For the churches who would find it helpful, we have created a bulletin insert about the Covenant World Relief response. It is attached here.
If you have any questions, please feel free to call our office at (773) 784-3000.
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (May 22, 2013) – One of three people killed at a 7-Eleven convenience store by Monday’s devastating tornado was a member of Westmoore Community Covenant Church, says Executive Pastor Rodney Beavers.
The EF-5 twister demolished the store in which Terri Long, 49, was killed along with a mother and child who sought shelter in the store’s freezer, according to press reports. Read more…
A number of CWR-connected people recently took a trip to India to visit CWR projects. Below are reflections about the trip from Greg Yee, who is a member of the CWR Advisory Team and currently serves as the associate superintendent of the Pacific Southwest Conference but has been nominated to serve as superintendent of the North Pacific Conference.
I had the privilege of traveling to India with some of our Covenant’s finest leaders. We represented the wonderful diversity of our home mission field in the U.S./Canada: four conferences, three ethnicities, different generations and genders. Besides Dave, it was the first time in India for all of us.
My travel companions already blessed us with their thorough perspective and reflections of our trip here on the CWR blog [click here, here, and here]. To add to their entries, I would like to offer a couple of reflections but then move to sharing more personally how this trip affected me. Continue Reading »
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (May 20, 2013) – Several Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) congregations and homes of many members are located in the path of the tornado that struck Oklahoma City this afternoon, and the denomination has pledged its support to help in relief efforts. Read more…