Posts tagged ‘Latin America’

Loss of Life, Damaged Homes in Storm’s Wake

LA PLATA, ARGENTINA (April 5, 2013) – At least one member of an Evangelical Covenant Church of Argentina congregation has been killed and others have had their homes damaged or destroyed by a storm that overwhelmed this city, which is the capital of the Province of Buenos Aires, said David Mark, Evangelical Covenant Church co-regional director for Latin America and the Caribbean. Continue Reading »

Restrepos to Serve as Latin America Coordinators

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (April 2, 2013) – Eugenio and Pia Restrepo have been named the new Evangelical Covenant Church regional coordinators for Latin America and the Caribbean. Continue Reading »

CHET Graduates Largest Class Ever

GARDENIA, CA (December 12, 2012) – The largest graduating class ever from Centro Hispano de Estudios Teologicos (CHET) received their diplomas during ceremonies at Taller del Alfarero Cristiano Covenant Church on Saturday. Continue Reading »

Colombia Church Addressing Domestic Violence Issues

BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA (November 9, 2012) – Recent workshops and retreats for women who attend the Evangelical Covenant Church of Colombia are indications that the denomination is intent on preventing domestic violence and healing its victims, says Mary Lou Sander, Evangelical Covenant Church missionary. Continue Reading »

Partnering Bolstered in Latin America, Caribbean

MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA (October 19, 2012) – The Evangelical Covenant Church and its ministry partners in Latin America and the Caribbean will better be able to communicate, inspire, and consult one another through a new organization, Holistic Ministries of the Latino Covenant. Continue Reading »

Spanish Curriculum with International Impact Now Offered in English

CHICAGO, IL (October 9, 2012) – A comprehensive Bible study curriculum, newly released by the Evangelical Covenant Church, is based on materials written in Spanish by Margie Swenson, co-director of missionary personnel and former missionary for Covenant World Mission, and used throughout the world. The new materials, Adventures with God, are based on Swenson’s El Pacto con Dios (The Covenant with God). Continue Reading »

Hispanic Pastors Exploring Cross-Border Collaboration

TIJUANA, MEXICO (October 2, 2012) – Historic meetings among Hispanic pastors whose churches are situated on either side of the border between California and Mexico offer promise for expanded and stronger ministry. Continue Reading »

Outreach Ministry Helps Immigrants Process Applications

By Stan Friedman

LA VILLA, TX (September 4, 2012) – Members of La Villa Covenant Church this week were helping area residents apply for the Obama Administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that could enable them to avoid deportation and provide a temporary green card. Continue Reading »

Briefs: Charity Golf Event, Hispanic Heritage Festival

Golf Tourney Benefits Detroit Mobile Dental Ministry

DETROIT, MI (August 22, 2012) – Covenant Community Care’s new mobile dental program will benefit from the medical ministry’s golf outing on September 8. Continue Reading »

Ceremony Celebrates Transition for Mexico Family Ministry

MONTERREY, MEXICO (June 11, 2012) – Forty leaders and volunteers of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) participated in a ceremony recognizing a complete “handing over of the baton” to local leadership as Patty and Lisandro Restrepo, the last Evangelical Covenant Church missionaries to be working onsite, return to the United States. Continue Reading »