CHICAGO, IL (May 21, 2013) – Friday is the registration deadline to participate in “Mission Detroit,” a hands-on mission experience that will take place June 25-27, preceding the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC). Continue Reading »
Posts tagged ‘Mission’
YAOUNDE, CAMEROON (April 8, 2013) – Last month, 30 missionaries from the Evangelical Covenant Church and other organizations fled a mission station in Gamboula, Central African Republic (CAR), in an escape that was more harrowing than Covenant News Service was able report at the time for security reasons. Continue Reading »
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 »
GAMBOULA, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (March 26, 2013) – Evangelical Covenant Church missionaries Roy and Aleta Danforth as well Josh and Lori Shinar and their families are safe in Yaounde, Cameroon, after fleeing Gamboula on Sunday due to intense fighting between government and rebel forces in parts of the country. Continue Reading »
By Pete Ekstrand and Stan Friedman
KENYA, (March 11, 2013) – The Evangelical Covenant Church of Kenya’s (KCC) sacrificial commitment to the economic and spiritual growth of people in this African nation proved awe-inspiring to members of a recent Covenant World Mission vision trip who said it will affect their own ministry. Continue Reading »
PLANTATION, FL (March 11, 2013) – A memorial service is pending for retired Evangelical Covenant Church missionary Anne (Busk) Ericson. She died Friday. Continue Reading »
By Stan Friedman
CHIANG MAI, THAILAND (March 8, 2013) – Years ago, when Margie Swenson wrote the comprehensive Sunday school curriculum “El Pacto con Dios” (The Covenant with God) in Spanish for Latin American children, she never imagined it might be taught in Thailand to children being rescued from a life of exploitation. Continue Reading »
CHICAGO, IL (March 5, 2013) – Covenant World Mission will host a webcast at 3 p.m. CST on Wednesday to discuss how God is at work internationally and through local mission engagement.
Participants will be Kim Crawford and Karen Hallberg, respectively associate director and director of mission mobilization and connection; and Peter Park, pastor of Parkwood Community Church. Viewers will be able to submit questions.
Topics for discussion will include:
- The benefits of a vision for mission that engages the entire congregation in global ministry.
- How to create a mission vision that connects with the identity of your church and the ways God is already working in the lives of congregants.
- How mission committees and mission policies support a congregation’s overall mission vision.
- What has worked for you? Where have you seen God at work through missions?