GRAND RAPIDS, MI (August 23, 2010) – Working in a South African hospital and center for disabled children was not the experience Luke Eastburg was expecting – it proved even more powerful. Following are additional photos taken during his time of service there.
BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (August 17, 2010) – More than 1,200 people stood under overcast skies on a dirt soccer field to participate in the first ordination service of the fledgling Evangelical Community of the Ubangi in Mission in Africa (CEUMA), which was planted by the Congo Covenant Church (CEUM).
BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (August 17, 2010) It was a festive occasion during the first ordination service conducted by the Evangelical Community of the Ubangi in Mission in Africa (CEUMA), which was planted by the Congo Covenant Church (CEUM). Following are moments captured during the service, which was attended by a crowd estimated at 1,200 individuals
GEMENA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO (August 30, 2010) – The first-ever commencement exercises for the Ubangi Protestant University (UPU) were held August 14. Eight students received Master of Theology degrees, and 10 received Bachelor of Theology degrees.
GEMENA, CONGO (August 12, 2010) – Evangelical Covenant Church missionaries Tim and Helen Smith have arrived in Gemena to join the Covenant missionary team, part of a long-range plan for re-establishing a resident missionary presence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 23, 2010) – It was a moving experience, watching each of the specially invited international guests process into the worship area carrying small candles during Friday’s midday International Celebration as part of Triennial XIII at the Omni Shoreham Hotel.
ST. PAUL, MN (June 26, 2010) – If the Evangelical Covenant Church is to truly affirm its “commitment to the whole mission of the church,” individuals and groups within the denomination must engage in reconciliation among themselves, declared Mossai Sanguma, president of the Covenant Church of Congo (CEUM), in his sermon during tonight’s worship service as part of the 125th anniversary celebration.