Posts tagged ‘Health Care’

Outbreaks Still Plague Congolese, Missionaries Offer Help

GEMENA, DR CONGO (May 11, 2011) – Fighting diseases that have largely been wiped out in developed countries continues to be a focus of Evangelical Covenant Church missionaries here.

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CD Proceeds Benefit Maternal Healthcare Worldwide

SEATTLE, WA (May 4, 2011) – Sandy Nelson, a member of First Covenant Church here, designed the cover for “Every Mother Counts,” a CD featuring major artists to benefit maternal healthcare around the world. Continue Reading »

Health Care Tax Credit Could Help Some Churches

CHICAGO, IL (April 28, 2011) – Some local Evangelical Covenant churches may benefit from a new small employer health care tax credit designed to provide financial relief to qualifying churches that provide health benefits from their denominational benefit program. Continue Reading »

Bethany Benefit Offers Special Open Enrollment Period

CHICAGO, IL (April 5, 2011) – A special mid-year enrollment period has been approved that will allow qualified individuals to apply for medical insurance coverage through Bethany Benefit Service, it was announced today. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Covenanters Making Headlines

CHICAGO, IL (March 18, 2011) – Swedish Covenant Hospital has the highest rate of new mothers who breastfeed than any other hospital in the Chicago area, according to a report released by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Continue Reading »

Haiti: How to Sustain Rebuilding Effort

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (March 18, 2011) – Editor’s note: This report is the last in a week-long series of articles written by Stan Friedman, news editor for Covenant News Service, who spent five days accompanying a five-member medical team from the United States providing care to Haiti residents during a two-week volunteer mission. Continue Reading »

Haiti: How Detroit Helped Prepare Caregivers

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (March 17, 2011) – Editor’s note: This report is part of a week-long series of articles written by Stan Friedman, news editor for Covenant News Service, who spent five days accompanying a five-member medical team from the United States providing care to Haiti residents during a two-week volunteer mission. Continue Reading »

Haiti: Fighting the Deadly Scourge – Cholera

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (March 16, 2011) – Editor’s note: This report is part of a week-long series of articles written by Stan Friedman, news editor for Covenant News Service, who spent five days accompanying a five-member medical team from the United States providing care to Haiti residents during a two-week volunteer mission. Continue Reading »

Haiti: Just Take One Step At a Time

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (March 15, 2011) – Editor’s note: This report is part of a week-long series of articles written by Stan Friedman, news editor for Covenant News Service, who spent five days accompanying a five-member medical team from the United States providing care to Haiti residents during a two-week volunteer mission. Continue Reading »

Hope, Changed Lives Focus of Special Haiti Series

CHICAGO, IL (March 11, 2011) – A clinic opened in January by Covenant World Relief partner Medical Teams International (MTI) provides the only on-site health services to the 30,000 residents in the new tent city of Canaan just outside of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Continue Reading »