The Evangelical Covenant Church is a vibrant, diverse and growing group of more the 825 churches that’s work spans across more then 53 countries. Started in 1885 by Swedish Immigrants the Covenant has a passion of seeing people engage in a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ, across more populations, in a more caring and just world.
The Covenant church has 6 affirmations that help define the views and ethos of the denomination.
We affirm the centrality of the word of God.
We affirm the necessity of the new birth.
We affirm a commitment to the whole mission of the church.
We affirm the church as a fellowship of believers.
We affirm a conscious dependance on the Holy Spirit.
We affirm the reality of freedom in Christ.
More on the affirmations can be found here. Additionally, this video from our denomination’s President Gary Walter gives a great introduction to our larger church family. Our denominational website has additional resources and information as well.