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Through UMCOR’s Global Migration program, The United Methodist Church disbursed $50,000 to help families living in a refugee camp.
The United Methodist Commission on Religion and Race provided financial support for the caravan, according to the Rev. Simon Kombi Ramazani, council on ministries director and Religion and Race coordinator for the East Congo Episcopal Area.
Bishops, clergy and laity representing the country’s four episcopal regions of The United Methodist Church gathered recently to celebrate the first 100 years of Methodist mission in Eastern Congo.
During a special Feb. 22 service at the Cité Salama local church in the Kindu South District, East Congo Annual Conference, pastors and congregants danced and sang in celebration.
The CCC is a union of 95 Protestant and evangelical Christian denominations in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Bishop Unda, who also is the moderator of the National Synod of the Church of Christ in Congo, thanked God for his new role.
The United Methodist Church continues to collaborate with governments in Africa to promote COVID-19 vaccinations.
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During 20 years of bloody conflict, more than any place on earth, the women of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have suffered rape, abandonment by their families and communities, and HIV/AIDs.