Posts tagged ‘Latin America’

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 »

CHET Announces New Dean/Faculty Leader

COMPTON, CA (March 21, 2012) – Centro Hispano de Estudios Teologicos (CHET) has hired Manuel Valencia, an Evangelical Covenant Church pastor, to serve part-time as the new dean/faculty leader. Continue Reading »

Quake Shakes Portions of Mexico

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (March 20, 2012) – No Covenanters have been reported injured in the 7.4 magnitude earthquake that shook portions of Mexico today, said David Mark, Department of World Mission regional coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean. Continue Reading »

AVA Materials Making a Difference in Colombia

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (December 6, 2011) – The introduction of Advocacy for Victims of Abuse (AVA) material here already is making a difference in Covenant Churches as pastors and lay leaders are introducing the topic to their congregations. Continue Reading »

Art Helps Victims Find Meaning Amid Devastation

TOMÉ, CHILE (October 20, 2011) – Mission Friends Covenant Church is working with women artists in the nearby community of Dichato, who are reclaiming their lives and hoping to enrich others spiritually and economically more than a year after a deadly earthquake and tsunami devastated the area. Continue Reading »