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Posts by Pierre Omadjela

The Rev. Neal Christie, at left, talks on July 17 with Dr. Lars Bitsch-Larsen in Kindu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Bitsch-Larsen provides medical care in the country each summer. UMNS photo by the Rev. Clayton Childers

Reaching out to rape survivors in Congo

Church and Society leaders discuss how the church can help survivors in a country where rape has been a weapon of war. Read More

From left, Odimba Ado Omakinda, Pierre Omadjela, Neal Christie and Bishop Ntambo Nkulu Ntanda of North Katanga Area confer before meeting with leaders on July 23 in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. UMNS photo by the Rev. Clayton Childers

Church official: In Congo, every day is 9/11

The United Methodist Board of Church and Society meets with leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where ongoing violence tops agenda. Read More

Bishop David Kekumba Yemba

Congo leaders, overseas partners set course

Bishop David Kekumba Yemba and Bishop Unda Gabriel Yemba joined their conference leadership and overseas partners to kick off a round-table meeting to shortlist ministry priorities for their respective episcopal... Read More

United Methodist West Congo Annual Conference leaders attending the seminar on management and resolution of conflict in Kinshasa pose for a group photo with the Rev. Neal Christie and the Rev. Clayton Childers of the United Methodist Board of Church and Society. A UMNS photo by Pierre Omadjela.

Congo woman shares story of forgiveness

Vava Ilombelombe, president of the widows group of Mapamboli, recently challenged African United Methodists to forgive, even when it is difficult. Read More