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  • How to Develop a Youth Ministry Internship Program at Your Church

    How to Develop a Youth Ministry Internship Program at Your Church

    Whether your church is seasoned at hosting interns or new to navigating the internship waters, this free webinar is for you. We cover the practical steps for developing an internship program that is beneficial to both the church body and the intern. We ask and help you answer the questions: a) Is my church ready? and b) Am I ready? Featuring: Tim Johnson (North Park Theological Seminary Field Education) Judy Howard Peterson (University Ministries at North Park University) Jim Dekker […]

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  • Adam Phillips answers, “What is an Evangelical?”

    Adam Phillips answers, “What is an Evangelical?”

    Adam Phillips is a Evangelical Covenant Church minister and director of faith mobilization for the ONE Campaign. This video is the latest installment in an ongoing series at Sojourner’s God’s Politics blog where we’ve asked leading clergy, writers, scholars, artists, activists and others who self-identify as “evangelical” to answer the question, “What is an Evangelical?”

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  • How to Create a Behavioral Covenant

    How to Create a Behavioral Covenant

    This video was originally created for the Midwest Conference Video Toolbox. Learn more about the Midwest Conference here. More congregational vitality resources are available from the Evangelical Covenant Church here.

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  • Congregational Vitality Overview

    Congregational Vitality Overview

    In Congregational Vitality we want every church to become a Healthy Missional church. By healthy we mean pursuing Christ and by missional we mean pursuing Christ’s priorities in the world. By walking the congregational vitality pathway positions a congregation to listen to God and to hear what the Spirit is saying. Prayer pervades the entire journey. We believe that there is no life in workshops, techniques, or tools. There is only life in the Spirit. During this vitality journey there […]

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  • Navigate Overview

    Navigate Overview

    Each year churches across the ECC are invited by their regional conference to become a part of Navigate. Navigate is a ministry resource experience designed for either stable or critical moment churches who are already moving toward healthy missional. These churches also have a vision, intention, and means (VIM) score that is already on the rise, with a healthy missional pastor and healthy missional lay leadership team in place. Navigate is a “one-two-three” sequence consisting of one North American gathering, two […]

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  • Our Next Step of Faith

    Our Next Step of Faith

    Church planting in the Central Conference is built on the foundations of Christ and community. We plant churches because we believe that people need Christ and that planting new churches is the best way to introduce new people to the good news of Christ. God’s most effective tool at displaying the gospel in our local communities is churches that are filled with people whose lives have been transformed by a relationship with Jesus. Church planting in the Central Conference follows […]

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  • Take One: Congregational Vitality

    Take One: Congregational Vitality

    John Wenrich, director of congregational vitality in the Evangelical Covenant Church, moderated a panel that included Peter Sjoblom from the Central Conference, members of the vitality team from First Covenant Church in Rockford, Illinois, and a pastor from the Midwest Conference via Skype. Viewers had an opportunity to engage in a live side chat. Panelists addressed questions from the online audience throughout the program. For more information on congregational vitality, use the following links. Congregational vitality in the ECC (click […]

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  • New Orleans Today

    New Orleans Today

    Nearly 100% of New Orleans housing in the Lower 9th Ward and St. Bernard Parish was destroyed by Katrina. Now, 6 years later, the damage is still there and less then half of the residents have returned. The Well Covenant Church (in Corvallis Oregon), decided to fly to New Orleans and help rebuild a home. They contacted The St. Bernard Project, a nonprofit organization that rebuilds homes devastated by Katrina. Volunteers from the Well Covenant Church were introduced to local […]

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  • Why CHIC? Youth Worker Perspectives

    Why CHIC? Youth Worker Perspectives

    Why CHIC? Covenant Youth Workers share why they believe CHIC is an important and impactful event in the spiritual life of the high school students who attend. Looking for more information? Be sure to visit the CHIC2012.org, connect with your Conference Liaison, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter. (CHIC is a triennial youth conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church. At CHIC, students come together from around the country and the world to worship, learn, and play. CHIC activities include multiple off-campus […]

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  • Covenant Mission & Ministry 2012

    Covenant Mission & Ministry 2012

    Covenant president, Gary Walter talks about the five priorities we pursue in our shared mission and ministry—start and strengthen churches, make and deepen disciples, develop leaders, love mercy and do justice, and serve globally. Together, Covenant churches in the United States and Canada impact more than one million lives on five continents in 38 countries around the world. To learn more visit CovChurch.org.

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  • Covenant Grove Fall 2011

    Covenant Grove Fall 2011

    This video highlights some of the incredible things God has done in 2011 at Covenant Grove Church, a Covenant church plant, in Modesto, California. To learn more about Covenant Grove Church, click here.

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  • North Park University: An Introduction

    North Park University: An Introduction

    North Park University has been around since 1891, but if we’re new to you, we can get acquainted in just two minutes. North Park University, located in Chicago, Illinois, is a nonprofit institution preparing students for lives of significance and service.

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