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GLC Annual Celebration Highlights

The GLC Annual Celebration was designed to incorporate the business of the Annual Meeting and a celebration of the ministry of all that God has done in and through the churches of the Great Lakes Conference during 2018.

Ministry Reports and Delegate Documents were either given to delegates in attendance or mailed to churches not able to attend. These can also be accessed on our website - click here.


Thank You to Life Covenant Church, Canton, MI

The GLC office staff is grateful to the 2019 host of the GLC Annual Celebration. Life Church Canton was a great facility for holding our Celebration. A big thank you to Sue Allen (Church Administrator), Nathan McWherter (Lead Pastor) and the all of the staff and volunteers for making us feel so welcome....

In Memoriam - Russ Carlson

Retired Covenant pastor Russell “Russ” Carlson died Thursday, April 4, at the age of 63. He was born February 5, 1956, in La Mesa, California. Russ is survived by his wife, Laurie; twin daughters Bethany Swann (Dan) and Emily Nagel (Dave); and a son, Ben (Nicole).

Russ earned a bachelor’s degree in cultural anthropology from the University of California – San Diego, and an MDiv from North Park Theological Seminary. He spent his entire pastoral career in the GLC. Russ was the solo pastor of North Haven Covenant Church in Cuyahoga Falls, OH (now called Journey Covenant Church) from 1983 to 1993, and he was the senior pastor of Forest Park Covenant Church from...

May 29 - Embrace Webinar with Bruce Miller

Don’t miss the opportunity to join us for a special Embrace webinar conversation with Bruce Miller on his new book just released this April 2019, Leading a Church in a Time of Sexual Questioning! In a time when sexual norms are changing rapidly, how can a local church be a place of grace—a loving community for all kinds of people—where everyone can flourish and disagreements are overcome in a Christlike spirit while at the same time stay true to biblical standards? In a way that appeals to pastors and lay leaders alike, Bruce offers a biblical theology of sexuality and provides practical wisdom for how a church can approach ministering to, and alongside,...