A Moment of Joy Shattered by Sorrow

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By Stan Friedman

BROOKLYN CENTER, MN (November 28, 2012) – Beatrice Wilson fled her poverty stricken, war-torn native Liberia a dozen years ago. She became something of a “grandmother” to many in the Liberian community that continued to settle in

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There Are No ‘Discounts’ on Compassion

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CHICAGO, IL (November 26, 2012) – Our eyes and ears had barely recovered from the onslaught of political advertisements before being overwhelmed with promotions for almost unbelievable Black Friday and Cyber Monday post-Thanksgiving sales.

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Covenant Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

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CHICAGO, IL (November 22, 2012) – Offices of the Evangelical Covenant Church are closed today and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving.

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Outreach to Storm Victims a Powerful Witness

Post a Comment » Written on November 21st, 2012     
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NEW YORK, NY (November 21, 2012) – Ecumenical relief work led in part by Evangelical Covenant Church ministers continues providing essential assistance to survivors of Hurricane Sandy.

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Storm Sandy Photo Gallery

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Transforming Power of Love, Acceptance, Forgiveness

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KEENE, NH (November 21, 2012) – When Carl Babbitt Jr. was released from prison in 2000 after serving 11 years of a 15-year sentence for manslaughter, he vowed to never return. Three years later, he was back in jail. He

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Wedding Gown Gift – One Way to ‘Pay It Forward’

Post a Comment » Written on November 20th, 2012     
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NEW YORK, NY (November 20, 2012) – Alissa Walter, daughter of Evangelical Covenant Church President Gary Walter, gave away her wedding dress Monday on NBC’s TODAY Show to a woman who could not otherwise have afforded one of her own.

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CWR Partner HEAL Africa Treating East Congo Victims

Post a Comment » Written on November 20th, 2012     
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NEWS UPDATEThe city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo came under the control of a military rebel group this morning following a series of clashes and a particularly hard-fought battle in the center of the city.

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Memorial Service to Celebrate Ministry of Marie E. Rojas

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PLANTATION, FL (November 20, 2012) – Retired Evangelical Covenant Church missionary Marie Elizabeth (Cottrell) Rojas, 92, will be remembered during the quarterly Memorial Service at Covenant Village of Florida on January 20.

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A Biblical Perspective on Health and Healing

2 comments Written on November 19th, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (November 19, 2012) – The country continues to be embroiled in debates on how to provide access to health care, but in his new book, Healthy Human Life, James Bruckner, a professor of Old

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