The Inauguration – Reflections on Historic Moment

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CHICAGO, IL (January 23, 2009) – A number of Covenanters made the trek to Washington, D.C., this week to view the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States.

Following are three pieces offering reflections from some of those in attendance. Click on the headline to read the entire article.

Thrilled to Be a Part of History

Five Covenanters share their perspectives, including Amy and Adam Rohler, pastors of Bethesda Covenant Church in New York City; Sarah and Adam Phillips, who works with the ONE Campaign in Washington, D.C.; and Judy Howard Peterson, campus chaplain at North Park University.

The Inauguration Through a Photographer’s Eyes

Warren Dillaway, a staff photographer with the Star-Beacon newspaper in Ashtabula, Ohio, was part of a 43-member group, organized by the Ashtabula chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), that traveled to Washington for the event. He shares his reactions as events unfolded.

Hope – A Reflection on the Inauguration

Wayne L. Smith, pastor of Harvard Campus of Praise Covenant Church in Tacoma, shares his thoughts, offering some historical perspective and his personal struggle in seeking to better understand the deep motivation that compelled him to join the throngs in D.C.

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