Artist Pledges CD Profits to Aid Covenant Kids Congo

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GRANITE BAY, CA (December 7, 2012) – Lincoln Brewster, one of the most well-known worship artists, is donating all profits from his new Christmas CD, Joy to the World, and the accompanying concert tour to Covenant Kids Congo



A Christmas Play that Helps Feed Children at Home and in the Congo

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SUMNER, WA (December 6, 2012) – The Christmas play at Faith Covenant Church will highlight the needs and hope for homeless children in their community as well as the Democratic Republic of the Congo.



Palmbergs Honored as ‘Heroes of the Homeless’

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MERCER ISLAND, WA (December 6, 2012) – More than 400 guests attended a luncheon honoring Mercer Island Covenant Church Pastor Emeritus Bud Palmberg and his wife, Donna, as “Heroes of the Homeless 2012.” They founded and helped develop Operation Nightwatch



Training Saves Lives of Congolese Babies

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By Stan Friedman

KARAWA, DR CONGO (December 5, 2012) – Pediatric intensive care specialist Dr. Eric Gunnoe of Portland, Maine, has participated in mission trips to some of the poorest countries around the world, but said his most recent trip




Funeral Service Wednesday for Ann J. Carlson

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LOVELAND, CO (December 4, 2012) – Funeral services for Ann J. Carlson, 94, wife of retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Irving Carlson, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday , December 5, in Loveland. She died November 26.…



2013 Week of Prayer Material Available

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CHICAGO, IL (December 4, 2012) – Free material for the 2013 Week of Prayer is now available on the Covenant website for download.…



Briefs: Finding Hope Key Theme in Most-Read List

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CHICAGO, IL (December 4, 2012) – Seeking and finding hope in the midst of tragedy was a common theme among the most-read Covenant News Service stories during November.…



Storm-Victimized Daycare Center Reopens – for Now

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By Stan Friedman

LAURENCE HARBOR, NJ (December 3, 2012) – The day care center operated by Laurence Harbor Covenant Church has re-opened after being closed for several weeks following Hurricane Sandy.




Call to Prayer Issued in Wake of Congo Violence

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GOMA, DRC (November 30, 2012) – An urgent call to prayer has been issued in response to violence in the eastern region of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) near the city of Goma, fighting that has killed many and displaced …



Elgin Congregation Responds to Access Challenges

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ELGIN, IL (November 29, 2012) – The issues confronting those who are challenged by curbs and stairs did not figure prominently into building designs in the early 1970s, the time that the Evangelical Covenant Church of Elgin was constructed.…