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The Congo Mission Network (CMN) meets yearly to review progress in partnerships with the Presbyterian Church in the Congo and to plan out the next year’s activities.  CMN will host a series of virtual meetings this fall starting September 16.   More details soon.  Please plan to join us!

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Rev. Denise Anderson to deliver keynote address for the 2020 Congo Mission Network Conference

Rev. Denise Anderson
Rev. Denise Anderson

The Rev. Denise Anderson, Coordinator for Racial and Intercultural Justice of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and Co-Moderator of the 222nd General Assembly (2016), will deliver the keynote address for the opening session of the Congo Mission Network Virtual Conference on Sept. 16.

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Congo Mission Network to Host Virtual 2020 Annual Conference This Fall

CMN 2020 Website LogoWe are pleased to announce the Congo Mission Network will host a Virtual Annual Conference in the fall of 2020. It will begin Sept. 16 with a pre-taped online worship service and introduction involving participants from across the U.S. and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Later sessions will focus on a range of timely topics. The CMN Steering Committee is planning the 2020 virtual event now. All are welcome.

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2019 CMN Conference Summary

Rev. Isaac Kalonji Mukendi, president of the Presbyterian Community of Kinshasa

Over 130 participants gathered for three days at Knoxville’s First Presbyterian Church to “Claim a New Day [as] Partners in Creating A New Congo.” Special guests from the DRC, Pastor Isaac Kalonji, President of the CPK and Dr. Serge Makolo Director of IMCK, focused on “Healing the Wounds of War while Laying the Foundation for Peace.” Elder Monique Misenga, also an International Peacemaker, spoke of “Empowering Women for Leadership.” Continue reading “2019 CMN Conference Summary”

Exciting Speakers at the 2019 Congo Mission Network Conference!

Keynote speaker Rev. Isaac Kalonji Mukendi (CPK)

Passion, dedication and a willingness to deal with complexity marked the speakers and conversations at the second day of the Congo Mission Conference. A sober willingness to examine some of the hardest situations on the planet was evident.  Read on for more information and pictures! Continue reading “Exciting Speakers at the 2019 Congo Mission Network Conference!”

2019 Congo Mission Network Conference Begins!

Drocella Mugorewera, Director of Bridge Refugee Services
Drocella Mugorewera, Director of Bridge Refugee Services

The 2019 Congo Mission Network Conference got a joyful start on Thursday, Oct. 17. Participants from across the U.S. and the Democratic Republic of Congo gathered at First Presbyterian Church in Knoxville, TN for the first of a three-day meeting.  Read more to hear about our first speakers and see a few pictures! Continue reading “2019 Congo Mission Network Conference Begins!”