The purpose of Covenant Affirmations is to make clear the values and principles that have guided the Evangelical Covenant Church since its founding in 1885.

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This collection of articles (from The Covenant Quarterly, May 2009) is a continuation of the dialogue on women in ministry in the Covenant.

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What does the Bible have to say about God, sin, Jesus, the sacraments, the Holy Spirit, and the church? These are just a few of the twenty-six formational footholds of faith explored through this new disciple-forming resource for small groups, mentors, and individual devotions. Both youth and adults can benefit from Rock Solid.

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The Resolution on Criminal Justice highlights injustice within the U.S. criminal justice system and invites Christians, Covenant churches, and the ECC to a Christ-like response. As we seek God’s kingdom in this world, God gives us a passion to seek justice and fair treatment for all our neighbors.

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This paper on divorce and remarriage was written by Klyne Snodgrass, Paul Brandel Professor of New Testament at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago, and originally presented at the Annual Meeting of the Ministerium of the Evangelical Covenant Church in Tacoma, Washington, in 1989. It was updated in 2008.

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The Policy on Baptism in the ECC, approved by the Covenant Ministerium, was adopted by the 1998 Covenant Annual Meeting. A Theology of the Child is a brief paper written by John E. Phelan Jr. and Donald H. Madvig (1997). Covenant ministers must also read the two additional documents below before signing the Policy on Baptism.

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This book includes minutes, articles, and essays that describe the history, faith and mission of the Covenant Church.

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