Posts tagged ‘Africa’

Register Now for CKC, 30-Hour Famine WebEx Event

CHICAGO, IL (March 28, 2013) – A WebEx conversation on how churches can connect the Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision (CKC) initiative with World Vision’s 30-Hour Famine will take place at 2 p.m. CST Tuesday Continue Reading »

CAR Violence Forces Missionaries into Cameroon

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 »

Covenant Kids Congo Focus of Summer Camps Project

CHICAGO, IL (March 25, 2013) – The Association of Covenant Camps and Conference Centers has chosen Covenant Kids Congo as their mission project for the summer. Continue Reading »

Kenya Mission Vision Trip: Eye-Opening, Inspiring

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 »

Kenya Mission Vision Trip Gallery

Congo Church Leaders Complete Skills Training

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON (February 28, 2013) – Five leaders from the Congo Covenant Church (CEUM) participated in a two-week Leadership Matters course and will take back to Congo the information they received to share with more than 1,000 pastors in the denomination. Continue Reading »

Value of a Chicken? Depends Where You Live

By Stan Friedman

KARAWA, DR CONGO (February 25, 2013) – The widow laughed as she leaned backwards to keep from getting smacked by the flapping wings of the not-so-happy chicken she had hoisted upside down. The several dozen other widows who had gathered together laughed too. Continue Reading »

Churches Asked to Dedicate One Sunday to Serve

By Stan Friedman

SAN DIEGO, CA (February 7, 2013) – President Gary Walter and Ray Johnston, pastor of one of the Evangelical Covenant Church’s largest congregations, called upon the denomination’s churches to cancel their worship services next year – at least for a day. Continue Reading »

Kernels of Hope Raises $410,000 for Congo Farmers

NORQUAY, SK (January 22, 2013) – The Kernels of Hope agricultural project has raised at least $410,000 to benefit farmers in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The endeavor has raised more than $2 million for farmers in three African nations since it started in 2005. Continue Reading »

Old and New Media Partner for Compelling Congo Story

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (January 18, 2013) – The new children’s video for Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision combines the use of modern technology and a familiar, but older medium – the stalwart Sunday school flannel graph. Continue Reading »