Posts Tagged ‘Latin America’

CHET Graduates Largest Class Ever

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GARDENIA, CA (December 12, 2012) – The largest graduating class ever from Centro Hispano de Estudios Teologicos (CHET) received their diplomas during ceremonies at Taller del Alfarero Cristiano Covenant Church on Saturday.…


Colombia Church Addressing Domestic Violence Issues

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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 …


Partnering Bolstered in Latin America, Caribbean

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MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA (October 19, 2012) – The Evangelical Covenant Church and its ministry partners in Latin America and the Caribbean will better be able to communicate, inspire, and consult one another through a new organization, Holistic Ministries of the Latino …


Spanish Curriculum with International Impact Now Offered in English

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CHICAGO, IL (October 9, 2012) – A comprehensive Bible study curriculum, newly released by the Evangelical Covenant Church, is based on materials written in Spanish by Margie Swenson, co-director of missionary personnel and former missionary for Covenant World Mission, and …


Hispanic Pastors Exploring Cross-Border Collaboration

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TIJUANA, MEXICO (October 2, 2012) – Historic meetings among Hispanic pastors whose churches are situated on either side of the border between California and Mexico offer promise for expanded and stronger ministry.…


Outreach Ministry Helps Immigrants Process Applications

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LA VILLA, TX (September 4, 2012) – Members of La Villa Covenant Church this week were helping area residents apply for the Obama Administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that could enable them to avoid deportation



Briefs: Charity Golf Event, Hispanic Heritage Festival

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Golf Tourney Benefits Detroit Mobile Dental Ministry

DETROIT, MI (August 22, 2012) – Covenant Community Care’s new mobile dental program will benefit from the medical ministry’s golf outing on September 8.



Ceremony Celebrates Transition for Mexico Family Ministry

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MONTERREY, MEXICO (June 11, 2012) – Forty leaders and volunteers of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) participated in a ceremony recognizing a complete “handing over of the baton” to local leadership as Patty and Lisandro Restrepo, the last Evangelical Covenant …


CHET Announces New Dean/Faculty Leader

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COMPTON, CA (March 21, 2012) – Centro Hispano de Estudios Teologicos (CHET) has hired Manuel Valencia, an Evangelical Covenant Church pastor, to serve part-time as the new dean/faculty leader.…


Quake Shakes Portions of Mexico

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MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (March 20, 2012) – No Covenanters have been reported injured in the 7.4 magnitude earthquake that shook portions of Mexico today, said David Mark, Department of World Mission regional coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean.…