Posts tagged ‘Africa’

New Staff Join Covenant Kids Congo Project

CHICAGO, IL (May 1, 2012) – Two individuals have recently joined the team of Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision as the new initiative continues to finalize plans for a formal launch this fall. Continue Reading »

HEAL Africa Leader Inspired a Generation

By Stan Friedman

GOMA, DR CONGO (April 16, 2012) – The work of HEAL Africa, which treats victims of the bloodiest conflict in the world’s poorest country, will continue despite the recent death of its internationally honored founder, Lyn Lusi, says her good friend Judy Anderson, the organization’s executive minister. Continue Reading »

Congo Relief Work Continues Despite Kony Threat

By Stan Friedman

GOMA, DR CONGO (April 12, 2012) – Covenanters who have cared for the victims of the terror caused by Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) say he will be difficult to catch, and even if he is apprehended or killed, other brutal warlords already operating in the region will continue the violence. Continue Reading »

New CEUM President Installed

GEMENA, DR CONGO (March 28, 2012) – More than 5,200 people attended the installation of Jules Mboka as the new president of the Congo Covenant Church (CEUM), which took place as part of a nearly six-hour worship service on Sunday. Continue Reading »

Medical Supplies Container Arrives in Congo

KARAWA, DR CONGO (March 26, 2012) – A commercial-size 20-foot steel container filled with medical supplies and other items recently arrived here, a gift of the Department of Women Ministries of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

Funds Raised to Construct Two South Sudan Churches

ST. CLOUD, MN (March 16, 2012) – Two Sudanese Covenant Church congregations in Minnesota recently hosted services that raised $22,600 to help fund construction of church buildings in South Sudan. Continue Reading »

New Bridges Play Key Role in African Communities

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON (February 21, 2012) – Missionaries in Africa continue to build bridges with the people to whom they are ministering. Continue Reading »

Memorial Service Thursday for Missionary Clitus Olson

WESTMINSTER, CO (February 20, 2012) – A memorial service will be conducted for retired Evangelical Covenant Church medical missionary Clitus Olson, 95, at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Covenant Village of Colorado. Continue Reading »

New Bridge Expands Opportunities in Congo

KARAWA, DR CONGO (February 15, 2012) – The newly constructed bridge over the Lumba stream seven miles east of here will make travel much safer and provide more opportunity for farmers to get goods to market. Continue Reading »

World Vision-Covenant Launch Historic Partnership

By Don Meyer

CHICAGO, IL (February 3, 2012) – A major partnership with World Vision that promises to dramatically impact the lives of people suffering the ravages of poverty in the Democratic Republic of Congo was unveiled this morning during the closing session of the Midwinter Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC). Continue Reading »