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Lund Lectures, Seminary Symposium on Middle East to Be Webcast

CHICAGO, IL (September 4, 2019) – The Nils W. Lund lectures will be presented September 25-26 in Isaacson Chapel at North Park Theological Seminary. They will be followed by the seminary’s annual symposium, which will focus on “Holy Land: Biblical Perspectives and Contemporary Conflicts,” September 26-28. Dr. K. Lawson Younger, Jr., professor of Old Testament,…

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Donations for Relief in the Bahamas Being Accepted

CHICAGO, IL (September 5, 2019) – Covenant World Relief is partnering with Medical Teams International in the Bahamas to provide disaster health kits. The kits contain antiseptic wipes, soap, a toothbrush, toothpaste, and other essential items to support individuals in a shelter for a week. Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas as a Category 5…

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Join Alaska Conference in Suicide Prevention ‘Day of Prayer’

ANCHORAGE, AK (September 3, 2019) — The Alaska Conference of the ECC is asking Covenanters to join them on September 9 in a “Day of Prayer and Fasting for Life.” The purpose is to focus on praying “for deliverance from the peril of suicide in our communities and for healing from the pain of those…

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Midwinter Conference Dates Changed

  CHICAGO, IL (August 28, 2019) – Dates have been changed for the Midwinter Conference, Legacy Children’s Worker Connection, and Youth Workers Connection. The new dates are: -Midwinter: January 27 – January 31 -Youth Worker Connection: January 24-27 -Legacy Children’s Worker Connection: January 24-27 The meetings will be held at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in…

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Registration Opens for Thrive Leadership Conference

GRANITE BAY, CA (August 19, 2019) – Registration is open for the Thrive 2020 leadership conference sponsored by Bayside Church, an ECC congregation. The conference will be held April 30–May 1, 2020, at the Granite Bay campus of the multi-campus church. The annual event features plenary sessions as well as numerous breakout workshops led by…

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La Iglesia del Pacto Evangélico (ECC) lamenta los tiroteos masivos, hace un llamado al sentido común del uso de armas, y se manifiesta en contra el Racismo y la Xenofobia

For English translation, click here. CHICAGO (Agosto 8, 2019). La Iglesia del Pacto Evangélico está conmovida por la pérdida de 31 vidas en este pasado fin de semana durante los tiroteos masivos en el Paso, Texas y Dayton, Ohio. Lamentamos la diaria pérdida de vidas humanas debido a la violencia de armas en las calles…

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Board of Pensions and Benefits Announces New 403(b)(9) Vendor

CHICAGO, IL (August 6, 2019)—At the 134th Annual Meeting in June, delegates voted to affirm the decision to close the Covenant Pension Plan (CPP) to new participants after December 31, 2019. (See video link here and FAQs on the proposal here.) As part of this plan reorganization, new ministerial credentials (after December 31, 2019) will…

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Ed, Lynda Delgado Honored with Irving C. Lambert Awards

OMAHA, NE (June 27, 2019) – It was fitting that Ed and Lynda Delgado stood together as they received separate Irving C. Lambert Awards last Friday during the opening dinner of the 134th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church. The award honors the recipient’s commitment to urban ministry. The couple, who first met in…

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