Posts tagged ‘Latin America’

Conference, Course in Colombia Focuses on Trafficking

By Stan Friedman

MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA (April 7, 2014) — Victims of trafficking now being restored through ministry of the Covenant Church of Colombia were among the presenters last month during a 10-day conference “United Against Human Trafficking and Abuse” (Unidos Contra el Trato Humano y el Abuso) that was held here and in a remote region of the country. Continue Reading »

Guatemalan School Provides Students ‘Precious Opportunities’

By Stan Friedman

SPRING VALLEY, CA (August 13, 2013) – Three years ago, Richard Paff and two friends garnered the speed record for shooting a basketball through a hoop in each of the forty-eight contiguous United States. They accomplished the feat in eight days, five hours, and thirty-three minutes. Continue Reading »

New Dawning Guatemalan School Gallery

Covenant Leaders Celebrate Mission Milestones in Colombia

MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA (July 26, 2013) – Members of Covenant churches from throughout Latin and North America are celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of La Confraternidad de Iglesias del Pacto Evangelico de Iberoamerica (CIPE) by focusing on the theme “We Are MORE Planting Churches Together.” Continue Reading »

Anticipating Retirement, the Marks Reflect on 30 Years of Mission

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (July 16, 2013) – A friend of David and Wendy Mark suggested he become a chaplain on a cruise ship when the couple retires later this year. They currently serve as the regional directors of Latin America and the Caribbean for the Department of World Mission. Continue Reading »

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 »