Posts tagged ‘Latin America’

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 »

Walk Raises Funds for Economic Empowerment

WHEATON, IL (October 12, 2011) – More than 100 people participated in the recent Walk for Economic Empowerment, a fundraiser co-sponsored by Covenant World Relief (CWR) and other international organizations to benefit development work. Continue Reading »

CHET: Nothing Like Success to Create More Challenges

By Don Meyer

COMPTON, CA (September 26, 2011) – “Can you believe it?” the email begins. “We have just started our second academic school year at our new, beautiful CHET Compton venue, and we are literally bulging at the seams.” Continue Reading »

Festival Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

BROOKLYN PARK, MN (September 21, 2011) – More than 350 people attended the Hispanic Heritage Festival, an outreach of Redeemer Covenant and La Bendición Covenant churches to their increasingly multicultural neighborhood. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: Covenanters Making Headlines

Soccer Player’s Injury Leads Him to Mission Trip

MANCHESTER, CT (August 31, 2011) – Josh Valentine was the captain of the Manchester High School soccer team when an injury ended his season, yet it turned out to impact not only his life, but also children in Tijuana, Mexico. Continue Reading »

Combating Violence – Exhausting, But Rewarding Work

MONTERREY, MEXICO (August 1, 2011) – The Foundation for Family Development (FUNDEFAM) recently facilitated an eight-week violence prevention program called Proyecto Cambio (Project Change) at the local junior high school. Continue Reading »

Deportation Rips Apart Family Engaged in Ministry

By Stan Friedman

TURLOCK, CA (July 27, 2011) – Members of Turlock Covenant Church, almost entirely an Anglo congregation, had gathered for worship last November 7 when the photograph of Maria Isobel Chaparro was illuminated on the screen at the front of the sanctuary. Continue Reading »