January 30, 2013

A Growing Evangelical Covenant Order

Mark Schlachtenhaufen, Edmond Sun

Members of the First Presbyterian Church of Edmond voted 815-55 to leave the Presbyterian Church (USA) and join the Evangelical Covenant Order.

Sunday’s action was billed as the most significant in the history of the church, established following the Land Run of 1889. Inspired by Christ’s command to love others, members have played key roles in creating Mobile Meals, Citizens Caring for Children, the HOPE Center, Habitat for Humanity, Project READ, the community Thanksgiving Dinner and more recently Turning Point Ministries. Church leaders have said the congregation will not stop supporting local causes.

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