Covenant World Relief (CWR) has been the response of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) to extreme poverty, hunger, injustice, and disaster for more than 60 years. Together, CWR and Covenant World Mission partnered with national church ministries to break the cycle of poverty for children and students through formal and non-formal education in the countries of India, Colombia, Congo, and South Sudan. The funds collected at CHIC2012 will be used to support these Covenant Kids ministries.
Last night, those who gathered for the final mainstage of CHIC2012 raised over $127,555 for the CWR Offering! You might recall from our earlier post on July 17 that ten percent of all sales in the CHICstore along with donations from the online giving option (made available so others, not in Tennessee, could participate) would be added to the offering as well. This is the largest offering collected at CHIC, to date.
May God bless the individuals, their communities, and the world through the ways this money will be used to support Covenant Kids ministries – including the impact the act of giving in such a manner may have on the students, leaders, volunteers, and supporters of CHIC 2012.