SOLDOTNA, AK (February 4, 2010) – The New Hope Counseling Center has been able to increase its services to students at Alaska Christian College and the surrounding community, thanks to a new building funded through donations and constructed largely by volunteer labor.
MONTERREY, MEXICO (February 4, 2010) – The Family Development Foundation recently installed two national directors, the first time Mexicans have filled an executive position at the nonprofit started by missionaries of The Evangelical Covenant Church in 1999.
LUNENBERG, MA (February 3, 2010) – The bus in which Barbara “Bobbie” Curtis was riding was about to pull alongside the 10-foot-high cinder block wall surrounding the guesthouse where she and fellow mission team members were staying after spending a day helping at a Haitian orphanage.
PLANTATION, FL (February 3, 2010) – Covenant Village of Florida announced that Charles W. Johnson has been named the Covenant Retirement Community’s executive, and Judith I. Johnson (no relation) has been named its health care administrator.
CHICAGO, IL (February 2, 2010) – Stories about the Evangelical Covenant Church’s response to the catastrophe in Haiti, the nomination of Efrem Smith to be the superintendent of the Pacific Southwest Conference, as well as the death of Keith C. Fullerton were the most-read on the denomination’s website in January.
CHICAGO, IL (February 1, 2010) – The legacy of Covenant Bible College (CBC) as an institution that prepared its students for intercultural ministry will continue with the formation of the Center for World Christian Studies at North Park Theological Seminary.
DENVER, CO (February 1, 2010) – Participants at this year’s Connection event held January 23–25, prior to the Midwinter Conference at the Sheraton Hotel, were inspired to engage the theme, “The Beautiful Struggle.”
BEAVERTON, OR (January 29, 2010) – Orthopedic surgeon Todd Ulmer says teams from World Relief International and Medical Teams International had to be “very resourceful” to obtain medical supplies in Haiti so that they could perform surgery and treat other patients.
DENVER, CO (January 29, 2010) – “It has been a real team effort,” said Covenant World Relief (CWR) Director David Husby in describing the work involved in responding to the Haiti earthquake and in particular in setting up the new Haiti Relief Fund, which President Gary Walter reported has reached the $500,000 mark.