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MobilePack

Hilmar Covenant Church mobilized community volunteers to participate in MobilePack, a food-packing event to benefit Feed My Starving Children (FMSC). Bags of food were packed for hungry kids around the world. The local community also benefited from the experience, because their awareness of the issue of global hunger was raised and they realized how they…

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Peaches to Papayas

It can be overwhelming to think about how to solve major world problems – like hunger. But, Vernon Peterson and Roy Danforth are confident that a new project can help to enhance nutrition in the Central African Republic (CAR). Together they have launched “Peaches to Papayas,” a project focused on bringing papaya and many other…

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Hope 4 Kids

Hope 4 Kids was a unique Children’s Service Project because it focused on four countries instead of just one. Grace Covenant Church in Chicago spent each week of Advent focusing on one country during the children’s sermon. Posters for each country were developed, using photos that were available online. Posters were hung in the sanctuary…

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Partnering to Serve International Students

For the past two years Hope Center Covenant Church (Pleasant Hill, California) has hosted approximately 80 international college students for dinner each Friday evening. They do so in partnership with several other churches in the Diablo Valley. Each evening also includes games and a faith-based message.

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10 Days of Global Prayer

Together with several of our partners in missions around the world, we aim to cover 24 hours of focused prayer for 10 days from Ascension Day leading up to Pentecost. We will systematically pray the Lord’s Prayer, asking for great things concerning the deepest needs of the world. It will be exciting to see how God…

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“Enough is Enough” Review

Every day more than 25,000 people die from hunger and malnutrition related diseases. That is the equivalent of sixty 747 airplanes crashing everyday. Two-thirds of those who die from hunger-related causes are children. Roger Thurow and Scott Kilman, both correspondents for the Wall Street Journal, teamed up to write “Enough: Why the World’s Poorest Starve in…

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