Mission and Ministry
Irene Chingwaru eats with two of her surviving children at Ngangu United Methodist Church in Ngangu, Zimbabwe, after Cyclone Idai ravaged the region in March. She and her husband lost two sons, ages 9 and 14, in the cyclone. Photo by Kudzai Chingwe, UMNS.

Pastors provide emotional support to cyclone survivors

Pastors in Zimbabwe are helping survivors of Cyclone Idai pick up the pieces physically and spiritually.
Social Concerns
Women gather during a peace-building workshop in Rutshuru, Congo. The United Methodist Church is playing a role in mediation efforts in the Rutshuru Territory of the DRC, which has been plagued by tribal and land conflicts. Photo by Philippe Kituka Lolonga, UMNS.

Church plays role of mediator in East Congo

In a region crushed by unrest, United Methodists help resolve tribal, land and inheritance conflicts.

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