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.
MIAMI, FL (February 5, 2010) – A lot of churches will be hosting Super Bowl parties this Sunday, but members of Kingdom Covenant Ministries will be watching with special interest—Bobby McCray Jr., the New Orleans Saints defensive end (93), grew up attending the church.
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.