CHIANG MAI, THAILAND (May 19, 2010) – Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) missionaries serving in Thailand emphasized in emails this morning that they feel “quite safe” despite violence that broke out during the day in cities where they are serving.
BANGKOK, THAILAND (May 18, 2010) – Evangelical Covenant Church missionaries are safe and far removed the turmoil occurring in parts of the capital city, says Byron Amundsen, Department of World Mission director of administration and finance.
ROI ET, THAILAND (May 7, 2010) – The president of the Thailand Covenant Church and his wife survived a recent bus accident on their way to obtain visas that would allow them to attend the 125th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church in St. Paul next month.
PUNE, INDIA (April 23, 2010) – Shekhar Singh, a leader in the Hindustani Covenant Church (HCC), has been appointed principal (president) of Union Biblical Seminary, considered one of the leading theological education institutions in the country.
CHICAGO, IL (April 23, 2010) – Covenant World Relief funds are being used to help relief efforts in Qinghai Province, China, where a magnitude 6.9 earthquake occurred April 14, says Director Dave Husby.
ESTES PARK, CO (April 22, 2010) – Tom Cousineau, executive director of Covenant Heights Camp and Retreat Center who was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident while traveling in Thailand last month, returned to Estes Park Monday night.
PUNE, INDIA (April 15, 2010) – The Hindustani Covenant Church are helping to transform the lives of former slaves and others in need. The church invited roughly 60 prostitutes to lunch at its national offices. In Melghat, the church provided a micro-enterprise loan to a widow who started a small sundries store in front of her home. In the same area, the church is providing a ministry that offers programs to improve nutrition and literacy, as well as provide loans.