Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

Miller and PCP: ‘My Life Prepared Me for This Work’

6 comments Written on December 21st, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (December 21, 2012) – Byron Miller grew up on a farm, served in Tanzania and Egypt with the Peace Corps, worked with major medical-related corporations doing international business, sat on boards of directors, and started



Artist Pledges CD Profits to Aid Covenant Kids Congo

2 comments Written on December 7th, 2012     
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GRANITE BAY, CA (December 7, 2012) – Lincoln Brewster, one of the most well-known worship artists, is donating all profits from his new Christmas CD, Joy to the World, and the accompanying concert tour to Covenant Kids Congo


Training Saves Lives of Congolese Babies

1 Comment » Written on December 5th, 2012     
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KARAWA, DR CONGO (December 5, 2012) – Pediatric intensive care specialist Dr. Eric Gunnoe of Portland, Maine, has participated in mission trips to some of the poorest countries around the world, but said his most recent trip



Call to Prayer Issued in Wake of Congo Violence

4 comments Written on November 30th, 2012     
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GOMA, DRC (November 30, 2012) – An urgent call to prayer has been issued in response to violence in the eastern region of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) near the city of Goma, fighting that has killed many and displaced …


Kids Lead Way in Support of Covenant Kids Congo

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CHICAGO, IL (October 16, 2012) – Small churches and children are helping lead the way as Evangelical Covenant Church congregations conduct their Hope Sundays, which focus on the Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision project.…


One Gift Can Change a Family’s Life

Post a Comment » Written on October 5th, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (October 5, 2012) – Khiyan Jai-Ping, an elderly woman living in the mountain village of Huay Khaap, was left to fend for her and her husband after their children moved to the city to find work. The couple …


Reconstructed Bridge Reopens in Congo

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KARAWA, DR CONGO (October 3, 2012) – Travel between Gemena and Karawa became easier last week when reconstruction was completed on a bridge that washed out in August.…


Candidates Sought to Lead Paul Carlson Partnership

Post a Comment » Written on September 21st, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (September 21, 2012) – Candidates are being sought for the position as director of the Paul Carlson Partnership (PCP), replacing current Executive Director Byron Miller who is retiring after four years of service.…


Briefs: Free Chairs, Congo Trucks, Call-In Thursday

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Call-In Café on Spiritual Growth

CHICAGO, IL (September 18, 2012) – Bruce Lawson will host a Call-In Café discussion entitled Creating Spiritual Growth Pathways. The hour-long discussion will start at 11 a.m. (CDT) on Thursday.



Half of Congregation Commits to Congo Kids Project

Post a Comment » Written on September 17th, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

HINSDALE, IL (September 17, 2012) – Nearly half the families at Hinsdale Covenant Church signed up to sponsor children through the Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision project on Sunday, when the church became the first