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This collection gathers together commemorative booklets published by various Evangelical Covenant churches spread throughout the USA. These booklets were created to celebrate important milestones in individual church histories, such as their 25th, 50th, 75th, etc. anniversaries. Readers will find the collection a valuable resource in tracking the growth and development of the Evangelical Covenant Church.

Published variously in Swedish, English, or both, these works present a view into Covenant from a distinctly local perspective. They contain information about the succession of pastors, congregational activities and organizations, church members, statistics, songs, and more. This collection houses works by churches both active and defunct to present its readers a fuller picture of the evangelistic, spiritual, and missionary work of Covenant churches throughout the denomination's history.

The original items digitized in this collection are cataloged in the Covenant Archives and Historical Library located at the F. M. Johnson Archives and Special Collections at North Park University in Chicago, Illinois. The Evangelical Covenant Church is a multiethnic denomination in the United States and Canada with ministries on five continents of the world. It was founded in Chicago in 1885 by Swedish immigrants.

The archives staff will add items to this collection periodically. If you would like to suggest an item for digitization, please contact the staff at archives@northpark.edu or (773) 244-6224. However, please be aware that copyright considerations will affect whether or not a work is eligible for digitization and publication in this collection.

Questions about this collection? Contact: archives@northpark.edu or 1-773-244-6224

 
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