The Make & Deepen Disciples Nominating Committee moves to pause the search process for the MDD executive minister until after the 2023 Annual Meeting, in order to allow time to discern a new staffing structure.
The Board of Covenant Trust Company has appointed Scott Hanson, vice president of Finance for Covenant Ministries of Benevolence, to chair the search committee for the replacement of Ann Wiesbrock, president of Covenant Trust Company.
Ann P. Wiesbrock announced her retirement as president of Covenant Trust Company effective in the spring of 2023. Wiesbrock has served as president of Covenant Trust Company and executive director of Covenant Estate Planning Services since 2010.
The Covenant Executive Board (CEB) announces the nomination of Rev. Paul Lessard to serve a second term as executive minister of Start and Strengthen Churches. He will stand for election at the denomination’s 137th Annual Meeting.
The Covenant Executive Board (CEB) announced the nomination of Rev. Paul Robinson to serve a second term as executive minister of Love Mercy and Do Justice.
In a letter to the Covenant Executive Board, Executive Minister of Make and Deepen Disciples, Rev. Michelle Sanchez, shared that she has prayerfully discerned not to pursue renomination. The Evangelical Covenant Church is grateful for all she has done to serve the Covenant since she began serving in this role in 2015.
At its October meeting, the Covenant Executive Board voted to advance to the 2023 Annual Meeting the involuntary removal of Awaken Church in St. Paul, Minnesota, and Quest Church in Seattle, Washington.