Posts Tagged ‘Covenant World Relief’

Covenant Cares: One Gift Can Change a Life

Post a Comment » Written on December 13th, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (December 13, 2012) – A recovering drug addict who attends Bay Area Christian Connection (BACC), an Evangelical Covenant Church in Oakland, California, collected money from homeless men to benefit Covenant Cares.…


Storm-Victimized Daycare Center Reopens – for Now

Post a Comment » Written on December 3rd, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

LAURENCE HARBOR, NJ (December 3, 2012) – The day care center operated by Laurence Harbor Covenant Church has re-opened after being closed for several weeks following Hurricane Sandy.



There Are No ‘Discounts’ on Compassion

Post a Comment » Written on November 26th, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (November 26, 2012) – Our eyes and ears had barely recovered from the onslaught of political advertisements before being overwhelmed with promotions for almost unbelievable Black Friday and Cyber Monday post-Thanksgiving sales.…


Outreach to Storm Victims a Powerful Witness

Post a Comment » Written on November 21st, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

NEW YORK, NY (November 21, 2012) – Ecumenical relief work led in part by Evangelical Covenant Church ministers continues providing essential assistance to survivors of Hurricane Sandy.



CWR Partner HEAL Africa Treating East Congo Victims

Post a Comment » Written on November 20th, 2012     
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NEWS UPDATEThe city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo came under the control of a military rebel group this morning following a series of clashes and a particularly hard-fought battle in the center of the city.


Storm Sandy Ravages Crops in Haiti

Post a Comment » Written on November 8th, 2012     
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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

Post a Comment » Written on November 8th, 2012     
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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.…


Covenanters Rally to Support Storm Victims

1 Comment » Written on November 7th, 2012     
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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



CWR, Conference Partner to Help Storm Victims

2 comments Written on November 2nd, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (November 2, 2012) – Covenant World Relief (CWR) and the East Coast Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church will work together to provide relief to survivors of Hurricane Sandy, it was announced today.…


CWR Materials Mailed to Churches

Post a Comment » Written on September 20th, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (September 20, 2012) – Sample materials for the annual Covenant
World Relief (CWR) emphasis have been mailed to local Evangelical Covenant churches.…