Posts tagged ‘Africa’

First Visitors Arrive for Congo 75th Celebration

KARAWA, DR CONGO (August 6, 2012) – The first of 24 international church representatives arrived Saturday to help celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Covenant’s ministry in Africa – festivities will take place August 12-15. Continue Reading »

New Solar Panels Lighting the Way in Karawa

KARAWA, DR CONGO (August 2, 2012) – Newly installed solar panels have enabled the hospital here to have electricity nearly every day. Continue Reading »

Deep Diving Tragedy Opens Door to Sharing Gospel

DAKAR, SENEGAL (July 18, 2012) – Missionary Dan Mulay learned that deep diving fisherman of a coastal tribe south of here were suffering high mortality rates after they had received a gift of older scuba equipment. The deaths were due to nitrogen sickness, more commonly know as “the bends.” Continue Reading »

CWR Sending Funds to Aid Fleeing Congolese Refugees

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (July 16, 2012) – Covenant World Relief is sending aid to long-time partner Medical Teams International (MTI) to help them respond to a growing crisis as 20,000 refugees flee a breakout of violence in the eastern portion of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Continue Reading »

CWR Grant Assists Effort to Help Victims of Violence

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (July 11, 2012) – A new Covenant World Relief grant will enable HEAL Africa, a ministry in the most dangerous area of the Democratic Republic of Congo, to integrate multiple disciplines to help individuals and communities recover from devastating violence. Continue Reading »

Eating An Egg – Breaking a Tradition

GOMA, DR CONGO (July 11, 2012) – Sometimes it’s the seemingly small things that can help transform a life. Like eating a boiled egg. Continue Reading »

$1 Million Surprise Gift for Covenant Kids Congo

By Stan Friedman

IRVINE, CA (June 22, 2012) – One million dollars. Continue Reading »

Memorial Service Thursday for Edwin D. Noren

GRAND RAPIDS, MI (June 18, 2012) – A memorial service for retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor and missionary Edwin D. Noren will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Covenant Church. Noren, 88, died Sunday. Continue Reading »

Sacrificial Giving Yields $50,000 for Congo Kids

By Stan Friedman

MAPLE GROVE, MN (June 12, 2012) –President Gary Walter was stunned Sunday morning when members of Maple Grove Covenant Church presented him with a $50,000 check to benefit Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision. Continue Reading »

Peaches to Papayas – Another Way to Feed the World

KINGSBURG, CA (June 8, 2012) – The Kingsburg Covenant Church has teamed with missionary Roy Danforth in the Central African Republic (CAR) to help turn “Peaches into Papayas.” It’s not a Jesus-like miracle, but is a sign of what can happen when creativity and opportunity meet. Continue Reading »