The Evangelical Covenant Church is a family of congregations, individuals, and institutions. It was founded in 1885, and is located in Chicago. The church offers a wide range of denominational ministries that include Christian formation, communications, covenant world mission, ordered ministry, women ministries, and church growth and evangelism. It also provides several institutional ministries, such as Alaska Christian College, Covenant Bible College, Minnehaha Academy, Ministries of Benevolence, North Park Theological Seminary and North Park University. The church offers a variety of Bethany benefit, bookstore, resource center, covenant trust company, estate planning services, national covenant properties, and pensions and benefits. It serves children, poor, disable individuals, and victims of abuse and disaster.