(RNS) — Today the Evangelical Covenant Church that commissioned Warner Sallman's portrait of Christ is creating art that reflects the beauty and diversity of God’s Kingdom.
(RNS) — With social-distancing guidelines in place to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, small churches with less income and older parishioners may struggle with declining weekly tithes and adapting to virtual services.
(RNS) — A pastor in Alaska donned a parka, cleaned hymnals with Clorox wipes and held church in the snow this week.
(RNS) — First Covenant Church Minneapolis is not alone in extending full rights to LGBTQ members. Less than 10 miles away in neighboring St. Paul, another Covenant church takes a similar stand.
(RNS) — The Evangelical Covenant Church's vote to expel the First Covenant Church, a prominent and historic Minneapolis congregation, for being "out of harmony on human sexuality," took place at the denomination’s annual meeting in Omaha on Friday (June 27).
CHICAGO (RNS) — Even as a 48-year-old, heterosexual, married, white, privileged and resourced evangelical, I've found that 'coming out' in full support of the LGBTQ+ community has been a brutal experience.
(RNS) — She is not the only Evangelical Covenant Church pastor who faces disciplinary action for taking part in the nuptials of gay couples or affirming them in other ways.
(RNS) The Evangelical Covenant Church bills itself as "evangelical, but not exclusive; biblical, but not doctrinaire; traditional, but not rigid."