Posts Tagged ‘Compassion-Justice’

Colombia Church Addressing Domestic Violence Issues

1 Comment » Written on November 9th, 2012     
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BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA (November 9, 2012) – Recent workshops and retreats for women who attend the Evangelical Covenant Church of Colombia are indications that the denomination is intent on preventing domestic violence and healing its victims, says Mary Lou Sander, Evangelical …


Storm Sandy Ravages Crops in Haiti

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FOND-DES-BLANC, HAITI (November 8, 2012) – Before Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast of the United States, it hammered parts of the Caribbean, including Haiti, where it wiped out an estimated 70 percent of the nation’s agriculture, including a …


Relief Fund Matching Grant Offer Announced

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CROMWELL, CT (November 8, 2012) – The East Coast Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church will match contributions by conference churches and members to its hurricane relief fund up to a total of $25,000.…


Hindustani Church Supports Sandy Storm Victims

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CHICAGO, IL (November 7, 2012) – The Hindustani Covenant Church (HCC) has contributed $3,000 for Covenant World Relief (CWR) to assist survivors of Hurricane Sandy in New York City.…


Covenanters Rally to Support Storm Victims

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By Stan Friedman

BRONX, NY (November 6, 2012) – Several vehicles, including a U-Haul truck carrying relief supplies from churches in the Great Lakes Conference (GLC) of the Evangelical Covenant Church, arrived at the Kingsbridge Armory on Monday to help



8-Year-Old Makes/Takes Stand Against Human Trafficking

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By Stan Friedman

SAN RAFAEL, CA (October 26, 2012) – It isn’t every Sunday that an eight-year-old girl is a featured speaker during a church service. Then again, Vivienne Harr, who spoke at Marin Covenant Church, already is doing



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.…


Numerous Events Focus On Domestic Violence

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ESCALON, CA (October 5, 2012) – A week after Pam Mendez gave her life to Christ in January 2006, she had surgery to remove a baseball-size tumor from her brain.…


One Gift Can Change a Family’s Life

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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 …


‘Homeless’ Event Raises Funds for Shelter

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By Stan Friedman

SHORELINE, WA (October 4, 2012) – Susan Talbot remembers the pain and struggles of her family living in a camper mounted on the back of an old pickup when she was 16 years old in the 1970s.