Nepalese Attending Covenant Churches Grieve Tragedy

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nepal-earthquake-response-logoGRAND RAPIDS, MI (April 29, 2015) — Ram Aryal, Thornapple Covenant Church’s minister to the Nepalese-speaking community, said today that many family members living in his native country have been forced from their homes by Saturday’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake that claimed the lives of more than 5,000 people.

“My 80-year-old dad, stepmom, brothers, sisters-in-law, and my nephews and nieces are outside under tents,” said Aryal, who has had limited email contact with family in Nepal. “I do not know as of yet if anybody is hurt.”

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