First Covenant Church

Children Shop for their Families at Holly Jolly Santa Shop

About 70 volunteers helped make the Shop possible.

DULUTH, Minn.- For the eighth year in a row, some children in Lincoln Park got a chance to pick out the perfect gifts for their whole family. The 8th annual Holly Jolly Santa Shop was held at First Covenant Church. Underserved children shopped through a room of donated items for everybody on their Christmas lists. About 70 volunteers helped them…

Getting to Know a Swedish Icon: The Vasa Warship

The Swedish Cultural Society put on a meeting and showing of the Vasa Warship today

DULUTH, Minn. – Today, the Swedish Cultural Society highlighted the history of the Swedish Warship Vasa. Those in attendance today at First Covenant Church watched a film about the retired warship that was built in the 1600’s but would sink August 10th, of 1628. While on it’s voyage, after some sort of structural issued, the ship would overturn. Swedish Cultural…

Little Northlanders Shop at Holly Jolly

The Holly Jolly Santa Shop helps Northland families put presents under the tree.

DULUTH, Minn.- Little Northlanders in Lincoln Park crossed off all the items off their holiday shopping list. The shoppers attended the 6th annual Holly Jolly Santa Shop at First Covenant Church in Duluth. With around 1,000 donated gifts, andĀ the help of little elves, children go around.. picking out presentsĀ for their family. Coordinators said the annual event helps families in need…