Posts tagged ‘Health Care’

Haiti: Just Take One Step At a Time

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (March 15, 2011) – Editor’s note: This report is part of a week-long series of articles written by Stan Friedman, news editor for Covenant News Service, who spent five days accompanying a five-member medical team from the United States providing care to Haiti residents during a two-week volunteer mission. Continue Reading »

Hope, Changed Lives Focus of Special Haiti Series

CHICAGO, IL (March 11, 2011) – A clinic opened in January by Covenant World Relief partner Medical Teams International (MTI) provides the only on-site health services to the 30,000 residents in the new tent city of Canaan just outside of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Continue Reading »

Covenant Churches, Retirees to Share $1 Million ‘Surprise’

CHICAGO, IL (March 9, 2011) – Local Evangelical Covenant churches and retirees will be pleasantly surprised to learn that the Bethany Benefit Service medical and dental insurance premium for the month of June has been waived – a move that is expected to collectively save local churches and individuals covered by Bethany $1 million in premium savings. Continue Reading »

Medical Team Volunteers Needed in Haiti

PORTLAND, OR (February 15, 2011) – Because the cholera epidemic in Haiti has subsided, Medical Teams International has loosened its requirement for medical personnel to participate in upcoming mission trips. Continue Reading »

Medical Volunteers Needed for Haiti Mission Trip

PORTLAND, OR (January 13, 2011) – Medical Teams International is seeking medical professionals who also attend Evangelical Covenant churches to join them on a mission trip to Haiti April 28 to May 6. Continue Reading »

Haiti Recovery: Small Groups Making a Difference

HAUTE LIMBE, HAITI (January 12, 2011) – Editor’s note: Janelle Peterson is a member of Faith Covenant Church in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and is doing mission work in Haut Limbe, Haiti. Following is her update on the work there. Continue Reading »

Free Dental Care Mission – Volunteers Needed

MUSKEGON, MI (December 9, 2010) – The woman nearly committed suicide because the pain of her rotting teeth was so intense. She considered using her loaded gun when someone told her about a temporary clinic set up by members of a dental mission team from Forest Park Covenant Church. She agreed to seek relief – and she received it. Continue Reading »

Medical Personnel Needed for Haiti Mission Trip

CHICAGO, IL (December 3, 2010) – Medical personnel still are needed for an Evangelical Covenant Church mission team that will travel to Haiti January 9-23. Continue Reading »

Services Pending for Dulcie Gannett

CHICAGO, IL (November 29, 2010) – Services are pending for Evangelical Covenant Church minister Dulcie Gannett, 62, who died Wednesday. Continue Reading »

Buszilla – The Purple Bus That Is Saving Lives

TOLEDO, OH (November 12, 2010) – When residents of inner city Toledo wait for a bus, they increasingly are looking for “Buszilla,” a purple monster of a vehicle that is saving lives. Continue Reading »