CHICAGO, IL (February 12, 2010) – One month after an earthquake destroyed Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and surrounding areas, Covenant World Relief has received more than $600,000 in donations, Director David Husby said today.
CHICAGO, IL (February 12, 2010) – Eric Bangeman wrote his master’s thesis on the 19th century Holiness Movement, looked forward to getting a Ph.D., and intended to teach church history. Becoming the managing editor of Ars Technica, an influential technology website, was not in the plans.
CHICAGO, IL (February 10, 2009) – World Relief International is seeking grief and trauma counselors to help with work in Haiti. Counselors who speak French or Creole are especially needed.
ORLAND PARK, IL (February 10, 2010) – For 14 years, members of Hope Covenant Church had to pull all of the church equipment out of a trailer and set it up at the school where the congregation met. Those days are now behind them.
KINSHASA, CONGO (February 9, 2010) – The first church planted by the Covenant Church of Congo (CEUM) is looking for a donation of used choir robes as the music ministry prepares to celebrate its 26th anniversary.
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN (February 9, 2010) – The youth group at International Falls Covenant Church has been charging exorbitant prices for an eight-ounce bottle of water to raise funds to benefit Haiti.
WASHINGTON, DC (February 8, 2010) – Former North Park University professor and Covenanter Robert Boncy, who led the school’s first mission trips to his native Haiti, is now helping coordinate the U.S. government’s recovery efforts in the decimated country, where he lost two relatives.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (February 8, 2010) – The Northwest Conference’s Founder’s Day worship service will be held at 6 p.m. February 21 at First Covenant Church. The evening’s theme is “Growing together in mercy,” and the service will have a special emphasis on responding with prayer and giving to the people of Haiti.
BRANDON, SD (February 8, 2010) – Pat and Marge McClanahan started their coffee roasting business as a way to pay for their seminary education. That hasn’t worked out, but it is helping to fund an orphanage in Haiti as well as other mission work around the world.
CHICAGO, IL (February 5, 2010) – Matt Kelly is riding his bicycle 18,000 miles from Alaska to the city considered the most southern in the world because he sat in front of his computer reading blogs one frosty January night.