Posts tagged ‘Development-Relief’

Merge Lists 2013 Student Global Leadership Events

KNOXVILLE, TN (September 19, 2012) – A new leadership initiative through Covenant Merge Ministries will bring together 15 high school students with counterparts in a developing world nation. Continue Reading »

New Solar Panels Lighting the Way in Karawa

KARAWA, DR CONGO (August 2, 2012) – Newly installed solar panels have enabled the hospital here to have electricity nearly every day. Continue Reading »

CWR Adopting New Descriptive Slogan

CHICAGO, IL (April 11, 2012) – The new tagline for Covenant World Relief, “Partners in Transformation,” will give a better understanding of the breadth of the ministry, says director Dave Husby. It will appear on all printed materials and videos. Continue Reading »

New Online Giving Feature Now Available

CHICAGO, IL (December 16, 2011) – A new and improved online giving feature is now available on the Evangelical Covenant Church website, providing a more convenient and user-friendly experience for those wanting to support a variety of Covenant mission and ministry initiatives. Continue Reading »

Think of Others This Gift-Giving Season

CHICAGO, IL (November 17, 2011) – Want to buy a bucket of fish? Or how about a pig or a sheep? Continue Reading »

Olympia Church to Build New Bokonzo Water Tower, Lines

OLYMPIA, WA (September 14, 2011) – The water tower in Bokonzo, Democratic Republic of Congo, frequently runs dry, but thousands of people in the area count on that water. Even when the tower is filled, broken supply lines have hampered delivery to residents. Continue Reading »

CWR Partnering With Japan Church to Provide Aid

MIYAKO, JAPAN (July 11, 2011) – Japanese citizens whose homes barely missed being destroyed by the tsunami in March now are dealing with survivor’s guilt, and most of the people left homeless are still living in evacuation shelters or government-built temporary housing, says Dave Husby, director of Covenant World Relief. Continue Reading »

Communities Brace for Flooding and Clear Tornado Damage

MISSOURI VALLEY, IA (June 8, 2011) – Volunteers from Evangelical Covenant church congregations in Omaha, Nebraska, worked Tuesday to stave off flooding expected to overwhelm parts of the region while members of the church in Springfield, Massachusetts, continued to help their neighbors recover from last week’s tornado.

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CWR Funds Aid Drought Victims in Kenya

KITENGALA, KENYA (May 10, 2011) – Kenyans walked as far as nine miles to receive food and clothing distributed by the Evangelical Covenant Church of Kenya (ECCK) that purchased the goods with funds from Covenant World Relief.

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News Briefs: Covenanters Making Headlines

CHICAGO, IL (April 12, 2011) – Dulcie Gannett was the longest-serving chaplain at Swedish Covenant Hospital and had ministered to thousands of patients until she died suddenly last November. Continue Reading »