In Brief: Covenanters Making News

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CASTLE ROCK, CO (December 3, 2009) – Members of Castle Oaks Covenant Church took advantage of their new location at a popular outlet mall on Black Friday and served coffee to early Christmas shoppers from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.

The church had not even held its first worship service at the Outlets of Castle Rock Mall. That service was conducted on Sunday.

“It’s a great move for this church,” says Rick Mylander, associate superintendent for the Midwest Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC).

The church also welcomed its new pastor, Paul Lessard, who is already familiar with the area. He served as the founding administrator of Covenant Bible College – Midwest in Windsor, Colorado.

Registration Begins for Leadership Matrix

OLYMPIA, WA – Registrations are being taken for the North Pacific Conference’s Leadership Matrix training event to be held March 6, 2010, at River Ridge Covenant Church in Olympia.

The daylong teaching, training, and networking event is open to pastors and volunteer leaders. Keynote speakers include Sherwood Carthen, pastor of Bayside Covenant of South Sacramento and NBA team chaplain for the Sacramento Kings, and Peter Sung, national director of church planting for the ECC.

Registration is $35 per person. For groups of four or more people from the same church, registration is $30 per person. For more information, email the conference office or call 206-275-3903.

Midwest Conference Launches Video Magazine

OMAHA, NE – The Midwest Conference has mailed the first edition of its video magazine to churches. MidWEst Video-Connect includes two stories about churches in the conference.

The conference hopes to produce up to four DVDs each year. Superintendent Ken Carlson says the videos can be used in various settings such as board meetings, membership classes to introduce shared conference ministries, and mission moments during worship times.

In October, the conference began distributing its e-newsletter, “MidWEst E-Connect.” That issue can be downloaded here.

Online Purchases Can Benefit Paul Carlson Partnership

CHICAGO, IL – Paul Carlson Partnership (PCP) is now a member of GoodSearch, a search engine powered by Yahoo that donates a percentage of its revenue to the charities and schools designated by its users.

Donors can use GoodSearch just like any other search engine. The money that GoodSearch donates to recipient charities comes from advertisers. When individuals desiring to support PCP shop online at stores such as Amazon or Target using the GoodSearch tool, from one to three percent of the purchase price is donated to PCP.

Click here to get started – and support the Paul Carlson Partnership.

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