Congo Central Conference

Local Church
Students work in a storm-damaged classroom at Lufungula Institute, a United Methodist school in Kindu, Congo. Photo by Chadrack Tambwe Londe, UMNS.

United Methodist schools churches damaged in Congo

Storms, flooding disrupt education and worship in eastern part of the Congo.
Evangelism
The Zimbabwe Episcopal delegation stand in front of Joli Site Church in Galilee during their visit in the South Congo Episcopal Area. Photo by Chenayi Kumuterera, UM News.

Church members donate salaries to build church

In the Congo, where the average annual income is $400, United Methodists raise $2.5 million.
Mission and Ministry
Dr. Damas Lushima stands outside the former Osio Health Center. Lushima served as the general coordinator of the new center. Photo courtesy of the Equator and Oriental Annual Conference.

First health center opens in rural Congo village

For many years the population of Osio was forced to travel long distances to receive medical care. Now they don’t have to go anywhere.
Social Concerns
A woman who fled armed conflict in Misisi, Congo, receives a bag of rice from The United Methodist Church in Lweba. The church, using a grant from United Methodist Discipleship Ministries, has provided food relief to about 100 of those displaced. Photo by Jolie Shabani, UM News.

Church helps those displaced by violence

United Methodist Church in Congo partners with Discipleship Ministries to provide relief for displaced people.

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