article published in the local newspaper, Pastor Linda Williams said, “This service was conceived from the Waltham Ministerial Association to do a community event to address injustices in the community, honor Martin Luther King Jr. and carry on a sense of unity to address and hopefully overcome injustices.”

Editor’s note: the newspaper article incorrectly identifies he church as a Lutheran congregation.

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