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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. Our next conference is planned for October 1-3, 2020 (online). 

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!”

Quilt Raffle to Support The Dunns at MPH: Raised $2040!

Roxann Rule’s Congo Quilt
The MPH guesthouse in Kinshasa has hosted many travelers going into and out of Congo.   Clay and Cindy Dunn have been doing a wonderful job of operating and improving the guesthouse for several years.   The Dunns raise their own support but regularly need more support.

Roxann Stixrud Rule made a Congo-themed quilt  and raffled it at the Congo Reunion Luncheon in Montreat on August 24th. The quilt raised $2040 to support the Dunn’s ministry at MPH!   Read on to find out who bought it!

Continue reading “Quilt Raffle to Support The Dunns at MPH: Raised $2040!”