Category: Programs

24 Jan 2024

Two New COG Development Grantees

We’re excited to announce that the COG Development Program awarded two grants this quarter. One recipient preferred to not be listed publicly. However, the other grantee is: Tadeos Magova Tadeos is a baptized member of the Living Church of God and was baptized in the year 2000. He and his wife live in Zimbabwe. Tadeos […]

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09 Jan 2024

Grantee Check-In: Sharon Darizo

Back in July of 2020, CGN awarded a COG Development grant to Sharon Darizo. Sharon Darizo is a member of the United Church of God and lives in Nairobi, Kenya. She used her grant to complete her bachelors degree in Business Administration. Once she finished her studies, she planned on starting an apparel business of her […]

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03 Jan 2024

Within Your Gates 3 Year Anniversary!

Happy 3 year anniversary to our Within Your Gates program! Within Your Gates is a program designed to encourage good works by providing grants to help fund service projects led by members of the Church of God! Grantees can be members or ministers and projects can involve service toward Church of God brethren or members […]

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01 Jan 2024

4 Year Anniversary of the COG Development Program!

Happy 4 year anniversary to our COG Development program! The program’s purpose is to help brethren in developing countries start successful, profitable and sustainable businesses, or obtain training or education for jobs that will provide a reliable source of income. This is done through micro grants that will help pay for the training or education, […]

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27 Dec 2023

Within Your Gates Bulletin: Myanmar Brethren in Harm’s Way

Please read the following request for prayers from the Legacy Institute: Dear Brethren and Fellow Laborers, This is an urgent prayer request for our Myanmar (Burma) brethren and the Church of God compound. Two days ago, a bridge was bombed and only motorcycles can get by. This is a strategic road. We will be careful […]

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05 Dec 2023

Within Your Gates Bulletin: Persecution of COG Brethren in Bangladesh

The following is an update received from the United Church of God: On December 1st, there was a major disturbance in the village of UCG members, Manik & Rita Balaam. Manik writes: “The Land Office sent the final Land Title Transfer Certificates of the Church and Graveyard to the village headman that he may give […]

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04 Dec 2023

Within Your Gates Program Update – Hurricane Otis Relief

Acapulco was hit hard by Hurricane Otis last month, catching them off guard with its fierce 165-mile-an-hour winds, damaging buildings and flooding roads. Please keep our brethren in your prayers as many have been seriously affected. To lend a hand, our Within Your Gates program is contributing $1,000. Let’s stand together in this time of […]

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14 Nov 2023

Ephesians 4 Grantee: Cooperative Pentecost Weekend!

Better late than never! We wanted to announce a recent awardee of an Ephesians 4 grant: UCG & the Father’s Call These two groups received an Ephesians 4 grant in 2022 as well and continue to do amazing work in the Bay Area of California! This year, they used their grant funds to subsidize a combined […]

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19 Oct 2023

New Grantee: Getrude Nkrumah

Help us congratulate our newest recipient of the COG Development Program: Getrude Nkrumah Getrude is from Kumasi, Ghana and is a member of Church of God, A Worldwide Association. She is using her grant funds to help start a beautician shop and hopes to train other Church members who are interested in building related skills. […]

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17 Aug 2023

Fantastic Fellowship Weekend Across the US!

The weekend of August 4th through 6th was one of the most encouraging weekends in recent memory! Three separate cross-organizational fellowship events occurred simultaneously! Even more promising was the fact that all three were openly promoted. One was in Oregon, one was in upstate New York, and the third was the Ephesians 4 Project grantee […]

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