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Six Churches Removed from Membership Roster

ESTES PARK, CO (June 29, 2011) – Six churches from six conferences were removed from denominational membership during the 126th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church.

The churches, grouped by conference, are as follows:

Central Conference

Korean Central Covenant Church in Northbrook, Illinois, merged. The congregation joined the Covenant in 1966 and most recently had 20 members.

East Coast Conference

Calvary Covenant Church in Cranston, Rhode Island, closed. The church was organized in 1895 and most recently had 20 members.

Trinity Covenant Church in Plainville, Connecticut, closed. The church joined the denomination in 1895 and most recently had 57 members.

Covenant Congregational Church in Waltham, Massachusetts, closed. It most recently had 40 members. The church was founded in 1888.

North Pacific Conference

Tapestry Covenant Church in Tacoma,Washington, closed. The congregation joined the Covenant in 2001 and most recently had 35 members.

Pacific Southwest Conference

Vida Abundante Covenant Church in Sacramento, California, withdrew its membership. The congregation joined the Covenant in 2002 and most recently had 120 members.

About the Author

  • Marianne Peters is a freelance writer, master gardener, and environmental educator. She lives in Plymouth, Indiana with her husband, two teenage daughters, and two mischievous ginger cats called Fred and George (after the Weasley twins of Harry Potter fame). From 2008-2013 she wrote the Creation Care column for Covenant Companion magazine. In 2011, her family decided to downsize by half, a decision that led to the publication of her book Declutter for Good: Share Your Life and Reclaim Your Life. She blogs about green living and gardening at www.freshwordswriting.com.

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