EDMOND, OK (March 10, 2010) – International Christian Fellowship, a church of roughly 300 people in Nairobi, Kenya, became the 100th church to join the Lifechurch.tv Network, Pastor Craig Groeschel announced last week.
LOKO, CONGO (March 10, 2010) – The first office for the new Farmers to Markets program sponsored by the Paul Carlson Partnership (PCP) has opened. Farmers to Markets is a major new economic development program made possible by a grant to PCP by the U.S. Agency for International Development, USAID.
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (March 9, 2010) – Countering domestic violence and helping its victims was the main focus of CDIPE Triennial XIII, a gathering of women from across Covenant churches in Latin America, and Spanish-speaking congregations in the United States that was held Thursday through Sunday.
CHICAGO, IL (March 9, 2010) – A technical glitch, which briefly interrupted delivery of the daily Newswire emails to subscribers over the past few days, has been corrected, Covenant News Service has been informed.
CHICAGO, IL (March 8, 2010) – Spiritual director networks that are being formed in several conferences of the Evangelical Covenant Church are providing new opportunities for Covenant pastors and laity to strengthen their relationships with God, says Dan Pietrzyk, director of the Sustaining Pastoral Excellence program.
DICHATO, CHILE (March 8, 2010) – Although many of their own homes have been heavily damaged or destroyed, members of the Covenant Church of Chile in Tomé are helping their neighbors 10 minutes away in Dichato, another community that was decimated by the earthquake and the tsunami that followed.
WALNUT CREEK, CA (March 5, 2010) – Outreach Magazine has named Evangelical Covenant Church Pastor Mae Cannon’s book, Social Justice Handbook: Small Steps for a Better World, as a Resource of the Year.
CHICAGO, IL (March 4, 2010) – The Covenant World Relief (CWR) disaster relief fund for Haiti has received more than $900,000 in contributions following an earthquake just seven weeks ago that leveled much of Port-au-Prince and surrounding areas, says CWR Director Dave Husby.
CHICAGO, IL (March 4, 2010) – Covenant Merge Ministries staff member Alejandra Ibarra and her family survived the 8.8-magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami that destroyed much of Tomé, where she lived.
ORLAND PARK, IL (March 4, 2010) – When Hope Covenant Church’s Assistant Pastor Ryan Cooper and his wife, Sunni, traveled from Illinois to Beaumont, Texas, last month to pick up their newly adopted baby, their “family” grew larger than they even expected.
MERCER ISLAND, WA (March 3, 2010) – Ken Lottis had plenty of experience ministering to college students in the United States and was confident his approach would be as effective in doing the same kind of outreach work in Brazil.