Posts tagged ‘Latin America’

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 »

New Church Making Inroads in Drug-Infested Region

MONTEMORELOS, MEXICO (June 6, 2011) – Drug cartel violence is common here, but a new church started by Chile Covenant Church missionaries is making inroads to sharing the gospel. Continue Reading »

Memorial de Reed se transmitirá en vivo por Internet

CHICAGO, IL (12 de mayo del 2011) – El servicio conmemorativo para Jerry Reed, misionero jubilado de la Iglesia del Pacto Evangélico se transmitirá en vivo desde la Capilla Anderson en el campus de la Universidad de North Park. El servicio se llevará a cabo a las 2 p.m. horario central, el sábado, 21 de mayo. Continue Reading »

Reed Memorial to Be Webcast Live

CHICAGO, IL (May 12, 2011) – The memorial service for retired Evangelical Covenant Church missionary Jerry Reed will be webcast live from Anderson Chapel on the campus of North Park University. The service will be conducted at 2 p.m. central daylight time on Saturday, May 21. Continue Reading »

Covenant Pastor Leads Firefighting Team to Chile

ELGIN, IL (March 25, 2011) – Henoch Fuentes, an Evangelical Covenant Church minister, and nine firefighters from this community received national attention in Chile recently when they delivered donated fire equipment and helped train emergency personnel in the earthquake-shattered city of Rancagua. Continue Reading »